Category Archives: Literature

“Car Nex: Skin Job By Michael Thomas-Knight”

I was recently contacted by Michael Thomas-Knight from Parlor of Horror, which is a blog I follow on wordpress.com. He e-mailed me to inquire if I would be interested in writing a review of his novella, “Car Nex: Skin Job,” … Continue reading

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“The Girls By Emma Cline”

During the summer of 1967, having recently been released from prison, a human predator prowled the streets of the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco. There was nothing that particularly stood out about him in a physical sense that made the … Continue reading

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“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”

“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” is a short story written by prolific author, Joyce Carol Oates (A Garden of Earthly Delights), which was first published by Cornell University in the Fall 1966 issue of their literary magazine, … Continue reading

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“Calico Joe By John Grisham”

“You want to read about somebody exceptional. You want to get the reader’s attention. You want to tell a story that’s never been told, and to do that, you have to jazz it up a bit. Baseball is a game … Continue reading

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“Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed”

“I don’t know why my life has turned out the way it did. I sometimes wonder, What was the point of all this pain I’ve been through? Why couldn’t God make it possible for us to never go through hard … Continue reading

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“Crooked – An Alternative History Of Richard Nixon”

During the early morning hours of June 17, 1972, five men were arrested at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. The incarcerated individuals would be linked to the re-election campaign of the 37th President … Continue reading

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“The Girl On The Train”

The debut novel by British journalist turned author, Paula Hawkins, “The Girl on the Train” is a cleverly plotted, well written, psychological thriller. Published by Riverhead Books on January 13, 2015, the 336 page novel, centers on the main protagonist, … Continue reading

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