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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...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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