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Every Last Psycho Review

Every Last Psycho is a collection of two novellas by Zarina Macha, a British author based in London. As an American reader, it was extremely interesting to read the characters’ inflections and diction as well as get a glimpse into the university and schooling systems. In both novellas, the narrator is in school preparing and... Continue Reading →

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Desert Jade Review

Five stars Desert Jade by C. J. Shane takes place in Arizona, mostly in the Tucson area. It begins, however, in the desert, following a woman attempting to find work in America after being led across the border by a coyote. She is dehydrated and lost and in desperate need of saving. Letty Valdez is... Continue Reading →

Pricing and Font

Recently, I have increased the font size for the print version of my book. Amazon had set it to a font that many people remarked was very small and when I did some research, I discovered that the minimum font for a novel should be in and around 10pt. So I changed it. This has... Continue Reading →

Here is a drawing of Scratt as a young creature. He was born with rat genes showing in his teeth, nose and ears. His father took that as proof that his mother was unfaithful and beat Scratt often. This led Scratt to seeking any power possible to stop his father. He found it. He obeyed... Continue Reading →

Interview with Lauren Alder

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with Lauren Adler, author of the adult Sci-Fi novel The Codex of Desire. Below you’ll find her answers to questions about her writing process as well as her books and upcoming projects. C.M. Fritzen: Is being a writer a gift or a curse? Lauren Adler: I only feel... Continue Reading →

Review of These Pearls are Real

The poetry collection These Pearls are Real by Carla Cherry was an enjoyable read. Through each poem, Cherry explored a different side of herself, love, her experiences in the world, black experience in the US, her observations and more. I greatly appreciated being allowed to see this glimpse of life from her perspective and definitely... Continue Reading →

#bookspotlight

White Fang by Jack London In elementary school, I happened (or my parents supplied, I'm not quite sure how this novel came into my life) upon this book by Jack London. In it, a wolf pup grows up in the harsh Alaskan environment. He learns the law of man and beast quickly and is soon... Continue Reading →

Review— Crazy Rich Asians

3.5 stars-- murky descriptions and narrative but brilliant characters. Crazy Rich Asians is written by Kevin Kwan and follows a large cast of characters to Singapore for the wedding of the year. Rachel Chu is invited by Nicholas Young, a professor working on tenure in New York, and soon discovers that her boyfriend’s family is... Continue Reading →

Testing

Hey guys! So, I haven't made an email list before now, but I decided to make one with Mail Chimp and hopefully have added it to this site. (I can see it when I am customizing but not when I am visiting the site...) If you don't see the subscribe pop-up, you can always fill... Continue Reading →

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