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Children’s book author Diana Aleksandrova turns her struggles to become pregnant into children’s book bringing solace and hope to others

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 30, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Diana Aleksandrova has always wanted to be a mom, but after years of trying to become pregnant, that dream hasn’t come true yet. Inspired by her struggles and the legend about the storks bringing the babies, she writes “The Lazy Stork” (ISBN: 978-1953118264; May 2023; Dedoni).

The California Crime Writers Conference is back

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After going virtual in 2021 due to the pandemic, the California Crime Writers Conference (CCWC) is back with an in-person, two-day event to be held June 10-11, 2023 at the Hilton Los Angeles (Culver City). This premier conference offers panels and workshops on craft and the business of writing as well as opportunities for manuscript consultations and professional headshots at modest prices.

Sisters-in-Crime Los Angeles debuts new anthology, ‘ENTERTAINMENT TO DIE FOR’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sisters in Crime Los Angeles (SinC/LA) has announced the release of their new anthology, “Entertainment to Die For” (ISBN: 978-1970181388), with an introduction by award-winning novelist Sara Paretsky. Contributors to SinC/LA’s “Entertainment to Die For” include a lineup of mystery writers from southern California, Arizona, and Hawaii.

Activist Writer Exposes Inhumane Slaughter of Dolphins in New Book: The American Outsider

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, “The American Outsider” (ISBN: 978-0977978038), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released January 23, 2023. It’s a story about the inhumane slaughter and torture of dolphins in Taiji, Japan, and addresses the complex nature of the Japanese culture. It’s written for anyone who cares about animal welfare and who hopes to make a difference.

Come grow with us as Triple Finale’s Short Story Audiobook Authors create fast moving storylines with a triple-ending twist

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Triple Finale L.L.C. has added an exhilarating twist to short stories as a form of entertainment, by developing a virtual platform for fast-paced trilogies. We offer an audiobook/eBook marketplace platform where individuals sell their triple-ending short stories online to generate extra income.

Friends for Infinity: The Detective John Hollis Series – A contemporary mystery novel seeking the ‘why’ instead of the ‘who’

PICKERING, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In Jennifer Gellel’s current “why-done-it” novel, “Friends for Infinity: The Detective John Hollis Series” (ISBN: 978-0228879626; August, 2022), after a woman turns up dead in a local children’s park, Detective John Hollis is quick to arrest the killer after a resident confesses, but he struggles to understand why this unlikely suspect has committed such a heinous crime.

Legacy Launch Pad Podcast Changes Podcast Name to ‘On Good Authority’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing announced today that it is updating its publishing podcast name to “On Good Authority: Publishing the Book that Will Build Your Business.” The podcast, which has been named one of the best publishing podcasts by LA Weekly, Feedburner and Kindlepreneur, among others, has long been hosted by Launch Pad founder and New York Times bestselling author Anna David.

Author and Entrepreneur Tam MacPhee launches a new book and podcast

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Canada, Jan. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrepreneur and author Tam MacPhee bares her soul in “From Under A Rock” (ISBN: 978-0228876076; Nov., 2022), a heartfelt memoir with which she shares her deepest memories. The book is already a hit, reaching the Amazon Best Sellers rank of #66 in Women’s Biographies on the Kindle Store. The ambitious author has also launched a new podcast and continues to offer life coaching services.

Surf is definitely up in Stefan Piccione’s new children’s book

MYSTIC, Conn., Jan. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Surfing Mouse” (ISBN: 978-0228872313; Oct., 2022) is a new children’s story about a brave young mouse who overcomes his fear of surfing big waves. Everyone’s afraid of something, which is why author Stefan Piccione wanted to show audiences how determination, strength, and a strong belief in yourself can help you overcome your fears and achieve your goals.

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Hybrid Family Memoir/Political Science Book That Warns Against Political Polarization

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to release “Addictive Ideologies: Finding Meaning and Agency when Politics Fail You” (ISBN: 978-1956955491 (ebook); 978-1956955477 (paperback), 978-1956955484 (hardback)) the first book by life partners Dr. Emily Bashah and former Phoenix, Arizona mayor Paul E. Johnson.

‘Missing From Me’ chronicles a family’s experiences searching for a missing child, being left without closure, and continuing to look for answers

EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heather Shtuka and her family lived a normal life until their eldest son Ryan Shtuka tragically disappeared one night after attending a house party. “Missing From Me” (ISBN: 978-0228880295; Nov., 2022) details their harrowing journey to find answers.

A Magical Gnome makes his way to earth – just in time for Christmas!

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magic is everywhere, you just have to believe. Follow Edy the gnome on his whimsical adventures in the human world, while he tries to save the last Golden Believer left on earth. “My Magical Gnome” (ISBN: 978-0228860136; Dec., 2022) by author Monika Blichar is a delightful storybook that can be enjoyed by the young and old alike!

Children of Dolores F. Kurzeka Honor Her by Publishing Her Book ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ After Her Passing

MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The family of author Dolores F. Kurzeka is thrilled to announce the release of “Our Walk with Grandma” (ISBN: 978-1039145450, FriesenPress), her long-awaited children’s picture book about the beauty of family and nature. Written 20 years ago, Kurzeka was unable to find an illustrator before her passing. Her children continued the search and found the perfect illustrator Nichole Monahan, and brought the book to market to make their mom’s dream of publication come true.

A Tiny Angel finds her true purpose just in time for Christmas

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada, Dec. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John & Julie Stirling share their family tradition with the world in the new children’s book “The Tiny Angel” (ISBN: 978-0228860723). Originally, John Stirling created the story of “The Tiny Angel” in the 1970s for his children and future grandchildren. He believed people could obtain their goals in life by having the courage, support, and to have faith that they can.

Designer John Robert Wiltgen Beats the Odds: ‘The Candy in My Pocket’ – An Inspirational Memoir About Designing Your Best Life

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With holiday shopping just around the corner, John Robert Wiltgen’s riveting memoir “The Candy in My Pocket” (ISBN: 979-8986007007), is now available for the gift giving season. As a type 1 diabetic for more than 55 years, Wiltgen has been a successful business owner and now author whose memoir describes his journey of finding joy and success amidst a life riddled with obstacles and despair due to insulin-dependent diabetes.

New Book, ‘The Power of the Pen,’ Gives Insights into the World of Handwriting Analysis

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With its first-ever published book, “The Power of the Pen: from the unconscious to the conscious” (ISBN: 978-1970181340), The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) showcases 23 unique perspectives on handwriting analysis and its modern uses. Each essay is penned by a respected handwriting analyst and explores topics such as handwriting research in the digital age, human resources, the effects of medication on handwriting, genealogy, deception, signature analysis, psychology, and so much more.

‘Achieving Life Satisfaction Is Our Ultimate Goal’ – Personal Development Writer Releases Inspiring Book On Finding Your Purpose

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An inspiring story about finding your purpose and achieving happiness by tapping into three spheres: personal growth, family values, and career focus, “For A Better Chance At Life: Achieving Life Satisfaction” (ISBN: 978-0228880103; Tellwell Publishing) is a personal development novel by author Jonathan J. Woolverton.

Publishers Newswire announces annual Books to Bookmark List for Dec. 2022 – 10 Great Reads You’ve Likely Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual “books to bookmark” list of 10 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published in 2022. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

A Threat Is Coming – Only He Can Stop It: Fantasy Writer Releases Thrilling Tale Of Heroes and Foes in ‘Beginning of Arrogance’

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A fantastical story set in a world where paladins are heroes and the champions of the gods finds itself in the shadow of a looming threat. Their only choice? To rely on the services of an uneducated, incapable and stubborn paladin named Krell, whose adventures we follow in the fantasy novel “Beginning of Arrogance” (ISBN: 978-0228868668; Tellwell) by Bryan Cole.

In ‘Last Chance’ a rocket full of misfits hurls towards a new planet, as toilet humor is thrust into the outer reaches of the galaxy

SYDNEY, New South Wales, Nov. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Last Chance: A Future Apocalypse Caught in a Trilogy” by Darren E. Watling (ISBN: 978-0228882879; released Oct., 2022) is a quirky look at earth’s final hours. The best and brightest are sent to colonize a more stable planet as earth meets its untimely demise. However a Plan B rocket contains a motley crew who could be described as “wildcards” at best.

‘My Spouse, My Friend’ – Educator and counselor writes from a faith perspective to give a crash course on marital relations

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alberta, Nov. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “My Spouse, My Friend” (ISBN: 978-0228842859) is a must-have book for couples, newlyweds, those long in love, and engaged. A crash course on married life by author Ingiete Oyama, the book is a guide to navigating questions about marriage and finding answers.

A chaotic blend of love, betrayal, and the need for human connection

TORONTO, Ontario, Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In Yvonne Van Lankveld’s current novel “The Park Street Secrets” (ISBN: 978-0228869252; released Sept., 2022), new neighbors move into a historic government building and classic film location on Park Street in Niagara Falls Canada. The building was featured in the film noir “Niagara” starring Marilyn Monroe.

New book celebrates the magic of adoption and diversity through creative storytelling

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, is a creative producer and author. His new book release, “Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale” (ISBN: 979-8986768014), was inspired by a true story – his own story – and celebrates diverse families made complete through adoption. It’s scheduled to be released during National Adoption Month on November 19, National Adoption Day.

A new book illuminating the real life impacts of depression and anxiety through an evocative fictional narrative

VANCOUVER, B.C., Nov. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Paul G. Swingle’s new novel “Silhouette” (ISBN: 979-8545559596; released Aug., 2022) delivers a brilliant and deceptively simple story, giving us insight into the hearts of two lonely souls. They gaze at each other from a distance, dreaming of forming a bond. Will their fears, depression, and anxiety prevent them from connecting?

Author Graham Jules Writes First Screenplay to be Illustrated by Artificial Intelligence

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We’ve all seen movies like “The Terminator” where artificial intelligent machines rise to take over the world with catastrophic consequences. But what is the reality of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the creative arts? Entrepreneur and writer Graham Jules has already utilised the technology in creating his illustrated screenplay, “Virtual Heaven (Back to Reality),” PUW Media Ltd (Pop Up World) announced today.

Children’s author releases latest in ‘Glad to Do It!’ series about first responders

POMFRET, Md., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — J2B Publishing announces the release of “Uncle Rocky – Fireman #10 – Ice Rescue” (ISBN: 978-1954682160), authored by James Burd Brewster. It’s the 10th Uncle Rocky – Fireman book in the “Glad to do it!” children’s series and is illustrated for kids aged 3-7. The series honors first responders by retelling true-life emergency response stories through the eyes of its characters: Uncle Rocky – Fireman, Officers Jack and Kate and EMT Morales.

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Guidebook to Achieving Financial Security by Dan Nicholson

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing has released “RIGGING THE GAME: How to Achieve Financial Certainty, Navigate Risk and Make Money on Your Own Terms” (ISBN: 978-1956955439 paperback), written by Dan Nicholson. In “RIGGING THE GAME,” Nicholson reveals why some entrepreneurs seem to always win while others routinely fail. (Spoiler alert: it’s not luck.)

First Novel the Story of a Boy Who Takes a Risky Dare to Prove Himself

MILTON, Del., Oct. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veteran financial author Robert Stowe England announced today the release of his debut novel, “A Secret Revealed” (ISBN 978-1954682351), published by J2B Publishing. It tells the story of Dean Farley, a young boy growing up in post-World War II America trying to gain confidence in himself by earning the respect of his parents and peers.

New Book, ‘Avoiding Swindlers’ by Al Rosen

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business and Investing Book “Avoiding Swindlers” (ISBN: 978-0228881179) by Canadian author Al Rosen, is a book full of warnings based on true events. Investors lose multi-millions of dollars to financial tricksters. Many Americans and Canadians do not understand accounting loopholes that allow companies to speculatively and dishonestly inflate profits to obtain investments and loans they would not otherwise qualify for.

Memoir ‘Stigmatized: A Hero’s Journey’ Debunks Cannabis Myths, serves as an Inspiring look into one nurse’s experience of discovering her super power

BALTIMORE, Md., Sept. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founder of Cannabis Nursing Solutions, Nurse and Author Ashley Wynn-Grimes, RN, has announced the release of her new memoir, “Stigmatized: A hero’s Journey” (ISBN: 978-1637903476). The book highlights the stereotypes surrounding medical cannabis for patients within the cannabis community.

Death Row Resident Reveals Poignant Childhood Trauma – Compassion Prison Project Interviews author Jarvis Jay Masters

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Compassion Prison Project Founder and Compassion in Action podcast host, Fritzi Horstman, has released a riveting, in-depth interview with San Quentin death row resident and author, Jarvis Jay Masters, author of “That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row.” Oprah Winfrey has recently selected “That Bird Has My Wings” as her latest pick for Oprah’s Book Club.

Healing addiction and illness through writing: ‘Silently Said’ by author Diana Lee

CUDWORTH, Saskatchewan, Aug. 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A harrowing story of painful illness and the damage alcoholism has on a family, “Silently Said: A Journey Through Illness and Addiction” (ISBN: 978-0228811848) is the first in the new “Silence” series by Diana Lee.

Kauai Humane Society to be the Beneficiary of Children’s Sing-along Book Sales

LA JOLLA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s sing-along book author and vocalist Bridget Burton will donate $5 from every book bundle sale to the Kauai Humane Society (KHS), starting August 22, 2022. A special “give back” page on the book’s website will keep track of purchases of “Annie Kai Lani Kai Lou: Kauai’s Beloved Pup” (ISBN: 978-0996216050) hard cover print and companion digital version bundle.

New Children’s Book Embraces the Bond of Parents and Child Through Life and Death

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With an aim to help families begin to heal after the terrible loss of a child, “ScootieToots and the Feathers From Heaven: A Family Healing Book” (ISBN: 978-0228866862) by Audri B. Cabness is a whimsical children’s story with a powerful message that offers families an uplifting vantage point, at any point in their healing process, from which they are given the opportunity to begin to pivot from despair to serenity.

New Memoir on Picasso Makes a Number of Extraordinary Claims

CHATEAUGUAY, Quebec, Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It would appear that Picasso and his famous model, Marie-Thérèse Walter, both went to their graves during the seventies with a rather ominous secret on their conscience, according to Marc Poissant, author of the new memoir, “Picasso and Marie-Thérèse Walter: The Censored Story” (ISBN: 978-0228879718).

Hit Psychology Book Gets Updated Edition

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Calm & Sense: A Woman’s Guide to Living Anxiety Free,” the hit novel by psychologist Wendy Leeds (Calm Day Publishing, ISBN 978-0999901526), has an updated edition out with new updated studies and information. In honor of the new edition, there will be a limited time sale on the ebook version of the book across platforms.

New Financial Literacy Book – A Playbook for Financial Success

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Lifestyle” (ISBN: 978-1667832098), written by Larry Szeliga and published by MYOB Publishing, is a financial literacy book that offers a fresh new solution to an age-old problem. It’s not a book about how to get rich fast or how to make a million dollars, but rather a book that recounts the author’s road to financial health.

Teen Social Entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s Cookbook ‘Michaels Desserts’ to Launch Our Tomorrow Series, Fall 2022

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixteen-year-old social entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s highly anticipated cookbook “Michaels Desserts” (Mixed Media Resources; Paperback/eBook; On Sale: Nov. 1, 2022; $19.95; ISBN: 978-1684620470) will be the first title in the Our Tomorrow series published by Mixed Media Resources LLC. The food justice advocate will make his literary debut as the first of four authors in a groundbreaking series created to amplify the voices of teen activists using their gifts to make the world a better place.

Son Of Canada’s Youngest Master Mariner Shares His Father’s Thrilling Adventures in Debut Novel

CARBONEAR, Newfoundland, July 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The life and adventures of one of Canada’s unknown heroes is brought to life in Philip Earle’s debut novel, “I’ll Go the Length of Meself: The Story of Newfoundland’s Daring Rascal, Captain Guy Earle, North America’s Youngest Master Mariner” (ISBN: 978-0228869597).

Author Brings Light Post-Pandemic and Beyond

DENVER, Colo., July 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrepreneur and author Mags Lybolt is re-launching her motivational book, “You Got This” (ISBN: 979-8839152816) in order to inspire readers to change their personal programming. The book, which is made up of 44 blessings, contains two parts in each section.