Daily Archives: January 2, 2020

Trust Exercise – Susan Choi

WINNER OF THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION “Electrifying” (People) • “Masterly” (The Guardian) • “Dramatic and memorable” (The New Yorker) • “Magic” (TIME) • “Ingenious” (The Financial Times) • “A gonzo literary performance” (Entertainment Weekly) • “Rare and splendid” (The Boston Globe) • “Remarkable” (USA Today) • “Delicious” (The New York Times) • “Book groups, meet your next selection” (NPR) In an American suburb in the early 1980s, students at a highly competitive performing arts high school struggle and thrive in a rarified bubble, ambitiously pursuing music, movement, Shakespeare, and, particularly, their acting classes. When within this striving “Brotherhood of the ...

Worship the Night – Mary Vigliante Szydlowski

Her mother’s death freed Lea from a lifetime of sexual repression. Alone in a remote mountain cabin, Lea succumbs to erotic fantasies and becomes the helpless prey of a phantom lover from the depths of Hell. To transform the demon into the flesh-and-blood lover she craves, Lea must kill! She offers him the blood of her victims, but only the ultimate sacrifice will satisfy his needs.

Dark Realm – Mary Vigliante Szydlowski

Satan has given the people a savior. A Messiah! While he rules the netherworld, his daughter, Ara, oversees his worldly realm. She’s the keeper of the faith. Her frenzied followers worship her with the same zeal they do the King of Demons. Her concert tours and sermons overflow with true believers, willing to burn themselves alive to show their devotion. The clergy and aristocracy loathe her. They think she’s a fanatic who riles up slaves and lowborns with her foolish talk of salvation. Her ideas ...