For authors, the creation of their book’s cover is often a very personal process. After all, the cover should be what best represents the content of the book, and no one knows the content better than the author herself. So, I was thrilled when I got the opportunity to speak with an author named Cécile […]
As is evidenced by the theme of this issue, covers are incredibly important—the composition and imagery of a cover play an integral role in the very first impression a reader will have of the book. So, I was incredibly excited to be able to have a conversation with David Campos and Maceo Montoya, a poet […]
Recent releases, award winners, and more! DELOS: The White Tree By Blake Miller The gripping and exciting story of impossible 16-year-old twins, a black girl and a white boy, who find themselves being called on by a mysterious source to come to its help. Answering this call, however, reveals that they are part of a […]
What to Read in YA Fiction by Megan Lord Young adult fiction continues to become one of the most popular genres– mostly for adults. Join us each issue to find your next YA read. Every Stolen Breath by Kimberly Gabriel I just finished this book and it is a big wide-eyed YES from me! And […]
Top 30 New & Upcoming Releases to Add to Your Summer Reads List By Alyse Mgrdichian A Thousand Ways to Pay Attention: a Memoir of Coming Home to My Neurodivergent Mind By Rebecca Schiller “An ‘exquisite and probing narrative’ (Publishers Weekly) of one woman’s newfound neurodivergence, recounting how her surprising diagnosis of severe ADHD in […]
Desperate Literature is an independent international bookshop since 2015 in the heart of Madrid. We try to build a community through literature – running events, a literary prize, publishing a prize anthology and, of course, sourcing new, used and rare books.
If you think you do not need to improve your skills, then you are already lost. Everyone needs to hone and develop their writing skills, if they want to be a fantastic writer that is. So, with that in mind, how can you do it?
The Quick Book Reviews Podcast is a weekly podcast which includes author interviews, book reviews, opinions and conversation.
In this Q/A, Adria Bernardi shares how translation has impacted her writing style and what it has taught her – and much more.
Ocean’s Grave represents Malone’s second novel in his series of Lovecraftian Horror, a continuation of themes and characters from his first release, Spring City Terror 1903.