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Geek Club Books Partners with Someone Special Books for Special Needs Kindness and Acceptance Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, and Someone Special Uniquely Personalized Books today announced their “Kindness and Awareness” initiative to help educate children about other children with special needs. Geek Club Books creates autism awareness education and curriculum so parents and teachers can introduce important topics of autism in the inclusive classroom.

Daniel P. Douglas Cold War Sci-Fi Thriller Short Script ‘Glimpse’ Advances in 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Mexico-based writer Daniel P. Douglas announces his science fiction Cold War thriller short script, “Glimpse,” has advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards. The awards competition was established in 2003 by an alliance of Hollywood producers, agents, and development executives.

Brand New Novel Challenges Stereotypes by Featuring a Muslim Heroine

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the peak of a highly controversial election year, a new thriller for young-adults has recently been published featuring a teenaged Muslim girl as the protagonist. “The Storyteller and the Terrorist in Our Newsfeeds,” by Amina Derbi, is about the rise and fall of seventeen-year-old Najmah Qamar, a passionate storyteller who ends up living through her worst fears as her tales come to life.

Super Foods Author and Host Stephanie Pedersen Launches ‘Berry Extravaganza’ Event Saturday, July 9

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Super food celebrity author Stephanie Pederson hosts the peak “Berry Extravaganza,” a free tele-summit event featuring a panel of today’s “berry best” super food celebrity experts and authors, July 9-31, 2016.

New Novel ‘Maestro Satriano’ is Based on Life of the First Musician to Perform at Red Rocks

DENVER, Colo., June 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine what it would be like to be the first person to perform at the world famous Red Rocks outdoor theatre. Dr. LeAnna DeAngelo did. She has written a novel, “Maestro Satriano” (ISBN: 978-0692716632), based on a true story about her great-great uncle, Pietro Satriano. He and his band were the first to perform at Red Rocks on May 31, 1906.

Christopher Murphy Novel Confronts the Cabal

SANTA FE, N.M., June 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Goliath Trembled: Confronting the Cabal” (ISBN: 978-1530268795), a page-turning thriller by Christopher Murphy, challenges mainstream media, which he says is controlled by the “Corporate Goliath.”

New Book, ‘Tales of a Silver-Haired Volunteer’ Educates and Entertains

WARWICK, N.Y., June 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leaving her comfort zone, having adventurous fun, and being useful are at the heart of Carole Howard’s new travel memoir, “Tales of a Silver-Haired Volunteer: Going Far and Giving Back” (ISBN: 978-1619844568). The book documents the author’s and her husband’s late-in-life volunteer travels to Africa and Asia. Some are funny. Some are serious. Many are both.

Announcing the Trump Insults Playing Cards: full color caricatures of all the people whom Donald Trump has insulted

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quantum Results is excited to announce the launch of the Trump Insults Playing Cards on Indiegogo, 54 full color caricature cards of the people in politics, entertainment and the media whom Donald Trump has insulted. Our cards include drawings of Hillary Clinton, President Obama, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Rosie O’Donnell, Kim Kardashian, Madonna and even the Pope. All of the major former Republican Presidential candidates are pictured, accompanied by Trump’s insults. Do your part to Make America Great Again. (VIDEO)

Empire Creators Are Under Fire by Prison Author of ‘Empire: Cookie’s Revenge’

CARSON CITY, Nev., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The creators of the hit television show “Empire” may be facing some hard questions from author Eugene L. Weems, Founder of Celebrity Spotlight Entertainment LLC and author of the blockbuster book “Empire: Cookie’s Revenge” (ISBN: 978-1515335917). Weems is claiming Co-Creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong have allegedly based the second season of the “Empire” show on Weems’ book and have also “stolen” his idea of creating a spinoff television series about the upbringing of Taraji P. Henson’s Cookie Lyon character.

What Does an Award-winning Website Look Like?

CHICAGO, Ill., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Independent Publisher Book Awards presented the 20th annual IPPY awards in a special ceremony at the Willis Tower Skydeck. In the Best Publisher/Author/Book Website category, Snowflake Stories, LLC, created by San Fran developer James Stone, was honored with a bronze medal.