Archive for the ‘nonfiction’ Category

Advance Praise for WRETCHED

Monday, October 24th, 2016

WPSDavid Welky’s polar epic A WRETCHED AND PRECARIOUS SITUATION is on shelves next week, and it’s already received raves from reviewers and booksellers alike! Read on below:



ARLA’s Top Ten Father’s Day Books

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Father’s Day approacheth, one of the biggest book-giving holidays of the year.  To mark the occasion, we composed a list of our top ten books with Serious Father Issues.



Brandow Has Critics Howling With Delight

Friday, October 31st, 2014

MatterBreedingBrandow“This snarky look at the purebred-dog industry is a must-read for all dog lovers,” says Booklist in their starred review of Michael Brandow’s A MATTER OF BREEDING, forthcoming from Beacon Press. More advance praise after the jump!  (more…)


It May Not Be A Writing Manual, But It Is A Must-Read, According To SLJ!

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Kerri Majors This Is Not A Writing ManualWe’re delighted to tell you that School Library Journal has praised Kerri Majors’ THIS IS NOT A WRITING MANUAL as “an honest, serious, readable chronicle that teens will appreciate for the raw truth and emotional connection to a fellow writer” and “a must-read for serious aspiring writers.” We couldn’t agree more — and think the book would make a perfect present for that young writer on your list!


Erdreich Nominated For Ridenhour Book Prize

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

GenerationRoeWe’re thrilled to tell you that GENERATION ROE has been long-listed for the 2014 Ridenhour Book Prize. Awarded annually by The Nation Institute and the Fertel Foundation in honor of Ron Ridenhour, the journalist and Vietnam veteran who exposed the infamous massacre at My Lai, the prize seeks to recognize books that defend the public interest, advance or promote social justice, or illuminate a more just vision of society. Congratulations, Sarah! We’re very proud to represent such a fierce advocate for women’s rights!


This Is A Roundup Of Great Reviews!

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Kerri Majors This Is Not A Writing ManualWe were thrilled to see THIS IS NOT A WRITING MANUAL featured in the Boston Globe this weekend! They say that Kerri Majors “manages to combine the best of two publishing genres — memoir and advice — in a highly readable book.” Look after the jump for more great reviews and interviews with Kerri!



Kerri Majors Kicks Out The Jams!

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Kerri Majors This Is Not A Writing ManualToday’s the official publication day of THIS IS NOT A WRITING MANUAL, and the celebration is already underway! Look after the jump to read all about it! (more…)


Booklist Has Some Major Love For Majors!

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Kerri Majors This Is Not A Writing ManualBooklist calls THIS IS NOT A WRITING MANUAL “highly readable” and “great reading for anyone interested in the biz, thought-provoking for those looking at any career, and good for folks wanting a pleasant nonfiction read.” They also declare its author, Kerri Majors, to be “friendly, savvy, hip, easy to identify with, and definitely in touch with her teenage writer-self.” We couldn’t agree more! 

Read the full review here


Publishers Weekly Praises Majors For Her “Candid, Honest Advice”

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Kerri Majors This Is Not A Writing ManualWe’re pleased to tell you that Publishers Weekly featured Kerri Majors’ THIS IS NOT A WRITING MANUAL in their writeup of exciting new writing books for children, praising the book for its “candid, honest advice and reflection from a writer who’s been there.”


Kirkus Praises Kerri Majors’ “Upbeat And Honest Guide” For Young Writers

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Kerri Majors This Is Not A Writing ManualIt may not be a writing manual, but, according to Kirkus, YARN editor Kerri Majors’ forthcoming book is an “upbeat and honest guide for teens already considering writing careers.” They declare, “Clearly, Majors knows what she’s talking about, and readers will recognize they’re getting advice from someone who knows.”

Look for THIS IS NOT A WRITING MANUAL in July from Writer’s Digest! In the meantime, check out more advance praise after the jump! (more…)