Can Fiction Shape Our Future? Books change lives. Pick up any fiction, and you’ll realize it’s not too detached from the world we live in. A good novel can help you see what already exists – only much clearer. Fiction has the power to raise important questions, help shape our minds, and drive home the
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There is sci-fi and then there is a space opera. What distinguishes the two is the unique depth and breadth of immersion that a true space opera offers. Lon E. Varnadore’s Junker Blues is one such novel. Readers will find, from the very beginning, something unique in Varnadore’s storytelling. No stone is left unturned to
Sara Winokur released her first international mystery novel proving her passion for three worlds science, fiction, and travel (especially to the far, far north – Iceland). Her book, DOUBLE BLIND: The Icelandic Manuscript Murders, is a thriller that takes you through the Icelandic cultural landscape, high-tech world of DNA forensics, and some dramatic turn of
In many ways, Angels in the Mist is a classic tale. It follows a hero’s journey from their fledgling origins of weakness and self-doubt through the crucible of their story, which forges their growth. But this first installment in the Z-Tech Chronicles series quickly leaves the well-beaten path to explore a modern retelling of this
No matter where you are this summer – your local seafront, a sunlit patio, or a poolside lounge, here are some of the best beach reads for your summer getaways.
Sheryl Benko’s The Last of Will is a stunning combination of outlandish plot and down-to-Earth characters.
Attention Booklovers: Beat Coronavirus Boredom and Come Out to the Virtual LA BookFest on Saturday, May 9th
Get out of the house (virtually, at least) and join book lovers around the world taking part in the LA BookFest online on May 9th. Seize this unique opportunity to not only meet and chat with a full slate of authors, but also to meet and interact with others during the quarantine. A Much-Needed Distraction
A build-up of anticipation and cliff hangers drive every story. But all stories need antagonists, and everyone knows that the best villains are monsters. They create a thrill, a suspense of mystery and horror as we await and learn what they are capable of. In this list, we explore the variety in monsters: the bad,
Author NJ Ayuk aims to revitalize African economies and bring power to African households in his book Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals. African economies are undergoing a transformative period within the energy sector. This could be good news for the people and industries of Africa. Ayuk sets a straightforward
Chances are, you are close, know someone—or even love someone who has a mental illness; millions of people are affected by it. But there is a stigma that surround mental illness. Often times, people who come forward, revealing that they have it, may be shamed for it. Laurie Finkelstein, author of Next Therapist Please, is