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Book News from Publishers Newswire

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, ‘Going Clear’ by Lawrence Wright, Brings New Light to the Global Phenomenon of Scientology

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Lawrence Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Looming Tower," has written a revelatory book about the Church of Scientology titled "GOING CLEAR: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" (ISBN: 978-0307700667), published on January 17th by Alfred A. Knopf. The book offers an exhaustive account of the church, from its founding by L. Ron Hubbard to its present-day leadership under David Miscavige.

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 Illustrated Children’s Book, ‘Little Green’ by Arnold Rudnick

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Writer Arnold Rudnick and publisher Paraphrase, LLC, have donated 100 copies of new illustrated children's book "Little Green" (ISBN-13: 9780981587974) to the My Stuff Bags Foundation and have also pledged all net profits from book sales for the month of December 2012. "Little Green" is an entertaining new children's book with an important message and question to consider: Isn't it possible?

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."

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, 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 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, 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.

New Audio Book, Teaching English Abroad, by Jonathan Goodwin

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 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 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.

New Book, The Easter Bunny That Grew Up, by Gretta Parker

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Publishers Newswire/ -- A new children's book, 'The Easter Bunny That Grew Up' (ISBN: 978-1468554960; paperback; AuthorHouse), by Gretta Parker with illustrations by Maya Tolliver, pays tribute to a little rabbit that captured the hearts of people around the world on Facebook and the contributions he made to rabbits in rescues and shelters.

New Audio Book version of ‘Equinomics 101’ published by Rockwood Enterprises

HOUSTON, Texas /Publishers Newswire/ -- Rockwood Enterprises, Inc. announced this month the launch of a new audio book edition of 'Equinomics 101' by Richard B. Dicks, CPA - a management and record keeping system designed to teach horse owners and horse-related businesses how to efficiently manage their finances.

Author Peggy Orenstein Dissects Today’s New ‘Girlie-Girl Culture’ at Dallas Event

DALLAS, Texas /Publishers Newswire/ -- Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas will hold a lecture, 'What is a Girly-Girl?' on Feb. 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture. Author Peggy Orenstein will discuss today's girly-girl culture that influences them from infancy onward.

US Dept. of State Announces Publication of 2010 Digest of United States Practice in International Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Publishers Newswire/ -- The Department of State is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of the 2010 Digest of United States Practice in International Law, covering developments during 2010.

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