Tuesday Tunes with Lauren J. Sharkey

What is Tuesday Tunes? Tuesday Tunes is Kaylie Jones Books’ latest series and explores the connection between music and writing. Each month, we’ll invite one person from the Kaylie Jones Books collective to share their playlist, and their writing process, with us. This week, it’s Lauren J. Sharkey. Who is Lauren J. Sharkey? Lauren J. […]

KJBuzz: Angel of the Underground

You can pray, but you can’t hide. When three children in a Catholic group home are brutally murdered, the survivors are hurried into separate foster homes across Long Island. Robin Hills, a fifteen-year-old who has spent the past several years under religious care, is thrust into a new, dysfunctional family with no spiritual beliefs. No […]

KJBuzz: The Devil’s Song – L. Stahl

There’s a killer on the loose in Mission County, Pennsylvania . . . whose next victim might be the prosecuting attorney. Publisher’s Weekly Lawyer Stahl’s exciting first novel pits Mission County, Pa., prosecutor Kate Magda against a serial killer who targets redheads, shaving their bodies and stuffing a cloth with the initials RTW written in black marker […]

KJBuzz: More praise for CITY MOUSE!

To say Stacey Lender’s debut novel, CITY MOUSE, is a hit would be a gross understatement. The story of Manhattan couple, Jessica and Aaron, being priced out of their apartment and banished to the suburbs is taking bookshelves, beaches, and bibliophiles by storm! Q&A with Deborah Kalb In this Q&A, Stacey talks about the inspiration […]

KJBuzz: City Mouse

Stacey Lender’s CITY MOUSE examines what it means to find your place, revealing unspoken truths about motherhood, friendship, and the thorny pursuit to have it all. It’s also this summer’s hottest read, so pick up your copy now! If you don’t believe us, just check out what other people are saying: New York Post – This week’s must-read […]

Coming Soon: The Devil’s Song

There’s a killer on the loose in Mission County, Pennsylvania . . . whose next victim might be the prosecuting attorney. We are pleased to announce that Lauren Stahl’s debut novel, The Devil’s Song, is forthcoming on January 2, 2018. Description A debut novel in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint. Kate Magda, an up-and-coming prosecutor and the privileged […]

Patricia Smith TV interview

We’re gearing up for the New York launch of Patricia A. Smith’s debut novel, THE YEAR OF NEEDY GIRLS, which is this Friday, March 3, at Bluestockings Books, Café and Activist Center, 172 Allen St., Brooklyn. Take a look at this interview on “Virginia Today,” the morning program at WTVR-TV, the CBS affiliate in Richmond, […]