Erskine Caldwell's TOBACCOROAD (Open Road Media, June 2011) hit #1 on Amazon Best Sellers in Kindle eBooks —April 2013. Caldwell’s bestselling, controversial classic: the story of a Southern sharecropper family ground down by the devastation of the Great Depression. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Erskine Caldwell including rare photos and never-before-seen documents courtesy of the Dartmouth College Library.
LITTLE SINNERS, AND OTHER STORIES byKaren Brown, published by the University of Nebraska Press, has been selected as one of Publishers Weekly's Best 20 Books of 2012 Fiction. Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, the collection is enthralling readers everywhere. “…The suspenseful writing and menacing erotic tension have a narrative pull that compels attention”—starred Publishers Weekly.
Lizbeth Selvig’s debut romance THE RANCHER AND THE ROCK STAR is now available from Avon Impulse. “The cutest cowboy ebook with a fun twist… If you love stories about rock stars and cowboys, then THE RANCHER AND THE ROCK STAR by Lizbeth Selvig is for you.” --Lori Wilde New York Times Bestselling Author.
Nicole Peeler TEMPEST REBORN (Orbit, May 2013) book #7 is the fantastic conclusion to Nicole Peeler's urban fantasy series featuring Jane True. If you missed it, SOMETHING WIKKID THIS WAY COMES (Orbit, Jan. 2012) is a digital short story set in Jane True Trueniverse, it stars the ladies of Triptych whom you met in book three TEMPEST’S LEGACY.
Merry Jones THE TROUBLE WITH CHARLIE (Oceanview Publishing, Feb. 2013) "...It's devious, creepy, brilliant, and wicked fun. I absolutely loved it, cover to cover." —JonathanMaberry. "Jones makes the most of her plot twists in this solid stand-alone featuring Philadelphia elementary schoolteacher Elle Brooks...brisk prose keeps the pages turning."—Publishers Weekly.WINTER BREAK (Severn House, UK-Sept. 2012; US-Jan. 2013) is Merry Jones third mystery novel featuring Harper Jennings. BEHIND THE WALLS (Severn House, Mar. 2012) is the second book in a fabulous, new mystery series: “Harper is a strong, sympathetic character... A fast-paced story!”—Booklist.
Teri Wilson’s ALASKAN HEARTS (Harlequin Love Inspired, June 2012) is an up and comer in the inspirational romance world Teri crafts a compelling tale of faith and love. “Clementine is ecstatic about… volunteering as a sled-dog handler for Alaska’s Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Photographer and former musher Ben Grayson feels very protective of Clementine as she seems oblivious to the potential dangers involved. While she sees this as a dream come true to live her life to the fullest, Ben is tormented by the dreams he feels he cannot recapture. Eventually Clementine helps Ben find strength in what he views as missed opportunities. Wilson’s vivid descriptions show the beauty of Alaska.”—RT Book Review 4 Stars
Awards and Honors:
DEAR BULLY edited by Carrie Jones and Megan Kelly Hall and BROOKLYN BURNING by Steve Brezenoff were selected for ALA's 2012 Rainbow List.
GHETTO COWBOY by G. Neri won the 2012 Odyssey Award Honor for Audio from the American Library Association and Horace Mann Upstanders Children's Book Award.
ENTWINED by Heather Dixon was picked as one of YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012 and was on the USA Today ebooks bestseller list, January 2012.
BROOKLYN BURNING by Steve Brezenoff was also picked as one of YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012.
A Pulitzer Prize finalist in History, EMPIRES, NATIONS AND FAMILIES: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860, by Anne F. Hyde was awarded the 2012 Bancroft Prize, one of the most coveted awards in the field of history. Congratulations to the University of Nebraska Press!
Recent and up-coming book releases:
EMMA DILEMA, THE NANNY, AND THE WEDDING by Patricia Hermes (Amazon Children's Pub) - October 2012
A WRINKLE IN TIME: GRAPHIC NOVEL by Madeleine L'Engle Illus. Hope Larson (FSG) - October 2012
AZTEC REVENGE by Gary Jennings & Junius Podrug (Forge Books) - October 2012
IPCAR'S MAINE ALPHABET by Dahlov Ipcar (Islandport Press) - October 2012
SPIRIT SEEKER by Gary Golio illus. by Rudy Gutierrez (Clarion Books) - October 2012
ON THE GULF by Elizabeth Spencer (University Press of Mississippi) - January 2013
FISH FOR JIMMY by Katie Yamasaki (Holiday House) - January 2013
THE GOLDEN RECTANGLE by Gillian Neimark (Aladdin) - February 2013
THE WITCH'S CURSE by Keith McGowan (Henry Holt & Co) - March 2013