The Day My Kisses Tasted Like Disorder by Emmanuella Hristova

Synopsis I hesitate when you kiss me because I am afraid you will taste the disaster brewing underneath my skin.  Hristova’s debut poetry collection documents the birth and death of a relationship, and the death of her sister. Each poem is an emotional time-stamp that plunges the reader into the depths of the author’s feelings as they … Continue reading The Day My Kisses Tasted Like Disorder by Emmanuella Hristova

Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire

Synopsis What elevates 'teaching my mother how to give birth', what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuality lives in the dominant narrative of Islam; reclaiming the more nuanced truths of earlier times - as in Tayeb Salih's work - and … Continue reading Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire

Deja Vu by Sosie Frost

Synopsis They say the future is uncertain... But what happens if I have no past?  I don’t remember giving birth. I don’t remember my name, my family, or where I come from. I don’t remember…anything.  The only clue to my past rests in a bundle of blankets swaddled in my arms—a newborn baby girl.  With no leads and … Continue reading Deja Vu by Sosie Frost

Helium by Rudy Francisco

Synopsis Helium is the debut poetry collection by internet phenom Rudy Francisco, whose work has defined poetry for a generation of new readers. Rudy's poems and quotes have been viewed and shared millions of times as he has traveled the country and the world performing for sell-out crowds. Helium is filled with work that is … Continue reading Helium by Rudy Francisco

Review| Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

Synopsis Mercedes Thompson, aka Mercy, is a talented Volkswagen mechanic living in the Tri-Cities area of Washington. She also happens to be a walker, a magical being with the power to shift into a coyote at will. Mercy's next-door neighbor is a werewolf. Her former boss is a gremlin. And she's fixing a bus for … Continue reading Review| Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

Homecoming by Patricia Briggs

Synopsis Mercy Thompson is a walker, a magical being with the power to transform into a coyote. She lives on the fine line dividing the everyday world from a darker dimension, observing the supernatural community while standing apart. When Mercy travels to the Tri-Cities of Washington for a job interview, she quickly finds herself smack-dab … Continue reading Homecoming by Patricia Briggs

Desdemona by Toni Morrison

Synopsis The story of Desdemona from Shakespeare's Othello is re-imagined by Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison, Malian singer and songwriter Rokia Traoré, and acclaimed stage director Peter Sellars. Morrison's response to Sellars’ 2009 production of Othello is an intimate dialogue of words and music between Desdemona and her African nurse Barbary. Morrison gives voice and depth to the female … Continue reading Desdemona by Toni Morrison

Rafe by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Synopsis All Dr. Sloan Copeland needed was someone to watch her kids. What she found was the man of her dreams…  After a nasty divorce and a thousand mile move, Dr. Sloan Copeland and her twin daughters are finally getting the hang of their new life in Los Angeles. When their live-in nanny bails with … Continue reading Rafe by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Operation Atonement by Talia Hibbert

Synopsis: Redemption ain’t all it’s cracked up to be.  The minute foul-mouthed Irishman Adam McLoughlin sees Dionne Pryce, he knows that he’s a goner. The ex-glamour model has curves for days and an attitude to match, and her ridiculous stilettos do funny things to his insides.  He makes it his mission to have her. But … Continue reading Operation Atonement by Talia Hibbert

Secrets of the Stones, Issue 1 by Sabrina Kidd

Synopsis: A secret worth sharing... After suddenly awakening, completely alone and with mysterious injuries, Christine has no recollection of who or where she is. She finds herself pursued by dragons, rogue magicians, and an heiress hell-bent on revenge. Through her own instinct and intuition, Christine must try and piece together the story of her life. … Continue reading Secrets of the Stones, Issue 1 by Sabrina Kidd