Big thanks to Lavinia Ludlow and Karen the Small Press Librarian for placing The Grievers at the top of their Best of the Small Press 2012 list! I am both flattered and honored!
"The Grievers delivers a quick, succinct, raw and honest approach to life and death."
First, a disclaimer: St. Leonard's Academy is not St. Joseph's Prep. Having said that, I will admit that some of the details regarding the school I depict in The Grievers* were inspired by the school I attended in my youth. In case anyone who's read my novel is curious about that school, here is their…Read more Where I Went to High School
Okay, so they absolutely hated The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom and Party Girl, but Publishers Weekly had some kind things to say about The Grievers, including, "the dialogue throughout is pitch-perfect, there's a laugh on nearly every page, and Schuster's crystal-clear prose shimmers." I'm very pleased!
Is it me, or does the following ad for YouTube's political channel "borrow" heavily from the cover design for The Grievers?
Big thanks to Nicolette Milholin for a flattering profile in The Montgomery News: "Laughter Abounds in English Prof's The Grievers." And while you're at it, check out her blog, Book Bound!
Anyone who's read The Grievers knows that the theme from The Jeffersons plays a small yet comically pivotal role in the novel. Sadly, I learned today that Sherman Hemsley, who played the iconic George Jefferson, passed away today. With this in mind, I thought I'd share the following video.