The Sin Eater's Last Confessions: Lost Traditions of Celtic Shamanism by Ross HeavenMy rating: 5 of 5 stars When I picked this up, I anticipated a book of Welsh, Scottish, and Briton mythology surrounding the history of Sin Eaters with a bit of personal background. Instead, Ross Heaven wrote an engaging and lovely memoir about… Continue reading Review: The Sin Eater’s Last Confessions: Lost Traditions of Celtic Shamanism
One of the tags I use a lot in this blog is "these aren't the penises you're looking for," but I happily can't use that label for this review.These are DECIDEDLY the penises you're looking for.Oh, were you looking for a safe-for-work book review? Let's start here: Michael's Wings successfully proves that a series of… Continue reading Michael’s Wings, by Tiffany Reisz (Book Review, Spoiler-Free, Appropriately NSFW)
I'll admit it. I wasn't sure about this one.Despite having read all of the Original Sinners series and most of the short stories/novellas set in that universe, The Bourbon Thief back cover copy didn't catch me. And so, foolishly, I started it at 10pm the night I got it.DUMB DUMB DUMB. You'd think, after reading… Continue reading Review: The Bourbon Thief (Tiffany Reisz)
So if you've stopped here in my little corner of crazy more than once, you already know I'm a huge fan of Tiffany Reisz's work. I reviewed her Original Sinners series last fall after finishing The Queen, and it's possible I crossed fingers, toes, eyes, and legs (which seems a little wrong considering the subject… Continue reading A Must-Read-Review of "The Confessions: An Original Sinners Collection" (No spoilers here, promise)
"Romance is beautiful, it's a gesture, it's a walk in a park with a pretty girl. Love is ugly sometimes. It's a crawl through a war zone to save a friend. Romance whispers sweet nothings. Love tells painful truths. Romance gives an engagement ring. Love takes a bullet." - The Queen, Tiffany ReiszTiffany Reisz doesn't… Continue reading Series Review: The Original Sinners (Tiffany Reisz)
Last week I watched Mission Impossible: Tom Cruise Never Gets Old.Let me preface this post by saying I love the MI movies, and not just for Simon Pegg and Jeremy Renner. I love them because I can usually see foreshadowing clearly, and so not many plots are surprising. In MI, of course the good guys… Continue reading It’s Dorian. Dorian Cruise.
You know that feeling? The one where you FINALLY get the second book in a series you like so much you'll ignore everything to read it (everything = eating, sex, feeding the dogs, showering, sleeping, working, oh shit was that a husband who just walked by? I'm not sure...I'm utterly lost in a different world)?Yeah. So… Continue reading I’m Stuck in Post-Vacation, Post-New-Book Blahs…
Remember that time when I bought a Lego Sarlacc and put sad-faced Lego people heads on it? Because I'm disturbing and fun?Today, super cool Sarah at This Is How The Apocalypse Starts has FAR FAR surpassed my creepiness.I'm proud to know her internetness.Go read this immediately: http://apocalypsestarts.blogspot.com/2014/03/because-everyone-needs-to-have-creepy.htmlYou're welcome for the nightmares.
I have a post in-progress of a story I'm working on...but to be honest there was too much wine Doctor Who shenanigans last weekend and I didn't get it finished.In the meantime, I spent quite a bit of time yesterday drooling over books reading at Barnes & Noble yesterday, and while Husband finished a very… Continue reading This Is Not A Post: NOW READ THIS
This isn't a post. This is a goddamn celebration. Allie Brosh is back!!! http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.comGo forth and read her new posts immediately. They're funny, and awkward, and in my opinion utterly spot-on when it comes to dealing with deep depression. I'm so ridiculously happy she's back! I'll have a post tomorrow. Promise.