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|My Hindu Year - Book Review|
Launa Stout, BellaOnline's Children's Books Editor
This book teaches about the Hindu events, customs and celebrations which are celebrated by Hindu children.
| Lord of the World Review|
Lyn Sedmina, BellaOnline's Christian Literature Editor
In a world where humanism is the accepted norm and religion is no longer tolerated, how will the church survive? What will society be like during the rise of the anti-christ? Join Father Percy Franklin as he fights for his faith.
|And the Grammy went to...|
Candace Walker, BellaOnline's Gospel and Christian Music Editor
Winners of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards announced.
|High Fighter review|
Morley Seaver, BellaOnline's Heavy Metal / Hard Rock Editor
Review of the debut EP from High Fighter
|Faulkner and Gothic Literature|
Justin D. Davis, BellaOnline's Horror Literature Editor
Many sub-genres of horror literature have emerged, specific to the regions that produced them. A look at Faulkner and his southern gothic literature short story "A Rose for Emily"
|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!
|The Edison Effect Review |
Edie Dykeman, BellaOnline's Mystery Books Editor
Professor Bradshaw searches for a lost invention, investigates a murder, and strives to work out a complicated relationship, unaware his life is about to change forever.
|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?
Evelyn Rainey, BellaOnline's SF/Fantasy Books Editor
An explanation of Atompunk and a list of Atompunk books
|Only the Strong Survive Book Review|
Karen Hancock, BellaOnline's Suspense / Thriller Books Editor
When Jay Stark, private detective, sees his best friend and partner murdered at a local comedy club, he works to unravel the facts and to solve his friend's and subsequent murders. Jay focus' on a case they have been working at the racetrack where Greyhounds have been stolen. Fascinating!
|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.