Frances Carden

About Frances

Frances has been published in Abundant Grace, Magical: An Anthology of Fantasy, Fairy Tales, and other Magical Fiction for Adults, Answers I’ll Accept: True Accounts of Online Dating, 20 Something Magazine, and Wisteria Magazine. She wrote for for eight years.

Frances has a Masters in Fiction Writing from Johns Hopkins  and works as a technical writer during the day, where she attempts to make software exciting.

Frances’ Reviews

Shape of Water, The

Love, Transformation, Water Gods, and Revenge Authors: Guillermo Del Toro and Daniel Kraus Let’s just start this out right: I’ve ...
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Future Home of the Living God

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and the Love of a Mother Author: Louise Erdrich With the eerie haziness of The Handmaid’s Tale, Future ...
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Underground Airlines

If Slavery In America Was Legal Today . . . Author: Ben H. Winters It’s a modern alternate America – ...
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Sharp Objects

Gillian Flynn, Serial Child Murders, and Psychosis Author: Gillian Flynn Camille Preaker’s past is a harsh patchwork of sharp-edged lies ...
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Zookeepers Wife, The

Everyday Heroes? Author: Diane Ackerman We’ve all heard the story behind The Zookeeper's Wife, a non-fictionalized account of a couple during ...
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Out to Canaan

Thy Will Be Done Author: Jan Karon Spring is approaching, the birds are twittering in the trees, Cynthia is stressing ...
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The Flight Attendent

You Can Run . . . Author: Chris Bohjalian In a profession dedicated to running – hiding seems like it ...
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Billionaire Blend

Corporate Conniving and Coffee Author: Cleo Coyle It’s an explosive summer at The Blend – literarily. A car bomb, targeted to ...
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Fresh Complaint

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend Author: Jeffrey Eugenides During May, the famous month of the short story, I discovered that ...
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False Mermaid

Murder is a Family Affair Author: Erin Hart While the ancient Irish bogs have birthed their preserved secrets and given ...
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Mrs. Fletcher

Sex in the Suburbs Author: Tom Perrotta Eve Fletcher is a divorcee and an about-to-be empty nester. She is preparing ...
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Pull Me Under

Submerged Emotions and Violent Intentions Author: Kelly Luce At 12, she stabs him to death in front of the class ...
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Lies She Told

Through a Novel Darkly . . . Author: Cate Holahan Distraught both by her unraveling personal life and her nearly ...
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Saints for All Occasions

The Secret Lives of Families Author: J. Courtney Sullivan J. Courtney Sullivan, known for her contemporary family dramas, explores the ...
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The Great Gatsby

T.J. Eckleburg and the Great American Icarus Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald As many of you know, my book obsession cannot ...
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Daredevil Volume 3

Best Laid Plans Author: Mark Waid and Greg Rucka Illustrators: Marco Checchetto, Chris Samnee, Khoi Pham In order to protect ...
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From the Hood to the Hill

Author: Barry C. Black Soon after starting my new job working for the Library of Congress, I learned through the ...
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These High, Green Hills

Married Life in Mitford Author: Jan Karon Returning to the charm of Mitford, this time glowing in the health of ...
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Dark Matter

A Sci-Fi Thriller About Small Decisions and Apocalypse Author: Blake Crouch A universe of possibilities exists within each choice. Some ...
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Final Girls

Teenagers, Isolated Cabins, and Killers Author: Riley Sager Like pretty much everyone else, I got pulled into the thriller genre ...
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