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The Best Gift You Can Give an Author is a Review

During this holiday season, when you're looking for the perfect gift for that author friend or family member, here's something that will fit every budget: Leave a review. There are a lot of important business-related reasons why leaving reviews is important to a book and author's success. (We will discuss these in detail in another post.) The most important part: Leave a review. For authors and books, the two most important places to leave reviews are Amazon and Goodreads. You can even post the same review in both places! Did you know: You don't have to purchase the book on...

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New Book Release: “Pious Rebel” by Jory Post

Pious Rebel

We are extremely pleased and honored to be able to announce the immediate availability of Pious Rebel by Jory Post. After her partner dies suddenly, Lisa Hardrock realizes how little she knows about the life she’s been living — and starts exploring her questions in a blog that unexpectedly goes viral. Following the sudden death of her domineering partner, Lisa Hardrock begins to discover how little she really knows about the life she’s been living for the last seven years — and the man she was living it with. As she confronts the secrets and unpaid debts her partner left...

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Join Us for the (Virtual) Book Launch Celebration for “The Found Child” by Nancy Wood

Join us for readings and live Q & A with author Nancy Wood about The Found Child (A Shelby McDougall Mystery). Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020 Time: 10:00AM Pacific Time For more information about for the event, visit our website: paperangelpress.com/found-child/launch-event. The Found Child (A Shelby McDougall Mystery) is available now in hardcover, trade paperback, and digital editions. Signed editions are also available.

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New Book Release: “The Found Child” by Nancy Wood

We are extremely pleased to be able to announce the immediate availability of The Found Child (A Shelby McDougall Mystery) by Nancy Wood. Private Investigator Shelby McDougall is out for revenge. Repeated miscarriages have caused Shelby’s marriage to disintegrate. Financial ruin lies ahead. A cheek swab sent to an online ancestry service turns up a surprise child: Shelby’s genetic offspring — found in the misty ether of the internet. The only way Shelby can hang on to her shredding sanity is to take things into her own hands and, once and for all, locate and apprehend Helen Brannon — the...

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Join Us for the (Virtual) Book Launch of “Love on Fire” by Leah RS Braun

Join us for the (virtual) book launch event for Love on Fire: Practicing Embodied Intimacy After Sexual Trauma by Leah RS Braun. Register for the event here: paperangelpress.com/love-on-fire/event Walk again with Leah RS Braun as she guides her readers through the swirling and often murky waters of recovery from sexual trauma. Love on Fire: Practicing Embodied Intimacy After Sexual Trauma is available now in hardcover, trade paperback, and digital editions. Signed editions are also available.

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New Book Release: “Grimaulkin Collected” by L. A. Jacob

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Grimaulkin Collected by L. A. Jacob. Mike LeBonte went to prison for summoning demons and using magic. At the age of 18, he is let out for good behavior. Now he’s trying to make a better life for himself. He’s trying to stay out of trouble. However, trouble finds him, because someone has summoned a demon in a local park, and he is called in to assist the police in figuring out who did it — that is, if he didn’t do it himself. At the same time, he is attempting...

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New Book Release: “Corporate Catharsis (An Anthology)”

We are extremely pleased to be able to announce the immediate availability of our long-awaited anthology Corporate Catharsis. We’ve all been there: standing behind a desk or a counter for ridiculously long hours, letting the movie of our imagination roll behind our eyes. We’re certain that you can, far too easily, find inspiration from your workplace. Magic, mayhem, revenge — and, yes, perhaps even redemption — can all be found here. Corporate Catharsis is the anthology we all need — one that can help us survive our corporate servitude with our hearts and souls intact. With stories by J Dark,...

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New Book Release: “Fruit of the Devil” by Mary Flodin

We are extremely pleased to be able to announce the immediate availability of Fruit of the Devil by Mary Flodin. Ms. Aurora Bourne would do anything to protect her students from harm … even if that means going up against the most powerful corporation on the planet. While getting her fourth grade classroom ready for Fall, Aurora begins to feel sick, and it’s more than back-to-school blues. Outside her windows next to the playground, strawberry fields have just been fumigated and pesticides are drifting into the classrooms, causing serious health issues for children and adults. When the teenage sister of...

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Nancy Wood: What is my measure of success as an author?

Wow, that’s a challenging question, and one with many answers that have shifted over time. When I first started writing, my goal was to publish commercial fiction. I started writing decades before I published anything, working on novels and short stories. Thankfully, they never saw the light of day! I attended workshops and conferences, and joined writers’ groups. I wanted to learn about the business of publishing, as well as how to improve my fiction writing skills. I read and read and read. When attending a workshop in 2006, I came up with the idea for mystery, using the themes...

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