Review of Death of a Good Girl, Michelle Marie Jacquot by Kristiana Reed

Originally published on Reedsy Discovery.  Jacquot’s Death of a Good Girl is unlike any poetry collection I have read. The pieces span across several pages and many read like song lyrics - discarded thoughts which hold within them a power only those words in that order can manifest. In the author’s note, Jacquot explains how releasing this … Continue reading Review of Death of a Good Girl, Michelle Marie Jacquot by Kristiana Reed

Nicole Lyons Reviews Christine E. Ray’s The Myths of Girlhood

‘The Myths Of Girlhood’ is a staggering journey into the heart and the soul of every insecure girl who has ever felt unloved, unworthy, or invisible. ‘The Myths Of Girlhood’ reaches far deeper than any feminist manifesto we have begrudgingly left to our daughters; there is nothing bitter here, only heart wrenching, soul pulling truths, … Continue reading Nicole Lyons Reviews Christine E. Ray’s The Myths of Girlhood

BOOK REVIEW: KINDRA M. AUSTIN’S TWELVE, BY MARIAH VOUTILAINEN

Kindra Austin’s Twelve continues where Constant Muses left off, rich and intense. By Mariah Voutilainen After having read Constant Muses, I eagerly awaited the release of Kindra Austin’s Twelve.  I expected more of the imagery of Muses, with its cigarette smoke and endless cocktails.  While those common threads are there, Twelve favors the much more potent darkness of decay and memento mori.  In Twelve, Austin further exposes the connection between … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: KINDRA M. AUSTIN’S TWELVE, BY MARIAH VOUTILAINEN

Nicole Lyons Reviews Nicholas Gagnier’s Founding Fathers

I have been shook, and I have been rocked, and I have been swallowed by a book, and an author, and my own divisive and inclusive thoughts, after the fact. With Founding Fathers, Nicholas Gagnier takes his readers to the darkest places where most of them have always been afraid to go on their own, and … Continue reading Nicole Lyons Reviews Nicholas Gagnier’s Founding Fathers

Dena Daigle Reviews Love, Lies and Lullabies by Ashley Jane

I must admit, before I was introduced to Ashley Jane’s debut book of poetry and prose, Love, Lies and Lullabies (released on July 30, 2018), I had not yet had the privilege of indulging in her work; but after opening the cover, which is adorned with raw yet beautifully soft imagery, I am an instant … Continue reading Dena Daigle Reviews Love, Lies and Lullabies by Ashley Jane

Candice Louisa Daquin Reviews Sarah Doughty’s Just Breathe

One of the hardest things to do when reviewing a book is to read other reviews. I typically don’t because it can be intimidating or distracting. However, I was curious to know what others had thought of this series of books and interestingly more has been written about Sarah’s Earthen Witch Novels series than most … Continue reading Candice Louisa Daquin Reviews Sarah Doughty’s Just Breathe

Mariah Voutilainen reviews Christine Ray’s Composition of a Woman

Christine E. Ray’s Composition of a Woman invites readers to see what a woman is truly made of By: Mariah Voutilainen “Betrayal is an inside job” writes poet Christine E. Ray in her debut Composition of a Woman, which will be released July 31st by Sudden Denouement Press.   Ray, who unabashedly displays her “inner badass” … Continue reading Mariah Voutilainen reviews Christine Ray’s Composition of a Woman