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Kevin A. Gray



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iUniverse Releases Top Ten Best Seller List for May 2009

Figures Based on Point-of-Sale Data from Major U.S. Booksellers

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (June 09, 2009) –iUniverse,the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self publishing company, has announced its top ten best-selling booksfor May 2009, according point-of-sale data from major U.S. booksellers.

1. Realities of Foreign Service Life, Volume II by Patricia Linderman; (Biographical). The writers, who’ve all served in Foreign Services, share theirreal stories and life lessons.

2. So, You Want to Become a National Board Certified Teacher?: A Handbook of Teacher Tips for Successfully Completing the NBPTS Certification by Jerry L. Parks; (Education). An aid for teachers in the quest to pass the rigors of the NBPTS portfolio development and testing, it provides a step-by-step method for each of the four entries of the portfolio compilation, and helps teachers stay on track through every stage of becoming aNational Board Certified Teacher.

3. The 10Ks of Personal Branding: Create a Better You,by Kaplan Mobray; (Business). Searching for a new start – career or otherwise? Learn the secrets of creating a personal brand and focusing on life’s goals in an easy-to-follow instructional guide.

4. The Gemini Mutation, by Hunter Wilson; (Novel).A weird phenomenon left 78-year-old Victor Marshall all of the sudden feeling, looking, and acting younger. This sudden drive for youth causes him to confront issues he had been pushing aside; feelings of loneliness, guilt, betrayal, and uncertainty.

5. The Other Side of Success: ...And All Its Empty Promises,by Robert E. Draper; (Career). Robert E. Draper addresses the ideas of success and satisfaction, using his own experience to show how the drive for achievement can be detrimental to health and happiness.

6. Murder at the Mikvah, by Sarah Segal; (Novel). Peter Stem is taken into custody after what appears to be an anti-Semitic attack leaves one Jewish woman dead and another clinging for life. Stem’s employer, Father Herbert McCormick refuses to believe Peter could commit such a crime and begins to investigate, ultimately revealing a bigger secret then anyone could have imagined.

7. Boom Or Bust: Understanding And Profiting From a Changing Consumer Economy, Douglas C. Robinson and Charles L. Sizemore; (Personal Wealth). A study of economic trends and demographics, useful in helping investors make decisions on in this economy.

8. The Hate Factory: A First-Hand Account of the 1980 Riot at the Penitentiary of New Mexico, by Georgelle Hirliman; (History). A chronicle of the events that unraveled in the 36-hour riot unequal to any other prison riot; as told by W.G. Stone.

9. 3 a.m.: a collection of short stories,by Dallas Woodburn.; (Fiction). 3 a.m. is a follow up to Dallas Woodburns first book, There is a Huge Pimple on my Nose.

10.A Mind Shaped by Poverty: Ten Things Educators Should Know, by Regenia M. Rawlinson; (Educational). A guide for teachers through struggles presented by student poverty and tips for increasing students’ confidence and improving their academic achievement.

These titles, and the complete iUniverse library, are available for purchase through the online iUniverse bookstore athttps://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookstoreHome.aspx. To learn how to publish a book today, log on to www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS today.


About iUniverse

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services brand, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self publishing company. The iUniverse management team has extensive editorial and managerial experience with traditional publishers such as Random House, Wiley, Macmillan, Chronicle Books, and Addison-Wesley. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Chapters Indigo in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS.