Cataphracts

  Cataphracts by Erich Anderson Blurb: Cataphracts were the most heavily armored form of cavalry in the ancient world, with riders and mounts both clad in heavy armor. Originating among the wealthiest nobles of various central Asian steppe tribes, such as the Massegatae and Scythians, they were adopted and adapted by several major empires. The…

Read More

The Heat

The heat by Heather Killough-Walden Blurb: Lily St. Claire is a southern girl, born and raised, and she has a soft spot in her heart for Baton Rouge. But when she returns after being out of town for a few years, she finds that things have changed. Katrina rearranged the city’s face, there are more…

Read More

Scratch

Scratch by Manjula Martin Blurb: A collection of essays from today’s most acclaimed authors—from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen—on the realities of making a living in the writing world. In the literary world, the debate around writing and commerce often begs us to take sides:…

Read More

The Art of Selling Movies

The Art of Selling Movies by John McElwee Blurb: From the silents through the mid-1960s, the Classic Era of American Cinema saw men and women with no aptitude for art become artists, wizards with words, master persuaders. Unlike other ad folk, theatre operators sold nothing more tangible than a couple hours’ amusement, and gave customers…

Read More

Smoke Drink F*#k

Smoke Drink F*#k by Esme Oliver Blurb: Screw Eat, Pray Love! Esme Oliver vows to Smoke, Drink, and Fuck her way to happiness. Newly-dumped, staring headlong into the barrel of 40, and veering towards a nervous breakdown, Esme heads to Italy for two weeks of carnal excess aimed at distracting from a life that is…

Read More

An Archaeological Study of The Bayeux Tapestry

An Archaeological Study of The Bayeux Tapestry by Trevor Rowley Blurb: An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry provides a unique reexamination of this famous piece of work through the historical geography and archaeology of the tapestry. Trevor Rowley is the first author to have analyzed the tapestry through the landscapes, buildings and structures shown,…

Read More

The Dragon Seekers: How an Extraodinary Circle of Fossilists Discovered the Dinosaurs and Paved the Way for Darwin

The Dragon Seekers By Christopher McGowan Blurb: Against the backdrop of the Industrial Revolution, an extraordinary circle of fossilists struggled to make sense of a mysterious, prehistoric world–a world they had to piece together from the fossilized and often fragmentary remains of animals never before seen. In this transporting, seamlessly written book, Christopher McGowan takes…

Read More

The Mighty Healer

The Mighty Healer by Verity Holloway Blurb: Verity Holloway’s nineteenth-century cousin Thomas Holloway’s patent medicine empire was so ubiquitous, Charles Dickens commented that if you’d murdered someone with the name Holloway, you’d think their spirit had come back to torment you. Advertising as far away as the pyramids in Giza, it was said Holloway’s Ointment…

Read More

Wolf’s Eye

Wolf’s Eye by Mara Lee Blurb: Life is fragile, and no one knows that better than Nicolette Sinclaire Reece. She protects … for a price. In a world ruled by magic, no one is left to protect the humans, no one but Nikki. But when a dangerous creature is unleashed in her city, all the…

Read More

Blackwing Wolf

Blackwing Wolf (Kane’s Mountains, #2) by T.S. Joyce Book blurb: Dustin Porter is walking a fine line between the Blackwing Crew and the Valdoro pack. He’s been sent to betray Kane, but there’s a complication, and that complication is a smart-mouthed beauty who is also vying for a coveted spot on the crew. Dustin can’t…

Read More