Enter to Win Signed Copy of Timothy Jay Smith’s ‘The Fourth Courier’ and More!

Enter to Win Signed Copy of Timothy Jay Smith’s ‘The Fourth Courier’ and More!

Prolific novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, Timothy Jay Smith is back again with his newest novel, The Fourth Courier, a fast-paced thriller that takes you to the darkest corners of post-Cold War Poland. The Fourth Courier is rife with suspense. This thrilling plot includes a series of grizzly murders, international crimes, nuclear threats, incessant greed, and more!     Enter our amazing giveaway for a chance to: -Own your very own piece of the Berlin Wall -Stock up your summer reading list with a SIGNED copy of Timothy Jay Smith’s espionage thriller, The Fourth Courier. -Upgrade your aesthetic with a beautiful, …

Celebrate 30 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall With This Amazing Novel

Celebrate 30 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall With This Amazing Novel

2019 marks thirty years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. According to VisitBerlin.de, the fall of the wall marked “the end of the massive border complex that left Berlin divided into East and West for twenty-eight years, tearing apart families, friends and neighbours.” It was built in 1961, dividing the city of Berlin physically and ideologically for the best part of three decades. It was established in order to stagger the flow of refugees attempting to flee the communist government of East Germany. According to History.com, “construction of the wall caused a short-term crisis in U.S.-Soviet bloc relations, and the …

Bookstr Live: Timothy Jay Smith

Bookstr Live: Timothy Jay Smith

We’re live with award-winning novelist, screenwriter, and wanderer Timothy Jay Smith! He’s here on our latest episode of Bookstr Diversity to discuss his latest novel “The Fourth Courier” set in post-Cold War Poland and his astonishing international career that influenced his writing.

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 4/11/19

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 4/11/19

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April showers bring… more time inside spent curled up with some warm tea and a hot new release. Does that rhyme like the original saying? No. But it’s also very accurate. This week, we’ve got some incredible new novels that’ll make you want to get cozy even as they make your heart race. What do an LGBT+ thriller, a New York romance damaged by a writer’s ego, and a feminist gangster noir all have in common? Apparently, it’s that they’re all incredible. If you can’t choose which one to read next, that’s not a problem! We strongly encourage you to read …

5 Amazing LGBTQ Books to Honor Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary

5 Amazing LGBTQ Books to Honor Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary

Book Culture

2019 marks fifty years since the Stonewall Riots, a series of spontaneous riots between the LGBT community and the NYPD in response to law enforcement raids on LGBTQ clubs and spaces.   Marcia P. Johnson famously threw the first brick at Stonewall, which is considered the most important event in the struggle for LGBTQ rights and acceptance in the USA.   To celebrate half a century since this historic event and to celebrate the work of the many LGBTQIA+ artists, activists, and advocates that have brought so much to the fight for equality, we’ve put together a list of five amazing …