A Life of Books: Dawn Winter, author of Sedating Elaine

A Life of Books: Dawn Winter, author of Sedating Elaine

Dawn Winter has written one of the most funny and sexy books in recent memory. The Essex-based writer studied literature at University and Sedating Elaine is her first novel.

The book is a sharply dressed novel filled with humor as it follows a woman who wants to sedate her girlfriend in a hair-brained scheme that rivals Weekend and Bernie’s. Debutiful asked Dawn Winter to answer the recurring A Life of Books questionnaire so readers can get to know her better.

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Going Gothic (Novel) with Kit Mayquist and Tripping Arcadia

Going Gothic (Novel) with Kit Mayquist and Tripping Arcadia

Kit Mayquist’s novel, Tripping Arcadia, has “A Gothic Novel” smack dab on the cover. Many readers tend to assume one thing or another about what a Gothic novel is, so Debutiful decided to dig a little deeper with Mayquist to understand truly what Tripping Arcadia was all about.

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Don’t Say Ariel Delgado Dixon Didn’t Warn You

Don’t Say Ariel Delgado Dixon Didn’t Warn You

Ariel Delgado Dixon is a Philadelphia-based writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications including Kenyon Review, O: The Oprah Magazine, The Mississippi Review, and The Greensboro Review. Her debut book, Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You, is about sisters who go through hell and fight to get their lives back. It’s a sharp, beautiful novel readers won’t be able to put down.

Debutiful corresponded with the author via email about familial bonds, teenage hormones, atmosphere, and more!

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A Life of Books with Kai Harris, author of What the Fireflies Knew

A Life of Books with Kai Harris, author of What the Fireflies Knew

Kai Harris has written a book that was pitched for fans of Jesmyn Ward. That’s a tall order to stand up to and, by golly, she did it. In What the Fireflies Knew, Harris follows KB and Nia as they are sent to live with their grandfather after their father overdoses. The coming-of-age book is soft where it needs to be but it doesn’t pull punches. KB is a character readers soon won’t forget.

Kai Harris answered the Debutiful “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers can get to know her.

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