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 …

Love Mermaids? Gray Ray Lights the Way is the perfect Children’s book

GrayRay front coverDo you have a child in your life that loves mermaids? The latest Color Olors’ book is for them.

This full-color Children’s book is the 10th book in the series from author Nina Carothers and it features an adorable tale about a Color Olors character named Gray Ray.  Gray Ray ventures off into the sea with her younger brother in tow, but Gray Ray fails to heed her mother’s advice.  She learns a valuable lesson along the way.

Gray Ray is great for ages 3 through 8.  Click on the link below and order this wonderful tale today!

Who is Gray Ray, you say? Gray Ray is a wanderer. She likes to explore every little thing on the deep ocean floor. Little Brother is a pain. He always pinches her fin. He does not stop. It’s pinch, pinch, again and again. Down into a cavern the two do go to explore the sandbox deep below. The sand starts to shake and rocks do fall. Black Bubbles appear and it is a close call.



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No additional s/h charge when you buy any 2 Color Olors books from All Star Press – Books that Change Lives

Presidential History says Christie must write a book. Here’s why he hasn’t…yet.

TRENTON — Every winning presidential candidate in the last 60 years has first published a book. So where is Gov. Chris Christie’s? A top New York literary agent with knowledge of Christie’s plans says the problem is money – specifically, who’d get the proceeds from the sale of any book aimed at positioning Christie for a…

Is Audiobooks.com ‘the Next Big Canadian Tech Story?’

Having inched market share from the industry leading American giant, Burlington’s Audiobooks.com is counting on its latest technological innovation to gain even more adherents and revolutionize the category. This spring, the company will officially unveil Recordio, a free app with automated voice optimization tools that will enable people to create their own audiobooks. “We’re going to…

Mockingbird Author Harper Lee went 55 Years between Novels

With the announcement that female author Harper Lee — whose best-selling, and only, book debuted more than 50 years ago — will finally publish her second novel, a handful of questions were naturally raised. Chief among them: Why hasn’t she produced more works since 1960, when her classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published? The famously private author…

Kwame Alexander’s “The Crossover,” wins Top Children’s Book Award

NEW YORK (AP) – Kwame Alexander’s “The Crossover,” a novel in verse about basketball and coming of age, has won the John Newbery Medal for the year’s best children’s book. Author-illustrator Dan Santat’s “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend,” a fantasy featuring an island for pretend playmates, received the Randolph Caldecott Medal for best picture…

“Flight 3272″ Book Available Free this Week

Cover of Flight 3272Flight 3272 
January 9, 1997. The day my life changed, but God brought me through. 

Family survivor Vanessa Davis tells the true story of losing her husband, Geoffrey, on their 15th wedding anniversary, in the plane crash of Comair flight #3272 on January 9, 1997 in Monroe, Michigan.  Geoffrey was killed, along with 28 other people, in the only domestic, commercial airline crash of 1997.

Vanessa’s life could have resulted in anger and despair, but instead she details how she overcame her tremendous grief. This is her story, about a life of triumph, and it will inspire you.

Flight 3272: January 9, 1997 is published in digital format by All Star Press – Books that Change Lives.   Available for FREE this week only through the KINDLE STORE on Amazon.com 

About the Author

“Courageous, Strong and Anointed” best describes this powerful women of God. Vanessa Davis is a dedicated mother of two with adult sons Geoffrey and Joshua. Vanessa’s love for family and The Lord has conquered fear, pain, and loss. Vanessa is the widow of Minister of Music, Geoffrey A. Davis, Sr. 

The tragic and sudden death of her husband could have resulted in defeat, but instead, she RAN towards God, not away from Him. 

Vanessa Davis is a 1998 Graduate of Word of Faith International Christian Center’s Pistis School of Ministry. Vanessa’s Heart is to put people on notice that God never fails, and He loves us and wants the very best for us all.

Related Book

“Angel Gabriel – A True Story” by Joy LaPlante is another story related to the crash of Comair flight 3272.

“Diagnosis: Rare Disease” Available in Paperback

#1 Genetics e-book now in print!


“Destined to be a classic …”

Book on MucolipidosisDenise Crompton’s “Diagnosis: Rare Disease” offers a compelling look at 13 families who received the diagnosis no parents ever wants to hear.  This gripping book provides 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, who has one or more children with a rare disease called Mucolipidosis.

The stories wade through the erratic diagnosis process, medical muck-ups, endless pain, a plethora of medical appliances and home modifications, special education, multiple hospitalizations and surgeries, unrelenting stress and the ever-present fear of death.

“Diagnosis” is a must-read for medical professionals who wish to learn how to work with families in these difficult situations.  Families dealing with a rare disease will recognize themselves in this book that is destined to be a classic in its field.

Within 24 hours of being released in September, Crompton’s book hit the #1 spot for paid books in the Genetics category of Amazon.

You will absolutely love this book or your money back.

“Diagnosis: Rare Disease” is also available in the Amazon Kindle Store and in all digital ebook formats through Smashwords.  Order this incredible book today for only $15.97 plus s/h.


“Denise Crompton captures the essence of living with a rare disease; the quest for a diagnosis, the fears, frustrations, heartbreaks, navigating the medical establishment, and the loss of loved ones. As one who has children battling a rare disease, I am encouraged by the journeys of the individual families Denise writes about, knowing that I am not alone in my feelings and struggles, and energized by the families’ determination to live their lives to the fullest.” ~ Susan Anganes

“As a retired operating room nurse, I have been amazed at the history of Kelley Crompton. During her lifetime she underwent numerous surgeries in hopes of improving her life style, preserving the same and hoping for a cure. I know how tough it is to enter an operating room the first time but returning again and again can be demoralizing. I can tell you firsthand how those giving such care are frustrated beyond belief. We are there to help and hope for lasting remedies. To see the same patient return numerous times is heart wrenching. My hope is that all health care givers will read this book so that the care the give will be compassionate. Sometimes just being there, truly listening and supporting a patient is all we can do. But we must start!”
~ Jeanne C. Sturrock, retired operating room nurse

“Regarding the topic of Diagnosis: Rare Disease, 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
Depts.Pediatrics & Med. Genetics
Univ. Hosp. & Univ. Ghent
GHENT, Belgium
Senior Research Scholar
Greenwood (S.C.) Genetic Center