#BookbedFictory 040: ‘First Day Jitters’

by Christianne Fayth Ong This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.”Continue reading “#BookbedFictory 040: ‘First Day Jitters’”

#BookbedFictory 039: ‘The Campus Tour’

by Nigel Libranages This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” “WhyContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 039: ‘The Campus Tour’”

#BookbedFictory 038: ‘Ileaia’s First Day High’

by Paola Aliedo This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” I’mContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 038: ‘Ileaia’s First Day High’”

#BookbedFictory 038: ‘From Her Perspective’

by Pauline Navarro This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” AnnContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 038: ‘From Her Perspective’”

#BookbedFictory 037: ‘Walking on a Dream’

by H. Bentham This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” ONEContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 037: ‘Walking on a Dream’”

#BookbedFictory 036: ‘All That Matters’

by Celestine Trinidad This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” ContentContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 036: ‘All That Matters’”

#BookbedFictory 035: ‘History: Berkeley and Reagan’

by Krystle Mae Labio This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.”Continue reading “#BookbedFictory 035: ‘History: Berkeley and Reagan’”

Storiesnap Time: ‘5-Minute Star Wars Stories’

Welcome back to Storiesnap Time, in which we feature books with illustrations in snaps and clips. This time, we’re featuring Star Wars: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories, “an epic collection of stories adapted from all seven Star Wars films, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens! With 12 Star Wars stories that can each be read in 5Continue reading “Storiesnap Time: ‘5-Minute Star Wars Stories’”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Memorial’ by Bryan Washington

by Jodesz Gavilan THE STORY A funny, sexy, profound dramedy about two young people at a crossroads in their relationship and the limits of love.Benson and Mike are two young guys who live together in Houston. Mike is a Japanese American chef at a Mexican restaurant and Benson’s a Black day care teacher, and they’ve beenContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Memorial’ by Bryan Washington”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Interior Chinatown’ by Charles Yu

by Jodesz Gavilan THE STORY From the infinitely inventive author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe comes a deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play.Willis Wu doesn’t perceive himself as a protagonist even in his own life: he’s merely Generic Asian Man.Continue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Interior Chinatown’ by Charles Yu”