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Publication day: Hit the road with Jonathan Evison

August 28, 2012 • No Comments

Jonathan Evison’s new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, officially hits bookstores and e-bookshelves today, and it’s hitting the ground running, as the rave reviews are streaming in. In today’s The New York Times, Janet…

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Publication Day: A Curable Romantic by Joseph Skibell

21 Comments November 1, 2011 • 21 Comments

“I fell in love with Emma Eckstein the moment I saw her from the fourth gallery of the Carl Theater, and this was also the night I met Sigmund Freud.”
So begins Joseph Skibell’s absorbing…

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Publication Day: William Alexander’s 52 Loaves with Special Guest Baker Kelly Bowen

20 Comments October 25, 2011 • 20 Comments

William Alexander’s culinary memoir, 52 Loaves: One Man’s Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning, and a Perfect Crust, is now out in paperback. This book lends new meaning to the term “from scratch.” Alexander sets out…

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Publication Day: Lions of the West by Robert Morgan

No Comments October 18, 2011 • No Comments

Robert Morgan’s engrossing saga of the Westward Expansion, Lions of the West, is now available at your local bookstore. (Excerpt below.) Grab a copy today, pour yourself a mug of tea, and watch American history…

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Publication Day: When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

42 Comments October 4, 2011 • 42 Comments

“When she woke, she was red. Not flushed, not sunburned, but the solid, declarative red of a stop sign.
She saw her hands first. She held them in front of her eyes, squinting up at…

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Publication Day: Something for Nothing by David Anthony

35 Comments June 7, 2011 • 35 Comments

When I was ten years old, I had to have minor surgery. As a result, I was forced to spend the summer moping around the house, wearing an insanely large bandage over my right shoulder.…

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Publication Day: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger by Lee Smith

No Comments May 31, 2011 • No Comments

I made the mistake of picking up Lee Smith’s latest collection of short stories, Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger, the week before a huge test in my Prehistoric Life class.   I should have known…

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Publication Day: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

69 Comments May 24, 2011 • 69 Comments

With the opening line of “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and two teenage girls caught in the middle.
 
Set…

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Publication Day: The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker

35 Comments April 26, 2011 • 35 Comments

Even before hitting bookstore shelves today, the praise for Michael Parker’s new novel has been overwhelming. Aside from glowing pre-pubs for The Watery Part of the World, authors all over the country–from Ron Rash to…

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New in Paperback from Heather Lende

No Comments April 20, 2011 • No Comments

Happy paperback publication to Heather Lende‘s Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs!
Following an almost fatal car accident, Lende introduces us to the community that helped her get back on her feet:…

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