For the second year in a row, Death by Children author Bull Garlington, has won an award for his syndicated humor column from the Parenting Media Association. The PMA announced its 2013 awards on March 1, 2014, and gave Garlington the top prize for humor columns appearing in publications with a circulation over 45,000. Congrats! Last month, ForeWord magazine announced that Garlington’s book is a finalist in the humor category for their annual Book of the Year awards contest (winners announced in June).
Don’t know where to eat? Ask a cop. We mean…ask your iPhone. Thanks to Great Time Apps there’s now an iPhone app of the book’s contents with handy map functionality for only $2.99 at the App Store. We have ten promo codes left, FREE for the first askers, so ask us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’re proud to announce that a travel app version of David Witter’s Oldest Chicago is one of the first releases of an exciting new company, Mobile Chapters, which is devoted to turning excellent travel guides into excellent mobile apps. The app contains features chosen specifically to ease and maximize a traveler’s experience (in-app phoning, maps, bookmarking, tagging, weather info, nearby events, and more). Available for all smart phone types for $9.99, at Amazon, the App Store, Google Play, and the Windows Phone Store.
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Everything Goes Media’s new ideas, history, trends, and current events imprint, S. Woodhouse Books, will release its first title in hardcover this coming May: Dale W. Laackman’s For the Kingdom and the Power: The Big Money-Swindle That Spread Hate Across America.
Salume Beddu recently joined the list of fine St. Louis food and beverage emporiums, gift shops, and bookstores selling the new book by Chef Clara Moore and Matt Sorrell: Afterwords Books (Edwardsville), Baumann’s Fine Meats, Bertarelli Cutlery, Bob’s Seafood, The Book House, Christopher’s, DiGregorio’s Market, Extra Virgin, an Olive Ovation, Flowers to the People, Kitchen Conservatory, Local Harvest Grocery, Maude’s Market, Missouri History Museum Gift Shop, Parker’s Table, Randall’s, Schlafly Bottleworks, Sugaree Baking, Viviano & Sons, Vom Fass, The Wine and Cheese Place, Wine Merchant, Ltd. STay Local St. Louis!
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We begin with content for which the book is still the right medium and we go from there. We’re traditional book publishers working within the book industry establishment, such as it is, and doing things our own way. Read more about Everything Goes Media.
Lake Claremont Press is looking for two additional titles for our 2015 roster and invites you to submit proposals, with or without finished manuscripts, for those openings. Lake Claremont Press celebrates the power and character of place for our particular corner of the globe, Chicago and greater Chicagoland. Our nonfiction histories and guidebooks foster and reveal Chicago’s special identity by exploring our city’s history, culture, geography, built environment, people, and lore. We publish authors with specific Chicago passions and knowledge and local organizations with Chicago-centric missions. Read more here and direct any questions here.
2014 marks the 20th anniversary of our Lake Claremont Press imprint, publishing Chicago histories and guidebooks, by Chicago authors with particular Chicago passions and areas of expertise and Chicago organizations with a mission, primarily for Chicagoans. Chicago. Chicago. Chicago.
Matt Hucke and Ursula Bielski’s updated second edition of our 1999 regional hit has arrived. Mention this post and receive your copy for $18 (book, tax, and shipping included). Email: email@example.com or call: 312/226-8400.