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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."
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 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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Independently produced and not affiliated with the official Ron Paul Campaign, the new 'Pin-Ups for Ron Paul' 2012 calendar features a sexy collection of female activists who believe this is the most innovative way to spread the message of presidential hopeful Ron Paul.
Grand Finale of Konrad Ventana’s Post-Lux Trilogy Wins ‘Editor’s Choice’ and ‘Rising Star’ Distinctions
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Konrad Ventana's new novel, 'Questing for Uberjoy' (ISBN: 9781462029532), provides a 'compelling journey of discovery for savvy postmodern readers,' revealing vital facets of creativity and achievement through the transformative artistry of literary fiction.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Unexplained thoughts and sensations await readers of "The 22 Best Kept Secrets of All Time," a new 22-book set of beautifully illustrated e-books, holding within a lifetime of "searching, learning, and discovering" by author Reverend Linda Glas. The first title is: Book 1: Your 181 Goodie Bag Gifts From God (ISBN: 978-0984316-04).
New book, Avoiding Sexual Dangers: A Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Child, by Drs. Medlin and Knauts
ATLANTA, Ga. /Publishers Newswire/ -- The launch of the book, "Avoiding Sexual Dangers: A Parent's Guide to Protecting Your Child" (ISBN: 9781463772819), by psychologists and sexual abuse experts Dr. Medlin and Dr. Knauts, was announced this week by Protecting Kids LLC.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Dr. Daryl D. Green and Ms. Noriko Chapman, of PMLA, say that many college students do not make a connection between class instruction and the reality of practical living. However, a local professor along with his former students hopes to share their story to assist others during the economic downturn. Chapman's new book, "Second Chance: An In-depth Case Study on Nonprofit Organization's Resource Allocation and Operational Maximization" (ISBN: 978-1453686263) is co-authored by her LMU professor, Green.