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News: Children’s book author Diana Aleksandrova turns her struggles to become pregnant into children’s book bringing solace and hope to others | CitizenWire

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /CitizenWire/ — Diana Aleksandrova has always wanted to be a mom, but after years of trying to become pregnant, that dream hasn’t come true yet. Inspired by her struggles and the legend about the storks bringing the babies, she writes “The Lazy Stork” (ISBN: 978-1953118264; May 2023; Dedoni).

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News: Sisters-in-Crime Los Angeles debuts new anthology, ‘ENTERTAINMENT TO DIE FOR’ | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Sisters in Crime Los Angeles (SinC/LA) has announced the release of their new anthology, “Entertainment to Die For” (ISBN: 978-1970181388), with an introduction by award-winning novelist Sara Paretsky. Contributors to SinC/LA’s “Entertainment to Die For” include a lineup of mystery writers from southern California, Arizona, and Hawaii.

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News: Activist Writer Exposes Inhumane Slaughter of Dolphins in New Book: The American Outsider | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, “The American Outsider” (ISBN: 978-0977978038), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released January 23, 2023. It’s a story about the inhumane slaughter and torture of dolphins in Taiji, Japan, and addresses the complex nature of the Japanese culture. It’s written for anyone who […]

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News: Come grow with us as Triple Finale’s Short Story Audiobook Authors create fast moving storylines with a triple-ending twist | CitizenWire

REDMOND, Wash. /CitizenWire/ — Triple Finale L.L.C. has added an exhilarating twist to short stories as a form of entertainment, by developing a virtual platform for fast-paced trilogies. We offer an audiobook/eBook marketplace platform where individuals sell their triple-ending short stories online to generate extra income.

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News: Friends for Infinity: The Detective John Hollis Series – A contemporary mystery novel seeking the ‘why’ instead of the ‘who’ | CitizenWire

PICKERING, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — In Jennifer Gellel’s current “why-done-it” novel, “Friends for Infinity: The Detective John Hollis Series” (ISBN: 978-0228879626; August, 2022), after a woman turns up dead in a local children’s park, Detective John Hollis is quick to arrest the killer after a resident confesses, but he struggles to understand why this unlikely suspect […]

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News: Legacy Launch Pad Podcast Changes Podcast Name to ‘On Good Authority’ | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing announced today that it is updating its publishing podcast name to “On Good Authority: Publishing the Book that Will Build Your Business.” The podcast, which has been named one of the best publishing podcasts by LA Weekly, Feedburner and Kindlepreneur, among others, has long been hosted […]

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News: Author and Entrepreneur Tam MacPhee launches a new book and podcast | CitizenWire

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia /CitizenWire/ — Entrepreneur and author Tam MacPhee bares her soul in “From Under A Rock” (ISBN: 978-0228876076; Nov., 2022), a heartfelt memoir with which she shares her deepest memories. The book is already a hit, reaching the Amazon Best Sellers rank of #66 in Women’s Biographies on the Kindle Store. The ambitious […]

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News: Surf is definitely up in Stefan Piccione’s new children’s book | CitizenWire

MYSTIC, Conn. /CitizenWire/ — “The Surfing Mouse” (ISBN: 978-0228872313; Oct., 2022) is a new children’s story about a brave young mouse who overcomes his fear of surfing big waves. Everyone’s afraid of something, which is why author Stefan Piccione wanted to show audiences how determination, strength, and a strong belief in yourself can help you […]

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News: Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Hybrid Family Memoir/Political Science Book That Warns Against Political Polarization | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to release “Addictive Ideologies: Finding Meaning and Agency when Politics Fail You” (ISBN: 978-1956955491 (ebook); 978-1956955477 (paperback), 978-1956955484 (hardback)) the first book by life partners Dr. Emily Bashah and former Phoenix, Arizona mayor Paul E. Johnson.

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News: ‘Missing From Me’ chronicles a family’s experiences searching for a missing child, being left without closure, and continuing to look for answers | CitizenWire

EDMONTON, Alberta /CitizenWire/ — Heather Shtuka and her family lived a normal life until their eldest son Ryan Shtuka tragically disappeared one night after attending a house party. “Missing From Me” (ISBN: 978-0228880295; Nov., 2022) details their harrowing journey to find answers.

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News: A Magical Gnome makes his way to earth – just in time for Christmas! | CitizenWire

VANCOUVER, B.C. /CitizenWire/ — Magic is everywhere, you just have to believe. Follow Edy the gnome on his whimsical adventures in the human world, while he tries to save the last Golden Believer left on earth. “My Magical Gnome” (ISBN: 978-0228860136; Dec., 2022) by author Monika Blichar is a delightful storybook that can be enjoyed […]

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News: Children of Dolores F. Kurzeka Honor Her by Publishing Her Book ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ After Her Passing | CitizenWire

MURRIETA, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — The family of author Dolores F. Kurzeka is thrilled to announce the release of “Our Walk with Grandma” (ISBN: 978-1039145450, FriesenPress), her long-awaited children’s picture book about the beauty of family and nature. Written 20 years ago, Kurzeka was unable to find an illustrator before her passing. Her children continued the […]

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News: A Tiny Angel finds her true purpose just in time for Christmas | CitizenWire

CALGARY, Alberta /CitizenWire/ — John & Julie Stirling share their family tradition with the world in the new children’s book “The Tiny Angel” (ISBN: 978-0228860723). Originally, John Stirling created the story of “The Tiny Angel” in the 1970s for his children and future grandchildren. He believed people could obtain their goals in life by having […]

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News: Designer John Robert Wiltgen Beats the Odds: ‘The Candy in My Pocket’ – An Inspirational Memoir About Designing Your Best Life | CitizenWire

CHICAGO, Ill. /CitizenWire/ — With holiday shopping just around the corner, John Robert Wiltgen’s riveting memoir “The Candy in My Pocket” (ISBN: 979-8986007007), is now available for the gift giving season. As a type 1 diabetic for more than 55 years, Wiltgen has been a successful business owner and now author whose memoir describes his […]

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News: New Book, ‘The Power of the Pen,’ Gives Insights into the World of Handwriting Analysis | CitizenWire

SEATTLE, Wash. /CitizenWire/ — With its first-ever published book, “The Power of the Pen: from the unconscious to the conscious” (ISBN: 978-1970181340), The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) showcases 23 unique perspectives on handwriting analysis and its modern uses. Each essay is penned by a respected handwriting analyst and explores topics such as handwriting research […]

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News: ‘Achieving Life Satisfaction Is Our Ultimate Goal’ – Personal Development Writer Releases Inspiring Book On Finding Your Purpose | CitizenWire

OTTAWA, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — An inspiring story about finding your purpose and achieving happiness by tapping into three spheres: personal growth, family values, and career focus, “For A Better Chance At Life: Achieving Life Satisfaction” (ISBN: 978-0228880103; Tellwell Publishing) is a personal development novel by author Jonathan J. Woolverton.

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News: Publishers Newswire announces annual Books to Bookmark List for Dec. 2022 – 10 Great Reads You’ve Likely Never Seen | CitizenWire

TEMECULA, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual “books to bookmark” list of 10 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published in 2022. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major […]

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News: A Threat Is Coming – Only He Can Stop It: Fantasy Writer Releases Thrilling Tale Of Heroes and Foes in ‘Beginning of Arrogance’ | CitizenWire

TORONTO, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — A fantastical story set in a world where paladins are heroes and the champions of the gods finds itself in the shadow of a looming threat. Their only choice? To rely on the services of an uneducated, incapable and stubborn paladin named Krell, whose adventures we follow in the fantasy novel […]

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News: In ‘Last Chance’ a rocket full of misfits hurls towards a new planet, as toilet humor is thrust into the outer reaches of the galaxy | CitizenWire

SYDNEY, New South Wales /CitizenWire/ — “Last Chance: A Future Apocalypse Caught in a Trilogy” by Darren E. Watling (ISBN: 978-0228882879; released Oct., 2022) is a quirky look at earth’s final hours. The best and brightest are sent to colonize a more stable planet as earth meets its untimely demise. However a Plan B rocket […]

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News: ‘My Spouse, My Friend’ – Educator and counselor writes from a faith perspective to give a crash course on marital relations | CitizenWire

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alberta /CitizenWire/ — “My Spouse, My Friend” (ISBN: 978-0228842859) is a must-have book for couples, newlyweds, those long in love, and engaged. A crash course on married life by author Ingiete Oyama, the book is a guide to navigating questions about marriage and finding answers.

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News: A chaotic blend of love, betrayal, and the need for human connection | CitizenWire

TORONTO, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — In Yvonne Van Lankveld’s current novel “The Park Street Secrets” (ISBN: 978-0228869252; released Sept., 2022), new neighbors move into a historic government building and classic film location on Park Street in Niagara Falls Canada. The building was featured in the film noir “Niagara” starring Marilyn Monroe.

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News: New book celebrates the magic of adoption and diversity through creative storytelling | CitizenWire

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, is a creative producer and author. His new book release, “Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale” (ISBN: 979-8986768014), was inspired by a true story – his own story – and celebrates diverse families made complete through adoption. It’s scheduled to be released during […]

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News: A new book illuminating the real life impacts of depression and anxiety through an evocative fictional narrative | CitizenWire

VANCOUVER, B.C. /CitizenWire/ — Author Paul G. Swingle’s new novel “Silhouette” (ISBN: 979-8545559596; released Aug., 2022) delivers a brilliant and deceptively simple story, giving us insight into the hearts of two lonely souls. They gaze at each other from a distance, dreaming of forming a bond. Will their fears, depression, and anxiety prevent them from […]

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News: Author Graham Jules Writes First Screenplay to be Illustrated by Artificial Intelligence | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — We’ve all seen movies like “The Terminator” where artificial intelligent machines rise to take over the world with catastrophic consequences. But what is the reality of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the creative arts? Entrepreneur and writer Graham Jules has already utilised the technology in creating his illustrated screenplay, “Virtual Heaven […]

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News: Children’s author releases latest in ‘Glad to Do It!’ series about first responders | CitizenWire

POMFRET, Md. /CitizenWire/ — J2B Publishing announces the release of “Uncle Rocky – Fireman #10 – Ice Rescue” (ISBN: 978-1954682160), authored by James Burd Brewster. It’s the 10th Uncle Rocky – Fireman book in the “Glad to do it!” children’s series and is illustrated for kids aged 3-7. The series honors first responders by retelling […]

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News: Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Guidebook to Achieving Financial Security by Dan Nicholson | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing has released “RIGGING THE GAME: How to Achieve Financial Certainty, Navigate Risk and Make Money on Your Own Terms” (ISBN: 978-1956955439 paperback), written by Dan Nicholson. In “RIGGING THE GAME,” Nicholson reveals why some entrepreneurs seem to always win while others routinely fail. (Spoiler alert: it’s […]

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News: First Novel the Story of a Boy Who Takes a Risky Dare to Prove Himself | CitizenWire

MILTON, Del. /CitizenWire/ — Veteran financial author Robert Stowe England announced today the release of his debut novel, “A Secret Revealed” (ISBN 978-1954682351), published by J2B Publishing of Pomfret, Maryland. It tells the story of Dean Farley, a young boy growing up in post-World War II America trying to gain confidence in himself by earning […]

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News: New Book, ‘Avoiding Swindlers’ by Al Rosen | CitizenWire

TORONTO, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — Business and Investing Book “Avoiding Swindlers” (ISBN: 978-0228881179) by Canadian author Al Rosen, is a book full of warnings based on true events. Investors lose multi-millions of dollars to financial tricksters. Many Americans and Canadians do not understand accounting loopholes that allow companies to speculatively and dishonestly inflate profits to obtain […]

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News: Memoir ‘Stigmatized: A Hero’s Journey’ Debunks Cannabis Myths, serves as an Inspiring look into one nurse’s experience of discovering her super power | CitizenWire

BALTIMORE, Md. /CitizenWire/ — Founder of Cannabis Nursing Solutions, Nurse and Author Ashley Wynn-Grimes, RN, has announced the release of her new memoir, “Stigmatized: A hero’s Journey” (ISBN: 978-1637903476). The book highlights the stereotypes surrounding medical cannabis for patients within the cannabis community.

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News: Death Row Resident Reveals Poignant Childhood Trauma – Compassion Prison Project Interviews author Jarvis Jay Masters | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Compassion Prison Project Founder and Compassion in Action podcast host, Fritzi Horstman, has released a riveting, in-depth interview with San Quentin death row resident and author, Jarvis Jay Masters, author of “That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row.” Oprah Winfrey has recently selected […]

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News: Kauai Humane Society to be the Beneficiary of Children’s Sing-along Book Sales | CitizenWire

LA JOLLA, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Children’s sing-along book author and vocalist Bridget Burton will donate $5 from every book bundle sale to the Kauai Humane Society (KHS), starting August 22, 2022. A special “give back” page on the book’s website will keep track of purchases of “Annie Kai Lani Kai Lou: Kauai’s Beloved Pup” (ISBN: […]

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News: New Children’s Book Embraces the Bond of Parents and Child Through Life and Death | CitizenWire

WASHINGTON, D.C. /CitizenWire/ — With an aim to help families begin to heal after the terrible loss of a child, “ScootieToots and the Feathers From Heaven: A Family Healing Book” (ISBN: 978-0228866862) by Audri B. Cabness is a whimsical children’s story with a powerful message that offers families an uplifting vantage point, at any point […]

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News: New Memoir on Picasso Makes a Number of Extraordinary Claims | CitizenWire

CHATEAUGUAY, Quebec /CitizenWire/ — It would appear that Picasso and his famous model, Marie-Thérèse Walter, both went to their graves during the seventies with a rather ominous secret on their conscience, according to Marc Poissant, author of the new memoir, “Picasso and Marie-Thérèse Walter: The Censored Story” (ISBN: 978-0228879718).

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News: Hit Psychology Book Gets Updated Edition | CitizenWire

BOSTON, Mass. /CitizenWire/ — “Calm & Sense: A Woman’s Guide to Living Anxiety Free,” the hit novel by psychologist Wendy Leeds (Calm Day Publishing, ISBN 978-0999901526), has an updated edition out with new updated studies and information. In honor of the new edition, there will be a limited time sale on the ebook version of […]

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News: New Financial Literacy Book – A Playbook for Financial Success | CitizenWire

AKRON, Ohio /CitizenWire/ — “Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Lifestyle” (ISBN: 978-1667832098), written by Larry Szeliga and published by MYOB Publishing, is a financial literacy book that offers a fresh new solution to an age-old problem. It’s not a book about how to get rich fast or how to make a million dollars, but rather a book […]

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News: Teen Social Entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s Cookbook ‘Michaels Desserts’ to Launch Our Tomorrow Series, Fall 2022 | CitizenWire

NEW YORK, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — Sixteen-year-old social entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s highly anticipated cookbook “Michaels Desserts” (Mixed Media Resources; Paperback/eBook; On Sale: Nov. 1, 2022; $19.95; ISBN: 978-1684620470) will be the first title in the Our Tomorrow series published by Mixed Media Resources LLC. The food justice advocate will make his literary debut as the […]

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News: Son Of Canada’s Youngest Master Mariner Shares His Father’s Thrilling Adventures in Debut Novel | CitizenWire

CARBONEAR, Newfoundland /CitizenWire/ — The life and adventures of one of Canada’s unknown heroes is brought to life in Philip Earle’s debut novel, “I’ll Go the Length of Meself: The Story of Newfoundland’s Daring Rascal, Captain Guy Earle, North America’s Youngest Master Mariner” (ISBN: 978-0228869597).

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