ONE MURDER MORE: Action-Packed, Page-Turning Political Drama

ONE MURDER MORE: Action-Packed, Page-Turning Political Drama

An elected official turned author, Kris Calvin knows exactly the world she brings to life in her debut novel, One Murder More (June 2015). Using her political knowledge and experiences, Calvin has written a realistic, page-turning suspense drama. The novel opens with a horrific automobile crash, sending a grandmother and her two grandkids into a drainage ditch full of water. Two witnesses step forward as heroes, in time to rescue the children but too late to save their grandma. One of… Read more »

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Fooling Around with Cinderella

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Fooling Around with Cinderella

FOOLING AROUND WITH CINDERELLA Storybook Valley #1 Stacy Juba Released November 9th, 2015 Self Published       What happens when the glass slippers pinch Cinderella’s toes? When Jaine Andersen proposes a new marketing role to the local amusement park, general manager Dylan Callahan charms her into filling Cinderella’s glass slippers for the summer. Her reign transforms Jaine’s ordinary life into chaos that would bewilder a fairy godmother. Secretly dating her bad boy boss, running wedding errands for her ungrateful… Read more »

Dark, Seductive Page-Turner by Talented New Voice

Dark, Seductive Page-Turner by Talented New Voice

Ottessa Moshfegh’s debut novel, Eileen (August 2015), is best described as a dark, seductive page-turner that takes ahold of you and doesn’t let go. It’s like a novel-length Flannery of Connor or Shirley Jackson short story–complete with humor and unexpected twists. This is Eileen’s story, as narrated by her. An elderly woman now, she tells the story of her life growing up outside Boston in a city she calls “X-ville.” Her mother died when she was young. Her father was on… Read more »

Nina George’s International Bestseller Makes its US Debut

Nina George’s International Bestseller Makes its US Debut

“…it was a common misconception that booksellers looked after books. They looked after people.” (24) Nina George’s international bestseller, The Little Paris Bookshop (June 2015), finally made its US debut earlier this year. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy. The book centers on Monsieur Jean Perdu, an eccentric bookseller who runs his own literary apothecary bookstore on a barge. Here he treats ailments of the soul with books–lost love, forgotten friendships, the end of a beloved time span…. Read more »

Master of Narrative Voice Returns with an Epic Love Story

Master of Narrative Voice Returns with an Epic Love Story

At the heart of Peter Golden’s beautiful new novel, Wherever There Is Light (November 2015), is the agonizing and exquisite power of enduring love. A master of narrative voice, Golden begins near the end of the story of Julian, a white, German-born, Jewish immigrant, and the well-educated granddaughter of a Florida slave with whom he falls in love. The story takes us through the Second World War, Jim Crow, the Jazz Age, Paris existentialism, and the New York art scene… Read more »