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Book Review – A Journey Within

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Publisher: Artistic Origins (April 30, 2017) Category: Memoir, Adventure, Inspirational Tour dates: Oct-Nov, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-940385-05-1 ASIN: B071YRHTY4 Available in Print & ebook, 181 pages Buy Journey Within by J. Mitchel Baker Amazon Book Synopsis The true story of a simple man who has spent his life working amidst the quiet embrace of nature and her animals. Despite the happy normalcy, his soul calls out to him through a series of visions urging him to search for the higher design in his life. His inner voice beckons him out into the wilderness, away from all that he knows and understands, to find the higher meaning of himself. After nearly a decade of stubborn denial, he removes his self-imposed blindfolds to embark on what is to become his personal journey into the unknown. What he finds will forever change his life. Instead of meaning, he finds a tempest. Finding courage through his

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Gateway to Everywhere: A Love Story as Big as California Book Spotlight and Excerpt

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Finalist in the Book Excellence Contest and Eric Hoffer 2017 Book Awards [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CrYsLxCyWo[/embed]   Blue Ink Book Review - “Ernest Frankel's colossal novel, Gateway to Everywhere, opens during China's Boxer Rebellion and ends with Pancho Villa's Mexican guerillas. In between, readers will find absorbing entertainment. The story rapidly unfolds over the decade-¬plus timeline. There's constant conflict--man vs. nature, man vs. man, man vs. self. Descriptions are thoroughly colorful, whether in China, at sea, or in the desert. Frankel's 600-¬plus-page saga is reminiscent of Ferber's Giant or Michener's Hawaii--a highly readable adventure from a rollicking period of American history." Midwest Book Review - "A riveting read from cover to cover, author Ernest Frankel deftly interweaves history and fiction. “Gateway to Everywhere" reveals this author's impressive flair for originality and exceptional storytelling skills…very highly recommended, especially for community library General Fiction collections." -- Midwest Book Review, Small Press Bookwatch: James A. Cox,

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Chapter One of Unresolved a cozy mystery by F.M. Meredith

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Rocky Bluff P.D. is underpaid and understaffed and when two dead bodies turn up, the department is stretched to the limit. The mayor is the first body discovered, the second an older woman whose death is caused in a bizarre manner. Because no one liked the mayor, including his estranged wife and the members of the city council, the suspects are many, but each one has an alibi. Copies may be purchased from Book and Table by emailing bookandtablevaldosta@gmail.com with a 10% discount and free shipping as well as all the usual places.   An Excerpt from Unresolved Chapter 1 The crumpled body lay on a concrete pad in front of one of the partially constructed beach-front condominiums. Despite the lingering fog, a passing jogger spotted the portly  remains and called the Rocky Bluff Police Department. The dispatcher contacted Detective Doug Milligan who headed there directly from his home. He

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Write the Book You Want to Read but Can’t Find – guest post with Bruce Edlen, author of Jazz Mergirl

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Titled Jazz Mergirl, The True Story of Jazz Jennings, a Transgender Girl Born in a Boy’s Body this is the biography of Jazz Jennings, well-known teen activist and star of TLC’s I Am Jazz TV docuseries. In 2014, Jazz was chosen by TIME magazine as one of the world's "25 Most-Influential Teens,” an honor she shares with Malala Yousafzai. The book’s profits are being donated to support Jazz’s charitable foundation TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation   About Jazz Mergirl   Jazz Mergirl is the compelling true story of a transgender girl born in a boy’s body. It tells how Jazz Jennings and her family navigated the challenging road to transition her into the bright, beautiful, lovely teen she is today. It is also the story of Jazz’s courage and determination in speaking out to the world about being transgender. She urges those who are “less understanding” to become more accepting of

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Soul Sale: A Rude Awakening Book Excerpt

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About Americus Dotter Americus Dotter was an ovum donor for many fertility clinics across the United States including Yale University, and helped many couples achieve their goal of creating a family. Stem cell research and the ethics surrounding it are one of her primary concerns. Her book, Soul Sale, is the raw story of spiritual warfare that she experienced in 2008 following the birth of her own child. It is an example of "quantum psychiatry," a term that is gaining popularity and support in the psychiatric community. Quantum psychiatry is thought to be where spirituality and science meet to expose unproven realities. In a time where the transhuman agenda is beginning to appear in headlines, the ethics surrounding stem cell research must be discussed and unintended consequences of our knowledge should be examined. Amy Dotter successfully sheds light on these issues in a creative true story not like any ever

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Confessions of Love to Inspire those 60 years young

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About Confessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen This book explores what seems to be the last taboo in movies and TV. sensuality after sixty, The author describes her "coming of old age" adventures in a hilarious book of stories about dates on a clothing optional beach with a retired Royal Grenadier to a movie shoot with an amateur director, to a real romance with a late-in-life true love. She hopes to inspire the older crowd to drop some of their inhibitions and get more enjoyment out of life after sixty and also give younger readers something to look forward to in the future.   Lila: When I told my friends I was writing a book about senior sex, they thought I meant a book for high school seniors. “Not exactly,” I blushed and went on to explain that my true romance stories were about men and women past sixty. They

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Lose the Diet:Transform Your Body By Connecting with Your Soul – Author Interview – Kathy Balland

Join Kathy Balland, author of the self-help book, Lose the Diet: Transform Your Body by Connecting with Your Soul (Blissful Publications), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in July and August on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion! ABOUT THE AUTHORKathy Balland, an expert in the mind-body-soul connection, teaches people how to tap into their own inner power for success. Clinically certified in hypnotherapy, her publications and seminars provide deep insights into the true causes and their remedies that prevent people from achieving their goals. Balland is a graduate of the University of Phoenix and the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts. She is clinically certified by the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners and certified by the American Board of Hypnotherapy. As president of Blissful Publications and author of “Lose the Diet: Transform Your Body by Connecting with Your Soul,” Balland provides information to enrich and

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Keys to Living Joyfully – Author Interview – Sheri Kaye Hoff

Paperback Writer welcomes author Sheri Kaye Hoff, author of the inspirational non-fiction book, Keys to Living Joyfully (Createspace, Aug. '08), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in March on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion! ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sheri Kaye Hoff resides in Parker, CO with her husband and three children. She is a Life Coach and owner of the Sheri K Hoff International Coaching Company. She teaches college classes as an adjunct faculty member and has earned her Master of Arts in Organizational Management. Her new book, Keys to Living Joyfully offers ways of living a meaningful, successful and joy filled life. Ms. Hoff is a personal and executive life coach. Spirituality is a vital part of her life's work. Prayer and meditation are integral pieces of her daily ritual, which enables her to pursue her life's passions and live a truly joyful life.

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Keoni’s Big Question – Author Interview – Patti Ogden

Paperback Writer is hosting today a wonderful children’s author, Patti Ogden, author of the Christian children's picture book, Keoni's Big Question (Capstone Productions). Find out how she came up with the idea for the book and if writing another book is in her future plans. ABOUT THE BOOK:A boy who seeks answers about God’s presence in everyday life, finds his friend held the key to his revelation all along. This gripping tale follows a pair of dear friends on a fishing trip that turns dangerous, then miraculous, and leaves Keoni with more answers then he ever dreamed possible! Every child wonders why we can’t see God. Keoni’s Big Question makes the answer easy to understand. INTERVIEW: Hi Patti, Welcome to Paperback Writer Will you share with us how you came up with the idea for this book? I was inspired to write this story after hearing a story told by

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On My Own Now: Straight Talk from Proverbs – Author Interview – Donna Lee Schillinger

Paperback Writer welcomes our author for today, Donna Lee Schillinger, author of the nonfiction Christian Living book, On My Own Now: Straight Talk from the Proverbs for Young Christian Women who Want to Remain Pure, Debt-free and Regret-free (Quilldriver, April 2009). Donna comes to us from Pump Up Your Book Promotion on her first virtual book tour. ABOUT THE BOOK: Freedom! Finally, life on my own!” Excited about making your mark on the world, living life on your own terms and eating ice cream for dinner if you want? Being on your own is so great, but when the decisions get a little more difficult than “Do I wash a black-and-white striped shirt with whites or colors?”, this little book will be invaluable. On My Own Now shows you how to apply biblical wisdom of the ages to choosing everything from friends to underwear; exercising and exorcising (ooh, creepy); juggling

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