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Recent Books

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Musing the Margins: Essays on Craft

Musing the Margins: Essays on Craft
by Audrey T. Carroll

Publisher:Human/Kind Press
Genres: Fiction

Musing the Margins examines the influence of culture and identity on the craft of fiction. These essays delve into race, ethnicity, class, queerness, neurodivergence, disability, and chronic illness. The anthology challenges fiction writers to read and teach beyond familiar views, approaches, and voices.

Release Date:
November 15, 2020

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Cloth $20.00

Pity the Reader: On Writing with Style

Pity the Reader: On Writing with Style
by Kurt Vonnegut and Suzanne McConnell

Publisher:Seven Stories Press
Genres: Non-fiction

“A rich, generous book about writing, reading, and Kurt Vonnegut as writer, teacher, and friend.” Gail Godwin. The paperback offers “Practices,” Vonnegut—esque writing prompts.

Release Date:
October 13, 2020

Launch Event:
October 27, 2020

Purchase:
Cloth $32.95
Paper $19.95
Electronic $5.00

Listen

Listen
by Steven Cramer

Publisher:MadHat Press
Genres: Poetry

“Listen shines light on the sympathies and sadnesses of illness and the riches of a life deeply attuned to the fragile self and the world the self passes through. This is a marvelous book by a poet in top form.”—Kevin Prufer

Release Date:
October 01, 2020

Launch Event:
November 05, 2020

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Paper $19.95

Stick Figure with Skirt

Stick Figure with Skirt
by Cathryn Cofell

Publisher: Main Street Rag
Genres: Poetry

"This book is Dickinsonian in its way of believing in the power of the mind, the internal world, the imagination that always reaches beyond the self." —Jericho Brown

Release Date:
November 19, 2020

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Paper $14.00

The Ekphrastic Writer

The Ekphrastic Writer
by Janée J. Baugher

Publisher: McFarland
Genres: Creating Art-Influenced Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction

A common definition of ekphrasis is descriptive writing influenced by the visual arts. Beyond the written word, however, responding to art can engender self-reflection, creativity, and help writers to build characters, plot, and setting. This book unites the history and tradition of ekphrasis, its conventions, the writing process, and multi-genre writing prompts. In addition to subjects such as early art engagement, psychology, and the eye-brain-perception relationship, this book discusses artists’ creative processes, tools, and techniques, and offers instruction on how to read art by way of deep-looking.

Release Date:
2020

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Paper $35.00

Magnetic Woman: Toyen and the Surrealist Erotic

Magnetic Woman: Toyen and the Surrealist Erotic
by Karla Huebner

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Genres: art history, biography

Part art book and part biography, Magnetic Woman examines the life and work of the artist Toyen (Marie Čermínová, 1902–80), a founding member of the Prague surrealist group, and focuses on her construction of gender and eroticism.

Release Date:
November 8, 2020

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Cloth $100.00

Wesley Yorstead Goes Outside

Wesley Yorstead Goes Outside
by Stephanie Harper

Publisher: Propertius Press
Genres: Fiction

An agoraphobic man’s sheltered life is tested when he meets a cheerful young woman who delivers his groceries. Startled by her ability to infiltrate the solitary space he has so carefully crafted for himself, Wesley is forced to question his choices and confront the fears that have kept him inside.

Release Date:
October 26, 2020

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Paper $17.99
Electronic $4.99

Colleen's Count

Colleen's Count
by Rick Henry

Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Genres: Fiction

Colleen O’Shea, asked to count the vehicles driving through a rural town in 1933, is interrupted by friends, secrets, and an unplanned pregnancy.

Release Date:
October 16, 2020

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Paper $19.99

The Wrong Kind of Woman

The Wrong Kind of Woman
by Sarah McCraw Crow

Publisher:Mira/HarperCollins
Genres: Fiction

“McCraw Crow deftly navigates the campus and national politics of the ’70s in a way that remains timely and pressing today. A powerful, thought-provoking debut.“ —Amy Meyerson, Nationally bestselling author of The Bookshop of Yesterdays

Release Date:
October 6, 2020

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Paper $27.99

By Broad Potomac's Shore: Great Poems from the Early Days of Our Nation's Capital

By Broad Potomac's Shore: Great Poems from the Early Days of Our Nation's Capital
by Kim Roberts

Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Genres: Poetry

A comprehensive anthology of 132 poets, well-known and overlooked, who lived in Washington, DC from the city’s founding in 1800 to 1930. The book celebrates women poets, working class poets, and poets of color, including a significant number of poets born enslaved. "Impeccable research."

Release Date:
October 1, 2020

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Paper $27.95
Electronic $27.95

A Place of Exodus: Home, Memory, and Texas

A Place of Exodus: Home, Memory, and Texas
by David Biespiel

Publisher: Kelson Books
Genres: Memoir

Acclaimed poet and memoirist David Biespiel tells the story of the rise and fall of a Jewish boyhood in Texas, and his search for the answer to his life’s central riddle: Are we ever done leaving home?

Release Date:
September 30, 2020

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Paper $20.00

Jerusalem as a Second Language

Jerusalem as a Second Language
by Rochelle Distelheim

Publisher: Aubade Publishing
Genres: Literary Fiction

To escape a corrupt and despairing Russia, the secular Jewish Zalinikov family flee to Jerusalem in 1998, where they confront the thin line between religion and skepticism. In this tragicomedy, the Zalinikovs try to answer: What does it mean to be human; and what does it mean to be Jewish?

Release Date:
September 29, 2020

Launch Event:
October 04, 2020

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Paper $19.95
Electronic $4.99

Working Hypothesis

Working Hypothesis
by Charles Malone

Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Genres: Poetry

"A generous skepticism about the nature of knowledge, paired with an abiding care about nature itself, undergirds Charlie Malone’s frank, witty, and deeply searching Working Hypothesis" —Dan Beachy-Quick

Release Date:
September 18, 2020

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Paper $19.99

Winter Honeymoon

Winter Honeymoon
by Jacob Appel

Publisher:Black Lawrence Press
Genres: Fiction

“From a widow pursuing an old flame to an architect caught in a collapsing relationship, WINTER HONEYMOON reminds us that life is fleeting but love, in all its forms, is a survivor. These are stories of sometimes quiet, sometimes incredible, and always complex lives that shout at us in their telling. With Jacob Appel's devilish eye for detail, the stakes grow, the plots turn, and the reader is hit in the head as much as the heart. These are as much affirmations as they are stories, and this is an adventurous and accomplished collection by any measure.“—R. Dean Johnson

Release Date:
September 15, 2020

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Paper 18.95

The Mighty Oakn

The Mighty Oak
by Jeff W. Bens

Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Genres: Fiction

“Filled with memorable characters, pungent dialogue, and a lean, hard-bitten writing style, Bens's superb novel brilliantly faces down traditional notions of manhood.“ —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Release Date:
September 15, 2020

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Paper $25.99

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The Incredible Shrinking Woman
by Athena Dixon

Publisher: Split/Lip Press
Genres: Essay, Memoir, Creative Non-Fiction

A quiet retelling of a life in the background, Athena Dixon's debut essay collection is a gentle unpacking of the roles she learned to inhabit, growing up as a Black woman in a small Midwestern town, to avoid disruption.

Release Date:
September 15, 2020

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Paper $16.00

Each of Us Killers

Each of Us Killers
by Jenny Bhatt

Publisher: 7.13 Books
Genres: Literary Fiction

Set in the American Midwest, England, and India, the stories in EACH OF US KILLERS are set at the intersection between labor and our emotional lives; about people trying to realize their dreams and aspirations through their professions.

Release Date:
September 8, 2020

Launch Event:
September 8, 2020

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Paper $18.99
Electronic $18.99

Bread and Salt

Bread and Salt
by Valerie Miner

Publisher:Whitepoint Press
Genres: Short Stories

Compelling and vivid, the stories in Bread and Salt use the metaphor of salvage to consider the reclamation of the natural environment, human relationships, and material objects. The characters in these stories live and travel in Tunisia, India, Indonesia, Italy, Turkey, France, and the United States and consider their individual agency in both local and global contexts. The characters' conflicts reveal how family and friendships are enriched by differences.

Release Date:
September 5, 2020

ISBN:
9781944856151
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Paper $20.00
Electronic $21.99

Mannequin and Wife: Stories

Mannequin and Wife: Stories
by Jen Fawkes

Publisher: LSU Press
Genres: Short Stories

The award-winning tales in Mannequin and Wife trip seamlessly across borderlands, navigating the mundane and the marvelous. These stories examine the vagaries of human relationships, teasing out the startling complications that arise from our associations with those we loathe and those we love.

Release Date:
September 2, 2020

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Paper $22.46
Electronic $21.99

Comanche

Comanche
by Brett Riley

Publisher: Imbrifex Books
Genres: Western Horror

Something is killing the people of Comanche, Texas. Rumors fly that it’s the ghost of The Piney Woods Kid, back to wreak vengeance on the descendants of the vigilantes who killed him. Those investigating the murders soon find themselves in the killer's cross-hairs.

Release Date:
September 1, 2020

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Cloth $25.00
Electronic $8.79

The Last Story of Mina Lee

The Last Story of Mina Lee
by Nancy Jooyoun Kim

Publisher: Park Row Books
Genres: Literary Fiction

A profoundly moving and unconventional mother-daughter saga, The Last Story of Mina Lee illustrates the devastating realities of being an immigrant in America.

Release Date:
September 1, 2020

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Cloth $27.99
Electronic $13.99

A Ritchie Boy

A Ritchie Boy
by Linda Kass

Publisher: She Writes Press
Genres: Historical Fiction

In A Ritchie Boy, interconnected stories reveal the compelling journey of one young immigrant’s triumph in America during World War II. Inspired by true events.

Release Date:
September 1, 2020

Launch Event:
September 15, 2020

Purchase:
Cloth $24.95
Paper $16.95
Electronic $9.95

Sky Songs: Meditations on Loving a Broken World

Sky Songs: Meditations on Loving a Broken World
by Jennifer Sinor

Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Genres: Nonfiction

Set over a period of fifteen years, the essays move from external to internal landscapes and ask how we hold both the sorrow and the grace offered us every single day.

Release Date:
September 1, 2020

Launch Event:
October 12, 2020

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Paper $19.95
Electronic $19.95

A Place Remote: Stories

A Place Remote: Stories
by Gwen Goodkin

Publisher: West Virginia University Press
Genre: Fiction

From farm to factory, alcoholism to war wounds, friendship to betrayal, the stories in ‘A Place Remote take us intimately into the hearts of people from all walks of life in a rural Ohio town.

Release Date:
September 1, 2020

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Paper $18.99
Electronic $18.99

Blizzard

Blizzard
by Henri Cole

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genres: Poetry

“An artist of the greatest gifts.” —Louise Glück
Daring, tender, truthful, the poems in Blizzard, Henri Cole’s tenth book, build on a reputation for quiet mastery.

Release Date:
September 1, 2020

Launch Event:
September 1, 2020

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Cloth $24.00
Electronic $11.99

scenery

scenery
by José Felipe Alvergue

Publisher: Fordham University Press
Genres: poetry

From casta paintings to riots, from the delivery room to parenthood: What is the kind of emotion a face demonstrates, or a body, an assembly? scenery approaches the empathy we come to feel when the language we’ve made is dulled by the roles we are also expected to occupy against one another.

Release Date:
September 1, 2020

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Paper $24.00

Secret Kansas City: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure

Secret Kansas City: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure
by Anne Kniggendor

Publisher: Reedy Press
Genres: CNF-local interest

Kansas Citians are great lovers of all things local. But, even the most devout won't know a lot of the bizarre facts included in these pages. E.g. Why three unrelated groups have chosen KC as the center of the world; why a horse is buried in a cul-de-sac; & the far reach of a presidential curse.

Release Date:
September 01, 2020

Purchase:
Paper $22.50

Winter Counts

Winter Counts
by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

Publisher: Ecco
Genres: Native American, thriller

“Winter Counts is a marvel. It’s a thriller with a beating heart and jagged teeth--a brilliant meditation on power and violence. Weiden is a powerful new voice. I couldn’t put it down.”
—Tommy Orange, author of There There

Release Date:
August 25, 2020

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Cloth $27.99
Electronic $14.99

The Artifact Hunters

The Artifact Hunters
by Janet Fox

Publisher: Viking Children's
Genres: middle grade

"Detailed and fast-paced, each [episode] moving the tale forward, and there are lots of unexpected twists, turns, and revelations." —Kirkus

Release Date:
August 25, 2020

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Cloth $16.99

Or What We'll Call Desire

Or What We'll Call Desire
by Alexandra Teague

Publisher: Persea
Genres: Poetry

This heartrending and darkly playful new collection of poems by Alexandra Teague mixes high-art and popular culture in an exploration of the representation and misrepresentation of the female form.

Release Date:
August 20, 2020

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paper $15.95

Hysteria

Hysteria
by Jessica Gross

Publisher: Unnamed Press
Genres: Fiction

A troubled young woman becomes convinced her Brooklyn bartender is Sigmund Freud.

Release Date:
August 18, 2020

Launch Event:
August 18, 2020

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Paper $18.00

What Falls Away Is Always: Poems and Conversations

What Falls Away Is Always: Poems and Conversations
by Richard Terrill

Publisher: Holy Cow! Press
Genres: Poetry

“The collection ends on a tour de force sequence of poems, forging a compelling understanding of jazz and music with a juxtaposition to living our lives inside our lives.” Alberto Rios, Board of Chancellors, Academy of American Poets.
“This is what great poetry does.” Michael Torres, NPS Winner

Release Date:
August 17, 2020

Launch Event:
September 13, 2020

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Paper $16.00

Grief Land: Poems

Grief Land: Poems
by Carrie Shipers

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Genres: Poetry

In Grief Land Carrie Shipers explores the paradoxical nature of bereavement as both a universal human experience and an intensely personal one. The collection explores living with grief without being consumed by it and how to emerge into a new life.

Release Date:
August 15, 2020

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Cloth $18.95
Electronic $9.99

Dear October

Dear October
by Mary Morris

Publisher: Texas Review Press
Genres: Poetry

In caring for her mother before death, Mary Morris has moved a familiar subject forward with new beauty, truth, and humor. These poems are part folklore, part history, part mysticism. Dear October should be a choice for “Best of the Year.” —Grace Cavalieri, Maryland Poet Laureate

Release Date:
August 15, 2020

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Paper $19.95

Powerfully Perplexing Presidential Profiles

Powerfully Perplexing Presidential Profiles
by Rod Martinez

Publisher: Histria Books
Genres: non-fiction

Powerfully Perplexing Presidential Profiles is a fun fact/trivia book on our United States Presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump, written in a fun, witty style, to make learning entertaining and enjoyable. The book includes a never before published timeline linking two presidents.

Release Date:
August 15, 2020

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Paper $24.99

A Candle for San Simón

A Candle for San Simón
by Kelly Daniels

Publisher: Owl Canyon Press
Genres: Literary Thriller

“Daniels embraces his characters, no matter how low they go, and they do go low. It takes storytelling chops to follow characters into hell - just ask Beckett, or Dostoyevsky, or Dickens.” —Midwest Book Review

Release Date:
August 15, 2020

Launch Event:
August 1, 2020

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Paper $18.95

The Monsters We Make

The Monsters We Make
by Kali White

Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
Genres: Crime Fiction

In the early 1980’s, a pair of paperboy kidnappings rocks a small Midwestern city, bringing secrets to the surface for a single mother, her two children, and a local cop. Inspired by the real-life Des Moines paperboy cases, The Monsters We Make explores the effects of one crime exposing another.

Release Date:
August 11, 2020

Launch Event:
August 12, 2020

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Cloth $24.29
Electronic $12.99

Devil's Lake

Devil's Lake
by Sarah M. Sala

Publisher:Tolsun Books
Genres: Poetry

Devil's Lake ripples with formal invention as Sarah M. Sala finds ways to talk about love. Her images are unadorned, her style telegraphic and surreal as she contends with the violences that endanger women and women's desire for each other. Devil's Lake shook me awake! —CAConrad

Release Date:
August 11, 2020

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Cloth $17.00
Paper $17.00

This Is How We Leave

This Is How We Leave
by Joanne Nelson

Publisher: Vine Leaves Press
Genres: memoir

"A wise and generous memoir, keenly observed, unflinchingly recorded, written with humor, empathy, and love. Nelson's coming of age—as a daughter, sister, wife and mother herself—feels worthy and true." —Dinah Lenney

Release Date:
August 11, 2020

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Paper $14.99
Electronic $2.99

Between Inca Walls, A Peace Corps Memoir

Between Inca Walls, A Peace Corps Memoir
by Evelyn Kohl LaTorre

Publisher: She Writes Press
Genres: Memoir

An adventurous and romantically inclined twenty-on-year old seeks fulfillment volunteering in Mexico and Peru. She joins the Peace Corps and works in the Andes, where she falls in love with her village, her indigenous pupils—and a university student.

Release Date:
August 11, 2020

Launch Event:
August 19, 2020

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Paper $16.95
Electronic $9.95

If You Have Something to Say, Margaret

If You Have Something to Say, Margaret
by Marge Barrett

Publisher:CW Books
Genres: Poetry

A collection of deeply personal poems that offer a rare and powerful look into a diverse set of complex topics including family, relationships, fear, and life. The poems vary in form and style but are consistent in their rich language and vivid imagery.

Release Date:
August 10, 2020

Launch Event:
September 17, 2020

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Paper $19.00

Law & Authors: A Legal Handbook for Writers

Law & Authors: A Legal Handbook for Writers
by Jacqueline Lipton

Publisher: University of California Press
Genres: Nonfiction

This accessible, reader-friendly handbook is an invaluable resource for authors, agents, and editors in navigating the legal landscape of the contemporary publishing industry for both traditionally published and self-published authors.

Release Date:
August 4, 2020

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Cloth $80.00
Paper $22.95
Electronic $22.95

The Likely World

The Likely World
by Melanie Conroy-Goldman

Publisher: Red Hen Press
Genres: Fiction

Single mother Mellie has barely emerged from a prolonged addiction to cloud, a mood drug with a devastating impact on the formation of memories, when an achingly familiar stranger appears outside her home.

Release Date:
August 4, 2020

Launch Event:
August 4, 2020

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Paper $18.95

Song of the Selkie

Song of the Selkie
by Jane Beal

Publisher: Aubade Publishing
Genres: Poetry

Enter the wondrous world of the Selkie -- a seal underwater and a woman on land. Jane Beal's poems allow readers to enjoy the magic of selkie stories and -- through their retelling -- gain insight into the experiences of love and loss, women's fears and choices, and of finding future hope.

Release Date:
August 04, 2020

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Paper $14.95
Electronic $3.99

Gaijin

Gaijin
by Sarah Z Sleeper

Publisher: Running Wild Press
Genres: Fiction

Lucy is a journalist at Northwestern University and she’s in love with an exotic new student, Owen Ota. When he disappears without explanation, sets out on a three-month quest across Japan to find him. She finds anti-U.S. protests and menacing street thugs, and no trace of Owen.

Release Date:
August 1, 2020

Launch Event:
August 1, 2020

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Paper $21.99
Electronic $9.49

I'm Feeling Blue, Too!

I'm Feeling Blue, Too!
by Marjorie Maddox

Publisher: Wipf and Stock
Genres: Poetry

"What do you get when you take a morsel of midnight, a pinch of sky, a splash of sea, a flower petal, a bee-kissed mulberry, the hum of blue firs? . . . .Maddox leads young readers across mood-lifting, make-believe landscapes. Feeling blue has never felt so good!" —David L. Harrison, author

Release Date:
August 1, 2020

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Cloth $22.00
Paper $16.00

High Tide

High Tide
by Ed Meek

Publisher: Aubade Publishing
Genres: Poetry

Author Ed Meek allows us to see the world through song and metaphor and look closer at our lives. There are narrative poems of the poet's past, the Outer Cape, Wellfleet, and others. Some poems address environmental change, like the rising seas, while political poems recognize the chaos of our time.

Release Date:
July 28, 2020

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Paper $14.95
Electronic $3.99

Relentless: From National Champion to Physically Disabled Activist

Relentless: From National Champion to Physically Disabled Activist
by Katherine Itacy

Publisher: E.L. Marker
Genres: Self-Help Memoir

Release Date:
July 28, 2020

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Paper $17.95
Electronic $5.99

Spindle City

Spindle City
by Jotham Burrello

Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Genres: Historical Fiction

In  Spindle City, a delicately embroidered novel stitched with intrigue, author Jotham Burrello reimagines the early twentieth-century heyday of Fall River, Massachusetts. A stunning debut that masters the nuances of William Howard Taft’s America and the intricacies of the human condition.

Release Date:
July 21, 2020

Launch Event:
August 20, 2020

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Cloth $25.95
Electronic $9.99

Comets

Comets
by Joseph Allen Costa

Publisher: Unsolicited Press
Genres: realistic fiction

Comets follows the struggles of Italian, Cuban and American cabinetmakers in Ybor City, Tampa's Latin Quarter. The book examines the complexities of family and the ways that honor, tradition and responsibility create fissures in the human spirit.

Release Date:
July 14, 2020

Launch Event:
July 7, 2020 (contact author for password)

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Paper $17.00

Summertime Fine

Summertime Fine
by Jason B Crawford

Publisher: Variant Literature
Genres: Poetry

The poems in Summertime Fine are built to live on the tongue. Full of block parties and Slurpee machine, and cayenne and ribs, the collection reminds us that what we taste, what we savor, we consume. —Ross White

Release Date:
July 11, 2020

Launch Event:
July 11, 2020

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Paper $12.00

Where the Lighthouse Begins

Where the Lighthouse Begins
by Timothy Houghton

Publisher: Salmon Poetry
Genres: Poetry

“What lies behind much of the lyric poems in Where the Lighthouse Begins is a motivating sense of loss: in some poems, a dead father, an aging mother, a troubled brother; or, in other poems, a conflict, such as a war. The natural world also plays a major role, as a redeeming force, often in the form of the birds that are so much a part of the poet's life. Sometimes, too, humor is present as a source of relief. By the end of the book, readers may feel that the mystery of time is perhaps the most fundamental theme.

Release Date:
July 8, 2020

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€12.00

Deep River Blues

Can I Kick It?: Sneaker Microfiction and Poetry
by Ran Walker and Van G. Garrett

Publisher: 45 Alternate Press, LLC
Genres: Short Stories/Poetry

Whether it's for the comfort, the style, the collectibility, or the investment potential, sneakers play a huge role in pop culture. Ran Walker and Van G. Garrett decided to explore the various aspects of sneaker culture in this collection of microfiction and poetry.

Release Date:
July 7, 2020

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Paper $12.00

Deep River Blues

Deep River Blues
by Tony Ray Morris

Publisher: Northampton House Press
Genres: Fiction

“With the perception of a poet and the knack of a novelist, Tony Ray Morris joins the ranks of some of the finest crime fiction writers. In turn part James Lee Burke, Tennessee Williams, and William Faulkner, Deep River Blues will pull you under and have you gasping for breath.“ —Craig Johnson

Release Date:
July 7, 2020

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Cloth $27.95 Electronic $7.99

The Purpose of Things

The Purpose of Things
by Peter Serchuk, Photographs by Pieter de Koninck

Publisher: Regal House Publishing
Genres: Poetry/Photograph

"When William Carlos Williams said of poetry ‘No ideas but in things,’ he seems to have predicted the power of these pairs of poems and photographs. This book allows us to experience things, poetically, in their transcendent states.”

Release Date:
July 6, 2020

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Paper $19.95

Code

Code
by Charlotte Pence

Publisher: Black Lawrence Press
Genres: Poetry

"At its nexus, Code contains a narrative featuring the voices of a father, a mother who is dying from an inherited disease, & the mother's own DNA (in a prescient turn of poetic adroitness). Never have I encountered such tenderness and scrutiny in the scientific turned elegiac." —Diana Khoi Nguyen

Release Date:
July 2, 2020

Launch Event:
July 6, 2020

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Paper $17.95

All the Songs We Sing

All the Songs We Sing: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Carolina African American Writers' Collective
by Lenard D. Moore

Publisher: Carolina Wren Press
Genres: Poetry

“An expansive spectrum of literary purpose and aesthetics that shine fiercely” —from the introduction by Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina Poet Laureate

Release Date:
June 2, 2020

Launch Event:
July 6, 2020

Purchase:
Paper $17.95

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