Launch Party for “Into the Jungle,” Friday, May 31, 7pm, 2019

Please join me at Brookline Booksmith for a wild night in the rainforest! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! But have no fear, I’ll help you cope – with wine, gourmet pizza, and a slide show featuring the terrors and wonders of the most biodiverse place on earth – the Amazon rainforest. Oh yeah, and I might talk about my book a little too:)

The New York Times Book Review chose Into the Jungle as one of Seven Twisty Summer Thrillers!

Publishers Weekly names Into the Jungle as one of its “Big Summer Books” and gives it a starred review, calling it a “ferocious fever dream of a thriller…an alternately terrifying and exhilarating tale…”

Kirkus Reviews says: “A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest…The setting of Ferencik’s second female-driven adventure thriller is hair-raisingly vivid, replete with tarantulas, piranhas, jaguars, and electric eels….(this novel is) The closest thing to an actual hell ride you’ll ever experience (one hopes.) Thrilling, bloody, and ferocious.”

Click here for the full review

Reading and Slide Show, Into the Jungle, An Unlikely Story Bookstore and Cafe, Wednesday, June 5, 7pm

Please join me at the beloved, magical bookstore, Plainville’s treasure, An Unlikely Story, for a wild night in the rainforest! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! I’ll be sharing some slides featuring the terrors and wonders of the most biodiverse place on earth – the Amazon rainforest, all taken on a month-long research trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

The New York Times Book Review chose Into the Jungle as one of Seven Twisty Summer Thrillers!

Publishers Weekly names Into the Jungle as one of its “Big Summer Books” and gives it a starred review, calling it a “ferocious fever dream of a thriller…an alternately terrifying and exhilarating tale…”

Kirkus Reviews calls the book: “A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest…The setting of Ferencik’s second female-driven adventure thriller is hair-raisingly vivid, replete with tarantulas, piranhas, jaguars, and electric eels….(this novel is) The closest thing to an actual hell ride you’ll ever experience (one hopes.) Thrilling, bloody, and ferocious.”

Click here for the full Publisher’s Weekly review

 

 

Reading and Slide Show, Into the Jungle, Barnes & Noble, Framingham, Thursday, June 6, 7pm

Please join me for a wild night in the rainforest at Barnes & Noble in Framingham! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! I’ll be sharing some slides featuring the terrors and wonders of the most biodiverse place on earth – the Amazon rainforest, all taken on a month-long research trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

The New York Times Book Review chose Into the Jungle as one of Seven Twisty Summer Thrillers!

Publishers Weekly names Into the Jungle one of its “Big Summer Books” and gives it a starred review, calling it a “ferocious fever dream of a thriller…an alternately terrifying and exhilarating tale…”

Kirkus Reviews calls Into the Jungle: “A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest…The setting of Ferencik’s second female-driven adventure thriller is hair-raisingly vivid, replete with tarantulas, piranhas, jaguars, and electric eels….(this novel is) The closest thing to an actual hell ride you’ll ever experience (one hopes.) Thrilling, bloody, and ferocious.”

Reading and Slide Show, Into the Jungle, Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, Thursday, June 13, 7pm

Please join me for a wild night in the rainforest at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne in Portland, Oregon! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! I’ll be sharing some slides featuring the terrors and wonders of the most biodiverse place on earth – the Amazon rainforest, all taken on a month-long research trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

The New York Times Book Review chose Into the Jungle as one of Seven Twisty Summer Thrillers!

Publishers Weekly names Into the Jungle one of its “Big Summer Books” and gives it a starred review, calling it a “ferocious fever dream of a thriller…an alternately terrifying and exhilarating tale…”

Kirkus Reviews calls Into the Jungle: “A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest…The setting of Ferencik’s second female-driven adventure thriller is hair-raisingly vivid, replete with tarantulas, piranhas, jaguars, and electric eels….(this novel is) The closest thing to an actual hell ride you’ll ever experience (one hopes.) Thrilling, bloody, and ferocious.”

Click here for the entire Kirkus Review

 

Reading and Slide Show, Into the Jungle, Belmont Books, Thursday, June 20, 7pm

Please join me for a wild night in the rainforest at Belmont Books! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! I’ll be sharing some slides featuring the terrors and wonders of the most biodiverse place on earth – the Amazon rainforest, all taken on a month-long research trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

The New York Times Book Review chose Into the Jungle as one of Seven Twisty Summer Thrillers!

Publishers Weekly names Into the Jungle one of its “Big Summer Books” and gives it a starred review, calling it a “ferocious fever dream of a thriller…an alternately terrifying and exhilarating tale…”

Kirkus Reviews calls Into the Jungle: “A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest…The setting of Ferencik’s second female-driven adventure thriller is hair-raisingly vivid, replete with tarantulas, piranhas, jaguars, and electric eels….(this novel is) The closest thing to an actual hell ride you’ll ever experience (one hopes.) Thrilling, bloody, and ferocious.”

Reading and Slide Show for Into the Jungle, South End Library, June 25, 7pm

Please join me for a wild night in the rainforest at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! I’ll be sharing some slides featuring the terrors and wonders of the most biodiverse place on earth – the Amazon rainforest, all taken on a month-long research trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

The New York Times Book Review chose Into the Jungle as one of Seven Twisty Summer Thrillers!

Publishers Weekly names Into the Jungle one of its “Big Summer Books” and gives it a starred review, calling it a “ferocious fever dream of a thriller…an alternately terrifying and exhilarating tale…”

Kirkus Reviews calls Into the Jungle: “A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest…The setting of Ferencik’s second female-driven adventure thriller is hair-raisingly vivid, replete with tarantulas, piranhas, jaguars, and electric eels….(this novel is) The closest thing to an actual hell ride you’ll ever experience (one hopes.) Thrilling, bloody, and ferocious.”

Reading and Slide Show for Into the Jungle, June 26, 12-2 “Booked for Lunch,” Westwinds Bookshop

Please join me for a wild lunch-time trek through the rainforest at the Duxbury Senior Center, sponsored by the Westwinds Bookshop! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! I’ll be sharing some slides featuring the terrors and wonders of the most biodiverse place on earth – the Amazon rainforest, all taken on a month-long research trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

The New York Times Book Review chose Into the Jungle as one of Seven Twisty Summer Thrillers!

Publishers Weekly names Into the Jungle one of its “Big Summer Books” and gives it a starred review, calling it a “ferocious fever dream of a thriller…an alternately terrifying and exhilarating tale…”

Kirkus Reviews calls Into the Jungle: “A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest…The setting of Ferencik’s second female-driven adventure thriller is hair-raisingly vivid, replete with tarantulas, piranhas, jaguars, and electric eels….(this novel is) The closest thing to an actual hell ride you’ll ever experience (one hopes.) Thrilling, bloody, and ferocious.”

Reading and Slide Show for Into the Jungle, Appalachian Mountain Club’s Highland Center, June 29, 7:30pm

Please join me at the beautiful Appalachian Mountain Club’s Highland Center in Crawford Notch for a wild night in the rainforest! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! I’ll give a brief reading then a slide show from my month-long research trip to the Peruvian Amazon featuring the terrors and wonders of the most biodiverse place on earth – the Amazon rainforest.

The New York Times Book Review chose Into the Jungle as one of Seven Twisty Summer Thrillers!

Publishers Weekly names Into the Jungle as one of its “Big Summer Books” and gives it a starred review, calling it a “ferocious fever dream of a thriller…an alternately terrifying and exhilarating tale…”

Kirkus Reviews says: “A death-defying Bolivian adventure in the primordial forest…The setting of Ferencik’s second female-driven adventure thriller is hair-raisingly vivid, replete with tarantulas, piranhas, jaguars, and electric eels….(this novel is) The closest thing to an actual hell ride you’ll ever experience (one hopes.) Thrilling, bloody, and ferocious.”

 

Three Writers Perform Their New Work, Wedneday, Dec 5, 8-9:30pm

186 1/2 Cambridge Street, Outpost 186, Cambridge, 02139
suggested donation at the door $10

Join novelist Erica Ferencik, memoirist Judah Leblang, and humorist/novelist Randy Ross as they read from their upcoming books at the Outpost.

The reading will feature excerpts from Ferencik’s new thriller, “Into the Jungle,” one woman’s journey of survival in the Amazon; Leblang’s memoir, “Echoes of Jerry,” about his beloved deaf uncle and his adventures in the Deaf Community, and Ross’ “The Squid and the Spaceman,” a dark romantic comedy.

 

A Yanomami woman from the Brazilian rainforest