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|Happy Birthday, Danny – Book Review|
Launa Stout, BellaOnline's Children's Books Editor
Danny rushes to the museum. Danny is six years old today and wants to invite the dinosaur to his birthday party. The dinosaur is delighted to come!
|My first and last SNAK|
Candace Walker, BellaOnline's Gospel and Christian Music Editor
How I joined the fans of Nicole Ari Parker Kodjoe at an event that honored her.
|The Nightmarist by Duncan Rouleau Review|
Justin D. Davis, BellaOnline's Horror Literature Editor
The Nightmarist Review - A look at the disturbing graphic novel by acclaimed writer/artist Duncan Rouleau
|Top 5 Widely Discussed Literary Classics|
Ije Kanu, BellaOnline's Literary Fiction Editor
A few literature classics have abraded our minds and pushed us to read the works over and over, year after year, century after century. This is a short list of some of the most widely discussed literature classics of all time!
|A Deadly Draught Review|
Edie Dykeman, BellaOnline's Mystery Books Editor
Hera Knightsbridge is accused of killing her next door neighbor and fellow brewmaster, and must join forces with her ex-boyfriend in order to clear her name.
|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
|The Healer's Touch Review|
Val Kovalin, BellaOnline's Romance Novels Editor
Male-Female romance The Healer's Touch by Lori Copeland is set in 1887 Missouri and features a farm girl shunned by the townsfolk because of her mother's mental illness who takes in a U.S. Marshal with amnesia whom everyone mistakes for an outlaw.
|Jack Maddox Interview|
Evelyn Rainey, BellaOnline's SF/Fantasy Books Editor
feature a lot of monsters, but also characters living on foodstamps, who've lost loved ones, are in good or bad marriages...I firmly believe that keeping a fantasy tale's feet on the ground makes it accessible for everyone.”
|The Casual Vacancy Book Review|
Karen Hancock, BellaOnline's Suspense / Thriller Books Editor
J.K. Rowling's Adult novel debut is a fascinating character study of people most of us actually are acquainted with, and even though it's very dark and sometimes depressing, is a suspenseful story of choices and consequences. Rowling has an uncanny way of capturing true human nature.
|Become an Eco-Friendly Book Lover|
Jeanette Stingley, BellaOnline's Women's Lit Editor
Being an avid book reader and collector can make a challenge in your life to help the environment.
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.