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iUniverse Title Acquisitions

Some of our authors have had their titles picked up by a traditional publisher after first self-publishing with iUniverse. Meet these authors and learn about their books below.

© The Feminist Press at CUNY


by Dina Bakst, Phoebe Taubman and Elizabeth Gedmark
Acquired by The Feminist Press in 2013

© Berrett-Koehler Publishers

It’s The Way You Say It

by Carol A. Fleming, Ph.D.
Acquired by Berrett-Koehler in 2013

My Mother’s Secret

by J. L. Witterick
Acquired by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group, in 2013

Read J.L.'s Story »

© Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Why Wait To Be Great?

by Terry Hawkins
Acquired by Berrett-Koehler in 2012

Read Terry's Story »

The Jew with the Iron Cross

© Farrar, Straus and Giroux, a Macmillan Publishers imprint

The Jew with the Iron Cross: A Record of Survival in WWII Russia

Now Titled Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler's Army

by Georg Rauch
Acquired by Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Macmillan in 2010

Read Georg's Story »

Within Arm’s Length

© St. Martin's Press

Within Arm’s Length

by Dan Emmett
Acquired by St. Martin's Press in 2010

The Brutality of War

© Pelican Publishing Company

The Brutality of War: A Memoir of Vietnam

by Gene Dark
Acquired by Pelican Publishing in 2009

Still Alice

© Simon & Schuster

Still Alice

by Lisa Genova
Acquired by Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster in 2009

Read Lisa's Story »

Almost Home

© Plume, a Penguin imprint

Almost Home: My Life Story Vol. 1

Now Titled Life After Death

by Damien Echols
Acquired by Penguin Plume in 2008

The Anger Habit

by Carl Semmelroth, Ph.D.
Acquired by Sourcebooks

The Butcher of Beverly Hills

by Jennifer Colt
Acquired by Broadway Books, Random House

The Mangler of Malibu Canyon

by Jennifer Colt
Acquired by Broadway Books, Random House


by Michael Crider
Acquired by Da Capo Press, Perseus Books

The Idiot Girls' Action Adventure Club

by Laurie Notaro
Acquired by Villard, Random House

In for a Penny

A Novel for the Coastal South

by Kathryn R. Wall
Acquired by Coastal Villages Press

Illegal Affairs

by Sheila Dansby Harvey
Acquired by Kensington

Life Lessons for My Sisters

by Natasha Munson
Acquired by Hyperion-Hachette

Spiritual Lessons for My Sisters

by Natasha Munson
Acquired by Hyperion-Hachette

The Donovan Creed Crime Novels

by John Locke
Acquired by Simon & Schuster


by Ben Sherman
Acquired by Presidio Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House's Ballantine Book

The Siren

by Kiera Cass
Acquired by Harper Teen