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Advocate for deaf community among 19 authors at Huntington Beach festival

As an advocate for fellow members in the deaf community, Antoinette Abbamonte has spent most of her life reaching out to educate the “hearing world” as an actress and speaker, or signer, at schools. But it was a deeply personal and affecting experience with her son, Dylan Plantinga, who is not hearing impaired, that led her to write her first [...]

Author Interview – Carl J. Barger – Dark Clouds Over Alabama

Enjoy this interview with author Carl J. Barger, author of Dark Clouds Over Alabama. View author website. What is your book about? DARK CLOUDS OVER ALABAMA: The year is 1853. The place is Twin Oaks plantation, Autauga, County, Alabama. Twenty-one-year-old Obediah Bradford's life is transformed forever when he accompanies his father to purchase a [...]

SBPRA Authors Win Readers Favorite Awards

We are proud to announce that three of our authors have been chosen for the 2014 Readers Favorite awards. "My Fingerpaint Masterpiece" by Sherrill Cannon has won Gold in the Children K-3 category.  Kalpart also won for illustration in the children's category. "Moore Field School and the Mystery" by Liam Moiser won Honorable Mention in the Preteen [...]

SBPRA Author Featured in “Natural Awakening” Magazine

Doreen Ingram, author of the "My Sanctuary" series, has been featured in Natural Awakening. This children's series is made up of three books, "My Sanctuary: A Place I Call Home," "My Sanctuary: The Mission," and "My Sanctuary: Keepers of the Wild." The books are about endangered animals and life after rescue. Check out the author's official [...]

SBPRA Top Twenty for Second Quarter (April – June)

Every author’s dream is to make it on a Top Seller list.  Congratulations to the following 20 authors who have made it! Our top selling books within the last 90 days are as follows: “Eritrea at a Crossroads” – Andebrhan Welde Giorgis “The Professor” – Ashley Morrison “Echoes of Thought” – Hugh G. Potts “Tips and Tidbits [...]

SBPRA Top Twenty for June

Every author’s dream is to make it on a Top Seller list.  Congratulations to the following 20 authors who have made it! Our top selling books within the last 30 days are as follows: “The Professor” – Ashley Morrison “Echoes of Thought” – Hugh G. Potts “Tips and Tidbits for Parents and Teachers” – Patricia Kozyra “Eritrea at a [...]

SBPRA Author Interviewed on Local News Program

It's not every day that an author makes a special appearance on television! SBPRA author, David Sherer, was recently interviewed on the WBFF Fox Baltimore MorningNews about this new memoir, "The House of Black & White: My Life with and Search for Louise Johnson Morris."  Watch the interview here. Check out the author's official website [...]

2014 Readers Favorites Awards Recognizes Three SBPRA Authors as Finalists!

Three of our authors have been named finalists in the 2014 Readers Favorites Awards. Congratulations! Leyla Atke "Charmed" is a finalist in the Animals and Short Stories categories. Sherrill Cannon "My Fingerpaint Masterpiece" is a finalist in the Children's Concept and Children K-3 categories. Liam Moiser's "Moore Field School and The Mystery" is a [...]

SBPRA Authors Are Taking Libraries By Storm

We love hearing when our authors' books are made available in their local libraries. Lynne Pickering has had five of her books accepted to 288 libraries statewide thanks to the State Library of Queensland. What a great opportunity!       Liam Moiser's "Moore Field School and the Mystery" was recently  selected for the National [...]