May 8, 2015

31 Short Stories in 31 Days

Every serious reader has that one short story. You know the one: From its opening words it took you in, kept you in thrall with its intricate, finely crafted beauty (or horror), finally leaving you breathless, two stops past your station, crushed and uplifted in equal parts. Now the Vintage Shorts series would like to give you thirty-one of them.

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May 7, 2015

Not Your Typical Marriage Tale: Heidi Pitlor's The Daylight Marriage

Heidi Pitlor’s novel of marital discontent is thrilling and thoughtful in all the right ways.

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May 6, 2015

It's About the Music: A New Bio of Billie Holiday

In the new biography Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth, Dr. John Szwed presents a comprehensive account of Billie Holiday's musical career.

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May 5, 2015

An Early Peek at This Year's Beach Read: I Take You by Eliza Kennedy

Wedding Jitters. Cold Feet. Second Thoughts. All common things we associate with people about to marry. Unfortunately, Lily Wilder, the star of Eliza Kennedy’s debut novel, I Take You, is suffering from something far beyond these mundane clichés.

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May 4, 2015

A Glimpse Behind the Red Carpet: Oh! You Pretty Things

Shana Mahin’s debut novel, Oh! You Pretty Things is a glimpse behind the curtain for fans of glamour and fame.

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May 3, 2015

The Stuff of Teen Dreams: Meredith Stroud's Portal 24

Meredith Stroud's Portal 24 is the stuff of teens' dreams: A seemingly ordinary kid gets plucked off the street one day by a secret government agency to handle dangerous and important missions, along with other young adult agents.

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May 2, 2015

From Friends to Lovers: Touch & Go by Mira Lyn Kelly

The best relationships start out as friendship, right? Case in point: Mira Lyn Kelly's new romance novel, Touch & Go.

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