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Books and music can transport us out of our daily chores and into a world of beauty and hope. With books we can travel to distant lands and alternate universes. Music can cry out our emotions and lift our spirits. Our BellaOnline editors offer reviews, news, and insight into these fascinating areas!

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Review - September Mourning
Heavy Metal / Hard Rock - Morley Seaver, Editor

Review of the new release from September Mourning - Volume 1

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Cover Your Eyes Review
Mystery Books - Edie Dykeman, Editor

A twisted killer targeting women, a public defender struggling to open a decades-old case, and a prominent homicide detective trying to keep the streets safe are on a collision course that will not end well for at least one of them.

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The Washington Lawyer Book Review
Suspense / Thriller Books - Karen Hancock, Editor

Senator Wesley Jasper, a typical corrupt politician, is vacationing on Anguilla with his girlfriend when she drowns. He recruits his influential friends to mask his involvement, & by so doing, several powerful politicos are in danger of being brought down in a cover up involving treason & murder.

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List of the Tales from the Odyssey
Children's Books - Launa Stout, Editor

Mary Pope Osborne writes the Tales from the Odyssey based on Homer's The Odyssey. The six books in the list of the Tales from the Odysssey introduces children (ages: 9-12) to the characters Odysseus meets on his homeward voyage from the Trojan War. Mythology.

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Biopunk Subgenre
SF/Fantasy Books - Evelyn Rainey, Editor

An explanation of the subgenre Biopunk and a list of novels which fit under that domain.

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Horror and Children
Horror Literature - Justin D. Davis, Editor

From “The Exorcist” to “The Amityville Horror” to “The Shining,” kids can be downright creepy. What is it about the idea of evil youngsters that scares us? In this season of Halloween, we look take a look at how children have impacted the world of horror.

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John Wayne Quotes
Quotations - Beth VanHoose, Editor

Marion Morrison, known as John Wayne, was born May 26, 1907 in Winterset, Iowa. He died on June 11, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, from lung and stomach cancer. Wayne's film career spanned more than 50 years, and 230 movies.

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The Power of Storytelling - How to Master it
Literary Fiction - Ije Kanu, Editor

The art of storytelling can come naturally to an individual, or it can be mastered professionally, but either way, it's not everyone that possesses the natural gift. Read on to find out more.

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My last article at Bellaonline
Gospel and Christian Music - Candace Walker, Editor

Candace Walker leaves Bellaonline.com

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Raspberries and Vinegar
Christian Literature - Lyn Sedmina, Editor

What do you get when you dump three city girls who have a desire to start an organic co-op in the middle of the country? A funny mix of romance, adventure, heartache, and triumph.

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A Shadow of a Smile Book Review
Women's Lit - Jeanette Stingley, Editor

What I really loved about reading this story is the emotion that is conveyed throughout. When Meredith feels shocked, you feel her shock. When Meredith feels heartbroken, you feel heartbroken.

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Awards for Romance Fiction
Romance Novels - Val Kovalin, Editor

Are you curious what book awards exist to recognize excellence in writing romance novels?

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The Caged Bird by Maya Angelou
Poetry - Karena Andrusyshyn, Editor

This article is a close reading and analysis of Maya Angelou's poem The Caged Bird



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Grave Mercy
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers is set in medieval Brittany and features Ismae, a seventeen year-old peasant girl turned assassin who must pose as the mistress of principled knight Duvall in a secretive land of supernatural visions and imminent invasion by the hated French.


How to Write Sexy Descriptions and Sex Scenes
by Val Kovalin, your BellaOnline editor for the Romance Novels and Fiction Writing sites. This is for writers of erotic romance fiction (M/F and M/M). Part 1 gives writing advice. Part 2 shows how to write sexy descriptions about the human body from head to toe. Part 3 discusses male-male romance fiction, and Part 4 details the common elements of a sex scene.



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