REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /Publishers Newswire/ — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly “Books to Bookmark” list, for Q3/2008. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from “big name” authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

The following list of books are provided as “worth a look” for media and booksellers, as well as avid readers of new and unique literary content. To learn more about these and other books, in detail, visit:

Books to Bookmark(TM) for 2008/Q3:

* Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, A Midwife’s Saga by Carol Leonard

Announcing a new book from Bad Beaver Publishing, “Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart, A Midwife’s Saga” (ISBN 978-0-615-19550-6, 368 Pages), by author Carol Leonard. Often laugh-out-loud funny and irreverent, occasionally disturbing and deeply sorrowful, “Lady’s Hands, Lion’s Heart” is the saga of Ms. Leonard’s journey as New Hampshire’s first modern midwife.

* A Prosecutor’s Anguish…The Untold Story of The Atlanta Courthouse Shootings

Widely anticipated new book about the Atlanta Courthouse Shootings, written by respected trial attorney, turned author, Shoran Reid. “Waking the Sleeping Demon: 26 Hours of Terror in Atlanta” (ISBN: 978-0-615-20749-0, Rella Publishing), follows the terrifying hours Former Prosecutor Ash Joshi felt hunted by Atlanta Courthouse Shooter Brian Nichols and reveals new information about events prior to and after the tragedy.

* First Relationship Self-Help Book Women are Buying Specifically for Their Man; and it’s Working

Libra Press confirmed its new book “Please put the toilet seat down” (ISBN: 978-0-615-21623-2), by author Darcy Frew and illustrated by John Blair Moore, is the first relationship self-help book women are buying specifically to give to their significant other, and not only is he reading it, it’s improving the relationship.

* Effin Press Announces Publication of ‘It’s Favre Not Farv You Bobbleheads!’ By Jon Christopher, J.D.

Effin Press(TM), an independent publisher in California, is pleased to announce the publication of “It’s FaVre Not FaRv,” by Jon Christopher, J.D. (ISBN: 978-0-9819177-0-2; $14.95 U.S.). A celebration of language that encompasses wit, humor and satire, “It’s FaVre Not FaRv” takes to task issues of celebrity, race and politics in America while providing whimsical and lyrical insights into the art of tilting at windmills.

* Historical Novel for Middle School Characterizes the First Memorial Day and How it Evolved from the Civil War

“Shadows of War: Prelude to Memorial Day” (ISBN: 978-0-615-20254-9) is the first title to be released by Crandall Publishing. This new book is a middle-grade historical novel written for ages 9-12, by Janice Sweet McElhoe, Ph.D. It focuses on the beginning of Memorial Day and Civil War-related events.

* Expert Author Releases New Book that Demonstrates Good Health Starts with Good Posture

So, maybe mom was right. People should sit up straight because it could be affecting their health. A new book released by Posture Press offers easy ways for desk workers to improve posture and improve health – “The Science of Sitting Made Simple” (ISBN: 978-097-16-0-20-52), by Dr. Gregg J. Carb.

* Ultimate Republican Trivia Book Released by Marshall Rand Publishing

More than fifty-five million Americans proudly call themselves Republicans. However, many individuals support political parties without fully understanding the history behind them. Author and historian Scott Paul Frush wants to shed light on one of the parties that has made a difference in this country by examining its rich history in the book, “Ultimate Republican Trivia: 1001 Fun and Fascinating Facts” (ISBN: 978-0974437415, Marshall Rand Publishing).

* “(why) I Hate to Date (online)” Challenges Cultural Dating Phenomenon

DC-101, Inc. announces the publication of a new book by MaryAnna Donovan: “(why) I Hate to Date (online)” (ISBN: 978-0-981-7068-0-1). This hilarious new book offers an insider’s view of the world of online dating in a format that is fun to read and educational, all at once.

* Unveiling the Secret of the Ages that all the Masters, from Buddha, Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad Wouldn’t or Couldn’t Reveal

Zakariyya Ishaq, author, is pleased to announce the release of the groundbreaking book: “The Ellipse: The Fall and Rise of The Human Soul: Secrets of the Cosmos” (ISBN: 978-0-9809995-2-5) – Journey into the Soul, Apocalypse, and the Destiny of Humankind.

* Popular Orthopedics Medical Handbook Now Available in Portuguese

Due to high demand in Brazil, a popular medical handbook, “Fracture Classifications in Clinical Practice” (ISBN: 978-184-628-0252), has recently been published in Portuguese by DiLivros Publishing company. Authored by Dr. Seyed Behrooz Mostofi, FRCS, the book benefits an array of orthopedic medical professionals and helps them to communicate with greater accuracy and precision.

* New Novel Portrays How a Woman Escapes an Abusive Marriage in Saudi Arabia and Undermines Islam

The recent thriller by author, Mark Biskeborn, “A Sufi’s Ghost,” has won a great deal of attention with its controversial characters. The novel by Mark Biskeborn, dramatizes how a woman flees an abusive, polygamous marriage in Saudi Arabia and reveals secrets of Islam.

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