LISTS

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THE BOBCAT on the Center for Fiction's 2019 First Novel Prize Longlist

THE BOBCAT picked for Ms. Magazine's Reads for the Rest of Us

https://msmagazine.com/2019/06/03/june-2019-reads-for-the-rest-of-us/


"I want to amplify amazing works by writers who are women, womxn, Black, Indigenous, Latinx, APIA, international, LGBIA+, TGNC, queer, disabled, fat, immigrant, Muslim, neurodivergent, sex-positive or of other historically marginalized identities—you know, the rest of us; and I want to challenge and encourage you all to buy, borrow, and read them!"


THE BOBCAT's an Indie Pick

Lori Hettler is the founder and moderator of The Next Best Book Club, one of the most popular groups on Goodreads.

https://www.goodreads.com/blog/show/1584-31-new-upcoming-indie-book-picks-from-a-top-goodreads-reviewer


THE BOBCAT made the Richland Library's Must Read List

REVIEWS

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THE BOBCAT in Dartmouth Alumni Magazine

"Melville had his whale, Faulkner his bear, and Forbes-Riley’s debut novel has at its symbolic center a bobcat. And not just any feline predator. Her cat limps, having been shot in the leg by a hunter. Belly distended, she is about to give birth. In this tightly crafted magical realism novel, she is pregnant, not just with kittens, but with meaning."


https://dartmouthalumnimagazine.com/articles/alumni-books-35


https://dartmouthalumnimagazine.com/articles/river-fear



THE BOBCAT in The Brattleboro Reformer

     “Riley is newly arrived, but shows every sign she will join Vermont's outstanding contemporary authors.


https://www.reformer.com/stories/bookmarks-two-surreal-novels-for-summer-reading,582438#top-carousel



THE BOBCAT on Seven Days VT

     "Riley's prose sparkles and cracks with its own kind of power. Like a visit to the den of the titular bobcat, her novel makes us feel like we've witnessed something private, untamed and perhaps a little sacred."


https://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/quick-lit-book-review-the-bobcat-by-katherine-forbes-riley/Content?oid=28056865



EVENTS

THE BOBCAT Launch Party: 7pm, June 5, 2019

Norwich Bookstore

Please come and celebrate at the Norwich Bookstore, Norwich, VT, 802-649-1114. Please RSVP for seats: info@norwichbookstore.com

THE BOBCAT at BigTown Art Gallery: July 28, 2019

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Please join THE BOBCAT at the BigTown Art Gallery's Summer Reading Series, Rochester, VT.  info@bigtowngallery.com

THE BOBCAT at Belmont Books: July 31, 2019

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Please join THE BOBCAT in Boston! 

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info@belmontbooks.com

THE BOBCAT at Shakespeare and Co.: August 8, 2019

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Please join THE BOBCAT in NYC!

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info@shakeandco.com

THE BOBCAT at Howe Library: January 11, 2020

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THE BOBCAT loves libaries: 

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