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2021 - 2023 Wyatt-MacKenzie Releases
Women’s Fiction

 

A Betting Woman Jenni L. Walsh

HISTORICAL FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-948018-95-1
5.5 x 8.5, 312 Pages
Softcover $15.95, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: June 1, 2021

Jenni L. Walsh is the author of BECOMING BONNIE (Forge/Macmillan), SIDE BY SIDE (Forge/Macmillan) and the SHE DARED middle grade series (Scholastic), A BETTING WOMAN is her historical novel based on the life of Eleanor Dumont, aka “Madame Moustache,” who forged her way in a man’s world as the first female croupier of the Old West.

 
 
 

 

The Accidental Suffragist Galia Gichon

HISTORICAL FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-948018-96-8
5.5 x 8.5, 272 Pages
Softcover $15.95, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: June 1, 2021

Helen Fox, a New York factory worker in 1912 thrown into the women’s rights movement becomes estranged from a husband who disapproves of her sudden activism, ostracized by tenement neighbors, out of place among wealthy suffragettes, and worried about her children as she leaves to picket the White House and change Washington; spanning World War One and concluding with the triumph of 1919 when Helen discovers her voice and dreams of equality in a male-dominated society.

A House Full of Windsor Kristin Contino

FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-948018-99-9
5.5 x 8.5, 292 Pages
Softcover $15.95, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: July 13, 2021

Spanning from 1980s London to a present-day reality TV show, A HOUSE FULL OF WINDSOR explores how one woman’s messy past shapes her family’s future and how long-buried secrets and resentment must come to the surface for them to move on.

Debbie Windsor was always fascinated by royalty, and when her marriage fell apart she turns to collecting to fill the void. Now the house is a royal mess, and Debbie’s health and safety is on the line.

Even her etiquette expert daughter can’t fix this disaster, and when the entire family ends up on a hoarding show, everyone has something at stake.

 

 

 

 

 
 

Better to Trust Heather Frimmer

FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-954332-03-4
5.5 x 8.5, 292 Pages
Softcover $15.95, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: September 21, 2021

“Big Little Lies” meets “Grey's Anatomy” exploring the emotional fallout within a family after a neurosurgeon battling drug addiction operates on his sister-in-law's brain. Told from the multiple perspectives of the surgeon, his sister-in-law, and his teenage daughter, the story accelerates toward explosive results as secrets swirling around drug use and sexual identity must be dealt with for the family to learn to trust each other again.

 

 

 

 

The Baseball Widow Suzanne Kamata

FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-954332-07-2
5.25 x 8, 242 Pages
Softcover $15.95, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: October 5, 2021

Award-winning novelist/memoirist/anthologist Suzanne Kamata’s story of an interracial/intercultural marriage in crisis exploring issues of duty, disability, discrimination, violence and forgiveness through a cross-cultural lens. An American teacher marries an aspiring Japanese high school baseball coach whose duties take up more and more of his time as she struggles to manage the needs of their multiply-disabled daughter and their sensitive son who becomes the victim of bullies.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

Memoirs

 

 

 

 

And How Are The Children? Marjorie Margolies

MEMOIR

ISBN: 978-1-954332-15-7
6 x 9, 242 Pages
Hardcover $24, Softcover $18

Pub Date: November 2021

Timeless Lessons from the Frontlines of Motherhood ~ filled with wisdom and life lessons learned as an athlete, educator, reporter, congressperson, world traveler and first single woman to adopt internationally, provides an abundance of upbeat prescriptive advice and inspiration. With a foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

 

 

 

 

 

Sometimes Shells Make Sand Julie Doyle Cullen

MEMOIR

ISBN: 978-1-954332-18-8
6 x 9, 292 Pages
Softcover $18

Pub Date: November 2021

A generational story about taking care of each other in unfathomable times, utilizing family love and funny adventures including miscalculated marijuana edibles, relationship wrangling, hole-in-the-wall bars, ridiculous strangers, and other zaniness, to engage in difficult conversations about ALS as a disease and its effects on patients, family, and caregivers; lets you love the dysfunctional family you have, miss the loved ones you have lost, and hope for all the future beautiful reunions.

 

Children’s

 

 

 
 

Ping Meets Pang Mary Jane Begin

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK

ISBN: 978-1-948018-87-6
8.5 x 8.5, 24 Pages Illustrated
Hardcover $22, Softcover $11.49, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: Summer 2021

Professor of Illustration at the renowned Rhode Island School of Design, Mary Jane Begin's PING MEETS PANG is an allegory about inclusiveness, multiculturalism, acceptance of “the other,” and body positivity told through a Giant Panda and a Red Panda—who don't look like one another, despite the fact they are both pandas; it is only when they discover they both love bamboo that they slowly appreciate and accept each other's differences.

 

 

By the Light of Fireflies Jenni L. Walsh

MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-954332-13-3
5.5 x 8.5, 212 Pages
Softcover $11.99, Hardcover $21, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: November 2021

Based on the true story of a hidden Revolutionary War hero, Sybil Ludington, who was dubbed the “female Paul Revere,” and follows a teen girl who braves a perilous midnight ride to warn the troops, with the believed magic of the fireflies to light her way.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

Little Garlic Avideh Shashaani

CHILDREN'S SPIRITUAL BOOK

ISBN: 978-1-954332-00-3
5 x 8, 124 Pages, Illustrated
Hardcover $21, Softcover $14, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: Holiday 2021

Tehran-born poet Avideh Shashaani’s collection of timeless spiritual parables as old as the protagonist “Little Garlic” and his guide “Onion” whose layered wisdom provides a passageway to spiritual discovery for all ages, and builds a feeling of being at home in the universe with resilience from loss and suffering.

 

 

 
 

 

 
Science Fiction

 

THE SEVEN ~ A Trilogy by Fred Brock

ISBN: 978-1-948018-77-7, 978-1-948018-92-0, 978-1-948018-93-7
$15.95, Trade Paperback
Pub Dates: June 2020, Jan 2021, April 2021

Fred Ellis Brock has covered politics, business, and finance for years at The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He’s a professional skeptic who knows institutions from the inside, and was agented by Deborah Asimov. Brock’s protagonist, best-selling author Bill Sanders, reluctantly returns to his hometown almost a year after an old friend was murdered while searching for his missing daughter. He swore to Bill that the girl was abducted by a UFO. Only after his friend's death does he realize he was telling the truth. Through the unbelievable journey exposing the existence of an ultra-secret government group called The Seven, and its shocking role in the UFO phenomenon, Bill makes an astonishing discovery about his own past with UFOs and aliens. This, along with a letter from a dead man, sets Bill on a collision course with The Seven.

 

 

Coming in 2022
Non-Fiction

 

 

Ripple Effects Todd Wilkinson

ENVIRONMENT

ISBN: 978-1-948018-73-9
6 x 9, 212 Pages
Softcover $22.00, eBook $9.99

Pub Date: Spring 2022

In partnership with Yellowstone Forever, a collection of essays on how to save Yellowstone and America's most iconic wildlife ecosystem.

 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How to Leave the Law Amy Impellizzeri & Liz Brown

NON-FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-948018-86-9
6 x 9, 292 Pages
Softcover $24.00, eBook $9.99

Pub Date: Summer 2022

This first-of-its-kind book would expand the evolving concept of JD Advantage careers (reported currently by law schools since 2011) and present a re-envisioning of creative alternatives available to law students and lawyers in the modern era. Part I, describes the most effective way to find a satisfying next career after law; it provides vivid examples of successful transitions and shows how to overcome the social and emotional challenges of transitioning to a new career. Part II focuses on specific contemporary strategies for taking a break from law practice, whether temporary or permanent (and how to decide between the two), and helps readers navigate the process of leaving law behind.

Antonio, We Know You Antonio Salazar-Hobson

MEMOIR

6 x 9, 304 Pages
Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-954332-24-9, $17.99
Library Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-954332-25-6, $27.00

Pub Date: Spring 2022

This incredible memoir follows the life of a migrant farmworker kidnapped at age four, trafficked through age ten, until ultimately being saved from an attempted suicide, and taken under Cesar Chavez’s wing. The title comes from a comment Chavez made, commending the author. Antonio eventually graduated from law school, become a labor lawyer, and found the strength and resilience to be reunited with his long-lost family after 24 years. Antonio aims to offer hope in desperate circumstances in sharing the legacy of his family and reflecting the dignity and sacrifices of their difficult Chicano life. With a foreword by Jimmy Santiago Baca.

Fiction

Love, Alice Amanda Sthers

A NOVELLA

5 x 8, 112 pages
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-954332-27-0, $21.00,
Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-1-954332-28-7, $14.00

Pub Date: February 2022

This sweet novella follows Alice, a middle-aged literature teacher whose lifelong loneliness is exacerbated upon her move from the French countryside to Paris. Alienated from her only daughter and hungry for comfort and companionship, Alice begins to develop romantic feelings for her quiet, reserved Japanese masseur, Akifumi. Too guarded to tell him the truth face-to-face, Alice instead writes Akifumi a long letter in which she reveals not only her burgeoning love and intense longing for him but also opens up about her difficult, at turns shocking, past.

 

 

 

 

The Baba Yaga Mask Kris Spisak

FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-954332-31-7
5.5 x 8.5, 312 Pages
Softcover $15.95, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: Spring 2022

A modern twist on Ukrainian folktales in which two sisters are swept across eastern Europe along dual storylines that meld the stark realities of untold eastern-front war stories with a contemporary quest—chasing their “lost” grandmother, who they’re starting to believe is a true Baba Yaga.

 

 

cover to come!

 

 

Reservations for Six Lindsey Palmer

FICTION

ISBN: 978-1-954332-32-4
5.5 x 8.5, 312 Pages
Softcover $15.95, eBook $4.99

Pub Date: Summer 2022

Three couples celebrate every birthday together at their favorite New England restaurant for decades until their lives unravel when one turns 40 and announces over dinner he wants a divorce, forcing each couple to reexamine what's brought and kept them together—and whether their relationships are strong enough to survive infidelity, job loss, infertility, and the drudgery and demands of married life.

cover to come!

 

 

 

Coming in 2023

 

 

 

Intentional Neuroplasticity Dr. Lori Desautels

EDUCATION

ISBN: 978-1-954332-33-1
6 x 9, 312 Pages

Pub Date: January 2023

Our fourth book with Dr. Desautels, the follow-up to the best-seller CONNECTIONS OVER COMPLIANCE.