The Compulsive Reader reviews Frugal Book Promoter 3rd Ed

portrait of Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Reviewed by Magdalena Ball The Frugal Book Promoter: How to get nearly free publicity on your own or partnering with your publisher 3rd Edition By Carolyn Howard-Johnson Modern History Press 2019, ISBN: 9781615994700, I first read, and reviewed Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s The Frugal Book Promoter in 2011, when the first edition…

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Jim Cox reviews The Great First Impression Book Proposal

The Great First Impression Book Proposal Carolyn Howard-Johnson Modern History Press 9781615994816, $8.95, PB, 54pp, Synopsis: Carolyn Howard-Johnson, has been a UCLA Extension Writers’ Program instructor for nearly a decade. In “The Great First Impression Book Proposal: Everything You Need to Know About Selling Your Book to an…

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Holidays in Place and in Placelessness/Multi-visions 2019: a creative writing workshop!

Holidays in Place and in Placelessness/Multi-visions 2019: a creative writing workshop is for Writers, Artists, and anyone looking forward to, dreading, or thinking on the complex and urgent issues the holidays bring up. I will be doing this two-hour creative writing workshop November 2nd, 3-5pm, at the California Building in…

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Yvonne Wu / WomenConnect reviews “The Frugal Book Promoter”

Cover of The Frugal Book Promoter, 3r Ed

“The Frugal Book Promoter, 3rd Ed” named Women Connect Online’s Book of the Month for September Yvonne Wu writes: “Wow, The Frugal Book Promoter is a treasure chest of knowledge and ideas. The book provides you with up to date solid advice and direction as you navigate through the different…

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Amanda Barlow reviews “Breaking the Gas Ceiling”

Cover of the book Breaking the Gas Ceiling

Breaking the Gas Ceiling: Women in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry by Rebecca Ponton Modern History Press 9781615994441, $37.95 HC, $6.95 Kindle 9781615994434, $15.95, PB, 292pp, In Breaking the GAS Ceiling Rebecca talks to a number of women, some of whom were among the first to explore this…

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Able Greenspan reviews A Geometric Analysis of the Platonic Solids

A Geometric Analysis of the Platonic Solids and Other Semi-Regular Polyhedra: With an Introduction to the Phi Ratio, 2nd Edition

BR Bookwatch: June 2019 James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief Midwest Book Review 278 Orchard Drive, Oregon, WI 53575 Greenspan’s Bookshelf A Geometric Analysis of the Platonic Solids and Other Semi-Regular Polyhedra Kenneth J. M. Maclean Marvelous Spirit Press 9781615994304, $62.95, HC, 252pp, Synopsis: For those who can appreciate the beauty…

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Tales of Addiction released on audiobook for Audible and iTunes

Barbara Sinor’s classic collection of narratives Tales of Addiction, written by recovering addicts and their families, is now available on audiobook release at Audible, iTunes, and  The stories are narrated by award-winning reader Lisa M. Negron, who has produced our most popular audiobook of all time 101 Tips for…

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Christine Stark to Present at UN Panel on Women Abuse and Trafficking

by Ernest Dempsey Author, speaker, and visual artist Christine Stark will present at the United Nations panel on “Violence and Torture against Women and Girls in Sex Trafficking: Educating Service Providers” on March 12, 2019. Held at The Armenian Centre, Guild Hall, in NYC, the panel is part of UN…

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MidWest Mixed Community Spotlight: Sherry Quan Lee

Sherry Quan Lee

The MidWest Mixed Community Spotlight Series features local artists, educators, and leaders reflecting on their Mixed or Transracial identities. Sherry Quan Lee Author of Chinese Black Bird, How to Write a Suicide Note: serial essays that saved a woman’s life, Love Imagined: a mixed raced memoir (Minnesota Book Award Finalist); and…

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Upper Peninsula of MI Adventure Continues in Second Edition of ‘Lake Superior Tales’

Lake Superior Tales

Pirates and treasure, the timeless theme in adventurous fiction, takes center stage in Mikel B. Classen’s second edition of Lake Superior Tales: Stories of Humor and Adventure in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Published by the Modern History Press (November 2018), the book includes ten stories that span the 19th century through present day,…

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