Cyn’s Workshop Podcast | Clique Bait Review

Today on Spotify we’re discussing Clique Bait by Ann Valett, a novel perfect for fans of Pretty Little Liars as it follows Chloe as she uses her money and privilege for one thing: revenge. Continue reading Cyn’s Workshop Podcast | Clique Bait Review

March Book of the Month Poll

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! So the interactive book of the month poll seemed to really work so I’m going to keep doing it. Here are the choices for March. You can vote however you like by judging the book cover or by judging the synopsis or your anticipation of the novel. However you want to vote just vote and spread the word.

Happy reading!
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A Powerful & Gritty Story | Review of ‘Still Waters’

By: Cynthia Ayala

Still Waters by Ash Parsons:
Philomel Books

Still Waters by Ash Parsons is a young adult story that follows high school senior Jason, an outsider who becomes sucked into the popular crowd for dangerous and life threatening reasons. Published on April 21, 2015 by Philomel Books, a children’s imprint of Penguin Books.

This incredibly gritty novel does not pull any punches, literally. Jason suffers from an abusive household; one where he takes the punches his father throws to protect his little sister. The constant abuse forces him to take on a job becoming a lackey for Michael, the school jock and regular manipulating sociopath. However, there is more to the job than detailed, and as the story unfolds, it becomes darker and unsuspecting. Continue reading “A Powerful & Gritty Story | Review of ‘Still Waters’”

‘Blood Hunger’ Origins – Nia Dragin Books

By: Nia Dragin

This is for anyone who is curious about my novel.

Blood Hunger actually came from this dream I had way back in High School while I was finishing up my Harry Potter Fan Fiction.  This dream had nothing to do with Vampires and even less to do with Witches. In fact, only angels and shadow creatures were in the novel. Continue reading “‘Blood Hunger’ Origins – Nia Dragin Books”