Books and Publishing News - Page 14

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



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.

Senator John F Kerry and Four Olympic Athletes Sign Book to go on Auction Block at WGBH-TV Boston

LENOX, Mass. – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston’s annual WGBH-TV auction, the largest community-driven event in New England, has a book with notable signatures on the auction block this year signed by Senator Kerry, Billy Rodgers, Frank Shorter, Joan Benoit and Catherine Ndereba, notes Kathleen Cleary, author of ‘If This Is Heaven, I Am Going to be a Good Boy, the Tommy Leonard Story’ (ISBN-13: 978-0595356980).

Children’s Picture Book Series ‘Here’s What I Know So Far’ Launches at BookExpo America

FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Here’s What I Know So Far’ is both the concept and the title of a new book series that tells the first year in an animal’s life from a unique point of view – that of the animal. Ocean Publishing debuts the first book in the series, Doc’s Story (ISBN: 9780976729174), at BookExpo America on June 1 in New York City.

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).