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Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for the First Half of 2009

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for the first half of 2009. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from ‘big name’ authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

Running of The Bulls in New Orleans! Year Three!

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From July 6-14th the town of Pamplona, Spain becomes a daredevil’s paradise, when people gather for Sanfermines. Many may not know it by that name, but they are sure to know about its main attraction: the Running of the Bulls (encierro). New Orleans now hosts its own homage to this event from July 10-12th, called the San Fermin in Nueva Orleans festival (SFNO), brought to you by Nola Bulls, LLC.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Selects North Plains’ Media Asset Management Solution to Access, Repurpose and Distribute its Digital Files

TORONTO, Ont. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems, Inc., the leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and media asset management (MAM) software solutions, today announced that Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) has selected TeleScope™ for its centralized digital asset repository. The new system will enable TBS, Inc. to develop a standalone system that can seamlessly integrate with other digital asset management solutions already in place within its corporate family, also based on TeleScope.

Bookhouse Group Selected for BDO Seidman, LLP, Commemorative History

ATLANTA, Ga., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Corporate and organizational custom publishing expert Bookhouse Group has the privilege of being selected as publisher for the one-hundred-year commemorative book of BDO Seidman, LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional services organizations. The firm evaluated a group of competitive bids before choosing the twenty-year provider of museum quality history books to begin its project in June for delivery by September 2010.

Radical Challenges Set for Questing Spiritualists

CHAUMONT, N.Y., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A book aimed at helping individual students walk a path through metaphysics, to understand and read sacred energies, learn from spirits, including loved ones in the Afterlife and practice astral projection, is the latest work of Mystic Spiritualist Robert Egby. Entitled ‘The Quest of the Radical Spiritualist – The Journey Home’ (ISBN: 978-0-615-29196-3), the book sets new challenges for the individual Spiritualist, creating new thoughts and offering new philosophies for the future.

Written by Parents, Drawn by the Kids, VHL Family Alliance Announces the First Guide for Kids Dealing with Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: The VHL Handbook Kids’ Edition

BOSTON, Mass., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) announced today that the very first ‘VHL Handbook Kids’ Edition’ (ISBN: 978-1-929539-02-4) is now available at Amazon.com. The book was written and reviewed by a team of parents and professionals and illustrated with charming drawings and photographs from children with VHL, their siblings and friends. (VNR – Video News Release)

North Plains’ Next Generation TeleScope Video Manager Unleashes the Power of Video

TORONTO, Ont. and NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems, Inc., the leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and media asset management (MAM) software solutions, today unveiled the latest version of its award-winning TeleScope Video Manager. The solution addresses the unrelenting demand for new content for both corporate marketing departments and broadcast, media, & entertainment (BM&E) companies.

Dallas Theater Center Celebrates Half Century of Stage History with Debut of Commemorative Book Published by Bookhouse Group

ATLANTA, Ga., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bookhouse Group delivered a custom-published history book project to the Dallas Theater Center for a May debut event celebrating the regional theater’s first half-century of drama. Entitled ‘Staged Right – A Half Century of Passion and Performance at Dallas Theater Center,’ the book weaves historic and contemporary photography with professionally written content chronicling 50 years of stage and production accomplishment for which it is renown.

At the Forefront of the Publishing Market, Hachette Book Group Adopts North Plains’ TeleScope Publishing Platform

TORONTO, Canada and NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems, Inc., the leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and publishing solutions, today announced that Hachette Book Group (HBG) will implement North Plains’ revolutionary TeleScope Publishing Platform™ (TPP). The new agreement will provide HBG with an unprecedented ability to manage their entire asset lifecycle from editorial, typesetting, eBook creation, promotion through to the distribution and monetization of their books.

Neotrope Press Announces Publication of ‘Fractopia’ Art Book by Christopher Simmons

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R) Press announced today the publication of the limited edition of ‘Fractopia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover), by digital artist Christopher Laird Simmons. The book collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book.

North Plains’ TeleScope Publishing Platform Powers Book: The Sequel Project at BookExpo

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems, Inc., the leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and publishing solutions, today announced that for the 1st time in the history of publishing, a book will be published in multiple formats (print, eBook, and audiobook) in less than 48 hours. Using North Plains’ groundbreaking TeleScope Publishing Platform(TM), The Perseus Group, a leading independent publisher, will produce a book in 48 hours on the show floor of BookExpo America (BEA).

Mutiny Pictures 2nd Quarter Round-up: U2, Eminem, ABC, Selena Gomez, and Drew Seeley

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mutiny Pictures, a Los Angeles-based film company specializing in online branded entertainment and webisode production, made several company announcements through founder Michael Pierce on recent high-profile projects that showcase their branding capabilities and post-production expertise.

North Plains to Showcase its Revolutionary Publishing Platform at BookExpo America

TORONTO and NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems, Inc., the leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and publishing solutions, today announced it will be showcasing its TeleScope Publishing Platform™ (TPP) at the BookExpo of America taking place May 28-31, 2009 in the Jacob K. Javits Center, New York.

North Plains Systems to Showcase Latest Technologies at Henry Stewart New York

TORONTO, Ontario, and NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems, the leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and media asset management (MAM) software solutions, today announced the company’s participation in the Henry Stewart Digital Asset Management New York Show, June 1-2 at the Hilton. As the industry technology leader, North Plains is set to unveil two new products that enable production-level video management and customizable workflow generation and reporting.

New Mystery Examines Women’s Oppression in Saudi Arabia

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, ‘The Dawn of Saudi’ (ISBN: 978-0977-978-014), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released June 22, 2009. Homa had a desire to write a novel that would depict what life is like for women in Saudi Arabia. The Dawn of Saudi combines real-life turmoil with a fictional tale.

The Iron Dragon Book Series Returns

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The second novel in the Iron Dragon Series by author Paul Genesse has been released by Five Star Books. The first novel, ‘The Golden Cord,’ became the best selling fantasy book that Five Star has ever had; and book two, ‘The Dragon Hunters’ (ISBN: 978-1-59414-659-6), has received much advance praise from reviewers.

DashBook 3.0 Empowers Publishers and Revolutionizes the Industry

HOUSTON, Texas, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a successful year on the market, adding user-friendly product components that dramatically improve front and back office operations for publishers of books and ebooks, today Financial Softworks, LLC, announced the release of DashBook 3.0 – with new features and functions designed to handle sales tracking and complex royalties for the music industry.

International Fashion Company Partners with Cutting-Edge Denim Design House: Whispering Smith and Lab of Denim Announce New Venture

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lab of Denim USA and Whispering Smith have entered into a new venture partnership company called Whispering Smith / The Lab of Denim USA. The new company will be headed by Whispering Smith CEO Brian King. The Lab of Denim founder and designer Anthony Frym will head up all aspects of design for this new premium denim business.

Audiolife Tells Indie Music Artists to ‘Wave Goodbye to The Post Office’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audiolife, an Artist Services platform designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has announced a new feature via its virtual, portable storefront. Using their free account, artists will now have the option to use the Audiolife platform for all fulfillment and warehousing needs.

Musician Composes CD with One Finger

EAST LANSING, Mich., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ace Noface, a 38 year old man with Lou Gehrig’s disease, today announces the release of a piano rock CD, ‘Toxic Charm.’ His goal is to leave a musical legacy behind, and raise awareness of ALS. May is ALS awareness month.

U.S. Independent Colleges and Universities Make History, Support Development with Custom Publishing: Oxford College Celebrates Campus Architecture

ATLANTA, Ga., May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Oxford College wanted to draw appreciation to its distinctive 56-acre campus, and nearby town of Oxford’s architecture and gardens, it decided to showcase its distinctive surroundings by developing an architectural history book through specialty custom publisher Bookhouse Group. Scheduled for release in late 2009, the museum quality book combines professionally researched and compelling prose with both archival and current photography.

Mobile Technology Demands Rise – Entertainment Industry Seeks New Ways to Connect with People

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As smart phones become increasingly popular, people expect more out of the mobile technology now more than ever. To keep up with consumer trends Club List Now, a club event search engine, is releasing a mobile web version for the Apple iPhone on May 7th, 2009.

‘Through the Prism of Green Eyes’ – Lana Lucas – InterArt Gallery May 19-30

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Russian-born painter Lana Lucas will bring her contemporary surrealistic watercolor paintings to the InterArt Gallery in New York City in an exhibition that is sure to stir deep emotions and heighten visual senses. Lana Lucas has created a name for herself with paintings that feature rich, vibrant colors contrasted with very dark subjects that invite the viewer into a beautiful, yet strangely dangerous world.

VHL Family Alliance Announces Free Awareness Benefit Concert in Boston Common

BOSTON, Mass., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year VHL Family Alliance will be hosting its first annual special event in honor of International VHL Day, which will be declared in Massachusetts in May at the State House. Alex Anderson, a 13 year old boy from New Jersey, started this concept when he had a vision of hosting a worldwide fundraiser for VHL. Alex has already had a tumor in his ear at age four and four tumors in his retina, all resulting from his struggle with VHL.

Stuart Weber Celebrates Upcoming Release of The Fifth Row – A Salute to Vintage American Venues – with Concert

BOZEMAN, Mont., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Instrumental virtuoso and social networking champion returns to One Prime Recording Location of his breathtaking new album – an acoustic marvel! On Saturday May 2nd, 2009, at 8 p.m., classical guitarist Stuart Weber will be bringing his fret board magic to Bozeman, Montana for an acoustic concert at the Ellen Theatre – one of eleven hallowed locations in which the musician recorded his stunning new album ‘The Fifth Row: An Acoustic Tour of Historic Theatres.’

Recession Fouls Basketball Superstar – A Player’s Loss is Collectors’ Gain at West Auctions

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are times when a team transcends the game and steps over the boundaries of the sports pages and into the consciousness of a nation. It could be argued that the Chicago Bulls during the mid 1990’s was such a team – so well known that even people who never opened an issue of Sports Illustrated could name the starting lineup.

Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization

BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. One organization will be chosen to receive a new Mueller steel building through applications submitted by June 1, 2009.

Video Uploads Become Highly Available for Web 2.0

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aurigma, Inc. releases Video Uploader, a solution that makes it possible to implement video content upload for websites in a matter of minutes. Video content becomes more popular on the Web and in corporate intranets. User-generated video has now become a must-have section for many web sites – not just social networking sites, but even traditional broadcasters like BBC. Yet, for the majority of web sites video content is more of an add-on, rather than a core expertise.

Song Collaboration has Unique Twist at Golosio Publishing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golosio Music Publishing (golosio.com) is just a few months old but it has discovered a new way to expand its catalog of songs. The rhythm tracks for a new groove song were created in the Los Angeles studio of John Scott G and then sent to Golosio songwriters, Doug Colosio in Redding, California, and James Sotelo in Portland, Oregon, where two different melodies were created. (VIDEO – VNR)

Cape Artist Recognized by National Oil Painters Association

WEST BARNSTABLE, Mass., April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oil Painters of America (OPA) announced that Ronald Tinney has been juried into its 2009 National Exhibition of Traditional Oils. The show will be held at Sage Creek Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from May 1 through May 31, 2009.

New Book Provides Insider Marketing Strategies

DENVER, Colo., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With job losses at alarming levels, marketing and public relations pro’s Melanie Goetz and Esty Atlas, of Hughes & Stuart Marketing, have combined four decades of experience, insight, strategic techniques, affordable public outreach ideas, and business branding concepts into their newly released book, ‘Roadrunner Marketing: Strategic Secrets You Wish You Knew’ (ISBN: 978-1-4392-1575-3).

Flag Football World Cup Comes to San Diego

LONDONDERRY, N.H., and SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Excited about baseball season, but still longing for your football fix? Mark your calendar for May 2nd and 3rd as Flag Football Magazine, aka FlagMag.com, brings their 10th annual World Cup of Flag Football to sunny, San Diego, California. For the past decade flag football teams from around the world, including Austria, Venezuela, and Japan, have gathered to determine ultimate bragging rights on the gridiron.

Publisher Bucks the Trend, Releases New Magazines

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While publishers around the world are restructuring and ceasing production of popular magazines, art and crafting publisher Stampington & Company has been developing new titles to add to their family of publications. In 2009, they will launch a total of eight new titles, which will account for 12 of the 75 issues they will produce during the year.

Leon Ware – The Sensual Minister – Celebrates Motown’s 50th Anniversary with Special Encore Concert at Catalina Bar and Grill in Hollywood on April 16

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a man who will be 70 next year, singer/songwriter extraordinaire Leon Ware is working up a storm! Still promoting his acclaimed Stax Records debut, Moon Ride, featuring the divine new single ‘Hold Tonight,’ Ware is also taking a moment to reflect long and deep on his hallowed history with legendary Motown Records – now celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

New Innovative and Economical Drum Wrap Company Makes Refinishing Your Old Drum Set a Possibility Without Straining Your Finances

EVERETT, Wash., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sic•Skinz Custom Drum Wraps (sicskinz.com) has announced availability of their innovative and easy to install Custom Drum Wraps. These drum wraps allow anyone to effectively re-finish their drum set in a fraction of the time and a fraction of the cost of conventional drum coverings.

Surviving Uncertainty: Free E-Book Provides an Eloquent, Timely Guide to Navigating These Challenging Times

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new e-book, available free from No Map. No Guide. No Limits., offers entertaining storytelling, thought-provoking ideas, and practical advice on surviving-and thriving-in uncertain times and circumstances. In ‘Surviving Uncertainty: Taking a Hero’s Journey,’ (ISBN: 978-1-4276-3955-4) adventure writer Lane Wallace applies what she’s learned in the school of adventure to the broader school of life.

James Allen Releases ‘Perfectly-Set’ Preset Engagement Rings

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com is making buying diamond engagement rings even easier with the exciting launch of their exclusive one-step Perfectly Set(TM) engagement rings. With this innovative process – unique to James Allen – a shopper can select an engagement ring that is pre-set with a beautiful diamond. If the shopper wishes to upgrade the diamond pre-selected for the ring, he can then choose from six diamonds especially chosen by James Allen’s diamond experts.

Corbin Bleu Signs on as National Spokesperson for Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu is the new national spokesperson for the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

Record Label Veteran David Kronemyer Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music promoter and former record label VP, David Kronemyer to its editorial staff. Kronemyer will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of artist management, music and independent film, as well as a regular column on ‘Deconstructing Pop Culture.’ Music Industry Newswire(TM) is a unit of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.

Museum of Robots Introduces Innovative New Products for The Home

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New products from Museum of Robots introduced at the International Home + Housewares Show 2009 have been selected as ‘Cool Products for the Home’ by BusinessWeek. Recognized as among the most innovative product introductions are the Recycled PET Felt Collection and Flying Saucer Bowl Set.