Author: laperramarina

Oh yes! We absolutely have a series on bathroom reading! So long as it’s taking place behind the closed  (or open, if that’s the way you swing) bathroom door, we want to know what it is. It can be a book, the back of the shampoo bottle, the newspaper, or Twitter on your cell phone Read More

Our audio series “The Authors Read. We Listen.”  was hatched in a NYC club during BEA back in 2012. It’s a fun little series, where authors record themselves reading an excerpt from their own novels, in their own voices, the way their stories were meant to be heard.Today, Lee Martin will be reading an excerpt from his newest Read More

Disclaimer: The Page 69 Test is not mine. It has been around since 2007, asking authors to compare page 69 against the meat of the actual story it is a part of. I loved the whole idea of it and so I’m stealing it specifically to showcase small press titles – novels, novellas, short story collections, the Read More

Time to grab a book and get tipsy! Books & Booze challenges participating authors to make up their own drinks, name and all, or create a drink list for their characters and/or readers using drinks that already exist.  Today, Scott Navicky is throwing all the booze at the his recently released new book 3Essays onImagereality. Ready to get Read More

Disclaimer: The Page 69 Test is not mine. It has been around since 2007, asking authors to compare page 69 against the meat of the actual story it is a part of. I loved the whole idea of it and so I’m stealing it specifically to showcase small press titles – novels, novellas, short story collections, the Read More

THIS IS A BLOG POST WITH INSTRUCTIONS   [Let this music play until further instructions.]    In the Fall of 2017, in anticipation of the publication of my novel, Cloud Diary, I began approaching musicians about responding to short scenes from the novel in any manner they chose. By early 2018, 19 musicians had responded Read More

Welcome to another installment of TNBBC’s Where Writers Write! Where Writers Write is a series in which authors showcase their writing spaces using short form essay, photos, and/or video. As a lover of books and all of the hard work that goes into creating them, I thought it would be fun to see where the authors Read More

Time to grab a book and get tipsy! Books & Booze challenges participating authors to make up their own drinks, name and all, or create a drink list for their characters and/or readers using drinks that already exist.  Today, Isabelle Kenyon whips up a new drink in honor of her latest collection of poetry,  Digging Holes to Read More

Bored with the same old fashioned author interviews you see all around the blogosphere? Well, TNBBC’s got a fun, literary spin on the ole Would You Rather game. Get to know the authors we love to read in ways no other interviewer has. I’ve asked them to pick sides against the same odd bookish scenarios. Suzanne Burns’ Read More

For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian translated from the Romanian by Philip Ó Ceallaigh Publisher: Other Press Released: 2017 Reviewed by Bronwyn Mauldin “Being persecuted is not just a physical trial. It is one that affects you intellectually. The reality of it slowly deforms you and attacks, above all, your sense of proportion.” So says Read More

On “Being Indie” is a blog series that introduces us to a wide variety of small press authors and publishers as they discuss what being indie means to them. Today, we’re featuring K.M. Ecke as part of the Moral Panic blog tour, hosted by RogerCharlie. K.M. Ecke is an organic, free-range, preservative-free, philosopher-poet using universal Read More

Readers, my readers, I swear I have not forsaken you.  Last year was a rough year for this blog. Many of our contributing reviewers left us to persue exciting projects of their own, and we found ourselves in the midst of an amazing opportunity to provide publicity for a handful of incredible small press authors.  Read More

Bored with the same old fashioned author interviews you see all around the blogosphere? Well, TNBBC’s got a fun, literary spin on the ole Would You Rather game. Get to know the authors we love to read in ways no other interviewer has. I’ve asked them to pick sides against the same 20 odd bookish scenarios. Kelly Read More

Downsizing a personal collection of books is not an easy feat for a booklover. More accuractely, it is probably a task that most booklovers procrastinate at or avoid at all costs! Just the thought of removing books from my shelves to place into storage bins gives me anxiety… let alone contemplating CULLING any. Today, we Read More

Welcome to another installment of TNBBC’s Where Writers Write! Where Writers Write is a series in which authors showcase their writing spaces using short form essay, photos, and/or video. As a lover of books and all of the hard work that goes into creating them, I thought it would be fun to see where the authors Read More

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