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To Con A Mockingbird

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is perhaps my favorite book of all time. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel has become a modern classic, and rightfully so. Most of us are familiar with … Continue reading

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10 “Spring Cleaning” Must-Reads

photo credit By Cori Cagide, Publicist   Spring is almost in the air! After having our fair share of snow this Winter season, I think I can speak for everybody in the northeast when I say, “Bring on the warmer … Continue reading

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Author Q&A: Kay Koplovitz Shares Her Expert Tips For Entrepreneurs

  Kay Koplovitz, who founded USA Networks, served as its CEO and was the first woman to serve as the president of a TV network, is the co-founder of Springboard Enterprises, a non-profit dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs raise funds. … Continue reading

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#AuthorSay: How a Simple Hashtag Propelled the Biggest Debate in Publishing

photo credit By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist and Social Media Strategist   Self publishing versus traditional publishing: the debate has been raging in the publishing industry for some time, and the embers of each new argument only further kindle the … Continue reading

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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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