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6 African-American Writers to Read for Black History Month

By Johanna Dickson, Digital Publicist   February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the contributions of people in the African diaspora. The event started as a week-long observance in 1926 and was founded by historian Carter G. Woodson … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Embrace a “ScreamFree” Approach to Your Relationship from a New York Times Best-selling Author

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer   I am proud to say that I have worked on and off with Hal Runkel and his Scream Free Institute for the past decade, helping him to successfully launch ScreamFree Parenting into a New … Continue reading

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This Valentine’s Day Make a Pledge to Try the New “72-hour Rule”

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer   ​ “To have a successful relationship, both partners must adhere to the 72-hour rule,” says marriage therapist Dr. Margot E. Brown, who is represented to the media by MEDIA CONNECT. “This means that, from … Continue reading

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Why You Should Make ‘Time to Read’ on January 24

By Nicole Martineau, Publicist   This past July, book lovers across America awoke to the devastating news that the popular book-giving project, World Book Night, will suspend its operations. But thanks to a recent collaboration of top literacy advocates, bookworms have … Continue reading

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Clifford The Big Red Dog Outlives His Creator, But Not Our Imaginations

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer   Norman Bridwell, creator of lovable children’s book series Clifford the Big Red Dog, died at the age of 86 early this year. Dozens of his books have been published since the first one … Continue reading

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Twitter: The Bookstore?

photo credit Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   If you have a thought you feel the need to impulsively share, where do you go? Twitter! If you see something you need to impulsively purchase, where do you go? A physical store … Continue reading

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2015 Book Trends To Watch For

photo credit By Cori Cagide, Publicist   A recent post on Huffington Post Books had me reminiscing on some of the interesting trends I’ve witnessed in the world of books over the last year. I think we’re finally beyond vampires … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT’s Favorite Books of 2014

photo credit   Here at MEDIA CONNECT books are our jobs. That doesn’t mean, however, that we don’t enjoy reading in our downtime as well. In fact, outside of working hours, many of us are voracious readers, always on the … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Elisha Hartwig of Mashable

The following interview with Elisha Hartwig appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our fall newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here. Elisha Hartwig is an Associate Editor at Mashable’s New York City headquarters, where she … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Jason Katzman, Editor at Skyhorse Publishing

The following interview with Rob Kirkpatrick appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our fall newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here. Jason Katzman currently works for Skyhorse Publishing, mainly on their sports (Sports … Continue reading

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