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Monday, 16 April 2012

SEEN This Week 4/16/12

This week's book and author news:

Susan Joyner-Stumpf received a letter from Famous Poets Press stating that she received an Award called Gold Certificate of Excellence, signed by the Executive Director, and chosen for publication to appear in their 19th Anniversary Anthology Edition, Great Poems of the Western World.

Now available from Amazon in print only, and much more affordable than Volume 1: Quantum Meditations; Book Two: Meditations 359 - 697 (Volume 2) by  PD Allen

Michelle Izmaylov signed a contract to sell the film rights to her bookGalaxy Watch and received an advance!

The College Common Application: Ruminations On A Racket: Richard Gazala reflected what happens when essay-writing is deemphasized for the vaunted sakes of simplicity, standardization and efficiency in the college application process on his blog Gazalapalooza.

Gerry McCullough is working hard on the first draft of her next romance suspense book, Angel in Flight (intended to be the first of a series), and is now well past the halfway mark.

Check out Joseph Rinaldo's latest interview on Squid Inc. He discusses his upcoming release, Mountain Meadows Aftermath, a novel about Mormonism and the accusations of abuse of women for which the religion has come under fire throughout its history. With Mitt Romney almost certainly being nominated to run in the upcoming Presidential election, this book could not only be entertaining and revealing, but also very timely.

Some wonderful reviews for Kate Rigby's out-of-print book Fall Of The Flamingo Circus, which was first published in 1988 and in paperback in 1990 She's also in the process of getting it ready for Kindle and eventually back into print.

John Holt's upcoming novel Kammersee is set to be available in May 2012.

Dianne Hartsock was interviewed April 11 by Natalie G. Owens today and offered a giveaway copy of Shelton's Choice.

If you enjoy Christian fiction and End Times themes, then please check out Cliff Ball's latest book Times of Trouble for only $2.99.

‎$1.00 for every sale of The Basset Chronicles by June J. McInerney will be donated to the Western Missouri Basset Hound Rescue.

My News For the Week:

The Cruiserweight ranked the following April 11 on Amazon:

#33 in Kindle Store/ Kindle eBooks/ Nonfiction/ Sports/ Individual Sports/Wrestling
#94 in Books/Sports & Outdoors/ Individual Sports/Wrestling

My guest blog, Appreciating Our Half-Century Existence: A Chapter From 'Fifty' appeared April 10 on Night Owl Reviews.

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