Crown of Thunder by Tochi Onyebuchi

Tochi Onyebuchi holds a BA from Yale, an MFA in screenwriting from Tisch, a master’s degree in global economic law from L’institut d’études politiques, and a JD from Columbia Law School. His writing has appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction and Ideomancer, among other places. Tochi resides in Connecticut, where he works in the tech industry.  

What’s Love Got to Do With It by: Anna Premoli

“Let’s just say that some States, like Arkansas, are embracing fracking without hesitation while in other states the authorities are doing the exact opposite: they are banning it completely.” “Are they? Where?” I’ll admit that I’m no expert on all this fracking stuff, but if different states have adopted such radically different approaches, the journalist […]

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT LADY BIRD? POEMS ABOUT OUR FIRST LADIES by: Marilyn Singer, Nancy Carpenter (Illustrations)

    Marilyn Singer was born in the Bronx (New York City) on October 3, 1948 and lived most of her early life in N. Massapequa (Long Island), NY. She attended Queens College, City University of New York, and for her junior year, Reading University, England. She holds a B.A. in English from Queens and […]

Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya

This is a story about a boy who does not quite fit in but who was obviously born to stand out. Marcus is an 8th grader who towers over his peers and uses his height and bulk to provide protection for kids who are bullied. Marcus reminds me a lot of my own son who […]

GIRLS WHO CODE: SPOTLIGHT ON CODING CLUB by: Michelle Schusterman

Girls Who Code books are some of the best STEM fiction books out today. We follow a group of girl coders who are not only best friends but are each others greatest cheerleaders. In the stories they always face a real life dilemma, and work though it in true friendship fashion. Spotlight On Coding Club […]

Hot Winter Nights by Jill Shalvis

It took Lucas Knight longer than it should have to realize he had a woman in his bed, but to be fair, he had a bitch of a hangover. Even worse than that, last night was a blur, prompting him to take quick stock. One, there was a bundle of sweet, soft curves against him. […]

Obstacles by: Belén Paccagnella

 Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Belén Paccagnella discovered the world of Jane Austen fan fiction after watching the 1995 BBC miniseries of Pride and Prejudice. In her  teens, she lived in Brazil when her family moved to the city of Curitiba due to her father’s work. She moved back to Buenos Aires a few years […]

Block Shot by Kennedy Ryan

There really is nothing to say when it comes to Kennedy Ryan and her books. If you haven’t read her by now, you are missing out on one of the greatest voices we have in Contemporary Romance today. She is the voice of so many, the voice that we so desperately need, she is not […]

On Dublin Street by Samantha Young

Chapter 1 – from Braden’s POV Sighing, Braden shrugged his shoulders back and looked up at the sky, squinting against the sunlight. Decked out in a three-piece suit on a hot day like this didn’t ease his growing frustration with his plan to sell La Cour. No one knew he was thinking of selling La […]

That One Moment by Patty Wiseman

THAT ONE MOMENT by PATTY WISEMAN Genre: Fiction / Romantic Suspense Date of Publication: May 8, 2017 Number of Pages: 258 Scroll down for Giveaway! Ricki Sheridan traveled a long way to seek refuge at Wolf Den’s Lodge high in the mountains after a devastating betrayal. Heartbroken, she signed up for a survivalist backpacking trip […]