Books and Publishing News - Page 12

Page 12 of Books and Publishing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for Q3/2008

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q3/2008. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from ‘big name’ authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

ISO27001 Experts Can Help Companies Meet Stringent Californian Information Security Legislation with Comprehensive Toolkit

ELY, England, Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent UK security experts IT Governance, the world’s leading specialist publisher of books and tools for ISO27001/27002 implementation, have adapted their best-selling information security toolkit so that it will work specifically for the California SB-1386 compliance regulation. The toolkit helps organisations apply recognised best practice to protect themselves from the consequences of a data breach.

New From Bad Beaver Publishing! Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, A Midwife’s Saga by Carol Leonard

CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing a new book from Bad Beaver Publishing, ‘Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, A Midwife’s Saga’ (ISBN 978-0-615-19550-6, 368 Pages, Price: $15.00), by author Carol Leonard. Often laugh-out-loud funny and irreverent, occasionally disturbing and deeply sorrowful, ‘Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart’ is the saga of Ms. Leonard’s journey as New Hampshire’s first modern midwife.

First Relationship Self-Help Book Women are Buying Specifically for Their Man; and it’s Working

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Libra Press confirmed its new book ‘Please put the toilet seat down’ (ISBN: 978-0-615-21623-2), by author Darcy Frew and illustrated by John Blair Moore, is the first relationship self-help book women are buying specifically to give to their significant other, and not only is he reading it, it’s improving the relationship.

Operation Blue Light: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies – A Memoir

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Halloween, it’s a new but very different occult read. It took Philip Chabot 40 years to tell his amazing story, and it’s now available through Amazon.com and philipchabot.com. Chabot was an integral part of an American conspiracy, where the U.S. Government and the CIA took advantage of a select group of people who had psychic abilities in order to spy on other countries.

Expert Author Releases New Book that Demonstrates Good Health Starts with Good Posture

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — So, maybe mom was right. People should sit up straight because it could be affecting their health. A new book released by Posture Press offers easy ways for desk workers to improve posture and improve health – ‘The Science of Sitting Made Simple’ (ISBN: 978-097-16-0-20-52).

Ultimate Republican Trivia Book Released by Marshall Rand Publishing

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than fifty-five million Americans proudly call themselves Republicans. However, many individuals support political parties without fully understanding the history behind them. Author and historian Scott Paul Frush wants to shed light on one of the parties that has made a difference in this country by examining its rich history in the book, ‘Ultimate Republican Trivia: 1001 Fun and Fascinating Facts’ (ISBN: 978-0974437415, Marshall Rand Publishing).

Operation Blue Light: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies – A Memoir by Philip Chabot with Laurie Anne Blanchard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It took Philip Chabot 40 years to tell his story, and it’s now available on YouTube. Chabot was an integral part of what he believes to be an American conspiracy, where the U.S. Government and the CIA allegedly took advantage of, and held hostage, a select group of people who had psychic abilities. In his new book, OPERATION BLUE LIGHT: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies (ISBN 978-0-9816024-0-0), Chabot finally divulges his frightening experiences. (VIDEO – VNR)

What about A-Rod’s, Christie’s and Britney’s Kids? asks Child Divorce Advocate, Gwendy Mangiamele

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Caring Creations launches national campaign to donate a B.B. Book, ‘You and Me Make Three’ (ISBN: 978-0-9798088-0-7), and Bear in every school in America. A-Rod, Christie Brinkley and Britney Spears’ kids aren’t the only ones whose lives have been uprooted due to their parents’ divorce. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, every year over one million children will suffer the effects of their parents’ divorce or separation.

Iglesias Nights – An Evening of Salsa Dancing and Latin Culture in Los Angeles – Giving Back to the Community with a Message of Hope and Success

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine a night of sensual Latin performers, igniting the dance floor with their passion for life, and their spirit for living. The vibrant strains of the music, combined with the flavors and spicy taste of Tapas and Empanadas – this sounds like the opening of a hot new, Latin dance club in Los Angeles, right? But this time there is a twist. It is not a new club; it is a charity fundraiser, and a book signing hosted by author Rodrigo Iglesias.

Popular Orthopedics Medical Handbook Now Available in Portuguese

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Due to high demand in Brazil, a popular medical handbook, Fracture Classifications in Clinical Practice (ISBN: 978-184-628-0252), has recently been published in Portuguese by DiLivros Publishing company. Authored by Dr. Seyed Behrooz Mostofi, FRCS (Tr&Orth), the book benefits an array of orthopedic medical professionals and helps them to communicate with greater accuracy and precision.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q2/2008. This list is a roundup of new and interesting books which are often missed due to their nature of not originating from ‘name’ authors, or major publishing houses.

Introducing Operation Blue Light: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finally, after several decades of secrecy, an unusual and compelling true story of deception and subterfuge is finally told. This book is an in-depth look at one man’s harrowing experience with the United States Government as a Psychic Spy. Now, 40 years later, Philip Chabot finally tells his story with his new book, OPERATION BLUE LIGHT: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies (Cherubim Publishing / September 2008 / $26.95 / 294 pages).

Firebombers Incorporated: The Future of Wildland Firefighting?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As global warming causes mega-fires to become the norm, as firefighting budgets are slashed, firefighting aircraft are grounded due to thick smoke, and firefighters are overwhelmed by the sheer number and size of wildfires, people are asking: Can technology be harnessed to produce a firefighting force capable of taking on such destructive phenomena before our forests are reduced to ash? A book from Firebomber Publications may provide the answer.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2008 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the boating market facing some of the most difficult economic conditions in recent history, it is of vital importance that boating consumers are directed toward the most stable and professional dealers to buy and service their boats. Thanks to Boating Industry magazine and its soon-to-be-published list of the 2008 Top 100 Dealers, consumers will have access to the best of the best dealers at their fingertips in short order.

Thomas D. Mangelsen’s ‘The Natural World’ Book is the Benjamin Franklin Award Winner for Best Coffee Table / Large Format Category

OMAHA, Neb., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Images of Nature(R) is proud to announce that Thomas D. Mangelsen’s latest book ‘The Natural World’ (ISBN 978-189031042-4) was a winner at the PMA, the Independent Book Publishers Association 2008 Benjamin Franklin Awards. The book took top honors in the Coffee Table/Large format category.

Local Coffee House Will Host International ‘Birth of Coffee’ Exhibition

MISSOULA, Mont., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From June 27th to August 4th Liquid Planet in downtown Missoula will host the International ‘Birth of Coffee’ Exhibition. Based on the book of the same name by Daniel and Linda Lorenzetti (ISBN: 978-0609606780), the photography exhibit chronicles the life of coffee from seed to cup.

The Book of Mom, by Taylor Wilshire, Makes Top 10 New Releases of 2008 and International Best-Seller

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of The What-If Guy (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), has a new novel out, The Book of Mom (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press) which is one of the Top 10 New Releases of 2008 on Amazon.com’s Listmania, as well as an international best-seller on Amazon. Both are perfect summer reads!

Waggle Receives Editor’s Choice, Reader’s Choice Awards

CHICAGO, Ill., June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a book that Midwest Book Review has highly recommended as ‘an involving novel about an awakening sense of social responsibility,’ Joe Redden Tigan has received both the Editor’s Choice and Reader’s Choice designations from publisher iUniverse for his first novel, ‘Waggle’ (ISBN: 978-0-595-41619-6).

Dr. James T. Brown Earns Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) Designation

ORLANDO, Fla., June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. James T. Brown PMP, PE, a widely recognized project management authority and author, has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation. Established in 1980, the CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of speaking experience and excellence. Fewer than 10 percent of the National Speakers Association speakers hold this professional designation.

Is there a Secret to Intuition?

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weston Jolly, prominent spiritual channel and mentor, returns to San Diego in June to share two remarkable presentations to integrate intuition into everyday life. ‘Free Your Intuition’ is a speech to be presented Friday, June 20th at 7 p.m., with a full-day workshop entitled ‘Magic, Metaphysics or Just Plain Real?’ offered on June 21st starting at 9 a.m.

Erotica Author Launches Book to Seduce Mind and Body

WALDORF, Md., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There’s a new erotica writer on the block – U’nyque – and she’s making her presence known in a newly-released, triple XXX-rated book, ‘Up the Street, Down the Block & ‘Round the Corner’ (ISBN: 978-1-4196-8863-8). The novel is now available at Baker & Taylor, Abebooks.co.uk, and Amazon.com.

Pets Owners Not Ready to Evacuate Their Pets in Emergency

TAYLOR, Mich., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Julie A. Calligaro, author of ‘Protect Your Pet With Preparation, How to Keep Your Pet Safe in an Emergency and at Your Disability or Death’ (ISBN: 1-890117-13-7), says the Northern California wildfire is a reminder that owners and their pets may be forced to evacuate on short notice.

Cracking the Glass Darkly: In a Helter-Skelter World, There is a Way Out

WATERTOWN, N.Y., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever watched yourself as you suffered? Perhaps hurting through jealousy, anger, fear, boredom, insecurity, stress or worry. If you had done so, and watched yourself impartially without judgment, criticism or comment, something very interesting would have happened. The suffering would start to diminish. In an instant, you would have discovered a miracle: that escape from the Mechanical Mind, the Conditioned Mind, the suffering that millions unconsciously and needlessly subject themselves to every day, is possible and within your grasp. Robert Egby’s book ‘Cracking the Glass Darkly’ (ISBN: 978-1-4343-4901-9) shows a way out.

New On-Line Publisher Offers DRM-free Digital Audio Short Stories

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local author Jim Musgrave is featured on Sniplits’ beta test site. Anyone with a digital music player, smart phone or laptop understands the hunger for new content. Now, with the launch of Sniplits.com, there’s a new source for entertainment on the Internet. Sniplits(SM) is publishing audio short stories, packaged as DRM-free MP3 files and playable on virtually any device capable of playing digital music.

Thomas D. Mangelsen’s Best Selling Book The Natural World is a Quiet Call to Action as the Earth Battles Global Warming

OMAHA, Neb., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wondrous and enchanting yet fragile and at risk, ‘The Natural World’ (ISBN: 978-189031042-4), as seen through the eyes of celebrated nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen, chronicles ten distinct ecosystems that serve as islands of refuge not only for Earth’s diversity of life but for the human spirit as well.

Nurse Gives Dragons A Shot

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keeping the forces of darkness away from his patients for the past twelve years has given cardiac nurse and published author, Paul Genesse an insight into what it takes to be a hero. Genesse writes fantasy novels about dragons and the heroes who face them. ‘The Golden Cord, Book One of the Iron Dragon Series’ (ISBN: 1594146594) is his debut novel. (VIDEO)

Children’s Adventure Book Captures the Reluctant Tween Readers!

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author D.L. Carroll announces children’s chapter book, ‘Sir Licksalot & The Maverick Fools’ (ISBN: 1-60474-917-2) for Ages 9-12. Author D.L. Carroll intertwines alienation, adventure, and tween humor as the story of one boys struggle to fit in unfolds. This story demonstrates the acceptance of individuality and the power of friendship. Using dialogue children can relate to, the author captures even the most reluctant reader’s attention.

Hormone Balance: A Key to Fertility

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 7.3 million women experience infertility each year in the U.S. alone. In fact, 1 in 5 women have difficulty conceiving as more women than ever are having their first or subsequent child after the age of 35, a contributing factor of infertility. Enter Dr. Robert Greene’s forthcoming book, ‘PERFECT HORMONE BALANCE FOR FERTILITY: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Pregnant’ (ISBN: 978-0-307-33740-5).

Modern-day Seuss Writes New Book Series Emphasizing Character Development in Children

ALBANY, N.Y., April 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ethan Crownberry announces the release of three great stories. His Poetic Adventures series offers children and adults the opportunity to explore the worlds of Bobby Bumble, an acrophobic bumblebee in ‘Bobby Bumbles Afraid to Fly’ (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0049-9), a goldfish with a life changing decision in ‘A Fish with a Wish’ (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0050-5), and a spooky night in the life of 12 year old boy in ‘The Willies’ (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0051-2).

Wikipedia Chemistry Knowledge Released for First Time in Book Format

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Knowledge Publications, a leading publisher of energy books, has put significant portions of the chemistry content of the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.org, in full published, printed book form and has done so in full compliance with Wikipedia’s GNU Free Documentation License. The book is titled, ‘The Chemical Educator: for The Chemistry and Manufacture of Hydrogen’ (ISBN: 978-1-60322-067-5).

Professional Life Coaching Firm Announces Simultaneous Web Site Upgrades and Life Changing Book Launch

CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life-Changing Coaching, a professional life coaching firm established in 2001, announced today a new and improved web site to enhance usability and to complement a book series launch – the first of which is titled, ‘Moving Forward: Turning Good Intentions into Great Results by Discovering Yourself, Your Place, and Your Path’ (ISBN: 978-143-434-2836, hardcover; and 978-143-434-2829, softcover).

National Academy of Sciences a Nest of Anti-Family, Anti-Free Speech Atheists, New Book by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. Says

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solving Light Books announced today the release of its new title by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., ‘Sowing Atheism: The National Academy of Sciences’ Sinister Scheme to Teach Our Children They’re Descended from Reptiles’ (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-5-1). The entire 128-page expose is available now as a free download at solvinglight.com. The printed version of Sowing Atheism will be available April 25th.

New Book, 21 Days To Creating Your Dream Life will be Unleashed on April 28, 2008

ATLANTA, Ga., April 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dream Board Publications LLC today announced that its highly anticipated book ’21 Days To Creating Your Dream Life’ (ISBN: 978-0-9816275-0-2) will be released on April 28, 2008 in the United States. Now available for pre-purchase at many online book retailers including Amazon.com.

New Publisher Highlights Local Talent

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Philadelphia literary world will celebrate the launch of two new players today, April 10th: Kay Square Press, a new publishing company focused on Philadelphia-area artists, their stories, and their art; and Kay Square’s first release, ‘With the Rich and Mighty: Emlen Etting of Philadelphia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9815129-0-7), a critical biography by Kenneth C. Kaleta, Professor of Cinema Studies at Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

New e-Book Brings Professional Photo-Illustration Effects to Every Photographer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new interactive publication brings great flexibility to every photographer using Adobe Photoshop 7 through CS3 running on Windows or Mac. The just-released eBook includes literally hundreds of new, productive and exotic treatments, effects, transformations and conversions of almost any digital image. The work is ‘Lights…Digital Camera…ACTIONS!’ (ISBN: 1-882383-39-7) by Peter iNova.

Taylor Wilshire’s ‘Book of Mom’ Delivers Help and Balance for Overwhelmed Moms

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of ‘The What-If Guy’ (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), brings inward and outward balance for moms in her new novel, ‘The Book of Mom’ (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press).

Financial Softworks, LLC Announces DashBook 1.0: New Small Publishing Tool Released to Industry

HOUSTON, Texas, April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Financial Softworks, LLC announced the release of DashBook 1.0, Microsoft(R) Windows based software, expressly designed for small and medium sized publishers. According to founder Gregory Carrier, ‘DashBook is focused on the idiosyncrasies of selling books.’

Pirate Island Press Announces Bioterrorism E-book

MOBILE, Ala., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pirate Island Press, an independent publisher of scientific, historical, and military fiction announces the addition of E-Book availability for the thrilling new novel of bioterrorism and national security, ‘The Jihad Germ.’ Within days of its release, the downloadable version of the novel is listed by EbookMall at the height of their ‘Top 100 New Releases.’

New Book Honors a Fast Disappearing Way of Life: Wild Mustangs and Nevada Prospectors

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, March 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors John and Jeannette Kerr of Focal Impressions are excited to announce the publication of their first book, ‘Mines, Minerals and Mustangs’ (ISBN: 978-0-9809603-0-3), scheduled to be released on April 10, 2008.