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Incisive, gripping new book explores multi-generational impact of the extremist military dictatorships in Latin America

Award-winning author Tessa Bridal was born and raised in Uruguay, leaving with her family when she was 20. Now, she returns to chronicle the stories of those who disappeared during the country’s political turmoil — following the stories of families, their loss and their resilience in her new book, “The Dark Side of Memory” (Oct. […]

After 10 years of writing, debut author’s mysterious seaside town will enchant readers and keep them hooked till the end

Compelling contemporary novel filled with hope, renewal and a touch of magic Auckland, NZ – After spending nearly 10 years writing, editing, and dreaming, Christopher Parker is making his authorial debut with a page-turning book flowing with love, suspense, mystery, and whimsy. Originating from a short story he created as a child, the result of […]

Ask an Expert: A Conversation with Alex J. Cavanaugh on the Insecure Writers Support Group

Have you ever felt insecure as a writer? You’re not the only one. Today we’re sitting down with Alex J. Cavanaugh to discuss the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, an online community of writers that provides encouragement and advice to one another. 1). How would you describe Insecure Writer’s Support Group to those who are not […]

Self-help title turns the trauma of being fired into opportunity

An expert’s debut empowers women to be resilient after experiencing job loss “a must-read for career-driven people of all genders” –Foreword Clarion Reviews New York, NY – A quick-witted and fast-paced self-help book from debut author and rainmaker, Robin Merle, dives into the emotional trauma of women whose job loss wasn’t part of the original […]

Award-winning author, veteran releasing important historical work on POWs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In his latest work, award-winning author and military veteran Gary Slaughter documents perspectives of World War II that have flown under the radar for decades. Fletcher House Publishers will release “WWII POWs in America and Abroad” on Nov. 11, 2021. Little has been written about the 6 million people held in prison […]

Bachelorette Nation: Here are 15 romance books we’d give our roses to

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Nope, not Christmas or Thanksgiving — a new season of The Bachelorette is upon us! I am so ready to dive deep into Michelle Young’s journey for love, and it’s also the perfect excuse to break out some swoon-worthy romance books. Want to find the perfect read […]

Importance of connection and empathy shines in author’s debut novel

Captivating podcast turned book about life-changing messages from a mysterious messenger Richmond, VA — Author Liz Keller Whitehurst first released her inspirational debut novel, Messenger (Warren Publishing, Oct. 19, 2021), as a riveting 16 episode podcast series in 2020, the timing perfect amid the pandemic that had many people searching for encouraging messages to hang […]

Experienced philanthropist creates joyfully practical new guide to simplify giving to the cause dear to your heart

Camden, Maine – There are many ways to give back, from volunteering, serving on a board, raising funds, or donating time. Each role requires a specific skill set, but where does a person turn to get started? There has never been a formal guide for volunteers and activists to help them navigate the day-to-day activities […]