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March 2010

 

Dirty Feet and Hungry Hearts featured in The Newberg Graphic | Posted March 25, 2010

The Newberg Graphic (Newberg, Ore.) featured Jeanette Gardner, author of Dirty Feet and Hungry Hearts. Her new book, Angels and Pawprints, chronicles the adventures of motherhood, while her first book details her childhood in Wyoming. Book details >> Book Cover

Mattocks featured on Co-Parenting Matters talk radio show | Posted March 25, 2010

Ron Mattocks, author of Sugar Milk, was interviewed on Co-Parenting Matters talk radio show. Mattocks described why he wrote Sugar Milk. “I wanted to have something tangible for my kids,” he said. Book details >> Book Cover

Ezratty featured on North Jersey.com | Posted March 25, 2010

Steven Ezratty, author of One in a Minyan, was spotlighted on NorthJersey.com. Ezratty decided to mourn his father’s death by attending three minyans, or Orthodox Jewish services, every day for a year. “I wanted to give everything I could and not look back and ask if I could have done more for him,” he said.  Book details >>

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Mattocks interviewed on Sex and the Single Dad video blog | Posted March 25, 2010

JR Reed, host of Sex and the Single Dad video blog, featured Ron Mattocks, author of Sugar Milk, on the inaugural show. “The book is absolutely incredible,” Reed said. Book details >>

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New Haven Register featured Colella | Posted March 25, 2010

Paul C. Colella, author of Patriots and Scoundrels: Charity’s First Adventure, was featured in the New Haven Register (New Haven, Conn.). Colella described his publishing journey. “It was a positive and good learning experience – tedious, but very insightful,” Colella said. Book details >>

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Dezell featured in Fortune magazine | Posted March 25, 2010

Fortune magazine featured Tom Dezell, author of Networking for the Novice, Nervous, or Naïve Job Seeker. Dezell shared tips on networking, which may expand beyond some shy job seeker’s comfort zone. Book details >>

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The Legend of the Chinese Spy featured on InsideNoVa.com | Posted March 23, 2010

InsideNoVa.com featured T.H. and Helen C. Henning, authors of The Legend of the Chinese Spy. “The inspiration for the novel comes from my past visits to China and our fascination with Chinese history,” T.H. said. Book details >>

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Sechriest featured in The Dispatch | Posted March 23, 2010

The Dispatch (Davidson County, N.C.) featured Iris Sechriest, author of Sybil’s Choice. Sechriest’s daughter, Sybil, sought alternative treatment after being diagnosed with inoperable brain and lung cancer. “When she got sick, she wanted to write the book but couldn’t.” Sechriest said. “So I decided to.” Book details >> Book Cover

Memorial University highlighted Pinksen | Posted March 23, 2010

Daryl Pinksen, author of Marlowe’s Ghost, was highlighted on Memorial University’s Web site. An alumnus of the university, Pinksen has been recognized as the winner of the Writer’s Digest International Self-Published Book Awards. “I was hoping for a mention, any kind of mention, which would be confirmation that someone in authority had read the book and said ‘this is not bad.’” Book details >>

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The Telegram featured Marlowe’s Ghost | Posted March 23, 2010

Daryl Pinksen, author of Marlowe’s Ghost, was featured in The Telegram (St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador). “It is for his work and the work on all aspects of the book… that Pinksen was recognized by Writer’s Digest magazine above more than 2,000 titles,” The Telegram said. Book details >> 

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Pinksen interviewed on CBS Radio | Posted March 23, 2010

Jeff Gillooley of CBS Radio interviewed Daryl Pinksen, author of Marlowe’s Ghost and winner of the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Pinksen answered questions about his recent win and the conspiracy he detailed in his book. “The closer I looked, the more sense it made,” Pinksen said. Book details >>

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NewEurasia.net featured The Opportunists | Posted March 23, 2010

Yohann De Silva’s The Opportunists, a novel set in Uzbekistan, was featured on NewEurasia.net. “The Opportunists is packed with intrigue and violence,” said the site. Book details >> Book Cover

Marlowe’s Ghost featured on Writer’s Digest | Posted March 23, 2010

Writer’s Digest featured an excerpt of Marlowe’s Ghost, the winner of the Writer’s Digest International Self-Published Book Awards, by Daryl Pinksen. The book brings to question the author of the Shakespeare plays. Book details >>

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Mattocks honored as FiledBy.com featured author | Posted March 23, 2010

FiledBy.com listed Ron Mattocks, author of Sugar Milk, as a featured author. FiledBy.com chooses nine authors for their featured author list who have gone the extra mile to interact with their readers. Book details >> Book Cover

New York Journal of Books welcomed Moyer | Posted March 23, 2010

Dave Moyer, author of Life and Life Only, joined the staff at the New York Journal of Books. Moyer’s first review was posted on the group’s Web site. Book details >> Book Cover

Nelson featured on ABCNews.com | Posted March 19, 2010

ABCNews.com featured Frank Nelson, author of All You Need is Luck. Nelson shared his top ten travel destinations where you can find a lucky charm. His list includes the Hoover Dam and Upwey Wishing Well. Book details >> Book Cover

13 WHAM-TV’s Many Voices Many Visions featured Bacchetta | Posted March 19, 2010

Sally Bacchetta, author of What I Want My Adopted Child to Know, was featured on 13 WHAM-TV’s Many Voices Many Visions (Rochester, N.Y.). “One of my personal missions is to help bring people to adoption sooner,” Bacchetta said. Book details >> Book Cover

The Opportunists reviewed by the Carlisle Sentinel | Posted March 19, 2010

Larissa Boyer of the Carlisle Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.) reviewed The Opportunists by Yohann de Silva. “There’s something about de Silva’s writing that keeps the story interesting and exciting,” said Boyer. Book details >> Book Cover

Bacchetta featured in Democrat and Chronicle | Posted March 19, 2010

The Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.) featured Sally Bacchetta, author of What I Want My Adopted Child to Know. The book “aims to increase the readers’ sensitivity to the challenges and joys that are unique to adoptive parenting,” said Bacchetta. Book details >> Book Cover

Love At First Bite featured on NewTwilight.net | Posted March 19, 2010

  NewTwilight.net featured Love At First Bite: The Unofficial Twilight Cookbook by Gina Meyer. The blog cites NBC.com as selling the book on their site. Book details >> Book Cover

Wagner-Wilson featured on KETK NBC | Posted March 19, 2010

KETK NBC (Tyler, Texas) spotlighted Leslie Wagner-Wilson, survivor of the Jonestown Massacre and author of Slavery of Faith. Wagner-Wilson shared her story at a Black History Month celebration. Book details >> Book Cover

Sugar Milk featured in Houston Family Magazine | Posted March 19, 2010

Houston Family Magazine featured Ron Mattocks, author of Sugar Milk. After Mattocks lost his job, he became a stay-at-home dad. "For a guy who once measured his identity by his annual reviews and performance bonuses, I suddenly realized what at-home moms have known for years: there are no pats on the back for being a parent," Mattocks said. Book details >> Book Cover

UniversalHub.com spotlights A Big House for Little Men | Posted March 18, 2010

UniversalHub.com featured Michael W. McKay, author of A Big House for Little Men. The site claims a state representative is leaving his office because of topics exposed in McKay’s novel. Book details >> Book Cover

Silver reviewed in the National Post | Posted March 18, 2010

The National Post reviewed The Time Value of Life by Tisa L. Silver, MBA. “[Silver] packs much wisdom about the nature of life and work into just 90 pages,” said the Post. Book details >>  Book Cover

The Globe and Mail featured Sugar Milk | Posted March 16, 2010

The Globe and Mail featured Ron Mattocks, author of Sugar Milk. After Mattocks lost his job, he was put in the position of stay-at-home dad. “You’re used to networking within your profession and now you’re isolated at home,” Mattocks said. Book details >> Book Cover

Mattocks featured in The Bund Pic | Posted March 16, 2010

Sugar Milk, by Ron Mattocks, was featured in the Chinese magazine The Bund Pic. Mattocks, a stay-at-home dad, was featured in this popular lifestyle magazine. Book details >> Book Cover

Reuters featured Sugar Milk | Posted March 16, 2010

Ron Mattocks, author of Sugar Milk, was featured in Reuters. Mattocks said most laid-off dads don’t admit to being stay-at-home dads, but instead say they are “actively seeking work.” Book details >> Book Cover

Mattocks interviewed on Live in PLAY radio show | Posted March 16, 2010

Ron Mattocks, author of Sugar Milk, was interviewed on Live in PLAY with Playward radio. “There is a whole lot more to being a dad than the stereotypical role of what dad does,” Mattocks said. Book details >>

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Houchens featured in The Amplifier | Posted March 16, 2010

Chris Houchens, author of Brand Zeitgeist, was featured in The Amplifier. “Houchens uses a wide variety of real world examples… to provide a practical look at how businesses can use the zeitgeist, society’s constantly evolving collective consciousness, to build a brand,” said The Amplifier. Book details >>

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Wright spotlighted in the Morton Times | Posted March 16, 2010

The Morton Times featured James Wright, the retired FBI agent and author of FBI: Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity. Wright discussed how his religion aided his career in the FBI. “My religion is my way of life,” he said. Book details >>

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Hamilton interviewed on ABC News Now | Posted March 16, 2010

Dorothy Hamilton, author of Love What You Do, was interviewed on ABC News Now. “Its about time to take that collective wisdom and reach out to people beyond the walls of the school and help them decide if they want a career in the culinary arts,” said Hamilton. Book details >>

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Patton interviewed on The Daily Buzz | Posted March 12, 2010

The Daily Buzz nationally syndicated TV show featured Black Jack by George Patton. The novel, which features a black magician in the Harlem Renaissance, is based on Patton’s real-life 111 year-old aunt. Book details >>

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Warwick Beacon spotlights A Big House for Little Men | Posted March 9, 2010

A Big House for Little Men, by Michael McKay, was featured in the Warwick Beacon (Warwick, R.I.). McKay participated in a local authors’ panel, where he discussed the true events on which he based his book. Book details >>

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Meyers featured on Entertainment.gather.com, mentioned on NBC’s The Office | Posted March 5, 2010

Entertainment.gather.com featured Love at First Bite, by Gina Meyers. A character on NBC’s The Office claimed he was cooking his way through the Twilight cook book, causing uproar with fans of the series. Book details >>

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Writer’s Digest featured Marlowe’s Ghost | Posted March 5, 2010

Daryl Pinksen, author of Marlowe’s Ghost, the winner of the 17th Annual Self-Published Book Awards, was featured in Writer’s Digest. “Remember that you are writing for readers,” Pinksen said. “You’re expecting them to pay hard-earned money. You owe them a good book.” Book details >>

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Lockhart featured in Casa Grande Dispatch | Posted March 5, 2010

Larry Lockhart, author of Run and Not Be Weary, was featured in the Casa Grande Dispatch (Casa Grande, Ariz.). “Once I realized I could write a novel and get it finished it became a point of pride…” Lockhart said. Book details >>

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From Sparta reviewed in AllBooks Review | Posted March 5, 2010

AllBooks Review gave a positive review of Gerald Tate’s From Sparta. “Once the reader opens this book, he is hooked,” said the reviewer. “He becomes part of the story and follows each character to his end.” Book details >>

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The Proving made second round of Amazon contest | Posted March 5, 2010

The Proving by Will Azeperak made it to the second round of the review for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. The award is open to previously self-published books. Book details >> 

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Wheeler featured on Spokenbook.net | Posted March 5, 2010

Spokenbook.net featured Thomas Bruce Wheeler’s The New Finding Sherlock’s London with other London titles. The book is a guide to Sherlock Holmes locations around the city. Book details >>

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Forever Pleasure featured in Green Pages | Posted March 5, 2010

Green Pages, the national newspaper of the green party, reviewed Forever Pleasure by Theodore R. Eastman. “This book could provide the springboard for an interesting discussion among Greens concerning Green ideas of Utopia,” said the reviewer. Book details >>

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