THE MANGO TREE | Kirkus Reviews

Of Stephanie Johnson & Brandon Stanton illustrated by Henry Sene Yee ‧ RELEASE DATE: July 12, 2022 A blissfully indirect and sincere look at the life of a Manhattan burlesque dancer. Pleases 56 Our verdict TAKE IT New York Times Bestseller A former New York dancer reflects on her heyday in the 1970s. Discovered on … Read more

Painting with words |

Kill Zoners — It is my pleasure and privilege to welcome a great guest to our blog. Ed Hill is a prominent Canadian painter and storyteller. He is a prolific artist and writer who has guided me as a life mentor and protected me as a law enforcement colleague to whom I will be forever … Read more

Book cover design: why strong images are crucial

What makes a book capture the reader’s attention at first glance? History? The author? The blurb? While these choices can push a shopper to make a purchase, there is a fourth option that prevents the reader from mindlessly scrolling through a retailer’s search results: the book cover design. There’s a reason art museums attract millions … Read more