All my praise & congrats to audio artists Xe Sands & R.C. Bray for this huge honor in Sunday’s Washington Post! Quote: “The exquisitely suspenseful novel is delivered by Xe Sands, whose intimate, anguished voice supplies Caitlin’s and her mother’s points of view, and R.C. Bray, who gives us her brother and father in gritty, dogged tones.”
Author and literary blogger Mark Stevens posed some great questions for his excellent site, then followed up with a thoughtful and generous review.
Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix, AZ, launched its First Draft Book Club with Descent. Here’s the article by Master of Bookly Ceremonies, Barbara VanDenburgh. Over 170 people attended the event. Here’s just one pic from the Twittersphere:
Here’s the “Authors On Tour” Podcast, recorded live at the Tattered Cover in Denver.
Here’s the fancy new “praise sheet” from Algonquin.
Vick Mickunas and I had a great conversation for his WYSO Book Nook program. Vick’s review of Descent is on the same page.
I had a great chat with Stephen Usery for his Book Talk program. Here’s the podcast version of that.
During worst snowstorm season EVER, Boston digs in and READS! Boston Globe Bestsellers list for Feb 14, 2015.
Here’s a sneak peak at the Feb 22 NYTimes Best Sellers List. See #15…
The Feb 1, 2015 Sunday NYTimes Book Review included this very spiffy ad from Algonquin.
One day in Los Angeles, Dave Grohl showed up at the jobsite. Read about it here. And watch the trailer here. And here’s the screenshot:
Descent makes the grade in this Esquire round-up of literary crime novels.
Here’s Alan Cheuse reviewing Descent for NPR’s All Things Considered.
Here’s what the “WaPo” had to say about Descent…
A postcard from Oprah…sort of.