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2010-06-04 06:40:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Hidden Face of Laura" is a true story about Laura Mae Miller, a little girl raised in poverty and abuse in Birmingham, Ala., who faces crushing blows throughout her life. Throughout her childhood, Laura is sexually molested by her older brother, ignored by her family and ridiculed by her classmates, all while barely surviving in her family's shack of a home. "No little girl should have to experience the gruesome things my brother did to...

2010-06-04 06:30:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of living a fulfilling life is a theme that has launched many talk shows, best-selling books and fitness regiments. While navigating all this information may seem daunting, author Herbert Santos Silva makes it simple in his new book, "A Walk in the Garden of Wisdom: Intuitive Reflections" (published by AuthorHouse). "A Walk in the Garden of Wisdom: Intuitive Reflections" is a collection of Silva's reflections on wisdom, values and...

2010-06-03 12:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions, Inc., the world leader in indie book publishing, announced Thursday the launch of Palibrio--a new self-publishing imprint created exclusively for Spanish-speaking authors of all genres. Palibrio will capitalize on the proven expertise of Author Solutions' English-language imprints. Prospective authors will receive a free publishing consultation, during which a professional publishing consultant will assess each author's...

2010-06-03 06:45:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For many Christians a contemporary manual on how to walk with Christ has been a missing component in their personal libraries. In his new book, "Through Life Christ Brings Changes" (published by AuthorHouse), Apostle Vernon Jones fills that void by giving readers the tools to "a better relationship with God and His prodigal son." In this easy-to-read resource book, Jones tackles the challenges that face today's Christians. With correlating Bible...

2010-06-03 06:35:00

HAMILTON, Ontario, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new book, "Convenient Myths: the green revolution - perceptions, politics, and facts" (published by AuthorHouse), Klaus L.E. Kaiser cracks open our most commonly held beliefs about the environment and exposes them to good old-fashioned research, leaving the reader surprised at just how few of our "green facts" are actually true. Tackling the big issues at the forefront of the green movement - global warming, polar bear extinction, electric...

2010-06-02 06:45:00

EL PASO, Texas, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new work of fiction, "Within" (published by AuthorHouse), Marty Cedillos takes an old family fable and brings it to life with supernatural twists and thrilling revelations. When Aimee Gable's parents - both history professors - are murdered during her senior trip to Europe, the tragedy changes her career plans. She becomes a forensic anthropologist for the FBI and is stationed in Portland, Ore. When a body surfaces in her hometown, she...

2010-06-02 06:35:00

KUWAIT CITY, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In "A Column named The World We Live In" (published by AuthorHouse), author Ali M. blends several genres and writing techniques to reflect on life, human nature and the world. The vignettes revolve around six characters, each living in different places around the world at different times. The stories take place from the beginning of the third millennium to the not-so-distant future of 2014. From Argentina to Canada and from New York to South Africa to...

2010-05-27 07:15:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter received by Stanley I. Brookoff - the author of the new novel HYPERSPACE (published by AuthorHouse) - from noted French obstetrician, Frederick Leboyer, Dr. Leboyer wrote: "The mistreatment of the New-born is still, practically EVERYWHERE all over the world as criminal as ever." And what does Mr. Brookoff contend is the end result? Unimagined suffering of individuals, teen suicides, or a personality like Jason in HYPERSPACE. Perhaps the...

2010-05-27 07:10:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For the general public, what actually goes on inside the White House remains a mystery. An interpreter for seven past American presidents, Harry Obst has just released his new book, White House Interpreter: The Art of Interpretation (published by AuthorHouse). He takes a look at the five presidents he had the most interaction with - Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter and Reagan - and shares an intimate look at the inner happenings of the Oval Office....

2010-05-26 07:10:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions, Inc., the world leader in indie book publishing, has released its latest industry white paper titled "The Best Time in History to Be an Author," written by Keith Ogorek, self-published author and ASI senior vice president of marketing. Ogorek wrote the white paper in response to Bowker's recent release of 2009 new-titles figures. Ogorek wrote: "Until recently, the goal of getting published was beset with a long, arduous road...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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