Author Archives: Fleet Sparrow

About Fleet Sparrow

Writer, Reader, Critic, Bear.

What Love?

You can claim love, but you weren’t loving me when you went to the polls You say Jesus has taught you love, but you didn’t love God’s people when you stepped into that booth You tell me I should love … Continue reading

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Mini Reviews

I’ve been borrowing a ridiculous amount of books from the library considering how many books I have and continue to get at home.  But!, I am nothing if not horribly unrealistic about my reading speed, so let’s do this. Library … Continue reading

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Quick Book Thoughts

It’s been forever since I posted something here, but during this absence, I’ve read quite a few books that don’t really need full reviews.  So here’s some quick book thoughts. Behind Her Eyes, a.k.a., Fear the Queer 2017.  Spoilers, but … Continue reading

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Falstaff by Harold Bloom — A Love Letter to Life

Title:  Falstaff:  Give Me Life (Shakespeare’s Personalities) Author:  Harold Bloom Publisher:  Scribner Rec:  So highly! Pre-order on Amazon, Kindle, Barnes & Noble, or Simon & Schuster I received a digital copy of this book from NetGalley.  What follows is my honest review. I … Continue reading

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Everything I Never Told You — It’s Like a Punch in the Gut, but Great

Title:  Everything I Never Told You Author:  Celeste Ng Rec?  So yes.  Get this book. I read this for the “Read a Debut Novel” part of the Read Harder Book Challenge, thinking, like I do with most books, that I’ll be … Continue reading

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The Read Harder Challenge

After reading over 200 books and stories last year (why, I’ll never know), I’ve decided to cut it back this year, with a goal of only 50.  Even if I read over that number (which I very likely will as … Continue reading

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State of the Fleet:  New Year’s Edition

It has been a long, long while since I’ve updated here (don’t count the book tag, that’s even been sitting for months) and while a lot hasn’t actually happened, a lot has happened.  (If you follow me on twitter, you’ve … Continue reading

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The Rapid Fire Book Tag

Apparently this is how we do LJ memes here on WordPress. Anyway, Read Diverse Books did it, and since they left a general free-for-all tag, why the hell not?  Besides, I love doing random things instead of the important things … Continue reading

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Horrorstör: You’ll Never Be Happy In IKEA Again

I just finished this book, so you’re getting sort of a review. Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix (kindle edition) is a horror story in the guise of a knock-off IKEA-type store catalogue.  It’s also fucking creepy.  And great. Focusing on and following … Continue reading

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Oh Shit! It’s Another Yale Sale!

ain’t no damn yard sard I got so much shit to sell, son.  Y’all better buy some. Everything I’ve got is under the cut.  Some pictures linked, some included.  Prices do not include shipping (determined by location/shipping speed). Categories are:  Books … Continue reading

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Dear Comic Fans: It’s been a year since my first post & y’all are still racist as heck when it comes to racebending

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Back in August 2015 I wrote “Dear Comic Fans: We Get it. You’re racist and racebending scares you,” as a direct response to the racist backlash towards Keiynan Lonsdale being cast as Wally West…

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It’s My Birthday, Bitches!

Well, it will be on the 16th.  Which is good, because now you have just enough time to begin showering me with praise and gifts.  (Amazon gift cards & cash are always A+++ too.) I think now I’m supposed to say something … Continue reading

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Define “Honest”

(Note:  Post image is also my expression when reading 99% of books) I’ve come to the realization that the main reason people come to me and then rapidly avoid me is my honesty.  This is something I’m actually proud of.  I’m … Continue reading

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Rocky Horror Picture Show Soundtrack: Now With 30% Less Time Warp and More Naked Rocky

I have been waiting YEARS for the complete Rocky Horror movie soundtrack.  Unfortunately, I was stuck with the only version that included two extra renditions of Time Warp without including a single recording of Sword of Damocles (and that IS … Continue reading

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And The Story Begins–As It Means to Go On, Likely: A Warning

Those of you who follow me on Twitter have seen the abridged version of today’s adventure, but I want to share now the full story. Since today was the first mail day after the long weekend, I received a shit ton of … Continue reading

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