Trope Tuesday: Why We Need More “Friends to Lovers” Romances

In our rom-com saturated world, the friends-to-lovers trope is criminally underrepresented. We want that sweet, sweet tension Now, all of us bookworms have rewatched Pride and Prejudice 500 million times (I won’t say which version—I’m not here to start fights).…

October 2021 New Book Releases: Witchy Rom-Coms and Folk Retellings

October is the best month. It’s the perfect time to make your way through a stack of books, whether they’re cozy or witchy in nature, preferably while eating…

‘When We Make It’ review: Elisabet Velasquez crafts an intimate coming-of-age-tale

Elisabet Velasquez crafts an explosive and intimate coming-of-tale in her debut novel, ​​When We Make It. Written in verse, the story takes place in the 1990’s in Bushwick, Brooklyn.  Told in first person, we meet Sarai, a first generation Nuyorican…

‘Vampires, Hearts, and Other Dead Things’ review: Margie Fuston’s debut sinks its fangs into the heart of grief

Margie Fuston’s debut ‘Vampires, Hearts, and Other Dead Things’ is a paranormal contemporary that doesn’t hesitate to sink its fangs into the heart of grief.

‘Vampires, Hearts, and Other Dead Things’ interview: Margie Fuston shares her love of vampires and New Orleans

The fantastic debut ‘Vampires, Hearts, and Other Dead Things’ from Margie Fuston sweeps us away to New Orleans, Louisiana, where her heroine, Victoria…

September 2021 New Book Releases: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the start of Fall

Grab your favorite pumpkin flavored drink and curl up with a good book to celebrate the start of Fall. Check out some new releases this September!

‘Gods & Monsters’ review: Shelby Mahurin gives us a breathless conclusion to her stunning series

Since it burst on the scene two years ago, the Serpent & Dove series has been a favorite. Shelby Mahurin pulls off a satisfying conclusion with Gods & Monsters.