Books To Read When the World is a Dumpster Fire

Hey y'all.It's hot as hell here in New York today. New York has this particularly humid quality during the summer that makes everything sticky.I keep hearing rumors that in some regions of the country, there's this thing called a dry heat. What does that feel like? I've never experienced a summer with dry heat.Anyway. The … Continue reading Books To Read When the World is a Dumpster Fire

"But this is America–this is not who we are." (Spoiler Alert: It’s exactly who we are)

Unless you've been living under a rock in the past week, you've probably seen news stories and Twitter feeds about migrant Central American children coming into the United States with their parents to escape any numbers of dangerous situations seeking asylum, only to be separated--the parents sent to one place, arrested, deported; the children sent … Continue reading "But this is America–this is not who we are." (Spoiler Alert: It’s exactly who we are)

Pink Nipples, and Other Romancelandia Peculiarities

Every genre has its tropes and quirks, right? Mysteries have murders and murderers. Legal thrillers have complicated cases and courtroom drama. Fantasy and sci-fi have magical creatures or people with amazing abilities or feature the future or technology.Romance has plenty of tropes--I've mentioned them in a few past posts--depending on the type of romance. And … Continue reading Pink Nipples, and Other Romancelandia Peculiarities