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|Puppy Mudge- Finds a Friend Book Review|
Launa Stout, BellaOnline's Children's Books Editor
Puppy Mudge has a new friend, Fluffy. Fluffy is a cat, but they play and play together. Who said that cats and dogs cant be friends?
|Princess - More Tears To Cry Book Review|
Lyn Sedmina, BellaOnline's Christian Literature Editor
What goes through your mind when you see a women in a hijab or abiya? Whether you admit it or not, you probably have an opinion...an opinion which may be part stereo type. If you want to better understand women in Islamic society, pick up a copy of Jean Sasson's book.
|High Fighter review|
Morley Seaver, BellaOnline's Heavy Metal / Hard Rock Editor
Review of the debut EP from High Fighter
|Revival by Stephen King Review|
Justin D. Davis, BellaOnline's Horror Literature Editor
Ever since the new minister's shadow had fallen over young Jamie Morton, the boy's fate and that of the Reverend Charles Jacob would be forever intertwined in ways that neither of them could comprehend or understand. We review "Revival," the newest novel by Stephen King.
|On Literary Writing Having a Theme|
Ije Kanu, BellaOnline's Literary Fiction Editor
So you desire to write a book. You have a story line in place. You have your characters in mind, and you even have an idea about how your book is going to end. The question is what exactly do you want to communicate to your readers? Read on to find out more!
|Basic Instinct Review|
Edie Dykeman, BellaOnline's Mystery Books Editor
When Eve Angelotta finds out her grandmother was invited to join a secret culinary society, she enlists her cousin Landon to help her keep their grandmother safe. In the meantime, their sous chef is killed and Eve wonders if the two situations are connected.
|The Caged Bird by Maya Angelou|
Karena Andrusyshyn, BellaOnline's Poetry Editor
This article is a close reading and analysis of Maya Angelou's poem The Caged Bird
|Awards for Romance Fiction|
Val Kovalin, BellaOnline's Romance Novels Editor
Are you curious what book awards exist to recognize excellence in writing romance novels?
|Spying on Gods by David Barnett a Review|
Evelyn Rainey, BellaOnline's SF/Fantasy Books Editor
Want to read a really dark fantasy with a detailed universe, interwoven characters and an evil god that you actually feel sorry for sort of? I have the book for you! Spying on Gods by David Barnett.
|James Joyce Museum Dublin Review|
Rose English, BellaOnline's Short Stories Editor
Review of the James Joyce Museum Dublin Ireland. An atmospheric and bracing venue to get a flavour of the life of the famous Irish author.
|Ordinance 93 Book Review|
Karen Hancock, BellaOnline's Suspense / Thriller Books Editor
What if the government decided who was suitable to have children, and enforced their decisions? Here is a well-written dystopian novel that gives you something to think about.
|A Shadow of a Smile Book Review|
Jeanette Stingley, BellaOnline's Women's Lit 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.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
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.