Latest Novel Stories

2011-05-11 09:09:00

MADRID, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- My Essential Books is announcing the launch in digital format (pdf) of a novel we're sure will quickly become one of the most widely read works in recent times. Published in English and Spanish, the novel, The Audience Forced by A. Lovaz is a mixture of fiction and reality, novels and essays, and presents a perfect balance between corruption and the dignity of a man obsessed with transcendence and the religious mysteries, without forgetting the...

2011-02-11 11:13:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From swashbuckling, sensitive pirates to sexy, self-sacrificing vampires, romance novels and many other forms of popular culture emphasize the power of love to make all things turn out right, in the end. Romance fiction sales are expected to top $1.35 billion when the final figures are tallied for 2010, with nearly 75 million Americans reading at least one romance novel a year, according to Romance Writers of America. "Given...

2010-11-22 11:49:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Can one woman's life-risking quest for a possession that is only merely rumored to exist change the fate of the universe? In a perilous fantasy world, a brave traveler has embarked on an urgent quest to find a lost icon that will transform not only her life, but the entire world. Can she decipher the clues about their whereabouts - and outwit her evil opponents - before it's too late? An explosive, ambitious, new novel, Dominion, richly explores...

2010-10-07 06:38:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The choices are endless -- fiction or non-fiction, then, maybe science fiction, a thriller or a chick-lit book? Finally, which author? A recent Harris Poll showed that Americans are reading, but what are they reading? And, who are their favorite authors? To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/harrisinteractive/44732/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101007/MM78115LOGO )...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestselling authors Neal Stephenson and Greg Bear, along with Subutai Corporation, announced today the launch of The Mongoliad, the first digital novel on a social book platform. A speculative fiction novel set against the Mongol invasion of Europe in the 13th century, The Mongoliad follows a small band of warriors and mystics in a ripping tale of action and adventure set at a time when the Mongol horde's conquest of Europe seemed inevitable. Key to...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.