Good morning, afternoon, or evening, everyone! I have some special news that I need to share with all of you, so I hope you're all ready to listen! One of my goals for the past few months was to move Ace Of Bens to self-hosting, and what better time to do that than at the … Continue reading I’ve Moved!
Synopsis: After losing her job at the library, Celeste "Cel" Walden starts working at the haunting Logan Museum as an archivist. But the job may not be the second chance she was hoping for, and she finds herself confronting her mental health, her relationships, and before long, her grasp on reality as she begins to dream … Continue reading Review | “Archival Quality” by Ivy Noelle Weir and Steenz
Synopsis: Alice had her whole summer planned. Non-stop all-you-can-eat buffets while marathoning her favorite TV shows (best friends totally included) with the smallest dash of adulting--working at the library to pay her share of the rent. The only thing missing from her perfect plan? Her girlfriend (who ended things when Alice confessed she's asexual). Alice is … Continue reading Review: “Let’s Talk About Love” by Claire Kann
Rating: ★★★★☆ Synopsis: The true story of nineteen-year-old Jordana Lebowitz's time at the trial of Oskar Groening, known as the bookkeeper of Auschwitz, a man charged with being complicit in the death of more than 300,000 Jews. A granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Jordana attended the trial. She realized that by witnessing history she gained the knowledge and … Continue reading Review: “To Look a Nazi In the Eye” by Kathy Kacer and Jordana Lebowitz
Rating: ★★★★☆ Synopsis: Penelope Wryter's life has been a mess ever since her sister committed suicide a year ago. Now Pen's hooked on Fix, an illegal drug that makes her feel, think, and see differently. The hallucinations are intense, but there's one vision that keeps Pen coming back for more--Nate. He's the only person who cares about … Continue reading Review: “Fix Me” by Lisa M. Cronkhite
Rating: ★★★★☆ Synopsis: What if the world holds more dangers—and more wonders—than we have ever known? And what if there is more than one world? From Heather Dixon, author of the acclaimed Entwined, comes a brilliantly conceived adventure that sweeps us from the inner workings of our souls to the far reaches of our imaginations. Jonathan … Continue reading Review: “Illusionarium” by Heather Dixon
Rating: ★★★★☆ Synopsis: "This is Beautiful Music for Ugly Children, on community radio 90.3, KZUK. I'm Gabe. Welcome to my show." My birth name is Elizabeth, but I'm a guy. Gabe. My parents think I've gone crazy and the rest of the world is happy to agree with them, but I know I'm right. I've been a … Continue reading Review: “Beautiful Music For Ugly Children” by Kirstin Cronn-Mills