Welcome back to The Naked Truth, a review blog where I strip a published novel down to the bones and tinker with it like it had showed up to a writer’s critique group. Good news: there’s a first time for everything, and the TNT blog has received its very first advance-review copy! Surely, we’re on …
A Spring Break/Pandemic read! Whether or not you’re in quarantine, right now’s a great time for us to do another review from The Naked Truth, where I break down a published novel as if it had appeared in a writer’s workshop. Very few books ever come close to being perfect, and for a debut author, …
Let’s celebrate the holidays with another Naked Truth post and review a published novel as if it were a submission to a writing workshop—no kid gloves or pulled punches here—this is a full bore breakdown. Today we’re looking at George Salis’ debut novel, Sea Above, Sun Below, and we will highlight my favorite three aspects …
Reviewer Jess Flarity has only one conclusion about this interactive movie.
Jess Flarity reviews the much-anticipated debut by Rich Larson!
Guest reviewer Jess Flarity may be a little green with envy in his latest review . . .
By request, I review one of the latest entries into the strange fiction short story market, Black Dandy.
Guest reviewer and overall fun guy Jess Flarity is back with another infectious review.
The garden of the mind has gone to seed, but the birds have stopped their feasting.
Guest reviewer Jess Flarity ventures into a dark, dangerous place— also known as Portland, Ore.!