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Roaring Forties Press wants smart, stylish submissions

December 21, 2018


Roaring Forties Press aims for smart and stylish in the books they publish. Their books span a broad range of subjects and genre. They are especially interested in these nonfiction projects: General nonfiction/investigative reporting Biographies Travel books with a twist Books about music Books about art Small-format gift books How to submit:  By email only. […]

Review: Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White

November 3, 2016


Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White By Melissa Sweet Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers October 2016 176 pages Elwyn Brooks White is best known as the author of the children’s classics Stuart Little (1945), Charlotte’s Web (1952), and The Trumpet of the Swan (1970). White — aka Andy — displayed his […]

Review: Whoosh!

June 14, 2016


Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions Written by Chris Barton Illustrated by Don Tate Charlesbridge Publishing May 2016 32 pages Even as a young boy, Lonnie Johnson possessed a natural talent for engineering. He loved to create and design rockets. In high school, his team won first place at the science fair for his […]

Review: Draw What You See

February 2, 2015


February is Black History Month In observance of Black History Month, Advice from a Caterpillar spotlights new releases in nonfiction picture books that celebrate achievements of African Americans and the heroic deeds of two Africans who changed the world. In this first selection readers are introduced to American artist Benny Andrews through his paintings. Draw […]

BearManor Media publishes books for film, radio, and TV fans

January 28, 2014


BearManor Media is a small press book publisher based in Albany, Georgia, that was started in 2001 by Ben Ohmart, a writer. They concentrate on books about the entertainment industry for fans of film, radio, and TV including biographies and guidebooks. If you’re a writer with a manuscript, or are working on something in the […]