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|Johnny Appleseed – Book Review|
Launa Stout, BellaOnline's Children's Books Editor
A sweet retelling of the favorite story of the young boy who planted apple trees across America.
|Michelle Williams Releases New Music|
Candace Walker, BellaOnline's Gospel and Christian Music Editor
Michelle Williams, of famed group Destiny's Child, release fourth solo album Journey to Freedom.
|Suffer the Little Children by Stephen King|
Justin D. Davis, BellaOnline's Horror Literature Editor
Children - the symbol of innocence. The horror genre has continually toyed with this concept, and as Stephen King reminds us, evil can come from the most unexpected of places.
|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
|The Other Side of the Pillow Review|
Val Kovalin, BellaOnline's Romance Novels Editor
This is a pleasant story of an attractive African American couple coming together, but it's not a keeper for me because of the tight focus on two characters who seem subordinate to the story's message of second chances.
|Stacey Costas Kindle Series Review|
Evelyn Rainey, BellaOnline's SF/Fantasy Books Editor
Stacey Costas Vampire (slash) Job Hunter by Tracy Zielinski is an e-book Urban Fantasy series which follows Stacey Costas through his many adventures in trying to get back into the world of the employed.
|Deadly Stakes Book Review|
Karen Hancock, BellaOnline's Suspense / Thriller Books Editor
Ali Reynolds is involved in the investigation of the murder of a self-centered, gold digging, totally nasty woman. Her ex-husband and girlfriend are charged with the crime, but another body is found nearby which complicates things since there is no connection with the accused.
|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 |
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.
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.