All Press Releases for July 19, 2015

Word Branch Publishing Releasing Danielle Takeshita's 5 Senses

Author's first novel is predicted to be a runaway success.

    MARBLE, NC, July 19, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sight. Smell. Taste. Sound. Touch.

These senses are our first interactions that leave a lasting impression of the world around us. Jamie had a normal life until the day a new neighbor moved in, an unusual girl named Iris with a notable disability. Iris was no ordinary girl and through years of inseparable friendship, his world was forever changed.

Danielle Takeshita's haunting new novel masterfully blends the best of the young adult, thriller and the supernatural genres into a tightly written novel with compelling characters. The plot, both action-packed and insightful, will appeal to readers of all ages while the balanced interaction between the characters makes this book a delightful and entertaining read.

"Danielle's talent is apparent it the book's first paragraphs; she know instinctively how to capture the reader's attention," says Word Branch Publishing's president, Catherine Rayburn-Trobaugh. "I hope we will see more of her work in the future, and we couldn't be happier to launch her career."

Word Branch is an independent publishing company located in the mountains of North Carolina. WWBP represents talented new and emerging authors who need a venue to make their voices heard. Written by some of the finest rising stars in the book world, Word Branch Publishing offers a diverse selection of drama, science fiction, personal growth, young adult, indigenous titles, and more.


There are some things in life that are so sure: the smell of vanilla, the round, melancholic base of a well-tuned cello, the blue of the sky on its clearest days, the feel of the wind as it brushes against you, a slight chill, or even the creamy flavor of your favorite tomato and basil soup on the tip of your tongue on such a day. The body innately knows these sensations or recognizes it like a long-­lost friend each time you encounter it, forming its own memory with each of our senses. As humans, we are exceedingly fortunate to not only have these senses, but with our kinesthesia. We can recollect a treasure trove of many different memories that accompanied these tangible impressions.

It's strange how one of my most vivid memories touched upon all of my senses at the tender age of nine after meeting a particular neighbor. I didn't know it at the time, but that neighbor would be my best friend, and we would be inseparable. She had one thing that distinguished her from everyone else I knew. She was born with something extra.

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