Asheville books

Asheville author makes Kirkus’ ‘Best indie books of 2012’ list

Asheville author makes Kirkus’ ‘Best indie books of 2012’ list

Congrats to Susan Gabriel, author of The Secret Sense of Wildflower, for being named to the list.

by December 31, 2012 0 comments Asheville books
Local Christmas sale madness: 50 percent off Sat-Mon at Montford Books & More

Local Christmas sale madness: 50 percent off Sat-Mon at Montford Books & More

Other sales going on around town on Christmas weekend? Do tell us more.

Popular poet Barbie Angell releases ‘Roasting Questions’ Friday at the Hop West

Popular poet Barbie Angell releases ‘Roasting Questions’ Friday at the Hop West

Free, family-friendly poetry event.

by December 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville books, Asheville events
Comic books coming to West Asheville

Comic books coming to West Asheville

According to Marc at Orbit, get your comics at the same place you get your DVDs.

Downtown Books & News paperback holds Stephen King surprise

Downtown Books & News paperback holds Stephen King surprise

Found today in the $1 bin: Stephen King’s sales receipt.

by October 21, 2012 1 comment Asheville books, Only in Asheville
‘A Wrinkle in Time’ graphic novel signing with author Hope Larson in Asheville Saturday

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ graphic novel signing with author Hope Larson in Asheville Saturday

Asheville native Larson was selected to create a new version of the children’s classic for its 50th anniversary.

Unchained Tour coming to Asheville Sept. 16 champions local and homegrown

Unchained Tour coming to Asheville Sept. 16 champions local and homegrown

The Asheville stop on the tour promoting local indie bookstores and featuring author Neil Gaiman is sold out.

American Crow, Page 8

American Crow, Page 8

The latest in the locally created graphic novel from Tiziana Severse and Brent Baldwin.

Local blogger’s book on Asheville beer coming soon

Local blogger’s book on Asheville beer coming soon

Brewgasm blogger Anne-Fitten Glenn says her new book “Asheville Beer” will be out by October 1.

by August 24, 2012 2 comments Asheville beer, Asheville books
UPDATE: TIX ON SALE Neil Gaiman to perform at Diana Wortham Theatre in September

UPDATE: TIX ON SALE Neil Gaiman to perform at Diana Wortham Theatre in September

Tix are $20 and available now from the Diana Wortham website.

Asheville appears in Ploughshares Literary Magazine’s “Literary Boroughs” list

Asheville appears in Ploughshares Literary Magazine’s “Literary Boroughs” list

Boston lit mag lists our resident writers, literary references, where to get published and more.

Asheville author gets attention on Wired.com, Huffington Post for new book “Better Than College”

Asheville author gets attention on Wired.com, Huffington Post for new book “Better Than College”

Asheville author Blake Boles strikes again.

by July 3, 2012 0 comments Asheville books
Calling all writers for Pitchapalooza: Malaprop’s event is American Idol of book ideas

Calling all writers for Pitchapalooza: Malaprop’s event is American Idol of book ideas

From the Malaprop’s website: *WHAT: *Pitchapalooza is American Idol for books (only without Simon). Twenty writers will be selected at random to pitch their book. Each writer gets one minute– and only one minute– to make his or her pitch! In the last month, three writers have gotten publishing deals as a result of participating in Pitchapalooza. *HOW:* At Pitchapalooza,[Read More…]

Better Than College: Asheville author crowdfunds book for $9K, gets blurb from millionaire CD Baby founder

Better Than College: Asheville author crowdfunds book for $9K, gets blurb from millionaire CD Baby founder

Asheville’s Blake Boles, an advocate of “unschooling,” or seeking nontraditional means to education and success, has a book out tomorrow. Better Than College has attracted attention from CD Baby founder Derek Sivers, who provides the cover blurb, and NYT bestselling author Dan Pink (Drive), who also provides a blurb. And I don’t think Blake was kidding on Facebook when he[Read More…]