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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...

2010-06-23 06:35:00

NAPLES, Fla., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic and mystery blend to produce a riveting tale of five heroes who embark on a dangerous quest, having safeguarded a precious artifact wanted by villainous forces. Drawing on his lifelong love of fantasy, newcomer Jason R. Jones pens a novel complete with wizards, elves, giant panthers and a cast of numerous mythical creatures in "The Exodus: of spiders and falcons, Book I" (published by AuthorHouse). Set in the center of a solar system with over...

2010-06-18 06:45:00

BOSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- One's sanity is a fragile commodity. The human psyche can be strained or even broken by the most unlikely of things. Tom Sindler, the hero of the new novel The Embalmer (published by AuthorHouse), by Sharon Henry, knows this all too well. But will he be able to maintain his grasp on sanity or will he fall back into the depths of psychosis? Tom Sindler seems like a normal enough man to the outside world. A husband and a father, he, like any man, feels the...

2010-06-16 06:45:00

DALLAS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In a story of incredible loss and recovery, a daughter struggles with her own internal demons as she fights against an overwhelming sense of loss after the death of her mother. Author Shannon Eilers and her mother, Lola, had a very close relationship, which grew even stronger when Eilers' father abandoned them. But their time together was cut short when Lola died after a brief, tragic battle with brain cancer. In "Losing Lola: A Memoir of Reckless Behavior...

2010-06-16 06:35:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In a tribute to his mother's creative inventiveness when it came to making ends meet, author William J. Fowler shares her endless tips and tricks to thriving on a limited budget in his new book, "Poor Mans Stimulus: Creative Tips on a Small Income" (published by AuthorHouse). Full of genuine advice, practical tips, and backed by a hefty amount of internal strength, "Poor Mans Stimulus" reveals how a single divorcee with three children, no child...

2010-06-15 07:10:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions, Inc., the world leader in indie book publishing, announced Monday that the film rights to "Shadow Warrior: A Thriller" (AuthorHouse, 2005) by Dr. John Mayer have been optioned by filmmaker Ryan Craig to be adapted into a feature film. Craig, the writer and director of the recently released Lionsgate film "Small Town Saturday Night" discovered "Shadow Warrior" earlier this year. "Mayer tells an emotionally complex story that...

2010-06-15 06:25:00

DUNEDIN, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning the different functions of the English language can be challenging, especially for younger children. Yet distinguishing between an adjective and an adverb or a noun and a verb is much easier than making the distinction between a simile and a metaphor. For this task, pictures can provide much-needed clarity. Claire Janvier Gibeau offers such a teaching tool in her charming children's book, "Similes and Metaphors" (published by AuthorHouse)....

2010-06-11 06:45:00

VISALIA, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sue A. Davis has been overweight since the fourth grade. She has cheated on every diet she's been on, and she has tried them all. She still thinks they're valid - they're just missing a vital component. "You can have the best-laid diet plan in the world. But if you're not prepared to handle the feelings of discouragement, jealousy, dissatisfaction and all the other negative emotions we all experience, you may not be able to overcome these...

2010-06-10 07:10:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The struggles of a single mother are vast and understandably overwhelming. In his new autobiography, titled No Greater Sacrifice: A Son's Model to Success, Armando Garcia describes the journey of a large Hispanic family being raised by their steadfast and optimistic single mother, Dolores L. Garcia. Dolores became both a widow and a single mother to 10 children at the young age of 30. Because her husband had been a good provider to her and her...

2010-06-10 06:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- There is an old African proverb that says, "When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground." It is a sentiment that gives nod to the value of age and experience. Author Boureima Seyni Seybou seconds that feeling. In his new book, Fabric of an Education (published by AuthorHouse), Seybou details the importance of having grandparents become actively involved in the education of their grandchildren. Seybou knows first hand the benefits of being...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'