Author Interview: Alma Alexander

She was born on the banks of the blue Danube in a country whose name is but a memory. She left that home at ten, and lived in five countries on four continents before setting up shop in cyberspace. When asked about her life, all she will say is that she was born six years before men walked on the moon, and is married to a man who wooed her in cyberspace and lured her to America. But if you want to know about Alma Alexander’s stories, ah, that’s something else entirely.

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BVC Announces A Hinky Universe Bundle by Jennifer Stevenson

A Hinky Universe Bundle Book 1 from three series: Hinky Chicago, Slacker Demons, Coed Demon Sluts by Jennifer Stevenson This bundle contains the complete first novel from three different series set in the same magical universe: The Hinky Brass Bed … Continue reading

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More about Coed Demon Sluts: Beth

It’s a pretty good gig, actually. You get the nearly immortal, nearly invulnerable demon body, which can be gumbied into any height, weight, size, shape, color, age, you-name-it. You get thirty pieces of silver a month for tempting just three people; if you have sex with them, the bonus is double-bubble; and since silver currency has been out of style for almost a hundred years, they’re all rarities and worth a fortune. You must eat forty-five hundred calories a day, minimum, or else the body gets fatter. You never have to try on a pair of jeans again. You never have to try on another bra.

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CAFE READS: The Sea is Coming: A Collection from the Left Hand World, by Jill Zeller

I seldom read short stories anymore, yet when I do, I wonder why not. They offer such an array of experiences. Jill Zeller’s The Sea is Coming is no exception. The book is a diverse collection of unusual and fascinating … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Book View Café 2020 Holiday Collection ed. Shannon Page

Book View Cafe 2020 Holiday Story Collection by Shannon Page Nine holiday stories to delight, chill, cheer, or frighten you on a cold winter’s night. Includes stories from Alma Alexander, Patricia Rice, Jennifer Stevenson, and more! Buy Book View Cafe … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence Quarantine Diaries Episode 17: Of Fairy Tales

As some of you might know, I”m running a kickstarter right now for a book of Fractured Fairy Tales, to be published via BVC next year (it’s here if you want to support it). So let me speak of fairy … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Billabong Flats 1 by Ria Loader

At Billabong Flats, a mythic world set in the Australian Bush, animal friends come together for adventures and to have fun. The animals dream a place where the spirit of the Land speaks through them. They learn each others ways and come together in peace.

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CAFÉ READS: A POSSE OF PRINCESSES, by Sherwood Smith

Sherwood Smith specializes in fantasy, especially for young adults. She manages to tell rip-roaring adventures about young people while still tucking a few good lessons gracefully into the narrative of her stories. Whether her heroine has become a figurehead for … Continue reading

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