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Third Wheel by Richard R. Becker

Book Summary: Brady Wilks wished for a new life with a real family in the pre-boomtown years of Las Vegas, 1982. Instead, he finds himself in a precarious situation, struggling to belong and find his identity. Outcast as a teenage transplant from the Midwest and...

Epicedium Interview Questions

Epicedium Interview Questions

Can you start by telling us what inspired you to write "Epicedium - 50  experimental poetic journeys through awakening, alchemy, and other worlds”?  I began exploring automatic and “stream of consciousness” writing during a dark time, mainly as  a songwriter. At...

Ghost With Two Hearts

Ghost With Two Hearts

"Armed with a stolen samurai sword and a dark family history, Adrian Green embarks on a soul-searching journey of redemption to Japan in Michael R. French’s Ghost With Two Hearts. Confronting the intricacies of Japanese culture and the intrusion of ghosts, he grapples...

The Lower Power

The Lower Power

It’s February of 1992 in New York City, and Raven has been clean for five years. She works as an advocate for those recently arrested on drug charges to be sent to rehab instead of jail while she works on going to law school. Raven begins having drug nightmares as she...

Questions for Kenny Loui

Questions for Kenny Loui

Can you tell us about your inspiration for writing "Life Lessons from a UFO Catcher"? My inspiration for writing Life Lessons from a UFO Catcher stemmed from my desire to share the important lessons I learned in life with a larger audience. While I was working on my...

Lightning Bugs And Aliens: A Small Town Coming-Of-Age Story

Lightning Bugs And Aliens: A Small Town Coming-Of-Age Story

It's a chaotic time for the US in 1960. Ben and four of his buddies are just 13 years old and are not old enough to participate in adult conversations. However, Russian missiles appear to be a threat, and nuclear war drills are the "ingenious" defensive precaution...

This Thing We Call Love

This Thing We Call Love

The title of John Szabo’s short story collection This Thing We Call Love, suggests musings on romance but begins with a story of grief. And not just any story of loss — a story that toes the line of reality and fantasy. That story, “Crystal Cove,” sees a writer...

Kissing Asphalt

Kissing Asphalt

Kissing Asphalt by Delicia Niami is unlike any memoir I have ever read. Capturing her life, Niami recounts the horrific tragedies of her youth, all of which have made her into the resilient, inspiring woman she is today. Niami’s story begins with every parent’s worst...

Where The Sabia Bird Sings

Where The Sabia Bird Sings

“A gorgeous story chronicling one young man’s life from teen-hood to adulthood as he splits time between the beautiful beaches of Brazil and the cityscape in Annapolis, Where the Sabía Bird Sings is both wonderful and bittersweet. Jean-Pierre Sinclair learns many life...