2Leaf Press is pleased to announce the publication of PUERTO RICAN FOLKTALES/CUENTOS FOLCLÓRICOS PUERTORRIQUEÑOS by Lisa Sánchez González, the first collection in nearly 50 years of traditional Puerto Rican folktales and legends presented in a bilingual edition. Rendered as wonderful short stories for both children and adults alike, author Sánchez González researched these colonial stories and updated them from a contemporary perspective with the beauty, humor, and urgent honesty they deserve. With translations by Bayrex and beautiful illustrations by Teolilo Olivieri, PUERTO RICAN FOLKTALES is 2Leaf Press’ first hardcover, 4-color book. PUERTO RICAN FOLKTALES will release on October 1, 2014 and is available to pre-order on AMAZON.COM
Entries are open at Her Ladyship’s Quest, the blog of fantasy author Tracy Falbe, for her giveaway prize of a one-month Scribd subscription. The author of nine fantasy novels is sponsoring the prize to attract attention to her fantasy fiction included among the 500,000 titles available to Scribd subscribers.
While they may not admit it openly, everyone fears alien invasion. In a compelling new novel by Jim Morrison, this prospect is brought to chilling life through a book that will keep readers turning pages on the edge of their seats.
If anyone is looking for the next hip-hop star then the 23-year-old Houston native Steve Cali is just who they are looking for. Steve Cali is a hip-hop rarity as he is not only a rapper but also a producer and a sound engineer. You may actually already recognize his name, as he is most well known for his hit single "Pimp”. This hit won him plenty of local recognition through Kiotti from 97.9 the box's first Def. Jam Showcase that was held in the city. Steve Cali’s more recent single called “All I Do” features another Houston hard hitter, Killa Kyleon. Both of these hits under his belt, and collaborations with Killa Kyleon have made for a grand introduction for this young impresario known as STEVE CALI.
Torrey Mercer is the reigning 2013 Indie Music Channel Award winner for Best Pop Song for her song “Looking Glass” and she also won the National Youth Arts Award for her single, “Falling Again”. Torrey also holds several nominations including Pop Artists Female and Pop Single for 'Looking Glass" at the 23rdAnnual Los Angeles Music Awards. On February 7, Torrey competed against 850 hopeful nominees, which was narrowed down to 150 on December 15 during the Nomination Event. On February 7, Torrey was awarded two trophies for Best Teen Artist and Inspirational Artist of the Year for her work in anti-bullying for kids during the 2014 Artists In Music Awards finale at Jon Lovtiz Theatre.
When energy and raw talent collide, you find yourself listening to the memorable, ear-catching tunes of a band like Boston-based Analog Heart. Liz Bills’ vocals soar over her bandmates’ powerhouse sound, a hearty blend of indie rock with a touch of pop, and together they create music that is distinctly all their own. Their talents most recently combined to release their latest video for “13 Years,” and there’s plenty more on the horizon for this promising group.
On February 20th fantasy author Tracy Falbe visited the blog of Kristen S. Walker as a guest blogger. Falbe described the card game primero that is played by the hero of her new novel Werelord Thal: A Renaissance Werewolf Tale, a historical fantasy set in 1561 Bohemia.
Recently Cal Banyan marked an important “anniversary”: the 365th episode of “Hypno-Tuesday,” a weekly podcast on his website http://www.calbanyan.com. This means that those who are interested in hypnosis training at www.calbanyan.com now have a “video a day” for a full year as resources to learn more about this fascinating science.
Carolyn Holland is participating in her first ever live radio interview on 22nd February 2014, on the Author Chat show, hosted by Lynda D. Brown, to promote The Genesis Project series.
This Story of Redemption will bring you back to the time where the king Reigned Supreme and The Flaming Trail of This Meteorite Named ELVIS Still Burnd Bright Across The Sky.
Herpes virus is an extremely uncomfortable and embarrassing ailment to live with. The sufferers have to deal with sudden and uncomfortable periods of cold sore or blisters on various parts of their body, these blisters are extremely painful and can cause burning sensation aches or pains in the affected area. The pain usually starts even before the blisters or cold sores appear and can stay after the blisters are gone.
Outer beauty carries a great importance to women at this day and age. Not all women are gifted with perfection of a right sized body. They have to throughly work on it by following a healthy diet plan, adequate exercise and workout strategies. The Venus Factor is a complete weight loss program originated especially for women to achieve a desired body shape. It will help you lose weight, gain muscle, increase energy levels amd make you feel healthier. It is designed by John Barban who is a renowned qualified nutritionist and a human biology specialist.
#1 Best Seller in Kindle’s health category was already released and is now available for sale in the Amazon Kindle bookstore. The new book entitled “Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse” is authored by Kelina Cowell.
Religion can often be the most polarizing topic, but author Jakob Ståhle has taken the issue head one on a new book and current crowdfunding campaign aimed at bringing the book to market. Ståhle’s project is called “Nutty Bible Quotes” and in a humorous and sometimes irreverent way, he highlights some of the more confusing and out of the mainstream quotes from the Bible. “My goal is to amuse, enlighten and get people to think and talk about the actual content in the world’s most influential book,” Ståhle said when he unveiled the crowdfunding campaign for the book on February 6, 2014.
Desicine.com, the no.1 Bollywood website on the planet and has been declared the best stimulation entry in the industry. The site went in for a complete makeover as of late to give another and smooth look with more terrific stress on substance and intelligence. The website appears to have hit the right harmony with its gathering of people with PC World Web Awards are being confirmed to the actuality.
It’s a great day in Omaha for home owners because home improvement tasks no longer require hours spent watching DIY how-to tutorials, multiple trips to the local Menards or the soiling of perfectly good garments (and possibly even furniture items). It’s time to leave the dirty work to the experts and that expert is Aspen Sullivan, your local College Works Painter and entrepreneur.
Launched in the summer of 2012 by New York Times-bestselling writer Chris Roberson and TV commercial and film producer Allison Baker, MonkeyBrain Comics was designed to be a home for quality creator-owned comics made available in digital format via the Comics By comiXology platform.
Randy Charach, the comedy mind reader recognized for his unique brand of fun, upbeat entertainment that combines elements of stand-up comedy with mentalism, is pleased to announce that the Randy Charach blog is now live. Randy Charach’s new blog features amusing and insightful commentary on a range of topics, including the author’s take on certain famous comedians, funny predictions about the future and articles written for the benefit of the performing community.
Christian movie lovers can now watch their favorite titles with the latest and best technology thanks to Christian Blu-Rays offered at Fishflix.com Christian documentaries regarding several genres can also be found at FishFlix.com. These documentaries include various topics such as the first book of the Bible, Genesis. This eloquent telling will enrapture both documentary lovers and those who appreciate Christian history as well. Several historical Christian films offered at FishFlix.com will take any audience along the course of Christian history. FishFlix.com’s historical movies are rich in events and explore the characters and heritage of the Christian faith. One can explore the life of Martin Luther, John Wesley, the Amish, and so much more with films found at FishFlix.com
SO IN LOVE, a Las Vegas-based short film launches its funding campaign to raise the film’s production budget. SO IN LOVE chose IndieGoGo www.indiegogo.com/
From James Terzian, ‘The Lord of Shadows Rises: Rise of the Heroes’ is a dazzling achievement from a young and upcoming author.
In 2006, Aaravindha Himadra travelled into the interior of the Himalayan Mountains and lived among the Amartya Masters, a highly reclusive group of ageless beings. In his enlightening, moving and intimate new book, ‘Immortal Self’, Himadra details the knowledge he gained – knowledge that has never before been shared with the wider world.
Countless animals sit in shelters, waiting for the moment when a family will walk through the door, look into their eyes and say, “let’s go home.”
The ancient Romans took their ghost seriously! From a national holiday centering around Roman cemeteries that honored the souls of the dead to a more sinister holiday whose main purpose was to exorcise some rather nasty spirits. And Pete and Stew Kandel (known as Dr. Pete and Dr. Stew) paranormal investigators and licensed NYC tour guides aka the “Ghost Doctors” -- who lead groups of amateur ghost hunters on paranormal adventures through some of New York's most historic and iconic locations -- say the Roman galleries now add yet another enchanting facet to their intriguing hunts through the Met.
Reel Progress LLC is pleased to announce that the feature length horror film Creepers aka Horror Anthology Movie Vol. 2 is in pre-production. Shooting begins in March, 2014. Featuring two stories from contemporary horror writers Joe R. Lansdale and Jeff Strand and two classic tales of terror from Lafcadio Hearn and Edgar Allan Poe, Creepers celebrates the weird written word adapted from scribe to screen. The directors include author and filmmaker Gregory Lamberson, Jeremiah Kipp, Christian Walker and Mike T. Lyddon. Production will wrap in July with a release anticipated for October, 2014.
The historic city of Prague created the paranormal playground for the setting of Tracy Falbe’s ninth novel, the historical paranormal fantasy Werelord Thal: A Renaissance Werewolf Tale. Sharing from her research for the novel, Falbe wrote about the historic quarters of Prague in a guest post at the Vaetra Files, the blog of Daniel R. Marvello.
On Sunday, February 23, 2014 there will be an opportunity to come out and meet Col. Richard Toliver as he signs copies of his bestselling book, AN UNCAGED EAGLE: TRUE FREEDOM. The event will be held at 2:30 pm at TeeBird Air Pilot Shop in Phoenix Deer Valley Airport, 702 W Deer Valley Road. Col Toliver retired from the Air Force after twenty-six years of dedicated service. He is a protégé of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, where he was mentored, trained, and commissioned under their tutelage.