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The Kitten Has Landed: Simon Tofield on Tour

With the official publication of Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos just days away, Simon Tofield, creator of the worldwide smash hit Simon’s Cat phenomenon, prepares to embark upon his first-ever book tour of the United States . . .

Rave Reviews Roll In As David McConnell Kicks Off West Coast Book Tour

Rave reviews keep rolling in for David McConnell’s American Honor Killings as he kicks off the West Coast leg of his national book tour this week (click here for a full list of dates). The March issue of Interview magazine describes David’s book as “electrifying . . . there is a sense of shattered psychologies […]

An Addictive Anthology: Jerry Stahl’s The Heroin Chronicles

Open Road, one of the best e-book publishers around, has created this fantastic video to celebrate their release of The Heroin Chronicles e-book! Check out “An Addictive Anthology: Jerry Stahl’s The Heroin Chronicles” below: Click here to purchase The Heroin Chronicles e-book through Open Road.

Special Sales for March 2013

To celebrate Women’s History Month this March, we’re offering big discounts ($9.95 for paperbacks!) on recent titles by some of our finest female novelists (click HERE for a full list of sale titles), including select works by Nina Revoyr, Elizabeth Nunez, Eliza Factor, Kola Boof, Shira Nayman, Persia Walker, and Feryal Ali Gauhar. Additionally, our […]

Denise Hamilton @ Hollywood Heritage Museum in the Lasky-DeMille Barn!

Event Alert! On Thursday, March 14, @ 7:30pm, Hollywood Heritage, Inc. Presents: The Long Embrace: One Writer’s Love Affair with Hollywood Nationally acclaimed author, Denise Hamilton (editor of Los Angeles Noir and Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics) will speak about her book, The Last Embrace, which is inspired by the disappearance of Hollywood starlet Jean Spangler […]