Get your reading glasses polished and your bookshelf organized, because here’s a list of upcoming release dates for books in the cryptozoological subject area collected by the National Cryptid Society. All descriptions are from Amazon.com. Continue reading
From the sprawling plains of North Central Iowa comes an author of fantasy, urban and LGBT books that have captured the imagination of many readers. Author Layla Dorine is a lover of nature and a crafter of worlds where her stories spring to life. she describes her latest book, Serpent’s Kiss, and shares words of encouragement for new and upcoming writers.
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Memoirs are more than one person’s testimony of their own lives; they give the reader another perspective about events and choices that the reader may have also experienced. Memoirs can be an alternate reflection of not only the author’s life, but the reader’s as well. Illinois native Lisa Orban does just this in her gripping and humorous series of memoirs. Her books, It’ll Feel Better When It Quits Hurting and Wine Comes In Six Packs, have received rave reviews from readers. Continue reading
When I was younger, I was (and still am) a fan of horror films and fiction. One reoccurring theme that periodically arose while reading and watching the horror genre was the notion that somewhere was a powerful and macabre book of demonic spells called the Necronomicon.
Not until adulthood did I learn of its fictional basis. In 1924 the renown writer, H.P. Lovecraft wrote a short story called The Hound, in which the Necronomicon was first mentioned. It became a recurring theme in some of Lovecraft’s subsequent novels thereafter. Countless horror writers and filmmakers have capitalized and expanded on the thought of a book that could unleash unspeakable horrors. Continue reading