Michelle Ladner: The Social Netmare

I have this recurring night terror. In it I finally write the book. The best book I can write. I query it. There’s real interest. I’m about to get a publishing contract. The operative word being about. Right when I’m preparing to sign my name on that dotted line, my almost Agent-Editor Googles me on a
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J.G. Walker: Book Review – The Delphi Room by Melia McClure

“My mother was on her way over the day I hung myself.” With this startling, mysterious line, author Melia McClure begins The Delphi Room, a fascinating and engrossing novel that is at times beautiful, heartbreaking, terrifying, and perplexing. It’s even funny. Often, it’s all of these things simultaneously. After taking her own life, a young
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J.G. Walker: My Favorites of 2013

Generally, 2013 was an okay year–not bad but not exceptional, either–but it was a decent year for entertainment, at least from my perspective. To anyone who claims there’s nothing good to read or watch out there, I say they’re not looking in the right places. Or they’re not looking at all. Here, in no particular order,
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