Category: relationship

Book Review: Find You In The Dark, by Nathan Ripley

Find You In The Dark is the debut novel from Journey Prize winning author, Nathan Ripley (Naben Ruthneum). I am thrilled I received an advance copy, as the book won’t actually be released from Atria Books until June 2018. The main character is Martin Reese. Married, with a fifteen year old daughter, Reese made a […]

Is The Walking Dead . . . Dead?

The Walking dead first aired in the United States with an eight episode season in October 2010. For the next five years viewership and television ratings increased exponentially.¬†While the show is loosely based on graphic novels written by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard, the AMC series really launched the return of Zombies being […]

Book Review: SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, by Christopher Valen

I have been a fan of the John Santana crime novels from the beginning, as well as an immediate fan of Christopher Valen. His writing style, characters, and tight-knitted plots made becoming a fan simple, natural. I mean, Valen puts everything a mystery reader wants inside every one of his novels. Intrigue, suspense, a splash […]

Netflix Movie Review: The Skeleton Twins

So I went to Netflix and saw that the Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader movie, The Skeleton Twins was recently added. I remember when they made the circuit promoting the film. I made myself a frozen pizza dinner and settled in on the sofa. I figured with Wiig and Hader, Luke Wilson and Ty Burrell, […]

Book Ideas for Dummies

As a writer, I meet (and know) people who say to me, “Have I got a book for your to write. Instant best seller!” I try my best at being polite. “Really? If it is that good an idea, you should write it.” “No,” they’ll tell me. “You’re the writer. You write it!” And then […]