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A Killer of a Whale Launch - Assisted Suicide Novel Hits Shelves

2007-03-23 | It will be "a killer whale of a launch party" on Saturday, April 7, as author Cheryl Kaye Tardif's highly anticipated assisted suicide novel Whale Song hits the shelves.

Karen Post on Jim Canterucci's Personal Brilliance - Up Close and Practical Podcast

2007-03-14 | Jim Canterucci's March guest is Branding Diva Karen Post on the Personal Brilliance - Up Close and Practical weekly podcast.

Bookseller of Year is featured speaker at book show in Atlanta

2007-03-13 | Gayle Shanks, named Bookseller of the Year 2007, will be featured at sessions for Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance at March 23-25 trade show at Georgia World Congress Center.

Successful independent bookstore owner tells secrets of survival

2007-03-05 | Gayle Shanks, co-owner of one of Arizona's most successful book stores, says the secret to competing with chain and big box store is to mix up the offerings.

"Edges, O Israel, O Palestine" by Leora Skolkin-Smith, edited by Grace Paley will be featured at this year's Northern Arizona Book Festival, 2007 and the LA Time Festival of the Book.

2007-02-27 | The author will be appearing at the Orpheum Theater on April 21, from noon to 1:30. Book-signing at the LA Times Festival of the Book is on the UCLA Campus on April 28th, sponsored by he Author's Coalition, Booth #610 Zone F

Spring Book Show founder discusses remainder book market

2007-02-27 | Larry May, founder of Atlanta's Spring Book Show, the largest bargain book show in the South, discussed the state of the bargain book business in recent interviews in the Southern Review of Books and the Associated Book Exchange (AbeBooks) newsletter.

Local History Written for Children

2007-02-18 | Shirley Nelson's goal was to write a history book that children would enjoy reading and learn from at the same time.

Bloggers' Literary Awards Announced

2007-02-15 | More than 80 volunteers have wrapped up two rounds of judging in the first-ever Children's and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards (Cybils). Bloggers sought a balance between literary quality and "kid appeal" among the 482 titles nominated by the public.

New author shakes up Sci Fi with 2012 doomsday novel

2007-02-11 | Philadelphia native Lawrence Johnson has managed to combine the Mayan Calendar, Crop Circles, and Stonehenge into one science fiction story that is getting attention from the conspiracy theorist on the web.

SIBA sponsoring education for bookstore owners at Spring Book Show 2007

2007-02-11 | The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance is sponsoring educational workshops for member booksellers in conjunction with the Spring Book Show in Atlanta.

Spring Book Show 2007 announces "Spring Forward" Theme

2007-01-25 | Biggest book show in South scheduled for Atlanta's World Congress Center on March 23-25

The Cat Who Wouldn't Come Inside, a children's picture book by Cynthia von Buhler, is a loving tribute to feline companionship, sure to warm human and kitty hearts, because cat company is worth waiting for. Published by Houghton Mifflin.

2007-01-19 | A girl feels sorry for a cat who appears on her porch during a snowstorm so she gives him warm milk. The next day she gives him tuna, and so on and so on. Eventually the porch is as cozy as the house. Finally, the cat answers her repeated invitation to "come inside" with an invitation of his own.

Assisted Suicide: The Topic of Films and Books

2007-01-15 | A person's right to die has been the focus of many movies and books over the years, including the award winning film Million Dollar Baby and the highly anticipated 2007 release of Whale Song, the 'assisted suicide novel' by Canadian author Cheryl Kaye Tardif.

Edmonton Author Cheryl Kaye Tardif Announces Donations to Hope Mission, the Bissell Centre and the Mustard Seed Church

2007-01-08 | At a special memorial service for residents of Hope Mission and others in the Edmonton community who have died, author Cheryl Kaye Tardif announced donations of a percentage of royalties from Whale Song to three inner city organizations that help inner city residents.

Move Over Guys; Make Room for Jayel Gibson A Rising Star in the World of Fantasy Writing

2007-01-08 | Local female author, Jayel Gibson, gives interview for local book store Far West Books and Gifts. Jayel Gibson has just published her newest book The Wrekening.

Can 'Dr. Death', a.k.a. Jack Kevorkian, Keep His Resolution Not to Assist in Deaths?

2007-01-02 | In five months, the infamous 'Dr. Death' will be released from prison and will be on probation for two years, where Jack Kevorkian will be closely monitored and expected to fulfill his promise to the court to not participate in any way in any assisted suicide.

What's in a twinkle of the first star on December 24th? Ancient custom of Wigilia Celebration and Oplatek sharig & mending fences and wishing.

2006-12-24 | Delightful children book,"First Star" is named for the custom of waiting until the first star appears in the night sky before beginning the celebration of Christmas Eve, or "Wigilia."

Whale Song, the Controversial Assisted Suicide Novel by Cheryl Kaye Tardif, Launches in April 2007

2006-12-14 | Canadian mystery author Cheryl Kaye Tardif is getting ready to put on "the biggest and best book launch Edmonton has ever seen". On April 7, 2007, The Whale Song Book Launch ~ A KILLER Whale of a Launch Party will celebrate the release of her controversial and haunting novel Whale Song.

Shauna Anderson launches OFFAL GREAT - Memoirs of the Chitlin Queen and Fighting the KKK

2006-12-13 | How one woman coped with multiple personalities, fought the KKK, built a Chitlin empire and resisted the wrong man while suing Maryland's Prince Georges County and the City of Hyattsville for racial discrimination