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2010-04-12 06:50:00

PORTAGE, Mich., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The rumors appear to be true! The Hen 1 Pflu Virus is indeed spreading rapidly among the porcupine population, and the Big Pfarma Company must act quickly to contain it. Porcupine Pflu (published by Trafford Publishing), by George Hughes, is a clever parallel of the course of the swine flu epidemic that offers a telling commentary on how pharmaceutical companies handle these crises. As the follow-up to the first piece in this series, Pfarma Pfables,...

2010-04-06 06:45:00

PETERBOROUGH, Ontario, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If one can move past the preconceived notions of life, one can move beyond fear, pride and attachment into a realm of endless possibilities. This is the overriding theme of Starlight, Starbright (published by Trafford Publishing), by Linda Bovolotto, a new collection of poetry and essays intended to awaken the mind to the wider possibilities of existence. In Starlight, Starbright the reader is encouraged to slow down, listen, and follow their...

2010-04-02 06:45:00

BELLA VISTA, Ark., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement is a time of transition. It can be exciting and overwhelming, joyous and scary. In the current economic climate, retirement can mean financial uncertainty for some. In his new book, Don't Retire-Renew (published by Trafford), author and businessman Lou Kaufmann guides those preparing for retirement into "Renewalment." Don't Retire-Renew was written based on certain facts already established. First, that the reader is at the age where...

2010-04-01 06:45:00

FAIR OAKS, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Instead of Columbus discovering America, what if an inhabitant of the Western Hemisphere - "Chief Submuloc" (Columbus backward) - discovered Europe? And what if these explorers were Caribbean cannibals? Award-winning author William H. Holden's book "Between Heaven and Hell" (published by Trafford Publishing) takes this premise and advances to contemporary times - after 500 years of tyranny, the Caribs, and the Indians (Native Europeans) finally...

2010-03-16 06:45:00

HOMBERG, Germany, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam 3XL (published by Trafford) by Dr. Martin Noelke is a novel about basketball, love, friendship ... and some nutritional guidelines for weight reduction in the long run. It's the story of a one-time high school basketball all-star who stops exercising and packs on the pounds after losing both of his parents. Dr. Noelke infuses his expertise as a general practitioner and nutrition specialist into the story to send a message to today's youth...

2010-03-11 06:45:00

MILWAUKEE, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new haunting, mystery novel, The Portal (published by Trafford Publishing), experienced author Craig Conrad finds the epicenter of darkness in the Midwest and leads readers to a house buzzing with evil that could unleash unseen wickedness on the world -- if not for the heroics of one man, who finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Vietnam veteran Paul Rice, a man who suffers from constant nightmares and guilt as a result of...

2010-03-11 06:40:00

CHELTENHAM, Australia, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Many are drawn to the spiritual world, but many, as well, do not understand it. Poet/author/musician Michael Angel shares his spiritual poetry in Avenue Dread (published by Trafford Publishing) in an effort to open others to the spiritual world and the reality that God is real. Angel hopes to draw people closer to Him through his works. With most of his poetry written before he discovered God in 1990, Angel reveals how he explored nature,...

2010-03-05 06:45:00

PORTLAND, Ore., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new poetic collection Spirit of Chinook Looking at Us (published by Trafford Publishing), debut author Gritfish tackles our current planetary environmental crisis by presenting 29 jeremiads, 29 poems that express the critical state of our many ecosystems, which support all life on Earth, and four poems about possible rescue for the human race. In hopes of conveying the urgency of the current environmental situation and the implications for...

2010-03-04 06:35:00

NORTH YORKSHIRE, England, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- John Barrie (UK) Cooke's new nonfiction book "The Will to Live to Serve the Will" (published by Trafford Publishing) is a detailed story of how the genetic code is never ever destroyed, and that no matter how brutal the human race has been in their ceaseless attempts to destroy certain genetic codes of mankind through their act of the so-called "Ethnic Cleansing," they will never succeed - in other words, mass murder, which history has...

2010-03-01 06:50:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, announced today an e-book distribution deal with Barnes & Noble. Under terms of the agreement, e-book formats of all new ASI titles published through the AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, and Xlibris imprints will be made available for purchase through http://www.barnesandnoble.com and the Barnes & Noble e-book reader, nook(TM). "The increasing popularity of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.