Category Archives: Books

Goodreads Review – “Red, White, & Royal Blue”

Yeah, sometimes I’ll just rip a review straight off of what I wrote over at Goodreads. It happens. From my Goodreads account: Wow. How to put into words all of my feelings about this book? It’s exactly what I needed, what I … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway: “The Goldblum Variations”!

Have I got a treat for you guys. If you like Jeff Goldblum – and who doesn’t, really – you’re gonna want to get your grubby littles on this paperback. Because trust me, it’s awesome. I’ve pawed through it – … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Reviews: Naomi Booth, “Sealed”

Originally published at The Green Man Review! “Oh lord, keep me safe from harm. Oh lord, keep me safe from my skin” This is a first novel? Wow. Absolutely stunning. Feels a bit like Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Jen Agg, “I Hear She’s A Real Bitch”

Originally published at The Green Man Review! A look behind the kitchen door, into the world of restaurants, chefs and what it takes to thrive in this business, Agg’s unflinching look at her life feels like a master class in … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Brian James Freeman (ed.), Reading Stephen King

Herewith, a mini-review originally published at The Green Man Review! I remember being eleven years old, clutching a shiny new paperback copy of The Shining. (Yes, my parents bought it for me. They were cool with me reading anything, as … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Pat Cadigan and Paul Dini’s DC Comics Novels – Harley Quinn: Mad Love

Originally published on December 9th, 2018, at The Green Man Review! “If resistance to Batman was a crime, then crime was a revolutionary act.” Everybody loves Harley Quinn. Well maybe Batman thinks she’s kind of a pain, but let’s not … Continue reading

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#31in31 2018: “Anthony Bourdain’s Hungry Ghosts”

This collection of Vertigo comics by chef, traveler and late great foodie delves into ghosts, monsters and other sorts of creepies, all tied in with a food theme. A man who loves (to eat) horses, a chef who picked up … Continue reading

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