“The Trial Show: The Resistance Rises” by Konstantina P.

“The Trial Show” is the first book in the Resistance Rises series and certainly kicks the series off with a bang, leaving readers hungry for the next. In this series kickoff, we meet several characters through their unique points of view and slowly dip into the fractions that divide the central forces government from the resistance fighters. Fans of the Divergent series and The Hunger Games will enjoy as “The Trial Show” plays out in readers’ heads like a movie. … More “The Trial Show: The Resistance Rises” by Konstantina P.

“Unlawful DISorder” by David Jackson Ambrose

The author deserves praise for “Unlawful DISorder” as he has woven a memorable tale that uncovers the sobering reality of being a young black gay man with a mental illness. The characters are well-developed—multilayered, and complex, which will resonate with readers, and the story illustrates the need for more mental health advocacy. … More “Unlawful DISorder” by David Jackson Ambrose

Meet the Author – A Conversation with Kaylin McFarren, Author of Requiem for a Queen

Kaylin McFarren has received more than 60 national literary awards, in addition to a prestigious RWA Golden Heart Award nomination for FLAHERTY’S CROSSING – a book she and her oldest daughter, New York Times/USA Today best-selling author Kristina McMorris, co-wrote in 2008. Prior to embarking on her writing journey and developing the popular THREADS psychological thriller series, she poured her passion for creativity into her work as the director of a fine art gallery in the Pearl District in Portland, Oregon; she also served as a governor-appointed member of the Oregon Arts Commission. … More Meet the Author – A Conversation with Kaylin McFarren, Author of Requiem for a Queen

“Truth and Other Lies” by Maggie Smith

was developed without it feeling like this novel was going to be solely focused on politics. It was almost as if there were two stories happening–the politics and how it affected Megan and her mother, and the situation with Jocelyn, who is trying to release a memoir despite the fact that someone wants to squash any more fame that Jocelyn receives. … More “Truth and Other Lies” by Maggie Smith

“Miranda Writes” by Gail Ward Olmsted

“Miranda Writes” introduces readers to Miranda Quinn, a former Assistant District Attorney, struck with a career-ending situation several years ago. Recently, Miranda has been hitting the airwaves with a podcast and a blog that explains the law in layman’s terms and is about to be put on the small screen with her own daytime television show. A phone call from a witness from a case from three years ago is about to set Miranda’s new life into a whirlwind. Will Miranda be able to face her past and her future and survive it all? … More “Miranda Writes” by Gail Ward Olmsted

“Last Liar Standing” by Danielle M. Wong

“Last Liar Standing” is a spooky, exhilarating novel that will keep you spellbound from the first to the last page. Veronica Kwan wakes up in the hospital having no memories from the past nine years of her life. Her relationships are shattered, she has no idea who this older version of herself even is, and she’s now being questioned about her husband’s murder. The thing is, Vonny doesn’t even remember meeting her husband, let alone marrying him. Will her lost memories reveal a side of her that is too sinister to contemplate, or will she awaken to a past that will continue to haunt her future? … More “Last Liar Standing” by Danielle M. Wong

“Boulder Girl” by Cynthia L. Clark

Newly divorced Lana Ross is anxious to finalize her divorce from Lucas, move on, and put the passionless marriage behind her. The successful editor has a comfortable life with a beautiful home and supportive friends, and she is still young enough to find new love if she chooses. Enter Vincent “Roadking” Romano, a successful businessman who is chivalrous and has a charming smile that makes Lana weak in the knees. The sparks are flying; could this be the beginning of something special? … More “Boulder Girl” by Cynthia L. Clark