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Fantasy Novel Poses the Big Questions

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 07:00

Most fantasy novels bring readers to marvel at the powers or extraordinary abilities of the main characters, but only a few of them would get the readers to pause and reflect over a line or scene for a minute or two. Good books make readers ponder over tough questions. Peter Lobban's “FernMacht” (CreateSpace, 2015) is just one of those books. -   - “FernMacht” opens with a conversation between the protagonist and his father. The young John McAllen talks to his father, a physics professor,...

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In One-of-a-kind Fantasy Novel, Angelic Creatures Appears In the Midwest

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 07:00

Fancy a story where a strange object appears from the ground in the Midwest, which phenomenon requires the intervention of the military and attracts curious minds and opportunists? Then you should not miss Collette Jackson-Fink's “Daughters of Twilight” (Outskirts Press, 2013). -   - The events in “Daughters of Twilight” occur in a sleepy Midwestern city of Waterloo, Iowa, which is thrown into national spotlight when a massive and mysterious black pyramid-like structure sprouts up in a co...

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Bioterrorism Rears Its Ugly Head in Mystery Novel

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 16:02

The story behind James Frazee's first work of fiction, “The Mosquito Bites,” is fueled by his experiences working in the chemical industry. In his book, the protagonist, Alex Gregory, faces a life-threatening predicament after he discovers a company secret. -   - Alex Gregory's employment at Sterling Chemicals, a multimillion-dollar organization, takes a dangerous turn after his unearthing of the company's clandestine operations. Now Alex attempts to save humanity from an imminent ecologic...

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“Victoria Island” - A British African Love Story

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 07:26

BOS Films has announced the production of their latest project: “Victoria Island.” Set in London and Lagos Nigeria, the feature film follows the life of a stuck-up fashionista who is given a reality check when she reluctantly goes on a working trip to Nigeria. - - Elizabeth James is a girl who likes the finer things in life. She lives in a plush apartment in Mayfair London with her rich American boyfriend, works for a multi-national clothi

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Iowan Author Throws In a Love Story in Her Fantasy Fiction Novel

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 11:27

A mysterious object comes straight out of the ground in a small Midwestern city, and it throws the residents into chaos. Soldiers and scientists are soon deployed to the site. Amidst the confusion and terror that consume everyone, a potential romance occurs between one of the soldiers and one of the supernatural beings who use the mysterious object as a doorway to the human world. This is the story readers will get when they reader Collette Jackson-Fink's Daughters of Twilight. -   - Publis...

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How Parent's Teachings Become Essential for Child Development

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 16:46

One could learn from experience or from the words of a parent. Dr. Edward Khiwa teaches this through his father's wisdom embedded in the book entitled What My Father Told Me at Three in the Morning. -   - The book highlights Dr. Khiwa's adventures and misadventures in foreign lands and how he makes his father's philosophies into his own to survive in a heavily Internet-influenced generation. The book showcases the rich tradition of the people in the African communities: fighting and killi...

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Best Selling Book, “Danny is Different,” Is Now Free on Amazon for 5 Days - (until 05/12/2017) -

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 05:00

Best Seller Publishing announces the release of Tedi Wixom's new book, “Danny is Different.” It will be available for free download in the Amazon Kindle Store on May 8th. - - “Danny is Different” is a children's illustrated story for kids of all ages. It is filled with vivid art, and has Spanish and English words on one side, which makes reading easy for grandparents and encourages learning a second language. - - The book teaches values of tenacity, love, and self-worth. “Danny is Differen...

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Of Murder, Mystery, and Mosquitoes

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:35

James R. Frazee, PhD, bridge instructor, and passionate cook, has released his debut novel, The Mosquito Bites: A Mystery Novel. This first foray into fiction was inspired by Frazee's experiences while working at a chemical company. -   - In The Mosquito Bites, protagonist Alex Gregory finds himself in a precarious situation upon starting his first job at Sterling Chemicals. His first assignment is to work on a new million-dollar pesticide which, he slowly discovers, may cause a chemical...

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Novel Reminds Readers to 'Seize the Moment' When It Comes to Love

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 07:00

How is it to love again after a failed relationship in the 1980s? Let Edna Stewart's “Carpe Diem” (WestBow Press, 2013) give you an idea. -   - A pure American romance tale, “Carpe Diem” (which is a Latin phrase for “seize the day) features two people on opposite sides of the pole. Classy Southern author Julia Evans heads to New York for an event. There she crosses path with a publishing tycoon, the slick and suave Thomas Bartholomew, who tries to get her to work for his company. Their me...

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Novelist Pens Three Musketeers Story Based on Dumas' Manuscript

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 16:29

Alexandre Dumas' literary masterpiece “The Three Musketeers” could have gotten extra chapters or the D'Artagnan Romances could have extended to more than three books if only the great storyteller had published the manuscript he left in the care of novelist Nikolay Kharin's great-great-grandfather when he visited the former Russian empire in 1858. Kharin stumbled upon the manuscript while going through his ancestor's archives. -   - After being told the manuscript was the genuine, unpublish...

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The Legacy of The Three Musketeers Lives On With a New Story

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 13:11

Can't get enough of the classics? Found “The Three Musketeers” or the overall “D'Artagnan Romances” wanting? Perhaps Nikolay Kharin's “Three Musketeers Again: Unknown Adventures of Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan: All for One and One for All!” (Outskirts Press, 2013) should make you happy. -   - “The Three Musketeers Again” invites readers to delve into the inseparable four's exploits between the time gaps of Alexandre Dumas' sequels to his magnum opus “The Three Musketeers.” T...

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Prolific Writer Brings Back Nostalgia for the 1980s in Romance Novel

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 07:00

Fancy a romance tale that takes place in the roaring '80? Then you should not miss Edna Stewart's “Carpe Diem” (WestBow Press, 2013). -   - The novel, which title is a Latin phrase that means “seize the day”, is a scintillating love story between a classy Southerner Julia Evans and the slick, suave Northerner Thomas Bartholomew. Julia is an author who runs into publishing tycoon Thomas in a hallway during an event in New York. How the two meet each other for the first time and the plot tha...

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Entertaining Short Story Set in the Old West

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 02:47

The Paris Book Fair, or Livre Paris, is an important cultural gathering in France. Flocked by thousands of professionals and book fair enthusiasts, Livre Paris held in Porte de Versailles from March 24 to 27, 2017, was the recent venue of Uncle Mike's new book Saddle Sore, a story about how Ben Wong claims the inheritance left by his brother. When Ben Wong's brother, Charley Wong, dies, some family jewels were left to Ben. Charley's lawyer sent an invitation to Ben in Wyoming to claim hi...

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Modern Children's Story Inspired by Children's Games

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 07:00

There are children's stories, TV shows, and motion pictures inspired by fictional characters, video games, and even certain real-life events. But rarely is a children's story that is inspired from children's games, and “The Mystery of the Big Booger” is a remarkable exception. -   - “The Mystery of the Big Booger,” written by David Michael Litwack, is a juvenile fiction story told in the first person point-of-view by Mapetite, a six-year old girl who is big sister to a pair of four-year ol...

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Veteran Journalist Impresses Thriller Fans with First Book

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 17:36

Elsa Bonstein's “Find Edsell!” (Abbott Press, 2014) features a compelling and complex plot, a host of richly drawn characters, and a mysterious setting – essential ingredients for a gripping and exciting thriller. -   - In “Find Edsell!,” a drunken 17-year old Edsell Jones struggles to get home from the Jersey Shore when he is offered a ride by a stranger. The lad accepts the ride – and falls into a trap of a doctor who carries out questionable experiments at a renovated farmhouse in the...

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“The New Code of Motherhood,” An Amazon Best-Selling Book is Free For One More Day (03/31/2017)

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:00

Best Seller Publishing announces the release of Saskia Roell's new book “The New Code of Motherhood: Love Motherhood, Live Your Soul's Calling And Raise Kids Who Thrive.” It will be available for free download in the Amazon Kindle Store for one more day on March 31st.   Your kids and your dream. Motherhood does not mean sacrificing your dreams. Most women believe that they must sacrifice their dreams to be a good mother, or sacrifice their families to succeed professionally. Not true. Y...

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San Antonio Public Speaker Meets The Terminator

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 22:46

International public speaker and entertainer Joe Libby was excited to be invited to speak at the Total Success Summit, a professional development seminar in Sydney, Australia. Held at the Star Casino Event Centre on March 20–22, 2017, the event attracted business leaders from all over Australia and other parts of the world. It also attracted one of the world's biggest stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger. -   - “It was a thrill to visit Sydney and to share my expertise on avoiding cons and scams wit...

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Pastor's Wife Opens Up in Book about Grief over Husband's Death

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 07:00

Psychologist and church worker Freda K. Cheung understands the pain of losing a loved one. After all, she is a psychologist who have dealt with countless clients over their issues of grief, and as a wife of a well-beloved pastor, she always comforted the bereaved while her husband presided over funerals. And when she lost her husband, it was her turn to grieve and be comforted. -   - In her inspirational memoir “A Song in the Night: A Personal Journey Book of Hope: Grieving, Healing and Rebu...

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Author and Granddaughter Teams Up in a One-of-a-Kind Book of Mysteries

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 12:14

Author and professional engineer Ray A. Jones gives a new face to animals, villains, and heroes. In his children's book entitled The Mouse Detective Agency, illustrated by his nine-year-old daughter, Allison Fulghum, Ray A. Jones comes up with a mind-thrilling children's book of fun and adventure. -   - A great lover of books and mysteries and a grandfather of a multitalented granddaughter, Ray A. Jones has built a magical place where animals live in harmony until greed eats away the good r...

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Thriller Novel Shows Potential as a Movie and TV Series

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 07:00

Freelance writer and journalist Elsa Bonstein released her first novel “Find Edsell!” (Abbott Press, 2014) to critical acclaim. -   - The thriller gets the readers to feel the serene Pine Barrens with its introduction and vivid imagery of the heavily forested area in South Jersey. The description of the place and the plot that unfolds adds to the mystery of Pine Barrens, and readers cannot help but wonder what secret does the place hide, but that's for the readers to find out. -   - “Find E...

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