Category: reviews

A Killer by Design: Murderers, Mindhunters, and My Quest to Decipher the Criminal Mind by Ann Burgess

*I received a review copy from Hachette for an honest review. For those who have read John Douglas’ Mindhunter and Robert Ressler’s Whoever Fights Monsters, you already know Ann Burgess — the psychologist behind the groundbreaking studies which drove the development of criminal profiling as a crime-fighting technique. She’s authored and co-authored several books, but…

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King Henry VI, Part 2 by William ShakespeareMy rating: 3 of 5 stars The Henry plays — and a great deal of Shakespeare’s history plays — were written prior to 1594. These are Shakespeare’s early attempts and a lot of critics have pointed out: it shows. Henry VI, Pt 2, is definitely rough. There are…

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Random Post of Awesome: Braggin’ on a Buddy!: Traci Cizek Sackett in High Contrast Review!

Awww. I held Traci’s babies when they were teeny-tiny – now I (and you, dear blog readers!) get to read her story-babies too. And if you wanna know how much fun this gal is, just check out the title of her piece, just published in High Contrast Review: Maggot Pie There’s such a terrific energy to this piece.…

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Google Your Name Much?

“Reflection: It is presumably a bad thing to look through articles, reviews, etc. to find one’s own name. Yet I often do.”~Virginia Woolf, A Writer’s Diary While reading through Woolf’s diary, it’s easy to conclude: It’s good Virginia Woolf did not live in the time of Google or Amazon Reviews. Because, holy moly! The girl…

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