Beneficio

Beneficio by Michal Kalicki, art by Gawron.  I rated it 1 of 5 stars on Goodreads, "did not like it", and shelved it there as fiction & graphic novel. Thank you to NetGalley and Europe Comics for the free e-copy for review. I did not enjoy Beneficio mainly because I was unable to figure out … Continue reading Beneficio

Quality Quotes #12

"[T]hose who refuse to consider what they do are cloaked in the shadow of stupidity, but they enjoy the shade.  It is cool and comfortable there."  Joe R. Lansdale, in his 2013 novel The Thicket. Considering how many people in America today subsist, indeed, thrive on an alimentation of willful ignorance, y'all might be tempted … Continue reading Quality Quotes #12

New Feature Added!

Howdy, friends and fellow Bloggers!  As I've been more diligent lately about increasing my practice of blogging, I've realized The Ceaseless Reader Writes' content has become quite copious, and my existing dropdown searches for "Categories" and "Archives" no longer suffice.  To make it easier for readers (and me!) to find posts about specific thoughts, authors, … Continue reading New Feature Added!

Thoughts on 2 Books #12

I already posted these reviews on Goodreads, so they're well-burnished.  If y’all’re interested in reading either of the synopses, click the linked title below the image of the book’s cover.  And if you’ve read either of these books, I’d love to hear what you think in my Comments section.  You know, way down yonder at … Continue reading Thoughts on 2 Books #12

Thoughts on 3 Books #12

I already posted these reviews on Goodreads.  If y’all’re interested in reading any of the synopses, just click the linked title below the image of each cover.  And if you’ve read any of these books, I’d love to hear what you think in my Comments section.  Y’know, way down yonder at the bottom. Dead Leprechauns … Continue reading Thoughts on 3 Books #12

Quality Quotes #11

"Sandy shook her head.  'Boys,' she said, and with that single word excused me from all responsibility."  Ann Patchett, in The Dutch House. This trenchant quote damnear caused me to choke when I came across it while eating breakfast this morning.  I was blind to the concept of white male privilege until after I had been … Continue reading Quality Quotes #11