Random Notes

Pepperland wins Independent Publishers Award

June 3, 2014

Yes, indeed, Pepperland takes an IPPY – a Silver Medal in the Independent Publishers Book Awards, Great Lakes, Best Fiction category!  Cool.

Pepperland is Number 9 at Eagle Harbor Books, Seattle…

May 21, 2014

Number 9, number 9 number 9.   

Pepperland In Concert…


Pepperland, live at Eagle River Books, Bainbridge Island, WA, May 15, 2014. This is a short (rather raw) cut from Pepper’s psychedelic night journey (that self-indulgent 3 record set) towards the end of the book. This one’s called “On a Bend in the River.” Don’t worry, there’s no long drum solo…        

Everything’s Rock ‘n’ Roll…

March 9, 2014
The Guts - Roddy Doyle

The Guts By Roddy Doyle Viking (This review was originally published in The Washington Independent Review of Books on February 18, 2014.) So, Roddy Doyle. Another venerable Irishman with the gift of gab, a fine writer who charmed the hell out his readers with his first novel, The Commitments (1989), a tale of the passion inspired by […]

Pepperland – a Boswell Book Company Bestseller of 2013

January 1, 2014
Boswell logo

Yes indeed, Pepperland is number 17 on the paperback fiction list of 2013!  It’s fun, it’s exciting, it rocks, it’s educational, it’s part of a healthy breakfast! Read it! Tell your friends!