WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Utopia means nowhere

David Mitchell has been one of my favorite literary writers for a long time now. I’ve read three of his books, starting with Cloud Atlas and ending with this one, … Continue reading

August 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Discover writer Mike Robbins

I’ve just posted a review of Mike Robbins’ collection of novellas called Three Seasons. Born the same year I was, but with an experience resumé out of a John LeCarré … Continue reading

May 14, 2020 · 3 Comments

Another 5-star review for Eternity Began Tomorrow!

When a great review comes along for an indie writer, boy, you really want to shout from the rooftops. Over the weekend, Eternity Began Tomorrow picked up one of those. … Continue reading

February 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Free at last?

A couple of weeks ago I asked the mostly rhetorical question, If giving away books doesn’t yield sales of your other books, or new reviews, why are you giving away … Continue reading

January 27, 2020 · 10 Comments

In case you missed it: a super review of “Eternity Began Tomorrow”

While I wait to hear whether EReader News Today will take my money and let me promote Eternity Began Tomorrow, a great new review of the book by Cinthia Ritchie … Continue reading

November 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

“In No Particular Order” review

Just thought I’d share Cinthia Ritchie’s review of my “memoir,” In No Particular Order. She liked it! I always appreciate Cinthia’s reviews of my books because she reads a lot. … Continue reading

April 16, 2018 · 6 Comments

Baby maybe?

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich My rating: 4 of 5 stars Since there are plenty of reader reviews out there that describe the plot of Future … Continue reading

January 10, 2018 · 10 Comments

Take a walk on el lado salvaje

My Camino Walk: A Way to Healing by Timothy L. Phillips My rating: 4 of 5 stars I hadn’t heard of the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain until Tim … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · 12 Comments

Another “Book review of nonexistent books”

As if his last novel hadn’t done enough damage, Braith Pindrop is back with a new book exploiting the nascent national fad of ferret racing. As far as this reviewer … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · 14 Comments

Once upon a mattress

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf My rating: 4 of 5 stars Our Souls at Night, this sweet and sad novel by Kent Haruf, has been made, unfortunately, into … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · 3 Comments