Rock Hard and Rearing to Go.

OMG. You guys, I think I have a thing for befanged grey men. First, it was Brishen in Radiance  by Grace Draven, and now? Daarik from Exile by Colleen Vanderlinden. Maybe I have a statue fetish I’ve not explored? Something about their stoney grace? I have a feeling I know who’s next… It’s the obvious first step into the … Read more…

vegan mapo tofu

True Life: My Bookshelves Are a Shitshow.

(Two things before we get into the meat of the post, 1: all links are affiliate links when they link to Amazon. 2: The Vegan MaPo Tofu at the end is the yummiest ever, and that’s not hyperbole.) “Give me a room whose every nook is dedicated to a book.” ― Robert Southey Ok, I … Read more…

Life Changing Books on Reader/Eater

Lady in Red.

(read on for foolproof falafel and white sauce!) The Reading: I fully admit that I belong to a fandom or two. I have read and could re-read everything Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Stephen King, Kurt Vonnegut, Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth Hunter, Octavia Butler, Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, Daphne duMaurier…and on and on–have written. I never tire … Read more…

quick and easy coconut curry

Remember the Ladies. (Spicy Food and Books for Spicy Women!)

Today’s recipe does not at all go with the review. It was not inspired by the book, or the time period. This is because the book takes place in Colonial America and the food just seemed inedible to me. They didn’t have access to much sugar or salt or, you know, TEA, so it looks … Read more…