Bookshelf

7 Books to Read with Your Best Friend

Local Girls author Caroline Zancan shares her fave books about friendships.

By Caroline Zancan
Your Reading Life

RIFers! Tell Us About Your TBR Pile

We know you have books stacked on your desk or saved on your eReader. Tell us about what you're reading now and what you're reading next!

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Roland Merullo on Writing from a Female Point of View

Inevitably I get a question like this: how is it that, as a male author you’ve been able to write, in a believable way, from a female point of view?

By Roland Merullo • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

Book to Film: Frozen

The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen is the only fairy tale that gave me nightmares when I was a kid. And it still does.

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Is the Zombie Fad Over? Live Video Chat with Scott Sigler

Scott Sigler wrote his first monster story in the third grade and hasn't stopped since. A creator of novels, short stories and screenplays, Scott's work revolves around modern science's dichotomy of simultaneously producing good and evil.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

The Art of Living Superstitiously (Happy Friday the 13th!)

It's not just Friday the 13th. Any day can bring back luck, unless you avoid the obvious traps.

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Scott Sigler on 5 SciFi Movies that Influenced His Writing

My main writing influence wasn’t books and authors, it was movies and directors. I learned to tell better stories by watching masters make you writhe in your seat for 90 minutes.

By Scott Sigler, author of Pandemic • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

The Highlight Function on Your eReader: Love It or Hate It?

It’s a little ironic: technology meant for convenience in our ever-faster paced world actually invites me to take my time.

By • 3 years ago