ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A good old school love song can take you on a journey and incite the resurgence of memories long gone. The 1973 hit “Can This Be Real” is a prime example. The melody was a Top 40 break through on the R&B charts and The Natural Four were the singular force behind the hit. Ollan Christopher Bell, better known as Chris James, knows first-hand about song-induced travels. The Natural Four was his group and in his newly released memoirs “Music Saved My Life, From Darkness Into The Light, My Life As A 70’s R&B/Soul Singer” (ISBN: 978-0998795003) he takes us on an intimate trek through his life and times.
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| From: Message Rain
ARLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After three years of work, first time author Glenn Koenig is celebrating the publication of his first book, “A Man Wearing a Dress” (ISBN: 978-0998583303) now available from publisher Message Rain. He plans to host a book release party on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., in Arlington center.
The 50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special Event to Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian
| From: Mark Oristano
MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of “Surgeons’ Story” (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person’s heart pumping his blood for 18 days.
‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions
| From: Qbix Accounting Solutions
MACON, Ga., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, “Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing” is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.
‘Inner Peace Outer Abundance’ by Kim Ha Campbell – new book maps clearest routes to your business sense and your dreams
| From: Kim Ha Campbell
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Live Life Ventures and Dog Ear Publishing announce the release of “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” (ISBN: 978-1457556531) by Kim Ha Campbell is available internationally today, Sept. 12, 2017. “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” is delivering the best steps and mapping the clearest routes to help yourself, your business sense, and your dreams.
12-Year Old Author Survives Death, Seven Surgeries and Severe Sleep Apnea to Write Teen Book on Healthy Thinking
| From: Textorium Publishing
NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mekani G. Collins was born a micro-preemie at one-pound, two and a half ounces. Doctors stated he would not live. He survived imminent death, seven surgeries and severe sleep apnea (he stopped breathing 61 times in one night) before his fourth birthday. Today, health is so important to him that he wrote a book – “Stinking Thinking Isn’t Cool!” (ISBN: 978-0998819419) published by Textorium Publishing. It’s an action-packed teenage adventure that’s all about pushing boundaries and making the right choices.
Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall hosts the ‘Inner Peace Outer Abundance’ Book launch and Author Q&A
| From: Christ Family Church at Tradition
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Motivational, informational and inspirational speaker and trainer Kim Ha Campbell, the author of “Inner Peace Outer Abundance” (ISBN: 978-1457556531) is coming to Christ Family Church at Tradition Town Hall on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 for a book release party and speaking event.
| From: Mark Oristano
DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As kids across the country get ready to go back to school, Dr. Kristine Guleserian, one of the nation’s most accomplished pediatric heart surgeons, thinks back on her early school days very fondly. Guleserian is the co-author, with Mark Oristano, of “Surgeon’s Story: Inside OR-1 with One of America’s Top Pediatric Heart Surgeons” (ISBN: 978-1935953777).
Poor People Choose to Be Poor, says ‘Professional Plaintiff’ and Children’s Book Author Cory Groshek
| From: Manifestation Machine
GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Poor people are poor because they choose to be poor, says ‘professional plaintiff’ turned children’s book author Cory Groshek, who is also the founder of personal growth and development brand Manifestation Machine. He’s the author of “Breaking Away: Book One of the Rabylon Series” (ISBN: 978-1946029003).
| From: Geek Club Books, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, a 501(c)(3) focused on autism education and empowerment, today announced that it has been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grants, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.
| From: K.J. Blocker
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — K.J. Blocker has created an alternative universe, like no other can, in his newly-released book, “Treasure of the Magical Mine Moppets” (ISBN: 978-0999150740). Published by Mindstir Media, the book’s motive is to foster kindness and understanding.
| From: StoryWorld International Corporation
OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Parents who want their kids to speak and read in another language just got help. Following a successful release to schools, STORYWORLD(TM) is now offering access to their interactive language learning books to parents who want to start their kids learning Spanish or Mandarin and even get a head start reading in English.
| From: Laguna College of Art and Design
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) hosted New York Times Best-Selling Author, Dean Koontz on Tuesday, July 11 at LCAD’s historic Main Campus in Laguna Beach for an exclusive speaking engagement.
Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Michael ‘Mike’ Miller’s Amazing New Self-Help Book Is Endorsed by Clergy and Coaches Alike
| From: Pyramid Press
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pyramid Press proudly announced today its latest book, “Coach Miller’s Guide and Workbook To Life And Success” (ISBN: 978-0996893503) is available now at all bookstores and on Amazon. The book has an inspired and moving introduction by Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams and an amazing foreword by noted religious and political leader Rev. Misi Tagaloa, Ph.D., Head Pastor Second Samoan Church of Long Beach.
| From: Aaron Ozee
ADDISON, Ill., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High quality fiction for children can be an impossible niche to satisfy and that is why Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of “My Darling Child Shiloh,” has been gathering so much attention. Ozee’s work with “My Darling Child Shiloh” garnered near universal praise when it was released in 2016. Ozee, a prolific author with 10 other pieces of work under his belt, immediately seized upon this success in order to develop his most ambitious project yet: “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790).
| From: Leland Melvin
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Retired pro football player Leland Melvin thought his road to the NFL was an incredible journey – until he climbed aboard the shuttle Atlantis and traveled to outer space. Twice. Melvin, a former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, engineer and astronaut, shares his real-life experiences, triumphs and challenges in an inspirational memoir. The book: “CHASING SPACE: AN ASTRONAUT’S STORY OF GRIT, GRACE, AND SECOND CHANCES” (ISBN: 978-0062496720; Amistad Hardcover Original).
| From: Mahogany Star
LONG ISLAND, N.Y., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Mahogany Star brings the sizzle to summertime reading with a sexy sequence of new book releases. Star’s new titles, “Sex Degrees of Separation” and “Summer’s Heat” are sure fire temperature boosters for readers who aren’t afraid of the steam.
In ‘Abduction’ Walter Blair Has Written a Thriller for Readers Who Gravitate to Highs and Lows of a Mystery Pursuit
| From: WBlair Publishing
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Walter Blair’s third novel obviously demonstrates that the success of his first two novels were not flukes. The literary skills presented by Blair in “Abduction” (2017, WBlair Publishing) place him in a class reserved for John Grisham, Danielle Steel, David Baldacci, Lee Child and Michael Connelly, to name a few.
| From: Twelve 11 Media
LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Twelve 11 Media, the Publisher of “Mortgage Women Magazine” and “Mortgage Compliance Magazine,” announced today that Kristin Messerli has been named Managing Editor of Mortgage Women Magazine. Kristin officially started on April 1, 2017 and the May-June 2017 issue of “Mortgage Women Magazine” will be the first issue produced under Kristin’s leadership.
DayStar Books Introduces New Website to Keep Gardeners Informed on Tips and Techniques to Reduce Consumer Gardening Prices
| From: DayStar Books
DETROIT, Mich., April 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DayStar Books has launched a new website and companion eBook offering lesser known tips and techniques to consumers on factors affecting gardening prices entitled “Eastern Market Flower Deals.”
Online Marketing and Customer Acquisition Experts Publish Book, ‘How to Acquire Your First Million Customers’
| From: Ken McDonald and Chris Newton
DENVER, Colo., April 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital marketing veterans Ken McDonald and Chris Newton have written and published “How to Acquire Your First Million Customers,” a book about growing online businesses through a variety of customer acquisition and online marketing techniques. The book is available this week as a free download on Amazon to celebrate the launch.
The Oracle Group International announces publication of ‘MAKE YOUR MARK: Personal Branding Through On-Purpose Living’ by Courtney R. Rhodes
| From: Oracle Group International
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group International is thrilled to announce the publication of “MAKE YOUR MARK: Personal Branding Through ‘On-Purpose’ Living” (paperback; on sale March 14, 2017; $20; ISBN: 978-0692833919) by award-winning, brand strategist, entrepreneur and author Courtney R. Rhodes.
| From: Stephanie Pedersen
MANHATTAN, N.Y., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring always makes super foods author Stephanie Pedersen dig her fingers into dark, rich earth and plant anew. That’s why she launches her week-long blog party, “Spring Back to Roots,” on the first day of Spring, March 20, 2017. The event celebrates the publication of her latest book, “Roots: The Complete Guide to the Underground Superfood” (ISBN: 978-1454921424).
| From: Vegetarian Alcoholic Press
MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota poet Georgia Lundeen, who made a name in verse through her popular blog Shrinks Aren’t Cheap, is set to release her first physical collection of works, titled “Spare” (ISBN: 978-1-940129-69-3), on April 21, 2017, Vegetarian Alcoholic Press announced today.
| From: Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn
OWENSBORO, Ky., Feb. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — March 2 is designated “Read Across America” day by the National Education Association, and the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn is taking it one step further. It’s partnering with the University Press of Kentucky and the Daviess County Public Library to host community reading events every Monday night in March.
EGW Publishing Announces the Release of Its Newest Book, ‘Poets About Poetry: Interviews with Contemporary American Poets’
| From: EGW Publishing
FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EGW Publishing, established 1979, is proud to announce the release of its newest book, “Poets About Poetry: Interviews with Contemporary American Poets” by H. Philip Hsieh. 14 renowned poets, including four Poets Laureate of the United States, a Nobel Prize winner (chemistry), three Pulitzer Prize Winners and other prestigious poetry award recipients are presented in this book of interviews.
| From: ChildVoice
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ChildVoice today announced that on Saturday, January 28, from 2-4 p.m., “Enduring the Night” co-author Natalie Committee-Fath will present an Author Talk at The Potter’s House, a nonprofit cafe and bookstore in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Committee-Fath will shine light on the issue of human trafficking and the plight of an estimated 250,000 child soldiers involved in conflicts globally.
| From: Manifestation Machine
GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Manifestation Machine, a global personal growth and development brand, today announced the release of “Breaking Away: Book One of the Rabylon Series” (ISBN: 978-1946029003), the debut, middle grade fiction novel from Cory Groshek, a man dubbed a “professional plaintiff” by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel who, in early 2015, filed three Class Action lawsuits over alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, including one against cable giant Time Warner Cable.
Animal rights advocates applaud Rebecca House Publishing newest book, ‘Jeremy and the Crow Nation’ by Tatiana Strelkoff
| From: To Love Children Educational Foundation International
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rebecca House Publishing and To Love Children Educational Foundation International Inc., a 501(c)(3), announces the release of “Jeremy and the Crow Nation” (ISBN 978-0945522058) by Tatiana Strelkoff. “Jeremy” is the second book in “The Changer Trilogy.”
| From: Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
VENICE, Calif., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading independent Literary Arts Centers, is planning a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2018. Guided by the nonprofit’s Executive Director, Richard Modiano, and council of prominent artist-curators, a program of activities commencing January 1, 2018, will take place at Beyond Baroque’s Venice location and in venues throughout Los Angeles.
| From: Marvin Lee Robey
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marvin Lee Robey announces the release of his latest book, “Axe the Taxes.” Mr. Robey says “Axe the Taxes” is based on Supreme Court cases dealing with taxes and quotes those Supreme Court rulings.
| From: Pyramid Press
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pyramid Press announces the release of their newest book, “The Adventures of Steamo The Wonder Crab” (ISBN: 978-0989901796) by well-known educator and former college professor Michael Miller, M.Ed., M.S. “Steamo” is illustrated by Jeffrey Vernon and art director Minhee Choe.
Oracle Group Hosts Actress and Author of ‘Around The Way Girl’ Taraji P. Henson with Author, ‘Awesomely’ Luvvie Ajayi
| From: Oracle Group International
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Literary PR & Marketing Firm, The Oracle Group International announced that in celebration of their 10th year in operation, they will host the Washington D.C. “Homecoming” book tour stop for Award Winning Actress and now Author Taraji P. Henson on Oct. 22.
Geek Club Books Partners with Someone Special Books for Special Needs Kindness and Acceptance Initiative
| From: Geek Club Books, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, and Someone Special Uniquely Personalized Books today announced their “Kindness and Awareness” initiative to help educate children about other children with special needs. Geek Club Books creates autism awareness education and curriculum so parents and teachers can introduce important topics of autism in the inclusive classroom.
Daniel P. Douglas Cold War Sci-Fi Thriller Short Script ‘Glimpse’ Advances in 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards
| From: Daniel P. Douglas
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Mexico-based writer Daniel P. Douglas announces his science fiction Cold War thriller short script, “Glimpse,” has advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards. The awards competition was established in 2003 by an alliance of Hollywood producers, agents, and development executives.
| From: Amina M. Derbi
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the peak of a highly controversial election year, a new thriller for young-adults has recently been published featuring a teenaged Muslim girl as the protagonist. “The Storyteller and the Terrorist in Our Newsfeeds,” by Amina Derbi, is about the rise and fall of seventeen-year-old Najmah Qamar, a passionate storyteller who ends up living through her worst fears as her tales come to life.
| From: Stephanie Pedersen
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Super food celebrity author Stephanie Pederson hosts the peak “Berry Extravaganza,” a free tele-summit event featuring a panel of today’s “berry best” super food celebrity experts and authors, July 9-31, 2016.
| From: LeAnna DeAngelo
DENVER, Colo., June 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine what it would be like to be the first person to perform at the world famous Red Rocks outdoor theatre. Dr. LeAnna DeAngelo did. She has written a novel, “Maestro Satriano” (ISBN: 978-0692716632), based on a true story about her great-great uncle, Pietro Satriano. He and his band were the first to perform at Red Rocks on May 31, 1906.
| From: Christopher Murphy
SANTA FE, N.M., June 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Goliath Trembled: Confronting the Cabal” (ISBN: 978-1530268795), a page-turning thriller by Christopher Murphy, challenges mainstream media, which he says is controlled by the “Corporate Goliath.”
| From: Carole Howard
WARWICK, N.Y., June 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leaving her comfort zone, having adventurous fun, and being useful are at the heart of Carole Howard’s new travel memoir, “Tales of a Silver-Haired Volunteer: Going Far and Giving Back” (ISBN: 978-1619844568). The book documents the author’s and her husband’s late-in-life volunteer travels to Africa and Asia. Some are funny. Some are serious. Many are both.