I had a long flight to China a few months ago (pre-pandemic), and of course had plenty of movies on my to-watch list. I’ve been back and forth from China many times, so I have the 11 hour flight down to a science, from my seated yoga to memorizing the lighting patterns. I started my… Read More
Here’s our spoiler-free review of The Wolf and the Rain by Tanya Lee. Get your copy by becoming a member today and then join us in the member portal to get your questions answered by Tanya! In a post-apocalyptic world, a utopian country called Seira has risen from the ashes in the south. But in… Read More
Hopeful, magical, and empowering — fairy tales live on in the popular imagination through their timeless characters and imagery. Three previous F-BOM author partners, Anita Valle, Fiona J.R. Titchenell, and Intisar Khanani, have each taken on the challenge of writing a fairy tale retelling. We were lucky enough to get all three together to discuss… Read More
I don’t know why I have a habit of watching critically-acclaimed films on the tiny screens of airplanes, the roar of turbines and background chatter mixing with award-winning dialogue, but that’s what I do. That’s how I fell in love with the soundtrack to Moonrise Kingdom and how I first met Charlize Theron’s Furiosa in… Read More
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The Wangs vs. the World is one of those books you can’t wait to read after hearing all the buzz about it. This riches-to-rags story of an immigrant family in Great Recession America was all over my feeds for a while. Spoiler: while I didn’t LOVE this book once I finally got my hands on… Read More