April Signings & Talks

baleholdphoenixFriday, April 20, 2018
J.R. Bale will speak and sign books at the Porch Club in Riverton, NJ, along with authors, Donna Marie Nowak, Janet Benton and columnist Sally Friedman. The event begins at 7 PM. Learn more at theporchclub.org.

Sunday, April 22, 2018
J.R. Bale will be signing books and talking to readers at the Stirling Street Fair, Main Street, Stirling, NJ.

Book Launch Announcement

J.R. Bale’s second novel, Cognition Chronicles: The Redstone Legacy, is now available for sale. Unlike his first novel, Phoenix in the Middle of the Road, this one is a science fiction story. The book examines issues such as identity, reality, artificial intelligence and the soul itself in a series of interconnected stories.

Cognition Chronicles is available in paperback and ebook.

Summer Appearances

Upcoming public Appearances by J.R. Bale:

  • 6/10/2017 – Parkfest 
    11 AM to 6 PM
    Bread Lock Park, 2627 Route 57
    Stewartsville, NJ
  • 6/11/2017 – BookNJ
    Paramus Public Library
    116 E. Century Road
    Paramus, NJ 07652
  • 8/3/2017 – New Providence Book Club
    7 PM , New Providence Library, Conti Room
    377 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974
  • 9/16/2017 – New Providence Book Festival
    Grounds of the Salt Box Museum
    1350 Springfield Avenue
    New Providence, NJ 07974

J.R. Bale to Appear at Norwood Book Festival

Norwood-LogoOn May 14, 2016, J.R. Bale will be a panelist at the Norwood Book Festival at the Norwood Library and grounds in Norwood, NJ. The topic for J.R. and his fellow panelist will be “Getting Down to Business: the Publishing Industry.”  His fellow panelist include L.G. O’Connor, Nancy Viau and Andy Rose.

J.R. will also do a signing for his novel, Phoenix in the Middle of the Road.

Click here for more information about the Norwood Book Festival, including other panels and readings. The festival has been organized by Dylann Rhea.

“Phoenix” is Now an Amazon Bestseller

As of March 17, 2016, Phoenix in the Middle of the Road is an Amazon Bestseller, rating as the Number 2 most downloaded book in the political fiction and political thriller categories. The novel follows congressional candidate David Grant into the jungle of Washington corruption and manipulation, ultimately leading to  a showdown that will change Grant’s life and the country forever. This novel is available in both Kindle and paperback.