Books for Dog Lovers

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  • March 16, 2016
  • by Jacki Skole

Love dogs? Love books? How about books about dogs? Right now, Ashland Creek Press is offering 30% off when you buy DOGLAND and STRAYS, a young adult novel by Jennifer Caloyeras. You can check out the promotion here. A little bit about STRAYS: My 11-year-old and I both read the novel over the summer and highly recommend…

Book Review: Only the Animals

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  • March 14, 2016
  • by Jacki Skole

A Russian tortoise launched into space during the Cold War. A Lebanese parrot abandoned on the doorknob of a pet store during Israel’s 2006 bombing of Beirut. A US Navy-trained dolphin called to serve in the Second Gulf War… These are just some of the quirky and haunting stories you’ll read in Only the Animals, Ceridwen Dovey’s recently released…

DOGLAND: Behind the Prose

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  • March 1, 2016
  • by Jacki Skole

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to speak with Keysha Whitaker on her popular podcast, Behind the Prose. We talked about writing, publishing, and of course, dogs. The program is now online, and you can listen here. I will forewarn: Keysha and I talked for almost an hour, so getting through the whole thing…

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DOGLAND turns 2! Win a signed copy.

In 2012, I decided I was going to write a book. The idea was a mix of hubris, crazy, and a whole lot of naiveté. I had never before written for any kind of print publication–my  background was in TV news. Nor did I know anything about the world of publishing, beyond the not-very-helpful concept…

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New Releases

If you felt like your life was breaking apart, where would you go to try to put it back together? If you’re thirty-year-old Cooper Gosling, you’d go to the South Pole. For a year. Seriously. Gosling is the central character in Ashley Shelby’s debut novel, South Pole Station, a wry, compelling story of relationships, art,…

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