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Books to Bookmark 2021

Publishers Newswire 2021 annual Books to Bookmark List features 11 Great Reads You’ve Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Publishers Newswire, a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual "books to bookmark" list of 11 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors across the U.S. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.
Big Balloon Drop, East Bay New Years

Professionals Guild East Bay New Year’s Eve 2021-2022 at San Ramon Marriott in California

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announces an Elegant East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, Dec. 31, 2021. Includes a live band, Top Secret Variety Dance Band, in the Bishop Ranch Grand Ballroom.
News from California Newswire

L.A.-based Persian Female Rapper Arzu Releases Tribute to Her Mother

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With more than 31,000 YouTube video views for her March debut single release, "Persian Drip," Arzu is set to drop her next single. On December 1, 2021, the female Persian rapper will release "Come Back," written as a tribute to her recently deceased mother.
Holiday Pops Spectacular 2021

Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale announce special guests David E. Talbert, Bill Rogers, and Drew Tablak at 2021 Holiday POPS...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces director David E. Talbert, voice actor Bill Rogers, and singer Drew Tablak as special guests for the "Holiday POPS Spectacular" on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. The concert will be held at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, Calif., and will include two world premieres: A musical suite from the movie "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey," and a new work for narrator and orchestra based on music from the motion picture "Elf" titled "How Buddy the Elf Saved Christmas."
Painting by Gregory Kondos, titled French Irises

Third Annual Sacramento SPCA Art Fur Paws Online Auction Opens Nov. 18

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction to benefit the Sacramento SPCA will be live at Witherell's from November 18 to December 2, 2021. Now in its third year, this two-week auction will feature artwork by many of the region's finest artists, as well as antiques, collectibles, and jewelry, all donated by Sacramento SPCA supporters.
Burn-In by Dr. Patrick Tran

Burn-In: A Doctors Guide to Finding Happiness — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases book by Dr. Patrick Tran

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Burn-In: A Doctors Guide to Finding Happiness, Avoiding Burnout and Catching FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)" (ISBN 978-19514079-0), the second book by Dr. Patrick Tran.
Book: True Joy for the Retired

True Joy for the Retired: new book reveals breakthrough in unleashing the power of appreciation, love and inclusion between generations

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paulina Kay has released a new book entitled "True Joy for the Retired, A Holistic Approach to Spreading the Love to Our Forgotten Elderly" (ISBN: 978-1773710075). It shows the young and old how to overcome: the deeply rooted Disconnection between generations; the often heartbreaking loneliness and hopelessness of the elderly; and the fear about getting older.
Entertainment in Music Association

Golden State Pops Orchestra/Friends of the GSPO create Entertainment in Music Association

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra / Friends of the GSPO nonprofit arts organization announces that they will now be doing business as the Entertainment in Music Association. The purpose of the association will be to support passion and creativity through the art and entertainment of music. This includes governing and funding the Golden State Pops Orchestra ensemble and other new projects related to music entertainment.
Rock for Human Rights band

Bullying Prevention Month 2021: Rock for Human Rights (R4HR) Says Tackling Bullying is a Matter of Life and Death

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bullying is a serious, often life-threatening issue. For Bullying Prevention Month, the Church of Scientology International shares the story of a humanitarian who found a simple way to change the culture of bullying to one of compassion. Rock for Human Rights (R4HR) launched its "30 Days-30 Rights" human rights school concert tour across America.
Artist Robaba Mohammadi - Credit Ali Mohammadi

Exiled Afghan Artist Robaba Mohammadi Paints Without Arms or Legs and Inspires Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Robaba Mohammadi, Afghanistan's most famous artist, who paints with her mouth due to a birth defect which denies her the use of her limbs, is reacting to the Taliban's recent takeover of her homeland by building a movement to honor Heroes everywhere, and seeks assistance from those who share her goals with the Robaba Art and Cultural Center.
Reindeer Road

Reindeer Road in Arcadia, Drive-Through Animated Light Show Comes to Southern California

ARCADIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- World of Illumination - the producer of the world's largest drive-through animated light show - is unveiling a brand new theme park called Reindeer Road in Arcadia, California. Slated to open November 17 at Santa Anita Park, the show's construction is already underway and presale tickets are now on sale.
Golden State Pops Orchestra and Maestro Fox 2019

Golden State Pops Orchestra announce Return to the Stage with 2021 Holiday POPS Spectacular

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces their Return to the Stage with the "Holiday POPS Spectacular" on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8pm in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, CA. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale with a festive performance of timeless holiday film music, traditional favorites, special guests, and snow!
Apparel Brand for Sneakerheads called Sneakerhabbit

New Sports Apparel Brand for Sneakerheads Launches, called Sneakerhabbit

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Founder and CEO of Sneakerhabbit, Leon Fontaine had always dreamt of creating an apparel line for avid lovers of sneakers. Leon has been deeply involved in the fashion industry for years and has worked with renowned iconic brands like Kanye West, Ed Hardy, Saint Laurent, and Giorgio Armani This has kept his passion alive and has been a form of training leading up to the realization of his own dream.
Transgender actress Hera Anderson

Transgender Actress and Writer Hera Anderson Stars in Upcoming Indie Film ‘The Black Rose’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 3Films Entertainment has made an official disclosure, confirming that star actress and writer Hera Anderson will play the leading role in their highly anticipated LGBT short film "The Black Rose." At the helm of the production of the LGBT short film "The Black Rose" is Alexander Kurbonov as the Production Manager. Also boarding as the director is Sinan Yalvac.
Photo courtesy of The Ellen Weis Archive

Valley Relics Museum acquires collection of 3,000 advertising characters once housed in the Museum of Modern Mythology

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Valley Relics Museum of Van Nuys, California, has acquired a collection of 3,000 advertising characters once housed in the galleries of the Museum of Modern Mythology in San Francisco, founder Tommy Gelinas announced today.
AM Davies, Onyx Sachi, Daisy Ducati and GiGi Holliday

Social Activist and Dancer AM Davies Introduces New BIPOC Hosts to Share Mic on ‘Yes, a Stripper’ Podcast

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An iconic veteran of Hollywood's nightlife scene, AM Davies (AMD) has been working with and advocating for dancers and workers within the sex community for nearly two decades. She is the Secretary of Strippers United (formerly Soldiers of Pole), an organization which works to unionize dancers and has hosted her podcast, "Yes, a Stripper" Podcast (YAS Podcast) for the past year and a half as an educational resource for inquiring listeners.
Free By Noon - Movie Poster

Los Angeles-Based Indie Film Director Lakpathy Wijesekara’s Feature Film ‘Free By Noon’ To Hit Theaters In October

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based, Sri Lankan filmmaker, Lakpathy Wijesekara's latest feature film "Free By Noon" starring John Eisen, Raechel Wong, Justine Herron and Melissa Howell will be theatrically released in Los Angeles from October 15 to October 21, 2021 at the Laemmle theater in Glendale.
BOOK: Make Your Move

Legacy Launch Pad releases ‘MAKE YOUR MOVE’ business book by navy captain-turned-entrepreneur Gene Moran

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the second book by entrepreneur Gene Moran, founder and president of the consulting firm Capitol Integration. "Make Your Move: Charting Your Post-Military Career" (ISBN 978-1-951407-79-7) synthesizes Moran's experiences.
Trekin Outdoors! with MAGLITE

MAGLITE and Trekin Outdoors! TV Show Partner to Encourage the Adventurous Outdoor Lifestyle

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAGLITE and Trekin outdoors! have formed a partnership which will highlight the outdoor adventures of the Trekin Outdoors! team and will include the generous use of Trekin Outdoors! footage in the MAGLITE social media and offer fans of Trekin Outdoors! the chance to win MAGLITE products.
Poet Amanda Gorman

Beyond Baroque Launches The Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund

VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.
Toastmaster Jeff Rector

Award-Winning Toastmaster Jeff Rector Launches 2021 Burbank International Film Festival

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Award-winning Toastmaster Jeff Rector, of Toastmasters International District 52, invites film industry professionals and film enthusiasts to secure their VIP All-Access Passes to the Festival Screenings, Red Carpet Events, Parties and Closing Night Dinner & Gala Awards Show. The Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) is proud to celebrate its 13th anniversary in the "Media Capital of the World."
How to Be a Badass Female CEO

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases new business book for female entrepreneurs and CEOs by Mimi Maclean

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book by angel investor, CPA, Columbia Business School alumni, non-profit founder and podcaster Mimi MacLean. "How to Be a Badass Female CEO: Slay the Competition and Reach the Top" (ISBN: 978-1951407681) is designed to help women succeed in male-dominated roles.
Book: SECOND HALF

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Memoir by Comedian and NFL Widow, Kelsey Chittick

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book by writer and comedian Kelsey Chittick. The hilarious and moving memoir, "Second Half: Surviving Loss and Finding Magic in the Missing" (ISBN: 978-1951407445), documents her experience losing her husband, NFL football player Nate Hobgood-Chittick, when he was 42 and then navigating love, loss and widowhood while raising two children.
Get Laughs or Cry Trying Episode 2

Comedy Series, ‘Get Laughs or Cry Trying with Ken Rudnick’ is official selection at Battle of the Sketches

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Get Laughs or Cry Trying" is a fresh digital sketch comedy series, releasing original sketches on 4K HD on YouTube every Sunday through January 16, 2022, followed by HD release the next day on Instagram. The second episode, "PostMurder" premiered July 25, 2021, and is an Official Selection of The 4th Annual Battle of the Sketches.
Rap artist, Bre Maa

Long Beach Poet Rapper Bre Maa Releases New EP that Promises Rap in its Purest Form

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Rap artist, Bre Maa, also known as "The Hood Celestial" or "T.H.C." just announced the release of her debut EP - "Brightly Unveiling Majesty" (B.U.M.). With four tracks, this album is poised to quickly brighten the rap scene.
A Place of Possibility

Del Monte Group Launches Wealth Podcast: A Place of Possibility

ALAMO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Greater Bay Area wealth management firm Del Monte Group announces the launch of "A Place of Possibility" podcast, co-hosted by Del Monte Group founder Richard Del Monte and partner and COO Angela Wright.
EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Peter Marshall

EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Peter Marshall – Further Strengthens Entertainment and Sports Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Peter Marshall has joined its Entertainment & Sports practice as Managing Principal, Media Services.
EM: Hear Your Love

The Sound of LA: Pop Singer-Songwriter EM Scores Top 20 Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart Single – ‘Hear Your Love’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an era starved for young Pop artists with something significant to share, singer/songwriter Em (Emily Wachspress) delivers with her music and her message in her latest album, "DEAR LIFE," a ginger breeze of mood, truth, and soulful Pop. "This album represents a big chapter in my life of growth and empowerment," says Em.
UNCOMMON THREADS

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Memoir by MH Equipment CEO John Wieland Connecting Family, Business and Faith

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book by MH Equipment CEO John Wieland. "Uncommon Threads: Weaving a Life Through Family, Business and Faith" (ISBN: 978-1951407711) is equal parts self-deprecating and informative.
DRUNK TALK, by Mike Davis and TL Banks

New Book Tackles the Hangover Lifestyle: ‘Drunk Talk’ Is an Emotional Roller Coaster Ride with A Twist of Humor

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Authors Mike Davis and TL Banks are announcing their new book "Drunk Talk" (ISBN: 979-8675709625). "Drunk Talk" is a true original that keeps you laughing all the while being intrigued. "Since nobody listens to drunks, we decided to turn our rants into an entire book," says Davis.
The Art of the Real by Daniel Lebensohn

Launch Pad Publishing Announces New Book by Art Impresario and Real Estate Mogul Daniel Lebensohn

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles based publishing company Launch Pad Publishing is celebrating the release of "The Art of the Real: Real Life, Real Relationships and Real Estate" (ISBN: 978-1951407629) - the debut memoir from Daniel Lebensohn.
Real Husbands of Hollywood

Producer and Comedian Chris Spencer Announces ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ Returning to BET for Sixth Season

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Having just returned from Belize to promote STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells, feature actor, comedian, writer and producer Chris Spencer is pleased to announce that everyone's favorite husbands are coming back - the "Real Husbands of Hollywood" has been renewed for a sixth season by BET.
Book: Something Better Brewing

Book Premiere for ‘Something Better’s Brewing’ by Former Convict Turned Multi-Millionaire Bikini Barista Mogul

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On July 31, 2021, Los Angeles based publishing company Launch Pad Publishing is celebrating the release of "Something Better's Brewing: What I Learned From Prison, Parenthood and Pouring Coffee" (ISBN: 978-195140765) - the debut memoir from Sarah Birnel.
Visual Artist Bernard Stanley

California Visual Artist Bernard Stanley Hoyes Delivers Symbolic Spiral Steel Sculpture to Jamaica During the Pandemic

PALM DESERT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When master visual artist Bernard Stanley Hoyes was first appointed to create an outdoor stainless-steel sculpture for the Kingston Restoration Walking Museum Project in Jamaica, it was before Covid. The project, sponsored by the Kingston Restoration Company and the Duke Street Refurbishing Project and funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund was a heartfelt assignment for Hoyes, a native of Jamaica and longtime resident of California.
BOOK: Adventure Zone

New Children’s Book ‘Adventure Zone’ Excites Experts with Its Fun Format, Explaining Pediatric Therapies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Authors Allison Klimowicz and Veronica Stanley-Hooper have written a children's book entitled "Adventure Zone" (ISBN: 979-8524737199). This book, written for parents and children from the ages of 6 to 12 years old, explains pediatric therapies in a fun, informative way.
DRUNK TALK by Mike Davis AND TL Banks

New Book Combines Humor with Shock: ‘Drunk Talk’ Is A True Original

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Authors Mike Davis AND TL Banks would like to announce their new book "Drunk Talk" (ISBN: 979-8675709625). "Drunk Talk" is a one-of-a-kind book with something for everyone and will have you laughing hysterically as you are forced to question what you believe to be true.
Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner

Bunny Hull, Dream A World Education Founder, to Be Inducted Into Women Songwriters Hall Of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and Founder and Executive Director of Dream a World Education, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.
BLUE DREAMS - Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle New Hit Announced with New Music Video

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Blue Dreams," which is the latest release from Nipsey Hussle by independent record label Juice Division Records is arguably the best posthumous verse from the Nipsey Hussle vault yet.
Bridge Publications - fold and staple line

Publisher of the Works of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, Bridge Publications, Earns Manufacturing Leadership Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Manufacturing Leadership Council of the National Association of Manufacturers presented Bridge Publications Inc., publisher of the nonfiction works of author and Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, with their coveted ML100 Award at a Virtual Awards Gala to honor manufacturing excellence, announced the Church of Scientology International today.
Zak Lee Guarnaccia 'Next Big Hit'

L.A. Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia Creates New Movie Genre: A Martial Arts Musical Comedy!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- To his knowledge, it hasn't been done before, but that doesn't scare Zak Lee Guarnaccia, actor/stuntman, and executive producer at LightRow Pictures, a subsidiary of Light Row Ranch, LLC. In fact, it excites him. Audiences are hungry for something new and he's ready to deliver with "The Next Big Hit," a martial arts musical comedy, set to come out fighting in 2022.
Author and Physician Dr. Bruce Perry

Dr. Bruce Perry and Compassion Prison Project: Uncovering Hidden Truths of Childhood Trauma Within Prisons

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reflecting on his new book with Oprah Winfrey, "What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing," Dr. Perry sits down this week for an in-depth conversation with Compassion Prison Project Founder and award-winning film producer Fritzi Horstman.
Romeo Dale Ross

Gifted Music Artist Romeo Dale Ross Is a Great Emerging Musical Talent

BELLFLOWER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Meet Musically Gifted Artist Romeo Dale Ross, the Next Great Talent of His Generation. Romeo Dale Ross is an R&B soul artist, born in Los Angeles, California. He has built a reputation for being musically gifted, free styling on the open mic circuit or just performing acappella for music-lovers in clubs and at various venues.
Scientologist Peter Vajda

Meet a Scientologist: ‘Restore Our Earth’ is the Theme of Earth Day 2021 and the Passion and Way of Life of...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Network's "Meet a Scientologist" television series celebrates the work of agricultural engineer Peter Vajda, the Church of Scientology International announced today. For Vajda, this year's Earth Day theme, "Restore Our Earth," is a passion and way of life as it focuses attention on regenerating the world's ecosystems through natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking.
The Leafwing by Deborah Copeland

New YA Novel, ‘THE LEAFWING’ honored on FILM 14: one of the best book trailers of 2020

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "The Leafwing" (ISBN: 978-0981660233), by author Deborah Copeland, is a new YA fantasy novel that is making waves on the YA Fantasy charts. With a book trailer that lives up to the high-intensity drama and mythological thrill as the novel, it certainly is a great fantasy book to immerse yourself in.
The Energy Formula

Launch Pad Publishing Releases ‘The ENERGY Formula’ Bringing Biohacking to Everyone

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing a groundbreaking new book about health, energy and longevity by biochemist, Registered Dietitian, sports nutritionist and formulation scientist Shawn Wells. The author's experiences overcoming a range of personal health battles led to the writing of the book, which supplements scientific research with his own personal experiences.
PhilaNomics PODCAST

PhilaNomics: Calif. Veteran Launches Meditational and Spiritual Podcast in Wake of Mother’s Death

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Local veteran, Phillip Polite ("Phil"), bares his soul and sparks intrigue and thought from his listeners with his new Podcast, "PhilaNomics." Phil is an Air Force and Army PTSD combat veteran who has endured plenty of struggles already in his young life.
Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child

Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child: Launch Pad Publishing Releases Self-Care Book For Parents with High Needs Children

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book in a new self-care series and it's the answer to caring for a child with high needs in our "sacrificial mom" culture. "Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child" follows author Natalie Brobin's journey.
Write Choice Ink

Author Sheila Lowe launches Write Choice Ink, an independent publisher to manage the production of her published books

VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sheila Lowe announces the formation of Write Choice Ink, a publishing imprint, to produce and distribute the complete catalog of her non-fiction and fiction work. Lowe will re-issue her backlist, totaling 14 of her titles over the next few months, starting with POISON PEN on February 23, 2021.
Ed Sullivan Stage Wall Signed by The Beatles

Rockaway Records Announces Musical Artifact from THE BEATLES on The Ed Sullivan Show for Sale

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Music collectors take note. Fifty-seven years ago, on February 9, 1964, The Beatles made history with their first live American television appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." It had one of the largest viewing audiences ever, changed the course of music and influenced generations to follow. Today, Rockaway Records is proud to present a rare, one-of-a-kind artifact from that historic debut - a fully-signed piece of that stage's backdrop.
Ellen Alexander

Russian Model-Singer-Songwriter Ellen Alexander is Changing Perceptions Through Music in the USA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ellen Alexander, Russian-born fashion model, entrepreneur and singer, is releasing a new song "Good Girl Go." What is special about Ellen is her training in the arts field. Ellen started her artistic education when she was five years old.

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