IF MY BOOK: Purple Gold, Gracie Bialecki

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Gracie Bialecki writes about Purple Gold, her debut novel published by ANTIBOOKCLUB. If Purple Gold were a plant, she’d be a strain of dank weed. Violet…

The Buried Keys to Nancy Drew

Lynn Mundell 9. The Secret at Gateside Drive It’s summer, birthday party season. Nancy dresses as a pool boy to gain access to Cindy Elton’s property. Peering through the Cyperus papyrus, she observes her classmates cannonballing into the water. On a notepad she records names, styles/colors of bathing suits, and number…

Burrowing Owl

Kevin Grauke Jesse was concerned about his son. His son’s name was Jesse, too, but everyone called the boy JJ. JJ wasn’t enough like him, even though Jesse had always told himself that he wasn’t going to be the sort of father who wouldn’t accept anything less than an exact…