Tag Archive for J. Torres

Jinx

Jinx

Jinx is worried. She’s having the classic fourteen-year-old dilemma – what to wear on the first day of high school!? Nothing too young, nothing too old, nothing too studious. Hopefully her day will get better from here. This beginning sets…

Alison Dare series

Alison Dare lives out an adventurous girl’s ultimate fantasy. Her mom is a famous archaeologist. Her dad is a librarian by occupation and a superhero by destiny. Her uncle is world renowned superspy. With this pedigree, she is poised to…

Lola: a Ghost Story

Jesse is reluctant to travel from Canada to his relative’s home in the Philippines for his Lola’s (grandmother’s) funeral and it’s not because of his annoying cousin. It’s because the cousin who still annoys him has already been dead for…

Love as a Foreign Language, vol. 1

Fish out of water stories always make one sympathize with the hero, recognizing how frustrating, irritating, and occasionally exhilarating the risk of living in a new place can be. In this case, our hero is Joel, a Canadian in Korea…

Days Like This

As Jamie Rich reminds us in his afterword, the idea that all musicians must write their own lyrics and melodies is, in actuality, a rather stupid idea. What many think of as some of greatest performers of all time didn’t…