At first glance, Chelsea Green Publishing’s Instagram account is a bevy of beavers, bone broths, and biodynamic farms. The account’s voice is friendly, enthusiastic, and witty. The social media manager interacts with fans using a series of emojis and nature puns. No matter how cute the marketing strategy of a publishing company, its books almost
Reading this book is important for people who cook as well as people who don’t (like me). The Cooking Gene follows Michael Twitty’s journey—what he calls his “Southern Discomfort Tour”—to uncover his family tree. Since slavery in the United States relentlessly tore families apart and treated humans like chattel, this is no small task and
You probably know the typical ways to get free books. Libraries still exist, and young adults are using them in droves (CW: the word “millennial” is used superfluously). You can use Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited program, though there’s always a price with Amazon (specifically Prime membership or a monthly subscription payment and maybe your pinky toe someday).
**I was sent an advanced reader’s copy of Vox by Christina Dalcher by Berkley Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, with a request for a review and rating.** Vox is set in a dystopian, near future America, with all the trappings of a feminist cautionary tale. The country has been taken over by religious fundamentalists:
Maeko Bradshaw is Bona Fide. Imagine that you moved back to your smallish yet much-loved hometown with a master’s in book publishing. For most who aspire to work at a publishing company, this would have to be just a temporary situation, but Maeko was able to find a job in her picturesque hometown of Tahoe
In my grad program we learned woefully little about self-publishing. (There, I said it.) So in an effort to understand an ever-increasing segment of the book market, I selected Write. Publish. Repeat by Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant, and David Wright as a first non-podcasting examination of the process. Writing is an art, and publishing is