BookLovers: Magical Thinking

Michael Thomas Ford & Elliott Mackle Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark. For the straightforward pathway had been lost. —Dante, “The Divine Comedy” Two-time LLA-winning romance author Michael Thomas Ford has another winner in The Road Home, (Kensington), a powerful novel of return, redemption and self-discovery. The… read more

LGBT Authors Ally With Borders on World AIDS Day-San Francisco

Panel Appearance Benefits Lifebeat—Music Fights HIV SAN FRANCISCO—Authors Michael Thomas Ford, Lucy Jane Bledsoe and Monica Nolan will appear on a special lunchtime LGBT author’s panel on Wednesday, December 1 at 12:30 PM at the Union Square Borders in San Francisco. The signing is part of December One at Borders, a series of special events at stores nationwide… read more

10 LGBT Teen Novels that Tackle Teen Suicide & Bullying

In September, the suicide of 18-year-old Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi was a tragic close to a shocking month of gay teens taking their own lives. Clementi’s dormmate secretly recorded the teen having sex with another man, sent out messages on Twitter and broadcast it across the Internet. Clementi jumped from the George Washington Bridge…. read more

'The Road Home' by Michael Thomas Ford

The reason most accidents occur within five miles of home is that we think we’ve arrived, so we stop paying attention. Michael Thomas Ford explores this paradox in the life of a successful photographer, whose journey home promises astonishing surprises if he can learn to look around. As promised by the title, The Road Home… read more

New in September

September signals the start of the official fall book season, one of the busiest times of the year for publishers and authors alike. Some exciting fiction titles this month include Monique Truong‘s Bitter In the Mouth (Random House)—we interviewed Truong last month—and Yield (Kensington), the exciting debut from Lee Houck. In nonfiction, we’re excited about… read more

'What We Remember' by Michael Thomas Ford

In his fifth novel and first foray into the murder mystery, Michael Thomas Ford proves he is not only one of our very best writers but already master of the mystery genre. Though the book’s short chapters might make it ideal for a long airplane ride, its deeply satisfying psychological complexity rules it out as… read more