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Featured: Young Adult/Middle Grade

Black Sheep Digit

In conjunction with the publication of Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet—the latest release from our Black Sheep imprint for Young Adults and Young Readers—we’ve created the Black Sheep Digit, comprising excerpts from Pills and Starships and our first two Black Sheep releases, Changers Book One: Drew by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper and Game World by C. J. Farley.

Pills and Starships

Millet’s first YA novel explores a world devastated by global warming, and two teenagers determined to survive against all odds.

The Shark Curtain

In Scofield’s powerful debut, teenager Lily Asher takes her first steps toward a strange, loving journey to self-acceptance and belonging.

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J. Patrick Redmond— Village Lights Bookstore, Madison, IN

12/8/16

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Patricia A. Smith – Brew Ho-Ho, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Richmond, VA

12/11/16, 3:00pm

Join Patricia A. Smith (The Year of Needy Girls) for Richmond’s annual holiday author celebration.

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