Author Reading: Grendolyn Peach Soleil, author of The Mermaids Melt at Dawn

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome you to our fourth author reading! Today I'm delighted to host the author of The Mermaids Melt at Dawn, Grendolyn Peach Soleil. When I was first contacted by Grendolyn in 2020 about reviewing a book about mermaids, I had no idea what I was in for. Grendolyn is … Continue reading Author Reading: Grendolyn Peach Soleil, author of The Mermaids Melt at Dawn

Book Review: Malice by Heather Walter

Title: Malice Author: Heather Walter Publisher: Del Rey Publication date: April 13, 2021 Genre: Fantasy, LGBTQIA One Sentence Summary: A retelling of Disney's Sleeping Beauty, but from the black fairy's perspective. For most of my life I was something of a fairy tale purist, digging for original versions of the Disney movies I spent my childhood watching. But, as a mom, I've become … Continue reading Book Review: Malice by Heather Walter

WWW Wednesday – March 24, 2021

WWW Wednesday is a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World of Words. It asks: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak. I'll be honest, I only jumped on participating … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – March 24, 2021

Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 44

Chapter Fifteen Nancy was nice. She was sweet. She was also boring as cardboard. To be honest, I just picked her at random. This companion thing was getting tiring and was starting to lose its luster, if it ever had any. We were polite, but parted as little more than strangers. I planted the __ … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 44

The Blue Caverns

The temporary title of the story I'm writing for my little boy. I have about four months to pick a better one. That should be enough time, right? Anyways, since I'll be posting bits and pieces for feedback, I thought it would be a good idea to post some kind of summary. One other note: … Continue reading The Blue Caverns