Books and Publishing News - Page 14

Page 14 of Books and Publishing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Murder, Conspiracy, and Las Vegas … New Book Reveals True History of Los Angeles Mob

NEW YORK, N.Y. – May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book by a celebrity biographer finally tells the story of Celebrity Gangster Mickey Cohen, the Robin Hoodlum to the poor and dispossessed. ‘Hollywood’s Celebrity Gangster, The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen’ (ISBN: 1-929631-65-0), by Brad Lewis, examines the mixed morality life of the Los Angeles-based mobster.

New Book Concerning Possible Impact of Illegal Immigration Gets Mass Appeal

DAYTON, Ohio – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘America Libre’ (ISBN: 0-595-42606-9), a fictional book by Raul Ramos y Sanchez, highlights the growing social tension caused by illegal immigration and shows a possible outcome of the crisis – a civil war that leads to the redrawing of America’s borders

Author Finds Unique Way to Market Children’s Story – eBay Auction Includes Manuscript and All Media Rights

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A North Carolina author has found a unique way to market his writings to potential publishers. Steven Blood has put the manuscript for his children’s book ‘The City of Lost Socks’ on the online auction website eBay in what seems to be the only auction of its kind.

New Diet Plan Uses Candy as a Tool for Losing Weight

TULSA, Okla. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most conventional wisdom would exclude or limit candy in the diet of anyone wanting to lose weight. In his new book, ‘The Candy Diet – Taming the Hunger Monster’ (ISBN 978-1-58736-766-3), author Mark Underwood says that candy does in fact have a place in your diet and can serve as a good-tasting tool for weight reduction.

President Gerald R. Ford’s Final Memoir is Released

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FlatSigned Press, a publishing house and rare books distributor, has released exclusive new writings by the late President Gerald R. Ford. The book, entitled ‘A Presidential Legacy and The Warren Commission’ (ISBN-13: 978-1-934304-02-0), provides a fascinating look into the mind of a great American leader in the final years before his death.

Leading Transportation Industry Executive Explores Leadership Lessons – New Book Designed as Business Tool

DALLAS, Texas – Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leadership inspiration is easy to find, says author Bill Webb, but difficult to apply. Webb offers practical leadership tips and motivation in his new book ‘Igniting the Blue Flame: Answering the Call to Leadership’ (ISBN-13 978-0-9791445-0-9). Webb’s search for transformational ideas became the roots for The Blue Flame Project.

Authors Challenge the Law of Attraction in New E-Book that Promises to Provide Balance and Tell the Truth

MEDIA, Pa. – Mar. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jerry ThompSon and Rashiid Coleman are co-authors of an intuitive new book: ‘The Believer’s Guide to The Law of Attraction’ (ISBN: 978-1-4243-3947-1), which challenges the ‘Law of Attraction’ and communicates that people of faith must re-examine how to achieve what they want in life.

New Weight Loss Book Teaches Dieters How to Change Behaviors and Keep the Weight Off

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to weight loss, finding an understanding doctor can be almost impossible. Just ask Hamilton Erridge, author of the new book ‘Creating Your New Lifestyle’ (ISBN: 0-9793455-0-2). Creating Your New Lifestyle is a book about changing behaviors to lose weight.

Rumors of Castro Regime’s Imminent Demise Spark Interest in Cuban Diaspora as ‘Broken Paradise’ Hits Bookstores

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With recent comments from U.S. National Intelligence Director John Negroponte that ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s days ‘seem to be numbered,’ and discussion in congress of opening travel to Havana, interest in pre-Communist Cuba and Cuban Diaspora issues have caused unprecedented interest in books about Cuba and Cuban Americans. The best among them may be the new historical novel, ‘Broken Paradise’ (ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-8779-1), by Cecilia Samartin.

New Book Spills the Beans on How to Protect Family Assets from Nursing Home Costs

BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nursing home costs are skyrocketing to an average of $75,000 per year and a new book – ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets’ (Phylius Press, ISBN: 978-0-9790801-1-1) – teaches people how to qualify for Medicaid to get these expenses paid.

Author Makes Improving Vocabulary Easy and Fun for College Students

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book from AuthorHouse, Inc., authored by Rico Thompson, is written to help college freshmen get off on the right foot and get a leg up in college; ’15 Easy and Fun Ways College Freshmen Can Improve Their Vocabulary’ (ISBN-13: 978-1403394477), reveals ways for college freshmen to improve word power.

Author Dee Dee Phelps to Appear at Village Books in Pacific Palisades

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Dee Dee Phelps signs and talks about her memoir ‘Vinyl Highway’ (ISBN-10: 1412073839) singing as Dick and Dee Dee, at Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades 90272 on Thursday evening, February 8th at 7:30 pm.

New Book Chronicles History of Fascinating Seaside Rhode Island Community

WARWICK, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Warwick Neck – A Collection of Memories,’ edited by Bill Nixon, is a visually stunning, 400-page book with over 800 photographs; it will take the reader back in time through a collection of newspaper articles, photos, and stories about a colorful community that sits on the edge of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island.

Give a ‘Gorilla Hug’ for National Hugging Day – January 21, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is there someone you want to hug? January 21 is your chance! Marianne Richmond, author and illustrator of the new ‘Fish Kisses and Gorilla Hugs’ (ISBN 10: 1-934082-03-4, $15.95), offers a few options for National Hugging Day.

Broadband Productions Inc. Launches Global Book Portal

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broadband Productions Inc. Launches Global Portal premiering the Science Fiction Thriller: ‘The End of Time’ (ISBN 1-4116-3846-8). The book is a creative new look at a persistently old theme: good versus evil. But instead of adding yet another cookie-cutter story to the gristmill, author Randall Towe has created a fantastic world in which two lovers are torn apart by enormous evil.

New Uncensored Book Gets Inside the Minds of Men and Reveals to Women What Men Want

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harper Arrington Publishing announces the publication of its first book in a new series – ‘The Little Back Book Exposed’ (ISBN: 0-9764161-8-2) – that delves into the minds of men and reveals their innermost secrets to women. The book comes with a warning label to ensure that no one gets offended. According to the authors, that’s what makes the book so special. It’s a behind-the-scenes view that allows women to be a fly on the wall in the men’s locker room.

Author Ray Bates Introduces First Book in New Series of Police Procedurals

PORTLAND, Ore. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ray Bates Mysteries is home to the 43-year old Bureau veteran, Detective Sgt. John Quincy Bowers, who works the Portland homicide scene and is considered a new-age misfit by his peers; ‘Blue Butterfly’ (ISBN: 1425941362) is the first in a series featuring Bowers.

In ‘Breaking the Antichrist Code: The Blueprint of Deception’ author Eric W. B. vonAnderseck, ThD, DD Breaks Open a 6,000 Year Code

PORT HURON, Mich. – Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the world reeling toward the apocalypse and the advent of the Antichrist man, a 6,000 year old code has been broken by Dr. Eric vonAnderseck, of Second 8th Week Ministries, Inc., giving humanity an unprecedented inside view of how the Antichrist’s rule will be tied to the Antichrist spirit and Antichrist system, now at work in every level of mankind’s existence, even inside the church.

New Book Shares Tips for Raising a Happy and Healthy Shelter-Adopted Dog or Puppy

SANDPOINT, Idaho – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book from Logical Expressions, Inc. aims to help new, adoptive-dog owners get off on the right ‘paw.’ ‘Happy Hound: Develop a Great Relationship with Your Adopted Dog or Puppy’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-2-6; LCCN-2006909898) tells new owners what they need to know to raise a wonderful family pet.

New Jersey Author Addresses Controversial Issue of the Trinity and the Origin of Miracles

NEWARK, N.J. – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Charles Elephant believes that people are responsible for their own destiny. In his recently released devotional guide book, ‘Echoes of Heaven’ (ISBN: 1412089751), he discusses the personal nature of religion and encourages people to nurture their individual relationships with God.

New Book Teaches Business Owners How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Poor Web Site Design and Development

SANDPOINT, Idaho – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book from Logical Expressions, Inc. aims to demystify the often-confusing world of ecommerce. In ‘Web Business Success: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Web Sites That Work’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-0-2; LCCN-2006909228) authors James Byrd and Susan Daffron share practical tips and strategies to help business owners make good choices when they put a Web site online.

Neotrope Announces the Relaunch of Online News and Lifestyle Magazine eNewsChannels

TORRANCE, Calif. – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a 24 year old entertainment, publishing, brand marketing and content company, announced today the formal re-launch of its online news and lifestyle magazine, eNewsChannels(TM). The publication (at www.eNewsChannels.com) features articles on social issues, personal well being, and entertainment. Selected news stories from the offbeat to the fascinating are included. The publication is edited by veteran journalist Christopher Laird Simmons, with a varied list of storied contributors.

A New Cookbook for Vegans by Vegans Serves Up Dinner Ideas

SANDPOINT, Idaho – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vegans may not have many options when it comes to convenience foods or dining out, but a new cookbook released by Logical Expressions, Inc. can help get dinner on the table quickly – ‘Vegan Success: Scrumptious, Healthy Vegan Recipes for Busy People’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-1-9; LCCN-2006907834).

Boating Industry Magazine Updates 2006 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat has become a much easier task for consumers around the country, thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s second annual Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of an incredibly powerful group of marine dealers that generated more than $2.88 billion in retail sales, or nearly 8 percent of the entire $37 billion marine market.

What Role Did a Rare Genetic Disorder Play in the Life of a Sexual Killer? A New Novel Reveals the Shocking Truth

HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The psychological thriller ‘TO THE BONE’ (ISBN: 0-9769688-3-5) by Mark Vann is based on an astonishing medical case history and offers readers a villain like no other in the annals of crime fiction. The strands of the plot are darkly and deftly intertwined like the DNA helix of the killer.

SMU and Texas Almanac Re-Print 1936 Centennial Edition

DALLAS, Texas – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Almanac has partnered with the William P. Clements School of Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University to reproduce their 1936 Centennial Edition. The exact facsimile reproduction of the 1936 almanac that celebrated the state’s 100th year of independence includes a new introduction, foreword and table of contents.

Greater Washington D.C. Strategic Development Firm Launches Business Publications Division

ASHBURN, Va. – Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Core Concepts, LLC, a corporate development organization located in Northern Virginia and South West Florida since 2002, announced today the launch of Core Concepts Publishing in conjunction with their first book publication, 4 Circles of Good Business, written by Christopher Novak of Marcellus, New York (ISBN 0-9788668-0-0).

Chick Lit Turns Hip in New Novel: The Kids at Latimar High

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deborah J. Copeland announced today the release of her first Young Adult Novel, ‘The Kids at Latimar High’ (ISBN: 0-595-40381-6), published by iUniverse. School reporter, Lauren O’Neil, a.k.a. ‘news girl’ and her best friend, drop dead gorgeous cheerleader, Rosalyn Brown, are breaking all the rules when they discover they’re competing for the same guy at school – Kevin Johnson, Latimar High’s star quarterback.

Bootlegger Al Capone Not the Beer Baron That Historians Portray Him to Be

CHICAGO, Ill. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a city that still takes boastful pride in its beery connection to gangster Al Capone, author Bob Skilnik says Big Al’s brewing legacy is more baloney than brewing history. In his recently released book, BEER: A History of Brewing in Chicago ($24.95, Hardcover, 416 pages, Barricade Books, ISBN 1569803129), the beer historian argues that the real brains behind the beer that flowed through Chicago’s streets was Capone’s mentor, Johnny Torrio.

Debut Author Publishes Intriguing Sequel to a Dickens Classic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington area writer, Diana Mayer, has accomplished what few authors would attempt – a sequel to ‘A Tale of Two Cities.’ Inspired by that classic story, and the lack of works like it in today’s ‘easy read’ market, Mayer set out to bring a little of Dickens’ literary style back to modern readers. Her novel, ‘Evremonde’ (ISBN: 0-595-34620-0) does just that.

Exercise in Bed Improves Sleep and Fitness Says Top Chiropractor

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The co-author of the recently published ‘Get Fit In Bed’ (ISBN: 1572244607), Dr. Genie Tartell, a nationally known Chiropractor who has appeared on ABC-TV, ‘The View,’ and the Fox morning program, ‘Fox & Friends,’ says you can get a better nights sleep by exercising in bed. Dr. Tartell wrote ‘Get Fit In Bed’ with co-author Ted Kavanau, the founder of CNN Headline News.

Brilliantly Illuminating our Inner Dark – SARCOPHAGUS, the Novel, Just Published

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jean-Pierre Chevalier, a leading authority on genetic medicine, and iUniverse, Inc., a leading provider of publishing technology solutions announced today the long-awaited publication of ‘Sarcophagus,’ the novel (ISBN: 0-595-67678-2). In this stunning work of contemporary fiction, Chevalier has succeeded in illuminating one of the unspeakable tragedies of our age: the institutionalized exploitation of illness.

Minneapolis Author and Illustrator Sells One Millionth Book and Beats Publishing Odds

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marianne Richmond, president of Marianne Richmond Studios, Inc., is quietly solidifying her niche as a proven player in the sales-challenged book world, passing the sale of a remarkable one millionth book.

New Science Fiction Genre Book, The End of Time

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broadband Productions Inc. launches global promotion of science fiction thriller ‘The End of Time’ (ISBN 1-4116-3846-8). The End of Time, by Randall Towe, is an apocalyptic science fiction thriller with an alien twist.

Check Your Pride at the Door

ROANOKE, Va. – Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The illness is real. The story is personal. The strategies work. There is life after receiving a diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). That’s the message of ‘Check Your Pride at the Door’ (ISBN 0-7414-3503-9), a newly published book by Virginia psychologist, Dr. Darryl D. Helems, who has lived with IBD for more than twenty years since his diagnosis at age 17.

Author Dee Dee Phelps Introduced at the Book Publicists of Southern California Awards Dinner

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dee Dee Phelps, author of ‘Vinyl Highway,’ singing as Dick and Dee Dee in the Sixties was introduced to a sold out audience by Book Publicists of Southern California founder Irwin Zucker, with comedian Fred Travalena and game show host Wink Martindale, at the 12th Annual IRWIN Awards dinner and program for Book Publicists of Southern California on October 11th in Studio City, California.

Florida Poet Tapped to Organize Reading at Library of Congress

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Jacksonville, Florida, poet Kay B. Day (www.kayday.com) read at the South Carolina Book Festival in February, she struck up a conversation with poet Patricia Gray. Ms. Gray is coordinator of Poetry at Noon, a regular reading series at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. ‘We were just talking about poetry,’ Day says. ‘The idea of a Florida poetry reading came up.’

Chicagoland Beer Author Returns to WGN Radio, Rolls Out More Book Signing Dates

CHICAGO, Ill. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After wrapping up a recent appearance at the Goose Island brewpub, book signings in suburban Riverside and Hinsdale, and a nod in the Chicago Tribune, Bob Skilnik, author of ‘BEER: A History of Brewing in Chicago’ (ISBN 1569803129) readies for a second appearance on WGN Radio.

Brother and Sister Writing Team Release New Novel in Time for Halloween

MT. AIRY, N.C. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brother and sister writing duo, CJ and Tabitha Edwards, announce the release of a new sci-fi novel, ‘StarKazar and the Mysterious Happenings’ (ISBN: 978-1-4116-9314-2), in conjunction with Lulu.com, a provider of print-on-demand books.

New Work of Fiction, ‘Lemon Curd’, Follows Implications of Office Relationship

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linbrook Press today announced the publication of ‘Lemon Curd’ (ISBN 10: 0-9779780-0-1), a fictional tale of love and loyalty by first time author Homa Pourasgari. The author infuses Lemon Curd with morals and ethical standards as demonstrated by the internal struggle of the main characters, taking place in two transcontinental cities, Los Angeles and London.