Forget Black Friday shopping, the big news today is the release of the seventh installment of the Star Wars series teaser trailer. The nearly 2 minute long video gives us a glimpse of space battles, old friends, and a new threat. Check it out and start the countdown with me to its release December 18, 2015.
Looking Glass Review: Through a Glass DarklyApril 12, 2020
I don’t really go in for short story collections and I don’t really like the original Alice or her twee wonderland. But ah, Christina Henry is such a master that I forget all about that when I read her work. These stories are interconnected novelettes, complex and complete unto themselves, but even better when taken …
Asian and Asian American Authors Publishing into the PandemicApril 10, 2020
If you’re struggling to find ways to contribute during the pandemic, a small way you can help several communities at once is to buy books by Asian or Asian American authors from your local independent bookstore. Debut authors especially, but really anyone with a book out recently is hurting. Small retailers are hurting. And the …
Flyaway Review: Exquisite, Exquisite, ExquisiteJune 30, 2020
Flyaway is exquisite, exquisite, exquisite. Saying it once is not enough. And not just for emphasis: I’m hoping I can invoke even a fraction of the magic contained within Kathleen Jenning’s masterful little book. Bettina lives with her mother in sleepy serenity, venturing out from her just-so home and her fragrant garden only when necessary. …