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Katy Haas

Black Bear Creek

March 24, 2021
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The town of Black Bear Creek is well past its glory days and ravaged by the mining industry on which its people depend. The characters in Joshua Cross’s debut story collection struggle to survive against rampant poverty while their drinking water is poisoned and the mountains around them are stripped away. Spanning decades, these are stories of life shattering injuries inflicted by working in the mines. Of men and women forced to be so hard they are frequently surprised by their own vulnerability. Despite the bleak backdrop, these are stories about how they find ways to love and hope and fight. Buy this book from our affiliate

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In the nine stories of How Other People Make Love, Thisbe Nissen chronicles the lives and choices of people questioning the heteronormative institution of marriage. Concerning husbands and wives, lovers and leavers, Nissen’s stories explore our search for connection and all the ways we undercut it when we do find it. How Other People Make Love asserts that there aren’t right and wrong ways to love; there are only our very complicated and contradictory human hearts, minds, bodies, and desires—all searching for something, whether we know what that is or not. These are stories for anyone who has ever loved or been loved. Buy this book from our affiliate

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Black Bear Creek, Joshua Cross, SEMO Press

The Disappearance of Jim Sullivan, Tanguy Viel, Dalkey Archive Press

Fleeing Father, Carmen-Francesca Banciu, PalmArtPress

Gambled Dreams, Jim Sanderson, Moonshine Cove Publishing

Honey Mine: Collected Stories, Camille Roy, NightBoat Books

How Other People Make Love, Thisbe Nissen, Wayne State University Press

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Recruited, Lauren Anderson, Stormbird Press

Scattered Lights: Stories, Steve Wiegenstein, Cornerpost Press

Tales the Devil Told Me, Jen Fawkes, Press 53

To Zenzi, Robert L. Shuster, New Issues Poetry & Prose

Velvet Shipwrecks: Collected Stories, Tim Wenzell, Texas A&M University Press

The Ways We Get By, Joe Dornich, Black Lawrence Press

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Lily-Livered, Wren Hanks, Driftwood Press

Losing It, Richard J. Fein, Box Turtle Press

The Matrix, N. H. Pritchard, Ugly Duckling Presse

Ova Completa, Susana Thénon, Ugly Duckling Presse

Paris, Richard Jones, Tebot Bach

Playing Poker with Tennessee Williams, Kevin Pilkington, Black Lawrence Press

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Poems for Time Travelers in Love, Robert Anbian, Night Horn Books

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Red Mountain Cut, Steve Brammell, Finishing Line Press

SHO, Douglas Kearney, Wave Books

Splendor, Laura Rogerson Moore, Kelsay Books

The Supposed Huntsman, Katie Fowley, Ugly Duckling Presse

A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure, Hoa Nguyen, Wave Books

Where the Wolf, Sally Rosen Kindred, Diode Editions

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By Bus, Erica Van Horn, Ugly Duckling Presse

Forever Free: A True Sotry of Hope in the Fight for Child Literacy, Tracy Swinton Bailey, Other Press

Things That Crash, Things That Fly, Scott Gould, Vine Leaves Press

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A new/used bookstore and novelties!

Dover - Bibliophile

March 15, 2021
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Bookshop for those who love and celebrate reading and books! Come and browse or have a seat and read for awhile. We sell primarily used books but carry some new books as well.

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