• The Changing Season

    The Changing Season by Steven Manchester

    A beautifully crafted and poignant coming of age story where loyalties will be divided, friendships will be tested, teenage love will be discovered, and through it all, the enduring bond between a boy and his beloved dog will always be remembered.

  • The Girl Who Stayed

    The Girl Who Stayed by Tanya Anne Crosby

    The Girl Who Stayed is a remarkable exploration of the soul by a writer with a rare talent for reaching into the hearts of her characters and her readers, a novel of transformation that will leave you moved and breathless.

  • Insistence of Vision

    Insistence of Vision by David Brin

    What may we become? How will we endure? The future is a daunting realm, filled with real and imagined perils. So enter it prepared! Here are vivid tales about possible tomorrows, from the keen eye and colorful pen of David Brin, a modern master of speculative fiction. Visit a chillingly plausible tomorrow, when prisoners may be sent to asteroidal gulags.

  • Blood, Light & Time

    Blood, Light & Time by James LePore

    Here is a truly unique reading experience from a master storyteller dubbed “a great discovery” by New York Times bestselling author William Landay. A stunning melding of image and prose, BLOOD, LIGHT & TIME is a collection of fifty-two short fiction pieces that concentrate their considerable impact in brief, potent passages, each married to one of the author’s distinctive photographs. Within these pages, you’ll meet the driven, the desperate, the lost, the rediscovered, the alien, the shockingly familiar, and so many other characters who will resonate long after you meet them and build in power as more and more of them take residence in your soul.

  • Perfectly Broken

    Perfectly Broken by Robert Warren

    His rock star days may be behind him, but stay-at-home dad Grant Kelly’s life is getting more interesting by the day. It’s the beginning of the post 9/11 era, and he and his wife and four-year-old son have traded a New York City apartment for a Catskills farmhouse, where ghosts from the past, worries for the future, and temptations in the present converge to bring about drastic changes in their marriage, their friendships, and their family.

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Recent Happenings

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    Steve Manchester on The Changing Season

    Listen to Steve talk about his writing life on Blog Talk Radio

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    Read To Learn Podcast

    Listen to Ken talk about repeating success on Read to Lead

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    Trust Me News

    Earl Javorsky had his first national bestseller when his novel Trust Me reached #4 on the Nook overall bestseller list.

  • I'm Not Her Recent

    I’m Not Her News

    Cara Sue Achterberg’s first novel I’m Not Her became her first national bestseller when it reached #2 on the Nook overall bestseller list.

  • Tom Avitable Recent

    Tom Avitabile

    Tom Avitabile celebrated his THIRD #1 bestseller when Give Us This Day it reached the top of the Nook overall bestseller list.

  • Ethan Cross Recent

    Ethan Cross

    Ethan Cross’s latest national bestseller is Blind Justice, which recently hit #2 on the Nook overall bestseller list.

Rave Roundup

  • icon-tint Down Solo

    “Earl Javorsky’s bold and unusual Down Solo blends the mysterious and the supernatural boldly and successfully. The novel is strong and haunting, a wonderful debut.”
    – T. Jefferson Parker, New York Times bestselling author of Full Measure and The Famous and the Dead

  • 31 Days

    “Both a glimpse into daily life at a famous art school, and a tempestuous love affair; a month-long saga of life transformed, memorable to the very end.” – Midwest Book Review

  • Shaking Out The Dead

    “I highly recommend this novel to anyone daring to meet this wonderful cast of characters and fall into their world that is as rich as the real one we live in.”

    – Literarily Illumined

  • Down Solo

    “Javorksy’s writing reminded me of the Carl Hiaasen novels I’d read sprawled out on the deck on one sunny Florida vacation.”

    – Bibliosmiles

  • Gooseberry Island

    “I have read most of Steven Manchester’s novels and all have been wonderful.  This is no exception and in my opinion, is his best.”

    – Book Bug

  • What It Was Like

    “Passionate, stark, haunted fiction that nails it on the head about young adult romance gone awry.”
    – Crystal Book Reviews

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