Authors Posts by Angela Polchat-Ferris

Angela Polchat-Ferris

Angela has been working as the lead content update editor for Publishers Newswire for more than 3 years. She is a former beauty contestant and has rescued many shelter dogs. She is married and lives in Colorado, USA, where she is a huge fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, all things pet related, and voted for Obama.

New book, ‘On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology’ by Jennifer French

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- A new book by Jennifer French, "On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology" (ISBN 978-0-9882342-0-8; Neurotech Press) will be showcased October 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco. French is a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games.

New book, ‘Having a Whaley of a Time’ by Donna Keeley

ESCONDIDO, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- DKeeley Press has announced the publication of the first book in a new Paranormal Mystery series, "Having a Whaley of a Time" (ISBN: 978-0578104836) by Donna Keeley. By using the history and "documented ghosts" from the Whaley House in San Diego, Calif., the book weaves an "enjoyable, fictional mystery with real facts."

New book, ‘The Chinese Origin of the Age of Discovery’ by Chao C. Chien

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Diogenes Research, an independent history research group, today announced the publication of a new book on the previously rarely examined history of the Age of Discovery, providing resolutions to several contentious issues: "The Chinese Origin of the Age of Discovery" (ISBN: 978-1-62141-693-7), by Chao C. Chien. The book is over 300 pages long and contains over 300 illustrations.

New book, ‘The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider’s Guide to Self-Publishing’ by Dara Beevas

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Indie authors own a significant chunk of the 21st century book market, and newcomers can join the ranks with help from indie mentor Dara Beevas by utilizing tips and tools found in her new book, "The Indie Author Revolution: An Insider's Guide to Self-Publishing" (ISBN 9781592985043; paperback).

Latest Books to Bookmark List for 2012 announced by Publishers Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- For the first half of 2012, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has this week announced its latest semi-annual "Books to Bookmark" list. This is a round-up of 13 new and recent books for 2012 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or "big name" authors; or being yet another ghost-written celebrity rant.

New book, ‘Your Family Compass: A Parenting Guide for the Journey’ by Jenny Hanlon

STILLWATER, Minn. /Publishers Newswire/ -- The new book, "Your Family Compass: A Parenting Guide for the Journey" (ISBN: 9781592984893) by parenting expert Jenny Hanlon, is a "terrific resource for people raising children from birth through the early teens." It will be released October 10, 2012 and kick off with a public launch party Oct. 13-14, 2012, held at Carpenter Nature Center as part of their annual Apple Fest.

New book, ‘Medicaid Planning: From A to Z’ by K. Gabriel Heiser

NASHVILLE, Tenn. /Publishers Newswire/ -- The new book, entitled "Medicaid Planning: From A to Z" by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser, teaches attorneys, CPAs, financial planners, insurance agents, and other financial advisors all the rules and planning techniques necessary to advise clients how to qualify for Medicaid and get their nursing home expenses paid without going broke.

New book, ‘Outing the Moronocracy: Ending the Rule of the Blind, the Stupid, and the Disgraceful in American Society’ by Robert...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. /Publishers Newswire/ -- In his new book, "Outing the Moronocracy: Ending the Rule of the Blind, the Stupid, and the Disgraceful in American Society," (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-8-2; Solving Light Books) controversial author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. has published thirty specific examples of alleged "scientific incompetence" on the part of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

New book, HELL CITY, by Allen Shadow

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Allen Shadow's new thriller, "Hell City" (ISBN: 978-0985968809; Kindle edition), tumbles New York City toward devastation yet again as it tracks the newest breed of jihadists bent on pulling off "the big one." The novel will be released on the 11th anniversary of 9/11 by Blue City Media. Kirkus Reviews calls the novel, "A striking read that will leave you looking around the corner in fear."

New Book, ‘Clinical Graphology: An Interpretive Manual for Mental Health Practitioners’ by Annette Poizner, Ed.D

TORONTO, Ontario /Publishers Newswire/ -- Annette Poizner, Ed.D., a Registered Social Worker practicing in Toronto and a certified graphologist, recentlly published doctoral research which explored graphology use within psychotherapy. That study, performed at the University of Toronto, is summarized in her just published textbook, "Clinical Graphology: An Interpretive Manual for Mental Health Practitioners" (ISBN: 978-0398087265; hardcover; Charles C Thomas Publisher).

New Book, ‘Uncommon Beauty: Crisis Parenting from Day One,’ by Margaret Meder

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. /Publishers Newswire/ -- In her book "Uncommon Beauty: Crisis Parenting from Day One" (ISBN: 978-1592984879), author and parent Margaret Meader shares her knowledge and experience of learning her second child had Apert Syndrome.

New Book, ‘Capitol Hell,’ by Jayne Jones and Alicia Long

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /Publishers Newswire/ -- A new book, 'Capitol Hell' (ISBN: 978-1592985364), a saucy novel about the crazy co-workers, high maintenance politicians, and over-the-top entourages that can only be found inside the beltway, was inspired by real-life events experienced by former Norm Coleman staffers Jayne Jones and Alicia Long.

New children’s chapter book, ‘Sir Licksalot & The Island Fools’ by D.L. Carroll

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- New children's chapter book, "Sir Licksalot & The Island Fools" (ISBN: 978-1462680924), by author D.L. Carroll with illustrations by Teri Cuneo, has already won a Family Review Center 'Gold' award.

Author and Auctioneer Kathy Kingston wins IAC Industry Award

HAMPTON, N.H. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Author Kathy Kingston was awarded the Chuck Cumberlin Memorial Sportsmanship Award at the 2012 International Auctioneer Championship (IAC) competition on July 20. Ms. Kingston is author of "Record-Breaking Fundraising Auctions Volume 1: 54 Auction Design Tips" (ISBN: 0-9774565-0-1) and "Volume 2: 54 Auction Night Tips" (ISBN: 0-9774565-2-8).

New Audio Book Edition, A Walk for Sunshine, by Jeff Alt

CINCINNATI, Ohio /Publishers Newswire/ -- A new edition of the best-selling Kindle edition and hardcover book, "A Walk for Sunshine" (ISBN: 978-0-9679482-3-2) was released as an audio book on June 5, 2012. What began as a solo Appalachian Trail (AT) adventure with bears, bugs, and blisters, has become an annual fundraising source for Sunshine, a home for the developmentally disabled in Maumee, Ohio. When author and speaker Jeff Alt embarked on his AT journey to raise funds for Sunshine, he didn't know that his journey would spark the creation of an annual event.

New Book, Any Ol’ Jack, by Jack Dexter – Exclusively in Kindle e-Book Edition

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Publishers Newswire/ -- A new book, "Any Ol' Jack" (ISBN: 061550521X; Kindle edition), is a self-help resource by first-time author Jack Dexter, that promises to inspire people who are confused about their sexuality. Dexter describes this engaging read as a "self-help book that will break people out of 'the closet.'"

Now in Kindle e-book format: ‘Sarcophagus’ by Jean-Pierre Chevalier

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- "Sarcophagus" by Jean-Pierre Chevalier (ISBN: 9780595676781; ebook: ISBN: 9780595836185), an underground classic and compelling literary phenomenon, read by patient advocates and would-be whistle-blowers, is now available in Kindle Edition format.

New Book, Salvation is from the Jews, by J. Christopher

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Publishers Newswire/ -- In his new book, 'Salvation is from the Jews: Moses, Judaism, and the Jewishness of Christianity' (ISBN: 978-1449725464; paperback; West Bow Press), Christian theologian, J. Christopher, gives a different explanation for what Pat Buchanan, calls 'the death of Christian America.'

New Book, The Gospel of Ashes, by Lloyd R. Prentice

BOSTON, Mass. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Writers Glen Publications has announced the release of 'The Gospel of Ashes' (ISBN: 978-0982589229), a fiction thriller, by author Lloyd R. Prentice. Plot: While searching for Phan's missing daughter, Boston residents Mei Li Phan and Landry Carmichael stumble into a massive conspiracy. Their search threatens powerful forces seeking radical change. So now - they must die. The conspiracy: nuke a major American city.

New Book, We Can Do, by Moshe Kai Cavalin – Breaks Amazon Top 100

MORGAN HILL, Calif /Publishers Newswire/ -- In March of 2012, 14-year old author Moshe Kai Cavalin's 'We Can Do' (ISBN: 978-1618630452; paperback), published by Bookstand Publishing, made Amazon's Top 100 list, showing how successful an author with a dream can be. Moshe Kai Cavalin's inspirational story asserts that he is not a genius, but rather, that every youngster can, with good planning, a strong heart, hard work, and a resilient mind, succeed beyond all expectations.

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