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july/August 2018 PROMOtion


Look and listen. You only have two more months to power through that summer reading list and maybe that dense bestseller didn’t live up to the hype for you.

Give yourself a break, it is summer after all. Might we suggest some short stories that can be read anywhere, anytime?

Take 50% off (CHEAP! The heat must be getting to us . . .) these story collections that can be enjoyed poolside, fireside, roadside . . . anywhere! Use coupon code HEAT at checkout to save!

Quality Snacks by Andy Mozina
Garden for the Blind by Kelly Fordon
Know the Mother by Desiree Cooper
Bob Segers House and Other Stories edited by M.L. Liebler and Michael Delp
The Goat Fish and the Lover’s Knot by Jack Driscoll
Making Callaloo in Detroit by Lolita Hernandez

Speaking of hot dogs! Grab one off the grill on National Hot Dog Day (July 18th) and settle back into your lawn chair with Joe Grimm and Katherine Yung’s Coney Detroit -- ½ off until August 31st, with coupon code HEAT. And don’t worry about getting mustard on the pages because we already beat you to the punch.

Psst hot dogs making you thirsty? Pre-order a nice cold Faygo Book!

Tumblr discount! Save 25% on staff favorites! 

Have you been following our #WSUPShelfTalkers on Tumblr? We are spreading the word on staff favorite WSUP titles all year long. Some of us recalled a funny story that happened during production of a particular title, some of us forged great friendships with the authors of the books we’ve published, and some just found the exact right thing to read at the exact right time we needed it. We want to share these and other stories with you. Visit our blog on Tumblr to see everyone's picks! As an added bonus, take 25% off of any of the staff picks with the code TMBL at checkout.