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More Great Reviews for Giraffe People

More Great Reviews for Giraffe People

Giraffe People, the third novel by Jill Malone has been winning great reviews. For Jerry Wheeler, writing on the blog Out in Print, "Malone’s first-person prose captures the tumult of fifteen with a precise clarity that puts us right inside Cole’s heart. Careening...

Ellen Hart’s Must-Read

Advocate.com featured Ellen Hart's Rest for the Wicked in a round-up of 20 Must-Read Books We Missed Last Year. Here's what they said: Lambda and Minnesota Book Award–winning author Ellen Hart, a top author in the gay mystery genre, is out with a new novel featuring...

Liberty Press rates Leap and The Escape Artist

In the June 2103 edition of Liberty Press, two of Bywater's spring titles picked up praise: Judith Katz's The Escape Artist is "a brilliant work of historical fiction . . . fast-paced and gorgeously written novel". Leap by Z Egloff is "a heartfelt, coming-of-age story...

Goldie Finalists 2013

Congratulations to Jesse Blackadder and Hilary Sloin! The Golden Crown Literary Society has just announced the 2013 Finalists. Jesse has been nominated in the Dramatic/General Fiction category for The Raven's Heart. And Hilary Sloin has been nominated for Art on Fire,...

ForeWord Book Awards

The finalists have been announced for the ForeWord Book of the Year Awards 2012. And congratulations are due to both Hilary Sloin and Jesse Blackadder: Hilary's debut novel Art on Fire has been nominated alongside Jesse's The Raven's Heart. ForeWord established the...

Jill Malone wins Grand Prize

Jill Malone has just published her third novel, Giraffe People. Her second novel, A Field Guide to Deception, won a Lambda Literary Award and was a finalist for the Ferro-Grumley Literary Award. And recently it was awarded the Grand Prize from the Great Northwest Book...

Benjamin Franklin Book Awards 2013

Benjamin Franklin Book Awards 2013

Congratulations to Hilary Sloin and Jesse Blackadder! Both have been nominated for Benjamin Franklin Awards from the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA). Hilary has been nominated for Art on Fire in the LGBT category, and Jesse has been nominated for The...

Saints and Sinners 2013

The 10th Anniversary of the Saints and Sinners Festival will take place May 2013. Val McDermid, multiple award-winning author and publisher, will be a keynote speaker. Also attending will be our award-winning authors Jill Malone, Sally Bellerose, Elana Dykewomon, and...

Art on Fire in the Press

It's only recently been published, but Art on Fire is already picking up mentions in the press. Check out the December issue of Marie Claire, now available at newsstands, to see a mention of Hilary Sloin's first novel. It's the story of Francesca deSilva, the lesbian...

Upcoming Releases

Upcoming Releases

We are pleased to announce our forthcoming titles from Bywater Books. In February we will be publishing Leap, the second novel from Z Egloff, whose first novel won this "talented writer" considerable praise. In March, we will republish The Escape Artist, a "wholly...

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