Books and Publishing News - Page 12

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



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.

A Million Kids Read Kidsville News!

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kidsville News! is a publication that promotes literacy and learning for elementary school children. And, literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! … Ask their parents, who’ve been thrilled to discover that this children’s newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn.

Kidsville News! Tops the Million Reader Mark

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! Ask their parents, who’ve been thrilled to discover that this children’s newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn. Ask the educators nationwide, who have enthusiastically incorporated Kidsville News! as part of their schools’ daily curriculum, using it to promote their own character education curriculum.

Southeast Food Service News Delivers Information that Food Service Professionals Crave

ATLANTA, Ga., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Food Services News (SFSN), the leading food service publication for the southeast, announces a new look and feel that promises to enhance the publication’s already information-packed features. Each issue is packed with pictures and stories featuring new products and services available to food service operators.

Pareto Building Improvement Publishes Guidebook to Help Building Professionals Achieve Highest Level of Success in an Increasingly Challenging Market

CHICAGO, Ill., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pareto Building Improvement announces a new guidebook on commercial building development and construction that assists working professionals to manage in an increasingly challenging market – ‘Choosing Project Success: A Guide for Building Professionals’ (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-0-0).

Long Term Care Newsletter Helps Preserve Solvency and Sanity While Caring for Loved One

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you suddenly have to care for an incapacitated parent or spouse, the impact can be life-changing. Rising care costs can devour your estate or inheritance. And your loved one’s daily needs can make you into a full-time caregiver. ‘But it doesn’t have to be that way,’ says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Operations for LTC Financial Partners.

Bringing Home the Baking Provides Inside Scoop on How to Start a Licensed Home-Based Baking Business

ATLANTA, Ga. – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Quincella C. Geiger, announces the release of her new book, ‘Bringing Home the Baking,’ (ISBN: 978-0-615-14518-1) that reveals the secrets to setting up a successful home-based baking business. Starting a business can be expensive, but starting a home-based baking business is smart and cost-effective.

Imus Remarks Damage Legacy of President Gerald R. Ford

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Don Imus’ disrespectful and disparaging remarks about President Gerald R. Ford a month after his death carried a weight of historic proportions, according to FlatSigned Press, Inc.’s Chairman of the Board Tim Miller. ‘Because of Don Imus’ actions, much of the public never heard about the new information President Ford left the world regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy,’ says Miller.

Kate Hudson’s Nephew is on the Front Cover of ‘The Baby Schedule Ruler’, a New Book by Author and Baby Whisper Dee Rule

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In her new book, Dee Rule gives advice on baby scheduling, parenting, and breastfeeding. She wrote ‘The Baby Schedule Ruler’ (ISBN: 9780980126105), in the nursery, in the dark on her Palm Pilot. She is now announcing the availability of her new book at babyscheduleruler.com.

Forgot Your Password? The Internet Password Organizer(TM) Can Help

CARY, N.C. – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If getting organized this year is a top New Year’s resolution, Innovention Lab, Inc. can help. The company crafts innovative solutions to today’s modern problems. Their newest creation – the Internet Password Organizer(TM) (ISBN-13: 978-0615164700) – provides Internet users with a practical solution to password management.

The Eleventh Commandment, A Novel (Second Edition)

HURST, Texas – Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMDAS, INC. announces the release of ‘The Eleventh Commandment-A Novel’ – Second Edition (ISBN: 978-0-595-40050-8), by Abraham B. Medina. The characters and the story, dialogue in this novel, and incidents within the story are fiction but the introduction, names of politicians, scientists, journalists, and theologians whose works are cited, and the Further Reading feature at the end of the novel are non-fiction.

Thomas Mangelsen Captures Nature Category 2007 American Photo Magazine Image of the Year

JACKSON, Wyo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas D. Mangelsen of Thomas D. Mangelsen, Inc. is no stranger to photographic accolades; he now has the honor of adding American Photo Magazine’s Image of the Year Award for their nature category to his list. The award-winning photo captures images of King Penguins in the bright morning sunshine, shaking off after a cold dip in the sea on South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Boating Industry Magazine Updates 2007 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Under the gray skies of today’s troubled economy, it’s critical now more than ever that boating consumers find reliable, reputable dealers with the staying power to guide them through a lifetime of boating journeys. These consumers now have a trusted source they can turn to, thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s third annual Top 100 Dealers.