Author Archives: Metal and the Geek

Life Update

Maybe you have noticed that I haven’t updated this blog on a regular basis. Well, there are a few reasons for that. The main one being that I’ve had some struggles with my anxiety recently, and so I did the … Continue reading

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Ask Me No Questions, I Will Tell You No Lies.

Pace. Sit. Pace. Sit. She does this for hours and then heads straight to bed. She can’t get her mind to stay silent, and she can’t stop her heart from racing. Her eyes close for about an hour, but she’s … Continue reading

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Depression is a Neighbor

This is a short story I wrote for a contest. I did not get chosen this year but I was last year so it’s okay. I did want to share this story with all of you. It means A LOT … Continue reading

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February 2018 Reading Wrap Up

I told myself that after reading a crazy amount of books last month that I would slow it down in February. Well, I am here to tell you that I am a big fat liar. It wasn’t exactly intentional. I … Continue reading

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American Panda – Book Review

American Panda by Gloria Chao ISBN: 1481499106  Published: February 6, 2018 Length: 311 Pages An incisive, laugh-out-loud contemporary debut about a Taiwanese-American teen whose parents want her to be a doctor and marry a Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer despite her squeamishness with … Continue reading

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In Defense of Audiobooks

Audiobooks.  They have become increasingly more popular in the last couple of years, and for some reason, people keep making ridiculous comments that when listening to an audiobook you’re not a real reader. One: I am tired of the gatekeeper … Continue reading

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Using SCRIBD

I read A LOT. I don’t think this comes as a surprise, but also last year I really got into listening to Audiobooks. I first did the Audible thing, and that was good, but I wanted to try something new … Continue reading

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