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“Henry’s Re-Entry” Receives Coveted Kirkus Reviews Star

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Congratulations to Welcome Cole on receiving a glowing review and a coveted star from Kirkus on his book, “Henry’s Re-Entry.” HENRY’S RE-ENTRY by Welcome Cole AMAZON.COM BARNES & NOBLE    KIRKUS REVIEW Cole’s (The Pleasure of Memory, 2013) novel is equal parts snark-filled road trip and bittersweet confrontation of past sins. Henry wakes up in a gas station bathroom, crusty with vomit and missing both a shoe and his wallet. Exiting, he finds himself in New Mexico, his car nowhere in sight and his memory lost to a weekend of boozing. This is…read more

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Global Ebook Awards Now Open

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Be sure to enter Dan Poynter’s Global Ebook Awards! The deadline is April 30, 2014. Past Virtualbookworm winners include Doug Petersen, whose book, “Inspire: A Year of Life Affirming Messages,”  won the Gold in the Inspirational/Visionary Non-Fiction category in 2013. Over 200 judges will review the entries in the 100 categories. To be eligible, the publication date of your ebook should be 2012, 2013 or 2014. For more information, go to http://globalebookawards.com.

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Create Memories on National Tooth Fairy Day With Tooth Fairy Expert

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National Tooth Fairy Day is February 28, 20014, and your family can celebrate by creating a keepsake with self-proclaimed Tooth Fairy expert, Steven W. Margles, M.D. Margles edited the recent release, Notes from: Your Friend, THE TOOTH FAIRY. Included in the book is an instructional sample consisting of the actual, unedited collection of notes left for Samantha Margles, daughter of the editor, by her Tooth Fairy, along with a contemporaneous photograph. This is preceded by a scrapbook for you and your child to use, making it fun and easy to…read more

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Great Northwest Book Festival Deadline February 15

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The 2014 Great Northwest Book Festival regular registration deadline arrives Feb. 15 for entries to its annual competition honoring the best books of the late winter/spring season. The Great Northwest Book Festival will consider published and unpublished works in fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, how-to, compilations/anthologies, photography/art, children’s, cookbooks, poetry, spiritual, young adult, business/technology, unpublished manuscripts, wild card (anything goes!) and nature/animals. There is no date of publication restriction, but all entries must be in English. Our grand prize for the 2014 Great Northwest Book Festival winner includes an appearance fee and a flight to our awards ceremony, to be held in March, 2014. Submitted works will be…read more

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“Choosing a Career” Explores the Field from Top to Bottom

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For those considering a career in international development and seeking to understand the personal rewards of such a career, Choosing a Career in International Development: A Practical Guide to Working in the Professions of International Development by Donovan Russell, is the perfect introduction to the field.   This book provides practical information on what it means to work in overseas development, answering questions like: “What exactly is International Development?” “What does one do who works in it?” “What are the required skills?” and “What are the specialties and careers?” It…read more

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