Book Review: Mirror of Shadows by T. Lynne Tolles

Book Details:

File Size: 1025 KB
Print Length: 200 pages
Publisher: Troll Publishing
Publication Date: September 6, 2012
Text-to-Speech: Enabled

Book Summary:

Ella McKaye returns home for her grandmother’s funeral to find she’s inherited a ton of money and a run down mansion she never knew existed, called Grey Manor. Her greedy mother is appalled when the will stipulates specifically that Ella can’t give her any of the inheritance. She quickly throws Ella out of her home, forcing her to take up immediate residence in the spooky old mansion.

Within minutes of entering her new home, she has a strange interaction with a creepy old mirror in the main hallway and the ghostly inhabitants of the past get more and more agitated the longer Ella’s there. Nearly fatal back-to-back accidents make Ella start to wonder if she’s angered some ghost or if there is something more sinister at work.

Will Ella unravel the deadly mystery before she becomes a ghost herself? Or will fate take another one of the Grey ancestors to the grave.

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Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 10/26/2012

Digital Media News for the Week Beginning 10/21/2012

AMAZON’S KINDLE & THE NEW YORK TIMES INTRODUCE WINDOWS 8 APPS
There are several big companies that are making way for Windows 8 by launching mobile applications for the operating system. During the Microsoft event today, it was announced that Amazon released their Kindle app for Windows 8. This popular app… [read more]
Source: ValueWalk

AN INDUSTRY IN TURMOIL: FROM BORDERS BOOKSTORES TO SELF-PUBLISHING
Raised in a family that spent 25 years in the traditional book distribution business, some might think it’s strange that I have chosen a non-traditional method to publish and sell the first in a series of anthologies on a subject I’m deeply passionate… [read more]
Source: Huffington Post

WHAT SELF-PUBLISHING CAN NOT ACCOMPLISH
Check it out: “This post is not to dissuade you from self-publishing. Have at it with all your might. BUT be realistic about what self-publishing is, and what it can accomplish. And more important what it can NOT accomplish. First among the list… [read more]
Source: mediabistro.com

PENGUIN-RANDOM HOUSE MERGER TALKS: RUMORS CONFIRMED
Penguin parent company Pearson released a short statement today confirming media rumors that it and Random House Parent Bertelsmann have been in talks over a merger of two of the largest book publishers in the world. Here is the statement in its… [read more]
Source: Digital Book World

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Book Review: Quest, Inc. by Justin Cohen

Book Details:

File Size: 393 KB
Print Length: 284 pages
Publisher: Telemachus Press, LLC
Publication Date: March 19, 2012
Text-to-Speech: Enabled

Book Summary:

The World ‘s #1 Personal Development Agency . . . has to prove it. What if you brought together five top personal development experts equipped with virtually everything we know about unleashing human potential and gave them some lives to change? Could they really coach anyone to lose fifty pounds, fix a broken relationship, or get rich? What would they do for a homeless person, or a pro-golfer trailing at the back of her league? How about taking the racism out of a racist, or turning a hellish employee into a ray of sunshine? Welcome to Quest, Inc. They say they can change your life. Now, as they re followed by an investigative journalist from one of the world ‘s leading news publications, they have to prove it or be damned as charlatans. Based on real life peak performance and transformational strategies, you ll see the highs and lows everyone faces on the road to self-realization especially the experts. Get ready for breakthrough . . . or breakdown.

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Book Review: Shadow on the Wall by Pavarti Tyler

Book Details:

File Size: 384 KB
Print Length: 248 pages
Publisher: Fighting Monkey Press
Publication Date: April 17, 2012
Text-to-Speech: Enabled

Book Summary:

Controversial and daring, Shadow on the Wall details the transformation of Recai Osman from complicated man to Superhero. Forced to witness the cruelty of the Morality Police in his home city of Elih, Turkey, Recai is called upon by the power of the desert to be the vehicle of change.

Does he have the strength to answer Allah’s call or will his dark past and self doubt stand in his way? Pulling on his faith in Allah, the friendship of a Jewish father-figure and a deeply held belief that his people deserve better, Recai Osman must become The SandStorm.

Shadow on the Wall tackles issues of religion, gender, corruption and the basic human condition. Beautiful and challenging, this is not a book to miss.

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Quinn Barrett Interviewed by Page Readers 10/22/2012

Listen to Quinn Barrett discuss her work as an author and advocate for digital publishing. She also talks about the Wise Bear Digital Book Awards as well as what to expect in the not too distant future for the digital publishing and digital media industries.

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Quinn Barrett to be Interviewed by Page Readers on Blog Talk Radio on Monday, October 22, 2012 at 10:00 AM Pacific

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