Text in Show

Text in Show is a modern retelling of Cinderella set at a socialite dog show. What makes this show different? Mother-dog matching clothing, doggy evening gown and swimsuit competitions are just part of the craziness! Autumn has a hyper-critical mother. Sure, it took her ten years to get her collegeContinue Reading

Zom 100 Vol 2

“Quitting my job opened my eyes. I’m gonna do everything I ever wanted. No restrictions!“ Akira Tendo is still trying to finish his list of a hundred (more or less) things he wants to do before becoming a zombie. While waiting for the zombie apocalypse might take us awhile (dependingContinue Reading

Good Eggs

In Good Eggs, Kevin Gogarty has 99 Problems and a light-fingered mum is one. Eighty-three year-old Millie is caught shoplifting in the local shop. But it was only a birthday card and a packet of crisps. What’s the worst that could happen? “A single horrid thought filters through: if theContinue Reading

Unplugged

It’s twelve-year-old Jeff’s worst nightmare. Being trapped at a wellness camp eating food recently buried in dirt and bunking with strangers. Worst of all, no cell phone. Nothing is as bad as going Unplugged cold turkey. How can he get out of this 1960s prison? And why are the adultsContinue Reading

You Couldn't make it up

From questioning a band’s name (based on the age of its members that includes Phil Collins, shouldn’t Genesis be renamed Exodus?) to negotiating with the Grim Reaper for an extra year (because “2020 will be a write-off”), there is something in You Couldn’t Make It Up…! for every taste. HereContinue Reading

Aggretsuko Metal to the Max

Retsuko is an mild mannered accountant working in a mind-numbing corporate job. But when karaokeing, she turns into Aggretsuko: Metal to the Max. When her entire office comes down with the “C-virus”, it’s Retsuko to the rescue. How you say? A vaccine? Social distancing? Bleach injections? No, of course not!Continue Reading

Overstated

One thing I insist on in books in the humor section is that they be funny. They don’t have to be hilarious, laugh-out-loud funny. I’ll take a chuckle or even a whimsical smile. Overstated didn’t pass the funny hurdle for me at all. It was surprising because I always likedContinue Reading

Mother for Dinner

Ready for a clever, totally politically incorrect, story of a whole hidden nationality within the United States? That’s right, the Can-Am people are not from Canada. They are Cannibal-Americans from the Old Country. Which Old Country? They don’t remember. They do remember their rituals. Especially about having Mother for Dinner,Continue Reading