Category Archives: Author News

June 2015 Top Twenty Sellers!

Congratulations to our Top Twenty Sellers for the month of June! Visit their author sites and Amazon pages and find out why they are our star authors:

Dealing with Difficult Situations, by Wayne Brown
Pipeline to Plenty, by Paul Clifton
Lightning Man #5, by Noah Bunyan
B.E.T. Big in God , by Monica Aidoo
Love Circles, by Charles Lee Robinson
Birth of a White Nation, by Jacqueline Battalora
The Road Ahead . . ., by Philip Tarnoff
A Muted Imam, by Khalid A. Wasi
Guinea Pigs, by Dr. John Hall
Brain Attack, by Carol E. Yorke
Believe: Beyond the Veil , by Allyson Giles
A Haunting at Land’s End, by Barbara E. Pleasant
Bunker Laboratory, by Samson Onoja Itodo
Stormy Hill, by Nancy Clarke
Behind NPFL and RUF Rebel Lines, by Terrence Sesay
Fast Food Kills, by Kate McLaughlin
Halfway Around the World, by Jo Murphy
A Better You Today for Tomorrow, by Maizie Vassell
Apres les Vendanges, by Colin Story
The Terminal, by Jeremy Gosnell

Racial Justice Book Group: Birth of a White Nation by Jacqueline Battalora – Author Speaks!

Racial Justice Book Group: Birth of a White Nation by Jacqueline Battalora

On Tuesday, July 28, 7-9 p.m., join a discussion of chapters 3 and 4 of Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People and Its Relevance Today, a fascinating new book on race in America that begins with an exploration of the moment in time when “white people,” as a separate and distinct group of humanity, were invented through legislation and the enactment of laws. The book provides a thorough examination of the underlying reasons as well as the ways in which “white people” were created. It also explains how the creation of this distinction divided laborers and ultimately served the interests of the elite. The book goes on to examine how foundational law and policy in the U.S. were used to institutionalize the practice of “white people” holding positions of power. Finally, the book demonstrates how the

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social construction and legal enactment of “white people” has ultimately compromised the humanity of those so labeled. The evening will also include activities from the book White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training. Free and open to the public.

Location: Northside Presbyterian/St. Aidan’s Episcopal Lounge, 1679 Broadway, Ann Arbor, 48105.

http://sbpra.com/JacquelineBattalora

May Top Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of May!

“Dealing with Difficult Situations” Wayne Brown
“A Bug and a Wish” Karen Scheuer
“Pipeline to Plenty” Paul Clifton
“Animal Bridge” Wende Gripentrog
“The Road Ahead” Phillip J. Tarnoff
“Guinea Pigs” Dr. John Hall
“Lightning Man #5″ Noah F. Bunyan
“Birth of a White Nation” Jacqueline Battalora
“Believe: Beyond the Veil” Allyson Giles
“B.E.T: Big In God” Monica Aidoo
“Tree Wise” Antoinette Abbamonte
“Fountain Valley 1972″ Michael Antonio Joseph
“Mr. Circle Man” Cynthia Grenyion
“Wine’s Nutritional Power” AJ Morris
“Practical Perspectives on Youth” Odianose Dominic Matthew
“Halfway Around the World” Jo T N Murphy
“A Web Story” James Clark
“Cats I Have Loved” Sara Munson Deats
“Adam, The American” Thomas E. Berry
“Maya” Taran Hans

May Author News

  • Patricia Kristensen’s novel, “Jennifer Shot – Shot Through The Heart,” has been awarded a bronze medal in the category of Outstanding Book for the Region of Australia and New Zealand at the IPPYS.
  • Pat Kozyra was featured in the prestigious STEM magazine (pages 42-50). Her article is about the formal method of Creative Problem Solving, which she learned at Buffalo State University. Read it here. She was also one of six invited panelists for the radio show called Backchat on RTHK 3, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 discussing the controversial topic of Tutoring and Summer School Classes for Children in Hong Kong. Click here to listen to this program.
  • Kenneth Rogers Jr. participated in the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 16th.
  • Nancy Shiffrin, RD Armstrong and Don Campbell read their poetry and discussed literary community at The Los Angeles Public Library Palms Rancho Park Branch–Palms location on Saturday May 23.
  • Gary Caplan’s, “Clues of Chaos,” was announced as an award-winning finalist in the Fiction: Cross Genre category in the 2015 International Book Awards.
  • Noah F. Bunyan was awarded a Pinnacle Achievement Award in the Juvenile Fiction category.
  • Edward Michael Tomasofsky won a Pinnacle Achievement Award for best poetry book for Fall 2014 for his book, “A Soul Whispers: Pictures and Poems From a Traveler.”
  • CEO Robert Fletcher accepted two Indie awards for Sherrill S. Cannon. These were awards for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. “My Fingerpaint Masterpiece” was a Finalist in 2 categories!

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April Top Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of April!

“A Bug and a Wish” Karen Scheuer
“O Mommy O Daddy” Claudia Grispin
“Guinea Pigs” Dr. John Hall
“Fountain Valley 1972″ Michael Antonio Joseph
“Birth of a White Nation” Jacqueline Battalora
“Eritrea at a Crossroads” Andebrhan Welde Giorgis
“Running the Salt” Cecilia M. Sierke
“New Beginnings: The Reviving of a Kingdom” Shantelle Ruppel
“Bees and Spiders” Brian L. Steed
“My Dear Wife and Children” Nick K. Adams
“Coop’s Corner Collection” William Cooper
“Through Eyes That See” Nadyne Hicks
“Savage Sympathy” Graham Taylor
“The Wisdom of Doctor James” Michael Joseph Scanlon
“Mice & Spiders & Webs . . . Oh My!” Sherrill Cannon
“Wine’s Nutritional Power” AJ Morris
“Practical Perspectives on Youth” Odianose Dominic Matthew
“A Web Story” James Clark
“The Simplification of Being A Millionaire” Gary L. Clark

March Top Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of March!

“O Mommy O Daddy” Claudia Grispin
“New Beginnings: The Reviving of a Kingdom” Shantelle Ruppel
“Guinea Pigs” Dr. John Hall
“A Bug and a Wish” Karen Scheuer
“Birth of a White Nation” Jacqueline Battalora
“Fountain Valley 1972″ Michael Antonio Joseph
“Eritrea at a Crossroads” Andebrhan Welde Giorgis
“Cody Coyote” Keith A. Williams
“Coop’s Corner Collection” William Cooper
“My Dear Wife and Children” Nick K. Adams
“Bees and Spiders” Brian L. Steed
“The Wisdom of Doctor James” Michael Joseph Scanlon
“Savage Sympathy” Graham Taylor
“Practical Perspectives on Youth” Odianose Dominic Matthew
“Pepin Goes to Rome” John Doherty
“Members Only North Shore Confessions” Todd Ball
“Woman: A Divine Calling” Quincy C. Samuel
“72058: The Many Mini Adventures of a Small-town Mailman” Jesse Lee Hatfield
“Land of the Bear” Denny Geurink

April Author News

  • Nick Mann, author of “Forgetful,” was recognized as the African American Fiction winner of the 2015 Beverly Hills Book Awards.
  • Sherrill S. Cannon‘s “My Fingerpaint Masterpiece” was a finalist in the 2014 Reader Views Award for the Children’s Category for Early Readers.
  • Karen Scheuer was interviewed in a local teacher’s magazine that is distributed to all Pennsylvania teachers in a feature titled “Bugged by Bullying, Teacher Writes Book.”
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  • William M. Cooper was interviewed by Paul Dorset on the blog, Utterances of an Overcrowded Mind. Read the interview here.
  • “The Who’s Next Club: A Cosmetic Surgery Disaster” by Donald W. Ayer got special attention during a feature on ABC Action News. The author’s daughter’s story, described in his book, has inspired a new law to have cameras in operating rooms. Watch the segment here.
  • Marie Volpe celebrated her children’s book, “Boobilena’s Birthday Party at Busy Beach,” with her co-workers and threw an office party.
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  • Two of our authors met with our CEO Robert Fletcher during the London Book Fair.
    Author Derek T. Morgan and his wife with CEO Robert Fletcher

    Author Derek T. Morgan and his wife with CEO Robert Fletcher

    Author John Berry with CEO Robert Fletcher

    Author John Berry with CEO Robert Fletcher

 

February Top Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of February!

March Author News

March has been a wonderful month for our authors!

  • Suzanne Gene Courtney was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2015 Pacific Rim Book Festival for her children’s book, “Ride to the Stars,” and also in the Great South West Book Festival for her children’s book, “Florence Flies Alone.”
  • Children’s author, Karen Scheuer, hit the 1,000+ sale mark for her book, “A Bug and A Wish,” and made it to #42 on the Best Sellers List for bullying books on Amazon. 'Just happened to see this on Amazon - #42 on the BEST SELLERS LIST for Bullying books - WOW!  (Humbled and Excited!)'
  • Glenn Maynard, author of “Strapped into an American Dream,” participated in the Welles-Turner Memorial Library Author Fair on Sunday, March 15th in Glastonbury, CT.
  • Montgomery J. Granger was on Fox And Friends with Elisabeth Hasselbeck to discuss the subject of his book, “Saving Grace at Guantanamo Bay: A Memoir of a Citizen Warrior.” Watch the clip here.
  • Reece Pocock, author of “The Politics of Murder” and other crime novels, had a book signing at the Adelaide location of Dymocks Bookstore in South Australia on Friday, March 13th.
  • Melissa Bailey Slater read “Something’s Amiss with Miss Priss” to local children and signed copies of the book at Barnes and Noble.20150307_131309
  • Marie Volpe’s children’s book, “Boobilena’s Birthday Party at Busy Beach” and its beautiful illustrations by Kalpart was featured in an article on Silive.com.

January Best Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of January!