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Super Scamper and Jayden’s Big Adventure is a fantastic imaginative and educational journey of a young boy and his dog in different countries around the world. The Rutherglen Reformer writes a feature about the author R. E. Livingston sharing his tale to local school kids.
Ghostly Photographs is a collection of mysterious images coupled with thought-provoking supernatural stories. Readers who are curious about spirits and frightening ghost encounters will surely enjoy these paranormal photographs and this interview by Reminder News of photographer-slash-author Julie Griffin.
Sandra Hamilton Welch and Danny L. Welch
Unruffled Courage, the Adventures of American Patriot Benjamin Hamilton and a Cherokee Maiden named Moonglow is set in the untamed western expanse of colonial America. Melodika.net features an excerpt about the book and the author.
Mary Ann Froede
Where the Hell is Tucumcari is a humorous and unusual story of Mary Ann Froede, her husband, Jim, and their family when they left Beverly Hills to serve a small church in New Mexico. Pasadena News features the author and the inspiring book.
Edwin F. Becker
True Haunting by Edwin Becker chronicles the true-to-life events that disturbed a young couple when they moved in to a new home. The disturbances occurred in the 1970s, long before the word paranormal was used to describe such strange occurrences. The story was adapted into an episode of the hit TV series Paranormal Witness aired in Syfy.
Rick Lindal, PhD
Slice of Life: A Self-Help Odyssey by Rick Lindal gets a thorough review from the Windy City Times. The review says, “For the reader who is comfortable with his or her life choices and life path, this book would seem just a curious detour. But for its creative approach, it's perhaps worth a look.”
The University of North Carolina library features More than Murder by b.j. woody. The novel is a peek into small time life in North Carolina during the 1960's. It follows the story of two men who were mysteriously murdered, and then a surprisingly great number of suspects surfaced.
Kym Jackson and Theresa Roemer
Award-winning author Theresa Roemer discusses her sensational book, Nude: Unveiling Your Inner Beauty and Sensuality to The Balancing Act Lifetime Television. She talks about being true to yourself and how to bring sexy back to your relationship.
Ifechi Jane Odoe
Writer Ifechi Jane Odoe sends out a message for change in her new dramatic novel On the Brink. Odoe discovered her passion for writing when she was in middle school and continued to write extensively for The Guardian. This is her very first work of fiction, and Thisdaylive.com features her story.
The movie industry of Nigeria, Nollywood, is the main topic of director-producer-turned author Charles Novia in his raw tell-it-all tale, Nollywood till November. The book recounts the struggles and success of Novia in the many movies he produced, the people he met, and certain prevalent issues in the Nigerian movie industry. His story and newly released book was featured in allafrica.com.
My Life and Times as a Postal Worker is a memoir of Warren Pearlman, who has worked as a post office clerk and union officer for years. His story banks on how 5 unions merged to become the American Postal Workers Union and talks about misappropriation from management, clerks, and union officers that led to some shootings in the post office. Recently, the author talked about his book in an interview published in toginet.com.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School counsellor Annie MacDonald is now a published author of a children’s book series that teaches children how to understand and cope with grief, illness, and death. Her most recent instalment, Poppo’s Memory Book, was featured in NewHampshire.com.
By Nihal Sri Ameresekere
Prolific author Nihal Sri Ameresekere has published a 12-book series, Socio-Political Realities, documenting case studies that confront corruption, fraud, economic crime, and governance. His recently published book in the series, Socio-Political Realities – Hilton Hotel Fiasco & Ad Hominem Legislation – Expropriation Law was featured in the Colombo Telegraph.
Journey is based on the life story of Tomas Mateo Castellano, the father of its author, Stephen Mateo. The novel’s narrative revolves around the valuable secret that he had kept from his family his entire life. Windy City Times features the book’s author and a review of the novel.
The thriller Unforgivable is Leeann Paisley-Pardon’s first novel. It follows the exciting life of Emily Martin who works as a crisis intervention social worker. In The Herald News, she shares her writing experiences and states that she writes the best when she only writes what she knows.
Doris Greenberg and Pandré Shandley
The Legend of L'Esprit is a paranormal romance novel. Appropriate for teens and dance lovers, it includes an educational glossary on ballet, and each chapter begins with a dance term and definition. Authors of the book, Greenberg and Shandley, talk to onmilwaukee.com about winning the National Indie Excellence Book Award for Young Adult Fiction.
Senator Bill Diamond
The Evil and the Innocent presents an honest inside look at the tragedies of the victims of sexual assault. Those who committed these crimes against the innocent are described in detail, revealing the sadistic fantasies that swirl in the heads of child sex offenders. Senator Bill Diamond talks about his plight again child abuse on Lakes Region Weekly.
W.F. "Bill" Wellman
Columnist Phil Potempa of the nwtimes.com mentions entertainment icon and author Bill Wellman in his article about the movie Dark Shadows, a remake of the 1970’s hit TV series of the same title that stars no less than Johnny Depp. The article recalls the original cast and their controversial lives, which were documented in "It's Made to Sell- Not to Drink!", the memoir of Mr. Wellman.
Author Helena Allard set her wonderful story’s backdrop in the snowy mountains of Vermont, a place close to her heart having lived in Brevard for 30 years before moving to New England. Her new book, Our Promise was featured in floridatoday.com.
Author Elaine Mellon wrote unREAL Education: Beyond Report Cards, a book about her struggles in getting the appropriate special education for her son. She tells pearlriver.patch.com that her intention was to “bring light to special education issues across New York State.”
Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC
Bluemaumau.org put the spotlight on Stanley Turkel, a New York–based hotel consultant turned author of controversial book, Built To Last: 100+ Year-Old Hotels in New York. He gives a brief background on his story and talks about one very important character in it.
Triblive.com features author Melissa Carey who recently published her first book, Macie's Guide to the Odd, Strange, Bizarre, Unique, Unexplained and Twisted. Carey shares how her children inspired and helped her finish her first young adult fiction book.
Author Jennifer Wallis and her eight-year-old daughter impart their story as mother and daughter and as business partners. In the book Grand Wisdoms from a Girl Who Grew up Running a Company, the author talks about teaching entrepreneurship to young people.
Carole Simpson, former ABC News anchor, recounts her obstacles and victories throughout her illustrious career in her memoir NewsLady. She talks about her memoir in an interview in the Tom Joyner Morning Show.
Sabrina Stephens, a senior vice president and marketing executive with North State Bank in Wilmington, published her first book, Banker’s Trust. She talks about her new novel and the inspiration behind its theme and characters in an article on stranewsonline.com.
Melodika.net features real estate divorce specialist Randy Morrow’s recently published book, No More Divorce for You and Me. The book aims to help people who have experienced the pains and struggles of divorce. It imparts lessons that can make a difference in ensuring their marriage will be happy and successful.
Allies and Adversaries author DJ Stearns took four years to write and another two years to rewrite the first book of his medieval fantasy trilogy. In an article by Livingston Daily, he admits being a perfectionist as a writer.
Harrison Dillard with Michael McIntosh
Smile Jamaica Television interviews four-time Olympic Gold medalist Harrison Dillard about his memoir Bones. The interview aired live in London.
Tristan Black Wolf
The Man With Two Shadows, is the first novel of Tristan Black Wolf. It is about Jeremiah Pym, a private detective who unravels the secrets of his own past so he can continue to survive in his two worlds. His book was reviewed by Fred Patten in flayrah.com.
Lori Godsey Anzini
Escaping the Jaws of Life by Lori Godsey Anzini earns an Honorable Mention in the Spirituality Category of the New York Book Festival.
Just Behind the Door, a spiritual book by Mary Leiker, was featured in mlive.com. The book is a personal memoir that the author wrote to try to help those who are struggling with loss and grief.
The Misfits and the Magical Pond by Tina Orr earns an Honorable Mention in the Children’s Books Category of the New York Book Festival.
The Adventures of Little Boy Brown written by Lexie Lucas and illustrated by Eris Gentle earns an Honorable Mention in the Children’s Books Category of the New York Book Festival.
Michael K. Corbin
Art For The People by Michael K. Corbin earns an Honorable Mention in the Wild Card Category of the New York Book Festival.
Dr. Latrice Love
Journey From Survivor to Overcomer by Dr. Latrice Love earns an Honorable Mention in the Wild Card Category of the New York Book Festival.
Tracy L. Kinne
On Sale by Tracy Kinne earns an Honorable Mention in the General Non-Fiction Category of the New York Book Festival.
Jackson Family & Community Magazine features teen author Kaitlin Longo. Kaitlin is a thirteen-year-old who wrote The Secret in Olivia’s Garden, a children’s picture book that started out as a bedtime story told by her mother.
Lions At the Gate is a poetry book written by C. L. Carey who served in the army’s 25th Infantry Division stationed in Hawaii from 1974 to 1976. The book banks on the collective rhythm of beautiful words that allows readers to see beauty through the poet’s eyes. The Journal News features the poet and his book.
Hope’s Ante written by Thom Vines earned an honorable mention in the General Fiction Category of the Beach Book Festival 2012.
Thom Vines with John Michael Vestal
Tragedy and Trust written by Thom Vines with John Michael Vestal was a runner-up in the Spiritual Category of the Beach Book Festival 2012.
Gary D. Henry
Falling Waters written by Gary D. Henry earned an honorable mention in the General Fiction Category of the Beach Book Festival 2012..
Stephen A. Enna & Dennis J. Wootten
Aloha! written by Stephen A. Enna and Dennis J. Wootten earned an honorable mention in the General Fiction Category of the Beach Book Festival 2012..
David Lee Foster
Conquering the Power of Death written by David Lee Foster is a finalist in the Death Category of The National Indie Excellence Book Awards 2012.
The Adventures of Carly Sage written by Kara Raap is a finalist in the Juvenile Fiction Category of The National Indie Excellence Book Awards 2012.
Manuel E. Costa, Sr.
The Making of the Cape Verdean is a historical book by Manuel E. Costa Sr. that utilizes a voyeuristic view of the migrants that lived in the Cape Verdean community in New Bedford, United States, after they survived the famine, imprisonment, and oppression of the Portuguese rule of the Cape Verde Islands in West Africa. The book was featured in Televisao de Cabo Verde, the national news channel of Cape Verde.
Dex Tooke has been training and racing for over 30 years and competes in ultra-endurance cycling events. Recently, he wrote his first book Unfinished Business, which former two-time State Masters Cyclocross champion-turned-columnist Bill Cullins praises in his column for the San Angelo Standard Times.
The Sacramento Bee features the story of legendary baseball catcher Harry Dunlop who recently published his sports memoir, 50 Years in a Kid’s Game. At eighteen years old, Harry Dunlop was the catcher for nineteen-year-old Bristol Twins Pitcher Ron Necciai in a 7-0 no-hit victory.
Dave Lefcourt writes an article for OpEd News, titled “2 Billion Folly at JP Morgan.” His book, Deceit and Excess in America, is a strong political commentary on America’s system of economy, government, and war on terrorism.
Ella Elliot Colvin
Smithfield Herald proudly announces the release of the book My Last Name is Grandma, written by Johnston County’s local author Ella Elliot Colvin. The collection of short stories is based on her experiences with her adorable grandchildren.
Linda A. Cadose
The Hidden Chamber in the Great Sphinx follows the adventures of Dr. Cliff Post, a young and ambitious archaeologist who is set to reveal theories behind wonderful ancient world. Author of the novel, Linda A. Cadose, talks about the story with Virtual Strategy Magazine.
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