Special Decatur Book Festival offer: The Way It Was in the South: The Black Experience in Georgia

Thornbriar Press will be back at the Decatur Book Festival this year, and we’re happy to to be promoting the imprint’s latest title, Brambleman as well as the critically acclaimed, award-winning Chain Gang Elementary. In addition, we’ll be offering the collectors edition of the groundbreaking work, The Way It Was in the South: The Black Experience in Georgia, edited by…

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Thursday, Aug. 30 @ 6 p.m. — Author signing at Macon Barnes & Noble

On the way back from a trip, I stopped by the Macon Barnes and Noble this afternoon and saw that  the good people there are ready for the book signing this Thursday, August 30. If you’re in Middle Georgia, drop by. I’ll be signing copies of Brambleman and Chain Gang Elementary from 6 p.m. to whenever. If you can’t make it–and…

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Forsyth County election results

Based on unoffical results, Sheriff Ted Paxton lost a close race to challenger Duane Piper. From the local Patch: UPDATE: 9:13 p.m. UNOFFICIAL FINAL RESULTS 25 OF 25 PRECINCTS REPORTING Sheriff Race: Paxton – 6624 and Piper – 6965 County Commision District 4 Race: Mills – 2508 and Bell – 1316 Coroner Race: Pais – 7485 and Bennett – 5510…

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SheRok speaks

A new review, posted on Brambleman‘s Amazon.com page: “I thoroughly enjoyed the main character and his interactions with the other characters. The story is inter-woven with the believable and unbelievable so well that you feel the emotion of it all. … well worth reading.” If you haven’t seen it already, check out the new Brambleman flyer. I’ve posted a downloadable pdf…

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NetGalley review: “How long will this guy be on the run?”

Just got in the following brief review from NetGalley.com.  “Love the story! The book was really long, and I occasionally caught myself thinking “how long will this guy be on the run,” or “again, seriously somenone is trying to kill him, AGAIN.” However, the pacing and actual STORY was so good, I didn’t care. Excellent read!”  – Mechelle Craig Just…

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Brambleman “leaves you emotionally spent and infinitely wiser”

Maria Miaoulis at Reading for Pleasure has given Brambleman five stars. In her review, Maria writes: … (Grant) keeps the suspense building throughout the entire book. There’s no way to guess how it will end since you never know what each turn of the page will bring. The main character’s plight is just a never-ending series of misfortunate events, all seemingly designed to stop…

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