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Christopher Laird Simmons has been a working journalist since his first magazine sale in 1984. He has since written for wide variety of print and online publications covering lifestyle, tech and entertainment. He is an award-winning author, designer, photographer, and musician. He is a member of ASCAP and PRSA. He is the founder and CEO of Neotrope®, based in Torrance, CA, USA.

New Book, ‘The Trust Frequency’ by Connie Baxter Marlow and Andrew Cameron Bailey

ASPEN, Colo. /Publishers Newswire/ -- In a new book, "The Trust Frequency: 10 Assumptions for a New Paradigm" (ISBN: 978-098874713; Cameron/Baxter Books), co-authors Connie Baxter Marlow and Andrew Cameron Bailey challenge a number of basic assumptions which have driven humanity's behavior for millennia and offer a new paradigm for consideration on the issue of climate change.

New book now in Kindle edition, ‘Who Was E. B. Gallaher’ by DJV Murphy

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Mansions and millionaires! A recently published non-fiction book by author DJV Murphy, "Who Was E. B. Gallaher?" (ISBN-13: 978-1480043770; paperback; CreateSpace), purports to have possibly solved a regional mystery about a millionaire's bequest while doing research for the biography.

New book, ‘Murder and Misunderstanding – One Man’s Escape from Insanity’ by Shuvender Sem

LANCASTER, Pa. /Publishers Newswire/ -- After years of psychotropic medications and intense therapy, author Shuvender "Shubi" Sem is telling his story of schizophrenia in his autobiography "Murder and Misunderstanding; One Man's Escape from Insanity" (ISBN: 978-1479256969; paperback). "Our mental health system is broken. We need to fix this before more crimes are committed," says Sem.

New book, ‘Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson’ by William G. Hyland Jr

TAMPA, Fla. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Author William G. Hyland Jr. this past week announced his latest American political history book, "Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson" (ISBN-13: 978-1612341972). The magisterial collaboration over half a lifetime between historian Dumas Malone and his subject, Thomas Jefferson, is the basis for the new non-fiction work.

U.S. Secretary Clinton to Host the Announcement of the Open Book Project

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Publishers Newswire/ -- On Monday, January 28th, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host the announcement of the Open Book Project. The Open Book Project is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State, the Arab League Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization and leading education innovators to expand access to free, high-quality open educational resources in Arabic, with a focus on science and technology and online learning.

New book, ‘So You Want To Be A Landlord: Tales From The Crypt’ by DJV Murphy

CALIFON, N.J. /Publishers Newswire/ -- DJV Murphy considered the current market conditions as the backdrop to his latest book "So You Want To Be A Landlord: Tales From The Crypt" (ISBN: 978-1461087014). He ventures there is no bad time to invest in property. The 100 plus page book combines humor with technical information about how to succeed being a landlord and is illustrated with cartoons depicting the pitfalls and successes of owning investment real estate.

New Kindle and iBooks Edition of Novel, ‘Family Tiez’ by Mustafaa As-Salafi Announced

WILMINGTON, Del. /Publishers Newswire/ -- "Family Tiez" (ISBN: 978-0976224310 paperback; Level V Publishing), an underground, nationwide, bestselling novel by Mustafaa As-Salafi that chronicles the story of a large-scale, illegal drug distribution enterprise in the Tri-State area, will be re-released for purchase in eBook formats, including Kindle and iBooks this month.

New book, ‘Healthy Hannah’s Fitness Fables: A Promise to Yourself’ by Jay and Hannah England

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /Publishers Newswire/ -- A new book, "Healthy Hannah's Fitness Fables: A Promise to Yourself" (ISBN-13: 978-0985277307; hardcover) by Jay and Hannah England and published by KidsProsper Publishing, pairs father-daughter authors in the fight against childhood obesity. It is illustrated by a former personal trainer, Joe Romano II.

Teen Comic Book Author Teams with Noted Manga Artist Jason Dube: The Night Owl takes wing against Bullying

Award-winning American teen comic book author and publisher Jake Tinsley has taken on another tough subject for kids - both tweens and teens - bullying at school and at home. Again teaming with 'Manga' artist Jason Dube, Tinsley's character 'Night Owl' takes wing to fight this crime that affects so many kids.

ebrary’s Academic Complete E-book Database Surpasses 70,000 Titles

Palo Alto, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- To continually support the needs of researchers throughout the world, ebrary®, a leading provider of e-books and research...

New book by author and thermodynamicist Richard Moser, ‘A Better Story,’ revisits the Big Bang

SANTA ANA, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- A new book by author and thermodynamicist Richard Moser, "A Better Story" (ISBN-13: 978-0974686547; MEC Publishing), uses the...

Waking up to the iPad Wi-Fi+3G – Part Two

COLUMN: It's now day two as an iPad cult member and I'm enjoying it quite a bit. Today I managed to try out a...

Waking up to the iPad Wi-Fi+3G – Part One

Publishers Newswire COLUMN: I pre-ordered my new Apple iPad 64GB Wi-Fi + 3G, and so it arrived yesterday afternoon (Friday). But, being busy this...

Apple Unveils the new iPad – the 21st Century Mac, iBook Reader, and Portable Playground

Publishers Newswire COLUMN: Well, it's finally here. I can stop holding my breath, crossing my toes, and praying to the mighty Mr. Jobs that...

Plastic Logic eReader Will Wirelessly Connect Using AT&T 3G Network

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -– Plastic Logic announced today that AT&T’s 3G network will provide the mobile broadband connection for the Plastic Logic...

The Present and Future of e-Books

For this "roundtable" we're discussing the future of e-books (electronic books). The question posited to our panel is this: "Do you think e-books will...

The Benefits of Media Coaching for Book Authors

Media Coaching is the practice of helping someone become comfortable with dealing with the media, whether it's a phone interview, on-air appearance, or talk...

Interview: Richard Samson, Author of ‘Mind Over Technology’

An interview with Richard Samson, consultant, expert on mental skills, human effectiveness and user interfaces, and author of "Mind Over Technology, Coming Out on...

Interview: Archbishop Desmond Tutu

An informal interview with Nobel Peace Prize winner, human rights activist and world renowned author and lecturer Archbishop Desmond Tutu -- who shares a...

Using PR to Market Your Book – How to Write a Press Release

One of the most cost-effective ways to "get the word out" about your new product or service is to use a press release. Basically,...

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