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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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Chess Not Checkers by Tony Lindsay

NationwideChess Not Checkers by Tony Lindsay is a teen novel with adult adventures and situations. The novel’s thrills happen in both urban and rural environments.

A twenty-year-old, Thaddeus Adams, is looking back to when he was a self-described “nerd” who stood up to a brutal bully, Earl Jacobson. The bully is gang-affiliated and heartless, and he adds layers of difficulties to Thaddeus’ life that no teen should have to endure.

The challenges require strategic planning which shears off layers of Thaddeus’ nerd qualities. At times, we see Thaddeus knocked flat on his back, and at other times we see him standing strong with confidence; he learns to depend on family, community, and friends to survive. Chess Not Checkers is sure to become a teen classic.

The book is published by Golden Butterfly Publishing is an independent small press started in 2008 whose motto is “Enhancing children’s unique creativity”.

Book Details:
Chess not Checkers
by Tony Lindsay
Golden Butterfly Publishing
Genre: Fiction – Teen
Trade paperback
ISBN: 9798588755139

About the Author
Tony Lindsay has written four teen and young adult books: two short story collections Fat from Papa’s Head and Almost Grown, along with two novels A Mama’s Girl (Daybreak Jones) and Chess not Checkers. Tony has also been published by YA/Teen magazine Cicada.

For press inquiries, contact authortonylindsay@gmail.com

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