gives crime writing a hot new twist balancing a private eye's jaundiced view
with the accomplished poet's sure-handed voice and easy charm. Add the fact our
man Aaron Miles rides a cool old motorcycle and digs bands like The Fugs, and D
by T is a funny, smart, addictive read. "
Basil Papademos, author of Mount Royal, winner of the BiLines Book Award
Oy Feminist Planets: A Fake Memoir by Marleen S. Barr
"Marleen S. Barr's last *Oy*--(OY PIONEER!: A
Novel)--took me on a rollicking tour of a female academic's search for a
husband to placate her Jewish mother. Her new *Oy* plunges readers into her
very own academic specialty, feminist science fiction. But the search goes on.
And with it hilarious Jewish jokes, academic twists, sex--lots of sex--and, finally, a husband!
Barr is an effervescent humorous writer who travels to South Africa, Austria,
England, the West, Quebec, and 9/11 New York aboard a flamboyant imagination
and real inside dope on the world of intellectuals. Join her. You'll love the
Norman N. Holland, Marston-Milbauer, Eminent Scholar
Emeritus, University of Florida
"Equal parts Billy the Kid and Lucinda Williams, Casey Cassidy is an iconic American heroine in the classical mode—wide-eyed, hopeful, wise, wounded, reckless, savvy, and really, really good with her weapon—or she would be, if there was a precedent for her. Redheaded Blues may be a Tall Tale, but the story it’s telling is closer to your own than you might expect, and it will hurt you—sweetly—and it will make you laugh—often, and it will remind you why we tell tales, tall or otherwise, in the first place."
Glen Hirshberg, author of American Morons and The Book of Bunk
A Pleasure Jaunt With One of the Sex Workers Who Don't Exist in the People's Republic of China by Tom Bradley
"Tom Bradley is one of the most exasperating, offensive, pleasurable, and brilliant writers I know. I recommend his work to anyone with spiritual fortitude and a taste for something so strange that it might well be genius."
Josephine The Outlaw King by Jeannette Louise Kantzalis
“Josephine The Outlaw King is a blast of hardboiled goodness set in a present-day wild west filled with sudden violence and even deeper passions. Jeannette Kantzalis writes prose that wraps its unflinching hand around your guts and won’t let go. Like the endangered lovers in her relentless yet compassionate story, this lyrical book waits for you...”
Executive Severance by Robert K. Blechman illustrations by David Arshawsky
"Executive Severance, a laugh out loud comic mystery novel, epitomizes our current cultural moment in that it is born from the juxtaposition of authorial invention and technological communication innovation. Merging creative text with new electronic context, Robert K. Blechman's novel, which originally appeared as Twitter entries, can be read on a cell phone. His tweets which merge to form an entertaining novel can't be beat. Hold the phone; exalt in the mystery--engage with Blechman's story which signals the inception of a new literary art form. "
Marleen S. Barr author of Envisioning the Future: Science Fiction and the Next Millennium