Books and Publishing News - Page 13

Page 13 of Books and Publishing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Author Explores Debate Over Whales in Fishing Gear – Tensions Rise Amid Whale Deaths, Lawsuits, and Proposed Regulations

BAR HARBOR, ME – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several endangered right whales have been found dead in recent months, prompting federal officials to move quickly to propose sweeping new regulations on fisheries and shipping. Whale advocates and fishermen are again at odds in the debate over the critically endangered whale. In her new book, ‘Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen,’ Tora Johnson digs into the conflict over whale protection and lends insight into new developments. On tour this summer, Johnson will offer background on the issue and discuss recent developments.

‘Iran and America: Rekindling a Love Lost’ by Iran Expert Urges Us to Give Peace a Chance

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East-West Understanding Press today announced the publication of ‘Iran and America: Rekindling a Love Lost’ (ISBN: 0974217204) by Dr. Badi Badiozamani, an Iranian-American scholar who has lived half of his life in the United States. The book is a historical analysis of the relationship between these two great nations. It calls for a rejuvenation of the friendship between Iran and America.

In Her New Book ‘Reality Nursing,’ Veteran Nurse Penn Turner Reaches Out to a New Generation of Care-Givers

BALTIMORE, MD – June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First Amendment Exchange Christian Resource/Publishers today announced the publication of ‘Reality Nursing: Surviving the First Year’ (ISBN: 1-4116-3265-6) by Penn Turner, RN. The book, which is intended to be a resource for fledgling nurses, is based on the real life experiences of author and veteran registered nurse, Penn Turner, who has over 20 years of experience working in major hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics across the country.

Book Offers New Perspective on the Distracted-Driving Issue with Life Saving Ideas from Scientists and Top Driving Instructors

CHAPEL HILL, NC – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Know a distracted driver… chatting on a cell phone, eating a fast food meal, or reaching into the back seat to deal with kids? Recommending ‘Disciplined Attention: How to Improve Your Visual Attention When You Drive’ (ISBN: 0-942267-29-X) from Profile Press could save their life (www.disciplined-attention.com).

Readers Tell of Healing Powers in Innovative New Book

PETALUMA, Calif. – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s book, guided meditation, or a spiritual epiphany? This new, award winning book from Soul Moments Publishing takes on new meaning as readers and national reviewers all agree: author, artist Shirley Ryan’s book ‘Searching for the Waters of Antiquity’ (ISBN: 0975419609) is a powerful source of renewal, spiritual energy and healing.

‘Biblical Warnings Resource, Part I and Part II,’ both by Penn Turner, Puts God’s Warnings at Readers Fingertips

BALTIMORE, MD (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 1st Amendment Exchange Christian Resource/Publishers today announced the publication of ‘Biblical Warnings Resource Part I and Part II’ both by Penn Turner. These easily accessible quick-reference guides to God’s warnings are designed specifically to assist pastors, teachers, students, and evangelical witnesses to effectively communicate the Word of God.

Le Book Moderne Giggles Early at Tattered Cover

DENVER, Colo. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne, LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today that the first GiggleTin(TM), artfully decorated tins containing an illustrated children’s story coupled with an audio CD of original songs and interactive content, will now be available at all Tattered Cover stores (www.tatteredcover.com) on June 5, 2005. The release date is a full two weeks earlier than the date they had initially planned for.

Publishers Newswire Lets Authors and Publishers Submit Free Book Event Announcements

REDONDO BEACH, Calif – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors and publishers can submit book events for upcoming author appearances, lectures, book signings, book festivals, conferences, workshops, and award ceremonies for free publication on PublishersNewswire.com, which also appear in search engines and online news systems. Publishers Newswire(TM) also includes announcements related to new books, magazines, ebooks, and audio books.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country when Boating Industry magazine announces its inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism, later this fall.

Finding Meaning and Money, Passion With Profit – ‘Passionpreneurs’ Combine Personal Fulfillment With the Pursuit of Wealth

NEW YORK, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Faced with the challenge of replacing incomes or lost savings due to company bankruptcy, corporate scandal, job migration, or simply career disillusionment, more and more Americans are opting out of traditional career paths and seeking to profit from their passions. According to Passion Profit Company founder Walt Goodridge in his latest book, ‘Turn Your Passion Into Profit’ (ISBN 0974531324; $24.95), there’s a wealth of research, success stories, and step-by-step guidance available to those seeking to use their hobbies, talents and interests as the basis of a business, to become what he calls ‘passionpreneurs.’

Indy-Tech Publishing Announces The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the March release of The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography, ISBN 0-7906-1309-3. The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography goes beyond the camera, covering the manipulation and storage of photos, printing, scanning, and equipment choices.

Le Book Moderne Partners with Children’s Miracle Network for Giggles

DENVER, Colo. – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today they have become an affiliate partner with Children’s Miracle Network and will donate $1.50 from each GiggleTin(TM) purchased (www.giggletins.com) to Children’s Miracle Network benefiting The Children’s Hospital in Denver and National Jewish Medical and Research Center. GiggleTins(TM) is the premiere children’s product of LBM that combines a children’s story, original music, voice-over tracks and visual art all in a unique, patent-pending case suitable for children of any age.

The Still Family Society, Inc. is Delighted to Announce Publication of the 2005 Edition of ‘The Underground Railroad,’ By Plexus Publishing, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Originally published in 1872 and out of print for many years, this landmark book presents accounts of slaves escaping north by way of the Underground Railroad. The stories were recorded and preserved by William Still, a son of emancipated slaves and a key figure in Philadelphia’s anti-slavery movement during the mid-19th century. From his base in Philadelphia, William Still (1821-1902), helped unknown numbers of fugitive slaves reach freedom and recorded hundreds of their stories. This landmark work, ‘The Underground Railroad’ (ISBN: 0-9374548-55-3/$49.50), stands among the most significant records of human oppression, struggle, and deliverance, of all times.

New Book ‘Overweight Kids’ Addresses National Epidemic: Trusted Family Counselor Helps Parents Keep Their Children Safe From Childhood Obesity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One in five kids is overweight according to the US Dept. of Agriculture – that’s more than nine million obese children. Daily, headlines warn of the epidemic of childhood obesity that is quickly creating a national health crisis. Parents across America should be very concerned. A new nook ‘Overweight Kids’ by Linda Mintle, Ph.D. (ISBN: 1-59145-283-X), from Integrity Publishers, helps parents keep their children safe from childhood obesity.

First Women’s Audio Bible Features Beloved Female Voices: Over 30 Well Known Women Read The Greatest Story Ever Told

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Too busy to read? Now, for the first time, listen to a refreshingly different rendering of the Bible — anytime, anywhere…driving the kids to school, commuting to the office, working out, or relaxing at home. This spring women everywhere will be transformed as they listen to ‘The Word Becomes Flesh’ (Thomas Nelson, Inc.), the complete New Testament read by some of today’s most inspiring female voices. Featuring the bestselling New Century Version (NCV)(TM) translation, made popular through the success of the #1 bestselling BibleZines(TM), this all-women audio recording features 39 well-recognized authors, musicians and speakers, sharing the most beloved story of all time with listeners around the world.

Should Our Kids Drink Suze’s Kool-Aid? – Debt Expert Says Some Advice Will Increase Debtabetes(tm)

COLUMBUS, OH – April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jon Hanson, author and debt expert of GoodDebt.com (www.GoodDebt.com), says people are drowning in debt because of their small daily choices, called habits. Hanson, author of the new book, ‘Good Debt, Bad Debt’ (Penguin-Portfolio 2005 ISBN 1-59184-073-2) believes in keeping the use of consumer debt to an absolute minimum, no matter the circumstances: ‘Credit cards are the crack cocaine of consumer debt.’

New Novel Urges Single Women to Just Say No to Married Men

CHICAGO, IL – April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autumn Girl Press announced today a new book ‘Single Black Female,’ a cautionary romance, by Carrie Carr. It’s been almost two decades since ‘Fatal Attraction’ sent a quiver down every married man’s spine by dramatically illustrating the consequences of a one-night stand. However, it’s not just married men who should be concerned, but the women they are fooling around with as well.

Poetry Still Lives: Emerging African-American Poet Mikaylah Simone

COLUMBUS, Ohio — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The precision and elegance of a poet’s words can make readers pause to appreciate their own perceptions or examine their feelings. Whether you are an avid poetry reader or a fan of spoken word poetry, there is something to be said for a poet’s writing style that transcends the limits of confined paper pages and still delivers passion on the ‘open-mic’ stage. This can describe the work of one new poet Mikaylah Simone and her book of poetry ‘My Manufactured English.’

Author Richard Pelzer to speak at the 7th Annual Blue Ribbon Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast – Wyndham Hotel. Andover Massachusetts Friday April 8th, 2005

PLYMOUTH, MA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council (GLCAC) in partnership with the Exchange Clubs of the Merrimack Valley who sponsor the Michael B. Christensen Family Support Center announce Massachusetts Senator Steven A. Baddour as keynote and International Best Selling Author Richard Pelzer as special guest speaker at the 7th annual Blue Ribbon Kick-Off breakfast.

Bay Area Author’s Inappropriate Mother’s Day Celebration to Benefit Mothers in Prison

OAKLAND, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mother’s Day… Perhaps more appropriately titled Ambivalence Day. ‘For me, it’s when the annual Pon Farr of resentment boils in my veins and I need to be locked up in a room with barred windows,’ explains East Bay writer, Joan Bechtel, co-author of the new anti-advice book, MOTHERHOOD CONFIDENTIAL. Now that this homeschooling mom has moved back to her tiny hometown of Alamo to care for her own aging mother, the holiday packs a double wallop.

New Book Presents Hitler in a New Light, and Specifically in Terms of Present Day Human Economic and Political Behavior!

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — In the minds of most people, Adolf Hitler represents the very effigy of what Satan himself symbolizes. Yet in terms of human behavior, the actions of Hitler as well as the ideological basis for such actions are not unlike those prevalent today. ‘The Third Reich, A Revolution of Ideological Inhumanity – Volume I – The Power of Perception’ by Everette O Lemons, makes a unique connection between the psychological nature of humans and the environment in which we exist, and specifically in terms of our political and economic inclinations.

Borders Personal Publishing Announces the Publication of The New Income Tax Scandal by John C. Garrison

PHILADELPHIA, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Borders Personal Publishing, a division of Borders Books (www.bordersstores.com), has slated for release, on Monday, April 11, 2005, John C. Garrison’s long-awaited expose’ on income tax corruption, ‘The New Income Tax Scandal’ (ISBN 1-4134-5881-5).

Pelzer Corp. Announces Sale of World Book Rights for Best Selling Author Richard Pelzer’s ‘Journey’ Sequel

PLYMOUTH, Mass. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Pelzer Corp. announced this week the sale of world rights (excluding U.S. rights) of the sequel to the #1 international Best Selling and New York Times Best Selling Hardcover Non-Fiction book ‘A Brother’s Journey’ (ISBN 0-4465-3368-8) entitled ‘A Teenager’s Journey’ to Time Warner U.K., with publication January 2006.

The #1 International Best Seller and New York Times Best Seller ‘A Brother’s Journey’ Sequel Released

PLYMOUTH, MA – March 23, 2005 /Send2Press Newswire/ — PELZER Corp. (www.richardpelzer.com) confirmed the sale of world rights (excluding US rights) of the sequel to the #1 international Best Selling and New York Times Best Selling Hardcover Non-Fiction book ‘A Brother’s Journey’ (ISBN 0-4465-3368-8; $21.95 Time Warner New York) entitled ‘A Teenager’s Journey’ to Time Warner UK, with publication January 2006.

New Book From Sociopathways Debunks The Media-Fueled Myth Of Mothers At War

OAKLAND, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — It’s a shame-fest on Dr. Phil. Oprah hosts an in-studio stoning. And Dr. Laura divides and conquers. Smackdown action in the steamy ring of parental correctness as dogmas duke it out. And outraged viewers play the at-home version. It sizzles. It smokes. And it sells. But what does it really signify?

Bestselling Author: Iran Nuclear Talks ‘A Charade’

NASHVILLE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — Bestselling author, Jerome Corsi, whose forthcoming book ‘Atomic Iran, to be published by WND Books, addresses the Iranian regime’s nuclear aspirations, calls the current Iran, EU, and United States nuclear talks ‘a charade.’

Reclaiming A Life – Hottest TV Show, A&E’s Intervention, Mirrors Author’s Experience Reclaiming Her Soul And Her Daughter

NEW FAIRFIELD, CT /Send2Press Newswire/ — The storyline of one of the season’s hottest television shows, A&E’s Intervention is almost a mirror reflection of Lisa J. Whaley’s story told in ‘Reclaiming My Soul From The Lost And Found.’

There is Life After Death

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Life after death has been chronicled in a new book from Revell (a division of Baker Publishing Group) entitled ’90 Minutes in Heaven’ (ISBN 0-8007-5949-4). Immediately after being killed in a car accident nearly fifteen years ago, Don Piper went to heaven. EMTs on the scene determined he had been killed instantly after a semi had swerved into his lane, crushing his car. But Piper was unaware of the chaos swirling around his body on earth – he knew only that he was surrounded by loved ones and friends, magnificent light, a sense of pure peace and the most glorious music he had ever heard.

Maryland Author’s Book Selected for National Recognition by Barnes and Noble

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — Barnes and Noble Bookstores has announced ‘The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble’ by Annapolis author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. as one of five books selected for special recognition nationwide during its Small Press Celebration throughout March. The publisher, Solving Light Books, is also located in Annapolis.

Parenting Expert Offers ‘Six Weeks to Raising a Well-Mannered Child’…No Supernanny Required

NASHVILLE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — Parents fighting the constant battle to get their children to eat, sleep and behave will breathe a sigh of relief with the release of Taming Your Family Zoo: Six Weeks to Raising a Well-Mannered Child (Revell, May 2005), by Donna Jones. In just six weeks, Donna teaches parents how to raise well-mannered children through the powerful tools of Rehearsing, Reminding, Reinforcing, and Reflecting.

Atlanta Author Looks To Inherit Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Legacy With Fast-Pased Thriller Based On Mysteries Of French Monestery

ATLANTA, GA /Send2Press Newswire/ — With his novel The Pegasus Secret, Gregg Loomis delves into a facinating modern-day mystery based on the secrets of a real-life 19th century priest, his association with the enigmatic Knights Templar, and how a Nicholas Poussin painting is rumored to contain hidden messages leading to buried treasure.

Books Transform People … BookCrafter Transforms Books!

BELLINGHAM, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ — The BookCrafter ™ Publishing Suite, from Colligo Corporation, could well be a technological innovation as significant as the printing press itself. A complete turnkey solution, BookCrafter enables users to convert printed books to accessible digital books as fast as pages can be fed through the system’s included scanner. The Accessible Books read themselves out loud, become large type books, books in Braille, Audio Books, DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) format and more.

New Teen Adventure Novel Explores America’s Ancient American Indian Past While Providing a Dose of Fantasy Sufficient to Attract Harry Potter Fans

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Hallmark Emporium today announced the publication of ‘Toby Erdrich and the Golden Eclipse,’ a historical and somewhat romantic fantasy-adventure novel. Lee White Fox takes young-hearted readers into the world of American Indians in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula before any white people showed up–well, at least not in over ten or fifteen thousand years, if experts are beginning to get it right about the peopling of ancient America.

Waking the Tiger: Leonard Feinberg’s Timely New Novel About Sri Lanka

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — Since the devastating tsunami on December 2004, people around the world have once again become aware of Sri Lanka and its devastating civil war. Anyone eager to learn more about this fascinating country should not miss reading Leonard Feinberg’s new novel set in Sri Lanka, published by Pilgrims Process, Inc.

ASI Publishing Announces the Publication of ‘Infusion,’ a New Sci-Fi Novel by Noted Technical Author Clint Smith

NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — ASI Publishing (www.asipublishing.com), a small press based in New York which specializes in the publication of science fiction, today announced the publication of ‘INFUSION,’ a new book by well-known technical author Clint Smith, P.E.

Chicago Author Shines Positive Light on Meeting Through the Personals

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — When Chicago author, Carrie Carr, decided to spruce up her life with a little excitement, she knew exactly what was needed – romance, and lots of it. Armed with a positive attitude, she ventured into the world of personal ads. Her debut novel, ‘Single Black Female,’ mimics her own amusing experiences and fictionalizes the consequences of falling helplessly in love with a married man.

Kain (Cain) Depicted Killing Abel on the Parthenon?

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — Did ancient Greek artists depict Kain (Cain) killing Abel on their most glorious temple, the Parthenon? Yes, according to Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., author of ‘The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble,’ new from Solving Light Books.

New Book by Geoff Hoff and Steve Mancini Asks: Can a Gay and a Straight Guy Inhabit the Same Novel Without Driving Each Other Crazy?

VENTURA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Joseph Coaler Productions (www.JosephCoaler.com) today announced the publication of ‘Weeping Willow Volume One: Welcome to River Bend,’ by Geoff Hoff and Steve Mancini, a novel comprised of the first fifteen installments of Hoff and Mancini’s on-line satirical soap opera of the same name, which has become a cult sensation among cyber serial fans and comedy enthusiasts.

Images of Nature(R) Announces Donation Efforts for Tsunami Relief

OMAHA, NE /Send2Press Newswire/ — Images of Nature(R) today announced they will donate $2.00 for each 2005 calendar sold in their stores and online during the month of January to UNICEF Tsunami Relief. Funds will go to helping thousands of children that are at great risk following the earthquake and tsunamis that hit coastal areas across South Asia on December 26.

NYU Center for Publishing and ForeWord Magazine Plan Independent Publishing Survey

TRAVERSE CITY, MI and NEW YORK CITY, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — New York University’s (NYU) Center for Publishing and ForeWord Magazine (www.forewordmagazine.com) announced today a collaborative project to launch a new publishing industry survey of small presses. The goal of the first annual survey is to discover current and coming trends in marketing, distribution, and sales, which will be usable to these publishers in their own planning strategies.

Industry Magazine Announces Launch of Boston Edition in February, 2005

BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Industry Magazine (www.industrymagazine.com), a national franchise publication based in Orlando, Florida, today announced the February, 2005 launch of their Boston edition, which will combine Industry Magazine’s national entertainment, fashion, lifestyle and culture coverage with local editorial content.

Author Issues $5,000 Challenge to Top 10 Universities: Break My Cipher – If You Can

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — It could be a very Merry Christmas for a student at one of the top universities in the country if they are able to break the cipher at the end of the novel, THE MOSES RIDDLE. A new novel by Chicago author Hunt Kingsbury and published by Bimini Road Publishing, offers $5,000, or the equivalent in authentic Egyptian treasure, to anyone who can break the cipher and solve the riddle at the end of the book.

A New Book by a Heart Attack Victim Has Refueled the Decades Old Debate: Do the Cardiological Benefits of Statins Outweigh Their Negative Side Effects?

JERUSALEM, Israel /Send2Press Newswire/ — Recent medical studies are recommending lowering existing LDL cholesterol levels for post heart attack patients to levels significantly lower than the ceiling of 100 mg/dL that has been in effect until now. Many people taking statins to meet the existing goal of 100 already feel that the quality of their lives has reached zero. In ‘Surviving a Successful Heart Attack,’ Mike Stone describes the massive disruptions in his professional and personal life, and his own futile attempts to climb out of the mental/emotional abyss that he had somehow stumbled into.