Meet Forsyth County’s Ashebrooke Book Club

I had a wonderful time with the lovely ladies of the Ashebrooke Book Club in Forsyth County today. It was a large turnout (most of the members appear in the photo). The event was organized by my friend Marcy Theobald and hosted by Jenny Barber. They even had Brambleman cupcakes! I had no idea technology has advanced that far.  I…

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Brambleman: ‘Touched by an Angel’ meets Freddie Krueger

I just saw the latest four-star review of Brambleman on Amazon.com.  A Forsyth County reader makes the same observation many others have made: She had no idea where the story would go next. Here’s the whole review: This book centers around the racial history of Forsyth County GA, where I have lived for 10 years. A friend recommended it so…

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One question interview

Question: Can you compare Brambleman to any films? Answer: I’ve never seen a movie like it, but if I had to draw comparisons, I’d say perhaps It’s a Wonderful Life combined with Tobacco Road, with a strong measure of Beetlejuice thrown in, or maybe The DaVinci Code meets Deliverance.

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Award-Winning DeKalb Author Bolsters Libraries’ Collection

For pdf version of release, click here. DeKalb author Jonathan Grant has made a generous donation of his works to DeKalb County libraries. On Wednesday, Grant, co-author and editor of the award-winning The Way It Was in the South: The Black Experience in Georgia, presented Kim Hill, manager of the Tucker-Reid Cofer Library branch, with hardcover first editions of that…

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I just donated a bunch of my works to DeKalb County libraries

Libraries are having a tough time these days, with their acquisitions budgets being cut to shreds. I had already donated several copies of Chain Gang Elementary to my library system for their local author program, so I pushed forward with Brambleman as well.  (Click here to see Chain Gang Elementary holdings.) I also offered to help them replenish their stocks of The Way It…

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Review of Brambleman in Read Between the Lines

By Anna Dase, Read Between the Lines See more reviews Title: Brambleman Author: Jonathan Grant Series: Stand Alone Genre: Historical Fiction with a Supernatural Twist Publisher: Thornbriar Press Release Date: May 14 2012 Edition: Print The Story Down-and-out Atlanta writer Charlie Sherman has no idea what madness awaits him when a mysterious stranger convinces him to finish a dead man’s…

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