Fiction

17 Jan 19
aBookByTheWindow

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves” – Viktor E. Frank, Man’s Search for Meaning 🌼 Based on psychiatrist’s Viktor Frankl description of his life in a Nazi death camp, the book narrates the psyche of a prisoner struck between life and death and how the […]

17 Jan 19
Supposedly Fun

A comparison of James Baldwin’s novel If Beale Street Could Talk and the film adaptation from Barry Jenkins, covering the differences, similarities, and which is better.

17 Jan 19
King Toko

People often when discussing Gearbox Software and its CEO Randy Pitchford talk about the mess that was Aliens: Colonial Marines and Duke Nukem Forever – but I haven’t trusted them since E3 2004 when they showed off Brother in Arms: Road to Hill 30.

17 Jan 19
The Imperfect Muslimah

Chapter Twenty When Emma called to inform her that Daaem needed her to attend an event with him again, Aabirah seriously considered saying no. She’d been taken aback and a little hurt by the way Daaem had acted the last time they’d been together and a spiteful little place inside her wanted to demand an […]

17 Jan 19
Rust Belt Girl

I’m delighted that my story, “While Our Grown Men Played,” will appear in the Winter 2019 issue of Little Patuxent Review. I’m also delighted to be reading at the issue launch event. For more information or to purchase the issue–or subscribe to this lovely regional literary magazine–click on through. There’s truth in every piece of […]

17 Jan 19
Not Pinterest Worthy

For many years, I was very secretive about the actual details of my background. I lost a friend when I was in middle school because her parents banned her from hanging out with the “polyg kid,” so I learned very young that it was not okay to come from a fundamentalist background. (This was probably […]

17 Jan 19
beforewegoblog

Graphic Novel Review of Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine by Kelly Sue DeConnick (Writer), Taki Soma (Illustrator), Valentine De Landro (Artist), Robert Wilson IV (Artist)

17 Jan 19
Frederick Anderson

“He’s ready for sleep now.”  The woman told the one she had nicknamed Oddjob, who had not moved far from the door to Edgar’s new domain.  “The things I warned you about – make sure you get them done.  I’m not getting into that bed where it is.” “I could bloody throw you in!”  The […]

17 Jan 19
The Edgy Pen

NAME: Trade and Grow Rich: Adventurous Journey to Successful Trading AUTHOR: Indrazith Shantharaj and Kirankumar Nayak PUBLISHER: Notion Press RELEASE DATE: 25th June, 2018 GENRE: Business (non-fiction) FORMAT: E-book PAGES: 158 RATING: 4 galleons out of 5. If you don’t bet, you can’t win. If you lose all your chips, you can’t bet. –Larry Hite […]

17 Jan 19
Natasha's Book Nook

Title: Caught Series: Caught by the Bad Boys Book One Author: Raathi Chota Genre: YA/Thriller Release Date: January 15, 2019 Publisher: Limitless Publishing I’m the school geek. The teenage girl with glasses. The girl who boys avoid because her dad just so happens to be the Sheriff.    All I’m interested in is getting into Yale […]

17 Jan 19
what (not) to doc

UNTOUCHABLE Ursula Macfarlane presents a privileged look at Harvey Weinstein’s alleged history of abuse. Festival Section: Documentary Premieres

17 Jan 19
Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Apple has green lit a 10 episode season of an untitled science fiction series created and co-written by Simon Kinberg and David Weil. Kinberg has been the creative backbone of the X-Men franchise at Fox and Amazon is casting up the Weil-created series The Hunt, with Alfonso Gomez-Rejon directing, and Al Pacino and Logan […]

17 Jan 19
Screen Scholars

We’ve achieved Maximum Thursday[TM] with the Shondaland and Schur-mentum[TMx2] in full effect.   JASON’S PICK: A Discovery Of Witches [Sundance] Never been a fan of witches. In fact, about the only creature fiction I enjoy less is stories about vampires. This has both. It also has a snazzy trailer and Matthew Goode, so I suppose […]