Book Review by Lea Ryan: Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

Book Review on Art and Fear, originally written by Lea Ryan, author of several books and stories, including the bestselling novella, What the Dead Fear.

Mac Miller and Rumi Make a Ritual To Read to Each Other, by Megan Willome

Intro Whilst perusing the interwebs, we came across this wonderfully creative intersection of culture, perspective, and philosophy. Megan Willome, author of The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life With Poems, shares with us her thoughts on Rumi and Mac Miller. Wait, but why those two? A Ritual to Read to EachContinue reading “Mac Miller and Rumi Make a Ritual To Read to Each Other, by Megan Willome”

A Killer Book Signing for Dark Fiction Lovers

Join us for a book signing and discussion with acclaimed author, A.R. Braun. This event will be held at the Pekin Public Library on October 29th, at 5:00 p.m. A.R. Braun will be signing books and discussing his latest Dark Fiction anthology collection titled, “Phantom World.” Phantom World is a trip into the sick mindContinue reading “A Killer Book Signing for Dark Fiction Lovers”

We’re Here to Fart Around

Kurt Vonnegut tells his wife he’s going out to buy an envelope: “Oh, she says, well, you’re not a poor man. You know, why don’t you go online and buy a hundred envelopes and put them in the closet? Vonnegut pretends not to hear her, and ventures out to get an envelope because he’s goingContinue reading “We’re Here to Fart Around”

More Hot Summer Reads!

More Hot Summer Reads on audible, as we have ramped up our audio listenting this Summer while we do yard work, jog, and lay poolside! Last month we shared our recommendations on Audio book for Audio book month and we received some pretty positive feedback. That being said, this month we decided to share aContinue reading “More Hot Summer Reads!”

The 10 Greek Orators From Athens

The 10 Greek orators from Athens were said to have been the most influential orators of ancient Greece during the 5th and 4th century BCE by Aristophanes of Byzantium.  These writers of judicial history are what follow after the great literature of legends such as the Iliad or Homer.  They are labeled as the AtticContinue reading “The 10 Greek Orators From Athens”

Afghanistan Literature: Memoirs, Poetry, Non-Fiction and Fiction

With the media attention being on Afghanistan’s situation, we can’t help but feel worried for the future of the people of Afghanistan. Literature helps us learn empathy; empathy for other human beings living in remote areas of the world under strict, horrifying conditions that we as readers, only dare read about in books. We knowContinue reading “Afghanistan Literature: Memoirs, Poetry, Non-Fiction and Fiction”

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