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Jan 04, 2017, 09:15 ET National Geographic Learning Launches Spanish Literature Series

National Geographic Learning (NGL), a Cengage company, today announced a partnership with Ediciones SM to launch a new collection of authentic...


Jan 04, 2017, 08:40 ET New Leadership Audio Book from Author Brian Braudis Shows Skill Building Is the Black Hole of Leadership Development

The intense hunger for leadership points to the need for a turn around. Today's leaders must think differently. We need new thinking. Today we need...


Jan 03, 2017, 10:00 ET PMI® at 54.7%; December Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; New Orders, Production and Employment Growing; Inventories Contracting; Supplier Deliveries Slowing

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December, and the overall economy grew for the 91st consecutive month, say the nation's...


Jan 03, 2017, 09:45 ET Gale Digitizes Archive of the American Civil Liberties Union

Gale, a Cengage company, has launched Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990. The timely archive includes records...


Jan 03, 2017, 08:30 ET New Book by Ron Howrigon Explains How Healthcare Could Crash the Economy - And How We Can Stop It

In his new book, FLATLINING: HOW HEALTHCARE COULD KILL THE U.S. ECONOMY, Ron Howrigon, President and CEO of Fulcrum Strategies, breaks down the...


Jan 03, 2017, 06:11 ET Warrington Author Writes Enthralling Children's Book About Ben, His Annoying Sister, an Abandoned Bee-Hive, and a Treasure Map

A Warrington author has released his debut novel last year. Simon Adepetun has written the incredible story The Bee Hive; this book is the...


Jan 02, 2017, 08:35 ET Sexual Assault Defense Book Released

In their new book, Pattern Cross-Examination for Sexual Assault Cases: A Trial Strategy & Resource Guide, criminal defense lawyers, Michael...


Jan 01, 2017, 15:03 ET Michael W. Wright's Debut Title, "THE OIL & GAS BUSINESS" Was Launched During Wright Drilling & Exploration's Christmas Party on 12/16/2016

Michael W. Wright, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Wright Drilling and Exploration, Inc., released his debut title, "THE OIL...


Dec 30, 2016, 07:53 ET Veteran Novelist Brings Global Espionage To West Virginia

A veteran novelist has found surprise success this year by using the green hills of West Virginia as the backdrop for an international thriller,...


Dec 30, 2016, 07:44 ET Virginia-based Author/Doctor Releases New Fiction Book The Zombie Game

A plastic surgeon in Virginia is on a mission to rescue zombies from pop culture's "walking dead" fantasy. "As I have said in other places," Glenn...


Dec 29, 2016, 12:00 ET American Girl's 2017 Girl of the Year™ Inspires Girls To Find Their Creative Voices And Speak Out To Make A Difference

American Girl is ringing in the New Year with the debut of Gabriela McBride™, the company's new 2017 Girl of the Year™! Gabriela is a true creative...


Dec 28, 2016, 15:24 ET The ISIS Crisis - What Can We Expect? Author/Journalist sees the same level of terrorist attacks or possibly worse in 2017

Following nearly two years of research, Al Emid's fifth book entitled What You Need to Know About ISIS: Terror, Religion, War and the Caliphate has...


Dec 28, 2016, 08:30 ET Take Flight Learning Partners with Born Free USA for 15th Annual National Bird Day, January 5, 2017

Take Flight Learning announced that the company is partnering with Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, to...


Dec 22, 2016, 10:04 ET Toni Morrison Receives The 2016 Emerson-Thoreau Medal From The American Academy Of Arts And Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has named Toni Morrison as the recipient of the 2016 Emerson-Thoreau Medal for her distinguished...


Dec 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Derek Jeter and Tim Green Team Up to Co-Author "Baseball Genius" for Young Readers

Recently-retired baseball legend Derek Jeter is co-authoring his next book alongside former NFL-player and prolific author Tim Green. "Baseball...


Dec 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Hello, My Name is Oliver by Paymaneh Ritchie Shows Us How to Deal with Mental Health Issues

Like many classics for young readers, such as Winnie the Pooh, Paymaneh Ritchie's "Hello, My Name is Oliver" was written by a parent to entertain...


Dec 22, 2016, 06:00 ET The Cookbook King Releases a Collection of Timeless and Favorite Recipes in New Cookbooks

The Cookbook King, a cookbook publisher that has the slogan of "the world's greatest cookbooks, releases timeless favorite recipes as digital...


Dec 21, 2016, 18:04 ET A Book About a US Marine Fighting a Personal Battle with Parental Alienation Syndrome

This book discusses the personal story of a U.S. Marine, who has fought the system and parental alienation syndrome against him, resulting...


Dec 21, 2016, 13:00 ET Digital Book World 2017 Presents New White Paper, 'How Do Book Sales Stack Up - Genre by Genre?'

A newly published white paper from Digital Book World offers a look at physical store vs. online book sales, print vs. digital formats and the...


Dec 21, 2016, 12:26 ET The Ayn Rand Institute Announces Early Registration Open for Objectivist Summer Conference 2017

The Ayn Rand Institute, the leading center for the advancement of Ayn Rand's writings and philosophy, today announced that early registration is...


Dec 21, 2016, 09:15 ET Kids' Book Trends In 2017: Scholastic Reading Club Editors Predict Next Year's "Must Reads"

Scholastic, (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, released a list of the top trends in children's books to...


Dec 20, 2016, 15:00 ET A Long December by Richard Chizmar Collects Over Two Decades of Writing - and Earns Stephen King's Seal of Approval

Richard Chizmar's A Long December collects 35 of his most popular stories, including a never-before-seen novella titled, A Long...


Dec 19, 2016, 13:07 ET A MAN CALLED OVE By Fredrik Backman Reaches One Million Copies In Print

Atria Books announced today that A MAN CALLED OVE by internationally bestselling author Fredrik Backman has surpassed one million copies in print...


Dec 19, 2016, 11:00 ET Jay Baruchel joins forces with Captain Canuck on Free Comic Book Day 2017!

TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Jay Baruchel (Goon, Goon-Last of the Enforcers, This is the End, Man Seeking Woman, How to Train Your Dragon)...


Dec 19, 2016, 10:26 ET Merriam-Webster Announces "Surreal" as 2016 Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster Inc., America's leading dictionary publisher, has announced its top Words of the Year for 2016. This year's data-driven list is...