The wonderful thing about discovering an author you enjoy who writes a series is the anticipation of the next book ... just knowing that as you turn the last page there is another good book on the horizon. And if you discover them after the series has been around a while, you can eagerly go from one book to the next with the characters you have come to love.
It’s time to crimp your hair and don your acid washed jeans — “Rock of Ages” is coming to Phoenix on April 12. Featuring the music of Bon Jovi, Styx, Poison and more, cast member Wesley Faucher promises you’ll be dancing in the aisles before the curtain comes down.
It is a Tuesday afternoon and Samantha Spinelle sits crossed-legged on the cool, concrete floor of her office. A small, tan dog named Finn is folded into her arms. She strokes her hand over an angular body that is comprised of little more than skin stretched taut over bones. The warm cocoon of her embrace and soft caress is pure torture. In his world humans are not good. If only he could crawl back under her desk and make himself one with the hot-pink dog bed where he was safe just moments ago. Eyes fixed at some point beyond the gray wall, he is frozen, save for the slight, involuntary shudder that comes with each touch.
I enjoy giving golf lessons because cool things usually happen. First, I make money; nothing wrong with that. Second, it’s fun to see the look on people’s faces when they hit a nice shot — possibly for the first time ever. And third, sometimes these people end up being your friends.