Smackdown Books 2017

Arlene's smackdown17 book montage

The Memory of Things
Hour of the Bees
The Gospel Truth
Ultraman, Vol. 1
The Bunker Diary
Trouble Is a Friend of Mine
Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy
The Hired Girl
An Ember in the Ashes
The Porcupine of Truth
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
Goodbye Stranger
Beautiful Blue World
The Blackthorn Key
All American Boys

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Smackdown Update

Links to half of the author links are complete and posted on the bottom of this blog on the left hand side. Posts for one quarter of the titles appear immediately below this post. Each post contains a book trailer, author interview or some other interesting information on the book.

Look forward to seeing everyone at our one and only face-to-face meeting on Wednesday!

Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Listen to Clare Vanderpool talk about and read from Moon Over Manifest courtesy of

Out of the Shadows by Jason Wallace

Jason Wallace talks about how he came to write Out of the Shadows.

The Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill

Preview the first five chapters online courtesy of Hatchette Book Group.

Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham

Art from Down the Mysterly River via BoingBoing.

Stuck on Earth by David Klass

Manga Man by Barry Lyga

Kill Shakespeare

This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel

Trailer for This Dark Endeavour

Listen to Kenneth Oppel talk about This Dark Endeavor
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Welcome to Mighty Smackdown 2012

A new year and a new look! All of the books for this year are tagged smackdown 2012 here.