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2010-07-13 06:40:00

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-day-old A.J. had just gone down for a nap in his crib when a family pet, a Native American Dog named Dakota, snatched up the infant like a loaf of bread and quickly, silently, carried him outside and disappeared into dense woods. His parents, downstairs preparing for their first day at home with their newborn, had no idea what had just happened. Though seriously injured, A.J. survived. But the media frenzy that ensued threatened to tear...

2010-07-13 06:30:00

CLINTON, Md., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Surviving incest, neglect, or a failed marriage is enough to send anyone down a path of depression and self-destruction - so just imagine facing all three. In her thought-provoking autobiography, "The Story of Me," author Diane Jones reveals her true story of battling the terror of a childhood filled with incest and abuse from her own father, leaving her family to live in foster care, and suffering through a 13-year loveless marriage. At this point in...

2010-07-08 06:30:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "You Can't Sleep in Restaurants: (What happened the week David Fun England went off his pills?)" (published by AuthorHouse) by Ron N. Wallace tells the story of what happens when caution is thrown to the wind in the name of love. In "You Can't Sleep in Restaurants," readers meet David Fun England, a precocious young man who has just met the girl of his dreams. There's just one problem - the medication that regulates David's...

2010-07-07 07:15:00

LEBANON, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In a vivid re-imagining of the events surrounding the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War, From This Far Distant Shore (published by AuthorHouse), a riveting new work of historical fiction, Richard Curtin shows the event from the point of view of David, a naive and foolishly brave young man who charges headfirst into a world of violence, imperialism, corruption and unrequited love. When David, a simple, hapless youth, finds himself reporting for duty...

2010-07-07 07:10:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Maria Brand found herself frustrated with living in a post-WWII America where fellow Germans faced constant media bashing; so, she decided to do something about it. Her autobiography, From the Land of Westphalia to the Shores of the Pacific (published by AuthorHouse) is a testament to the struggles and successes she experienced as a child in WWII Germany, but also as an immigrant in America, where she found love, family and an opportunity to help...

2010-07-01 06:50:00

OWERRI, Nigeria, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The divorce rate in Africa is on the rise and many say the new traditions of modern day marriages are to blame. Established author and marriage expert, Rev. Iruoma Iheanyi Hycenth addresses the concern by providing readers with a guide to marital success in Modern Marriage in Africa (published by AuthorHouse). Hycenth believes African marriages have lost their once sacred roots and have gone down a destructive path. He believes the youth in Africa...

2010-06-29 06:50:00

ROSEBORO, N.C., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite having raised 17 children of her own, Lubertha Strickland Monk didn't hesitate to take in her four grandchildren, raising them as her own. Through the unconditional love of their grandmother, those grandchildren grew to become strong adults. One of them, Mary, would later become an Air Force colonel; this is her story. The debut book from Colonel Mary M. Gillam, I Never Said Good-bye (published by AuthorHouse), invites you into the life of a...

2010-06-28 06:35:00

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's All About Me" (published by AuthorHouse), by debut author Nakesha Lowe, tells the story of a family of mice who just brought home their new baby. Despite all the coos and lullabies aimed the baby's way, there's one person who's feeling a bit left out - big brother. With charm and simplicity, "It's All About Me" is a delightful tale of how one child learns that in a family there's enough room for everyone. But before the new baby settles...

2010-06-25 07:05:00

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, is proud to announce that Keith Ogorek, published author and ASI senior vice president of marketing, will speak Saturday, June 26 at 11 a.m. EDT at the 2010 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Ogorek's speech, titled "The Best Time in History to Be an Author," outlines how technology and changes in the publishing...

2010-06-24 07:15:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- AuthorHouse, a leading self-publishing imprint of Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), announced Thursday that is re-releasing 12 classic novels from America's top-selling fiction author of all-time, Harold Robbins. Robbins' widow Jann said she chose AuthorHouse because it provided her the opportunity to make the books available over a wide range of digital platforms, like the Kindle, the nook and through Kobo. Additionally, the books will be...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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