Briefly Noted

Clay Stauffer
Chalice Press
128 pages

"Clay Stauffer addresses the challenges that preachers face when a serving a politically diverse congregation in Preaching Politics. Money, materialism, and their effects on modern-day faith and spirituality are viewed through the teachings of Jesus..."

--From the publisher

Ronnie Douglas
William Morrow Paperbacks
307 pages

"When the daughter of one of the Southern Wolves gets a flat in the middle of a thunderstorm, there’s only one thing to do—strip down to her underwear and get a little muddy. But when Alamo, the sexy biker shows up to rescue Ellen yet again, things are bound to get a whole lot dirtier."

--From the publisher

Lin Stepp
352 pages

"Lin Stepp paints a charming portrait of the Smokies, their people, and a wonderful way of life."

--Deborah Smith, New York Times bestselling author

Arne Weingart
New American Press
124 pages

"Weingart's poems are mordantly witty, intelligently skeptical, understated in the best sense, and incisively accurate."

--From the publisher

Vickie Fee
304 pages

"Together, Liv and Di follow a trail of sinister secrets in their sweet little town that leads them from drug smugglers to a Civil War battlefield, and just when they think they're whistling Dixie, Liv and Di will find themselves squarely in the crosshairs of the least likely killer of all. . ."

--From the publisher

Claudia Barnett
Carnegie Mellon
136 pages

‘I like the look of agony, because I know it’s true,’ says the murderous heroine of the new play No. 731 Degraw-street, Brooklyn. If you recognize that line as Emily Dickinson, then this Victorian-set, true-crime drama is for you.”

—Nelson Pressley, Washington Post

Roger Kreuz
The MIT Press
248 pages

"The book is helpful for the adult language student but also full of useful information that we can use in other learning situations."

--Cosmos Magazine

Even Stevens
Heritage Builders
250 pages

"Someday I’m Gonna Rent This Town! is a peek behind the musical curtain, written with humor and truth, revealing the struggles and glories of life as a hit songwriter"

--From the publisher