AUSTIN, TX – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From films to television to politics and economics, the nation, and perhaps the world seems to have run devoid of imagination, says the iJustRead company. Salvador SeBasco feels the strain of this lack, and he hopes his new children’s book, ‘The Boy, The King, and The Chihuahua’ (now available through AuthorHouse), can correct this alarming trend by focusing on one of America’s most important resources.
Books and Publishing News - Page 20
Page 20 of Books and Publishing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Pine Orchard Inc.
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ulyssian Publications, an imprint of Pine Orchard Inc., announces its newly released novel ‘The House of Ecksteins: A Doctor’s Ill-Fated Journey,’ by Karun Nayar. Nayar is the pen name of a practicing physician in Florida who has witnessed corruption in the healthcare industry for many years. He walks the reader through a winding maze of organized crimes that ‘milks the system’ by taking care of elderly patients through Medicare.
| From: The Bookmark, Inc.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bookmark, of Santa Clarita, California, is pleased to announce the release of its 2006 catalog. This all-new catalog contains the most comprehensive offering of Christian Science publications available anywhere. The free catalog offers a wide range of literature from the early writings Mary Baker Eddy, Bicknell Young, Edward Kimball, and Martha Wilcox, to the contemporary books of Richard Claude Haw and Ann Beals.
| From: Candace Silvasy
CINCINNATI, OH – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the publication of ‘The Art of the Spa – Spas of the World 2006 Engagement Calendar’ was announced. ‘The Art of the Spa Engagement Calendar,’ by international spa expert Candace Silvasy, and published by Andrews McMeel Publishing, is the first calendar ever to be entirely devoted to spas.
| From: Broadband Productions Inc.
CLEARWATER, Fla. – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broadband Productions announces publication of ‘The End of Time’ (ISBN: 1-4116-3846-8) in conjunction with Lulu Enterprises. Randall Towe wrote ‘The End of Time’ as reminder that we all need to live in the moment.
| From: Pelzer Corporation
RALEIGH, NC – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Well known international best selling author Richard Pelzer addressed the Special Operations Command of the US Army in Raleigh NC. Attendees were Commanders, Sergeants Major, Senior Officers as well as Lt. General Kensinger. The Family Advocacy Conference was held to benefit some of our nation’s soldiers and provide an overwhelming acknowledgment of the stress and pressure these soldiers live with. Pelzer spoke for just about an hour to an intensely quite and attentive audience. Conference attendees as well as the limited amount of media that were allowed to attend were in awe as the speaker presented his life as a child, young adult and now as an international best selling author.
| From: Averstream Press
TAMPA, Fla. – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Averstream Press today announced the publication of ‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles,’ by Zane Lalani, a book designed to bring the Beatles to a new generation of teenage Beatles fans, including many who keep their Beatles passion in the closet.
| From: Bruce Adams, Author
FORT MYERS, Fla. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his book, ‘Prophet or Madman’ (ISBN: 0-9764840-6-4), Bruce Adams tells the story of his own surprise life-altering experience with a higher power and how, through his interpretation from this higher power, he has developed a roadmap for living based on a set of universal truths that impact us all.
| From: Sams Technical Publishing, LLC
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They are the two most important things in your life – your family, and your home. You need to protect them! Home security measures are important in today’s society. Whether it is to protect your personal records from identity theft, or to provide added security for your family after dark, you have the ability to accomplish a home security system on your own. Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the August release of ‘The Savvy Guide to Home Security,’ ISBN 0-7906-1315-8.
‘My Way Out’ Alcohol Recovery Program, Featured Recently in The Wall Street Journal, Highlights New Treatments for Addiction
| From: Capalo Press
ANCHORAGE, AK – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month and there may be cause for alcoholics to celebrate, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. New approaches to treatment, which include medications that curb craving, appear to finally offer a glimmer of hope to the estimated 17.5 million Americans who suffer with alcohol addiction. An innovative therapy described in a book by Capalo Press is doing just that.
| From: Publishers Newswire
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – September 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 13 new books of note, released during August 2005. Book topics include the nature of reality in ‘Paradox’ by Jane Weir; ‘The Evolution Diet” by JSB Morse; an autobiography of the ‘wizard of weed’ in ‘9021Grow’ by CraigX; evidence proving pre-Columbian Chinese maritime survey of the world in ‘The 1421 Heresy’ by Anatole Andro; and author Waymon Lefall brings a missing piece of African American history to his children’s book ‘The Legend of Jocko.’
| From: Great Capes Consulting
NEW YORK, NY – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great Capes Consulting announces the publication of ‘Haul Away! Teambuilding Lessons from a Voyage Around Cape Horn.’ The book presents lessons learned by author Rob Duncan from his experience of taking a break from his consulting and college teaching career in order to sign on as a deckhand on the Europa, a tall ship that was bound for Cape Horn, the most dangerous waters on the planet.
Some Caucasian North Carolina Educators Find Book by African-American Author ‘Insulting to African-American Readers’
| From: Jireh Publishers
NORFOLK, VA – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Martha J. Ross Rodgers, an author for Jireh Publishers, is an African-American woman that writes motivational books on diversity and moving beyond racial, economic, and cultural stereotypes. Imagine her surprise when some members of the 2005 North Carolina Textbook Committee stated that her book ‘Awakenings’ was ‘religiously insulting” and “insulting to African-Americans.’
| From: Jane Weir, Author
HOUSTON, TX – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The newly-released book from iUniverse Publishers, ‘Paradox, The Rejected Cornerstone,’ by Jane Weir embarks on an eye-opening journey into the obscure realm of paradoxes and proves that instead of mysticism and contradiction these ubiquitous equations, ironically, reveal a secret inner and higher form of order-specifically, the long sought after and ever-elusive universal blueprint.
‘Connecting with the Bliss of Life,’ by Former Navy SEAL Dave Ferruolo, Offers Tips for Moving Beyond Stress and Negative Thinking
| From: Bliss Media
MANCHESTER, NH – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bliss Media today announced the publication of ‘Connecting with the Bliss of Life, Powerful Lessons for Living a Peaceful and Happy Life’ (ISBN: 0976742497) by former Navy SEAL David Michael Ferruolo.
| From: Craig X Rubin
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 9021GROW (ISBN-0-9747110-0-4) by CraigX is an autobiography that is quickly becoming a classic. Released last week, this book is part history and part celebrity gossip column. Jill Ishkanian, West Coast Editor of US MAGAZINE, wrote to the television producer of CNBC’s ‘The Big Idea’ saying: ‘It’s very controversial, just came out, everyone will be talking about it, I’m in the book as having found this pot dealer, my chapter is after Brad Pitt’s name, world fascinated with celebrities as you know, can get you a book to look at. I’d go on the show with CraigX….Be the first before it gets picked up elsewhere.’
Joseph Stephen Breese Morse Announces the Alternative to Fad Dieting With the Release of His Book ‘The Evolution Diet’
| From: CoDe Publishing
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joseph SB Morse announces release of ‘The Evolution Diet’ (ISBN 1-4116-3503-5) published by CoDe Publishing. Author promotes eating ‘what and how we were designed to eat.’
| From: Publishing Basics Radio
NEW YORK, NY – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Publishing Basics Radio released a series of interviews with the nation’s top Print on Demand (POD) publishers. The seven part series includes interviews with the CEOs of iUniverse and Author House, the top two POD publishers in the country, as well as the former finance VP of XLibris, the third largest. When combined, the interviews paint a revealing picture of an industry slanted more toward selling books and services to authors versus selling books to the public.
| From: Author Gordon Baker
PENTICTON, B.C., Canada – August 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Gordon Baker, announced today the release of his book, Desperate To Survive (ISBN: 1-59526-011-0). Based on a true story, this book gives a dramatic account of the terrible pain and suffering the author’s sister inflicted on him, in her attempt to become the sole heir to the family’s $300,000 estate.
| From: Anatole Andro, Author
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Anatole Andro spent two-and-a-half years evaluating Chinese and European historical documents pertaining to the alleged Ming Chinese circumnavigation of the world one hundred years before the great European explorations. The author found that not only did such evidence exist, historians and investigators had knowledge of it. Many even commented on some of the evidence, then provided tenuous explanations for it, ignored it, or supplanted it.
| From: Ginseng Press
TORONTO, Ontario – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ginseng Press announces the release of ‘The Chinese Almanac 2006.’ The almanac predicts, among other things, that this coming winter will be mild and spring will arrive early, but spring and summer will be abnormally cool. Beans and corn will grow well but wheat will not. Insomnia and heart problems will be common health concerns.
| From: Meadow Geese Press
PORTLAND, Ore. – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shakespeare scholars attending a week-long Concordia University seminar concluded that the great poet-dramatist revealed the most significant chapter of his life in the Sonnets of 1609, as explained in the new 918-page edition by Hank Whittemore entitled The Monument: ‘Shake-Speares Sonnets’ by Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (Meadow Geese Press, ISBN: 0966556453), published this year.
Waymon Lefall Brings a Missing Piece of African American History to Children’s Book, ‘The Legend of Jocko’
| From: Lefall and Co Inc.
BALTIMORE, MD – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — His book shares the little known, inspirational story of a 12-year-old, African American boy named Jocko who sacrificed his life for our country. According to LeFall, young Jocko’s moment of sacrifice, came just when George Washington faced defeat during the Revolutionary War, and headed across the Delaware River to Trenton, New Jersey to attack the British. As legend goes, Jocko, who had crossed the Delaware earlier along with volunteer troops, offered to guard Washington’s horses so that they would be there waiting for him. Only, by the time Washington made it across the icy river, Jocko had frozen to death.
| From: Craig X Rubin
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 9021GROW is sure to be one of the most controversial publications of 2005. CraigX has worked with Star magazine and written for High Times magazine and this book, 9021GROW (ISBN-0-9747110-0-4) is a combination of the two genres with a prophetic message. As the owner of America’s premier hemp store, 2000B.C., CraigX was arrested standing up for his Free Speech rights. He went to court with attorney, Eric Shevin, and won the right to call a water pipe a ‘bong.’
Training Failure Translates Into Squandered Capital That No Company Can Afford to Lose in Next Decade – People
| From: VIP Innovations
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington-based training and consulting company, VIP Innovations announced today, the imminent release of ‘Conversations in Success’ (ISBN1-932863-85-0), a new book that features in-depth interviews with accomplished entrepreneurs and business professionals. The book is co-authored by Eva Jenkins, a leading authority on human capital management and the driving force at VIP Staffing and VIP Innovations.
| From: Strategic Sales Closers LLC
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – August 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strategic Sales Closers LLC today announced the publication of a new book ‘The Sales Superstar Bible – Everything You Need To Know To Be The Top Producing Sales Professional In Your Company.’ This book demystifies and simplifies the world of professional sales, says author Michael Leppo.
| From: The Product Group
DALLAS, TX – August 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marcus A. Parker is celebrating the release of his all new website, marcusaparker.com, by offering signed copies of his best-selling book ‘The Product’ for those who purchase online. ‘The Product’ which has been hailed as the African American version of The Purpose Driven Life also comes with a FREE Audio book.
When Motherhood Tears Friendship Apart – Friendship Day Launch for Dual Momoir about Breaking Up Over Baby
| From: SocioPathways
OAKLAND, Calif. – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Friendship Day is just around the corner. August 7th is a time to celebrate that special human bond Woodrow Wilson called ‘the only cement that holds the world together.’ But what happens when that cement begins to crack under the strain of childbirth? Does Sisterhood stand a chance against Parenthood? That was the question that inspired Linda Cohen and Joan Bechtel to write ‘Motherhood Confidential, The Strange Disappearance of My Best Friend, a Rashomon-style Odyssey of Trials by Parenthood’ from SocioPathways.
| From: Principal Broker Online
PORTLAND, Ore. – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Principal Broker Online, a new and innovative on-line publication dedicated to the Real Estate industry, has appointed Darity Wesley, as their Editor-in-Chief. Ms. Wesley who is Chief Executive Officer and Legal Counsel of Privacy Solutions, Inc. is a 20 year veteran of the public record and real estate information industry.
Tailgating: Any Other Outdoor Meal is Just a Picnic: ‘The Ultimate Tailgater’s Handbook’ is Filled With Humor, History, and Tips
| From: Rutledge Hill Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tailgating is not a spectator’s sport. And don’t you dare call it a picnic. It’s a roll-up-your-sleeves, pre-game right-of-passage for sports fans across America. But what makes tailgating unique? For Stephen Linn, author of ‘The Ultimate Tailgater’s Handbook’ (Rutledge Hill Press, August 2005, ISBN: 1-4016-0224-X, Price: $14.99), tailgating combines athletic competition with the All-U-Can Eat Buffet in a way that no other pastime does. Linn’s fascination with this pastime led to a surprisingly practical book that offers a sweeping exploration of tailgating.
| From: Indy-Tech Publishing
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the June release of The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports, ISBN 0-7906-1313-1. This book is the 3rd in Indy-Tech Publishing’s new ‘Savvy Guide to’ series. This series of books is crafted with the savvy consumer in mind.
High Risk Security Contractors Under Attack in Iraq! ‘The Contractor’ New in Paperback by R. Saint Hilaire
| From: R. Saint Hilaire, Author
GLASTONBURY, CT – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High Risk Security Contractors who work for firms hired by the U.S. Government are being specifically targeted in Iraq! Over 400 contractors have died in Iraq over the last two years, and latest reports show that they are being specifically targeted for assassination. R. Saint Hilaire, published by iUniverse, Inc., the leading provider of publishing technology solutions for authors, announced today the release of ‘The Contractor’ (ISBN: 0-595-35535-8).
| From: Raven Publishing, Inc.
NORRIS, MT – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raven Publishing, Inc., which specializes in children’s issues and fiction that features life in the western United States, introduces ‘FERGUS, THE SOCCER-PLAYING COLT’ (ISBN 0-9714161-7-6) coinciding with National Recreation and Parks Month. This witty, tongue-in-cheek novel about a very unusual young colt will encourage children to dare to be different and follow their dreams. By launching the book mid-summer, FERGUS offers children vivid characterizations and page-turning adventures while away from classroom pressures and free to explore and expand their identities.
| From: Bitblasters Gargantus Incorporated
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bitblasters Gargantus Incorporated (www.BitblastersDVD.com) has just published CHICKEN POOP FROM THE HOLE (ISBN 0-9768004-1-1) by Lavanimal, The Repulsive One, King of Disgust! Retail price is $11.95. Lavanimal defines toilet humor like Elvis defined Rock and Roll. Absolutely unplugged and unstoppable, this book is beyond offensive!
| From: Hank Whittemore, Author
NYACK, NY – June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For nearly four centuries the Shakespeare sonnets of 1609 have posed the greatest puzzle in the history of English literature, but author Hank Whittemore claimed today that the age-old riddle has been solved. The solution, he said, is demonstrated in his new 900-page edition The Monument: ‘Shake-Speares Sonnets’ by Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford (ISBN: 0-9665564-5-3, Meadow Geese Press), for which he will receive the Distinguished Scholarship Award of 2006 at the Shakespeare Authorship Studies Conference in Concordia University, Portland, Oregon.
Author Explores Debate Over Whales in Fishing Gear – Tensions Rise Amid Whale Deaths, Lawsuits, and Proposed Regulations
| From: Tora Johnson, Author
BAR HARBOR, ME – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several endangered right whales have been found dead in recent months, prompting federal officials to move quickly to propose sweeping new regulations on fisheries and shipping. Whale advocates and fishermen are again at odds in the debate over the critically endangered whale. In her new book, ‘Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen,’ Tora Johnson digs into the conflict over whale protection and lends insight into new developments. On tour this summer, Johnson will offer background on the issue and discuss recent developments.
| From: East-West Understanding Press
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East-West Understanding Press today announced the publication of ‘Iran and America: Rekindling a Love Lost’ (ISBN: 0974217204) by Dr. Badi Badiozamani, an Iranian-American scholar who has lived half of his life in the United States. The book is a historical analysis of the relationship between these two great nations. It calls for a rejuvenation of the friendship between Iran and America.
Book Offers New Perspective on the Distracted-Driving Issue with Life Saving Ideas from Scientists and Top Driving Instructors
| From: Profile Press
CHAPEL HILL, NC – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Know a distracted driver… chatting on a cell phone, eating a fast food meal, or reaching into the back seat to deal with kids? Recommending ‘Disciplined Attention: How to Improve Your Visual Attention When You Drive’ (ISBN: 0-942267-29-X) from Profile Press could save their life (www.disciplined-attention.com).
| From: Soul Moments Publishing
PETALUMA, Calif. – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s book, guided meditation, or a spiritual epiphany? This new, award winning book from Soul Moments Publishing takes on new meaning as readers and national reviewers all agree: author, artist Shirley Ryan’s book ‘Searching for the Waters of Antiquity’ (ISBN: 0975419609) is a powerful source of renewal, spiritual energy and healing.
| From: Le Book Moderne, LLC
DENVER, Colo. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne, LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today that the first GiggleTin(TM), artfully decorated tins containing an illustrated children’s story coupled with an audio CD of original songs and interactive content, will now be available at all Tattered Cover stores (www.tatteredcover.com) on June 5, 2005. The release date is a full two weeks earlier than the date they had initially planned for.