Revenge might be a dish that is best served cold, but nothing gets readers invested faster than a tale of burning vengeance. Everyone knows what it feels like to be wronged or suffer injustice in some way, but in reality, forgiveness is the more likely outcome.
Afro-Bougie Blues, by Lauren Wilson, is a short story collection that basically requires all the content warnings: domestic violence, rape, addiction, abortion, and abuse. But there’s never anything gratuitous in this moving collection.
There are plenty of genres that mix seamlessly, but one of the most interesting is horror and comedy. Although the reactions that these two genres invoke are on opposite sides of the spectrum, there is something about this combination that works.
Fallen Dawn by EW Roberts keeps the pulse racing—even if the heroine no longer has that characteristic unique to the living.
The Sins of Mrs. Ema, by Mirela Kanini, is an introspective and dramatic romance story, but also a wide-ranging vibrant character study.
Great weather and lazy days are the perfect combinations for some reading. This is exactly what our readers did this August as they lost themselves in their favorite books.
Editorial Review: Life Force Preserve Book 1: Anna and the Resurgent of the Precious Blood by Courtney Leigh Pahlke
Anna is a young woman with the unfortunate luck of being involved in several near-death incidents. However, she soon discovers that the causes of these "accidents" are a lot more sinister than she could ever have imagined.
Despite being designed to save lives, there has always been something dark and foreboding about lighthouses. Perhaps due to their eerie and isolated locations or the fact that they serve as a warning that death surrounds them if sailors are not careful.
Rylen is a young man who lives and works at his adoptive father's inn in the town of Edge. As an Eran, Rylen is used to being an outsider, but what he doesn't know is that the man who raised him, Hyrestl, is cursed and that fate has big plans for both of them.
History is filled with stories of destructive or doomsday cults formed around charismatic leaders with sinister intentions. The secretive worlds of many of these cults have made them a source of fascination amongst both writers and readers.