Articles Posted in the " Indie/Small Press " Category

  • ‘Destiel’ Book to be Pulled from North American Market

    Recently we decided to cover the controversy surrounding the Destiel book.  It seems to be a sad tale of a young author making many missteps as she tries to further her career as a professional author.  Her initial blog post, subsequent social media interaction, and decision to pursue legal action against negative internet responses has […]

  • A Sad Tale of Self-Publishing Gone Awry: The ‘Destiel’ Book

    Destiel shippers are a very passionate bunch.  We have a long history of campaigning for the ship, winning almost every shipping poll we’ve ever been in, gaining attention in mainstream press, and winning some pretty great awards.  When a book called Destiel was released, I wasn’t exactly surprised that there was some passionate debate (again, we’re […]

  • Book Review: “This Is Where It Ends” by Marieke Nijkamp

    Trigger warning: Mentions and slight discussion of rape. Everyone has a reason to fear the boy with the gun. The students of Opportunity High School in Opportunity, Alabama, had no reason to think that today would be different than any other day. Then the auditorium doors didn’t open after their start-of-school assembly. Told from four […]

  • Book Review: “Inherit the Stars” by Tessa Elwood

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Ha ha, sorry, nope. Just kidding. Asa is the youngest daughter of House Fane, which has been plagued by an energy crisis and famine for years. The empire is under communication lockdown and in desperate need of help, or their enemies in House Galton will […]

  • Geekiary’s #WeNeedMoreDiverseBooks Wattpad Recommendations

    Jamie Sugah’s Recs Division of the Marked By: marchmccarron Summary: Every year, 50 children are marked. They join a superhuman society of scholars and martial artists. But this year, only 49 are found. As time passes, more and more children disappear.  Yarrow and Bray meet upon their marking and feel uniquely connected. However, a decade […]