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
Make the Yuletide Gay
It's time for more of my favourite reads, and today I figured I'd go gay. Well, y'know, I'm always gay, but today... You know what? Never mind. Here are some more of the books I read this year and loved. If you love yourself some gay fiction, I have some options for you. Or, y'know, … Continue reading Make the Yuletide Gay
December Will Be Magic Again
The hardest things about Christmas for me will likely always be twofold. First, a couple of decades in retail took most of the shine off the season, and especially the music. It's been a few years now, since I had my six-day work-weeks and dragged my butt home on Christmas Eve super-late (because it was … Continue reading December Will Be Magic Again
Sunday Shorts – “An Asian Minor: The True Story of Ganymede” by Felice Picano, performed by Jason Frazier.
In case you missed it last Monday, I was over at Out in Print: Queer Book Reviews talking about Felice Picano's An Asian Minor: The True Story of Ganymede, performed by Jason Frazier. An audiobook novella, it was fantastic. Long out-of-print, this novella is Ganymede's life story - unapologetic in its ribald details of Greek … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “An Asian Minor: The True Story of Ganymede” by Felice Picano, performed by Jason Frazier.
I’d Rather Listen
Today, I finished Scrappy Little Nobody, Anna Kendrick's book. I listened to it—I really prefer to listen to biographies rather than to physically read them, especially if the author is the one reading the book (and even more especially if it's an autobiography). I like having that one-step-closer to knowing exactly the tone that the … Continue reading I’d Rather Listen