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Book Introductions

Guest posts written by authors to introduce their books.

Book Introduction: Family Matters

Time for a Book Introduction guest post! Today, Sonya Watson introduces her collection of short stories, Family Matters.

Family Matters book cover

 

Family Matters

by Sonya Watson

Book Introduction: TurboJetSlams: Proof #29 of the Non-Existence of God

I have a book introduction for you this week! Jass Richards stops by to talk about her book, TurboJetSlams: Proof #29 of the Non-Existence of God. I've actually read this one, and it is a humorous mix of story and philosophy-tinged thought about what we owe each other. Below, Jass explains what made her write it.

TurboJetSlams: Proof #29 of the Non-Existence of God

TurbuJetSlams book cover, which features a cartoon of two kids on a JetSki

Book Introduction: She Receives the Night

I have another book introduction for you this week! This week's guest post is from Robert Earle, introducing us to his short story collection, She Receives the Night.

She Receives the Night

by Robert Earle

Cover for She Receives the Night. A stylized picture of a woman's face. 

Book Introduction: Cold Sweat and Thin Ice

Today, I have a book introduction guest post that doesn't just introduce a book: it introduces a series, and the first two books in that series.  J.S. Marlo is here to tell us about her books Cold Sweat and Thin Ice, and the Heart & Endurance series they start.

Cold Sweat and Thin Ice

by J.S. Marlo

Book covers for Cold Sweat and Thin Ice

 

Book Introduction: Gnarled Bones and Other Stories

I have another book introduction for you this week! Tam May introduces her new collection of short stories.

Gnarled Bones and Other Stories

by Tam May

Gnarled Bones cover, a picture of an elderly woman.

Book Introduction: HEY DOORMAN VIII: True Tales of an Uncommon Bouncer in Los Angeles

Today's Book Introduction post introduces the fourth book in the Hey Doorman series. I like to read series in order, so I have the first book in the series in my "to read" folder on my Kindle. However, the fourth book is the one that's just come out. Here's the intro:

HEY DOORMAN VIII: True Tales of an Uncommon Bouncer in Los Angeles

By John P. Kildemm

Hey Doorman book cover

Book Introduction: Collected Christmas Horror Shorts

I have a short book intro for you today. I don't read horror, but I assume some of you do, so I always offer a book intro post for anyone who contacts me offering a review copy of a horror book. (Actually, there is a standing offer of a book intro post for anyone who has written a short ebook or a collection of short stories!)

Anyway, today Kevin J. Kennedy introduces us to a book in which he has a short story:

Collected Christmas Horror Shorts

Edited by Brandy Yassa

Book Introduction: The Ruins

Today's Book Introduction guest post comes from Daniel Bristow-Bailey, introducing his historical fiction novella, The Ruins, set in seventh century England. This is a fascinating time in history, with a lot of social change, which makes for an interesting back drop to a story. I'm looking forward to reading this novella!

The Ruins

by Daniel Bristow-Bailey

Book Introduction: Riker's Calling

It has been awhile since we've had a Book Introduction guest post. This one has been in my "to do" box for awhile, but had to wait for me to return from vacation and get caught up with things. Today's introduction is of a crime thriller set in Los Angeles.

Riker's Calling book cover

 

Riker's Calling

by Rico Lamoureaux

Book Introduction: Drawing in the Dark

Time for a Book Introduction post! Today's post comes from Jeremy Baker, introducing his story collection, Drawing in the Dark. I love the image of using writing to turn yourself into a damp washcloth, so you can wring out some of the emotions.

Drawing in the Dark book cover

Why I Write

by Jeremy Baker

Kandahar, Spring 2002

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