Heavy Vinyl appears to have gone through some adjustments over its publication. Its title was originally Hi-Fi Fight Club and then for some reason they changed the name of the record store it is set in from Vinyl Mayhem to Vinyl Destination. Both changes are better, but many of the web descriptions of the comics have the old names so that’s confusing. Anyhow, spoiler alert: it’s about a fight-club in a record store! Sort of. I haven’t read or seen Fight Club, but this seems to be more of a vigilante group than the Fight Club of Palahniuk (and later, […]
Let’s just get this out of the way: THIS BOOK IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUTE!!!!!!! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 I want a movie of it that’s like School of Rock meets Camp. Come on! Working out your parents divorce and your sexual awakening through rock and roll?!?!?! Turning Taylor Swift into a metal jam?! I die. This story is about Melly, who is a quiet young lady that loves playing the drums. She and her best friend Olivia make up the perfect rhythm section, and they sign up together for Camp Rockaway, bass and sticks in hand. On the day they’re […]
This book was recommended to me by a bookclub friend. “Lesbian scientists!” she said. “There’s a drug that makes people see God (or Gods or G-d),” she said. It sounded like a cool idea, reminding me a little of Nexus by Ramez Naam or some post-William Gibson kind of thing about our modern technology gone just a little too far. My overall experience of reading this book was just “meh.” The concept did sound pretty interesting and it begins with a character who is a lesbian in a mental institution, so I realized pretty quickly it wasn’t an average sci-fi […]
This review covers three romance novellas that read as one larger story – So Sweet, So Good, & So For Real. Rebekah Weatherspoon has been a Must Read author for me since I read the Fit Trilogy last year. So For Real, the final installment in this series, came out a couple of weeks ago and I snapped it right up. Our MC is Kayla Davis – a thick, black, bisexual woman who has just been laid off from her job. Her roommate, Adler, convinces her to sign up for a service that facilitates sugar daddy/baby arrangements so they don’t […]
…only a fool would reject the comfort of routine for weeks of murder and monsters. Kindle location 2065 This sequel to Maplewood meets and, in some ways, exceeds its predecessor.