Changers Book One: Drew has received a STARRED review from Publishers Weekly!
December 2013 News & Features
Welcome to Akashic in Good Company! This week, take a walk through Seattle Mystery Bookshop, our criminally good friends from the West Coast!
Shelf Awareness featured Kaylie Jones Books, which will launch in early 2014 with Laurie Loewenstein’s Unmentionables!
They stood off to one side of the excited throng who were cheering and holding up hand-lettered signs as the TrailWays Bus pulled into the church parking lot. Val chewed at the skin around her nails. When she saw Mark watching her, a tight smile crossed her face.
“It’ll be okay?” Her eyebrows raised in question. “He’ll be a good kid. Right? The Fresh Air people wouldn’t send him if, you know, he had problems . . .”
When I got to the top of the stairs, he pushed his hulking shoulders from the wall and pointed backward at the sign on my door. I made up the half step I’d lost at the sight.
“You him?” he said . . .
Take advantage of gifting ebooks this holiday season with Akashic Books and Open Road Media!
There’s lights on the ceiling, big white circles, each one brighter than beach sun, but you can’t blink or squint when they’re taking your picture . . .
Stephanie Stio discusses the creation of the Paz Prize for Poetry and the selection of the prize’s inaugural winner, Dinapiera Di Donato’s Colaterales/Collateral.
Featured: Black Interest
- Prospero’s Daughter
- Becoming Abigail
- Among the Bloodpeople: Politics & Flesh
- The Plot Against Hip Hop
- Sale Nelson George Two Book Set
- Loving Donovan
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tatu)
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne)
- Praise Song for the Butterflies