BookBub Feature & Discount, Jericho River E-books

BookBub has chosen The Jericho River as a featured title! That’s flattering recognition, and it also means you can buy an e-book at a discount, from today through March 19.

In case you don’t know BookBub: members get notices about e-books the staff thinks they’ll enjoy, after a competitive selection process. The members also get a limited-time discount. But you can take advantage of the discount even if you’re not a member, at most or all retailers in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and India …

March 12-19, 2016: The Jericho River, A Novel About the History of Western Civilization, U.S. list price $6.99limited time discount:*

I’m excited that BookBub chose The Jericho River. Please spread the word about the discount opportunity, particularly to anyone who enjoys fantasy, history, or unusual fiction. Thanks!

JR.banner-map -- smallerA fantasy novel that’s also a history, The Jericho River has won multiple awards. It’s a magical adventure story that explores the history of Western Civilization, from its roots in the ancient Middle East to the modern world. It’s also a remarkable, light, fun way to learn, for both teens and adults. And it’s an exciting ride for anyone who enjoys stories like Tolkien’s work — or thinking out of the box.

* Prices may vary outside the United States.

Thoughtful, Enthusiastic Review for The Jericho River

The Jericho River continues to receive unusually thoughtful reviews. Click here for a new one from CJ Leger.

And here are some highlights:

  • The creation of strange creatures and mythical environments is extremely creative and portrays a talented David Tollen with an imagination worthy of the silver screen. The book is also fast-paced and action-packed from start to finish
  • …a must read for history buffs everywhere who will receive great joy in coming across contextual adventures they’ll surely be familiar with.  

The book is The Jericho River, A Novel About the History of Western Civilization

A Chance to Win a Paperback Copy of The Jericho River

Happy New Year! Rockin’ Book Reviews, a great book site, is doing a contest/giveaway for a paperback copy of my book, The Jericho River, A Novel About the History of Western Civilization. It’s open to U.S. residents and runs until January 13, 2016. If you’d like to enter, click here and scroll down to the white giveaway box (“Physical Copy of The Jericho River”).

That same page has an author interview and a great review of the book, both by Lu Ann Worley.

Midwest Book Reviews x2

Here’s a first, as my publicist puts it. Midwest Book Reviews has done a second review of The Jericho River (for the second edition):

Impressively well written and an exceptionally entertaining read from beginning to end, “The Jericho River” is enhanced with the inclusion of twenty-six vivid historical illustrations and three maps. An inherently fascinating and absorbing novel, “The Jericho Review” is highly recommended and certain to be an enduringly popular addition to community and academic library original fiction collections.

(Click here to see the page.)

Beautiful New Cover for The Jericho River

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000035_00031]My book, The Jericho River, has a beautiful new cover. Romanian artist Andrei Bat has created an image that truly (finally) captures the book’s spirit.

The Jericho River is a novel that uses fantasy to teach the entire history of Western Civilization. It’s won multiple awards, including first place at the London Book Festival and the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. It’s a light, easy way to learn and a unique mind-game, as well as a story about family, adventure, and history. Continue reading “Beautiful New Cover for The Jericho River”