Authors, New Titles

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… Continue reading KJBuzz: City Mouse

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Authors, featured, New Titles

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… Continue reading Coming Soon: The Devil’s Song

Appearances and Events, Authors

Kaylie Jones Books to present at Miami Book Fair

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

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Union Station Magazine teases readers with a sample of STARVE THE VULTURE

With copies of Jason Carney's STARVE THE VULTURE lining bookshelves across the country, Union Station Magazine decided to give its readers a taste of Carney's enthralling memoir. Two excerpts from the book, "Show Tunes and Hate Crimes: 1997," and "Faith without works: 2005" are now available on the magazine's website, which describes itself as having… Continue reading Union Station Magazine teases readers with a sample of STARVE THE VULTURE

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Author J. Michael Lennon interviewed Jason Carney about writing STARVE THE VULTURE

Akashic Books posted an interview with Jason Carney about his memoir STARVE THE VULTURE, now available on Amazon. Wilkes University Professor J. Michael Lennon, the late Norman Mailer’s archivist and authorized biographer, interviewed Jason about why he decided to write a memoir, how having a background in poetry factored into the writing of prose, and whether it was… Continue reading Author J. Michael Lennon interviewed Jason Carney about writing STARVE THE VULTURE

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LitReactor Review: Enthralling passages make STARVE THE VULTURE a real page turner

LitReactor, a website dedicated to serving as a destination for writers and readers, published a review of Jason Carney's memoir, STARVE THE VULTURE. Keith Rawson presented an interesting twist to the traditional book review in his "Bookshots" column, speculating on an alternate title for the memoir, saying what movie star should play the main character, and even listing his… Continue reading LitReactor Review: Enthralling passages make STARVE THE VULTURE a real page turner

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Nina Solomon’s THE LOVE BOOK named a must-read in the New York Post

The New York Post published a list of five "must-read" books for the week of January 3 and included Nina Solomon's THE LOVE BOOK, the next novel to be released by Kaylie Jones Books on January 6. After describing THE LOVE BOOK as required reading for anyone who picks up a copy of the Post, the reviewer Billy Heller also… Continue reading Nina Solomon’s THE LOVE BOOK named a must-read in the New York Post

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The Christian Manifesto names SING IN THE MORNING, CRY AT NIGHT as Top Fiction Pick of 2014

Barbara J. Taylor's SING IN THE MORNING, CRY AT NIGHT was named a Top Fiction Pick of 2014 by The Christian Manifesto. Fiction Editor Amy Drown wrote about the novel: "This debut novel still haunts me. I originally picked it up because it was a story set in a small working town in the early 1900′s—exactly the… Continue reading The Christian Manifesto names SING IN THE MORNING, CRY AT NIGHT as Top Fiction Pick of 2014

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THE LOVE BOOK chosen as Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week

THE LOVE BOOK by Nina Solomon, a new novel from Kaylie Jones Books scheduled for official release on January 6, has been chosen as a Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week! Publishers Weekly wrote: "Solomon’s follow-up to her 2003 debut SINGLE WIFE revolves around four unlikely friends who first meet during a disastrous Flaubert-themed bike trip in France.… Continue reading THE LOVE BOOK chosen as Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week

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UNMENTIONABLES chosen as top novel of 2014 by Reading the Past

UNMENTIONABLES by Laurie Loewenstein, KJB's flagship publication, was included on a list of the top 12 historical novels of 2014 by Reading the Past, a blog dedicated to historical fiction. The novel was also reviewed in March 2014 by blog founder Sara Johnson who said: "What I appreciated most about UNMENTIONABLES is its determination to look deeply into… Continue reading UNMENTIONABLES chosen as top novel of 2014 by Reading the Past