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Futuristic techno-thriller dissects consequences of looming environmental collapse and AI advancement

Perfect for fans of Blake Crouch, Neal Stephenson, and RR Haywood London, United Kingdom – Successful startup and tech entrepreneur Thomas R. Weaver bursts onto the literary scene with his razor sharp and fast-paced debut, “Artificial Wisdom” (April 5th, 2024, Chainmaker Press). An enthralling murder mystery with a vividly realized future that grapples with the […]

Bestsellers Galore: Books Forward November BFFs 2023 Newsletter

Check out the latest newsletter for our Books Forward Friends. This issue features highlights of our BFFs, fun titles available for review, and special opportunities for our friends. Download the November 2023 newsletter here!

Debut historical fiction series follows 1860s explorer’s expedition through the Grand Canyon

A harrowing adventure for fans of the show, “1883” BLOOMINGTON, IL – Debut author Tim Piper takes readers on a rip-roaring adventure inspired by a true story through the American West, where a single step into the unknown changes everything for young Jubilee Walker. “The Powell Expeditions” (Sunshine Parade Publishing, January 15, 2024) follows Jubilee […]

Young gamers quest to outwit tyrannical AI network

“1984” meets “Ready Player One” in epic battle for humanity in YA sci-fi thriller Englewood, CO – Prepare to fight for humanity against a powerful AI network in the poignant fictional YA thriller debut from award-winning author, John Be Lane. The Future Lies (Feb 6, 2024, Global Arts Press) follows one brave gamer’s journey to […]

Tender coming-of-age story of queer love, chosen family, and healing from trauma

Semi-autobiographical novel explores nuances of mental health, addiction, and suicide MONTPELIER, VT – Teaching Excellence Award recipient, Gail Marlene Schwartz, gracefully navigates difficult topics in her sapphic, Jewish adult novel “Falling Through the Night” (Demeter Press, Feb. 25th, 2024). Inspired by Schwartz’s personal experiences (immigration, anxiety, and a close friend’s suicide), “Falling Through the Night” […]

Our Story Media Group releases educational books for kids promoting multicultural learning and empathy

Through their partnership with CAMFED, Our Story is increasing access to education for girls in rural communities London, England – With bright, colorful illustrations and an engaging, educational focus, the new “Our Story” book series introduces young readers to influential historical figures, many of whom are overlooked in Western curriculums. Written for children ages 8-12, […]