Daily Archives: July 15, 2012

“ICON” the second excerpt from another Author G. D. Grace novel. (Release Date: TBD)

(Another excerpt from, “ICON”,another novel I’ll be releasing some time in late 2013) …She was outdone. Her indifference was short lived, as her thoughts settled back on a derailed career, and the memory of a child who she believed was … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: Enrique Vila-Matas’s Dublinesque [Excerpt]

Originally posted on the contextual life:
Dublinesque by contemporary Spanish writer Enrique Vila-Matas is a surprisingly humorous story about a failed publisher, Riba, living in Barcelona. Rather than admit his company’s demise is attributed to his poor financial skills, he…

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Professor & Author, Dr. Ebony Utley, Releases New Provocative Book, “Rap And Religion: Understanding The Gangsta’s God”

Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:
Rap and Religion: Understanding the Gangsta’s God (Praeger; June 2012; $37) tackles a sensitive and controversial topic: the juxtaposition—and seeming hypocrisy—of references to God within rap music. Hip hop culture and rap music in particular have…

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Review of The Sword: A Novel (Chiveis Trilogy) by Bryan Litfin

Originally posted on Jennifer M Eaton:
I started reading this novel with the “free excerpt” from Amazon, and I immediately purchased it once my free pages were done. Click on the image to go to B&N Site This novel was…

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Monument 14, By Emmy Laybourne

Originally posted on Blogging for a Good Book:
High school junior Dean is starting a normal day in his Colorado suburb, riding his school bus in a future not too different from now, where every child has a minitab that…

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Comic-Con: Gay characters enjoying new prominence, tolerance

Originally posted on Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times:
Jon Macy signs one of his comic books, “Fearful Hunter,” which features gay characters, in the exhibit hall at Comic-Con. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)…

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50 Shades Of Grey – Book Review

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Rapper Murs Features Gay Romance In “Animal Style” [VIDEO]

Originally posted on The Urban Daily:
Looks like change is coming slowly but surely in the Hip Hop community when it comes to gay acceptance. Right on the heels of Frank Ocean’s coming out, indie rapper Murs features a gay…

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Jermaine Dupri Wants Frank Ocean To Save R&B Music

Originally posted on Bossip:
As Frank Ocean continues to rack up one stamp-of-approval after another, he can now add Jermaine Dupri to his list of fans. The last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind for the New Orleans singer…

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