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SALE: Get Wingshooters and The Boy Detective Fails for only $2.99 on Amazon Kindle!

For the entire month of December, you can get Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr and The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno for only $2.99 on Amazon Kindle as part of Amazon’s December Holiday Store! Click the links above to purchase. Happy holidays!

 

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WingshootersPRAISE FOR Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr

A Booklist Book of the Year 2011

Finalist for SCIBA’s 2011 Fiction Award

Winner of the 2011 Midwest Booksellers Choice Award

Winner of the first annual Indie Booksellers Choice Award

Selected for IndieBound’s March 2011 Indie Next List, “Great Reads from Booksellers You Trust”

Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine‘s March 2011 Reading Room section as one of 10 Titles to Pick Up Now

“Revoyr does a remarkable job of conveying [protagonist] Michelle’s lost innocence and fear through this accomplished story of family and the dangers of complacency in the face of questionable justice.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Revoyr writes rhapsodically of a young girl’s enthrallment to the natural world and charts, with rising intensity, her resilient narrator’s painful awakening to human failings and senseless violence. In this shattering northern variation onTo Kill A Mockingbird, Revoyr drives to the very heart of tragic ignorance, unreason, and savagery.”
Booklist (starred review)

“Hauntingly provocative . . . an excellent choice for book discussion groups as it will force readers to dig deep and look inward.”
Library Journal

“Gripping and insightful.”
Kirkus Reviews

“A searing, anguished novel . . . The narration and pace are expertly calibrated as it explores a topic one wishes still wasn’t so current.”
Los Angeles Times

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The Boy Detective FailsPRAISE FOR The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno

“This is postmodern fiction with a head and a heart, addressing such depressing issues as suicide, death, loneliness, failure, anomie, and guilt with compassion, humor, and even whimsy. Meno’s best work yet; highly recommended.”
Library Journal (starred review)

“Comedic, imaginative, empathic, atmospheric, archetypal, and surpassingly sweet, Meno’s finely calibrated fantasy investigates the precincts of grief, our longing to combat chaos with reason, and the menace and magic concealed within everyday life.”
Booklist (starred review)

“Mood is everything here, and Meno tunes it like a master . . . a full-tilt collision of wish-fulfillment and unrequited desires that’s thrilling, yet almost unbearably sad.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A delicate blend of whimsy and edginess. Meno packs his novel with delightful subtext.”
Entertainment Weekly

“A radiantly creative masterpiece . . . Meno’s imaginative genius spins heartache into hope within this fanciful growing-up tale that glows like no other.”
—PopMatters.com

“The search for truth, love, and redemption is surprising and absorbing. Swaddled in melancholy and gentle humor, it builds in power as the clues pile up.”
Publishers Weekly

“An easy to read sometimes dark tale with a perfect ending. On a scale of 1 to 5, I give it a 4.8.”
Futures Mystery Anthology Magazine

“At the bottom of this Pandora’s box of mirthful absurdity, there’s heartbreak and longing, eerie beauty and hope.”
Philadelphia Weekly

“Verbally delectable.”
Chicago Tribune

Posted: Dec 2, 2015

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