My Seven Top Five Unexpected Picks for the Great American Novel

It's an idea that's been around for as long as Americans have been writing novels: that one work that perfectly encapsulates the American experience, whether in a very particular time and place, or across the sweep of centuries and span of the continent. The former tends to be the focus in the novels that I … Continue reading My Seven Top Five Unexpected Picks for the Great American Novel

Review: The Wrythe and the Reckoning

*I received an Advanced Reader's Copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. The concept of¬†Yvonthia Leland's debut novel The Wrythe and the Reckoning¬†is really intriguing: a historical urban fantasy about a teenage girl coming of age, a 19th century New England town terrorized by a (maybe) werewolf-like creature, all set against the … Continue reading Review: The Wrythe and the Reckoning