Book Awards and News

Roberta Matuson, author of SUDDENLY IN CHARGE and the forthcoming EVERGREEN TALENT, was named one of LinkedIn's Top Voices in Management and the Worplace for 2018.

Doris Day, MD, author of BEYOND BEAUTIFUL (Center Street/ Hachette, 2018) appeared in a segment of The View with Whoopi Goldberg on July 25.

Lori Holden, author of OPEN-HEARTED OPEN ADOPTIONS (R&L), was honored as a 2018 Angel in Adoption by the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute.

Jody Gastfriend, author of the just-published MY PARENT'S KEEPER: The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving, has an excerpt appearing on Oprah.com, called "Why I Adored My Father's Mistress."

Matt Durfee's THE JOB SEARCH NAVIGATOR (Agate) is an IPBA finalist in the business/ career category.

Booklist called Kristin Wong's debut book, GET MONEY (Hachette Books, March 2018), "well written, in a tone that alternates between serious and humorous... Wong's timely, concise and practical introduction is a quick and leisurely guide to modern financial literacy."

Library Journal called Heather Crosby's new book PANTRY TO PLATE (The Experiment, spring 2017) "a fun, customizable collection of contemporary vegan and gluten-free foods." Booklist called it "a novel idea that just might transform non-cooks into creative home chefs."

THE REDUCETARIAN SOLUTION (Tarcher Penguin, April 2017), edited by Reducetarian Foundation president Brian Kateman, was the basis of the article "Why Can't Vegans & Vegetarians Get Along?" on the Los Angeles Times website. The book also got a glowing review in the March/April issue of VegTimes. His next Reducetarian Summit will be taking place Sept. 28-30 in Los Angeles.

Matt Fitzgerald's newest book, THE ENDURANCE DIET (Da Capo/Hachette Books), was named one of the seven best health and wellness books of 2017 by SportsIllustrated.com. Booklist called it “informative, entertaining and unconventional.”

MORGUE (St. Martin's Press, 2016) by Dr. Vincent Di Maio and Ron Franscell, was recently optioned by the Canadian-based PixCon.

Fred Minnick recently launched his first-eve magazine, the quarterly BOURBON+. An updated version of his book BOURBON CURIOUS will be published by Quarto in fall 2019.

 

 

 

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