We asked Lauryn Peña, the author of Love & Mari Gras, about her journey with literature, the writing world, and tips for fellow authors. See what she says below! If you could have dinner with another author (alive or dead), who would it be? LP: F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby is my favorite book. […]
I think the pacing of this book is really well done. I was immediately invested in this girl named River… https://www.instagram.com/authoramandaauler/?hl=en Read her full review on her Instagram profile @authoramandaauler!
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A line from one of this year’s best books reads, “Life was a horror movie, but only if you looked for it.” No one needs to look for horror now; it’s all around us. The U.S. is morphing into Gilead, and we’re coining words like tripledemic and permacrisis. The real monsters walk among us. Fortunately, this year’s Best of […]
I’m so excited to be back with another author interview! This time it’s with Evette Davis who’s telling us all about her newest book, 48 States, a near-future dystopian novel set primarily in North Dakota and Wyoming. I read this as soon as I got it in the mail because, if you’ve been here for a while, […]
48 States Review by Book Dragon’s TBR Published: 11/3/2022 A thrilling dystopian that will stick with you long after you’re finished reading. Evette Davis weaves an incredible tale of a dystopian future that will keep you on the edge of your seat. This book has some of the best character depth I’ve ever read. River […]
Written in collaboration with Shepard, a book review website! Read the reasoning behind why I chose these books on Shepard’s website at: https://shepherd.com/best-books/dystopian-stories-for-the-feminist-in-all-of-us The books I picked: 1) Dark Witch By Nora Roberts 2) A Discovery of Witches By Deborah Harkness 3) The Dragon of New Orleans By Genevieve Jack 4) Polaris RisingBy Jessie Mihalik […]
Two Books With Birds on the Cover by Bonnie Jacobs Published: 10/11/2022 Book bans, federal curfews, and digital identity chips — what a terrifying near future! A cautionary tale set in 2042 when the United States is recovering from a series of terrorist attacks that upended the government, rewrote our civil liberties, and erased two […]
Fall Worth Reading List by Heidi Mooney Published: Oct 11, 2022 Perfect for readers who loved Station Eleven, California, and Gold Fame Citrus, 48 States is a one-of-a-kind dystopian thriller about the dangers of extremism and the power of love and forgiveness. When author Evette Davis is not writing novels, she co-manages San Francisco-based public […]
19 Great Books to Cuddle Up and Read This Fall by Katie Cowan 48 States is a dystopian thriller that centers around a government in the future that is forced to rewrite civil liberties and erase two states (cue the title making sense) due to a series of terrorist attacks. A single mother and a […]