Read the first chapter of Leaving Wishville by Mel Torrefranca

Chapter OneGoodbye It would make a tragic story. Benji Marino, fourteen, kills himself on a venture to paradise. A catchy title for the announcements on Wishville News before the morning weather report. On the other hand, he might survive. Benji emerged around the corner of Wishville Junior High, eyes locked on a hill in the … Read more

Meet Shira Behore, Winner of the 2020 Lost Island Writing Contest

For the past few months, Shira Behore has been revising her winning manuscript to prepare the story for publication. And today, we’re finally announcing her YA mystery novel’s title reveal! Introducing ”My Brother’s Spare“ Shira Behore’s debut novel My Brother’s Spare will be released on August 24, 2021. You can watch Shira’s first YouTube video below, … Read more