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luckypeach:

Hey! Our friend and contributor Christina Nichol—who wrote the story Georgia on My Mind in our All You Can Eat issue—just came out with her debut novel today, Waiting for the Electricity. We chose one of our favorite passages, and put it on our Medium page.
Check it out, and you can purchase the book here!

luckypeach:

Hey! Our friend and contributor Christina Nichol—who wrote the story Georgia on My Mind in our All You Can Eat issue—just came out with her debut novel today, Waiting for the Electricity. We chose one of our favorite passages, and put it on our Medium page.

Check it out, and you can purchase the book here!

We’re kicking off the publication of Christina Nichol’s WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY (on sale today!) by revealing little snippets and sneak peaks of Slims’ letters to Hilary throughout the week! 

We’re kicking off the publication of Christina Nichol’s WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICITY (on sale today!) by revealing little snippets and sneak peaks of Slims’ letters to Hilary throughout the week! 

Rosie Thomas’ THE ILLUSIONISTS is on sale today! So we thought we’d pull together a few photos of the magical mysterious world of 19th century English magicians for the publication date of this tale of love, murder, and magic in Victorian England. 

Get an eBook copy of THE ILLUSIONISTS for just $2.99!  

Peter Quinn reading from DRY BONES at the San Francisco Library earlier this year! 

Art in Historical Fiction Interview Series featuring Michael Dean | Stephanie Renee dos Santos | Historical Novel Society

"Novels are about emotion. I had an instinctive emotional response to Hogarth as a man and as an artist."—Michael Dean

Wonderful interview with Michael Dean, author of I, Hogarth for the Historical Novels Society!

Tonight at 7:30 Wesley Stace, author of Wonderkid, is going to be interviewing John Waters about his new book Carsick at the Free Library of Phildelphia, man oh man why don’t I live in Philly! 

The Cover Contessa: Blog Tour: The Savages by Matt Whyman @mattwhyman @BookNerdTours

Matt Whyman’s blog tour for THE SAVAGES is off to an amazing start! Check out this interview he did with The Cover Contessa!

NYPL Book Notes from the Underground: June 2014

Some local love for Christina Nichol’s Waiting for the Electricity!

buzzfeed:

Take me to all the bookstores.

(Source: BuzzFeed, via politicsprose)

“And my last words shall be these — that it is only from the inmost silences of the heart that we know the world for what it is, and ourselves for what the world has made us.”

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Siegfried Sassoon, Sherston’s Progress (Part 3 of the Sherston Trilogy)


Friday Final Lines | Every Friday, we offer the closing lines of a Penguin Classic to finish up the workweek. Throughout June we’re celebrating the literature of the Great War in honor of its centennial.

(via classicpenguin)

Love Siegfried Sassoon! Check out Jean Moorcroft Wilson’s epic biography to learn more about him!