20 Must-Read Books for Carnival Season
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20 Must-Read Books for Carnival Season

It’s that time of year – Mardi Gras season is in full swing! From cheap trinkets and stuffed animals to spending all day on the neutral ground, locals and tourists alike look forward to Carnival. For me, it wouldn’t be Mardi Gras without Popeye’s chicken, castle burgers from Tastee Donuts, and NOLA Blonde for sustenance. … Continue reading

David Armand’s Harlow Evokes O’Connor, Salinger, & McCarthy
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David Armand’s Harlow Evokes O’Connor, Salinger, & McCarthy

A little Flannery O’Connor, a little JD Salinger, a little Cormac McCarthy. That’s how I would describe David Armand’s Harlow. In fact, Wiley Cash, New York Times bestselling author, said, “If Flannery O’Connor and Cormac McCarthy had a literary child, its name would be David Armand. His novel combines O’Connor’s Gothic violence and sense of humor with McCarthy’s … Continue reading

George Bishop’s Night of the Comet is Heartbreaking, Relatable
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George Bishop’s Night of the Comet is Heartbreaking, Relatable

If you’ve ever felt as though you’re living a life you weren’t supposed to live; if you’ve ever felt ashamed of your family; if you’ve ever felt that love is something reserved for fairy tales; if you’ve ever felt uncertain of the laws that govern your universe; heck, even if you’re just fascinated with astronomy; … Continue reading