Emma Sloley‘s short fiction has been published in various journals like Catapult and collected in an anthology edited by Rebecca Makkai. She also is a seasoned travel writer where she has traveled the world writing essays for outlets like Coastal Living and Travel + Leisure.Continue reading “A Life of Books with Emma Sloley, author of ‘Disaster’s Children’”
Each month, I will pick a handful of buzzworthy and under the radar debut books I feel you’ll enjoy.Continue reading “6 debut books you should read this November”
When The Farm first landed at my doorstep, I was easily intrigued by what Joanne Ramos pieced together. From pregnancy rights to immigration, her novel – tinged with dystopian undertones – felt urgent as political nominees began to announce their candidacy for 2020.
Even though I expected to love it, the novel knocked me out. In her debut, which isn’t about politics, but about human rights on a larger scale, Ramos created a must read page-turner that offered readers an insight to what is happening now as well as what can happen in the future.Continue reading “Joanne Ramos takes readers to ‘The Farm’ – an unintentional dystopian novel with relevant themes”