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L’Allegro or Il Penseroso? Stan or Topher Martini? Find the answer in this compelling story: A to P

A to P A compelling story about two brothers: One who aggressive in his task to pillage the particularities of family and social timelines and the other, passive in his timeline, melancholy in message, and tormented by regret. A to P This coming of age novel intertwines you into the lives of the two brothers from a small Western Pennsylvania town. Whether it is love, work, family or drugs nothing seems to go right for too long. Just when you begin to lose hope, a ray of sunshine Read more [...]

Banned Books for the Book Fair!

Les Clés de Tropic Books de Henry Miller

 “I had just made the realization that life is indestructible.”

The Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller were banned in the United States of America for obscenity reasons that deemed each book as pornographic. This essay opens his books (Les Clés-The Keys) for a brief review and cites the peril of halting freedom of speech and hindering freedom of expression.

When travelling abroad, I acclimate to the local environment and walk Read more [...]

Books by Chris Joseph Stancato

Books by Chris Joseph Stancato

The saga of the Martini Family began with a comedy (Gas Station Ganja), then a romance (Serendipia James & Adaline), and now a drama with A to P. All of my books are available at Amazon,  www.OrangePostman.com or check out my Author Page on Amazon. Read more [...]

A to P Book Reviews are in…

"If you are looking for a good read, you won't go wrong with A to P. I look forward to the next novel from Chris Joseph Stancato.”

 

 

 

 

A to P is A Top Novel

And here is why you need to purchase your Ebook or Paperback:

“I enjoyed this novel. I found the characters to be relatable. It's set at a nice pace that continues to pick up to make for an exciting climax. An easy read the words and story flows.” Daslickest

“What a wild ride you travel as you read A Read more [...]

Stephan Bailey: A Valise of Doubt

Stephan Bailey: A Valise of Doubt

“You’ve got this all wrong,” Tim Derr said to his best friend of thirty years, Stephan Bailey who sat next to him on a stool at a tavern in Miami called, 305 Brass. “First and foremost compadre, as a person who has known you the most, and the best wingman that a guy looking for a girl could ask for—it’s not a blind date.”

“Remember when Tara and I went to an all-inclusive in Key West?” Tim asked.

“Of course,” Stephan said.

“Well, Read more [...]

A Delivery from Dorothy Jane

A Delivery from Dorothy Jane

Black and White Movies

Big Band Music

Stories about her childhood:

The lonely air in Lowber,

No joy in Charleroi.

Met a man from Monessen,

“Virginia is for Lovers.”

Completed a Family in 1971 :

A corner house at Henry Street

In the borough of N. Belle Vernon.

I recall (those vivid 14 years)

What I want to recall …

An artist, a baker, a craft maker.

I waited for mom to watch

Black and White Movies and

Listen to Big Band Music—

Stories about my Read more [...]

Rotted Orange among the Apple Orchards

Rotted Orange among the Apple Orchards

A man from Miami wearing brown sandals, drawstring tan pants and a white guayabera appeared large between dead apple orchards. Two turkey vultures pecked on his body nailed between the long grass blades with a bullet. Their beaks had been breaking his skin since the scent stirred the air of a farm field in the eight hours of his death. The body was later identified by the sister of the deceased man: Charlie Snow.

Twelve hours earlier at the Merry Mountain Read more [...]

The Lone Wolfe

The Lone Wolfe

Winner of the WritersWeekly.com 24-Hour Short Story Contest Selection

“The Mac Dad will make you...Jump! Jump! The Daddy Mac will make...Jump! Jump!" Lisa sang as she held onto the rope that swung over Wolfe Lake.

"Then 'Jump!' already, Lisa!" Terrence yelled while their friends laughed at her from the bank. She let go and plunged into the cool water with her two middle fingers pointed at Terrence.

"Hey Terrence, what does this mean (Ginger and Elaine give him the middle finger Read more [...]

Gas Station Ganja

Gas Station Ganja  is Available on Amazon

Prologue

Frank Martini, a soon to be senior at Belle Vernon Area High School, was working at the Brawn service station in the summer of 1979. An energy crisis had gripped the nation by the means of a gasoline shortage. Long lines to purchase gasoline were wrapped around city blocks, large and small.

In the small town Belle Vernon, located in southwestern Pennsylvania, those same long lines went for miles from the only two service stations, Brawn and Read more [...]