Title: Cenotaphs Author: Rich Marcello Genre: Literary Fiction Ben Sanna, a lonely 75-year-old man, has been living in Hasman, Vermont since his divorce decades ago. He spends his days chopping wood, hiking with his senior dog, Zeke, and sharing a burger with his pals. Ben is known in town as an unofficial therapist.… Read More Cenotaphs – Editorial Review
Title: A Place of Timeless Harmony Author: Curt Eriksen Genre: Literary Fiction A Place of Timeless Harmony is about a couple, Richard and Sofie, who go on a romantic vacation to the African safari. But they are carrying secrets that are weighing heavily on their hearts, and the two realize that no matter how much they hide from each… Read More Editorial Review – A Place of Timeless Harmony
Title: Growth and Change Are Highly Overrated Author: Tom Starita Genre: Literary Fiction / Humor / Satire This story is one of not-coming-of-age, the opposite of the classic Bildungsroman plot. Instead of Lucas James accepting responsibility, this is the irreverent, somewhat crass, and humorously self-absorbed story of a young man who won’t grow up, even when… Read More Editorial Review – Growth and Change Are Highly Overrated
Title: The Beasts of Electra Drive Author: Rohan Quine Genre: Literary Fiction / Horror Aptly titled, The Beasts of Electra Drive tells the story of a video game designer’s revenge on the “Dreary Ones,” the corporate leaders at Bang Dead Games, the company where he worked until recently.
Title: Choose: Snakes or Ladders Author: Sally Forest Genre: Literary Fiction This rich, sensually-driven literary novel takes readers back to the 1950s, when women were just starting to enter the work-force alongside men on a more regular basis. The story follows Mitty Bedford, a typist who recently graduated with her certificate and has landed a job… Read More Editorial Review – Choose: Snakes or Ladders
Title: Open Heart Author: Gregory D. Williams Genre: Historical fiction / Medical fiction / Literary fiction Open Heart by Gregory D. Williams is a coming-of-age literary novel that takes place in Phoenix during the mid-1970s. Gene Hull is a twenty-year-old man who has recently lost his doctor dad, who was also his hero,… Read More Editorial Review – Open Heart
Author: Martha Reynolds Title: The Way to Remember Genre: Literary Fiction / Women’s Fiction Robin Fortune, the 19-year old daughter of a wealthy real-estate mogul, is kicked out of college for dealing pot. With Robin’s favorite author, Maryana Capture, visiting her hometown’s bookstore at the end of the month, she becomes convinced that… Read More Editorial Review – The Way to Remember
Title: Hannah and Soraya’s Fully Magic Generation-Y Snowflake Road Trip Across America Author: James Ward Genre: Literary fiction / Women’s fiction / Contemporary fiction Hannah and Soraya’s Fully Magic Generation-Y Snowflake Road Trip Across America by James Ward follows the frolicking journey of Hannah and Soraya, manager and lead singer of a British… Read More Editorial Review – Hannah and Soraya’s Fully Magic Generation-Y Snowflake Road Trip Across America
Robert Earle’s admirable new collection of short stories ‘tells the stories of women everywhere from New Mexico to Melbourne. They are young and old. Their lives are the landscape of the heart.’ As described by the publisher, that is an ambitious undertaking for any writer – especially perhaps for a male writer – and… Read More She Receives the Night – Book Review
Title: The Latecomers Author: Rich Marcello Genre: Literary Fiction / Magical Realism Bonded by a series of tragic events, husband and wife Maggie and Charlie, along with their friends Rebecca, Joe, and Ebba, undeniably know that they all have been brought together for a reason. In The Latecomers, they find out why.