Carole McDonnell's short stories and essays appear online and in print, in speculative fiction, ethnic, and Christian publications. She lives in New York with her husband, two sons, and their pets. Wind Follower, published by Juno Books in June 2007, is her first novel.
For anyone who ever wants to know what is in the Bible without having to actually read it, this book is a great find.
I never quite know what to do with a book that goes over ground others have ploughed before.
Inception is primarily a heist movie and — angsty though heist movies often are — there is no rule that a heist film should touch the soul.
"In the novel, everything can exist in the single universe that you, the author, create."
Some teens don’t want to read about slavery because they feel all narratives present blacks as victims. Speculative fiction allows a contemporary perspective.
The author has chosen to tell a global story about an account of the hostage’s ordeal which includes family and newspaper accounts.
Deep Dark Secret is not exactly an answer to secular YA books on sexual molestation in the religious community. But it definitely contributes to the conversation.
With the exception of speculative fiction, Black Fiction as a whole is divided into fairly raunchy stuff and fairly pious stuff.
"The themes of my stories are usually quite different…though I have to take care, as books proliferate, that I don’t get repeating situations or characters."
Chantal Hobbs, Karen Scalf Linamen and Ellie Kay will help readers improve their lives, regardless of faith.