Monthly Archives: August 2008

Fuller on blog radio

I will be interviewed on IJustFinished.com tomorrow morning, 8 am Pacific time.  This is blogtalkradio and we will be discussing SWEETSMOKE (ahem, obviously).  It will be live, and I’ll try not to muck it up. 

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Meet me at Borders Westwood, September 10th, Wednesday, at 7 pm. 

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Review from IJustFinished.com

Title: Sweetsmoke Author: David FullerRating: (5) Review by: MissPerf ISBN 978-1-4013-2331-8 Sweetsmoke is the Virginia tobacco plantation where slave Cassius is born and raised. The time is 1862, early in the Civil War and, so far, the South is winning. … Continue reading

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Erin Montague review

This is an exceptional novel . Can I give more than five stars? Can I give ten? May I please offer twenty! This book has held me for the last several days in suspense, fear, anger, humor and yes despite … Continue reading

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Borders Westwood — Wednesday, September 10th, at 7 pm.  Signing and discussion.  Got that, Heather? 

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Response to a review

Although I rarely respond aloud to reviews, a rather good recent post took issue with a number of things in the novel that seemed, to the reviewer, to be a stretch.  I would like to respond, as the reviewer was … Continue reading

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Borders Westwood 7 pm Sept 10

I will be at Borders Westwood to discuss and sign copies of SWEETSMOKE on Wednesday September 10th at 7 pm.  Come on by! 

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Publisher’s Weekly – Galley Talk

Galley Talk: Sweetsmoke by David Fuller Ernesto Martinez, buyer of African-American titles, Borders & Waldenbooks – Publishers Weekly, 8/25/2008 David Fuller’s fascinating debut novel, Sweetsmoke [Hyperion, Sept.], is an admirable historical—yet somehow personal—investigation into the horrors of slavery during the … Continue reading

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Review by Phyllis Rhodes

Great Historical Fiction!, August 23, 2008 By Phyllis Rhodes (Orlando, FL USA) Customer review from the Amazon Vine™ Program (What’s this?) The advanced praise and publisher’s accolades for Sweetsmoke are not unwarranted. David Fuller has penned a rich, full-bodied story … Continue reading

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Review by J.C. Montgomery

I will be at Borders Westwood Sept 10, 7pm for discussion and signing. August 23, 2008 Review: Sweetsmoke by David Fuller Sweetsmoke, David Fuller, 2008 Historical Fiction, 309 pages Hyperion Books, ARC Edition Synopsis taken from the author’s website: The … Continue reading

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