Utilizing an innovative mashup of genres, ranging from pulp fiction, dark comedy, and metafiction, This Book Is Not for You charts the actions of nineteen-year-old Neptune, a misfit and punk haunted by the death of his parents.
Everyday Magic features the best of Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg's blog of the same title, exploring the mundane and miraculous unfolding around us, and how to live with greater verve, meaning and joy.
"Intensely realized and beautifully orchestrated Gothic horror." --Joyce Carol Oates"A match for readers who enjoyed Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House." --Booklist (starred review)
Top food stylist and Food52's popular baking columnist shares her baking secrets.
It wasn't until Libby Phelps was an adult, a twenty-five year old, that she escaped the Westboro Baptist Church. She is the granddaughter of its founder, Fred Phelps, and when she left, the church and its values were all she'd known. She didn't tell her family she was leaving. It happened in just a few minutes; she ran into her house, grabbed a bag, and fled. No goodbyes.
“When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.”
- Audre Lorde
Mic Supremacy is a POC led and centered open mic night open to the Lawrence community. Our featured poet is Jameelah Jones, with open mic and social time to follow.
The Raven Bookstore presents an evening of mystery and music with acclaimed violinist and author Gerald Elias. This promises to be an exciting evening, with an innovative combination of violin performance and reading. A portion of proceeds from books sold will be donated to the KU School of Music.