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Disaster's Children

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Emma Sloley writes about Disaster’s Children, her debut novel published by Little A Books. If Disaster’s Children were an insect, it would be a bee. This […]

Sea Above, Sun Below, George Salis

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicyclefeature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week George Salis writes about Sea Above, Sun Below, his novel just published by River Boat Books. If Sea Above, Sun Below were a historian, she would drink the ink of all […]

Tender Cuts, Jayne Martin

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Jayne Martin writes about Tender Cuts, her story collection published by Vine Leaves Press. If Tender Cuts were a ghost it would taunt you from the corner of your eye, […]

Today My Name Is BIllie

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Neile Parisi writes about her novel, Today My Name Is Billie, out now from Green Writers Press. If Today My Name Is Billie were a porch, […]

Ghosts of You by Cathy Ulrich

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicyclefeature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Cathy Ulrich writes about Ghosts of You, her debut story collection out now from Okay Donkey Press. If Ghosts of Youwere an actress, she would be Marilyn Monroe in the […]

If My Book: Emerald City by Brian Birnbaum

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicyclefeature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Brian Birnbaum writes about Emerald City, his debut novel just published by Dead Rabbits Books. If Emerald City were a profession, it would be a psychoanalyst treating a dubious patient. “[Finnegan] […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicyclefeature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Lindsay Lerman writes about her debut novel, I’m from Nowhere, out now from Clash Books. If I’m from Nowherewere a bird, it would be the butcher bird. “The butcher bird […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Sharyn Skeeter writes about her novel, Dancing with Langston, forthcoming in October from Green Place Books. If Dancing with Langstonwere a round white doily, Cousin Ella would find it […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicyclefeature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Judith Krummeck writes about her memoir, Old New Worlds, forthcoming in October from Green Writers Press. If Old New Worldswere the dark side of the moon, that’s where I’d feel […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Caitlin Horrocks writes about The Vexations, her debut novel out now from Little, Brown. If The Vexations were the weeds I’ve dug out of my garden […]

If My Book: The Light Source by Kim Mcgowan

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Kim Magowan writes about her new novel, The Light Source, out now from 7.13 Books. If The Light Source were a light source, she would be […]

Squared Away, Alicia Dill

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Alicia Dill writes about Squared Away, her debut novel out from White Bird Publications. If Squared Away were a type of coffee drink, it would start […]

Besotted

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Melissa duclos writes about Besotted, her new novel out from 7.13 Books. If Besotted were a lie, it’d be a believable one. Memory shapeshifts. That’s not […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Jennifer Wortman writes about This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love , her debut story collection published by Split Lip Press. If This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love  were the title of an Ernest Hemingway novel, it would be The Sun Also Sets. If my book were a […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Cardy Raper writes about Love, Sex & Mushrooms, her new book of nonfiction published by Green Writers Press. If Love, Sex & Mushrooms were a volcano, […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors compare their recently released books to weird things. This week Julie Zuckerman writes about her debut novel in stories, The Book of Jeremiah, out now from Press 53. If THE BOOK OF JEREMIAH were a Jewish holiday it would be Yom […]

If the Ice Had Held, Wendy J. Fox

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Wendy J. Fox writes about If the Ice Had Held, her new novel just published by Santa Fe Writers Project. If IF THE ICE HAD HELD […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Dana Diehl and Melissa Goodrich write about The Classroom, their new story collection, out now from Gold Wake Press. If The Classroom were held back a […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Amanda Marbais writes about Claiming a Body, her debut story collection out now from Moon City Press. If Claiming a Body were a traffic law, it […]

Not Everyone is Special, Josh Denslow

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Josh Denslow writes about his debut story collection, Not Everyone Is Special, out now from 7.13 Books. If Not Everyone is Special were a superhero, it would be […]