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… Continue reading KJBuzz: The Devil’s Song – L. Stahl
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 longer protected by the religion and the… Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Angel of the Undergound
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… Continue reading KJBuzz: City Mouse
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… Continue reading Coming Soon: The Devil’s Song
KJB author Barbara J. Taylor will appear at Scranton's Lackawanna Historical Society on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m! Come pick up your signed copies, meet the author, and tour the beautiful Catlin House at 232 Monroe St., one of Scranton's architectural treasures. Both of Taylor's books are set in Scranton: SING IN THE MORNING,… Continue reading Sunday: Barbara Taylor at Lackawanna Historical Society in Scranton
For the first time, our imprint will present at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs' annual conference, held this year from Feb. 8 to Feb. 11 at the Washington, D.C., Convention Center. The Kaylie Jones Books panel takes place Thursday, Feb. 9, from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. in Room 207A of the Convention Center.… Continue reading Join us in D.C. for #AWP17
Our winter tour continues Dec. 10 at the Appomattox Regional Governor's School's annual Writers Fest in Petersburg, Va. Patricia Smith, author of the forthcoming Kaylie Jones Books title The Year of Needy Girls, teaches literature and creative writing at ARGS, a magnet school of the arts and technology. We are delighted to meet writers of… Continue reading A full day of learning about writing Dec. 10 in Petersburg, Va.
Kaylie Jones and two authors from her eponymous imprint will talk about the importance of indie publishing -- and the role fiction plays in social change -- at the Miami Book Fair, Nov. 19 at 12:30 p.m. at Miami Dade College. She's joined by Barbara J. Taylor, author of All Waiting Is Long and Sing… Continue reading Reminder: Taylor, Redmond, Jones at the Miami Book Fair Nov. 19
For the first time ever, we've been invited to give a presentation at the prestigious Miami Book Fair, which takes place Nov. 13-20 on the campus of Miami Dade College. Florida friends, come say hello! On Saturday, Nov. 19 at 12:30 p.m., Kaylie will moderate a panel with Barb Taylor and J. Patrick Redmond, on… Continue reading Kaylie Jones Books to present at Miami Book Fair
Our successful Kaylie Jones Books summer book tour took us all over the country. We traveled from Wisconsin to Florida, Vincennes to Scranton, and South Carolina all the way to Provincetown, at the very tip of Cape Cod. The three of us -- Kaylie and authors Barbara J. Taylor (ALL WAITING IS LONG) and J. Patrick Redmond… Continue reading Many great things coming up!