Bitter Hot Chocolate

Sudha Balagopal The doctor laughs when my ten-year-old says her throat is too narrow to swallow the chunky pill for her ear infection, but I convince him her gullet tightens around the tablet until she cannot breathe, so he asks her to open wide, shines a flashlight, then says there’s…

IF MY BOOK: A Winter Night, Anne Leigh Parrish

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 Anne Leigh Parrish writes about her new novel, A Winter Night, out now from Unsolicited Press. If A Winter Night were a box of chocolates, the assortment…

IF MY BOOK: The Baddest Girl On the Planet, Heather Frese

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 Heather Frese writes about her debut novel, The Baddest Girl on the Planet, out now from Blair. If The Baddest Girl…