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Breathtaking new book explores the question: Does God exist?

Nadiez Bahi investigates the space between science and religion In his new novel, author Nadiez Bahi asks an age-old question: Does God exist? Releasing on April 27, 2021, “Rethink God” explores the histories of religion and scientific understandings of human existence in a realistic but fictional narrative that Foreword Clarion Reviews says will “inspire personal […]

Books Forward April 2021 Newsletter

‘One Must Tells the Bees’ reveals American history as it’s never been told Naples, FL — Author J. Lawrence Matthews invites readers on a remarkable journey with a precocious young chemist named Holmes from the streets of London to Washington D.C. in the last year of the Civil War. This vivid, previously untold story takes […]

What is a street team and how should I use it?

As an author, have you ever thought about just how great it would be if you had a network of friends you knew would be dedicated to helping you promote your book? Sound like a fantasy? Enter the street team. A street team is a group of readers that help you promote your book, usually […]

Thought-provoking fantasy debut explores personal identity, what it means for us to be human

Greater Manchester, ENGLAND – She is bound to serve. He is meant to kill. Survival is their prison. Choice is their weapon. Ana Lal Din showcases her storytelling skills in her young adult debut, weaving together a harrowing narrative that examines humankind at its darkest and brightest. Set in a colonised Indo-Persian world and inspired […]

Diversity celebrated in lively children’s book that illustrates the importance of representation and acceptance

“Our differences are what unite us. No two of us are the same.” NASHVILLE – All people are beautiful, and it’s our differences that ultimately unite us. It’s this lesson that author Vincent Kelly constructs in “All People Are Beautiful” (April 2, 2021, Greater You Books), a beautifully illustrated children’s book promoting excitement for love […]

Intimate memoir depicts change and discovery between mom and daughter — and how it’s never too late to come of age

Intimate memoir depicts change and discovery between mom and daughter — and how it’s never too late to come of age Bellingham, WASHINGTON – It’s never too late to find and mend the broken places within ourselves and in our relationships with others. This is exemplified in Barbara Clarke’s compassionate story exploring the long-term effects […]

Memoir illustrates tumultuous journey through childhood

Themes of survival, resiliency shine in Angela Howard’s immersive book Memphis, TN – Angela Howard recounts how she persevered through her traumatic childhood to come out the other side as a successful nurse, motivational speaker, educator and parent. “Sin Child” (March 31, 2020, Books Fluent) is the personal account of a strong-minded child who endured […]

Memoir illustrates painful acceptance of childhood trauma

Themes of reconciling, resiliency shine in Rosie McMahan’s immersive book BOSTON, MA – Rosie McMahan recounts her difficult childhood that left her with feelings of shame, guilt, and a need to reconcile for years to come in “Fortunate Daughter” (April 13, 2021, She Writes Press). Rosie takes us through her experience as she and her […]

Death, suspense, and betrayal meet with unexpected hope in 70s-inspired debut mystery novel

PALM SPRINGS, CA – Marco Carocari’s debut novel, Blackout (Level Best Books, March 30, 2021) has been described by award-nominated author Gabriel Valjan as “Rear Window meets the dating app.” This page-turning book is full of twists that keeps the reader guessing. Strait-laced forty-something Franco definitely picked the wrong night to get freaky. A hook-up […]