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Day #3 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days

Day #3 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days

Day #3 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days, featured in order of publication. After writing two nonfiction books, I switched to fiction. Time Is Irreverent is both hilarious and irreverent, and it introduced me to the concept of “review bombing.” Despite open-minded people loving the novel, conservative Christians (many who never even read […]

Day #2 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days

Day #2 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days

Day #2 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days, featured in order of publication. We continue with the four-time award-winning Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. “Join photographer extraordinaire Marty Essen and his intrepid wife Deb on their adventures through four Endangered Edens. You’ll be […]

Day #1 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days

Day #1 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days

Day #1 of Seven Marty Essen Books in Seven Days, featured in order of publication. We start with the six-time award-winning classic, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. “This is a wonderful book—a labor of love—that describes in soul-stirring language what it is like to live with the people, the animals, the birds, […]

Annie the black flying fox

Annie the black flying fox

Marty’s photo of the day #4725: Greetings again from Illinois! Here’s another photo from Around the World in 90 Minutes. This is Annie, a black flying fox, photographed at a flying fox rehabilitation and breeding facility in Queensland, Australia. I have one more college show before flying back to Montana. Here’s where I’m performing tonight: […]

Amazon outtake

Amazon outtake

Marty’s photo of the day #4202: This is an outtake from the photoshoot for the cover of my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. Yes, that is a real tailless whip scorpion on my forehead. They are mostly harmless, but having them crawl all over my face for the photoshoot tickled. […]

Hamster guts

Hamster guts

Since I became an author and college speaker, newspapers and magazines have published countless stories about my books and college shows, and that doesn’t include opinion pieces and articles I’ve written myself for those publications. I used to save physical copies of all those newspapers and magazines for posterity or something to read in my […]

Marty Essen signed book special!

Marty Essen signed book special!

Signed books make great holiday gifts! Beginning today, I am offering a signed book special. Here are the prices: Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents: $19.95 Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico: $19.95 Time Is Irreverent: $14.95 Time Is Irreverent 2: Jesus Christ, Not […]

Surprise! Surprise!

Surprise! Surprise!

Surprise! Surprise! “Time Is Irreverent 2: Jesus Christ, Not Again!” won’t be released until February 2, but preorders have already made it an Amazon #1 Hot New Release in Political Humor. If you’ve already preordered: THANK YOU! Here’s the preorder link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MZY6V1R

Sequel to Time Is Irreverent set for February!

Sequel to Time Is Irreverent set for February!

Yay! Last night—after thousands of hours of writing, entering editing, and proofing, proofing, proofing—I finished the sequel to my Amazon #1 Best Seller, Time Is Irreverent. The aptly named, Time Is Irreverent 2: Jesus Christ, Not Again! is scheduled for publication in February 2019. In Jesus Christ, Not Again! the timeline change Marty Mann and […]

Time Is Irreverent is now an audio book!

Time Is Irreverent is now an audio book!

  The audio book version of Time Is Irreverent is now available on Audible, iTunes, and Amazon! Perhaps someday Time Is Irreverent will become a movie. In the meantime, the audio book is the next best thing to seeing the adventures of Marty Mann, the Holy Smokin’ Hot Nellie, Chrissie, and Tina on the big […]

The audio book is here!

The audio book is here!

The audio book version of Time Is Irreverent is here! Perhaps someday Time Is Irreverent will become a movie. In the meantime, the audio book is the next best thing to seeing the adventures of Marty Mann, the Holy Smokin’ Hot Nellie, Chrissie, and Tina on the big screen. Narrating the novel is Michael Fell, […]

Time Is Irreverent is #1 in Parodies

Time Is Irreverent is #1 in Parodies

I’ve been working incredibly hard to push Time Is Irreverent up Amazon’s charts. Today the book reached Best Seller status for the first time in the United States. It’s now the #1 Best-Selling Parody! The novel is also #2 in LGBT Science Fiction, #2 in Humorous Science Fiction, and #3 in Political Humor, so I […]