Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series following author Johanna DeBiase on a DIY West Coast book tour to... Read More
How to (Maybe) Do a DIY Book Tour
Here's What I Did Right and Wrong
I spent months planning a DIY book tour that entailed driving up the West Coast and visiting all the major cities to present ten readings from my debut novella. Here are a few things I did right and a few things I might do differently next time.
Book of the Day
Edgar Allan Poe: The Ambiguity of Death
The latest biographical novel by Italian author Giuseppe Cafiero is a linguistically intricate and intensely cerebral examination of the life and writings of one of America’s most innovative, exceptional, and enigmatic writers.
Minecraft Novelist Shapes Young Attention Spans
Most parents want their children to read books that challenge them while teaching valuable lessons. That’s the goal of Danica Davidson, whose Minecraft books introduce important lessons involving family, bullying, and friendship.
Enter to Win
Following our mission to spread the word about great books from independent publishers and authors, we want to give you over 10 chances to enter and win stacks of indie books that stress diversity for your private library– a $500 value!
No, E-Book Sales Have Not Slipped and the Publishing Industry Knows it
The headlines blared the "news" that e-book sales are flat and sales of print books are back. Huzzahs resounded from those who have a stake in the five multinational corporations that call themselves the publishing industry. Except none of it is true.
Memoirs: Gift of Life Experience
These eight distinct memoirs range from dialogue-heavy narratives to short-story formats, but each is a sincere gift of life experience and a tale worth telling.
You Want to Ban a Book?
Here's What Your Local Librarian Will Do
We librarians all have patrons who want specific materials removed from the shelves. It’s difficult to predict which items will inflame sensibilities or which strike readers as incendiary. Knowing your community is part of the battle.
Books of Beauty
For artists, gardeners, nature lovers, and superheroes, here are books we recommend as gift ideas. They're not only informative, but are works of art in themselves.
Soup for Syria
Comfort Food for a Cause
Soup for Syria, a photo book and aid project by indie Interlink Publishing, celebrates two things that bring hope: humanitarian aid … and soup. And not just any soup, but recipes from some of the world’s top chefs.
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The headlines blared and the Old Guard rejoiced at recent “news” that e-book sales are flat and sales of print... Read More
Cafiero’s biofiction is an outstanding literary achievement. It deserves to be read. Edgar Allan Poe: The Ambiguity... Read More
This is an insightful and well-researched biography of a man known in the United States primarily for his role in the... Read More
This much-needed voice provides a raw, real look at life with bipolar disorder. When Silence Screams: Living With... Read More
One of Western religion’s patron saints is vividly brought to life for a new audience. John Loranger vividly... Read More