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Page 5 of Books and Publishing News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



KidSpirit Online, the Publication by and for Teens, Named Finalist in AEP’s 2011 Golden Lamp Awards

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KidSpirit Online, the magazine and social networking site for 11- to 15-year-olds, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist in the 2011 AEP Awards, the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in educational marketing. The Association of Educational Publishers’ annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.

John Tehranian’s ‘Infringement Nation’ Poses Lucid Arguments for Copyright Reform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To coincide with the 300th anniversary of copyright law, Oxford University Press announces the much-anticipated release of John Tehranian’s new book, ‘Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You’ (ISBN: 978-0-19-973-317-0).

Publishers Newswire Announces ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 11 Interesting New Books from Q1-2011

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first quarter of 2011, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 11 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, reality television stars, or other big name authors.

‘No Longer Silent’ Documents Journey from Victimhood to Recovery

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tammy Gagnon announced this week the release of her new book, ‘No Longer Silent’ (ISBN: 978-0-578-06895-4), an autobiography that depicts years of emotional and sexual abuse, culminating in forgiveness and rebuilding.

The Adventure Continues with ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II,’ a New Action-Packed Science Fiction Novel by Jorge Scerba

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5) by Jorge Scerba, just released by Bookstand Publishing, is an action-packed science fiction novel you don’t want to miss.

Producers RSVP ‘The Beat Hotel’ for Big Screen

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Beat Hotel,’ the non-fiction book by Barry Miles (ISBN: 978-1903809587, Grove, 2000), about American Beat Era icons creating groundbreaking art, literature and lifestyles in a legendary hotel in Paris, 1957-1963, has been optioned by producer Pamela Dickerson for development as a narrative feature film. Pamela has teamed with Rex Weiner, a journalist and playwright, to co-produce and develop the property.

A Ravaged World Seeks Sexual Salvation in New Novel – ‘Sextopia’

ROANOKE, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out in Left Publishing announced this week the launch of a new science fiction novel, ‘Sextopia’ (ISBN: 978-098-328-9203). Authored by Daniel Printz, ‘Sextopia’ focuses on a future world, devastated by bloodshed that is transformed by two prominent and influential men who take the small, remaining population and devise a system where everyone is governed by the original sin.

Author Delivers the DNA of the Modern Marketer in His New Book ‘The MultiThread Marketer’

DES MOINES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Des Moines author Douglas E. Mitchell today announced the release of his latest book, ‘The MultiThread Marketer: How To Hire (Or Better Yet) Become One’ (ISBN: 978-1607460541).

Global Green Light Day is March 21

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Green Light Day (GGLD) is a powerful new global movement. Initiated by Marilyn Schoeman, creator of Green Light®, it occurs on the first day of spring, March 21. On this day, step out with your Greenest spirit and enjoy Global Green Light Day. The Green Light® Goal is: Create the greatest good, in the best way, for the most people, for the longest time.

KnowledgeAdvisors Publishes a Brand New Book for Human Capital Libraries Worldwide

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KnowledgeAdvisors, a learning measurement software and solutions company that improves the effectiveness of learning, today announced the publication of a brand new book titled ‘Human Capital Analytics: Measuring and Improving Talent Development – 2nd Edition’ (ISBN-13: 978-1595716446) by its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Kent Barnett and Jeffrey Berk respectively.

ICEWINE: A Thrilling New Adventure Novel by Richard Bruno

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘ICEWINE’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-799-5), a new novel just released by Bookstand Publishing, is a fast-paced action adventure that takes the reader from the last days of Hitler’s Germany to a modern day treasure hunt involving world travel, exotic cuisine, and wine.

A Chronicle of Prehistoric Times: ‘Pebbles’ by Davis Thanjan

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Pebbles’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-817-6), a new book just released by Bookstand Publishing, is a fascinating chronicle of prehistoric times with special reference to heritage sites around the world that survived more than two millennia.

New Book Confronts Role Religion Plays in Depression

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MBD Consulting announced this week the pending release of ‘My Email to God Bounced’ (ISBN: 978-1-4560-5627-8). This is the second book authored by its managing director, Timothy A. Sawyer. His first book, ‘A Patzer’s Story’ (ISBN: 978-1-4560-3797-0), was published in December 2010.

Danish Author and Afghan Refugee Announces Kabul in Flames Now Available in U.S.

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Kabul in Flames’ (ISBN: 978-8799295227) was such a success in Denmark that Danish International Edition announced this week its release in the U.S. The author, Masood Baluch, writes from the heart. He is an Afghanistan refugee who has been living in Denmark since the age of 15.

The Gruesome True Story of the 2006 Richmond Murder Spree

RICHMOND, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Cold Blooded’ (ISBN-13: 978-1589097896), a chilling and shocking new book just released by Bookstand Publishing, tells the true story of the Richmond Virginia family that unwittingly harbored the infamous Harvey family murderers for six days in 2006.

New Self Transformational Book Demos How to Achieve Peace in a Turbulent World

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Dr. Laurie Pappas announced the release of her new book, ‘The Loving Heart: Navigating the Journey from Conflict to Peace’ (ISBN: 978-0-578-06054-5). It’s also accompanied by an interactive journal – ‘The Loving Heart Companion.’

Publishers Newswire Announces Q4-2010 ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 12 Interesting New Books to Start New Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the fourth quarter of 2010, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 12 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, reality television ‘stars,’ or other ‘big name’ authors.

New Book – A Patzer’s Story – Draws Parallels between Chess and Depression

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MBD Consulting announced this week the release of ‘A Patzer’s Story’ (ISBN: 978-1-4560-3797-0), authored by its managing director, Timothy A. Sawyer, and published by PublishAmerica. In the book, Sawyer outlines his battle with depression and draws parallels between that and his passion for chess.

New Research Into Investing Psychology Yields Odd Connection: What Do Stock Picks and Mullet Haircuts Have in Common?

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Plenty it turns out, according to Drs. Richard Peterson and Frank Murtha, whose behavioral finance consulting firm, MarketPsych LLC, has been analyzing data on the investor personalities of thousands of professional and retail stock pickers.

Book on Alabama’s Most Famous is Now in Stores

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Image Publishing, Inc. has announced that its latest book, ‘Alabama Home Sweet Home’ (ISBN-13: 978-0974703732), which profiles some of the states most famous natives, is now available for sale throughout the state.

Soon to Be Released Book – Four Days to Write and Less Time for Publisher Acceptance

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pending release, ‘A Patzer’s Story,’ by Timothy A. Sawyer, managing director of Morristown-based MBD Consulting, uses chess as a metaphor for life. In ‘A Patzer’s Story,’ Sawyer draws comparisons between his passion for chess and his ongoing battle with depression.

JF McCarthy Authors the First Guidebook to Integrate the Benefits of Project Management PMBOK Methodology into Construction Management for Industry Wide Improvement

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pareto announces a new guidebook that integrates the internationally proven PMBOK® project management knowledge areas and process into construction management to bring construction managers’ skills to the next level: ‘Construction Project Management – A Managerial Approach’ (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) by J.F. McCarthy.

Noted Financial Consultant Toussaint Gaskins Releases Debut Book, ‘The Personal Finance Kit’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned financial consultant Toussaint Gaskins has announced the release of ‘The Personal Finance Kit: The Practical Management Resource Guide’ (ISBN: 9781562297572) a user-friendly road map which he says is designed to ‘educate, enlighten and empower’ readers and help them reach their financial goals.

Book II in the Surfing Payment Channel series, ‘Mastering the Fraud Tsunami’ Will Be Available Soon Through Most Traditional Outlets

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JDP Enterprises Publishing announces release of the second book in the Surfing Payment Channels series, ‘Mastering the Fraud Tsunami’ (ISBN: 978-0-9788698-1-6). The series is being produced by financial services executive and payments expert, James D. Pitts. The series focuses on changes in the payments system as it evolves from paper to paperless.

New Book Tells Tale of One Man’s Journey from Drug-Infested Streets and Prison to Entrepreneur

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Conspired Redemption – A True Story of Winning in the Game of Life’ (ISBN: 978-1453868249), authored by Keith V. Dunbar, is a story that reveals severe drug laws while offering up hope for the future. His engaging testimony encourages youth and adults to change their thinking in an effort to change their condition.

Grandich Writes Foreword to New Book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ to be Released Today

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, editor and publisher of the Grandich Letter, has authored the foreword in Michel Faulkner’s new book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ (ISBN 13: 978-1-936314-30-0), which is being released nationally today. Grandich, an internationally-followed financial commentator and markets expert, had previously endorsed Faulkner in New York’s 15th District Congressional race against Charles Rangel.

Conspiracy Productions announces new book: ‘Black Man Hates Obama: The Views of a Conservative, Patriotic Black Man’

PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response, and in defiance to YouTube and Facebook account cancellations, RainMan penned ‘Black Man Hates Obama’ (ISBN: 978-1450730006) to express his frustration at what he feels is ‘warranted opposition towards the recklessness of the ‘Obama Reign of Terror.”

Epic Image Entertainment, Eyevox Entertainment and Paragon Design Group Produce Live-action Book Trailer for Night of the Living Trekkies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epic Image Entertainment, Eyevox Entertainment and Paragon Design Group recently produced the book trailer Night of the Living Trekkies for Quirk Books publishing. The trailer, which was released on Sept. 14 has already had more than 90,000 views on YouTube and has received raving reviews from the blogosphere.

Just in Time for the Elections – Justice for All

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The elections are just around the corner and with them comes the timely release of a new book by Dr. Erin Gilliland, ‘Justice for All – Saving Justice in America’ (ISBN: 978-1-60264-634-6) that focuses on hot-button issues such as illegal immigration, healthcare reform and government debt.

Log Home Book Authors to Sign Books at Denver Log Home Show on Oct 2, 2010

LOVELAND, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PixyJack Press, a Colorado independent publisher, announces an upcoming book signing with two log-home book authors, Roland Sweet and Rex A. Ewing, at the Denver Log and Timber Home Show on Saturday, October 2, 2010. Industry insider Roland Sweet reveals 30 steps to success in his newly released book, ‘Log Home Secrets of Success: An Insider’s Guide to Making Your Dream Home a Reality’ (ISBN: 978-0-9773724-7-8).

Jeff Sheng In-Person Signings for AandI Books’ – ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Jeff Sheng will be signing copies of his ground-breaking book ‘DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL: Volume 1’ (ISBN-13: 978-0-9844474-1-1) this month at two events sponsored by A&I Books. Hennesey and Ingalls, Hollywood Store on Sept. 25; and West Hollywood Book Fair, Sept. 26.

AandI Books and West Hollywood Book Fair Open New Chapter for Photo Books

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Books is proud to announce its sponsorship and first-time participation in the 9th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair, Sunday, September 26, 2010. A division of A&I Photographic and Digital, A&I Books is a leading printer and publisher of photography books.

All of Us Know What It’s Like to Get Screwed in Business by Not Being Prepared or Aware

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) is now available from author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this book provides comprehensive details on how to optimize success and achieve sustainability and self-empowerment in today’s music business.

Papal Rogues author, Ron Wilk, to Appear on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ron Wilk, author of the thriller ‘Papal Rogues’ (ISBN: 978-1936183029), will be appearing on Lifetime Television’s, The Balancing Act, on Monday, August 30, 2010. The national morning show, which airs from 7-8 a.m., will feature Wilk’s inspiring transition from neurologist to novelist and offer his compelling tips on how to create a successful and fulfilling ‘second act’ of your life.

Reclusive Author of the Post-Lux Trilogy Releases E-Book Versions of Two Novels

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Konrad Ventana today announced, through his agent, the release of two new e-books now available through Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. These new releases represent the first books of a series known to the literary cognoscenti as the Post-Lux Trilogy: ‘Book 1, A Desperado’s Daily Bread’ (ISBN: 9780595622177); ‘Book 2, The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch’ (ISBN: 9781440158254); ‘Book 3, Questing for Uberjoy’ (est. 2011).

The Big Bang is Over, the Expanding Universe Quietly Comes to a Halt

SANTA ANA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest advancements in astronomy, the availability of 3D maps of the galaxies, reveal a new structure for our universe. These maps show patterns in the distribution of the galaxies indicating a universe that is not expanding at all. These patterns in galaxy groups begin within our nearby galaxies and continue outward as far as we can see. The discovery was made by a small team of independent scientists, led by researcher Richard Moser.

An Evening with Terry McMillan in Washington D.C. to Discuss Waiting to Exhale Sequel ‘Getting to Happy’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group announces that, on September 9, 2010 New York Times Best Selling Author Terry McMillan will discuss her highly anticipated sequel to Waiting to Exhale titled: ‘Getting to Happy’ (ISBN: 978-0670022045, Hardcover; Viking) in the only official book signing event planned for Washington D.C. Guests will enjoy an exclusive evening of readings and receive signed copies of her extraordinary follow-up novel.

Ninety-Five Pound Woman Breaks Men’s Dead Lifting Guinness World Record by nearly 15,000 Pounds

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Athletes who heard the rumor said it couldn’t be done. How could a 5-foot woman, barely weighing in at 95 pounds compete with professional weightlifting men to set a new world record? On August 14, at St. Emydius Gym in San Francisco, Dr. Thienna Ho showed them how as she set the new Guinness World Record for the heaviest sumo deadlift in one hour.

New Book Helps Small Businesses Save Themselves and Help Save America

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ascoli Publishing LLC announces the release of ‘Go and See: A Journey About Getting To Lean’ (ISBN: 978-1-6109500-8-4) by Robert B. Camp, BSE, MBA. Go and See makes a strong case that once a company goes ‘Lean,’ it fireproofs itself from most of the chaos in today’s market – including competitors from countries with cheap labor. And the first step is to ‘Go and See.’

Fun and Interactive Preview Marketing Tool Designed for 4 Styles of Learning

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4 Styles Enter-Active Systems, a division of JAF Industries, recently released an interactive tool that allows potential consumers to preview books and other products in a manner that appeals to all four learning styles: auditory; kinesthetic; visual and reading/writing.

Publishers Newswire Announces Q2-2010 ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of Interesting New Books

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second quarter of 2010, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 9 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or big name authors.

Words of the Founders by Paul Rosenberg – A New Book Release

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Words of the Founders’ (ISBN: 978-0979987731), a new book by Paul Rosenberg, author of the counter-culture classic ‘A Lodging of Wayfaring Men,’ is released for sale today by Ascoli Publishing and Vera Verba Publishing. Rosenberg has assembled 570 timely and poignant quotes from America’s Founding Fathers.

A New Earth Based On Old Texts? Researchers Compare Writings of Eckhart Tolle and Belzebuub

NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A research study addresses concerns about similarities between Eckhart Tolle’s ‘A New Earth’ (2005) and Belzebuub’s ‘Searching Within’ (2001) and ‘The Journey to Enlightenment’ (2002). Dr. Gabrielle Wood, who initiated the study, has published the results online today.

Widow of Johnny and the Hurricanes Saxophone Legend Johnny Paris Launches Her First Book with a Huge Erotic Touch

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tired of romance novels that just portray young women with bodies to die for, novelist Sonja Paris tried a new approach in her first novel ‘MAKE THE COUGAR PURR’ (ISBN: 978-1452824543). The novel is now available at Amazon and other online bookstores.

A Revision of ‘Long Term Care Insurance at the Worksite’ Published; Includes 2010 Healthcare Reform Update

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many companies seem conflicted by a key part of the recent Health Reform legislation, the CLASS Act, which will offer a form of long term care insurance for working people who may become disabled. ‘CLASS’ stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports; and the program, a legacy of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, is intended to offer new choice and security for millions now at risk.

Aubade Publishing Releases New Book That Recounts Nostalgic Tale of Small Town Dream

AMHERST, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High school basketball took hold of one small town – Peerless, Montana – and author, Joe Puckett, recounts the story in ‘The Dream: The Story of the 1978 and 1979 Peerless Panthers’ (ISBN: 978-0-9845494-0-5), a new book published by Aubade Publishing.

Ron Wilk, Author of Papal Rogues, Offers Informative New Blog on His Website

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When retired neurologist Ron Wilk began his second career as a thriller writer, people began asking how he made the transition. With the recent release of ‘Papal Rogues’ by Langdon Street Press, Wilk created a blog on his website to address the many questions he has received from fans.

Fundraising Book Wins Indie Book Award, Offering Ideas for People Who Raise Money to Help Homeless Animals

SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book called ‘Funds to the Rescue: 101 Fundraising Ideas for Humane and Animal Rescue Groups’ (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-9-5; LCCN: 2009905962; Logical Expressions, Inc.) was named the Winner in the How To category of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Nautilus Press (The Nautilus Works) Announces the June 1 Publication of Connie Tamaddon’s Surprising Silhouettes

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nautilus Press announced today the June 1 publication of Connie Tamaddon’s ‘Surprising Silhouettes’ (Nautilus Press, ISBN: 978-0-9778018-3-1, $19.95, June 1, 2010). Photographer Connie Tamaddon uses the properties of light and shadow to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.

Motivational Writings in One Black Woman’s Opinion Inspire and Entertain

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What started out as therapy, ended up as a compilation of motivational writings in ‘One Black Woman’s Opinion’ (ISBN: 978-0578-0412-09), by Valerie Stallworth Stephens. Written for all age groups, as well as men and women, the new book is designed to promote the power of positive thinking. Its mission is to motivate and to nurture the spirit.

Self-Publishers Learn from 15 Experts and Avoid Travel Hassles at Free Virtual Book Publishing Conference May 12-14, 2010

SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Those who want to learn more about book publishing no longer have to worry about flight delays, security lines, scary shoes, plastic bags, safety cards, luggage fees, or cramped seats. At the Self-Publishers Online Conference (SPOC), authors and publishers can learn from 15 publishing experts from the comfort of their home or office May 12-14, 2010.

2010 Long Term Care Guide Announced – Includes Healthcare Reform Update

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans seem confused and immobilized by a key part of the recent Health Reform legislation, the CLASS Act, which will offer a form of long term care insurance for working people and others who may become disabled. ‘CLASS’ stands for Community Living Assistance Services and Supports; and the program, a legacy of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, is intended to offer new choice and security for millions now at risk.

Self-Publishers Online Conference at the Forefront of Two Key Trends: The Rise in Self-Publishing and Virtual Events

SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recession or no, more books are being published now than at any time in history. Yet attendance at publishing industry trade shows like BookExpo America has been plummeting for years. Because of slashed budgets, instead of going to costly live events, people are attending virtual conferences like the upcoming second annual Self-Publishers Online Conference (SPOC) instead.

Music Industry Veterans Rave About Newly Released Book, ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) was just released by author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this book provides comprehensive details on how to optimize success and achieve sustainability and self-empowerment in today’s music business.

New Book ‘Papal Rogues’ by Author Ron Wilk is Now Available at Major Book Sellers

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Papal Rogues’ (ISBN: 978-1936183029), the debut thriller by author Ron Wilk is now available on Amazon.com, ronwilkfiction.com, and through book stores nationwide. Papal Rogues is published by Langdon Street Press and draws the reader into the clandestine underbelly of corporate America, the U.S. Military and most shockingly — the Vatican.

Neotrope Joins Sponsors of Self-Publishers Online Conference 2010

TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope today announced it has joined in sponsoring the second annual Self-Publishers Online Conference (SPOC), a three-day virtual event that features a total of 15 expert speakers, and which will take place May 12-14, 2010. Neotrope’s Send2Press(R) Newswire service will be providing both promotional services for the event, as well as discounts on book promotion packages for attending book authors and small publishers.

Authors and Self-Publishers Learn the Latest in the Business of Book Publishing from 15 Experts at Virtual Conference

SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The second annual Self-Publishers Online Conference (SPOC) gives entrepreneurial writers, authors, and publishers the opportunity to learn from experts in book publishing from the convenience of their own office. At SPOC, everyone is encouraged to ‘Live Long and Publish!’ This three-day virtual event features expert speakers on May 12, 13, and 14, 2010.

The Art of Connecting: Bringing Together a Downtown Los Angeles Art Gallery, a Local Jewelry Designer and Local Networking Expert for a Mixer and Talk

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PYO Gallery LA is hosting an event with the Gallery Director, Heidi Chang, Jewelry Designer, Claudia Endler and Author and Speaker, Dr. Bill Saleebey. ‘THE ART OF CONNECTING: Drawing Others to You’ is the subject of a presentation by Saleebey, author of ‘Connecting: Beyond the Name Tag’ at PYO Gallery LA in Downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, April 29, featuring the contemporary art of Young Ha Park and the contemporary jewelry of artist Claudia Endler of Claudia Endler Designs.

Smart Imagination Releases its First Publication in the Tattoo Stories Book Series

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smart Imagination, a creative house and publisher with a focal point of serving humanitarian efforts, today announces its debut book in the Tattoo Stories series benefiting Starlight Children’s Foundation. The art of tattoos has intrigued many people in various cultures around the world. ‘Tattoo Stories’ (ISBN: 978-0-9842417-0-5) not only addresses taboos plaguing the art form, but draws readers in for an intimate look at journeys, experiences and cultures.

Eularis Updates Reports That Help Pharmaceutical Companies Do More for Real Growth Than Simply Downsizing

LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The pharmaceutical industry is facing unprecedented challenges on many fronts – a slew of patient expiries, a lack of blockbusters in the pipeline to replace the patent expiries, decreasing growth in many major markets, generic competition, constantly changing regulatory and competitive environment rendering old tools for analysis obsolete, increased pressure on CEOs to deliver shareholder growth resulting in budget cuts, downsizing, and less than optimal results.