What Dies in Summer

Tom Wrights's craftily seductive tale brings together two young people from broken homes -- quiet James and his feisty cousin L.A. -- in 1970s Texas, where they face a mysterious evil. A haunting coming-of-age story (and great beach read) with a tinge of the supernatural.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.