Meet American Novelist Ace Atkins

    SLR Contributor Allen Mendenhall Interviews Ace Atkins SLR: What I suspect everyone wants to know is, how do you stay so prolific?  How do you write so much, so quickly?   AA: I’m very fortunate to be a full-time novelist. I’ve been writing full time since 2001 and that gives me the freedom […]

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

Silver Sparrow is one of the most unique and creative stories to hit shelves this year. The daughter of a polygamist, Dana Yarboro is convinced she is second best. Forced to live a secret life much less posh than her half sister, Dana watches her father’s other daughter from the distance and examines the “silver […]

Meet Stephen Wetta, Author of October Read of the Month: If Jack’s in Love

     EXCITEMENT!!! That’s what we feel about Jack Wetta’s debut novel, If Jack’s in Love, and we are certain that after you read the following interview by SLR contributor Rhett DeVane, you’ll be laughing so hysterically you will order this Read of the Month immediately.              SLR: Is there an intended message in If […]

October Read of the Month, If Jack’s in Love by Stephen Wetta

Click to Buy  If Jack’s in Love by Stephen Wetta Reviewed by Rhett DeVane        The transition between tormented boyhood and teenage angst is difficult enough for young genius Jack Witchner. Add in a shiftless redneck father, a bullying dope-smoking older brother, a meek homely mother, and a family home that is an eyesore […]

Meet L.C Fiore, Author of Green Gospel

Click to Buy           L.C. Fiore’s debut novel, Green Gospel, tackles the controversial topic of eco-terrorism.  He kindly took time to discuss his work with SLR contributor, Donna Meredith.      SLR: Do you consider yourself an environmentalist?      LCF: I consider myself a conservationist. I believe we need to preserve our natural resources, including parks and […]

Green Gospel, by L.C. Fiore

Click to Buy  Green Gospel by L.C. Fiore Reviewed by Donna Meredith      Other writers have tried to take us into the minds of domestic terrorists, most recently Pearl Abraham, with American Taliban, John Updike, with Terrorist, and David Goodwillie, with American Subversive. Although these novels focus on attacks inspired by al-Qaida, the FBI lists […]