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Faithful Servants by Marc Curtis Little, ISBN 9780578447957, 6 x 9, 336 pages, pb, Retail $15.00 Talented high school basketball star Nehemiah Garvey and his nationally celebrated coach Mickey Marcus team up to save a city threatened by racial tension and violence. This novel unpacks during the turbulent events of the '60s, using Newark, New Jersey as a window into the demographics of America's urban areas. Celtic Knot by Ann Shortell, ISBN-13: 9781525520907 hc,ISBN-10: 978-1525520914 pb, 6 x 9, 336 pages, Retail pb $19.60, hc $26.99 "Shortell constructs her gripping historical novel on the bones of an actual incident: the murder of Thomas D'Arcy McGee, a staunch supporter of Canadian nationhood… the story is told with brio by 15-year-old Clara Swift… vividly conveys the atmosphere surrounding the murder… a lively and fascinating story..." --Publishers Weekly The Dirt Girl by Jodi Dee, ISBN 9780998527703, 11 x 8.5, 38 pages, hc, Retail $18.99 "A must have for all children!", "Spectacular!" "Timeless" NEW RELEASE. When Zafera goes to school for the first time, all the children laugh and tease. But Zafera does not understand, so she just smiles. A beautiful story about shining bright because our differences are our greatest gifts. Visit The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Conscious Living by Lorie Givens, ISBN 978-17326890-0-8, 5.5" x .5" x 8.5", 190 pages, pb, Retail $14.99, ALA Member Show Price: $9.99 A refreshingly honest read that strips away the habits, excuses, and explanations we use to get through things by exposing how they prevent us from doing just that. It's self-help with a warm conversational feel that'll get you thinking about your relationships with others by rethinking the one with yourself.

ALA 2019 Featured Authors and Books Headline Books Booth 957 Surviving McCoy by E. K. McCoy, ISBN: 9781979502771, 206 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, Retail $9.95 “Growing up, we played and fought like boys, but we held grudges and sought revenge like girls. Our grandfather Poppy gave us the nickname The McCoy Boys.” A series of short stories focusing on the trials, tribulations and fun of growing up with siblings and discovering the importance of family. A Fistful of Honey by Malena K. Crawford, ISBN: 9780996638432, 282 pages, Transformation Press, Retail $14.99 When an unexpected fall from grace unlocks her superpowers, a young African-American mother must race against time and a shadowy force called the Shetani to save her child, herself and humanity. She'll need to face her past and awaken gifts bestowed to her lifetimes ago-but first she must make it through her initiation alive. Fostering Marcel…the bond between human and animal by Vernita Leins & Josie, ISBN 978-1-63381-156-0, 7 x 9, pb, 66 pages, Retail $19.95 Although Mom and the cat, Marcel, instantly bond, Josie the Lab, is jealous. In time they become friends. When Mom rehomes Marcel, she is devastated. Many thought provoking ideas inspire the reader to ponder the human/animal bond, the gift of nature, and the human condition. Included: additional resources about cats. Visit

My Journey to Ephphatha: Discovering Ways God Guides Us to Our Purpose by Bonnie JeaneMarie, ISBN 9781545346099, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, 293 pages, Retail $17.99 Bonnie shares her true story of surviving a near death experience at an early age, her spiritual foundation, and being reminded God had a plan for her. Not knowing that a mysterious girl who lived in a world of silence wanted to befriend her was part of God's plan-Bonnie opened the door. This is an inspiring journey of faith, trust, joy, grief, and courage. Visit

The Dodo Knight by Michelle Rene, ISBN: 1944354441, 134 pages, pb, 5.5 x 8.5, Price for Conference: $8.00 Alice Liddell was the muse for Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Before the book was published, a mysterious rift opened between Carroll and the Liddell family. An elderly Alice transports you back to Victorian England to tell the story of her dear Dodo and the book they created together. Visit

The Hunger Saint by Olivia Kate Cerrone, ISBN 9781599541068, 5.5 x 8.5, 120 pgs, pb, Retail $12.00 The Hunger Saint is a story of hope and survival set in post-WWII Italy. This historical novella follows Ntoni, a young boy forced to labor in Sicily's sulfur mines after his father's death. Faced with lifethreatening conditions, Ntoni must choose between escaping the mines or abandoning the family he supports. Visit I Would Not Step Back by Hilary Pedersen, Phil Lamason, Associated Writers, ISBN-13: 978-1911255390, 6 x 9, 271 pages, Retail $20.00 In 1944 young R.A.F Squadron Leader Phil Lamason was caught up in an illegal internment in Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Germany. At just 26 years of age he defended and sought the release of 168 Allied Airmen to be recognized as P.O W's. His brave narrative is a lesson in survival. Visit

Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity's Most Transformational Process, Jen Townsend, ISBN 9780764353383, Publisher - Schiffer, 9 x 12, 456 pages, hc, Retail $80, Show Special $54 Featuring exquisite photos of 800 contemporary and historic works, this first-of-its-kind book reveals how the process of casting―forming material into a mold―has transformed our world through its history and omnipresence. This is an essential resource for artists, craftspeople, designers, historians, and everyone interested in the objects that populate our world. Visit Value Trap: Theory of Universal Valuation, by Brian Nelson, CFA, ISBN13: 978-0998038490, 350 pages, 6 x 9, Retail $13.99 Index and quantitative investors have been free-riding for years, but price-agnostic trading may have reached the tipping point. Brian Nelson, former Director of Methodology at Morningstar and President at Valuentum, explains how enterprise valuation forms the Theory of Universal Valuation and how it may save you from the next crisis. Visit

Sagahawk by the Sea, A Love story Changes History by John Bronzo, Archway Publishing, ISBN 978-14808-5255-6, 262 pages, Retail $16.99 In this coming of age family saga, a teenager searches through time for such a chance with the help of his girlfriend. Engaged in a mysterious quest for truth, they struggle to have their warning be believed in the face of impending doom. Visit

To Make Riders Faster by Anna Dopico, ISBN 978-1-7750527-0-8, 9” x 9”, 256 pages, hc, Retail $69.95 CDN To Make Riders Faster by Anna Dopico is an inspirational tale of two entrepreneurs who took Cervélo Cycles from a school project to victory in the Tour de France, the Olympics and Ironman, building the most sought-after brand in less than a decade. The story takes you on a wild ride of success and setback culminating with the sale of their company Visit

The Truth The Biggest CoverUp in History by Robert Barry, ISBN is 9781999312909, pb, 5 x 8, 334 pages, Retail $15.99 A story about Jesus Christ and his creation of the true Holy Grail, a gate allowing our passage home. Jesus put the instructions of how to invoke the power of the Holy Grail in the prayer he gave to the people The Our Father. Visit KATE IN THE LAND OF MYTHS AND WONDERS by JPH Tan, ISBN : 978-9811181221, 5" x 8", 222 pgs, Paperback, $9.99 An inspirational story about magic, wonders and faith. Fifteen-year-old Kate embarks on a voyage of selfdiscovery after being whisked to a distant land following a flood. She encounters mythical creatures that come to life and a devilish queen who is about to doom the entire world with her vicious plans. Visit THE WONDER OF WATER: Fascinating Facts About Life's Sustaining Liquid by Tom Hamel, ISBN: 978-1-59298-639-2, 11" X 8.5", 112 pages, hc, Retail $32.95 Water is a wonder. It provides various environments for aquatic creatures; produces power; and offers plentiful opportunities for human life, work and pleasure. The Wonder of Water presents beautiful photography, fascinating facts, and original poetry to illustrate the ways this important resource manifests itself physically and culturally in our world. Visit The Same River by Lisa Reddick, ISBN 978-1631524837, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, 256 pages, She Writes Press, Retail $16.95 A magical story that spans 200 years of time; Jess, at 14 loses her little sister in the river, and now fights for the survival of the wild Nesika, while Piah, a Native American woman, embodies the recovery of wildness and power of the river that connects them both. Visit

Blood Moon Redemption by Judy DuCharme, ISBN: 1620208229, 6 x 9, 288 pages, Ambassador International (division of Emerald House Group), Retail $15.99 When the Jews were expelled from Spain and traveled with Columbus, only a tassel from a prayer shawl remained with them to signify their faith. That tassel, handed down, stolen, and hidden, became a marker of God's protection and now is the focus of a terrorist scheme and a young woman's destiny. Visit

ALA 2019 Featured Authors & Books Headline Books Booth 957 You Are a Heroine: A Retelling of the Hero's Journey by Susanna Liller awakens the heroine in “ordinary” women. The journey is a framework for how they evolve. It invites women to see their lives through the lens of the journey steps and ultimately, to become herself. 5.5”x 8.5, Pages 154, pb 978-1-945847-07-3 | $14.99 Visit Home on the Rockin' R Ranch by Connie Perez, ISBN 978-0-69218863-7, 9.5 x 12, 24 pages, Rocking R Books, hc, Retail $15.00 Grab your

boots and spurs and don't forget your cowboy hat, in this glimpse of ranch life through colorful illustrations and western adventures. Learn the day-to-day activities of life over the course of a year on a working cattle ranch in northeastern New Mexico. Visit Ghost Writer (A Story About Telling a Holocaust Story) by Beth Benedix, ISBN 978-1-947980-01-3, 6 x 9, pb, Retail $18.00 Ghost Writer tells the story of the relationship Benedix developed with Holocaust survivor, Joe Koenig, when she was commissioned to write his story. At its heart, Ghost Writer facilitates a conversation about active listening, empathy and letting go of stubborn biases. Visit Buried Rivers by Ellen Korman Mains, pb, ISBN 9781641840170, 6 x 9, 320 pages, Retail $18.99 When the author became a Buddhist, it nearly tore her family apart. Decades later, Holocaust spirits asking, “How can you still believe in basic goodness?” sent her to Poland for answers. Beyond recovering her family's history, this intimate memoir explores family loyalties, religious boundaries and the invisible blessings of ancestors. Visit Fly Possum Fly by Grant Maloy Smith, ISBN 9781946664341, 8.5 x 8.5, 32 pages, pb, Retail $13.95 Headline Books Possums to the rescue! A sick reindeer can’t finish the Christmas Eve deliveries with Santa so possums step up to save the day. Fly Possum Fly is singer/songwriter Grant Maloy Smith’s first children’s book. Visit

Jun Anzu by Sara Madden, ISBN: 978-1-5246-7443-4, 8.5 x 11, pb, 38 Pages, Retail $20.99 “Jun Anzu is very small, but she feels large inside. One day she decides to take matters into her own hands and not grow physically, but grow so large on the inside that her classmates notice she's finally there. Jun Anzu reminds us that our outer size doesn't matter, but how large we feel on the inside.” Visit www.saramaddenbo

Too by Sara Madden, ISBN: 978-1-5462-39406, 8.5 x 11, pb, 24 Pages, Retail $20.99 Book Description: "There's no such thing as Too much love. Follow friends, couples, families, and a community as they celebrate Love at Central Park.” Visit Shortcuts by E. V. Stephens, hc, ISBN: 978-1-64350-607-4, pb, ISBN: 978-1-64350-605-0, 6 x 9, 312 pages, retail $17.95 pb $30.95 hc, Page Publishing, Inc. Shortcuts: A Valerie Benchik Novel is E.V. Stephens's second installment in the series following the indomitable Bedford detective. When Val's past returns to haunt her, she works to clear her name and stop a killer, while also fighting to heal her broken relationships with her sister, and her best friend. Visit Living Large in Small Spaces: The Cottages of Lake Worth by Dean Sherwin (writer) Janice Snearer (producer) and Taylor Jones (photographer), Hardback ISBN: 978-09969630-2-2, Paperback ISBN: 978-0-99696300-8, 9 x 9 inches, 232 pages, HC $32.95, PB $19.95 The Cottages of Lake Worth Book explores how a swath of small houses built near the beach in the 1920s and 1930s survived to form a vibrant community that flourishes to this day. Visit

Charley's Horse by Judith Shaw, ISBN 978-1-5439-2212-7, 5.5 x 8.5, 323 pages, pb, Laughing Dog Press, Retail price $13.99 A horse-crazy girl goes to riding camp without ever having sat on a horse. Riding lessons scare her spitless, and bullies make her life a misery. Will she survive eight weeks of horse camp hell and finally learn to ride? Does she even want to? Contact Two Skies Before Night, by Robert Gryn, ISBN 978-1-942392-08-8, 5 X 8, 347 pages, Publisher: Self-published, Retail $14.95 In Two Skies Before Night, two detectives, one from decaying Below and one from heavenly Above, search for a murderer across a city of cosmic refugees, where everything is possible except that no one can write a single word, and losing your soul is the everyday price of a bullet. Visit Ellie and Her Emotional Dragons by Joseph Goodrich, ISBN: 978-1732855304, 8.5 x 11, Pages: 34, Hardcover: 19.99, Apple Book: 9.99 Ellie and Her Emotional Dragons presents delightful characters whose loving approach to emotional intelligence will teach kids empathy, help them understand their own feelings, and provide them with strategies to get through difficult moments. Visit Parents Under Pressure by Karen Zilberstein, ISBN: 978-1-945473-19-1, 239 pgs, pb, 9 x 6. Retail $20 – Through unforgettable portraits of six families contending with poverty, racism, illness, trauma, and disability, Parents Under Pressure offers a panoramic view of how American parenting ideals and public support systems have evolved to expect parents to do so much with so little.

Award winning author, Angie Wilson, is a veteran elementary school reading teacher. She is the creator of three children's book series, Appalachian Heritage Books, Gracie’s Guides, and Gracie's Mysteries Series.-- Headline Books Illustrated by Ashley Belote Gracie’s Guides are endorsed by Students Against Destructive Decisions


Taking God to Work: The Keys to Ultimate Success by David L. Winters, ISBN 978-0-99-77747-71, 6 x 9, 278 Pages, hc, $24.99 What if you could find joy and fulfillment in your current job? By understanding and embracing the divine plan for work, you can use your career to love God's creation. By serving others and following Biblical wisdom, find new heights of success both spiritually and physically in this present world. Visit

TREE DREAMS by Kristin Kaye, ISBN-13: 978-1943006465, pb, 208 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, SparkPress, Retail $16.95 In the often-violent battle between loggers and environmentalists that plagues seventeen-year-old Jade's hometown in Northern California, she must decide whose side she's on. When choosing sides only makes matters worse, Jade turns to the ancient redwoods themselves and the thread-thin web that connects us all. Visit Designing International Partnership Programs by Andrea Stumpf, ISBN 978-1-7323975-0-7, 8.5 x 11, 255 pages, pb, Retail $78 How do international partners collaborate? How do governing bodies, secretariats, trust funds, and supporting entities interrelate? With a unique focus on structure and design, an easyto-access layout, easy-tounderstand presentation, lots of diagrams and cats, this how-to guide empowers partners. Stability and flexibility like rock, like water for better international partnerships. Visit

Permission to Roar by Marni Freedman, ISBN 978-09974413-8-3, pb, 5.5 x 8.5, 356 pages, Retail $14.95 MCM Publishing By learning to harness your inner brilliance and organize your ideas, you can write that magic-filled book that can change your corner of the world. Permission to Roar is part inspiration, part practical, hands-on tools, and part kick-ass knowledge. Marni has a clear call to action: Yes YOU, yes NOW. Visit

The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times by Lois Farfel Stark, ISBN-13: 978-1626344716, hc, 205 pages, Greenleaf Book Group Press, Retail $27.95 In something as simple as shape, you can read the past and glimpse the future. Through time, cultures shifted from stone circles and round huts to linear pyramids and skyscrapers to today's interconnected networks. Shape is a key, hiding in plain sight, showing human evolution from migratory to modern times. Visit TO THE STARS THROUGH DIFFICULTIES by Romalyn Tighman, ISBN-13: 978-1631522338, pb, 320 pages, Retail $16.95 She Writes Press Andrew Carnegie funded fifty-nine libraries in Kansas in the early 20th century; frontier women organized waffle suppers, bake sales, and women's baseball games to buy books. A century later, when Prairie Hill is destroyed by a tornado, an old journal inspires the quilting guild to fundraise for a new library. Visit

Do Not Ask by Elaine Williams Crockett, ISBN: 978-154391-043-8, 5 1/2 x 8 ½, 327 pages, pb, Retail $17.95 The President's beautiful twin daughters disappear from a mysterious country estate. Visit

Pickles the Dog by Kat Socks, Hardcover: 32 pages, ISBN-13: 978-1732244818, 8 x 10, Retail $16.99 Pickles the Dog was inspired by a real dog. Pickles is adopted by a family that lives on a farm. Pickles has never been to a farm and gets into some trouble. Luckily a young girl doesn't give up on Pickles and teaches her to be safe on the farm. Visit

The ABCs of Yoga for Kids Around the World by Teresa Power, ISBN 978-0-9822587-8-1, 8 1/2 x 11, Pages 32, hc, Retail Price: $22.95

The Healing Doll Way: A Guided Process Creating Art Dolls for SelfDiscovery, Awareness and Transformation by Barb Kobe, ISBN 978-0-9862618-0-0, 8-1/2 x 11, 240 pgs, pb, Retail $29.95

This beautiful illustrated book uses the alphabet, charming rhymes, and kidfriendly facts to introduce children to yoga while teaching them more about different areas of the world (including how to say "hello" in the language of each country). Visit

Barb Kobe guides you through an insightful and emotional journey of creating art and healing dolls. This creative process serves to awaken lost stories, soothe inner wounds, and bring about healing and transformation. Visit

Urbantasm by Connor Coyne, ISBN: 978-0-9899202-3-0, 6 x 9, 450 pgs, pb, Retail $16.00

Selling Through Your Heart by Shirlene Reeves, ISBN: 978-19443359-5-3, hc, 6 x 9, 367 pages, Retail $29.95

Urbantasm is a magical teen noir serial novel inspired by the author's hometown experiences of Flint, Michigan. John Bridge, 13, plots to become a player at his school, but when he steals a pair of strange sunglasses it drops him into a gang war overwhelming his once-great Rust Belt town. Visit

Start a new business, boost sales, generate a loftier income, and create a massive impact. With Selling Through Your heart as your guide you'll beat the market competition, sales quotas, and overcome the anxiety of building a business that generates a million-dollar income. In this book, Dr. Shirlene Reeves, sales coach, and builder of multi-million-dollar businesses provide her long-sought-after success secrets. Visit

Lost in the Reflecting Pool: a memoir by Diane Pomerantz, ISBN: 978-1631522680, 5.5 x 8.5, pb, 320 pages. A psychological memoir by a highly trained child psychologist who falls in love with a brilliant and charming psychiatrist. Choosing to ignore all the red flags of narcissism that she's been trained to recognize will later come back to haunt her. “This gem of a book stands out from the pack."(Publishers Weekly) Visit

Natchez by William Bradley, ISBN: 13:978-0-692-16984-1, 10.5 x 11, 368 pages, hc, Retail: $60

Heroines of Avalon by Ayn Cates Sullivan, ISBN 978-1947925045, 6 x 9, hc, 258 pages, Retail $26.95 Heroines of Avalon weaves stories of British Goddesses and Heroines into a feminine, melodic assembly. These were the ones with magical powers that created whole peoples, and brought forth light. But they were undermined, even attacked by powerful figures and forces… Yet they rose, even when it required great sacrifice. Visit

Natchez is known for its abundance of architecturally significant houses, its opulent interiors, and the hospitality of its citizens. Sitting high atop the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, Natchez is older than New Orleans and as charming as Charleston. Anyone who has ever been will tell you, “this is where Southern hospitality was born.” Contact Late Harvest Green by Lois Requist, ISBN 978-0-9703737-8-6, 8 x 5.25, 301 pages, pb, Retail $12.95 Late Harvest Green by Lois Requist is the quiet, heartfelt story of life in a small town in Idaho over several generations of a farm family. It is an American story, a tale of open spaces, of men and women as rooted in the land, and as nourished by it, as the crops they grow. But war reaches them, and changes come, even in their peaceful valley. Visit

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The Art of Enchantment (Book 1 in the Life is a Journey series) by MaryAnn Clarke, ISBN-13: 978-0994950765, West Wind Books, 5.5” x 8.5”, pb, Retail $11.99 The Art of Enchantment is a beautifully written, evocative romantic women's fiction tale of art, history and passion set in romantic Tuscany, about having the courage to answer the call of your true nature and finding family and home where you truly belong. Visit Waking Up Safer? An Anesthesiologist's Record by Berend Mets, ISBN 97878132-749-4 - pb, 210 X 148 mm, 16 illustrations, 270 pages, Retail $16.99 SilverWood Books, Bristol, England Tapping parallels between aviation and Anesthesia, this book tells the stories of the many protagonists responsible for the transformation of anesthesiology from the humble etherization of 1846 to the sophisticated (and safe) practice of today; using an autobiographical lens of the author's own practice, starting in South Africa, progressing to England, and culminating in America - as a Professor of Anesthesiology. Visit

The Cheesehead Devotional: Hall of Fame Edition by Judy DuCharme, ISBN 978-1946016331, pb, 188 pages, SonRise Devotionals, 5.5 x 8.5, Retail $7.99 Walk with Judy DuCharme and Packer greats down the road of adventure, honor, and faith. Maybe you've attended the games, listened to them on the radio, or watched them on TV. Maybe you're reading about the Packers for the first time. Either way, these stories will challenge and encourage you to strive for greatness. Judy connects each player, each glorious victory, and each devastating loss to eternal truths and principles for purposeful living. Visit Next Generation Indie Book Awards® We are proud to be the largest international awards program for independent publishers. Why should you enter the Next Generation Indie Book Awards? Open to independent authors and publishers worldwide Enter books with a 2018, 2019 or 2020 copyright date Over 70 categories to choose from Cash prizes and fabulous awards Exposure of top 70 books to leading New York literary agent An invitation to attend the Gala awards reception held at a world famous landmark location Earn recognition and receive other benefits from having an award-winning book

Call For Entries Entries are now being accepted for the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, the most exciting and rewarding book awards program open to independent publishers and authors worldwide who have a book written in English and released in 2018, 2019 or 2020 or with a 2018, 2019 or 2020 copyright date. The Next Generation Indie Book Awards is presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group ( With over 70 categories to choose from, enter by February 14, 2020 (all books must be received in our offices by February 14, 2020) to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to have your book considered for cash prizes, awards, exposure, possible representation by a leading literary agent, and recognition as one of the top independently published books of the year!

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Indie Book Award Featured Authors and Books ALA 2019 - hosted by Headline Books Booth 957  

Authors from around the world come together to celebrate the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Award Winners & Finalists at their grand recept...

Indie Book Award Featured Authors and Books ALA 2019 - hosted by Headline Books Booth 957  

Authors from around the world come together to celebrate the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Award Winners & Finalists at their grand recept...