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Review: Junk Raft

June 29, 2017


Junk Raft An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution By Marcus Eriksen Beacon Press July 2017 216 pages At the outset, author Marcus Eriksen exposes the truth behind the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, supposedly floating between California and Hawaii that is twice the size of Texas. In 1997, Captain […]

Oak Tree Press seeking mystery, romance, and crime fiction

June 19, 2017


Oak Tree Press  is actively looking for great book projects. Mystery, intrigue, romance, paranormal, police procedural books are all on their wish list. Manuscripts must be complete and ready to go right into production. Based out of the Central Valley in California, Oak Tree Press is an independent publisher that has been in business for […]

Open submissions at Dancing Lemur and Freedom Fox

January 5, 2017


The dancing lemur represents optimism, enthusiasm and belief. Dancing Lemur Press publishes books that uplift and inspire, encouraging the reader to explore and discover while remaining morally grounded. Positive relationships and optimism are at the core of their science fiction, mystery, fantasy, and new adult/young adult. Nonfiction titles offer insightful information, uplifting ideas and real-life […]

Quirk Books are extraordinary

December 19, 2016


Quirk Books publishes 25 books per year. Popular recent titles include: Bestselling YA series Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Edgar Award-winning mystery The Last Policeman Legendary Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Classroom favorite William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Quirk Books also publishes cookbooks, children’s books, art books, gag gifts, pop culture titles, and more. Publisher Jason Rekulak, […]

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: My First Book of Hockey

October 11, 2016


My First Book of Hockey A Rookie Book: Mostly Everything Explained About the Game Written by Mark Bechtel and Beth Bugler Illustrated by Bill Hinds Time Inc. Books September 2016 48 pages Pay no attention to the age recommendations. My First Book of Hockey is not just for little kids, or beginners. Brought to you […]

Review: Frackopoly

August 2, 2016


Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment By Wenonah Hauter The New Press June 2016 384 pages For the uninitiated, fracking is a process of unconventional natural gas extraction in which millions of gallons of water, tons of sand, and unknown quantities of toxic chemicals are injected from holes drilled miles […]