Authors

Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Sylvia Patience

We are pleased to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Sylvia Patience to publish her upper middle grade novel, The Double Crossing. Sylvia has written two other books for middle grade readers: Toto’s Tale and True Chronicle of Oz, the beloved Oz adventure retold from the point of view of Dorothy’s little dog, and The Weaver’s Daughter, which follows a young girl’s immigration journey from Mexico. The Weaver’s Daughter received a 2020 Moonbeam Children’s Book award. Several of Sylvia’s short fairy tales have won prizes in the international Hans Christian Anderson contest in Sestri Levante, Italy,  including...

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Meet Our Authors at the Bay Area Book Festival 2022

Meet our authors at the Bay Area Book Festival at Booth 19 on May 7, 2022 and May 8, 2022. Jay Hartlove Jay Hartlove is the author of The Insane God, Mermaid Steel, and the "Goddess Rising" series. Jay is also the playwright, director and producer of The Mirror’s Revenge, the musical sequel to the Snow White fable. Saturday, May 7, 2022: 10:00am, 11:00am, and 12:00pm Vanessa MacLaren-Wray Vanessa MacLaren-Wray is the author of All That Was Asked, Parrish Blue, and Coke Machine. Vanessa writes stories and poems, makes robots and photographs, and works towards a more climate-safe energy paradigm....

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Meet Our Authors at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2022

Meet our authors at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at Booth 591 on April 23 and April 24, 2022. Marlene Anne Bumgarner Marlene Anne Bumgarner is the author of Back to the Land in Silicon Valley. When Marlene and her husband moved to a rural plot of land in 1973, she thought of herself as simply a young mother seeking an affordable and safe place in which to raise her child. Sunday, April 24, 2022: 11:00am - 12:00pm Sunday, April 24, 2022: 4:00pm - 5:00pm Mary Flodin Mary Flodin is the author of Fruit of the Devil. Before...

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New Audio Edition: “Carnival Farm” by Lisa Jacob

Carnival Farm (audio edition)

We are pleased to announce the release of the audio edition of Carnival Farm by Lisa Jacob. Seagn Conway is tired of her veterinary practice — the same entitled pet parents, the same dogs and cats, maybe the occasional lizard or snake, now bore her to pieces. When a traveling carnival with a farm animal petting zoo comes to town, she discovers all the animals are depressed, malnourished, and neglected. Was it the right decision, she wonders, to give up everything she had for this ragtag collection of failing farm animals? Carnival Farm is available now in audio editions from...

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New Audio Edition: “Pious Rebel” by Jory Post

We are excited to announce the availability of the audio edition of Pious Rebel by Jory Post. After her partner dies suddenly, Lisa Hardrock realizes how little she knows about the life she’s been living — and starts exploring her questions in a blog that unexpectedly goes viral. Following the sudden death of her domineering partner, Lisa Hardrock begins to discover how little she really knows about the life she’s been living for the last seven years — and the man she was living it with. As she confronts the secrets and unpaid debts her partner left behind, Lisa also...

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New Audio Editions: “The Shelby McDougall Mysteries” by Nancy Wood

We are pleased to announce the availability of the audio editions of all of "The Shelby McDougall Mysteries" by Nancy Wood. Due Date: Surrogate mother Shelby McDougall just fell for the biggest con of all — a scam that risks her life … and the lives of her unborn twins. The Stork: Shelby McDougall’s past is behind her. Almost. The Found Child: Private Investigator Shelby McDougall is out for revenge. Treasure Hunt: When ten-year-old Tyler signs up for a Saturday afternoon treasure hunt sponsored by the city’s Parks department, he discovers much more than he bargained for. Read by Jenn...

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New Book Release: “The Lip Reader” by Michael Thal

The Lip Reader

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of The Lip Reader by Michael Thal. “It’s not what you get in life, it’s what you give back that truly defines you.” Set in Iran during the 1960s and 1970s, and later in Los Angeles, California, Zhila Shirazi tells her story firsthand. She reveals the real-life struggle of being a deaf woman who refuses to allow adversity to stop her from reaching her dreams of living a normal and fulfilling life. Right up to the end, Zhila shows her caring nature, innate intelligence, and will power to overcome almost any challenge....

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Join Us for Friday Lit Chat with Paul Skenazy

Still Life (event)

Join us for a discussion and book signing with Paul Skenazy, author of Still Life. Date: November 5, 2021 Time: 5:30PM - 7:00PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Locaton: Tannery Arts Center, Catamaran Studio #118, 1050 River Street, Santa Cruz, California Join us for a "Lit Chat" with Santa Cruz-based author Paul Skenazy as he discusses his new novel "Still Life". The reception is from 5:30pm - 6:00pm and will be held outdoors in the courtyard. Then join us inside for the presentation and reading 6:00pm - 6:30pm, but be prepared to wear a mask. Book signing will follow in...

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Join Us for the (Virtual) Book Launch for “Carnival Farm” by Lisa Jacob

Join us for readings and live Q & A with author Lisa Jacob about Carnival Farm. Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021 Time: 1:00PM Pacific Time Note: This event will be recorded for possible later use. By attending, you agree that your participation may be used for promotional or other purposes without compensation. For more information about for the event, visit our website: paperangelpress.com/events/carnival-farm. Carnival Farm is available now in hardcover, trade paperback, and digital editions. Signed editions are also available.

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New Book Release: “Carnival Farm” by Lisa Jacob

Carnival Farm

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Carnival Farm by Lisa Jacob. Seagn Conway is tired of her veterinary practice — the same entitled pet parents, the same dogs and cats, maybe the occasional lizard or snake, now bore her to pieces. When a traveling carnival with a farm animal petting zoo comes to town, she discovers all the animals are depressed, malnourished, and neglected. Was it the right decision, she wonders, to give up everything she had for this ragtag collection of failing farm animals? Carnival Farm is available now in hardcover, trade paperback, and digital editions....

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