January 25 2014

The Weekly Roundup

New Releases:


Poetry ~ Instructions For The Wishing Light by Ann Staley

Science Fiction ~ Resigned Fate by Shay West

Non-Fiction Essay Collection ~ Broken Pieces by Rachel Thompson (Print Edition Only)

Non-Fiction / Lesbian Studies ~ The Girls: Sappho Goes To Hollywood by Diana McLellan

Science Fiction ~ Backyard Aliens by Terry Persun

Romance ~ Seasons’ End and Water, Stone, Heart by Will North

Mystery ~ Dead On Her Feet by Lisa Fernow

Contemporary Fiction ~ Running Secrets: The Alki Trilogy by Arleen Williams

Dark Fiction ~ Living And Dying With Dogs by Duke Miller

YA Fantasy ~ Essence: The EVE Series by A.L. Waddington

YA Fantasy ~ Schasm by Shari J. Ryan

Cozy Mystery ~ Who Killed ‘Tom Jones’? by Gale Martin

Romantic Suspense ~ Tea And Primroses by Tess Thompson (Available for Pre-Order)



Live Events:

January 15th ~ February 19thBrian McDonald is teaching a Cinematic Storytelling class at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, Washington.

January 29h ~ Join Joanne Black‘s latest free webinar. Learn how sales professionals must reach beyond social networks to connect with potential customers.

January 30th ~ Paula Coomer invites you to Bridge Baking in Lewiston, Idaho for a book signing and discussion!

February 1st ~ Arleen Williams will be celebrating the launch of Running Secrets at the Richard Hugo House in Seattle, WA.

February 6th ~ 10th – Do you have a huge TBR pile of romance novels? Tamsen Schultz suggests joining the Va-Va-Voom Read-a-thon (hosted by Romancing the Dark Side and The Book Nympho).

February 24th ~ 26th – Don’t miss Booktrope at the Launch Festival in San Francisco. If you can’t make it for the presentation on the Startup Stage, stop by our table in Dyn Demo Pit!

February 26th ~ March 1st – Meet members of the Booktrope brain trust at the AWP Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington!

March 1stTess Thompson will have a launch party of her upcoming release, Tea and Primroses at Uncorked Wine Bar in Snoqualmie, Washington.

March 15th – Connect with T.M. Frazier at the Authors in the City event in New York City, New York.




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How I Got Rid of my Eating Disorder—for Good: Mary Rowen shares her journey back to wellness.

Writer’s Block Isn’t Real: Except When It Is: February Grace considers the challenges of writer’s block when it is brought about by Bipolar1 depression or the medicine used to treat it.

Young Again: Almost 25 years ago Washingtonian magazine paid for Diana McLellan’s facelift in exchange for the first first-person facelift magazine story anywhere. “The woman in the mirror is a healthy-looking woman of indeterminate age, ready to run outside and relish life…for several decades to come. What woman since Eve would not sell much of what she has for that?”



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