A Few Bad Decisions
Kim Kovach’s short stories range from humor to tragedy. In this debut collection, her original voice and lively writing style invite the reader to explore the tenuous relationships between spouses, neighbors, co-workers, and friends. The quirky, sad, flawed and individual characters will be remembered long after each story has been read. This collection includes the novella, Lake House.
A Few Bad Decisions have been made by:
-The upstairs tenant who teaches polka classes and follows the careers of serial killers;
-Two friends waiting for hours in the emergency room;
-A young couple whose lives are on display in the pages of a small town newspaper;
-The new neighbors from hell who disrupt a woman’s quiet summer;
-Manhattan singles in a weekend share house in the Berkshires.
KIM KOVACH is a writer, teacher, gardener, chef, hiker, and vegetarian who is often tired but seldom bored. She lives in South Salem, NY. ($16 plus s&h)
Welcome to East Vertigo! It’s a beautiful town with chirping crickets, a turquoise blue lake, a rainbow arch in the sky, and a fabulous Italian restaurant. But things are not always as they appear.
Middle school students, Jackson and Phoebe, have to survive school bus bullies, toxic nail polish and after school activities while investigating the history of their town and tales of a giant lake creature.
Portly middle school math teacher, Mr. Ravioli, needs more than patience to survive his frustrating days in the classroom and his lonely social life.
Self-proclaimed music and dance teacher, Cowgirl Sally, is hiding a few secrets.
East Vertigo is a beautiful place to live. It just takes a little magic, a bit of luck and a lot of creativity to survive it.
Kim Kovach is the author of six books of fiction including Welcome to Appletown! and DON’T EAT THAT! She teaches creative writing for elementary and middle school students. Ms. Kovach is also a children’s librarian. ($10 plus s&h)
Welcome to Appletown!
Growing up with three brothers, three dogs, two rabbits, a hamster, and an orange and white cat, Jimmy felt like he was lost in the crowd. Moving to a new town and a new school made him feel like a fish out of water. Jimmy just wanted to be famous for doing something special. But what?
-A new talent?
-A side business?
Welcome to Appletown! Join Jimmy as he tries some unusual ways to stand out from the crowd in this humorous slice of small town life.
KIM KOVACH teaches creative writing classes for elementary and middle school students. She is the author of DON’T EAT THAT! a fictional account of mischief, magic and odd behavior, as well as two chapter books about a groundhog named Kitchawan Kenny, and a collection of short stories. Ms. Kovach is also a children’s librarian. ($10 plus s&h)
DON’T EAT THAT!
PSST…Got a few minutes? You have to read this book!
Matt, Katie and Jackson live in the small town of East Vertigo. In these darkly humorous eyewitness accounts of mischief, magic and odd behavior, you’ll see that life doesn’t always go smoothly for Katie, Matt and Jackson. Bad for them, funny for you!
Read DON’T EAT THAT! to find out about:
-A weird sleep-away camp
-An unusual part-time job
-A magician who wears pajamas
-A great-grandma who likes to spit
Kim Kovach teaches creative writing classes for elementary and middles school students, as well as fiction writing workshops for adults. Ms. Kovach is the author of two children’s chapter books about a groundhog named Kitchawan Kenny and a collection of short stories. She is also a children’s librarian. ($10 plus s&h)
Kitchawan Kenny and the Summer Garden Mysteries
When groundhog Kitchawan Kenny emerges from his burrow on that first spring morning, he has no idea of the adventures that await. Joined by Buster the riddle-telling squirrel, Chippy the chipmunk, and a cat named Paprika, the animals face danger, adventure, a stranger, and a mystery or two as they live and play on the edge of the woods.
Kitchawan Kenny and the Summer Garden Mysteries follows the woodland characters from The Adventures of Kitchawan Kenny and Friends.
Author Kim Kovach teaches creative writing and shares her love of reading and writing with children in schools and libraries. She is inspired by the animals in her yard in South Salem, NY.
Illustrator Sandra M. Kovach is a mixed media artist and a member of the National League of American Pen Women. She is a designer who inspires creativity in others. ($9.99 plus s&h)
The Adventures of Kitchawan Kenny and Friends
Kitchawan Kenny is an expert builder, a loyal friend and a helpful problem solver. He’s also a groundhog. Meet Kenny and his friends who live, work and play on the edge of the woods.
Buster, the riddle-telling squirrel; Dawny, the singing fawn; the five mouse sisters; Chippy, the chipmunk; and a cat named Paprika all share in the outdoor adventures.
Kim Kovach is a writer and teacher who enjoys observing the woodland animals in her back yard in South Salem, NY.
Sandra M. Kovach is an artist and illustrator who works in mixed media. Both mother and daughter enjoyed working on this project. ($8.99 plus s&h)
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