Vol. 110 (2021)


New & Noteworthy


Coming in Late Spring



Just Published


In A Singular Beauty, award-winning author Jerome Charyn magically transports the reader back to his childhood in 1940s Bronx, filled with the tensions of World War II, the rationing of food and fuel, and corrupt public officials who feast on immigrant poverty and hardship.




Mystical Times at Noel Coward's - Nights and Days in Jamaicaby award-winning, bestselling author, folklorist and storyteller Gerald Hausman, recounts his days in the mid-1980's when he and his wife had a school at the foot of Firefly Hill on the North Coast of Jamaica. The Blue Harbour School of Creative Writing was situated at the home of the late Sir Noel Coward, the celebrated 20th century English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer. 





With decades of experience teaching at the college level and at over 35 writing conferences, award-winning author Kathy Flann provides illuminating insights and suggestions that every new writer needs in Write On, with topics like: Characters Reign Supreme; The Ticking Clock; Suspense vs. Confusion; Moments That Communicate Real Emotion; The Craft of Dialogue; Betraying the Reader; Importance of Voice in Memoir; and, Should Writers Teach.




Nobody Believes Crazy is a gritty, authentic memoir by debut author Will Morro. A graduate of Boston College with a B.A. in Sociology, where he played Division 1A Club Rugby, he was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder I at the age of 20. Enduring six hospitalizations in mental health facilities and nine psychiatric evaluations in emergency rooms over the past 13 years, he confronts his illness, his life, his family and his friends head-on. 



Recently Published



The Godless Times - The Vengeance of Gold is Amazon bestselling author Matt Cutugno's masterful third novel in his fast-paced Tarnished Star series. Following on the heels of The Godless Men and The Godless Land, Cutugno steps back in time to the beginning of the California Gold Rush to tell a story of greed, raw power and ambitious women.




If you have reached a time in your life that needs a reboot, a refresh or a renewal, then 30 Words - That Will Change Your Life might just provide you with the perfect vehicle. Whether you are spiritual or not, 30 Words will draw you closer to your true inner self and to whom you really are. 




LITTLE MIRACLES - A Memoir is a fascinating and unusual journey through the life of a modern-day Mark Twain - Amazon bestselling author and storyteller Gerald Hausman. 





The 10th Anniversary Edition of the #1 Amazon eBook Bestseller Forty Years Later by Steven Jay Griffel is a masterfully told story of second chances for the Woodstock generation. 




Stay Thirsty Poets: Vol. I features Brianna Albers, Genevieve Betts, Jericho Brown, Billy Collins, Duy Doan, Denise Duhamel, Alexis Rhone Fancher, Sophie Grimes, Karen Paul Holmes, David Lehman, Tyler Mills, Paul Muldoon, Sandra Murray, David Ishaya Osu, Jenny Sadre-Orafai, Robert Pinsky, Wesley Rothman, Ki Russell, A.E. Stallings, Nomi Stone, Emily Vizzo, and Mat Wenzel. Edited by Amazon Bestselling author Abriana Jetté. 





S. I. Wells, senior columnist for Stay Thirsty Magazine, presents 21 Big Ideas: From Recessions to Russians, that are highly relevant, serious and especially timely. Wells' book became the #1 New Release on Amazon in Political Freedom and in 90-Minute Politics & Social Sciences Short Reads in its first week of publication.





Law and order was slow to come to the Territory. Justice slower still. There were settlers and squatters, commerce and industry, sheriffs and outlaws amidst unfolding Manifest Destiny. Few knew that a Civil War was coming in Matt Cutugno's second book in his Tarnished Star series, The Godless Land.  





If you have reached a time in your life that needs a reboot, a refresh or a renewal, then 30 Words - That Will Change Your Life might just provide you with the perfect vehicle. Whether you are spiritual or not, 30 Words will draw you closer to your true inner self and to whom you really are.





There is nothing ordinary about Ordinary Lives, a new historical novel by Bethany W. Pope. At every dark and quirky turn, her riveting story captures London’s early nineteenth century demimonde world in all its shadowy desperations and perversity. A novel of Gothic suspense, it resonates as both a classic love story and a modern, feminist cautionary tale. The inaugural publication under the SJG - A Steven Jay Griffel Book imprint.




The never-before-told story of an ancient biography of Vlad the Impaler, written in the 15th century. Author Matt Cutugno reveals for the first time in The Dracula Legend an old man's story about Bram Stoker’s secret trip to the land of the vampires and the source of his inspiration for the legendary Count Dracula.





Equal parts drama, thriller, and Native American legend, THE ISHI AFFAIR is Amazon bestselling author Steven Jay Griffel’s most powerful novel yet. Blending elements of fiction and history until they are virtually inseparable, Griffel spins a tale of people struggling to save their marriages and careers while retelling the harrowing story of Ishi, Last of the Stone Age Indians.





"Not since Mark Twain has a writer presented classic American storytelling so honestly. Hausman is at his best with this collection, truly entertaining."
                                                   - Hilary Hemingway, author of Hemingway in Cuba

The stories in Not Since Mark Twain - stories are a fleeting look at American life, and have been collected by Gerald Hausman since 1965. Author of over 70 books, Hausman has received 35 awards and honors for his writings, and his collection of Native American origin stories, How Chipmunk Got Tiny Feet, has reached over one million readers.






From the author of 50 WHISPERS , an Amazon bestselling anthology in women's poetry from Abriana Jetté. 50 WHISPERS – Vol. II is an exciting new collection of poems by women, for women, about women written by some of the greatest women poets, including Emily Dickinson, Anne Brontë, Gertrude Stein, H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) and many more. 






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