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Gorilla Tales: My Life as a Professional Primate by Don McLeod, ISBN 9781951556242, 7 x 10, pb, 224 pgs, Retail $19.95

2020 Independent Publisher of the Year Zach's Quest: A Tale for Christmas by Matt & Melanie Dragovits, ISBN 9781951556280, 11 x 8.5, HC, Retail $16.95

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This beautifully illustrated children's fantasy book reinforces important family values while using heartwarming Christmas characters to remind children of the real "Reason for the Season."

I never intended to become a professional gorilla. It happened by accident, like the story of the starving artist whose cat spilled paint on his blank canvas. A wealthy man happens by and proclaims the artist a geniushis paintings begin to sell and he goes on to become a world-famous artist. To a much lesser degree, this is what happened to me. Only my fame would be slower to arrive, and my canvas would be a $35,000 gorilla costume.

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Voices From The Pandemic, ISBN 9781951556433, 6 x 9, pb, 128 pgs, retail $16.95

White Skies Black Mingo by Kevin D. Miller, ISBN 9781951556501, 6 x 9, 280 pgs, pb, $19.95

New York Book Festival Award

In Ohio Country, 1854, twelve-year-old Margaret flees a terrible epidemic devastating her Ohio Seneca clan. Mentored in the ancient arts of medicine and healing at a young age, she travels to Wheeling, Virginia, in search of a new life with her mother and Shaman grandmother.

We have tried to capture voices from the Pandemic healthcare workers, educators, people who have experienced loss, writers and entertainers without audiences, and a special group, sixth graders trying to understand, why? None of these voices know what the future holds. We don't either, but we have tried to document where we are now. Purchase Here

Missing by Don Helin, ISBN 9781951556426, 6 x 9, 240 pgs, pb, Retail $19.95 High-level election officials mysteriously disappear from key presidential election swing states. A nursing home franchise in Minnesota keeps patients prisoner, chained to their beds. Former General Frederick Farmington, a populist candidate with a radical protectionist agenda, inexplicably soars in the polls. Purchase Here

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Four Bears in a Box by Dreama Denver, illustrated by Ashley Belote, ISBN 9781951556044, 8.5 x 11, hc, Retail $16.95 Gold Mom’s Choice Indie Book Award Silver Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Dreama Denver, wife of late TV icon and Gilligan's Island star Bob Denver shares for the first time an original story inspired by Bob and their son Colin, who suffers from autism. Purchase Here

The Legend of See Bird: Kiamichi by Karl L. Stewart, ISBN 9781951556198, 256 pgs, 6 x 9, pb, Retail $19.95 Honorable Mentions Paris, New York San Francisco Book Festivals Last in the Legend of See Bird trilogy, See Bird, Choctaw by birth, is caught between two worlds He sets out astride the gallant Kiamichi and together they follow a course of selfdiscovery and adventure, riding and ‘rodeoing.’ Purchase Here

The Redemption by Lauren Hudson, ISBN 9781951556167, 6 x 9, pb, 312 pages, Retail $18.95 Winner Hollywood Book Festival Runner Up Paris Book Festival New York Book Festival San Francisco All the tears have dried. All the words have been spoken. All the feelings have gone numb. The Anchor kids are left to pick up the pieces of their broken family. Third and final installment of Award Winning The Ascension Series. Purchase Here

Last Letter to Gettysburg by Jan Thornton Jones, ISBN 9781951556440, 32 pages,5.5 x 8.5, pb, $12.95 Letters from a father to his family during the Civil War. An engaging story about a young boy’s discovery of how his family’s experience is woven into the fabric of American history.

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Praise Petals by Lisa A. McCombs, ISBN 9781951556297, 6 x 9, 144 pgs, pb, Retail $16.95 Honorable Mentions Paris, New York Book Festivals High School sophomore, Rose Hicks, tolerates her limited social life as long as her sidekick, Jay Allen, is by her side, but when Jay leaves, Rose is forced to survive school year at the mercy of bully GODZILLY JENKINS. Recruited as a member of an all-girl praise team, Rose realizes even the most popular girls have problems and mean girls need love too. Purchase Here

The Vast Venus Conspiracy by Dr. Raymond A. Keller, ISBN 9781951556211, 144 pgs, 8.5 x 11, pb, Retail $24.95 New York Book Festival Honorable Mention The Vast Venus Conspiracy is the fourth thrilling book in mythologist, magic realist, and UFO researcher, Dr. Raymond A. Keller's internationally-acclaimed and award-winning Venus Rising series. Purchase Here

Lady Columba Venus Revelations: Book V in the Venus Rising series, by Dr. Raymond A. Keller, ISBN 9781951556310, 160 pages, 8.5 x 11, pb, Retail $24.95 As told to the prominent mythologist, magic realist and UFO researcher, Dr. Raymond A. Keller, a.k.a. "Cosmic Ray," by the 1950s and 1960s Southern California artist, contactee, and social activist, Annabell Krebs, Lady Columba Venus Revelations is the fifth volume in the award-winning Venus Rising series. Purchase Here

Can You Get Our Attention? By Kraig Kann, ISBN 9781951556518, 7 x 10, Retail $19.95

You Sound Amazing by Jeffrey Weber, ISBN 9781951556228, 264 pages, 6 x 9, hc, $29.95

As former lead anchor and studio host for NBC Sports' Golf Channel, Kraig Kann achieved a lifelong dream. He then progressed to Chief Communications Officer for the LPGA and today is a requested speaker, branding consultant, presentation coach and successful entrepreneur; mastering his own brand and empowering others to do the same.

The music industry is filled with dreams, bravado, exuberance, judgment, inflated egos, self-doubt, fear and self-loathing. Throw in passion, drive and commitment, and the result is a group of individuals whose love for music knows no bounds. Oh, yes, don't forget disappointment, disillusionment, broken dreams, broken promises, and being broke, most, if not all the time.

Pre-order Here Writer Wellness: A Writer's Path to Health and Creativity by Joy E. Held, ISBN 9781951556051, 7 x 10, pb, 128 pgs, Retail $16.95 New York Book Festival Award Wellness is an overall approach to maintaining good physical, mental, and emotional health. Writer Wellness provides anyone with a developmental guide to achieving and perpetuating good health and creativity. Purchase Here

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The Tip of the Tale by Suzanne Alexander, illustrated by Ashley Teets, ISBN 9781951556396, 8.5 x 11, 32 pages, pb, retail $14.95 The Tip of the Tale is a beautifully illustrated story of a fox hunting for a chicken dinner at the local farms. Rebuffed by barn cats at every stop, the wily fox decides to share the cat's bowl of milk and gets a surprise from the quickfooted cat!

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Willie: A Super Friend by Barry Kienzle, illustrated by Devika Joglekar, ISBN 9781951556495, 32 pages, 7 x 10, hc, Retail $16.95

No Monsters Here by Vard Freer, illustrated by Ashley Belote, ISBN 9781951556129, 8.5 x 11, 32 pages, Retail 13.95

Willie has suffered from cerebral his entire life. When he was young he was challenged with being accepted by other children as their equal because they either didn't understand his disability or were afraid he would get hurt playing with them. He learned to cope, mostly by showing them in many ways he was their equal on the playground.

Hollywood Book Festival Award

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We are all afraid of whatand whomwe don't know. When a little boy is afraid of monsters, his father keeps soothing his fears. But, a little monster boy is also afraid...of people! They both learn a valuable lessonthat once we learn about thingsand about otherswe are no longer afraid! Purchase Here

ZAP! The Story of Electricity by David Ritchey, ISBN 9781951556099 5.5 x 8.5, 112 pages, pb, Retail $12.95 The earliest humans were introduced to electricity by way of lightning strikes, which occur worldwide about 100 times per second. From lightning, they got fire, and the control of fire proved to be a turning point in the cultural aspects of human evolution.

Different people have different levels of curiosity. Some people are generally curious (about anything and everything), some are personally curious (about things that pertain specifically to themselves), and some are incurious (just taking things as they come without thinking much about them). This book, which is composed of general-purpose “how” questions and their answers, is written primarily for those who are insatiably curious.

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Fabulous Felines by David Richey, ISBN 9781951556488, 64 pgs 5.5 x 8.5 Retail $12.95 In the United States, 47.1 million households own a total of 94.2 million cats. In a 2017 survey, almost half the respondents identified themselves as “dog people,” but just 12% said they were “cat people.” Relative to dog people, cat people are less extroverted, more openminded and sensitive, more anxious, and more intelligent. Purchase Here

What Everyone Should Know About Cults by David Ritchey, ISBN 9781951556471, 5.5 x 8.5, 208 pgs, RetaIl $16.95 Cults are generally secretive, so most people know very little about them. Those people are, therefore, potential victims of cults' blandishments, manipulations, and deceits. Cults, however, have many characteristics in common with one another, as do cult leaders and cult followers.

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Smitten with Shellfish ISBN 9781951556259, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, 112 pages, Retail $12.95

Sagacious Sayings ISBN 9781951556341, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, 112 pgs, Retail $12.95

Winner New York Book Festival

"Sayings," more precisely spoken of as "adages," are concise, memorable expressions that communicate an important truth derived from experience, custom, or both, and that many people consider true and credible because of their long existence. Most adages are likely to be metaphorical rather than literal, having hidden meanings.

Shellfish play an important role in the world economy and in the human diet. This book covers their characteristics, their harvesting and farming, their preparation and eating, and their conservation status.

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A Frog's Life ISBN 9781951556174, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, 88 pages, Retail $12.95

Dig This! Moving the Earth One Bit at a Time ISBN 9781951556204, 5.5 x 8.5, pb Retail $12.95

Amphibians, including frogs, are said to be bellwethers of broader ecosystem health. More than one-third of frog species are considered to be threatened with extinction, and more than 120 species are believed to have become extinct since the 1980s. And then there's Kermit ‌

Humans have been moving earth around for a long time--since well before the beginning of recorded history. This is a brief history - from the Great Pyramid of Khufu, Great Wall of China, Panama Canal to the Kola Superdeep Borehole.

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Unlikely Heroes of All Sorts 5.5 x 8.5, 96 pages, pb, ISBN 9781951556181, Retail $12.95 Paris Book Festival Honorable Mention Most animals lack the intelligence and intentionality necessary to qualify as heroes, but there are some, including chimpanzees, gorillas, dolphins, whales, dogs, cats, elephants, pigs, horses, and parrots, who have filled that role and whose stories are most Interesting.

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The Book of Noteworthy 'Why' Questions ISBN 9781951556136, 5.5 x8.5, 136 pgs, pb, Retail $14.95 Different people have different levels of curiosity. Some people are generally curious (about anything and everything). This book, which is comprised of generalinterest "why" questions and their answers, is written primarily for those who are insatiably Curious.

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Dirty Words: A Compendium of the Vulgar, the Profane, and the Obscene ISBN 9781951556235, 80 pgs, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, Retail $12.95 Historically, the use of dirty words has ebbed and flowed with the eras, but during the 1960s, the floodgates holding back a deluge of offensive words opened wide. This was the era of the Vietnam War, sexual liberation, and the Hippies. These days, the use of dirty words seems to be o the increase. The more we hear them, the less offensive they seem, and hence the more likely we are to use them. Purchase Here

Rising to the Challenge of Space Flight ISBN 9781951556075, 5.5 x 8.5, 112 pages, pb, Retail $12.95 History of space flight from 5th century BC to plans for interstellar exploration.

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Gracie’s Guide: Special Friends Learn About Recycling by Angie Wilson, 7 x 10, 32 pgs, ISBN 9781951556143, $6.95

Gracie and her friends learn about recycling and also learn a valuable lesson about looking for the good in the people around them. Purchase Here

Gracie's Guide: Be Kind by Angie Wilson, ISBN 9781951556334, 32 pages, 7 x 10, pb, Retail $5.95

Gracie and her friends learn that words can be harmful when students in the lunchroom make fun of her friend. The teacher gives them an assignment with a partner to say a kind word about each other and shows them how to help their neighbors and friends. Purchase Here

Gracie's Guide to Fire Safety by Angie Wilson, illustrated by Ashley Teets, ISBN 9781951556143, 7 x 10, 32 pages, pb, Retail $5.95

Fire Safety becomes important to Gracie and her friends after a trip with fireman to a test house to learn how to react when there is a fire! They thought they knew the rules, but were surprised with their reactions to fire danger.

Gracie’s Guides — an awardwinning series to

Help kids understand and know how to cope with difficult situations. endorsed by SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)

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Moncove Lake State Park Activity Book, ISBN 9781951556112, 8.5 x 11, 32 pages, pb, Retail $4.95 The Moncove Lake area was established in 1960, following the damming of Devil Creek in eastern Monroe County. The lake was built as part of the Moncove Lake Hunting and Fishing Area. In 1991, 250 acres were set aside as a state park. The park is a popular destination for outdoor social gatherings, quiet strolls, camping, and water recreation. Purchase Here

Summersville Lake Lighthouse Activity Book, ISBN 9781951556105, 8.5 x 11, pb, 32 pages, Retail $4.95 Fun, Games… and a West Virginia lighthouse an amazing feat of recycling! The Summersville Lake Lighthouse is a recycled wind tower damaged in the construction of the wind towers on Beech Ridge in Greenbrier County.

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Chicks And the City by Matt Browning, illustrated by Ashley Belote, ISBN 9781951556037, 8.5 x 11, hc, Retail $16.95

The Christmas Feast: A Fishy Tale by Diana Pishner Walker, ISBN 9781951556372, 32 pages, pb, 7 x 10, Retail $13.95

New York Book Festival Honorable Mention

Runner Up Best Children’s Book New York and Hollywood Book Festivals

From his humble beginnings on the farm, Chicken Stu is poised to become the official spokes-chicken for Urban Agriculture.

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Diana Pishner Walker, tells the story behind the traditional Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes celebrated on Christmas Eve by Italian families around the world. Included are a few traditional fish recipes for the celebration! Purchase Here

The Adventures of Wandala by Daniel Boyd, illustrated by Hector Mexia, ISBN 9781951556266, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, 40 pgs, Retail $12.95 After a cataclysmic earthquake breaks Wandala's world apart -- a world of five different, fighting cultures -she dreams of bringing her world back together in peace, and sets out on a quest to accomplish this impossible feat against great odds.

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I Would Love You Even If You Burned the Christmas Turkey by Bucleigh Newton Kernodle, illustrated by Ashley Belote, ISBN 9781951556402, 8.5 x 11, HC, Retail $16.95 Third in the I Would Love You Even If series, the Christmas turkey doesn't fare too well in this story! Gramma burns the turkey and it brings back a holiday memory she shares with her grandchildren about the Pickle family and the Christmas tree. Purchase Here

Bag Boy and Sweet Slob by Dave Shelton, illustrated by Richard Peter David, ISBN 9781951556464, 5.5 x 8.5, 40 pgs Retail $12.95

Kindergarten Kapers: The Sabrina Series by Sabrina Runyon, ISBN 9781951556327, 5 x 7, 32 pages, Retail $12.95

Having a "hobby that helps people" is an inspiring ideal for kids today, (or for any age)! Growing up in these times cannot be easy, so this book is like a blueprint for at least one small solution.

Sabrina goes to school and the first day turned into an unexpected adventure! She quickly learns the value of a good friend and the problems with not so good friends. Her haven is the school library where she can read as many books as she wants!

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Coming 2021 Lean & Luscious Kids Edition by Millie Snyder, ISBN 9781951556303, 6 x 9, 32 pgs, pb, Retail $12.95 Amid Rage by Joel Burcat, ISBN 9781951556457, 6 x 9. 368 pages, $19.95

Adirondack Colors & Activities by Shannon Bennett Campbell, ISBN 9781951556273, 8.5 x 11, 32 pages, pb, Retail $4.95

Gilligan's Dreams: The Other Side of the Island by Dreama Denver, ISBN 9781951556532, 6 x 9, pb 232 pgs, Retail $19.95

Join us for fun and educational video presentations during the stressful times our country is going through. Staying at home can be challenging for some, so take a time out and meet our award-winning authors, close up and at home! You will meet award-winning authors of children's books, thrillers, mysteries, self-help, paranormal subjects and more. We have interviewed movie stars, New York Times bestselling authors, famous musicians, and celebrated authors from around the globe! You will also have an opportunity to purchase an autographed book if you wish, and watch the author personalize it to you or your child. See the complete author schedule here https://zoomintobooks.com/

The Adventures of Rose & Miss Honey Bee by Cynthia Dobbins, ISBN 9781951556068, Retail $13.95 8.5 x 8.5, 32 pages Rose and her friend, Miss Honey, have an adventure learning about the life of a honeybee. This is an excellent early reader and will encourage family discussion and further research.

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If I Were a Pony by Leonard I. Eckhaus, Illustrated by Stacy Hummel, ISBN 9781951556419, 7 x 10, 32 pages, HC, $16.95 Gold Mom’s Choice Award A beautiful story of enduring friendship makes this early reader a captivating book for families to share. Purchase Here

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2020 Releases from Headline Books!  

See all the new 2020 books released by Headline Books, 2020 Independent Publisher of the Year! Children's Books, Self-Help and Non-Fiction,...

2020 Releases from Headline Books!  

See all the new 2020 books released by Headline Books, 2020 Independent Publisher of the Year! Children's Books, Self-Help and Non-Fiction,...