News & Notes

Recent sales:

  • Storm of the Century by Willie Drye to Globe Pequot
  • Coming to Our Senses About Concussion by Elizabeth Sandel, MD., to Harvard University Press
  • Autoimmune Disease Handbook by Julius Birnbaum, MD., to Johns Hopkins University Press
  • The Secret Language of Cells by Jonathan Lieff, MD., to BenBella Books
  • How to Build Your Own Tiny House by Roger Marshall to Taunton Press
  • Horse Stories by Sharon Smith to Globe Pequot
  • Behind the Therapy Door: Simple Strategies to Transform Your Life by Randy Kamen, EdD to Central Recovery Press
  • PROPEL to Quality Healthcare: Six Steps to Improve Patient Care, Staff Engagement, and the Bottom Line by Tom Muha, PhD to Taylor & Francis Group
  • Chefs & Company: Showstopper Meals for Friends and Family by Maria Isabella to Page Street
  • Colorful Landscaping for Drought, Desert, and Dry Times by Maureen Gilmer to Sasquatch
  • The New England Catch by Martha Murphy to Globe Pequot
  • Stonewall Jackson’s Little Sorrel by Sharon Smith to Lyons
  • 21 Heroes by Samuel A. Forman to Pelican
  • Growing Vegetables in Drought, Desert and Dry Times by Maureen Gilmer to Sasquatch
  • MD’S Guide to Alternative Medicine: And How To Integrate It With The Best Of Western Medicine by Lloyd A. May, MD, with Martha Murphy, to Basic Health/Turner Publishing
  • American Quilts, Revised Edition by Robert Shaw, to Sterling
  • Yoga Nidra for Stress Relief by Julie Lusk, to New Harbinger Publications
  • Yoga Therapy by Eden Goldman, DC, Terra Gold, DOM,LAc, and Larry Payne, PhD, to Basic Health
  • For Sale-American Paradise: How Our Nation Was Sold an Impossible Dream in Florida  by Willie Drye to Globe Pequot
  • The Scarlett Letters, The Making of “Gone with the Wind” by John Wiley, Jr., to Taylor
  • Jumping the Fence: A Legacy of Race in 150 Years of Family Secrets by Maureen Gilmer to Cedar Fort Press
  • Garden Projects: 25 Easy-to-Build, Wood Projects  by Roger Marshall to Countryman/Norton
  • Greenhouse Growers’ Manual by Roger Marshall to Timber Press
  • The Creativity Cure: How to Build Happiness with Your Own Two Hands by Carrie Alton, MD., and Alton Barron, MD., to Scribner/Simon & Schuster
  • The Epidural Book: A Woman’s Guide to Anesthesia for Childbirth by Rich Siegenfeld, MD to Johns Hopkins University Press
  • A Place in the Sun by Stephen Snyder to Rizzoli
  • Lilias! Yoga: Your Guide to Enhancing Body, Mind, and Spirit in Midlife and Beyond (paperback) by Lilias Folan to Skyhorse
  • A Woman’s Guide to Pelvic Health by Beth E. Houser, MD., and Stephanie Riley Hahn, PT, to Johns Hopkins University Press
  • The Best There Ever Was:  The Story of Dan Patch by Sharon Smith to Skyhorse
  • The Smart Guide to Single Malt Scotch Whisky by Elizabeth Bell to Smart Guides
  • The Smart Guide to Understanding Your Cat by Carolyn Janik to Smart Guides
  • Dr. Joseph Warren: The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill and the Birth of American Liberty by Sam Forman to Pelican
  • Step Ahead of Autism :  What You Can Do to Ensure the Best Possible Outcome for Your Child by Anne Burnett to Sunrise River
  • The Patient in the White Coat by Rosalind Kaplan, MD, to Kaplan
  • Teenage as a Second Language:  A Parent’s Guide to Becoming Bilingual by Barbara Greenberg, PhD, and Jennifer Powell-Lunder, PsyD, to Adams Media
  • Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind:  A Bestseller’s Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood by Ellen Firsching Brown and John Wiley, Jr. to Taylor
  • World Class Marriage:  How to Create the Relationship You Always Wanted with the Partner You Already Have by Patty Howell, EdM, AGC, and Ralph Jones to Rowman & Littlefield
  • Electrified:  The Art of the Contemporary Electric Guitar by Robert Shaw to Sterling
  • The Small Budget Gardener by Maureen Gilmer to Cool Springs
  • The Official Prisoner Companion (E-book) by Matthew White and Jaffer Ali to Hachette
  • The Generosity Plan by Kathy LeMay to Beyond Words/Atria/Simon & Schuster
  • The Green Market Baking Book by Laura Martin to Sterling
  • Canadian Vegetable Gardening by Doug Green to Cool Springs
  • Tales of the Seven Seas:  The Escapades of Captain Dynamite Johnny O’Brien by Dennis M. Powers to Taylor
  • New Green Home Solutions by Stephen Snyder and Dave Bonta to Gibbs Smith
  • The New Solar Home by Stephen Snyder and Dave Bonta to Gibbs Smith
  • The Monopoly® Guide to Real Estate by Carolyn Janik to Sterling
  • Artful Watercolor by Carolyn Janik and Lou Bonamarte to Sterling
  • Palm Springs-Style Gardening by Maureen Gilmer to Sunbelt
  • Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains by Dennis M. Powers to Amacom
  • A Deadly Habit by Andrea Sisco to Tekno/Five Star
  • The Way of Tea by Aaron Fisher to Tuttle

Other news about books:

  • Dennis Power, author of Treasure Ship: The Legend and Legacy of the S.S. Brother Jonathan is featured on Mysteries at the Museum segment airing Thursday, September 28th, 7 PM on the Travel Channel.
  • Willie Drye’s For Sale-American Paradise: How Our Nation Was Sold an Impossible Dream in Florida won The Independent Publishers Silver Award for Nonfiction of the Southeast
  • Sam Forman’s Dr. Joseph Warren: The Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill and the Birth of American Liberty  won Book of the Year from the American Revolution Round Table of Philadelphia
  • Bob Shaw’s Quilts won second prize for the best cover at the Book Industry Guild of New York’s 2015 Book Show
  • Elizabeth Bell, author of The Smart Guide to Single Malt Scotch Whisky, will become a Keeper of the Quaich. This honor inducts her into an exclusive international community of people recognized for outstanding commitment to Scotch Whisky
  • A third edition (updated and expanded) of Waking the Warrior Goddess by Christine Horner, MD, was published by Basic Health
  • The agency published a Print On Demand and an ebook edition of Treasure Ship, by Dennis Powers
  • The agency published ebook editions of Sentinel of the Seas and The Raging Sea by Dennis Powers
  • The paperback edition of The Creativity Cure is now available. In hardcover, the book was selected by Book of the Month Club and featured in Parade and Allure
  • The paperback edition of The Scarlett Letters is now available and author John Wiley was recently featured in the PBS documentary about Margaret Mitchell
  • An electronic edition of Taking the Sea,  by Dennis Powers is now available
  • Japanese rights to The Scarlett Letters by Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley, Jr. have been sold to Ittosha
  • Spanish rights to The Art of War  by Donald Krause have been sold to EDAF
  • Step Ahead of Autism by Anne Burnett has been named among the best in family-friendly media, products and services by Mom’s Choice Awards
  • Green Market Baking Book by Laura Martin won the Nautilus Silver Award in the food/cooking/healthy eating category
  • Audio rights to The Art of War for Executives by Donald Krause have been sold to Bolinda and Latvian rights to The Art of War for Executives have been sold to Apgads Zvaignzne ABC through Andrew Nurnberg Associates International Ltd.

Agency News:

Jeanne Fredericks regularly attends BookExpo America. Please email Jeanne if you are interested in meeting her.

Jeanne Fredericks will be a workshop leader, judge, and panelist at the Harvard Medical School CME course in Writing, Publishing, and Social Media, April 26 to 28th 2018, as she has been for many years.

She was a panelist, too, at the James River Writers Conference in Richmond, VA, in 2008, and CAPA-U (CT Authors and Publishers Association University) in 2009 and 2010. She was also a panelist and faculty member at the Unicorn Writers Conference,  April 2012.