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KENTUCKY TRAVELER by Ricky  Skaggs
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Lacking the dirt of other high-profile music memoirs, Skaggs' life is an affirmation of hard work, drive and faith."
Legendary bluegrass and country musician Skaggs reflects on his life and career. Read full book review >

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MAN OF CONSTANT SORROW by Ralph Stanley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2009

"An often tart yet affecting music memoir."
A usually taciturn folk icon takes an engaging ramble through his six-decade career. Read full book review >

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RED'S PLANET by Eddie Pittman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"A first volume that's truly lively and entertaining; expect a vociferous cry for the next installment. (Graphic science fiction. 7-12)"
A preteen girl frustrated with her life in the foster-care system finds herself redefining family when she unexpectedly crash-lands on an alien planet. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK DIAMOND DETECTIVE AGENCY by Eddie Campbell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2007

"The veteran artist rises to a new challenge."
A visually stunning graphic narrative with all sorts of complicated plot twists. Read full book review >

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Good Boy, Achilles! by Eddie Ellis
Released: Sept. 26, 2016

"A high-quality tear-jerker about man's best friend."
A moving children's tale about the ineffable bond between a boy and a canine as they come to terms with God's plan for them. Read full book review >

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Released: July 1, 2009

"A droll, writerly addition to the burgeoning shelf of gay lit."
A stand-up performer pens a comic memoir about the vicissitudes of modern gay life. Read full book review >

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DEAD MAN'S HAND by Eddie Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Just the ticket for a class on how not to write an adventure story. (Suspense. 10-14)"
When his family decides to spend their vacation at a ghost-themed old-West tourist trap, Nick is not enthusiastic, but when, minutes after their arrival, he discovers a dead body in a barn, he perks up. Read full book review >

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JOHN PRINE by Eddie Huffman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 15, 2015

"It's difficult for Huffman to establish much stylistic continuity when he relies so heavily on quotes from other journalists, but the unlikely success of the reluctant performer makes for fascinating reading."
A guide to the troubadour's career lacks access to the artist himself but benefits from a subject who is as intriguing as his songs. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE by Eddie Little
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"The stages of addiction have seldom been so vividly drawn. (Film rights to Miramax; author tour)"
A gutsy, fresh, and fierce drug novel, something like walking over broken glass barefoot, by first-novelist and former addict Little. Read full book review >