Review: A Life of Death by Weston Kincade

Visceral and unsettling, A Life of Death is an artfully developed novel featuring many relevant themes in regard to young adult readers. The nature of life and death is explored, as is the horror of physical/emotional abuse, the importance of family, and the meaning of grief. Through our narrator, Alex, who finds himself gifted with… Continue reading Review: A Life of Death by Weston Kincade

Review: Seeing Double by Karen Runge

Mind-rape is perhaps the most fitting description of this book. Ms. Runge holds nothing back as she walks the line between poetry and pornography. (I was reminded of "Heat" by Denis Johnson - "...this exhaustion mutilated to resemble passion...") Here we explore the haunted nature of lust, focused at a remove through a desperate lens… Continue reading Review: Seeing Double by Karen Runge