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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Book fair, music and more this weekend

More than 25 independent literary presses will be participating in the Second Annual Midwest Small Press Festival, a unique and varied event that will be held in Milwaukee over the weekend of May 31-June 2. The affair will feature
Monday, May 20, 2013

Alex Grecian’s Victorian thriller

 The sequel to Alex Grecian’s bestselling historical thriller The Yard is a dark mystery set in Victorian England that follows Scotland Yard’s newly established “Murder Squad.” In The Black Country, Inspector Walter Day and his
Monday, May 13, 2013

Michael Stanley’s latest African police mystery

In contemporary sub-Saharan Africa, traditional witch doctors remain feared and powerful members of many communities, and Botswana, the site of a new book by Michael Stanley, is no different. In Deadly Harvest
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Milwaukee novelist returns with ‘Jail Coach’

 Too-smart-for-his-own-good Jay Davidovich is the centerpiece of Hillary Bell Locke’s new novel Jail Coach. Davidovich is a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a loss prevention specialist whose job is to protect company
Monday, April 29, 2013

Jean Thompson’s latest interpersonal drama

 A school shooting sends sullen 15-year-old Linnea off to live with her estranged father in Jean Thompson’s new book The Humanity Project. Meanwhile, across town, Sean and his teenage son Conner face eviction in part due to Sean’s
Monday, April 29, 2013

James Causey’s new novel struggles with urban violence

 Twisted, a new book by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist James E. Causey, is the sequel to his 2011 release The Twist. Both stories center around the young journalist Travon Brown and his struggle to make sense of an urban
Friday, April 26, 2013

Nicholas Dettmann’s Inspirational Time-Travel Narrative

 Nicholas Dettmann’s debut novel, A Life Worth Dreaming About, follows the inspiring story of Carl Robertson as he moves from the rural Midwest to New York City. At age 32, Robertson acts like your modern-day Scrooge until he
Friday, April 26, 2013

Short Stories from Odette County

In the mythical town of Odette County, Wis., hard-working citizens face the trials and tribulations of rural life in a series of compelling tales. Farmer’s Almanac: A Work of Fiction is a collection of short stories by Chris Fink that
Friday, April 19, 2013

How the Windy City built the American Dream

 In The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, Chicago native Thomas Dyja transports readers to a time in the Windy City’s recent past when artists and innovators flourished. Focusing on the years between
Friday, April 12, 2013

Sex, Death and Religion

 Humor and religion may not seem synonymous, especially these days, but theologian Daniel Maguire merges the two in his funny and contemplative new book A Merry Memoir of Sex, Death, and Religion. This enlightening memoir

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