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Tag: Kaylie Jones Books

DEATH OF A RAINMAKER is a Best Book of 2018!

We are thrilled that Laurie Loewenstein’s Death of a Rainmaker has been recognized with wide-ranging praise and has been selected for multiple “best” lists of the year! Some highlights include: Library Journal Best Book of 2018: “Loewen­stein’s terrific historical mystery wears its history lightly and its humanity beautifully. The first in a series, it’s a realistic, expertly drawn […]

Akashic Authors Nominated for Lambda Literary Awards!

We are thrilled that two of our debut titles from 2017 are finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards! Patricia A. Smith’s The Year of Needy Girls on our Kaylie Jones Books imprint has been named a finalist in the category of Lesbian Fiction, and Rivers Solomon’s An Unkindness of Ghosts is a finalist in LGBTQ SF/F/Horror. Congratulations […]


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