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Fact-Filled Children’s Book Tells Adventurous Tale Of Playful Puffin

Trish Stevens
Teresa Hinojosa
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Fact-Filled Children’s Book Tells Adventurous Tale Of Playful Puffin

Playful little puffin Árni is about to leave his burrow for a four-year adventure at sea. But Árni doesn’t want to go—at least not today. He wants one more day to play with his best friend Birta, but she is nowhere to be found. While Árni searches Iceland for Birta, his mother and father are searching for him. Little pufflings shouldn’t be wandering about all alone!

Puffins Take Flight is the entertaining and educational first installment in RA Anderson’s Iceland: The Puffin Explorers Series. Aimed at children ages pre-K through 2nd grade, Puffins Take Flight introduces readers to puffins and their breathtaking surroundings in Iceland. Fun facts are sprinkled throughout the book and include interesting tidbits about Iceland, puffins and a mention of Icelandic sheep.

Will Árni find Birta and will Árni’s parents find him before it’s too late? Come along on Árni’s big adventure to find out! Illustrated with actual photographs taken during the author’s exploration of Iceland, this eye-catching picture book is sure to entertain readers of all ages.

Watch for future adventures with Árni and Birta in the upcoming Puffins off the Beaten Path and Puffins Encounter Fire & Ice.

Author RA Anderson is a wanderer who has lived all over, from California to Belize, and currently, home is a town called Rome, in Georgia that is!

A lifelong passion for creative writing and photography became her life. Her award-winning photographs have been featured in table books, magazines and front-page news, and her writing has been published in magazines, poetry books and children’s books. Her If Pets Could Talk series includes Cats, Dogs, Farm Animals and A Service Dog. Iceland, The Puffin Explorers Series is her newest children’s series. Coming soon is her YA fiction release, Girl Sailing, the Western Star.

Three boys—her heart and soul—call her Mom. She and her husband are recent empty-nesters, leaving them more time to travel.

For more information, please visit ra-anderson.com, or connect with her on social media at https://www.facebook.com/raAndersonAuthor/; @aruthanne Instagram; @ra_anderson_author Instagram; or @aruthanne Twitter.

Puffins Take Flight
Publisher: My Favorite Books Publishing Company, LLC
Release Date: November 20, 2019
ISBN-10: 1950590062
ISBN-13: 978-1950590063
Available from Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com

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This Beautiful Book Invites Readers To Experience The Bible As A Single, Unified Story

Trish Stevens
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This Beautiful Book Invites Readers To Experience The Bible As A Single, Unified Story

The most popular and influential book in the world is also the least understood. Its sheer volume of history, poetry, genealogy and mystifying prophecies can prove puzzling — even intimidating — for readers. And since the Bible is often taught or read in pieces, readers are left with mere fragments of what should be a vibrant, cohesive mosaic.

This Beautiful Book: An Exploration of the Bible’s Incredible Story Line and Why It Matters Today by Steve Green, founder of the Museum of the Bible, with contributions from Bill High, invites readers to freshly engage the Bible and to understand it as one amazing story.

Green takes readers on a journey through the many stories of the Bible, some familiar and others less so, highlighting themes woven throughout the ancient writings.

Drawing upon insights gained through developing the first world-class Bible museum, Green reveals the completeness and transformative power of Scripture. Green helps readers see the story within the story and makes the careful connections that help us appreciate the richness of the Bible as a single story. Each page will spark faith in a God who speaks to us across the centuries.

A truly captivating experience, This Beautiful Book will instill in readers a deep appreciation for Scripture and its profound connection to our own life stories.

Author Steve Green is the President of Hobby Lobby and along with his wife, Jackie, co-founded the Museum of the Bible. He grew up in Oklahoma City. At age 7, he glued picture frames together for the family start-up business. With his father (David Green) as CEO, Steve became the president of that little start-up business, which is now known as Hobby Lobby —the nation’s largest privately held arts and crafts retailer. Over the years, Steve has been on a journey to experience the Bible as one beautiful story.

Bill High practiced law for 12 years before becoming the CEO of The Signatry. His mission is to help others live a life of significance through family, legacy and generosity. He and his wife, Brooke, have four children, two sons-in-law and three grandchildren. He can be found at billhigh.com and thesignatry.com.

For more information, please visit www.thisbeautifulbook.com, or watch a video with the au-thor at https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6107622437001/.

This Beautiful Book: An Exploration of the Bible’s Incredible Story Line and Why It Matters Today
Publisher: Harper Collins Christian Publishing/Zondervan
Release Date: November 12, 2019
ISBN-10: 0310356024
ISBN-13: 978-0310356028
Available from Amazon.com and Zondervan.com

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We Need To Emotionally Cleanse The Brain And Reclaim Our Happiness Without The Use Of Soft Addictions

Trish Stevens
Jaime Simpson
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We Need To Emotionally Cleanse The Brain And Reclaim Our Happiness Without The Use Of Soft Addictions

Stress is turning many of us into addicts! We’re hooked on the soft addictions – streaming video binges, endless internet surfing, endless texting, or internet shopping. We can’t stop . . . until now! The Stress Overload Solution by Laurel Mellin, Ph.D., a New York Times bestselling author, UCSF professor and the founder of Emotional Brain Training (EBT) maps out simple tools to shut off addictions, whether they are work addictions, mood addictions, love addictions or habit. It’s the latest neuroscience, and the technique is so powerful, readers can use it for any unwanted urge, drive, or compulsion.

Dr. Mellin discovered a simple tool that switches off addictive wires in the emotional brain. You can use it two ways: 1) when you have that feeling like a wire was triggered in your brain and you’re going to take some unhealthy action whether you want to or not, use the tool. In 2 to 4 minutes, your emotional brain switches it off. The craving stops. You feel elated because you are in control again! And 2), for those particularly stubborn wires, use the same in a more reflective way. Get comfortable with it, understand its origin (perhaps your mother gave it to you?), and then use the same tool to zap it. It’s a great feeling, because when you have switched off that wire enough, you are in complete control. Inner conflict stops. You feel so secure, pleasured, comforted and safe that you’d rather go for a walk, dance and sing or bring our your creative, playful self – because you are no longer an addict!

The method is so powerful that you will use it for the rest of your life. In addition to switching off the drive for bad habits it can also be used on mood habits to stop you worrying yourself sick, flying into a rage or sinking into numbness and overthinking. The same goes for love addictions. Rewire your drive to merge or distance, rescue or people please, isolate or judge. These are just wires that can be switched off. What about work? They are wires too because work brings out our issues with co-workers, procrastination, fearing failure, dreading success and more.

Everyone who is stressed, driven or overwhelmed needs The Stress Overload Solution: A Proven, Neuroscience Method for Optimal Well-being from Dr. Laurel Mellin. The emotional tools are like self-therapy, but with privacy and confidentiality. YOU are in charge!

In this 30-day program, Dr. Mellin expertly explains her Emotional Brain Training (EBT) method, which, once mastered, will give you the tools you need to deactivate the wires in your brain that cause stress and activate wires that promote optimal well-being in two to four minutes. This book is a complete how-to manual for freedom from addictions.

We were born to create joy in our life and fulfill our purpose, not be limited by soft addictions, urges, drives and compulsions caused by stress overload. Create freedom in your life and switch off these issues with the tools in this book. Gain new power to control quality of life!

Laurel Mellin, Ph.D., is a New York Times bestselling author; health psychologist; Associate Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; and founder of the Emotional Brain Training (EBT) method. She is also the leader of the Brain Based Health Movement, mobilizing individuals, universities and corporations to access the natural pathway in the brain to rapidly get from stress to joy. She has been a faculty member at UCSF for more than 30 years, and her work has been featured on KQED public television, Oprah, Today, Good Morning America, and in U.S. News & World Report, Time, The Conversation, Psychology Today and many more. Her method was named one of the “Top Ten Medical Advances of the Year” by Health magazine. Dr. Mellin’s credentials are from the University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco State University, and North Central University. She is a Ph.D. health psychologist, a Master’s level nutritionist, and has received government and health organization awards for her research and public education. Her two latest books are The Stress Eating Solution and The Stress Overload Solution, which give the public an opportunity to experience the 30-day, step-by-step way to learn how to become emotional superstars, and move through stress to joy, often in as little as four minutes, to stop cravings and stop the “stress buzzer” from being stuck on. Dr. Mellin is an internationally-recognized expert on obesity and stress.

For more information, please visit www.ebt.org; read Dr. Mellin’s blog at https://www.brainbasedhealth.org; or connect with her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/drlaurelmellin/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ebtgroups.

The Stress Overload Solution: A Proven, Neuroscience Method for Optimal Well-being
Release Date: April 2019
Publisher: EBT Books
ISBN-10: 0578512815
ISBN-13: 978-0578512815
Available from Amazon.com

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Walk With Apostle Peter On His Journey Toward Understanding The Power Of The Holy Spirit

Trish Stevens
Teresa Hinojosa
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 2394
Friendswood, TX 77549
832.569.5773 Direct
281.333.3507 Phone
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Walk With Apostle Peter On His Journey Toward Understanding The Power Of The Holy Spirit

A lot of people believe in Jesus Christ but few have a deep, personal relationship with him. Fewer still have a full comprehension of the power of the Holy Spirit. What about you? Are you trying to follow Jesus, but feel like you are falling short? Or perhaps you feel good about your relationship with Jesus, but deep down, you expected to feel differently when you ac-cepted Jesus into your heart and life — there has to be more, right?

Many Christians have become comfortable with the status quo of their faith. They go to church. Lead good lives. Do good deeds. All the while, they read about the intangible con-cept of the Holy Spirit. They listen in church as the pastor speaks of the miracles throughout Acts.
Jesus and Paul and Peter talk about a new power, but what could this power actually look like in day-to-day life?

In The Missing Link: Your Journey With Peter From Self Power to Holy Spirit Power, author Sam Hunter takes readers along on a journey with Apostle Peter, as he transforms from self-centered into being truly filled with the power of the Holy Spirit following Jesus’ return to Heaven.

Told entirely from Peter’s perspective, The Missing Link is a conversational, thought-provoking read that aims to help readers understand the unique and often misunderstood concept of the Holy Spirit. Readers will see the Holy Spirit in a whole new light and learn to appropriate and live with this new power that Jesus promised.

Hunter’s approach is engaging and down-to-earth, with lessons taken directly from scripture woven seamlessly throughout. The Missing Link is for anyone seeking a closer walk with Je-sus and a deeper understanding of the power of the Holy Spirit.

Educated and trained as a structural design engineer, author Sam Hunter spent 20 years in real estate and construction. Jesus turned the light on when Hunter was 38, and he was born again. He has been teaching and preaching about following Jesus for 20 years. He is the host of 721 Live, the radio arm of 721 Ministries and can be heard Fridays 11:00-11:30 on FM91.9 and FM92.9 Christian Talk Radio. He is also the author of The Putting Green Devotional Series for men and women and has produced two DVD curriculums: Contentment: The Path to Peace; and Fear: Do you React in Fear or Respond in Faith? His aim is to help men and women find and live “Life to the Full.” He resides in Greenville, SC.

The Missing Link
Release Date: October 2019
Publisher: High Bridge Books
ISBN-10: 1946615439
ISBN-13: 978-1946615435
Available from Amazon.com and from www.PuttingGreenBlog.com/store

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Meryl Streep: On the Couch Offers Intimate Look At Hollywood Icon

Trish Stevens
Jenny Crain-Harrison
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
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Meryl Streep: On the Couch Offers Intimate Look At Hollywood Icon

The widely popular On the Couch series by Alma Bond, Ph.D., has given readers unique and revealing perspectives into the lives of Marilyn Monroe, Jackie O, Hillary Clinton and Barbara Streisand as seen through the eyes of fictitious New York psychoanalyst Dr. Darcy Dale.

Dr. Bond’s latest, Meryl Streep: On the Couch, takes us inside the life of this Hollywood icon and political activist who’s been nominated for more than 20 Oscars. Her film-ography reads like a greatest hits from the past 40 years, from Kramer v. Kramer to The Devil Wears Prada and the enchanting Mama Mia! ― Streep has seemingly checked every box. But who is she when the cameras aren’t rolling? Readers are about to find out!

When Streep decides to pay Dr. Darcy Dale a visit, it isn’t for treatment. Streep is preparing for her next role, and she’s come to observe and study Manhattan’s most successful psychoanalyst. The two women strike a deal: Streep will have to undergo psychoanalytic treatment herself as part of her research. What follows is a tale that explores the journey and the psyche of a character whose spell never wears off on fans.

Author Alma H. Bond received her Ph.D. from Columbia University and became a highly successful psychoanalyst in private practice for 37 years in New York City. She “retired” to become a full-time writer. She has written more than 26 books, including her On the Couch Series, Camille Claudel, a Novel; The Autobiography of Maria Callas, a Novel; Old Age is a Terminal Illness; I Married Dr. Jekyll and Woke Up Mrs. Hyde; On Becoming a Grandparent; and a children’s book, The Tree That Could Fly. Dr. Bond also wrote the play, Maria, about the life of Maria Callas.

Her late husband, Rudy Bond, was a well-known actor, appearing in many films such as A Streetcar Named Desire, top Broadway shows and in more than 100 TV shows. He also wrote the book I Rode a Streetcar Named Desire. The Bonds have three children, all of whom have published books, and eight grandchildren, none of whom have published books … yet.

Meryl Streep: On the Couch
Publisher: Bancroft Press
Release Date: December 2019
ISBN-10: 161088499X
ISBN-13: 978-1610884990
Available from Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and BancroftPress.com

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Global Collection Of Timeless Affirmations Brings Guidance And Wisdom

Trish Stevens
Jenny Crain-Harrison
Ascot Media Group, Inc.
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Global Collection Of Timeless Affirmations Brings Guidance And Wisdom

The timeless wisdom of Gandhi, Goethe, Confucius, Hugo and Nietzsche is just as meaningful today as when their words were first spoken — perhaps even more so, as humanity struggles to right its moral compass in the face of so much uncertainty in the modern world.

Civilization’s Quotations: Life’s Ideal is an extraordinary compilation of the most enduring, inspirational quotations from the greatest thinkers in world history.

Created by songwriter/musician and philosophy enthusiast Richard Alan Krieger, Civilization’s Quotations features 8,000 insightful sayings, organized by theme, to help enrich the prose of writers, inspire the minds of public speakers and provide motivational sound bites for anyone needing a meaningful boost to begin their day on the right foot.

Chinese proverbs, Roman maxims and the wisdom of writers from William Penn to Kahlil Gibran cover themes from humility and patience, to courage, will and action. The topics are arranged in a sequence that begins with birth and progresses through the seasons of the “ideal life.” When possible, each quotation flows into the next like a speech being given by one person creating a seamless stream of consciousness that Krieger calls “poetic quotation.”

While it would make a valuable reference volume, Civilization’s Quotations is meant to be read and digested from cover to cover, so that readers can feel inspired and empowered to learn and live by the examples of history’s greatest thinkers. Its wealth of inspirational affirmations offers a blueprint to guide us toward fulfilling our sense of purpose and becoming greater human beings.

Author Richard Alan Krieger (aka “Crane”) is a songwriter, musician and artist. Krieger was the lead singer/bassist/writer of the L.A. rock band Tragicomedy in the 1980s. The group rec-orded the album Homage to Nada on New Alliance Records. He played trumpet and sang back-up vocals with the iconic rock band the Minutemen and jammed on bass with D. Boon of that group in an improv band called Cosmic Joke. He also played in a conceptual art band with multi-instrumentalist and producer Richard Derrick called Another Umbrella. Krieger’s love of nature inspired him to move to Northern Idaho where he continues to enjoy writing and recording his music.

For more information about the author and to see book highlights, please visit his website at https://www.richardalankrieger.com.

Civilization’s Quotations: Life’s Ideal
Publisher: Algora Publishing
ISBN-10: 1892941767
ISBN-13: 978-1892941763
Available from Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and Algora Publishing

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Romance And The Old West Skillfully Melded In Short Story Collection

Trish Stevens
Terri Lynn Polk
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Romance And The Old West Skillfully Melded In Short Story Collection

If you’re a stickler for historical accuracy, romance in the Old West, and just plain superb writing, Holly Bargo’s short-story collection, Satin Boots: Six Short Romances of the Old West, will more than satisfy your reading needs.

Bargo draws well-developed characters in believable situations, such as the risk-taking woman who finally runs into more trouble than she’d anticipated, a mail order bride whose husband-to-be has changed the rules of the game, and an undertaker who finds himself resurrecting a body he thought he’d be burying.

Set in the American Old West, Bargo’s Satin Boots stories are sweet, clean romances, cleverly infused with history and humor.

Here’s just a taste of these engrossing tales:

• “Angels High:” Making a living winning at a man’s game, Angelica Durant has learned to expect trouble now and then, especially when the stakes are high. But this time, she gets far more than she bargained for when trouble finds her.
• “The Mail Order Bride’s Choice:” Seeking to improve her circumstances, an indigent woman makes a perilous cross-country journey to meet her fiancé, who’s got plans for her ― and they don’t include marriage.
• “Coming Home:” Dessie Humphrey is just trying to hold on to the family farm in the face of seemingly endless hardship. When help arrives in the form of a wanted gunslinger, she’s in no position to refuse.
• “Resurrection:” Undertakers bury the dead; they don’t ordinarily bring them back to life. Antonio DiCarlo does just that when the body of a lovely Swedish immigrant lands on his doorstep.
• “Pride and Peace:” It’s an open secret on the Lazy Five that Jessie North is a woman. That doesn’t stop Daniel Harper from behaving badly when he learns, but when the proud half-breed saves his life, can Daniel overcome deep-seated prejudices?
• “The Rancher’s First Love:” When a gravely wounded Chinese woman collapses on Clint Cheswick’s front porch, he doesn’t expect to be competing with his half-breed foreman for her affection.

Author Holly Bargo works full-time as a freelance writer and editor and lives with her husband on a hobby farm in southwest Ohio. They have two children, both grown. Bargo’s writing includes fantasy and romance, often combined; and since 2014, she has published more than 20 titles, from short stories to novels. In 2019, she and bestselling author Russ Towne published Six Shots Each Gun, a collection of short westerns. While Holly Bargo is a pseudonym, she’d like readers to know that the name was also attached to a very real and temperamental Appaloosa mare.

To connect with Bargo on social media, please visit:
https://www.facebook.com/HenHousePublishing1/
https://twitter.com/HollyBargoBooks
https://www.pinterest.com/henhousep/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/business-writing-editing/

Satin Boots: Six Short Romances of the Old West
Publisher: Hen House Publishing
Released: October 1, 2019
ISBN-10: 1692824422
ISBN-13: 978-1692824426
Available from Amazon.com

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