Introducing: The Triangle by Nakisanze Segawa

Contributing author of Crossroads, Nakisanze Segawa is a Ugandan writer and performance poet. She is also a contributor to Global Press Journal, and to the Daily Monitor newspaper in Kampala. The Triangle is her first novel. “It is a time of upheaval in the African nation of Buganda. Missionaries are rapidly converting people to Christianity, undermining [...]

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An Empire in Runes by Jeffrey L.Kohanek

James McStravick reviews An Empire in Runes by Jeffrey L.Kohanek. A Long Forgotten Magic That Might Save the World…Or Destroy It Led by a boy named Brock, a small team of teens urgently assembles a force to confront an army of monsters, one that ravages and destroys anyone or anything in its path. In a race [...]

BLACKWING BY ED MCDONALD (Ravens’ Mark #1)

James McStravick reviews Blackwing by Ed McDonald. The republic faces annihilation, despite the vigilance of Galharrow's Blackwings. When a raven tattoo rips itself from his arm to deliver a desperate message, Galharrow and a mysterious noblewoman must investigate a long dead sorcerer's legacy. But there is a conspiracy within the citadel: traitors, flesh-eaters and the ghosts of [...]

The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis

I review The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis. A debut literary thriller from an incredible new voice. What do you do when the man who gave you everything turns out to be a killer?  Everything Elka knows of the world she learned from the man she calls Trapper, the solitary hunter who took her under [...]

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

"Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one." I'd never heard of Lizzie Borden before I read about this book. The topic instantly grabbed me, and I knew I had to have it. I was crossing my fingers every time [...]

Larchfield by Polly Clark

I review Larchfield by Polly Clark. 'We need the courage to choose ourselves' W. H. Auden It's early summer when a young poet, Dora Fielding, moves to Helensburgh on the west coast of Scotland and her hopes are first challenged. Newly married, pregnant, she's excited by the prospect of a life that combines family and [...]

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

I review History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund. Linda has an idiosyncratic home life: her parents live in abandoned commune cabins in northern Minnesota and are hanging on to the last vestiges of a faded counter-culture world. The kids at school call her 'Freak', or 'Commie'. She is an outsider in all things. Her understanding of [...]