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How to get reviews for your book

An Author’s Guide to Securing Reviews for Your Book Whether you want to boost traction on your Amazon page or gain a blurb from a respected industry publication, there are plenty of reasons for seeking out book reviews. In the short-term, reviews lend your book credibility and can help you get your foot in the […]

Book recs for your favorite Paramore songs

We are extremely excited for Paramore’s new album this month, and we’re celebrating by pairing some of our favorite songs with books (obviously). Still Into You Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert: Bradley Graeme is pretty much perfect. He’s a star football player, manages his OCD well (enough), and comes out on top […]

Woman who sued her parents giving voice to millions of sexual abuse survivors

SEATTLE, Washington – In 1991, Lynn Crook successfully sued her parents for sexually abusing her as a child. Yet by 1994, a sinister concept had seized headlines and the public imagination: the idea that therapists could implant “false memories” in their patients, particularly in survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Despite having won her case in […]

Memoir unveils heartbreaking truth of women with chronic pain

Expert interviews reveal similar lives of silent suffering, confronts stigmas  Newton, MA – Francesca Grossman is no stranger to pain. In her 20s and 30s she endured thyroid cancer, Crohn’s disease, and other autoimmune conditions that left her feeling isolated in her suffering. Now Francesca shares her personal experiences and those of 20 other women with […]

Serial entrepreneur translating life lessons into business success

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – “Lessons My Brothers Taught Me” by entrepreneur Charles D. McCarrick (Houndstooth Press, 2022) teaches how to harness your own personal qualities into building both professional and personal success. As a case study, the book chronicles the author’s evolution from quitting his job and then founding and succeeding at building an extremely valuable […]

Former educator empowers girls with diverse stories of inspiring Indian women

“When girls of color don’t see themselves in the books they read and the curriculum they’re taught, they grow up thinking they don’t matter.” ATLANTA, GA – This Women’s History Month, celebrate and inspire a new generation with this beautifully illustrated rhyming compilation of biographies. “Shakti Girls” (March 6, 2023, Shakti LLC) is a collection […]

Pulitzer nominee Sid Balman Jr. to release the third and final novel in his acclaimed “Seventh Flag” series

Pulitzer-nominated war and national security correspondent Sid Balman, Jr. – currently a writer in residence at Sul Ross State University – is releasing a harrowing follow-up to his award-winning novels “Seventh Flag” and “Murmuration.” The third and final book in the series, “Algorithms” will be published on Aug. 1, 2023, with SparkPress. The final novel […]

Humorous new guidebook gives women profound and creative advice for thriving after 60

“Liz Kitchens would make Erma Bombeck cackle, leave Ann Landers at a loss for words and make Gloria Steinem proud” – Rannah Gray, author of “Familiar Evil” Orlando, FL – Liz Kitchens’ “Be Brave. Lose the Beige! Finding Your Sass After Sixty” (She Writes Press, May 16, 2023) is a must-have manual for “Lady Boomers” and […]