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).
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| 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.
Announcing the Trump Insults Playing Cards: full color caricatures of all the people whom Donald Trump has insulted
| From: Quantum Results LLC
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quantum Results is excited to announce the launch of the Trump Insults Playing Cards on Indiegogo, 54 full color caricature cards of the people in politics, entertainment and the media whom Donald Trump has insulted. Our cards include drawings of Hillary Clinton, President Obama, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Rosie O’Donnell, Kim Kardashian, Madonna and even the Pope. All of the major former Republican Presidential candidates are pictured, accompanied by Trump’s insults. Do your part to Make America Great Again. (VIDEO)
| From: Celebrity Spotlight Entertainment LLC
CARSON CITY, Nev., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The creators of the hit television show “Empire” may be facing some hard questions from author Eugene L. Weems, Founder of Celebrity Spotlight Entertainment LLC and author of the blockbuster book “Empire: Cookie’s Revenge” (ISBN: 978-1515335917). Weems is claiming Co-Creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong have allegedly based the second season of the “Empire” show on Weems’ book and have also “stolen” his idea of creating a spinoff television series about the upbringing of Taraji P. Henson’s Cookie Lyon character.
| From: Snowflake Stories LLC
CHICAGO, Ill., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Independent Publisher Book Awards presented the 20th annual IPPY awards in a special ceremony at the Willis Tower Skydeck. In the Best Publisher/Author/Book Website category, Snowflake Stories, LLC, created by San Fran developer James Stone, was honored with a bronze medal.
| From: Geek Club Books, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their interactive digital comic, ‘The Mighty League, Vol. 2: The Horrible Hug.’ This is the second in their digital and app autistic hero comic series created to help children understand their autistic peers and end the stigma of autism. The comic is downloadable via the Geek Club Books website.
| From: Capacity LLC
NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and electronic data interchange (EDI), has released a brand new eBook to help business owners who want to find a third-party fulfillment solution.
| From: Paraphrase LLC
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Little Green’ publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day. Did you know there is a ‘Save The Frogs Day’? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the world. While you might ask why this is important, frogs are essential to many ecosystems around the world.
| From: Andrew Branham
JACKSON, Mich., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Parched’ (ISBN: 978-1530519248), a new mainstream fiction novel by award-winning author, Andrew Branham, depicts a dystopian society in a post-apocalyptic world where global warming is the villain.
| From: John Tolliver
WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Reflection of Innocence’ (ISBN: 978-0692646526), by John Tolliver, is a story that centers on a Navy misfit with the ability to see inside people’s souls. Gift or curse? The reader will have to decide.
| From: RMA
MIAMI, Fla., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown’s new book, ‘Reinventing Your City – Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around’ (ISBN: 978-0986086007), is the essential guide for every city and business leader striving to make their community a better place. Authored by the co-founders of Redevelopment Management Associates, their approach to helping cities grow has resulted in $1 billion in private sector investment.
2016 Alabama Book Festival display to feature the new fiction trilogy ‘The Pray-ers’ by Mark S Mirza
| From: CTM Publishing Inc.
ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CTM Publishing’s display at the 2016 Alabama Book Festival will feature the new fiction trilogy ‘The Pray-ers’ by Mark S Mirza. The 11th annual Alabama Book Festival will be held at Old Alabama Town in downtown Montgomery on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The Festival is the state’s premier literary event and attracts thousands of people from around the State and the Southeast.
World War II Science Fiction Suspense Thriller, ‘Richter’s War’ Wins Best Short Screenplay at Los Angeles CineFest
| From: Daniel P. Douglas
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daniel P. Douglas announces his script, ‘Richter’s War,’ has won best short screenplay at the February 2016 Los Angeles CineFest. The science fiction World War II hardboiled detective story has previously won or placed in multiple contests during 2015 and 2016.
| From: Ella Miriam
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Chasing Freedom’ (ISBN: 978-0578164373) is a newly-released book authored by Ella Miriam that details her personal and compelling story from bondage to freedom. Through engaging personal stories, Miriam provides the reader with insight into social dynamics, political events and emigration patterns.
| From: Thornton Cline
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bestselling author and award-wining songwriter Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children’s book, ‘The Amazing Magical Musical Plants’ (ISBN: 978-1574243253), to Central Virginia for a free multimedia book event tour of the Richmond Public Library, the Blackstone Public Library, one Richmond Public School and an autograph event for Classical FM radio station, WCPE in Raleigh, North Carolina March 8-12, 2016.
| From: John Scott G
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Writer John Scott G is creating the world’s first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, ‘Area Code 666’ is being serialized on Ga-Ga.com, the new online magazine of the arts (in BETA).
Award-Winning Writer, Daniel P. Douglas, Announces Release of ‘Glimpse’ a Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller Short Story
| From: Geminid Press LLC
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daniel P. Douglas announces the release of a new short story entitled ‘Glimpse,’ a science fiction Cold War suspense thriller published by Geminid Press, LLC. In ‘Glimpse,’ a small group of agents who will become known as the ‘Men in Black’ deploy in response to an event that will provide a harrowing glimpse into humanity’s apocalyptic future.