Review: A Hidden Hope by Laura Ambrose

Natalie and El used to be writing critique partners, sharing their work chapter by chapter. Falling in love off-page was like the next part of the story. But after a huge falling out, three years have passed in bitter silence. When they both appear at a science fiction convention in London, Natalie, a struggling writer,…

Review:: Meet Cute Anthology

Whether or not you believe in fate, or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. MEET CUTE is an anthology of original short stories featuring tales of “how they first met” from some of today’s most popular YA authors. Readers will experience Nina LaCour’s beautifully written piece about two Bay…

Author Interview: Devin Harnois

Today, I’d like to introduce you to Devin Harnois, author of the ownvoices novel, Rainbow Islands, Undaunted, and the Shadow Valley series. I’ve always loved things that go bump in the night and I have a habit of turning the “monster” into the hero in my stories. Half of my Halloween decorations never come down and I…

Coffee Shop Talk: Romance Novels

I’m gonna start this post with a caveat – I do not want this post to be used to attack any romance writers, or their romance novels. This isn’t about them. This is about my personal preference only and why I feel uncomfortable reading stories that are advertised as romances. If you do this thing,…

Review:: Wild by Hannah Moskowitz

Zack Ramos is training for two things: being a parent to his twelve-year-old sister once his mother’s early-onset Alzheimer’s (the same kind he and his sister each have a 50% chance of developing–but let’s not think about that) progresses too far, and running a one hundred mile race through the mountains of Tennessee. His support…

Author Interview:: Jennifer Kincheloe

Jennifer Kincheloe is a research scientist turned writer of historical mysteries. THE WOMAN IN THE CAMPHOR TRUNK will be in bookstores November 14, 2017. Her first novel, THE SECRET LIFE OF ANNA BLANC, is a finalist in the Lefty Award for Best Historical Mystery, the Colorado Author’s League Award for Genre Fiction, the Macavity Sue…