I’m not going to sugarcoat it. It’s the week before BEA, and I’m bat-guano crazy right now. But the book gods take pity on poor bookmakers and send us shiny new books when we need them most. Yesterday, |-1| came in and my copy got swept away before I could shoot it. I was able to pin down today’s gift from above, Blythe Woolston’s The Freak Observer:
And this one is concealing something beneath its jacket:
Free copy of The Freak Observer for the first commenter to correctly identify the little fellow on the cover beneath the jacket. If I ever get a tattoo, that’s going to be it.
* Train wreck sentence corrected. Doesn't anyone edit this thing?