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Point of Direction is an Indie Next pick

Rachel Weaver’s Point of Direction has been chosen as an Indie Next pick for May. This comes on the heels of the book’s selection as an ABA “Indies Introduce” Debut Authors selection. The book is also scheduled to be reviewed in the May issue of Oprah Magazine.

Damn Love–PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction

We’re pleased to announce that Jasmine Beach-Ferrara’s Damn Love was named as an “Honorable Mention” in the 2014 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction. Congrats, Jasmine!

Lizzie Skurnick Books in The Baltimore Sun

Ig’s hot YA imprint, Lizzie Skurnick Books, was profiled in the Baltimore Sun

Ernest J. Gaines on NPR

Lizzie Skurnick Books’s latest release, A Long Day in November by Ernest J. Gaines, was reviewed by Alan Cheuse on NPR’s All Things Considered:

Jessica Mason Pieklo, co-author of Crow After Roe, on Democracy Now!

Jessica Mason Pieklo, co-author of Crow After Roe, appeared on Democracy Now! to talk about the recent abortion rulings in Texas:

Ryan Bartelmay Featured in the Chicago Tribune

Ryan Bartelmay, author of Onward Toward What We’re Going Toward, was profiled in the October 13th Chicago Tribune. Watch for the hat!

Lizzie Skurnick Books profiled on NPR’s All Things Considered

Lizzie Skurnick Books in The Washington Post, NY Daily News, Newsday and Bookish

Lizzie Skurnick Books was everywhere this week–The Washington Post, NY Daily News, and Newsday.

Lizzie Skurnick Books Featured in The Chicago Tribune (and Forward)

Ig’s new classic YA imprint, Lizzie Skurnick Books, was the subject of a feature in the 9/8 edition of The Chicago Tribune.┬áThis comes on the heels on another feature on the imprint, in the Jewish Daily Forward.

Lois Duncan Q&A in Publishers Weekly

Lois Duncan did a Q&A in Publishers Weekly about the re-release of her first novel, Debutante Hill, the inaugural title on our Lizzie Skurnick Books imprint.

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Damn Love in People

Jasmine Beach-Ferrara’s Damn Love was reviewed in the July 8th issue of People Magazine. It’s under “Great Reads New in Fiction.”

“The characters in these linked stories navigate love and loss with a touching urgency that feels particularly American.”

Crow After Roe on Democracy Now!

Crow After Roe authors Jessica Mason Pieklo and Robin Marty appeared on Democracy Now! on June 5, talking about their new book and the state war on abortion.

Trevor Aaronson on Democracy Now!

Terror Factory author Trevor Aaronson appeared on Democracy Now! on Friday, talking about the FBI’s use of terrorism stings and the Boston Marathon bombings:

And now it can be told-Lizzie Skurnick to launch YA imprint on Ig

YA lit connoisseur Lizzie Skurnick will be launching an imprint this fall on Ig, bringing back the very best in young adult literature, from the classics of the 1930s and 1940s, to the thrillers and social novels of the 1970s and 1980s. Lizzie Skurnick Books will launch in September, with Lois Duncan’s 1958 debut novel, Debutante Hill. Ellen Conford, Ernest Gaines, Lila Perl and ME Kerr are among the other authors whose books will be part of the inaugural LSB season.

The Terror Factory on C-SPAN’s Book TV

Terror Factory author Trevor Aaronson recently appeared on Book TV to talk about his book with Monika Bauerlein of Mother Jones. Click here to watch the whole program.

Trevor Aaronson on Lopate and On the Media

Terror Factory author Trevor Aaronson appeared on The Leonard Lopate Show on Friday, February 1, talking about his new book. Later that same day, he appeared on On the Media.

Trevor Aaronson on CBS This Morning

Terror Factory author Trevor Aaronson appeared on CBS This Morning on Friday January 11 to discuss his new book.