Books and Publishing News - Page 22

Page 22 of Books and Publishing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New Children’s Book by Julie Akerson Chicos Will Bring Children on an Endearing Journey of Self-Worth

BOSTON, MA – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Julie Akerson Chicos today announced the publication of her new book, ‘The Life of Riley the Cat’ (ISBN: 1412058589), a picture book from Trafford Publishing designed to help kids learn self esteem, tolerance and responsibility.

New Book on Strategies for Differentiated Instruction for Learning Disabled and ESL Students Provides Insight to Improving Public Education

LOS ANGELES, CA – Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Universal Publishers today announced the publication of ‘Success Education: Differentiated Curriculum Strategies for ESL and Learning Disabled Students’ (ISBN 1-58112-498-8), by Steve P. Jefferson, Ed. D. and Bettye Sweet, M.S., a book filled with ‘reality based’ classroom strategies that can create a positive learning environment for today’s learners.

New Leadership Book Provides Strategies for Becoming an ‘Integrated Leader’

MARBLEHEAD, MA – Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s time to read what a woman thinks about leadership for both men and women. Men write hundreds of books on leadership. And women write hundreds of books about women’s leadership. But Coaching Yourself to Leadership: Five Key Strategies for Becoming an Integrated Leader (HRD Press, 2006 – ISBN 0-87425-8693) by Ginny O’Brien, MS, PCC, is filled with wisdom and insights on ways for people to turn themselves into ‘integrated leaders.’

Five Tips for Battling an Illness

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The author of a compelling medical memoir says patients dealing with illness need to know there are important options that go beyond simply following medical advice. ‘There’s more to healing than being a passive participant,’ says Kay Day, author of Killing Earl (Ocean Publishing, $16.95, ISBN: 0971764190). Day says she learned more than she ever really wanted to know about dealing with a medical situation. Her 12-year-old daughter suffered from an illness that stumped physicians for over a year.

Chicago Hopeless by Shirley Thompson Publishes Today From PublishAmerica

DULUTH, MN – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shirley Thompson today announced the publication of her book ‘Chicago Hopeless’ from PublishAmerica. In a style that is reminiscent of Erma Bombeck, ‘Chicago Hopeless’ ($13.95, ISBN: 1413787711), tells the true story of what happens when three sisters are turned loose in Chicago in search of a happy ending.

Enjoy Your Digital Music Library, with The Savvy Guide to Digital Music

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the September 2005 release of The Savvy Guide To Digital Music, ISBN 0-7906-1317-4.

Dieting With the Stars – You’ve Tried Every Diet Under the Sun but This One!

DETROIT, MI – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maria Shaw navigates us through the galaxy of her weight loss world with her latest book, ‘Maria Shaw’s Astro Diet’ (ISBN: 9-780970-483485). ‘No diet works the same for everyone,’ explains Maria. ‘That’s why a Sagittarius can lose 10 pounds on Atkins but a Gemini may gain weight. To lose weight and keep it off, it’s best to look at the zodiac signs’ personality, psychological and physical attributes.’ Maria is no stranger when it comes to doling out sage advice. Her weekly forecasts have reached 69 million homes on the TV Guide Channel. She’s appeared on Fox News, VH1, and E Entertainment.

Relive the Memories with Reggie Miller: Shooting Star

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After 18 glorious seasons with the Indiana Pacers, Reggie Miller finally retired. His final season was a memorable one, with Miller’s playing inspired. Relive those memories with ‘Reggie Miller: Shooting Star’ (ISBN 0-7906-1318-2) from Indy-Tech Publishing.

Eupsychia Institute Announces Revolutionary New 28-Day Third Stage Recovery(tm) Program and Founder’s Latest Book

AUSTIN, TX – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nonprofit Eupsychia Institute announces the dates of its inaugural Alternative to Addiction Treatment 28-Day Program: Third Stage Recovery(tm) (3SR), Jan. 24 – Feb. 21, 2006, at Red Corral Ranch in the scenic hill country near Austin, Texas. The program announcement accompanies the September 2005 release of Eupsychia Founder Jacquelyn Small’s latest book ‘The Sacred Purpose of Being Human: A Journey Through the 12 Principles of Wholeness’ (ISBN 0-7573-0337) from the popular ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ publisher Health Communications, Inc.

New Magazine Offers Spiritual Support to the 1 In 3 Americans Who Live with Chronic Illness

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 100 million Americans live with a chronic condition and despite what we may assume, 60% of are between the ages of 18 and 64. According to the World Health Organization’s October 4, 2005 report, over 400 million people will die of a chronic disease in the next ten years. ‘HopeKeepers’ is a new consumer magazine which offers spiritual support to those who live with a chronic condition, such as fibromyalgia, diabetes, or degenerative heart disease. It’s published by Rest Ministries, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Art Official Media LLC Announces Publication of ‘Blackface’ a Debut Novel by Q.B. Wells

BALTIMORE, MD – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art Official Media LLC today announced that ‘Blackface’ ($13.95 ISBN: 0976806118), a haunting debut novel from Q.B. Wells, will publish October 31, 2005 in print form, and is immediately available for download as an e-book ($5.95 ISBN 097680611X).

Roundup of 10 New Book Releases for September 2005

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire announced today 10 new books of note, released during September 2005. Book topics include the ‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles’ by Zane Lalani; ‘The Savvy Guide to Home Security’ by John Mueller; ‘TVtherapy’ by Beverly West and Jason Bergund; and ‘Haul Away! Teambuilding Lessons from a Voyage Around Cape Horn,’ by Rob Duncan.

Author Claims Book Holds Solution to 9/11

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.

Physician Exposes Medicare Crimes

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.

Books Give New Dimension to Spirituality

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.

Every Day is Spa Day with The Art of the Spa Engagement Calendar

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.

Self-Published Author Announces Public Availability of The End of Time at Lulu.com

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.

International Best Selling Author Addresses the United States Army Special Operations Command

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.

‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles’ by Zane Lalani Speaks to a New Generation of Secret Beatle Fans

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.

God Instructed Bruce Adams to Write a Book… ‘Prophet or Madman’

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.

Protect Your Home and Family with The Savvy Guide to Home Security

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

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.

Roundup of 13 New Book Releases for August 2005

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.’

New Book Presents Teambuilding Lessons Learned from Sailing the World’s Most Dangerous Seas

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’

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.’

New Book Discloses True Meaning of Paradox

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

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.

Brad Pitt’s Bong Dealer, CraigX, Tells All in ‘9021GROW’

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’

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.’

Interviews With Top POD Publishers Reveal the Dark Side of the ‘Pay to Be Published’ Industry

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.

Family Wars of The 21st Century – Take no Survivors

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.

New Book Presents Evidence Proving Pre-Columbian Chinese Maritime Survey of the World

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.

New Almanac Predicts Early Spring, Low Wheat Harvest and Frequent Insomnia in 2006

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.

Shakespeare’s True Story – University Seminar Applauds ‘The Monument’

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’

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.

Pro-Pot Republican and Presidential Candidate Publishes Book, ‘9021GROW’

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

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.

Exciting New Book Untangles the Mystery of How to Be a Top Producing Sales Professional

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.

Best-selling Author Celebrates New Website with Free Audio Book Giveaway

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

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.