Daily Archives: January 6, 2018

Spare Parts – Joshua Davis

Four undocumented Mexican American students, two great teachers, one robot-building contest… and a major motion picture…. In 2004, four Latino teenagers arrived at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition at the University of California, Santa Barbara. They were born in Mexico but raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where they attended an underfunded public high school. No one had ever suggested to Oscar, Cristian, Luis, or Lorenzo that they might amount to much—but two inspiring science teachers had convinced these impoverished, undocumented kids from the desert who had never ...

Cocky Duke (Endowed#1) – Sara Forbes

Two weeks touring art galleries in London—that’s what my Uncle Stig promised. It was going to be a nice quiet trip with my favorite relative, who also happens to be the US Ambassador to England. The only problem? It’s a little too quiet. I crave something more than four o’clock tea and crumpets. Which is how I end up heating up the dance floor at a London nightclub, capturing the attention of Lord Belgrave, the Duke of Fernborough … and throwing my Cosmopolitan in his ...

Stories – Tomi Farrell

Divining the difference between reality and the fantastic may not be as simple as it seems. Because the world you think you know may not actually exist… STORIES is a collection of six short stories loosely based on legends and folklore. Each is set in a modern context, giving the reader an unusual take that yields interesting insight on these traditional tales. Mare — an evil spirit from Germanic and Slavic folklore that rides on people’s chests while they sleep, bringing on nightmares. The Slit-Mouthed ...