Laura Resau's layered work of juvenile literature combines mysticism, hard truths about the destruction of the rain forest and its indigenous people -- and chocolate
Addiction, denial, despair — and joy — mark one woman’s thought experiment, aided by soft-hearted “guides”By Jenny Forrester Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published
A talented 16-year-old painter is given a chance to “merge minds” with a dying master. Should he take it?By Jim Kroepfl Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published
Beautiful, self-confident and hot tempered, “Queen” Ann Bassett stood up to Colorado’s powerful ranchers
Author Diana Allen Kouris sifts through Bassett's legend to find the facts behind one of the West's most intriguing characters during the 19th-century cattle wars
Protagonist Dirk Pitt eventually will be launched on yet another adventure. But first, the authors lay out the ancient story that will tie everything together.
Author Donnell Ann Bell specializes in close-to-home thrillers -- like this 14-year-old unsolved killing suddenly revived by clues from a new crime
In "There's Something About Sweetie," author Sandhya Menon explores teen angst and the fraught world of finding young love without losing yourself
In this excerpt, author John Nizalowski weaves an intricate tapestry, rich with detail, of ancient tradition that still speaks
In BURN FORTUNE, author Brandi Homan offers glimpses of her protagonist through engaging, clipped sequences that also introduce those close to her
In this excerpt from Lauren Connolly's "Remembering a Witch," love is the unifying emotion -- but for one character, their lives represent so much more
This excerpt from Jennifer Wortman's collection "This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love." touches on the types of connections we forge with the people around us
Mattie Cobb and her K-9 Robo search for a possible victim — but their find hints at two kinds of predator
In this excerpt from "Tracking Game," author Margaret Mizushima's mystery takes a turn toward a non-human perp. Or unwitting accomplice.