Consensual Hex

The publisher’s blurb for Consensual Hex sounds intriguing. “A coven of queer witches at an elite women’s college employ their powers to exact revenge on the frat boy warlocks who are using magic to cover up sexual assault on campus.” It sounds like campy fantasy fun like The Craft movie.Continue Reading

Older

Older is a sequel to Younger. Liza has come out about her age. She is now officially fifty. She has been living as a hermit for two years after breaking it off with younger Josh. Liza broke it off with Josh. She felt Josh should have a family life withContinue Reading

The Lion's Den

Summer and you are best friends in high school in The Lion’s Den. Summer takes you to your high school French teacher’s apartment where his friend tries to sexually assault you. You’re sixteen. Ten years later, Summer is now the trophy mistress of a mega-rich old man, John. She invitesContinue Reading

The Herd

The Herd is a female-only shared workspace run by Eleanor. There is waiting list a mile long but Katie cuts the line. Katie’s sister, Hana is the company’s freelance publicist—and Eleanor’s confidante. On Katie’s first day, the company has a break-in overnight with nothing stolen—but an anti-women slogan is foundContinue Reading

In Five Years

“Where do you see yourself In Five Years?” is a standard interview question. Dannie is a driven corporate attorney interviewing for her dream job. It’s December 15, 2020. Later that night, Dannie’s boyfriend, David, proposes and she accepts. Slightly high from champagne, Dannie falls asleep on the couch and dreams…Continue Reading

Commute

“There was no greater violence than affection.” If you like that quote, I believe you will enjoy Commute, a graphic novel for the #metoo movement. Unfortunately, I just thought the book was sad. Erin had some difficulties early in life. To “overcome them”, she drinks. Heavily. Every night. Before findingContinue Reading

The Nobodies

Joan Dixon is having a bad year. She’s an unemployed journalist who can’t even get listicle jobs. This new reality has forced her to sell her car and move in with her parents—at age thirty-six. She truly is one of The Nobodies. Joan interviews as a junior copywriter at Bloom,Continue Reading

The Helpline

Germaine is let go from her longtime job at an insurance company. Finding herself without many prospects at her age, she takes a job at The Helpline for local senior citizens. Germaine loves numbers and is befuddled by people. While seeing herself as providing helpful input, others see her asContinue Reading