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Launa Stout, BellaOnline's Children's Books Editor
The troublesome trolls are trying to steal Tuffi, the beloved dog of Treva. Will she be able to help the trolls get the Christmas spirit?
|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.
|Corruption in Young Goodman Brown|
Justin D. Davis, BellaOnline's Horror Literature Editor
Corruption runs rampant in Young Goodman Brown´s world; a study of the classic short story by American great Nathaniel Hawthorne.
|Helpful Tips with Writing Literary Fiction|
Ije Kanu, BellaOnline's Literary Fiction Editor
Are you a writer - expert, novice, or simply a want-to-be writer - who desires to write a work of fiction that exudes brilliance and masterminded art? Here are a few helpful tips to implement when trying your hand in literary writing.
|Neurotic November Review|
Edie Dykeman, BellaOnline's Mystery Books Editor
Mary Magruder Katz returns to Florida from Vermont to find her assistant off-kilter, her father on the mend from open heart surgery and clients accused of rape, bank fraud and murder.
|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?
|Field of Fantasies book review|
Evelyn Rainey, BellaOnline's SF/Fantasy Books Editor
Review of the book Field of Fantasies - Baseball Stories of the Strange and Supernatural edited by Rick Wilber
|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.
|The Bone Garden Book Review|
Karen Hancock, BellaOnline's Suspense / Thriller Books Editor
Julia Hamill digs up some old human bones while working in her garden and becomes involved in solving the mystery of who the murder victim was. The story of Rose Connelly comes to life and makes for fascinating reading.
|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.