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January 25, 2013
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Welcome back to all our readers to the first Newsletter of 2013!  We look forward to bringing you interesting news from Book Marketing International and the Industry in general.

May all your wishes come true for the healthiest, happiest, and most successful New Year ever!

Spotlight On Our Authors
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Early praise keeps rolling in for Amir Ahmad Nasr's
My Isl@m: How Fundamentalism Stole My Mind- And Doubt Freer My Soul!
 "Amir is one of the most exciting and dynamic Muslim voices to come on the stage in years. Read this funny and enlightening book and find out why." - Reza Aslan, international best-selling author of No God but God and How to Win a Cosmic War 

 "As a former Christian fundamentalist, I deeply resonate with Amir's faith journey. Regardless of your religious background, if you're struggling with belief or if you're curious about how the digital revolution is impacting religious thought and empowering a new generation of young activists, this book is a must!"- Michael Dowd, bestselling author of Thank God for Evolution

My Isl@m: How Fundamentalism Stole My mind- And Doubt Freed My Soul by Amir Ahmad Nasr (St. Martin's Press, June 11, 2013) is available on
Pre-order Here Today!
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We are also pleased to announce the launch of the second book in The Light Bringer Series, The Fallen, by Chris Digiuseppi and Mike Force ( HCI Books, Feb. 2013). 
Four untimely deaths are linked together by a series of deadly catastrophic events which lead Police Lieutenant Alan Crane and his supernatural companion Michael Simmons in search for the truth. For Alan, it is a question to find the answer that has plagued him for far too long: Why do people die?
The Fallen by Chris Digiuseppi and Mike Force is available on

Menacham Begin: A Life, by Avi Shilon (Yale University Press, October 2012), is a 2012 finalist for the National Jewish Book Awards in the Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir category. Congratulations Avi!

"The most comprehensive and thorough biography published to date about Begin...will be of particular interest to American Jews"-Benny Morris, author of 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War. 
Menachem Begin: A Life (Yale University Press, October 2012) is available for purchase on Order your copy today!



7 Tips for Getting a Good Night's Sleep So You can Write a Better Book!
1) Try to go to bed at the same time every night.
2) Nap if you go off schedule. 
3) Don't drink caffeine in the evening.
4)Create darkness in your bedroom.
5) Eat on the early side
6) Avoid alcohol before bed.
7)Make sure your bed is comfortable.
Industry News  

Why WHSmith Remains the Most Remarkable Story in UK Bookselling

WHSmith defies odds with the continued success and expansion of its UK based bookstore chain. More Information


Digital Freedom and Crime in the Twitterverse

As the global reach of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook expands, important questions of Digital Freedom and free expression arises. In France, a group of Jewish students have taken Twitter to court over anti-semitic postings that erupted on the hashtag #unbonjuif. More Information


Upcoming Events  
Two fabulous events in New York on the same night- your choice!
Reading and Book Signing with John Irving at New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (42nd Street) @7pm January 29th
The novelist makes his second area appearance behind new book In One Person, which chronicles 50 years in the life of Billy, a bisexual man who can't shake the title of "sexual suspect."  Full Information

An Evening With Al Gore at the 92nd Street Y (between 91st and 92nd Street) @8pm January 29th
The former Vice President and leading climate-protection advocate spends an evening at the 92nd Street Y, presenting the contents of his new book The Future.  Full Information
Thank You for Reading!

 Linda Langton, President.
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