I can hear the wind laughing outside
At our human pride.
The tide
Of time moves on
And we are gone,
With the wind
That will rescind… 6 more words


Rainy weather reading

The rainy season is in full swing in California, and I have been taking advantage of the weather to snuggle up with some great books. Here are a few of my recent favorites: 285 more words


New Book | Jerónimo Antonio Gil

From UNM Press:

Kelly Donahue-Wallace, Jerónimo Antonio Gil and the Idea of the Spanish Enlightenment (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017), 392 pages, ISBN: 978 08263  57342, $65. 177 more words


BOOK REVIEW: Carnivalesque By Neil Jordan

‘To Andy and his parents, it looks like any other carnival: creaking ghost train, rusty rollercoaster and circus performers. But of course it isn’t. Drawn to the hall of mirrors, and enters and is hypnotised by the many selves staring back at him. 1,447 more words


READ THE WORLD - Cuba: Old Rosa by Reinaldo Arenas

Old Rosa is one novel told in two short stories. The first is about Rosa, her life as a farmer, her marriage, and her children including her eldest son who runs of to join Castro’s rebels and her youngest son who she catches in bed with another boy. 422 more words


Black Dawn by Mallory McCartney

Black Dawn by Mallory McCartney

Published: February 14th 2017 by Clean Reads Publishing

The end of an Empire, The rise of a Queen

Emory Fae enjoys leading a quiet, normal life. 412 more words


Wires and Nerve and journey to the moon and back

Book: Wires and Nerve

Author: Marissa Meyer

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 out of 5

This graphic novel was wonderfully imaginative. It’s a continuation of the Lunar Chronicles that shows what life is like after Cinder and her friends save the world and the moon from Queen Levana. 159 more words

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