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what if jesus had been medicated?

Trigger warning & disclaimer: I am no christian and it’s not up for discussion. I’m not rude about it, but neither am I reverent.

The Good Luck of Right Now – Matthew Quick… 554 more words


the silver linings playbook by matthew quick

I should start by saying that I haven’t seen the film, but I’d read some reviews including this one by a shrink, so I began to read assuming it’d be inaccurate and incomplete about bipolar, but fun regardless. 341 more words


The sense of an ending by Julian Barnes: A review

Thirty-second book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

This book was suggested to me by my dear friend, Pavitra Vijayaraghavan. But like most novels that sound emotional and perhaps draining, I decided to let this one be for as long as I could. 590 more words

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SF Classics – Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Ender’s Game (1985) by Orson Scott Card is a military SF novel, and one of the most famous books of this genre, with sequels, comics and even a recent movie adaptation. 52 more words


The Center of Winter, by Marya Hornbacher

Here’s literary proof of the empathy of bipolar people; Marya Hornbacher manages to get right under the skin of just about any kind of character and she handles three first person voices beautifully. 268 more words


Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes: a review

It’s a given: on paper, this new book of Lauren Beukes is not one I would read. Mystery and thrillers I can do if they are historical – … 405 more words

Books & Fiction

You asked for it: Snipette 3 of JADIN - lovin' it

Continuation of Chapter One: The agonizing, echoing yells of the dying mentor increased in intensity. “Someone please help me! The pain is too much! It’s too much. 237 more words