There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby: Scary Fairy Tales by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

I was lucky enough to stumble across this book while adventuring in East Oahu. I found it in the forgotten corner of a used bookstore on top of a column … Continue reading There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby: Scary Fairy Tales by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

Review: Holy Ghosts: Or, How a (Not So) Good Catholic Boy Became a Believer in Things That Go Bump in the Night by Gary Jansen (Audio)

This book was a fun little read, but when I finally reached the end, I felt like I needed more; not that the book was lacking any creep factor or … Continue reading Review: Holy Ghosts: Or, How a (Not So) Good Catholic Boy Became a Believer in Things That Go Bump in the Night by Gary Jansen (Audio)

Book Review: The Things We Wish Were True

 The Things We Wish Were True by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen is a random audio book I found on Amazon one day. I wanted to have something for my long drives … Continue reading Book Review: The Things We Wish Were True

Hidden Secrets (Secrets and Second Chances Book 2), by Donna M. Zadunajsky Review

“But, the thing was, if I hadn’t tried to kill myself, then I wouldn’t be the person I was today.”– Hidden Secrets, Donna M. Zadunajsky I’ve finally finished reading this … Continue reading Hidden Secrets (Secrets and Second Chances Book 2), by Donna M. Zadunajsky Review

Roman à clef at Play: An Interview With Author, Donna M. Zadunajsky

As an undergrad, I listened to my professors gush about “The Rape of the Lock” and Dharma bums–famous roman à clef titles of the serious literary wold. From the minute I … Continue reading Roman à clef at Play: An Interview With Author, Donna M. Zadunajsky

An Interview with a Hawaii-Based Publisher’s Editor-in-Chief, David Shinsato

 Q: Let’s start off light. So, what’s the funniest thing that has happened to you? A: Funniest thing that happened to me… Well, this wasn’t exactly funny for me at … Continue reading An Interview with a Hawaii-Based Publisher’s Editor-in-Chief, David Shinsato