Landfall at Compass SFO

In a Bookstore Near You

Landfall sightings are popping up all across the country, slowly but steadily, as we approach the official Aug. 11 publication date for Ellen Urbani's thrilling debut novel. Here's Landfall on the bestseller table at Compass Books in the San Francisco Airport (photo courtesy of Leslie Jobson of Legato Publishers Group): And here it is on the Powell's City of … [Continue Reading]

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Take the 50 in ’15 Challenge!

Please spread the word to your book-loving friends!   … [Continue Reading]

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Carry the Sky by Kate Gray

Carry the Sky hits the Literary Arts Summer Reading list

Kate Gray's Carry the Sky, an unblinking look at boarding school bullying, continues to reach new readers and earn momentum. Just in the past two weeks, we've heard from a gushing bookseller and a few … [Continue Reading]

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Ellen Urbani’s National Landfall Tour

Ellen Urbani, author of Landfall, will be touring around America this summer and early fall to appear at bookstores and libraries. The novel, a mother-daughter story set in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, is … [Continue Reading]

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Cover Reveal: The Remnants

Our next title, Robert Hill's The Remnants, takes place in the twilight years of a small town. As two near-centenarian citizens prepare for their annual birthday tea, a third vows to interrupt the proceedings … [Continue Reading]

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Publisher Profiled in the Luminaries Series

Margaret Pinard of Taste Life Twice chose publisher Laura Stanfill to profile for her new Luminaries series, about creative minds. Here's a short excerpt. "One of the points that some of the other ‘Luminaries’ … [Continue Reading]

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Kirkus Reviews Landfall!

We are over the moon about our first Kirkus review! The review went live online today, and will appear in the June 15 print edition. "Urbani boldly sets her story among some of the most disturbing events of … [Continue Reading]


Tenth Title Revealed: Renee Macalino Rutledge’s Unforgettable Debut Novel

Forest Avenue Press will publish The Hour of Daydreams, Renee Macalino Rutledge’s debut novel inspired by two characters in a Filipino folktale, as the lead title for the spring 2017 season. The Hour of … [Continue Reading]


The Remnants Will Launch March 8, 2016

Robert Hill's second novel, The Remnants, is forthcoming from Forest Avenue Press on March 8, 2016. The town of New Eden, peopled with hereditary oddities, has arrived at its last days. As two … [Continue Reading]

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Willamette Writers Features Ellen Urbani

Ellen Urbani's novel, Landfall, is forthcoming from Forest Avenue Press in August, and we're deep into pre-promotion activities. Willamette Writers is hosting Ellen at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, at the Old … [Continue Reading]

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