Holiday Reading (and Re-Reading), Part Three

Before I forget, a gentle reminder that my interview on WROTE Podcast is still up, so if you're wondering about what it was like to write Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks, a queer YA, given I'm mumble-mumble years old, or how I tried to tackle the "But I don't like short stories!" crowd with my … Continue reading Holiday Reading (and Re-Reading), Part Three


Holiday Reading (and Re-Reading), Part One

I tend to read most of my holiday-themed reads in November and December. It falls back to my days in retail, where I needed to work hard if I was going to recover any shred of joy to be found in the season (fist bump of solidarity to any of you retail workers out there... … Continue reading Holiday Reading (and Re-Reading), Part One

Sunday Shorts – “Merry Christmas, Mr. Miggles,” by Eli Easton

Toby Kincaid loves being the junior librarian in his hometown of Sandy Lake, Ohio. He spends his days surrounded by books and chatting with the library patrons. He especially adores the head librarian, Mr. Miggles, who is kind, witty, knowlegable about everything, and hopelessly addicted to Christmas. Sean Miggles is also pretty cute—especially for an … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “Merry Christmas, Mr. Miggles,” by Eli Easton

Sunday Shorts – Unwrapping Hank

It's probably unfair that I'm talking about back-to-back holiday themed books two weeks in a row by the same author, but Eli Easton seems to have the magic this former-retail-worker-slowly-learning-to-love-Christmas-again needs. This time, it's Unwrapping Hank, and unlike Blame it on the Mistletoe, this story has a decidedly Christmassy theme to it. Here's the situation: … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – Unwrapping Hank