15 August 2013



The world of Kicks Books moves lightnin' quick. This blog aims to keep readers hep to all happenings in Kicksworld. This week, as we approach the summer season's blue full moon, pronouncements abound. Read on to learn the details... Kicks Kindle Editions launch August 20 with Kim Fowley's  LORD OF GARBAGE... ebook versions of Sun Ra's THIS PLANET IS DOOMED, Harlan Ellison's PULLING AN TRAIN and GETTING IN THE WIND, plus Andre Williams' SWEETS follow within milliseconds of the great GARBAGE upload... the word shall be spread by all means available... meanwhile, GONE MAN SQUARED by Britain's teen king Beat poet '58, Royston Ellis, will be the first Kicks Book to see release in simultaneous print and electronic editions. GONE MAN SQUARED appears in three different print editions-- as our traditional "hip pocket paperback", in a first-time ever dustjacketed paperback, and in a boxed, numbered special edition for which Royston has signed the limited dustjackets. As you all by now know, each Kicks Book enjoys a signature promotional fragrance. RAVE is the "World's First Beat Perfume". It is a poetic concoction packaged in a presentation box with an individual antique typewriter key as a nod to the paperback cover, which shows a young Royston Ellis banging away at his typewriter... you should know that RAVE was the title of our hero's second book, originally published in 1960, and seeing print again here for the first time in history... before summer's end, we shall present BENZEDRINE HIGHWAY by Charles Plymell...  the hip pocketing of America occurs when Kicks Books delivers the earliest blasts from C.P... beat legend and true original... watch for it... now, dig deep into the the world of Kicks Books... latch onto all versions of and editions of the books and parfum HERE!