‘Tween friendship and a gender place. [Book Review]

Adolescence is a hard time for everyone, you can’t deny it. You’re somewhere between a kid and an adult, expected to walk the thin line between obedience to elders and responsibility for one’s own actions. It’s tough for everyone, but for some kids, it can be even worse.

This is the story of one of those kids, and his struggles to find lasting friendship, deal with his alternative family, and confront a truth about himself that will change his life forever. Continue reading “‘Tween friendship and a gender place. [Book Review]”

When BFFs turn lovers, not everyone is keen on the idea. [Book Review]

Though most readers probably know me from my horror and thriller stories, I have to admit that I’m a sucker for a sappy romance. (I’ve even tried my hand at writing a few, and will definitely be writing more, along with horror, thriller, science fiction, etc., in the future.)

So when lesfic author E. A. Kafkalas agreed to let me review her book, I was excited to see what twist she had put on the familiar best-friends-turned-lovers storyline.

cover of lesfic romance Out of Grief by EA Kafkalas

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It’s Official: Love Wins!

My wife called me as I was walking in the door from grocery shopping this morning. She sounded weepy as she told me to turn on the television.

“What channel?” I asked.

“All of them. It’s on all of them.”

I flipped it on, and what I saw nearly knocked me off my feet. I pulled the ottoman over and collapsed.

June 26 Marriage Equality Ruling

It happened. SCOTUS ruled IN FAVOR of marriage equality.

Today, instead of having to say that my wife and I are married in “over half” of states, I can say that we’re MARRIED. Period. No qualifications. No more apologizing. No more begging to be treated like equal members of society… Well, at least where our marriage is concerned. We still have a long way to go, but this is a GIANT LEAP for all Americans toward full equality.