Forget plagiarism: There’s a bigger threat to academic integrity

School libraries ebooks Adele Thomas, University of Johannesburg Academic plagiarism is no longer just sloppy “cut and paste” jobs or students cribbing large chunks of an assignment from a friend’s earlier essay on the same topic. These days, students can simply visit any of a number of paper or essay mills that litter the internet and buy a completed…

New Book Educates Children & Parents About Peanut & Tree Nut Allergies

MARBLEHEAD, Mass., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Can you recognize the signs and symptoms of a peanut or tree nut allergy reaction? In Heather Finn’s new book, Heroic Henry & the Nutty Bugs, Henry Hutter is a ten-year old boy who is nuts about peanut butter. By far his favorite food, Henry is happy to eat…

“Destined to Become a Classic!”

“Denise Crompton amply demonstrates two of her important assets: one is the personal experience with ML III in her own daughter and two, her manifest ability to widen the subject and to bring a streamlined report on a number of other patients and families with either ML II or ML III. The book is destined to become a classic in the still little known world of very rare or orphan hereditary disorders.”  JG Leroy MD. PhD
Professor & Chairman Emeritus, Univ. of Ghent

Learn more about the book “DIAGNOSIS” here

I Will Not

A Cry for Peace in Gaza

 StarWalk Kids Media hopes that young readers will be inspired by this small-but-mighty vow shared by a Palestinian writer and an Israeli artist: I WILL NOT.
GREAT NECK, N.Y., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — In July of 2014, the world watched with great sadness as violence erupted once again between Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza…

Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime Makes U.S. Premiere On Acorn TV

 Begins Thursday, September 3, 2015

Married detective duo Tommy & Tuppence return in brand new BBC and Acorn TV series; Coinciding with the 125th Anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth and Starring David Walliams (Little Britain) and Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife)

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Following the U.S. Premieres of Brenda Blethyn’s return in the smash hit…

Your Argument For Taking A Midday Nap

 SLEEP

Sleep trouble Man womanHere’s an argument for giving working adults “naptime” during the afternoon, similar to kindergarteners. While taking a two- to three-hour nap will often leave you feeling groggy and lazy, naps have their positive health benefits for adults — and a new study finds that taking a nap could actually counteract impulsive behavior and frustration. The research…

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So You Too Can Write a Best-Seller?

Not So Fast

Libraries and ebooks Before James Patterson became the Guinness World Record holder as the author with the most No. 1 New York Times best-sellers (114!), he was a struggling writer with a thick folder of rejection letters. Thirty-one publishers passed on his first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, before Little, Brown and Company published it in 1976. The thriller,…

5 ECPA Christian Book Awards® to Zondervan

HarperCollins Christian Publishing congratulates “The Daniel Plan” for winning the 2015 Christian Book of the Year(TM) Award NASHVILLE, Tenn.,
Graveyard CrossMay 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — At the ECPA Awards Banquet on May 5th in Murfreesboro, TN, Zondervan received a total of five 2015 ECPA Christian Book Awards ®. Recognized with more awards than any other publisher, Zondervan…

Book Sale for Rare Disease Day 2015

Begins February 25, 2015

It’s Rare Disease Day this Saturday, February 28, an annual event designed to raise awareness with the general public and decision makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives.

Last year Denise Crompton penned “Diagnosis: Rare Disease.”  This book offers a compelling look at 13 families who received the diagnosis no parents ever wants to hear.  It is a heartbreaking exposé of what life is like for families that have a member with a rare disease. Crompton details the journey of each family, including her own, impacted by a rare disease called Mucolipidosis.

 I Am Not a Syndrome - My Name is SimonSheryl Crosier is the author of “I Am Not a Syndrome – My Name is Simon,” a gripping book that details the story of her son born with Trisomy 13.

 Starting Feb. 26, in honor of this important day, publisher All Star Press (Books That Change Lives) is offering two of the best books in the field at a significant discount. “Diagnosis: Rare Disease” is available in paperback for only $11.97. “I Am Not a Syndrome – My Name is Simon” is available for only $9.97 plus shipping and handling.   Click here to take advantage and support this sale.

New Dr. Seuss Book Discovered

 It’s been a quarter century since the last Dr. Seuss book was published. But his widow and a former secretary revealed Wednesday that they made a startling discovery.  The forthcoming book depicts the classic childhood moment when a brother and sister finally choose a pet. The newly discovered manuscript and illustrations will be sent to the University of California at San Diego, home to the Dr. Seuss Collection – and the the Geisel Library.

The pair found a box filled with …