Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Mark Budman writes about The Shape-Shifter’s Guide to Time Travel, his novel published by Black Rose Writing.

If The Shape-Shifter’s Guide to Time Travel were melting snow, it will come back again the very next day because it’s as stubborn as its immigrant author.

If it were the smartphone belonging to The Shape-Shifter’s Guide to Time Travel’s author, it would be so smart that it would not just get The MacArthur Genius Grant, but also share it with the owner, publisher and the publicity girl.  

If The Shape-Shifter’s Guide to Time Travel were a shape-shifter1 like one of its protagonists, it would turn itself into a paperback book for everyone who bought a Kindle copy, into hardcover for everyone

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