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|Bob Saves the Porcupines – Book Review|
Launa Stout, BellaOnline's Children's Books Editor
While playing in the fields with Spud, Travis discovers something interesting. It’s a family of upside-down hairbrushes he says. Spud explains that they are actually porcupines.
|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.
|Vampire Zero Review|
Justin D. Davis, BellaOnline's Horror Literature Editor
We’re used to vampires who are both deadly and benign, the types of characters that we actually want sucking our blood. In the vampire novel, "Vampire Zero: A Gruesome Vampire Tale," David Wellington reminds us why we were really frightened of them in the first place.
|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!
|Blind Moon Alley Review|
Edie Dykeman, BellaOnline's Mystery Books Editor
A young bartender at a speakeasy during prohibition received news that his childhood friend scheduled for the electric chair that night wanted to talk to him about something important.
|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?
|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.”
|A Perfect Evil Book Review|
Karen Hancock, BellaOnline's Suspense / Thriller Books Editor
Maggie O'Dell is introduced in the debut novel of the series. Maggie, an FBI profiler, is sent to a small town in Nebraska to help solve the cases of several young boys who were kidnapped and found murdered. This series is one that thriller junkies will want to read.
|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.