It is that time of year again. For writers, it can either be the month that gives us the dedication and the push we need to get the words onto the page, or it can drive us to the brink of insanity. Or even a little bit of both. NationalRead More →

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In my first novel, The Babysitters Coven, my narrator, Esme Pearl, and her best friend Janis Jackson, are uber-fangirls. Deeply entrenched in music, movies, fashion and art, they drop references to everything from 19th-century French poets to 1970s horror flicks and Vogue editors. These loves are somewhat reflective of myRead More →

We all love a good thriller. Whether it is a TV show, movie, or novel, being led to the edge of our seat, our minds conjuring endless possibilities to answer the questions placed in front of us are all part of incredible story telling. The chance to be wowed, toRead More →

We’re excited for Julie Murphy. The author’s newest book, Dear Sweet Pea, has been optioned by Disney. The book is on Disney Channel Original Movie slate. If you aren’t familiar with Julie’s works, you need to pick up Dumplin’ and watch the adaptation on Netflix. She’s an amazing writer. IfRead More →

In an effort to build a space for queer people like myself, every Tuesday I’ll be posting opinion pieces, listicals, reviews, and more focused on the LGBT community (and occasionally about the Latinx/WOC community since I am Latinx.) Welcome to Queerly Not Straight! Enjoy and leave a comment below ifRead More →

In an effort to build a space for queer people like myself, every Tuesday I’ll be posting opinion pieces, listicals, reviews, and more focused on the LGBT community (and occasionally about the Latinx/WOC community since I am Latinx.) Welcome to Queerly Not Straight! Enjoy and leave a comment below ifRead More →

I read a lot, and I go to a lot of book conventions. One thing that I have noticed when attending these conventions is that there aren’t too many authors of color floating around. Another fact which I am ashamed to admit is, I myself, am not too familiar withRead More →

We’re all about books becoming movies or television shows. We kinda wish that people were snapping up more contemporary books, but hey, fantasy books are just as equally amazing. The newest book to be getting a television option is the fantasy book Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith. Clearleaf Media has snappedRead More →

Everyone has books that they anticipate being released each year. Those titles that make you giddy and excited every time you think about finally getting your greedy grabby hands on that perfect, pristine copy, with that delicious new book smell. Then there are some (like me) who have a calendarRead More →

Sweaters, boots, and pumpkin spice lattes will soon be replacing those shorts, flip flops, and iced coffees, as we prepare for fall. With summer ending, it’s time to start gathering up those fall reads.  If you are unsure of what to add to your TBR, have no fear, Fangirlish isRead More →