Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Lucia from Lucia's Fiction, where she shares her writing journey, including how she signed with a literary agent, and offers incredible advice and tips for writers and authors. Check her out at Lucia's Fiction and, if you're working on querying agents, she's offering to critique it (more details … Continue reading Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

Book Spotlight: Shallcross: The Blindspot Cathedral by Charles Porter

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The Lily Cafe is pleased to spotlight an existential thriller perfect for Halloween, Shallcross: The Blindspot Cathedral, by Charles Porter! Title: Shallcross: The Blindspot Cathedral (The Hearing Voices Series #1) Author: Charles Porter Publisher: Porter Publishing Publication date: May 3, 2015 Genre: Existential Thriller, Fiction About the Book Aubrey Shallcross feels lost after selling his business, … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Shallcross: The Blindspot Cathedral by Charles Porter

Book Spotlight: Three Kisses by Heath Daniels

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The Lily Cafe is pleased to spotlight an action packed political thriller, Three Kisses, by Heath Daniels! Title: Three Kisses Author: Heath Daniels Publisher: ITO Press Publication date: August 8, 2019 (2nd edition) Genre: Political Thriller About the Book Three Kisses: The Political Page Turner You’ve Been Looking For! Could International Intrigue possibly result in Tolerance, Respect, and … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Three Kisses by Heath Daniels

Book Spotlight: Flame Vine by Charles Porter

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The Lily Cafe is pleased to spotlight a fiction book that highlights mental health, especially as it pertains to auditory hallucinations, Flame Vine by Charles Porter! Title: Flame Vine Author: Charles Porter Publisher: Self-published Publication date: June 12, 2017 Genre: Fiction About the Book Aubrey Shallcross is a car dealer/saloon singer/rodeo rider/poet whose posse of pals calls itself … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Flame Vine by Charles Porter

Novel Excerpt: The Broken by J.J. Hernandez

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The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author J.J. Hernandez and and excerpt of his crime thriller The Broken! Title: The Broken Author: J.J. Hernandez Publisher: Moon Reign Publications Publication date: May 18, 2021 Genre: Crime Thriller Just released from prison, Julian Serrano is determined to get his life back by reconnecting with his son, maintaining a legit … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: The Broken by J.J. Hernandez

Novel Excerpt: The Amazon Encounter by John L. DeBoer

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author John L. DeBoer and his science fiction novel featuring aliens and a journey across the world The Amazon Encounter!   Title: The Amazon Encounter Author: John L. DeBoer and Jean Jacques Publisher: Self-published Publication date: April 4, 2021 Genre: Science Fiction A shaman in the Amazon rainforest has a problem: children … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: The Amazon Encounter by John L. DeBoer

Novel Excerpt plus Conversation with the Author: State of Redemption by Richard McKeown

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The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author Richard McKeown and his thriller full of political intrigue State of Redemption!   Title: State of Redemption Author: Richard McKeown Publisher: Self-published Publication date: March 24, 2021 Genre: Thriller District Attorney Tommy Branscum is running for Governor of Vermont. Scion of a prominent family steeped in law and politics, Milford’s native … Continue reading Novel Excerpt plus Conversation with the Author: State of Redemption by Richard McKeown

Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a guest post by Manik Bal, author of Brothers Sen Gogh, a fiction novel revolving around two brothers, and Whiskey and Suicide and Other Stories, a slice of life story about Indian middle class families. Title: Brothers Sen Gogh Author: Manik Bal Publisher: Nivant Publishing Publication date: February 26, 2021 Genre: Fiction This … Continue reading Guest Post: The Fascination with the Loser and the Mundane by Manik Bal

Book Spotlight: The Secret of Plants in the Environment by Dr. Rishikesh Upadhyay

Book Spotlight for The Secret of Plants in the Environment by Dr. Rishikesh Upadhyay

Interested in non-fiction and/or nature? Read on! The Lily Cafe is pleased to highlight the non-fiction book The Secret of Plants in the ENVIRONMENT by Dr. Rishikesh Upadhyay! Title: The Secret of Plants in the ENVIRONMENT Author: Rishikesh Upadhyay, PhD Publisher: Self-published Publication date: April 2, 2020 Genre: Non-fiction, Nature, Environment, Botany About the Book Plants are sessile organisms … Continue reading Book Spotlight: The Secret of Plants in the Environment by Dr. Rishikesh Upadhyay

Novel Excerpt: Pariah’s Lament by Richie Billing

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author Richie Billing and his soon-to-be released fantasy novel Pariah's Lament! Title: Pariah's Lament Author: Richie Billing Publisher: Of Metal and Magic Publishing Publication date: March 17, 2021 Genre: Fantasy "So often it's the forgotten who possess the power to change the world." When an attempt is made on the life of … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: Pariah’s Lament by Richie Billing