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A Timeline of Publishing Excellence

Our commitment to providing the best in self-publishing services has helped many authors achieve success over the years. Here we celebrate not only our own milestones, but the triumphs of those we have served with distinction over the past two decades. 

iUniverse has a history of providing publishing excellence to its authors, assisting them in creating timeless books.


2017: Beijing Wisdom & Culture Co. acquired iUniverse title Conflict — The Unexpected Gift: Making the Most of Disputes in Life and Work, to publish in Chinese.

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Conflict-The Unexpected Gift by Jack Hamilton and Elisabeth Seaman and Sharlene Gee
Caged No More movie poster based off iUniverse's author Susan Norris' book Rescuing Hope.
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iUniverse author of Rescuing Hope, Susan Norris named southeastern U.S. Spokesperson for feature film "Caged No More" starring Emmy Award–winning actress Loretta Devine.


Babygate by Dina Bakst, Phoebe Taubman and Elizabeth Gedmark is acquired by The Feminist Press.

It’s The Way You Say It by Carol A. Fleming, Ph.D., is acquired by Berrett-Koehler.

My Mother’s Secret by J. L. Witterick, is acquired by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group.

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Books acquired by other imprints including Babygate, It’s The Way You Say It, and My Mother’s Secret.
Why Wait to be Great? by Terry Hawkins
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Why Wait To Be Great? by Terry Hawkins is acquired by Berrett-Koehler.


The Jew with the Iron Cross: A Record of Survival in WWII Russia, and Now Titled Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler's Army by Georg Rauch, is acquired by Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Macmillan.

Within Arm’s Length by Dan Emmett was acquired by St. Martin's Press.

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Books acquired by other imprints including Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler's Army and Within Arm’s Length.
Books acquired by other imprints including The Brutality of War: A Memoir of Vietnam and Still Alice.
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iUniverse titles picked up by traditional publishers include The Brutality of War: A Memoir of Vietnam by Gene Dark was acquired by Pelican Publishing, and Still Alice by Lisa Genova, acquired by Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.


To offer authors an increased range of publishing services, improve efficiency and decrease book production costs, iUniverse operations move to the Author Solutions, LLC., headquarters in Bloomington, Ind.

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Author Solutions, LLC., the leading company in the world focused on helping authors publish, promote and sell their books, acquired iUniverse in September.


The first iUniverse title to hit The New York Times best-seller list is author Amy Fisher’s book If I Knew Then.

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If I Knew Then... by Amy Fisher and Robbie Woliver
iUniverse sells more than 500,000 books in 2001.
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iUniverse sells more than 500,000 books, with nearly 10,000 titles published.

The iUniverse book Love and Liberation, by Ralph Fertig hit number four on Los Angeles Times best-seller list.


iUniverse is founded.

Barnes & Noble begins offering iUniverse books online and in store.

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