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08:30 ET Acclaimed Author of 'Hunting Taylor Brown' Tells All About Life in a Cult

 With the release of Rhys Hagan's anticipated debut novel, Hunting Taylor Brown, around the corner, the Australian thriller writer describes...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:30 ET Hillary Worker Sneaks in White House, Steals Kennedy Pictures

 Mike Evans sneaks into the White House and while there gets a job working for Hillary Clinton before becoming a homeless heroin addict, going...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:00 ET 'Chapter and Verse,' the Companion Album to Bruce Springsteen's Autobiography, to be Released September 23; Includes 5 Unreleased Tracks

Columbia Records – 'Chapter and Verse,' the audio companion to Bruce Springsteen's extraordinary forthcoming autobiography, will be released...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:45 ET Commonwealth Capital Adds New Crowdfunding Chapter to Its Premier E-Book, "The Secrets of Wall Street -- Raising Capital for Start-Up and Early Stage Companies"

 Commonwealth Capital LLC, a pioneering provider of Corporate Finance Advisory and Regulation Crowdfunding services, announced today that it...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:40 ET New Study: Students Need Self-Knowledge to Be Successful in College and Life

 A new study finds that colleges and universities are not meeting the growing needs of today's students. In their new book, authors Elaine and...


Jul 27, 2016, 21:20 ET Helping Refugee Children Travel to Other Worlds: Bookwitty Donates Books for Children in Lebanese Refugee Camp

 In proportion to the size of its population, Lebanon hosts the highest number of Syrian refugees in the world. Bookwitty, a new digital...


Jul 26, 2016, 19:54 ET Mississippi Field Produces Business Tycoon?

 A Chinese migrant does advanced math and a young lady from the fields of Mississippi builds a Nobel Peace Prize worthy economic theory. Due...


Jul 26, 2016, 08:45 ET The Fundamental Building Block of Life Is Not DNA, It's a Relationship, According to a New Scientific Study

 All origin-of-life theories have a problem: explaining the gap between chemistry and living cells. A new paper by Doug Marman and Alan Rayner...


Jul 26, 2016, 08:40 ET 1000 Books Foundation Partners with Luh & Associates to Support the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Early Childhood Literacy Program

Through the 1000 Books Foundation, the law firm of Luh & Associates (www.luhlaw.com) is proud to announce its inaugural year of giving to the...


Jul 26, 2016, 08:35 ET New Alzheimer Book Takes a Systems Approach to Creating an Alzheimer-Friendly Healthcare Workforce

 "There is only one thing worse than receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia. It is not having the knowledge to care for the person...


Jul 26, 2016, 08:30 ET Dr. Seuss's the Cat in the Hat Tosses Red and White Stovepipe Hat in the Ring for 2016 Presidential Election, as the Kids' Candidate!

Dr. Seuss's beloved character the Cat in the Hat has declared his candidacy for president of the United States in the 2016 election, as the one and...


Jul 26, 2016, 08:30 ET Certified Executive Chef Publishes Book: Healthy & Hydrated - the Key to Vibrant Living

Pamela Roberts, a Certified Executive Chef and Certified Culinary Educator through the American Culinary Federation, this week released her...


Jul 25, 2016, 22:24 ET "Christopher Marlowe" Script By Francis Hamit Wins Screenplay Category at 11th Annual Hollywood Book Festival

 Francis Hamit has won the Screenplay category at the 11th Annual Hollywood Book Festival for his soon-to-be-produced script "Christopher...


Jul 25, 2016, 16:30 ET Echoing Businessman Walter Raquet's Book, Donald Trump Says Government Regulation Robbing Taxpayers To Tune Of Two Trillion Dollars Per Year

 During his national acceptance speech last week, Republican Presidential nominee, Donald Trump said that "the greatest job killer of them all...


Jul 25, 2016, 16:08 ET 'The Tails of Ae'tann: A Sunset Story' - Launch of a New Fantasy Series Aimed at Children, Animal Lovers and the Young at Heart Now on Kickstarter

 Five-A Two LLC in conjunction with The Five-A Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for The Tails of Ae'tann: A...


Jul 25, 2016, 07:18 ET An Immersive Night of Parisian Jazz Marks the Launch of Debut Novel

Inspired by a 2014 trip to Paris, Oliver Cable's debut novel, Fresh Air and Empty Streets, launches on 29 July in...


Jul 25, 2016, 06:00 ET Dover Publications Announces Author Signings, Giveaways & More for Second Annual National Coloring Book Day

 Sponsored by Dover Publications, the second annual National Coloring Book Day takes place on August 2nd and colorists of all ages can enjoy a...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:51 ET Adam & Eve Pictures Announces Release of "Babysitting the Baumgartners"

 Adam & Eve Pictures, the award-winning production division of adamandeve.com (http://www.adamandeve.com/news), is pleased to announce the...


Jul 22, 2016, 09:01 ET Scholastic Announces Contest To Discover The Next Graphix Author-Artists

 Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, has announced a contest to find talent to debut on its acclaimed...


Jul 21, 2016, 17:59 ET Flash Mob Of Harry Potter Fans -- "Muggle Mob" -- Stops Traffic At Scholastic Headquarters In New York City

 More than 300 Harry Potter fans formed a massive flash mob or "Muggle Mob" today, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters...


Jul 21, 2016, 16:08 ET William Morrow/HarperCollins Makes Multi-Million Dollar Deal For The Rights To Two Novels From #1 Internationally Bestselling Author Don Winslow

 William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, today announced it has acquired world rights in several languages to two books by New...


Jul 21, 2016, 15:18 ET Rory Feek's This Life I Live: One Man's Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Changed It Forever, To Be Released February 14

 THIS LIFE I LIVE: ONE MAN'S EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY LIFE AND THE WOMAN WHO CHANGED IT FOREVER (ISBN# 9780718090197, hardcover,...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:10 ET New Report from National Association of College Stores Shows Increase in Use of Digital Course Materials

The preference for digital course materials by college students is gradually increasing according to the National Association of College Stores'...


Jul 21, 2016, 11:10 ET Bill Clinton: What to Call Him if He Becomes the "First Husband"

When Bill Clinton first won the presidency, the form of address used for him and the first lady, Hillary, was as follows: The President and Mrs....


Jul 21, 2016, 08:50 ET Upcoming Children's Book Offers "An Antidote To Xenophobia"

 The book, titled Ralph Flies the Coop, is the brainchild of Vermont-based author/illustrator team, Jaimie Scanlon and Ellen Tumavicus, and...