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Authors in the News features AuthorHouse authors with a book that has been nominated for an award or featured in select national media outlets. Please visit our Twitter page for more authors in the news.


Marriage: To Whom Am I Cleaving?

John Lewis

John Lewis writes his new book as a response to the increasing divorces filed each year. His book,Marraige: To Whom Am I Cleaving?, was featured inblackwomenandmoney.com. The feature gives a gist on the book’s subject, his motivation behind writing it, and a short author biography.

Eva and Henry

Irene M. Paine

Eva and Henry: A Cape Cod Marriageby Irene M. Paine won a Silver Award in the U.S. North-East Best Regional Fiction category of2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Turmeric Gold

Amara Rochon and Sarojni Achari

Turmeric Goldis an Indian cookbook written to inspire American cooks to include healthy Indian spices and ingredients in their everyday dishes. Authors Amara Rochon and Sarojni Achari are Kihei residents, and recently, TheMaui Weeklyfeatured them on their pages where they talked about the healing properties of Indian spices and their endeavour of creating a bridge between those spices and American ingredients.

The Adventures of Tully

Anne Marie Jenkins Holler

The Adventures of Tully is about an incredible journey that overcomes distance and time just to be with loved ones. Cedar Lake Community turns the spotlight on author and grandmother Anne Marie Holler who shares that her passion for telling stories to her four grandchildren inspired her to write her first book. In the article she mentioned that she plans to donate books to local libraries and volunteers for readings.

So, Do You Like...Stuff

Mike Kenny

Author of So, Do you Like...Stuff, Mike Kenny, writes a humorous article about shopping for his wife. His article, titled Lost in Store that Smell Really Good, was featured in the Opinion section of the Peoria Times.

The Ones That Got Away

Joyce Branson

Author Joyce Branson ran a fishing program at Camp Quality, which caters to kids with cancer. The Kansas City Star includes her book The Ones That Got Away on a compact list of Christmas gifts with a Midwestern flair. The proceeds of her book’s sale will be donated to children’s charities.

Flying: a Novel

Paula Helfrich and Rebecca Sprecher

The Myanmar Times dedicates a full feature story on Paula Helfrich and her novel Flying. She talks about the conceptualization of the story, its inspiration, and the writing process. Author Paula Helfrich was an air hostess for Pan Am airlines for twenty years, and a great part of this novel is based on her experiences with the historical company

The Cookie Thief

Frances Gilbert

Author of the children’s book The Cookie Thief, Frances Gilbert, held an intimate book signing and reading in a charming pastry shop, Frances Pastry Saturday. The event was featured in Trumbull Patch, where the author mentioned that it was her grandchildren who gave her the idea to write the book because when her cookies went missing, she yells, “Cookie Thief!”

Penny and Friends

Katelynn Rutowski

Fourteen-year-old author-slash-illustrator Katelynn Rutowski, who dreamt of owning her own horse, came up with her very own coloring book to raise funds. Knoxnews.com features her about her book Penny and Friendsthat consists of 50 drawings of her favourite subject—horses..

He Talks Funny

Jeanne Buesser

The Paramus Post features Author Jeanne Buesser as she explains Apraxia to the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club. She shares an educational and heart-warming story about many children who are affected by speech disorders in her recently published children’s book He Talks Funny.

Discovery of the Grand Unified Theory

Arkay Nair

Manchester Patch interviews Arkay Nair whose latest bookDiscovery of the Grand Unified Theory challenges modern physics even Albert Einstein’s theories. He talks more about himself and his purpose in writing the book in this interesting interview.

In God We Trust

Gloria DiSanto

Cleveland.com features the feisty Gloria DiSanto, author of In God We Trust, which is an indignant political commentary on American politics and values. The feature elaborates on the author’s personality and her principles on motherhood and citizenship.

Queen City Gothic

J. T. Townsend

J. T. Townsend’s murder and mystery book Queen City Gothicwas featured in of Cincinnati.com. The page was dedicated to published books that have local connections.

Thornridge

Scott Lynn

In Thornridge: The Perfect Season in Black and White, author Scott Lynn brings back memories of the basketball team that shook racial barriers and triumph over the adversities. CSNCHICAGO.COM runs a full feature on the story and the author.

A New Day and More Tales

Kerry Susan Drake

Kerry Susan Drake’s luminous collection of poetry, A New Day and More Tales, was chosen as a finalist for the Poetry: Inspirational category of The USA “Best Books of 2011” Awards given by USA Book News.

Don’t Dance with Mary Grace!

H. M. Struble

Chosen as a finalist in the Fiction/Multicultural category is H.M. Rubble’s riveting novel Don’t Dance with Mary Grace! The book was recognized in the recently concluded The “USA Best Books of 2011” Awards of USA Book News.

Pablo Visits the Ocean

Mary Wisham Fenstermacher

The book Pablo Visits the Ocean written by Mary Wisham Fenstermacher and illustrated by Sandra Leinonen Dunn was recognized as a finalist in the Children’s Picture Book: Softcover Fiction category of The USA “Best Books of 2011” Awards given by USA Book News.

The Dream Box

Beverle Spruill

Beverle Spruill’s inspiring and rich story in The Dream Box was chosen by USA Book News as a finalist for The USA “Best Books of 2011” Awards’ Children’s Religious category. The book was illustrated by Dan Cooper.

The Magic Shell

Mare Bowman

USA Book News recognizes Mare Bowman’s The Magic Shell as a finalist in the Children’s Mind/Body/Spirit category of the recently concluded The USA “Best Books of 2011” Awards of USA Book News.

Green Kitty

Alexandra Faer Bryan

The collaborative work of author Alexandra Faer Bryan and illustrators Megan L. Pitts and Katrina Judd, Green Kitty, was chosen as a finalist in the Children’s Fiction category of The USA “Best Books of 2011” Awards given by USA Book News.

Disasters

Dr. Asim K. Dasgupta

Named as one of Kirkus Review’s Best Indie of 2011, Disasters by Dr. Asim K. Gupta is the author's personal narrative of his examination of varied natural phenomenon . Kirkus Reviews writes that it is “a page-turning assemblage of scientific lore illuminated by rapt personal observations.”

Newslady

Carole Simpson

Cited as one of Kirkus Reviews Best Indie of 2011 is author Carole Simpson’s trailblazing autobiography. Kirkus Reviews recognizes her achievement of being the first black woman to rise in the walls of local and national newscast. They called her book “a self-portrait of a woman who forever changed racial and gender dynamics in media.”

Mindwarp

Richard Hébert

One of Kirkus Review’s Best Indie of 2011 is Mindwarp by Richard Hébert. The author is a former investigative journalist who earned a nomination for a Pulitzer Prize. Kirkus calls his novella a “scintillating collection that uses offbeat character studies to wrestle with snaky issues of identity and self-knowledge.” The book also garnered first place in the novella category of the 2011 Royal Palm Literary Awards.

The Year the Snow Didn’t Melt

Dr. William Kirmes

Notes From Rumbly Cottage, a dedicated reviewer of children’s stories, gives a positive review of The Year the Snow Didn’t Melt by Dr. William Kirmes.

Charlie the Groundhog

Annette Calibeo

The Delaware County News Network recently featured local author Annette Calibeo about her book, Charlie the Groundhog. Annette talks with Eileen Shomo about the inspiration of her book and how children at her book readings are really enjoying the story about Charlie and his adventures.

Dating Our Money

Leslie Green

The holiday season is just around the bend and that means one thing for everyone: holiday spending gone wild. In an interview with Mel Fabrikant of The Paramus Post, author Leslie Greenman offers tips on how shoppers can keep their holiday spending low. Many of the tips she shares may be found in her book, Dating Our Money.

Built to Last: 100+ Year-Old Hotels in New York

Stanley Turkel, CMHS, ISHC

The New York Times features relevant books that talks about the evolving landscape of New York. One of the few special books mentioned was Stanley Turkel’s Built to Last 100+ Year-Old Hotels in New York.

A Teenager’s Journey in War and Peace

Harry Zaslow

The pressofatlanticcity.com features local author Harry Zaslow and his memoir, A Teenager’s Journey in War and Peace. In the book, he talks about his experiences in World War II, especially on the pains of the Holocaust.

Time Guardians

Jeff Quinn

The Post-Dispatch, St. Louis’s major citywide newspaper, includes novelist Jeff Quinn’s book Time Guardians in their favorite books of 2011. The story revolves on the time travels of a woman living in 1910 and a teenage boy in the 1990s.

Follow the Sun

Anne M. Nordhaus-Bike

An astrology book based on Gazette assistant editor Anne M. Nordhaus-Bike’s newspaper columns, Follow the Sun, was featured in Gazette Chicago.

A Right to Be Wrong

Celestine Omehia

ThisDayLive runs a full feature and announces the launching of the controversial book A Right to Be Wrong by former governor of Rivers State, Celestine Omehia. The launching will be held in Rivers State, Nigeria.

You Snooze, You Lose. You Snore, You (Could) Die

Dr. Evaristo Badiola

The Ledger.com spotlighted local-doctor-turned-author Dr. Evaristo Badiola. In his book You Snooze, you Lose. You Snore, You (Could) Die, he shares his personal story of overcoming sleep apnoea and helping his patients who are also struggling with the same disorder.

Jock Tamson’s Bairns

Jeanie Carr

Retired head teacher Jane Young had taught in Abronhill Nursery School for nineteen years. When she retired, she tapped back into her creative skills and wrote under the pen name Jeanie Carr. An interview about her new book, Jock Tamson’s Bairns, is spotlighted on www.cumbernauld-news.co.uk.

Elfhunter

C.S. Marks

The Elfhunter fantasy series of author C.S. Marks is picked up by Sea Lion Books, a newly established publishing house, which specializes in all formats—hardcover, trade paperback, and mass market in urban fantasy, paranormal, and young adult genres.

Abby from the Womb

Becci Bowersox Crist

Author Becci Bowersox is interviewed by Joe Rubino of Broomfield Enterprise. In the interview, she talks about the inspiration behind the book and the process of getting it to print.

The Wizard’s War

Selena McGrady

Young author Selena McGrady is featured in the local news of www.swvatoday.com. The eighteen-year-old Rural Retreat High School senior has published her fantasy novel titled The Wizard’s War, the first in a trilogy. McGrady spoke at a school assembly about the process of writing, her decision to self-publish, and her parent’s support in fulfilling her dreams of becoming a writer.

The Untold Experiences of a Navy Corpsman

C. Gilbert Lowery

Gilbert Lowery’s award-winning book, The Untold Experiences of a Navy Corpsman recently received two medals from the Military Writers Society of America. The fascinating book that details the author’s highly classified missions in North Korea was cited in theapexherald.com.

Benjamin Bear's Naughtiest Night Ever

Adriana Blake

Adriana Blake’s children’s book, Benjamin Bear’s Naughtiest Night Ever shares the important message of the Golden Rule but with interesting unexpected twists. Her inspiring journey to self-publishing her book is featured in centraloregonian.com.

A Friend Like John: Understanding Autism

Suzanne B. Bartlett, MD

Estela Villanueva-Whitman of the Des Moines Register Media news website interviews Suzanne B. Bartlett, M.D., a practicing physician and author of the recently released A Friend Like John: Understanding Autism. Dr. Bartlett says she wrote the story for elementary-aged friends and classmates of children with autism with the aim of fostering understanding and acceptance from them and their families.

Grandma Rose

Cathy L. Young

Bill Shrum, of the Stuttgart Daily Leader news website features local author, Cathy L. Young, on her recently published book, Grandma's Rose. The novel is a multigenerational drama about a woman's experiences in her relationship with her mother, finding love and heartbreak, and enduring sacrifices along the way. This is Cathy's first novel, following three published books of poetry, Song Birds, Every Now and Then, and Wings of a Poetic Mind.

Generations: 1891 -1940 Living on the Islands of Boston Harbor

Laura Thibodeau Jones

Laura Thibodeau Jones shares her experience of writing her book in an interview with Sue Scheible of The Patriot Ledger news website. Tthe memoirs documents the lives of four generations of her family. Delightful, intriguing and sprinkled heavily with poignant anecdotes and humorous stories, Generations is not only about her family, but its ties to the Boston Harbor Islands.

The Sagebrush Woolies

Noelia Hickman

Author Noelia Hickman is interviewed about her children’s book, The Sagebrush Woolies, in the Tacoma News Tribune and announces a book signing at the Richland Bookworm bookstore, 701 The Parkway #A, Tacoma, Washington on November 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Young Marques Becomes a Quiet Storm

Marques Colston

WHPTV.com, news site of popular cable channel CBS 21, features Young Marques Becomes a Quiet Storm, a children’s book about football star Marques Colston. The book was written by his manager and friend Michael Harris, who published it with AuthorHouse.

The Trojan Killer

Bill Riveron

Philadelphia newspaper Shore News Today talks to retired policeman and AuthorHouse author Bill Riveron about his crime novel The Trojan Killer.

The Shakespeare Conspiracy

Ted Bacino

Prominent financial news site Profitable.com reports on the upcoming movie adaptation of Ted Bacino’s controversial book, The Shakespeare Conspiracy, which talks about the shadowy figure behind Shakespeare’s plays.

Deceit and Excess in America

Dave Lefcourt

Dave Lefcourt, political journalist and author of Deceit and Excess in America, reports on the Occupy Oakland movement in OpEd News.

And Now?!

Elke Riess

The Santa Barbara Independent features Elke Reiss’s book And Now?!, a self-help book teaching the power of human thought.

Defining Moments

Robert Dustman

Robert Dustman announces a signing of his father’s biography, Defining Moments: A True Story of War, Family Conflict & Reconciliation, in the Bucyrus Telegraph Forum. The signing will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Nov. 5 at the Amish Vault, 108 S. Sandusky Avenue, Bucyrus, Ohio.

Positive Harmlessness in Practice

Dorothy I. Riddle

Dorothy I. Riddle’s book, Positive Harmlessness in Practice, wins the place of finalist in the Current Events/Social Change category of the 2011 Indie Books Awards.

Executive Career Advancement

Lorenzo G. Flores, Ph.D.

Dr. Lorenzo G. Flores’s book, Executive Career Advancement: How to Understand the Politics of PromotionThe X Factor, is the winner of the 2011 International Book Awards in the Business (Careers) category.

Selected Early Creative Works: A Tribute

Donald M. Ferguson

Donald M. Ferguson’s book Selected Early Creative Works: A Tribute is a finalist in the Art (General) category of the 2011 International Book Awards

Stuart the Donkey

Diane Hipp, Illustrated by TJ Hill

Diane Hipp and TJ Hill (as illustrator) place in the finals of the Children’s Fiction category in the 2011 International Book Awards for their book, Stuart the Donkey…A Tale of His Tail.

Kangaroo's Shoes

Richelle Taylor Krzak

Richelle Taylor Krzak and Sunny Colaneri (as illustrator) place in the finals of the Children’s Picture Book (Softcover Fiction) category of the 2011 International Book Awards for their book, Kangaroo's Shoes.

Unforeseen Circumstances

Debbiann Holmes

Debbiann Holmes’s book, Unforeseen Circumstances, is a finalist in the Fiction (Romance) category of the 2011 International Book Awards.

A Touch of Immortality

Vivian Ditzler

Vivian Ditzler’s book, A Touch of Immortality: A Novel, places in the finals of the Fiction (Romance) category of the 2011 International Book Awards.

Gratitude in Grief

Kelly S. Buckley

Kelly S. Buckley’s book, Gratitude in Grief: Finding Daily Joy and a Life of Purpose Following the Death of My Son, is a finalist in the Religion (Christian Inspirational) category of the 2011 International Book Awards.Kelly S. Buckley’s book, Gratitude in Grief: Finding Daily Joy and a Life of Purpose Following the Death of My Son, is a finalist in the Spirituality (Inspirational) category of the 2011 International Book Awards.

18 Holes with Grandpa

Ron Medalla

Ron Medalla’s golf-based memoir, 18 Holes with Grandpa, is a finalist in the Inspiration category of the 2011 Indie Excellence Awards .

Love's Hangover

C.M. Windham

C.M. Windham, author of the poetry book Love's Hangover, is interviewed by Wright State University publication, The Guardian, about her book, her motivations for writing, and her plans for her future as an author.

Love, Grief, Hope

Ann Bilott

Ann Bilott’s poetry book Love, Grief, Hope is reviewed in youth arts and culture magazine, NeonTommy.com.

The Woman in Me

Mama Sophia

Mama Sophia’s book, The Woman in Me: The Struggles of an African Woman to Discover Her Identity and Authority, is reviewed in The Network Journal. Mama Sophia, author of The Woman in Me: The Struggles of an African Woman to Discover Her Identity and Authority, is interviewed by The Atlanta Post.

Jet Black & the Ebony Knights

E.C. Ezirim

E.C. Ezirim, author of teen fantasy book, Jet Black & the Ebony Knights, is interviewed on Cincinnati's FOX19.

The Girl Who Rode Dolphins

Michael J. Ganas

Michael J. Ganas, author of the acton-adventure novel The Girl Who Rode Dolphins, contributes to the online news site NorthJersey.com

The Color of Darkness

Michael English Bierwiler

Michael English Bierwiler’s mystery book, The Color of Darkness, is a finalist in the 2011 North Texas Book Festival Book Awards.

Unfinished Business

Theodore Jerome Cohen

Theodore Jerome Cohen’s book, Unfinished Business, wins Honorable Mention in the Mystery/Thriller/Suspense/Horror category of the Reader Views Awards.

Frozen in Time

Theodore Jerome Cohen

Theodore Jerome Cohen’s book, Frozen in Time, places second in the Mystery/Thriller/Suspense/Horror category , Historical Fiction category,and General Fiction category of the Reader Views Awards.

Death by Wall Street

Theodore Jerome Cohen

Theodore Jerome Cohen’s book, Death By Wallstreet, places second in the Mystery/Thriller/Suspense/Horror category of the Reader Views Awards.

The Durples Go To School

Kathy & Ashley Jardine

Kathy and Ashley Jardine’s illustrated children’s book, The Durples: Go To School, wins in the category of Regional - Canada West of the Reader Views Awards.

Friends Forever: Adventures of Henderson

Anita Hilliker Kieslich

Anita Hilliker Kieslich’s educational children’s book, Friends Forever: Adventures of Henderson, wins Honorable Mention in the Children - Toddler to 5 Years category of the Reader Views Awards.

End Game

Theodore Jerome Cohen

Theodore Jerome Cohen’s book End Game wins the Jack Eadon Award for the Best Book in Contemporary Drama of the Reader Views Awards.

God's Lions

John Lyman

John Lyman, who wrote the Christian mystery God's Lions was interviewed by The Christian Writers Forum about his book. The article mentions that God’s Lions reached the top 100 list of Kindle downloads in the author’s genre.

The Creepy Tree

Kay Winkler

Kay Winkler, author of the children’s adventure book, The Creepy Tree, was interviewed by the online news publication The Maryland Independent about her motivations for her book.

Vanilla Republic

Robert Leslie Fisher

Robert Leslie Fisher’s crime novel Vanilla Republic, set in the fictitious Republic of Moanjouan-Sembeke, is reviewed by prominent book publication Kirkus Indie.