Tuesday, September 08, 2009

September New Releases

"Kidnapped," by Arletta Dawdy is featured in the Anthology,

Vintage Voices: Cent'Anni:May you live 100 Years,
which is the product of the Redwood Writers Club, one of the clubs under the umbrella of the California Writers Club, established 100 years ago by the likes of Jack London and Ina Coolbrith. The anthology is available at: for a donation of $12.

The ISBN is: 13:978-0-9816848
Paperback, 164 pages, Karen Batchelor, editor

Publisher: A Few Little Books, Cotati, CA

My story "Kidnapped," an excerpt from my historical novel BY GRACE, appears in the anthology. The launch party will be on Sept 26, 2009 from 2:00-4:00 pm at North Light Books& Cafe, 550 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati, CA 94931. I'll read at that time and hope any WWW members in the Bay Area who are able, will attend.

Susannah, A Lawyer:
From Tragedy to Triumph
By Ruth Rymer

Susannah Reed transforms a brutal attack on herself in 1877 into a passion for justice. Despite resistance from her parents, her fiance, society and even the United States Supreme Court, she emerges as one of America's first woman lawyers.

SUSANNAH, A LAWYER - From Tragedy to Triumph was officially released by Langdon Street Press, September 1, 2009.
Members can purchase it by going to my website: and ordering the book.

Purchasers can also get it directly from me, Ruth Rymer. Discounted price for WWWs: $14.00 + $4.00 = $18.00. Shipping and Handling out of California. Within California: add $1.00 toward sales tax or $19.00.

Life, Death and Rebirth in an Idaho Mining Town.
By Julie W. Weston

Julie's creative nonfiction book, THE GOOD TIMES ARE ALL GONE NOW: Life, Death and Rebirth in an Idaho Mining Town, released in 2009 from the University of Oklahoma Press, is a memoir of place, weaving the story of hard rock mining and labor strife, leavened with gambling, drinking and prostitution, together with the tale of teenage love and heartbreak in a juxtaposition of life in Kellogg, Idaho in the 1950s and '60s.

"An important portrait of the interior West--the true stuff, raw and gritty, honest to the bone."Craig Lesley, author of Burning Fence and Sky Fisherman

University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 978-0-8-61-4075-9
248 pages, 20 B&W Illus
Original Trade Paperback
Can be purchased here at OU Press, Indiebound (independent bookstores), Amazon and B&N

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