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Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris Says 'All You Have to Do is Write One True Sentence' Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris Says 'All You Have to Do is Write One True Sentence'
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

'All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know,' were Hemingway's wise words about overcoming writers block in his famed novel 'A Moveable Feast.' Writers whose work needs a kickstart in the New Year will find the help they need with that sage advice and more... (more...)
Kristen Hutter Releases B+, YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE Kristen Hutter Releases B+, YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Kristen Hutter, has completed her new book 'B+, You Only Live Once': a gripping and potent memoir about learning to accept the things you cannot change. This story follows along as the author lives through a mysterious medical problem. The author's story starts with a major blood clot and follows wi... (more...)
USC Libraries Name Finalists for 29th-Annual Scripter Award USC Libraries Name Finalists for 29th-Annual Scripter Award
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2017

The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 29th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Since 1988, Scripter has honored the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters who adapt their stories. Last year, the USC Libraries inaugurated a new Scripter award, for television adaptation. Te... (more...)
USRA Racing Champion, Justin Peck Releases Memoir, BULLETPROOF USRA Racing Champion, Justin Peck Releases Memoir, BULLETPROOF
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Top Motorsports driver and team owner of Race Pro Technologies, Justin Peck #49 has published his life story, titled 'Bulletproof.' Telling his tale of addiction, literally beating death and overcoming mental illness while learning to use it to his advantage, ... (more...)
'The Wounded Healer' is Released 'The Wounded Healer' is Released
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Part memoir, part self-help book, 'The Wounded Healer: Find Your Health. Discover Your Clarity. Live Your Purpose.' (published by Balboa Press AU) chronicles the story of one man's journey from the depths of despair to self-discovery. Dr. Jason Mallia shares his personal experience to help others le... (more...)
US Congressman Bob Clement Pens PRESIDENTS, KINGS, AND CONVICTS US Congressman Bob Clement Pens PRESIDENTS, KINGS, AND CONVICTS
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

The new book 'Presidents, Kings, and Convicts: My Journey from the Tennessee Governor's Residence to the Halls of Congress' (published by Archway Publishing) is U.S. Congressman Bob Clement's memoir. Clement wanted to inspire and encourage others to not give up on the political system and share his ... (more...)
Irena Powell Pens Memoir, THE DAUGHTER WHO SOLD HER MOTHER Irena Powell Pens Memoir, THE DAUGHTER WHO SOLD HER MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2017

Retired literary academic (Sheffield and Oxford Universities), Irena Powell, has released her first nonacademic publication, 'The Daughter Who Sold Her Mother - A Biographical Memoir.' Powell's gripping story recounts her mother's Polish-Jewish life pre and post-World War II woven from fragments of ... (more...)
Cathy Brown Releases MY ANSWER TO CANCER Cathy Brown Releases MY ANSWER TO CANCER
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2017

Twenty six years ago, author Cathy Brown was given two months to two years to live. She has defied the odds of someone with metastatic melanoma and now shares an empowering account of her triumph over cancer. 'My Answer to Cancer' (published by Balboa Press AU) is an open and honest narrative of the... (more...)
Free Speech Groups Support Publishing Milo Yiannopoulos' Controversial Book Free Speech Groups Support Publishing Milo Yiannopoulos' Controversial Book
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2017

The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) and other organizations dedicated to defending free expression are voicing concern over recent calls to boycott the publisher Simon & Schuster because one of its imprints – Threshold Editions – is publishing a book by the controversial conservative pr... (more...)
June Bratcher Releases YOU ARE DRIVING ME CRAZY June Bratcher Releases YOU ARE DRIVING ME CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2017

In 1980, 48-year-old June Bratcher sat at her kitchen table with $200 and an idea to start a motor coach business called 'Daisy Tours'. Fast forward nearly four decades and that idea has turned into the $5.75 million-dollar private charter company 'Daisy Charters & Shuttles.' Bratcher relates her pe... (more...)
Viviana Verheesen Releases Memoir, MY EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES Viviana Verheesen Releases Memoir, MY EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2017

In 'My Extraordinary Experiences: Questioning the Essence of Life' (published by Balboa Press AU), author Viviana Verheesen chronicles a myriad of her unusual experiences, events which she describes as falling beyond the parameters of normal, everyday life.... (more...)
Frances Berry Turrell Releases MOONS, BALLOONS AND TUNES Frances Berry Turrell Releases MOONS, BALLOONS AND TUNES
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2017

'Moons, Balloons and Tunes' (published by Trafford Publishing) is a collection of poems written by Frances Berry Turrell, the mother of author George Turrell. This poetry book brings readers a good laugh - and just one tear.... (more...)
Memoirs, Best-Selling Books and More by Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Memoirs, Best-Selling Books and More by Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016

Carrie Fisher, who passed away on December 27th, wrote several best-selling books, which were mostly semi-autobiographical in nature. Among those were:... (more...)
'New York Justice: My 40-Year Courtroom Journey from Rookie Prosecutor to Veteran Criminal Trial Judge' by Judge Joel Goldberg is Released 'New York Justice: My 40-Year Courtroom Journey from Rookie Prosecutor to Veteran Criminal Trial Judge' by Judge Joel Goldberg is Released
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016

New York Justice: My 40-Year Courtroom Journey from Rookie Prosecutor to Veteran Criminal Trial Judge is the new memoir published by Boulevard Books. A gripping account of the inner workings of criminal court in NYC, it aims to entertain and inform the reader via an inside look into the reality of b... (more...)
Detra Enman Pens 55 YEARS ON CAMPUS Detra Enman Pens 55 YEARS ON CAMPUS
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016

And there she was-eighteen, all grown up and with no place to go! Detra Enman never realized that her life would lead her to many places and to experience souls with many faces and races; to wear combat boots with panties of laces while doing everything from operating bulldozers to riding in limos w... (more...)
Dick Coolidge Releases WHAT'S NEXT, LORD? Dick Coolidge Releases WHAT'S NEXT, LORD?
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016

F. Lee Lawrence, a close friend of Dick Coolidge, has published the memoir of this dedicated pastor, 'What's Next, Lord?': a gripping and potent story that depicts the compassion, faith and struggles of one married couple as they strive to serve the Lord.... (more...)
Books-A-Million to Host Book Signing with Gold Medalist Simone Biles, 1/17 Books-A-Million to Host Book Signing with Gold Medalist Simone Biles, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2016

Simone Biles, three-time world champion gymnast and 14-time gold medalist, will sign her brand-new memoir, 'Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, a Life in Balance' on Tuesday, January 17 at 7 p.m. at Books-A-Million at Katy Mills, located at 5000 Katy Mills Circle.... (more...)
Michael Peterson Releases BARELY BREATHING Michael Peterson Releases BARELY BREATHING
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2016

'Barely Breathing:' a captivating and powerful memoir about a son's love sacrifice, and devotion to his father. 'Barely Breathing' is the creation of published author, Michael Peterson, a father of two sons residing in Boulder, Colorado.... (more...)
Personal Memoir Celebrates Love Beyond Boundaries Personal Memoir Celebrates Love Beyond Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - December 25, 2016

Alessandro Ferdico marks his debut in the publishing scene with a candid and compelling memoir, 'A New York Way to Go' (published by Trafford Publishing). A celebration of unconditional love beyond any boundary, this poignant retelling also bares to readers layers of painful truth as two lovers face... (more...)
Glass Ceiling and Body Image Linked in Young Girls, says Former Stripper and Author of new publication Glass Ceiling and Body Image Linked in Young Girls, says Former Stripper and Author of new publication "Daughters of Science: A Memoir" at Glass Beaker Publishi
by BWW News Desk - December 25, 2016

Parents nationwide want to show their daughters that they can achieve anything, including presidency.... (more...)
Mark Hamilton Releases THE MIRROR IN THE BROOK Mark Hamilton Releases THE MIRROR IN THE BROOK
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2016

'The Mirror In The Brook': a collection of wistful and poetic musings that tug at the heartstrings. 'The Mirror In The Brook' is the creation of published author, Mark Hamilton, a creative security worker who wrote the book after being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, a mental health ... (more...)
Medical Student Dying of Stage IV Lung Cancer Pens Memoir, WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR - Becomes #1 NY Times Bestseller! Medical Student Dying of Stage IV Lung Cancer Pens Memoir, WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR - Becomes #1 NY Times Bestseller!
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2016

Medical student, Paul Kalanithi, who was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer pens memoir, WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, which has turned into a #1 New York Times Bestseller.... (more...)
Candice C. Kirkbride Releases Memoir, CHANGED BY THE RAIN Candice C. Kirkbride Releases Memoir, CHANGED BY THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2016

At the tender age of 15, Candice C. Kirkbride's life changed forever. In her memoir, 'Changed by the Rain: Life after a Brain Injury' (published by iUniverse), Kirkbride shares her triumph over tragedy, chronicling the events that followed her brain injury.... (more...)
MIDLAND CLUB is Released MIDLAND CLUB is Released
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2016

Since November 8th, LGBTQ citizens have come to fear a surge in hate crimes after reports of homophobic attacks, some verbal, some physical. Sadly, the potential is evident. But in 1958, that potential was a frightening certainty, especially in Midwestern cities where homosexuals were considered ... (more...)
New Travel Memoir GETTING NAKED FOR MONEY is Released New Travel Memoir GETTING NAKED FOR MONEY is Released
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2016

Author, blogger, freelance writer, and recovering academic, Edie Jarolim has written an acerbic and racy memoir that's also inspirational - especially for late starters and single women.... (more...)



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