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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).
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.'"
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.
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.'
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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Goodwin Publishing, LLC recently announced the release of a new audio book and e-book, 'Teaching English Abroad: A Financial Prayer Answered' (ISBN: 987-1937860202), by Jonathan Goodwin. According to the author, 'This e-book and audio book is written for anyone who wants to explore the world while making money.'
Kid2Kid, Keepin’ it Safe Online – eBook given away as tie-in with BULLY movie premiere, by MovieTickets.com and Jackie Fame
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Jackie Fame, Inc. (FAME), the leading kid/teen social network, is joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the movie 'Bully.' With every 'Bully' ticket purchased through MovieTickets.com FAME will provide a free download of its book 'Kid2Kid, Keepin' it Safe Online' (ISBN: 978-0675500256) made available for the NOOK and Kindle eBook formats.
PHOENIX, Ariz. /Publishers Newswire/ -- RainMan SEZ, LLC has announced the second, updated, edition of 'Black Man Hates Obama: OUTRAGED 2.0' (ISBN: 978-1450793025; paperback, 269 pp), by controversial author RAINMAN, just in time for the 2012 U.S. Presidential campaign season.