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News & Features » July 2014 » Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night Sells 1,000 E-books in One Week!

Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night Sells 1,000 E-books in One Week!

SingintheMorning-currentSing in the Morning, Cry at Nightthe latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint, and one of Publishers Weekly‘s Best Summer Books of 2014—has sold one thousand e-books in just one week. We’re thrilled for debut novelist Barbara J. Taylor’s success!

A page-turning debut novel set in Scranton, Pennsylvania, during the height of coal mining, vaudeville, and evangelism, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night follows one family through unthinkable loss. When a Fourth of July accident causes the death of a young girl, her family mourns in different ways—especially the girl’s younger sister, who everyone in town blames for the death. Rich with both heartache and humor, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night illustrates the power of family, the resilience of the human spirit, and how grace can be found in the midst of tragedy.

To celebrate the release of her book, Barbara J. Taylor has written several guest posts for Akashic’s website. Click here to read about the unlikely connection between one of her characters and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Click here to read about the family history that inspired the events of her novel. Also check out Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night‘s Reading Group Guide and Barbara J. Taylor’s interview with Kaylie Jones.

Download the Kaylie Jones Books Digit, the latest in our Akashic Digits program. The digit includes Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night, as well as several previous Kaylie Jones Books releases: Unmentionables by Laurie Loewenstein, and Foamers by Justin Kassab.

Author Barbara J. Taylor is touring the east coast! Click here for a full list of dates.

Posted: Jul 22, 2014

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