Latest iUniverse Inc. Stories

2010-05-19 06:45:00

WHITE STONE, Va., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever seen a slacker co-worker ignored or relocated rather than dealt with? Have you watched a friend allow a relationship to wither because she couldn't share her true feelings with her boyfriend? Are you avoiding a situation because you fear a confrontation will result? Everyone struggles with finding the right words at times. In their new book, "What to Say and How to Say It: 72 Courageous Conversations for the Workplace," authors...

2009-02-13 07:35:00

BOSTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A community ordained priest takes a critical look at the Catholic Church, its beliefs, as well as its scandals, offering a glimpse into the Church's past and present. "Critical Mass" (published by iUniverse), a novel by Kathleen M. Henry, may be likened to when Martin Luther nailed his ninety-five theses to the door of the Schlosskirche in Wittenberg, instigating the Reformation. Henry has been in exile from her Church in response to some of its positions,...

2009-01-12 07:05:00

Available from iUniverse, Inc., Barnesandnoble.com, and Amazon.com DETROIT, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Where are all the black Catholics?" That was Shirley Harris-Slaughter's question when she began researching an historical account for her book "Our Lady of Victory: The Saga of an African-American Catholic Community" (published by iUniverse -- http://www.iuniverse.com). Watching the number of churches and schools closing in the Detroit area, the author decided to let the community know what...

2008-12-17 06:55:00

Available from iUniverse, Inc., Barnesandnoble.com, and Amazon.com ANDERSON, S.C., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though he was haunted by being called Bad-bakht, which means "unlucky one," Mohammad B. Alikhail overcame the name and persevered through his difficult life in Afghanistan, and eventually escaped to the United States and realized his dream of becoming a doctor. Living through the Soviet Invasion into Afghanistan and the radical mujahideen where Alikhail saw his country being torn...

2008-12-16 07:50:00

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In his desire for more peace in the world and concern with how America has been perceived during President Bush's administration, Darby Checketts was inspired to write "Who Owns the World? The Parable of Tehya" (published by iUniverse -- http://www.iuniverse.com). Implementing fictional characters in a fictional time, Checketts wonders what would have occurred had Laura Bush formed a Council of Mothers (wives of the heads of state) to...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'