The Werewolf Whisperer Book Review

This past weekend I was lucky enough to get to sit down with Camilla Ochlan and Bonita Gutierrez, co-authors of The Werewolf Whisper, an independent urban fantasy series about a pair of women who team up in the aftermath of a “werewolf apocalypse”. When the Kyon Virus infects huge portions of the population, it has… Read More

Feminist Book Review: “Summer Love: An LGBTQ Collection”

It is my sincere pleasure to announce that the July 2016 Book of the Month is Summer Love: An LGBTQ Collection. Edited by Annie Harper, this short story anthology features nine authors, each of whose contributions touches on romance, summertime, and queerness in all its facets. The publisher is an imprint of Interlude Press, called “Duet”, for… Read More

All Aboard “Derelict”

F-BOM’s flagship Book of the Month selection for Summer 2017 was Derelict by LJ Cohen. You can get your special edition copy of Derelict from the F-BOM bookstore here. (Members get a discount — join today!) While tinkering with an abandoned spaceship, Ro Maldonado accidentally sends herself and three other teenagers shooting off into space.… Read More

Curl Up With Your Familiar and Read “Switch”

If you’ve been following our site since its beginning (HSA is already one year old! Yay!) you’ll have read Lindsey’s review of Alyssa Cooper‘s short story, “The Motel Room.” Well, Her Story Arc came back for more! Our August Book of the Month selection is Cooper’s new novel, Switch. Switch is the first in a… Read More

Genta Sebastian’s Award Winning “Riding the Rainbow”

I met Genta Sebastian two years ago via a local writing group, and from the moment I began beta-reading one of her submissions I fell in love with her writing. Since that fateful day we’ve attended WisCon 2014 together as well as worked together (along with six other authors) to publish a short story anthology. Thus it… Read More

Why Harry Potter fans should read Septimus Heap

If you find yourself wishing there were more Harry Potter books to read, or just want something similar but don’t want to re-read the series for the hundredth time, I definitely have a book series for you: Septimus Heap by Angie Sage. This seven book, middle grade series is a nice, quick read, and the pages… Read More