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



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.

Mormon Author’s New Book Addresses Interest Stimulated by Mitt Romney’s Election 2008 Campaign

ORLANDO, Fla. – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today’s speech by Governor Romney was in response to concerns many have about Mormonism. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the fourth largest church in the USA, is one of the world’s fastest growing. It is also one of the least well understood. Many people respect and admire the members, but have problems with their understanding of doctrines and history. Reactions range from curiosity to animosity, says author Walter Scott.

Provocative New Book Exposes Effects of Hypnotism on the Subconscious Mind

GILROY, Calif. – Dec. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bookstand Publishing announces the release of ‘Revelation of the Unrevealed’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-431-4), authored by Michael O’Patrickson, and based on real-life experiences.

Entrepreneur Tells How He Created The Switch Carbonated Beverage in New Book from Palari Publishing

RICHMOND, Va. – Dec. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mike Gilbert jumped into the sexy, competitive world of soft drinks with little more than a dream, and he created one of the most innovative beverages on the market. Out of work and unsure of his future, Mike cashed in his 401K, called in some favors, and formed a company that would eventually be known as The Switch.

New Book Reveals Ways to Enhance and Alter Skin Color

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The old adage that ‘beauty is only skin deep’ is true, but diet and lifestyle make it possible to change the skin’s color, if so desired. ‘Unlocking the Mystery of Skin Color’ (ISBN: 978-0-9792103-0-3), a new book scheduled to be released by Thienna, Inc., in mid-December, provides tips on how to control and to change the skin’s color.

Talula’s Got It and Kids Are Going to Want It

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. – Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Talula Goes To New York’ (ISBN: 9781432705381), a new book by Jeanine Altreche, has a little of everything to entice a young reader. Adventure, suspense, fun and excitement including puzzles and clues making it an interactive story. Children will be learning without even realizing it, because the story touches upon interesting trivia and facts about some of the worlds most famous historical places.

Give Holiday Shoppers an Early Present: Fix Your Shopping Cart

SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Even with years of usability studies and information to draw on, many shopping carts are poorly designed and a source of frustration for online customers. The holiday shopping season is approaching and Susan Daffron of Logical Expressions, Inc. has a few tips for merchants that are inspired by her book ‘Web Business Success: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Web Sites That Work’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-0-2).

Wham Bang Comics Debuts Two-Fisted Adventures #1

LAKE WORTH, Texas – Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirteen-year-old Jake Tinsley will realize a lifelong dream this week when a character he invented as a young boy debuts in a new comic book published by Galveston-based Wham Bang Comics. The 50-page book houses Jake’s comic, Night Owl, and three other titles.

Self-Publisher Uses Writing/Creativity Software to Produce Three Books in One Year

SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A writing and creativity software program called IdeaWeaver from Logical Expressions, Inc. has made it possible for a self-publisher to release three books in a year. Before using IdeaWeaver, the text for these books had been languishing in word processing files for months.

Memoir of Top Chinese Rights Lawyer Published as His Whereabouts Unknown

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broad Press USA announced this week the release in English of ‘A China More Just’ (ISBN: 1-932674-36-5), an autobiographical account by Chinese lawyer and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Gao Zhisheng. The announcement comes one month after Gao was abducted by the Chinese authorities.

New Book Explores Racial Boundaries and Builds Cultural Bridges

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What might a well-to-do, middle-aged Caucasian woman have in common with a pregnant, African-American teenager? According to a new book published by Crandall, Dostie and Douglass Books, Inc., and authored by Elizabeth Gordon, plenty. ‘Walk with Us: Triplet Boys, Their Teen Parents and Two White Women Who Tagged Along’ (ISBN: 978-1-934390-30-6) is a twentieth century tale with a message of hope.

New Book Shares Tips for Raising a Happy and Healthy Shelter-Adopted Cat or Kitten

SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book from Logical Expressions, Inc. aims to help new, adopted-cat owners get off on the right paw. ‘Happy Tabby: Develop a Great Relationship with Your Adopted Cat or Kitten’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-3-3; LCCN-2007906436) tells new owners what they need to know to raise a healthy, happy feline.

The Los Angeles Times Completes Sale of Recycler Classifieds to Target Media Partners

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Times Media Group today announced the sale of Recycler Classifieds, publisher of four editions of the pioneering Recycler free classified advertising paper and eleven weekly and bi-weekly photo ad and employment guides throughout Southern California, as well as operator of the popular Recycler.com website, to Target Media Partners.

Author Dee Dee Phelps to Receive Best Pop Campaign Award at Book Publicists Awards Dinner

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former TV anchor, author, and celebrity presenter Kelly Lange will give the Best Pop Campaign Award to Dee Dee Phelps for her 2007 promotion of ‘Vinyl Highway, Singing as Dick and Dee Dee’ (ISBN: 978-1-934321-75-1). The award will be presented at the 13th annual Book Publicists of Southern California Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 18th, 8 p.m. at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, Calif.

Images of Biblical Noah Uncovered in Ancient Greek Art – New Discovery Impacts Creation-Evolution Debate

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solving Light Books announced today the publication to the Web of 37 images of the Biblical Noah uncovered in ancient Greek art. The surprising Web Presentation includes written commentary by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., author of ‘The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble’ and most recently, ‘Noah in Ancient Greek Art’ (ISBN 13: 978-0-9705438-4-4).

What Would Princess Diana, JFK and Gandhi Say Now? New Book: Mystic to the Stars Reveals Celebrities’ Truths

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author, Popular TV/Radio guest Athena Star (Mystic), says Princess Diana has many messages for us, marking the 10th year anniversary of her passing. Also messages from JFK, Gandhi, Elvis and More! Her new book is: ‘Celebrities in Spirit – Afterlife Wisdom for Mastery & Success’ (ISBN: 978-1434302700, Authorhouse 2007).

Libreria Martinez Hosts Signing for Limited Edition of Controversial Novel, America Libre

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Libreria Martinez, the landmark Latino bookstore in Santa Ana, California will host a book signing for a limited-run edition of the controversial new novel, ‘America Libre’ (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9) on Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00 p.m. After five months as a self-published edition, ‘America Libre,’ by Raul Ramos y Sanchez, was acquired by Grand Central Publishing.

LA Playwright Creates an Enormous Wave with His New Book, ‘Touch the Ocean’

PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Nemec, LMT, CST-D, raised on the Atlantic ocean, begins to question the power of touch and collective emotions in the CraniOcean Media release of, ‘TOUCH THE OCEAN: THE POWER OF OUR COLLECTIVE EMOTIONS’ (ISBN: 978-09792805-0-4). One Light Touch Can Change the World is a theme that runs throughout this intriguing look at the power of light touch.

Sunshine Media, Inc. Announces M.D. News Magazine to the Inland Empire Marketplace

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Media Inc. a leading publisher of locally focused business-to-business magazines covering high impact sectors of the economies of the United States and Canada, has named Bobby Thompson, Publisher of M.D. News, Inland Empire Region. Bobby has more than 12 years of strategic marketing and sales experience.

Provocative Novel, America Libre, Acquired by Grand Central Publishing

DAYTON, Ohio – Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After five months as a self-published edition, ‘America Libre’ (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), the controversial debut novel by Raul Ramos y Sanchez has been acquired by Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). America Libre imagines a nightmarish, not-too-distant future when tensions between Hispanic separatists and Anglo supremacists ignite an ethnic conflict.

Chicago Chef Pens a Quintessential Classic Cookbook

CHICAGO, Ill. – Sept. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chef Michael Baruch, author of ‘The New Polish Cuisine,’ creates another winner that touches the heartstrings of the city’s ethnically varied soulful cooking style. ‘Street Food Chicago’ (ISBN: 0-9715313-1-5) sizzles with 25 mouthwatering chapters, 375 original recipes, 300 vivid photos and kitchen-friendly instructions.

Studies Prove Exercise Can Heal the Body Mind and Soul

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Sept. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The power of exercise is the key theme of ‘The Body-Mind-Soul Solution’ (ISBN: 1933648546), a new book by author Bob Livingstone. Earlier this year Newsweek profiled several studies that have shown that exercise can make you smarter by its ability to cause older nerve cells to form dense, interconnected webs that make the brain run faster and more efficiently.

Declining U.S. Art Education Jeopardizing Children’s Future

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Renaissance Publications, the arts are under attack in the nation’s public schools and students are being denied the arts foundation they need to succeed in life. In answer to monumental budget cuts and diminishing arts programs, Renaissance Publications has launched a series of home study courses that are proving to be a viable alternative.

What’s in a Name? Everything to Your Dog

SANDPOINT, Idaho – Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The most important thing you can teach your new dog is his name, according to Susan Daffron of Logical Expressions, Inc. If your dog doesn’t learn his name, it’s almost impossible to teach him anything else. Daffron offers a few naming suggestions based on her book ‘Happy Hound: Develop a Great Relationship with Your Adopted Dog or Puppy’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-2-6; LCCN-2006909898)

New Summer Novel Inspires and Empowers Women to Thrive!

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author D.L. Carroll announces her first novel, ‘West Coast Lady’ (ISBN 1-4241-7318-3). Author D.L. Carroll reveals the secrets of Annabelle’s past and stirs your emotions with her courage and passion to thrive against the odds in this adult novel for women. The author conveys a realistic perspective on happily ever after and discloses subtle, yet profound, messages throughout the story.

New IRAQ Non-fiction Novel Unravels the Mystery of Iraqi Politics and Apparent Chaos

PORTLAND, Maine – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Iraq decoded’ (ISBN: 978-0-9794922-0-4, Fazeli Publishing), a book by Dr. Jabbar Fazeli is scheduled for release on August 10, 2007. Iraq decoded is an up-to-date, non-partisan overview of the facts surrounding events in Iraq, coupled with a unique analysis and realistic options for moving forward. The author is a Maine resident and a native of the Middle East

Author Declares ‘State of Emergency’ in Black America

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a bold new book, ‘If God is So Good, Why are Blacks Doing So Bad?’ (LifeBridge Books, ISBN 978-0-9786581-7-5), author James Dixon, II, believes the African-American race is an endangered species and issues an urgent call to business, government, education, entertainment and the church to address the problem.

60’s Rock and Roll Icon Dee Dee Phelps (Dick And Dee Dee) to Read Excerpts from Vinyl Highway, at The 2007 Hollywood Book Festival

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, July 28th, at 10:30 a.m., Dee Dee Phelps, author of ‘Vinyl Highway’ (ISBN: 978-1934321751), singing as Dick and Dee Dee will read on stage at the 2007 Hollywood Book Festival. The annual program celebrates books that deserve recognition from the film, television and multimedia communities

25 Years of Reporting the Trends

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The year 1982 had a lot of milestones: Sony introduced the first compact disc, a little alien stole our hearts and imaginations with E.T. and, the Valley’s own Trends Magazine released its first issue. Trends, the oldest, continuously published society, philanthropy and lifestyle publication, is celebrating its silver anniversary with events all year long.

New Book Release Heals Daughters’ Souls and Honors Fathers Using the Lost Art of Letter Writing

FLORENCE, Mass. – July 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Letters for Healing announces the release of their book ‘Letters to Fathers from Daughters: A Pathway to Healing and Hope’ (ISBN: 978-1-932279-74-0). It honors the undeniably crucial bond between daughters and their dads from the daughters’ perspective.

Survive the Attack of the Killer Zucchini – Five Ways to Use Up Those Extra Summer Squash

SANDPOINT, Idaho – July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s summertime and the zucchini are living large. Figuring out what to do with all that squash can be overwhelming. Susan Daffron of Logical Expressions, Inc. offers a few tips on using those ‘killer zucchini,’ inspired by her book ‘Vegan Success: Scrumptious, Healthy Vegan Recipes for Busy People’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-1-9; LCCN-2006907834).

Revised Christmas Ornament Guide Traces Culture, History and Material Science

MIDLAND, Mich. – July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ornament Collectors LLC announced today that ‘The Experts Guide to Collecting Christmas Ornaments’ has been revised and updated for 2007, and is now available in e-book form from ornamentcollectors.com. The book was written to give collectors more background on the evolution of the ornament collecting hobby.

Bob Miller’s Latest Book is Nothing Short of a Backstage Tour of the 3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne Division and their Unsung Hero

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This new book from Bob Miller, ‘Kill Me If You Can, You SOB’ (ISBN: 978-1-58736-846-2), is the compelling story of unsung hero Lt. Col. Manuel A. Alves (Black Hawk), at LZ Betty in Phan Thiet, Vietnam. It has been embraced by the men of the 3-506th and they have endorsed it by recommending it on their websites.

Atlanta Author Brilliantly Blends History, Mystery, Archeology and Adventure Around the Discovery That ‘The Hades’ Really Existed

ATLANTA, Ga. – June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With his novel, ‘Gates of Hades’ (ISBN-13: 978-0843958942), Atlanta author Gregg Loomis sends his character, with assassins and law enforcement on his trail, from Washington D.C., to the Dominican Republic and ultimately to the volcanoes of Sicily in a desperate race to uncover the ancient secret that lies at the heart of an unimaginable and very deadly plot.

Concise Guide to Long Term Care Insurance, Authored by LTC Financial Partners, Now Available on Amazon.com for $8.95

KIRKLAND, Wash. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will you or a family member need expensive long term care someday? Almost for sure, and you could pay big-time if you’re not properly insured. You probably know you should look into long term care insurance, but if you’re like most people, you don’t want to think about it just yet.

Mondial Books Proudly Announces Reprinting of ‘Lost’ Carl Van Vechten Novel

NEW YORK, N.Y. – June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In conjunction with the Carl Van Vechten Trust, Mondial is set to republish the late author’s long-unprinted novel, ‘Firecrackers: A Realistic Novel’ (ISBN: 978-1-59569-068-5). In what must be considered a milestone, the book will be published after being out of print for over eighty years; thereby poising to become a lost find for readers and literary scholars alike.

Latino Media Embraces New Novel America Libre, an Apocalyptic Vision of the Immigration Controversy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When I first read about America Libre, I knew this was an important book,’ said Veronica Jacuinde, producer/reporter of On The Up at SiTV. ‘As the debate over immigration becomes more inflammatory, people need to hear the message of this book. It’s a warning sign of the consequences of overreaction and prejudice.’ America Libre (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), is a novel by Raul Ramos y Sanchez.

What Your Habits Say About You and You Don’t Even Know It!

OAKLAND, Calif. – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Esteem Now is announcing that Tamir Qadree will be appearing on The Ronnie Duncan Morning Show, News Talk 1300 WERE AM. According to Qadree, a best selling author, speaker and Life Coach, ‘You can tell a lot about a person by the little things they do,’ and he says he will break it all down in his own ‘charismatic and inimitable style.’

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2007 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With gas prices hovering above $3 a gallon and expected to creep higher throughout the summer, it is critical now more than ever that boating consumers find reputable dealers to buy from and service their boats. Thanks to Boating Industry magazine and its soon-to-be-published list of the 2007 Top 100 Dealers, consumers will soon have the definitive list of the best-of-the-best dealers at their fingertips.