Author Delivers a Solidly Engaging Work in New Sci-Fi Novel

With his richly detailed subplots and fast-paced style of narration, Natsuya Uesugi never fails to entertain readers of all ages in this masterfully-told fiction. Grydscaen beginnings by Xlibris Author Natsuya Uesugi Publication Date: July 21, 2011 Trade Paperback; $19.99; 288 pages; 978-1-4628-8673-9 Trade Hardback; $29.99; 288 pages; 978-1-4628-8674-6 eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4628-8675-3 TEMPE, Ariz (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Following in the […]

Healthy Pregnancy and Healthy Childbirth Celebrated in New Book

Impelled by her niece’s traumatic experience at childbirth, seasoned midwife, nurse and author Irene Chain-Kalinowski reaches out to women through “My Body My Baby” My Body My Baby  by Xlibris Author Irene Chain-Kalinowski Take Charge of Your Childbirth Experience and Celebrate It Publication Date: March 14, 2013 Trade Paperback; $34.99; 276 pages; 978-1-4836-0762-7 Trade Hardback; […]

New Book Tells of One Woman’s Battle to Survive Life’s Difficulties

A true story about Sharon Gardiner’s survival living in the hard lane. Never Good Enough…Until Now  by Xlibris Author Sharon Gardiner A true story about surviving life in the hard lane Publication Date: March 1, 2013 Trade Paperback; $29.99; 229 pages; 978-1-4691-6120-4 Trade Hardback; $49.99; 229 pages; 978-1-4691-6121-1 eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4691-6122-8 AUSTRALIA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 […]

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Big! – a book review

Originally posted on Over 40 and a Mum to one:
We were lucky enough to win a copy of Big by Tim Hopgood thanks to a Tidy Books competition, and we’ve enjoyed it so much I thought I’d share my thoughts. Big! Big! is a lovely story of a little boy anxious to grow up as…

REVIEW: The Black Order by James Rollins

Originally posted on Whispers in the Wind:
Is it any surprise that James Rollins was chosen to write the novelization of the last Indiana Jones novel? His Sigma Force novels are like modern-day Indiana Jones stories. I am enjoying reading them with their extrapolation of historical events. The Black Order is the third in the…

The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England

Originally posted on BandelierGirlReadsEverything:
I thoroughly enjoyed this engaging history of one of Western Civilization’s most influential ruling families. I imagine that much of this is familiar to people from the UK, but as an American, I found the book both informative and entertaining. I love when historical non-fiction brings the past to life and…

Dallas Willard – Thank You

Originally posted on OakNate:
Last Tuesday, I read another chapter of Dallas Willard’s Renovation of the Heart and discussed the implications with two good friends. One of these friends knew Dr. Willard and spiced up our conversation with first hand stories of his life. We smiled with admiration for the life and teaching of this…

Biografi [Lloyd Jones] or: How do we feel about putting a book down unfinished?

Originally posted on brewandbook:
Two of my maxims for giving a book a really fair chance are: 1) Only have one book on the go at a time, and 2) Always finish a book, even if you’re not enjoying it. The first of these rules I don’t think I have ever broken when reading for…

Xlibris Book Review: American Sniper

“She’s got a grenade,” said the chief. “That’s a Chinese grenade.” “Shit.” “Take a shot.” “But—” “Shoot. Get the grenade. The Marines—” I hesitated. Someone was trying to get the Marines on the radio, but we couldn’t reach them. They were coming down the street, head- ing toward the woman. “Shoot!” said the chief. I […]

World War Z: is Brad Pitt making the most expensive disaster of all time?

The negative hype surrounding Brad Pitt’s zombie epic World War Z is getting worse all the time, with news of rewrites, reshoots and a budget that has ballooned above $400m Anyone who has read Max Brooks’s grippingly detailed science fiction novel – or even better, listened to the superb audiobook – will probably have a […]

Steven Spielberg and Bradley Cooper join forces to adapt American Sniper

Film based on autobiography of Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in American military history, who was shot dead at a firing range in February Steven Spielberg has confirmed that his next directorial assigment afterLincoln will be an adaptation of American Sniper, the autobiography of Navy Seal Chris Kyle, who was shot dead at a firing range earlier this […]

Xlibris Book Review: LIGHTSEEDING – A Philosophy in Healing

Author Tzu Xander Presents a Simple but Powerful Philosophy of Healing in New Book. New Philosophy on Non-Medical, Spiritually Based Practice in Healing AUSTRALIA (PRWEB) December 16, 2012 (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 Are there new ways to explore and understand what health is all about and what it means to be healthy in this day […]

Xlibris Book Reviews: If I Take That Chance

Sherly Susan Pens a Romantic Tale About Two Best Friends Who Were Forced Into Marriage but Took the Chance to Know and Feel Each Other. Romantic New Novel Tells Story of Love and Friendship for Two Different Reasons. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 On their wedding ceremony, Sam Sheppard knows that there is no […]

No arms, no legs – still ‘Unstoppable’

The cover image for Nick Vujicic’s new book, “Unstoppable,” puts the rest of us to shame. As we complain about putting our feet on the floor too early in the morning, or reaching for that last cup of coffee before a dreaded meeting, Vujicic is there – grinning on a water-splashed surfboard. Nick Vujicic was born without […]

Paulo Coelho: Manuscript Found In Accra – Review And Concerns

The 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes ceremony honors the best books of 2012

The 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were presented on Friday, April 19, 2013, 7:30 pm, in a public ceremony in the Bovard Auditorium on the campus of USC. 2012 Innovator’s Award Recipient Margaret Atwood › 2012 Kirsch Award Recipient Kevin Starr › Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2012 Winners Biography Robert A. Caro / […]

30 Second Reading: Defeat

Does a leaf, when it falls from the tree in winter, feel defeated by the cold? The tree says to the leaf: ‘That’s the cycle of life. You may think you’re going to die, but you live on in me. It’s thanks to you that I’m alive, because I can breathe. It’s also thanks to […]

Blind Author, Determined to See Brighter Side of Life, Authors New Book

Juanita McNeil releases inspirational guide to a pain-free life   I have transformed from feeling inadequate, frustrated, pessimistic and completely down to being calm, secure, positive and more confident   Richland, WA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 From suffering abuse as a child to currently battling blindness, Juanita McNeil has overcome many challenges in her life. […]

Author Solutions, Inc. to Feature Nearly 80 Complimentary Book Signings and More Than 1,100 Titles at the 2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Self-published authors to showcase their books to more than 150,000 expected to attend the festival BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – April 15, 2013 – Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, will have a significant presence at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, April 20-21 at the University of Southern California campus. Hosting book signings […]

Xlibris Book Review: Everything Means Nothing to Me: A Novel of Underground Nashville

Xlibris Author David M. Carew Succeeds in Portraying Nashville’s ‘Seedy’ Side Xlibris author David M. Carew earns critics’ nods for his book Everything Means Nothing to Me: A Novel of Underground Nashville published by Xlibris in September 2012. His debut novel Voice from the Gutter was also released by the leading Indiana-based publishing company in 2001. Rachel Gladstone of online magazine All Booked […]

Robert Frost: his 10 favorite books of all time

In addition to being a master writer, celebrated American poet Robert Frost was also a master reader. This year includes the 50th anniversary of Robert Frost’s death, and April’s observance of National Poetry Month is a good time to remember the 20th century’s most celebrated American poet. Frost (1874-1963) is perhaps best known for poems […]

Xlibris Book Review: Alkawther Makki’s Broad Imagination Inspires a Spectrum of Literary Pieces

“Unspoken Revivalism” is a powerful anthology of poems, proverbs, vindications, and assertions that captivate the readers to an exhilarating edge. DEARBORN, Mich. (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Extraordinary philosopher and author Alkawther Makki demonstrates her far-reaching imagination and stresses her incentives for promoting a magnificently ethical humanity in her book, Unspoken Revivalism. It is a powerful […]

Xlibris Book Review: New Author Unveils the Truth About The Black Church In New Book

‘300 PLUS YEARS of SACRIFICE, STRUGGLE, FAITH and PERSEVERANCE’ by John Buffington is a eloquent and evocative tale that depicts the story of the slaves and their resilient faith in God MINERSVILLE, Pa. (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Xlibris Author John Buffington carefully pens a provocative, interesting and no-holds-barred book that boldly narrates the history and the […]

Xlibris Book Review: Project Houdini

Sci-fi Mystery Novel Takes Readers into the Secrets and Conspiracies Surrounding the Bermuda Triangle Phenomenon. Xlibris Author Thom Fillinger tells an intriguing story and unravels the mysteries behind the disappearance of an exploration team and government’s effort to hide the truth in guise of national security TIFFIN, Ohio (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 It was late […]

Xlibris AU Book Review: Expose Your Hidden Talents

 Xlibris Author Angela Usher Leads the Way to a Life of Success in Her Most Recent Book Usher’s “Expose Your Hidden Talents: Behind the Mask” is a guide to unlocking one’s full potential and using it in making dreams come true Australia (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Everyone wants to be successful but how does the […]

Xlibris Book Review: Love and Romance in the Bible

Xlibris Author Asher Elkayam provides a profound exploration on romance, sex and love—and its perversion—in Biblical times and reveals how women changed the world REISTERSTOWN, Md. (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 How women changed the world in Biblical times has always been a contentious subject of discussion. Although there are various materials to offer discussions on […]

Xlibris Book Reviews: The Humming Bird Book 2

New Novel of De Wardin Sisters “Humming Bird” Series is Sensational More adventures and hilarious moments wait for Maria in “The Humming Bird Book 2: Symphonic Destruction” UCCLE, Belgium (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 A new specie of intrigue languorously uncoils itself from out of the complex sonata of the de Wardin sisters’ new The Humming […]

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Xlibris Book Review: Game of Thrones – 5 Book/TV Differences

Outline of differences between the HBO Game of Thrones series and the original George R.R. Martin novel A Storm Of Swords. The start of Game of Thrones season three has garnered much coverage, including our very own review, and with two episodes out there now, we’re starting to get an idea of how they’re editing the storylines of […]

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