Brand New Release Hits #1 in the Amazon Kindle Store

Book on MucolipidosisCategory: Genetics

All Star Press – Books that Change Lives – just released the digital versions of Denise Crompton’s compelling look at 13 families who received the diagnosis no parents ever wants to hear.  “Diagnosis: Rare Disease” 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.

“The book highlights how stoic, resilient, strong and resourceful these families are,” explains Carolyn Paisley-Dew, ISMRD Board Member, Australia. “It underlines the importance of networks to allow these isolated families to support each other and to give them a sense of belonging. Denise Crompton presents these stories in a style that is compassionate and easy to read.”

“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.

“Diagnosis: Rare Disease” is currently available in the Amazon Kindle Store and in all digital ebook formats through Smashwords.  Within 24 hours of being released, Crompton’s book hit the #1 spot for paid books in the Genetics category of Amazon.

#1 Genetics book on Amazon

I Am Not a Syndrome - My Name is SimonSheryl Crosier, author of “I Am Not a Syndrome – My Name is Simon” will be speaking at The Right to Life conference in Missouri on October 2, 2014.  More than 500 people are expected to attend this important event.

Beginning at 5pm, she will be available to meet and sign copies of her book which details the life of her son Simon, who was born with Trisomy 18.  Sheryl will be speaking after dinner at 8pm CT.

Date: October 2, 2014
Time: 17:00 p.m. CT
Appearance: Author Sheryl Crosier to Speak at Missouri Right to Life
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The True Story of Angel Gabriel Now Available in Paperback

Angel Gabriel, a true story by author Joy LaPlanteThe printed version Joy LaPlante’s Angel Gabriel – A True Story is now available from publishing house All Star Press.

It was January 9, 1997 and icy weather in Michigan caused the only major, commercial airline crash in the United States that year. This is the true story in the aftermath of Comair crash 3272,  and the first incident following the crash of TWA 800. Originally written and self-published in 1999 by author Joy LaPlante, “Angel Gabriel – A True Story” was updated and re-released in all e-book formats last year.  It is now available in paperback.

“When I wrote the book, I just sat down and wrote it,” explained Joy.  “I just told the story of my experience with the Angel Gabriel.  I never thought in a million years I would write a book and become a published author.  It is just something that happened.  I am just a simple woman who told my story, in my own words, to help spread the message.”

Offered at the introductory price of only $7.97, the updated version of “Angel Gabriel – A True Story” is now available  for the first time in paperback.

Book reviewers and bloggers should contact the publisher at allstarpress@verizon.net to request a copy.

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What Others Are Saying About this Book:

Angel Gabriel is an exquisite account of an amazing angelic encounter. It will captivate you from beginning to end. A unique story that will become a cherished heirloom I think.”
~ Paula Hunter, Devon, England UK

Reading this book to my children was an awesome and thoroughly spiritual experience for all of us. What a wonderful teaching tool about Angels and their heavenly work. One of the most valuable times I’ve spent with them. Thank you and God bless you.”
~ Kellie Schaub : Monroe, Michigan

Your story was fascinating. I found myself devouring the pages and relating many of your experiences to my own. Although I’m not a very religious person, I am a deeply spiritual one. Your book found a place in my spiritual center and has added its wisdom to my heart. Your gift to the firemen will be felt by many, because you gave it from your heart and felt the love pour from your soul while giving. You yourself have the courage to forsake vanity and follow your heart such actions will change the world. Thank you so much for sharing your bravery with us. Having an angel appear and give you instructions is certainly what I call a defining moment in one’s life. You are courageous to write your story so candidly and are to be congratulated for making it such wondrous reading. ”
~ Ace Starry Author of : The Magic Life

 

About All Star Press

All Star Press is a print and digital publishing firm based out of Tarpon Springs, Florida with a specialization in e-books.  Founded in 2011, All Star Press is the publisher of 22 books, including “Sleep Great for Life,” “The Road to Recovery” and “Getting Seen.” The firm publishes in both print and e-book formats. Learn more at www.allstarpress.com.

Paperback version of Angel Gabriel coming next week

The printed version Joy LaPlante’s Angel Gabriel – A True Story is to be released next week by publishing house All Star Press.

Angel Gabriel is an exquisite account of an amazing angelic encounter. It will captivate you from beginning to end. A unique story that will become a cherished heirloom I think.”
~ Paula Hunter, Devon, England UK

Angel Gabriel – A True Story will be available at the introductory price of only $7.97.

Family Survivor Tells Inspirational Story in “Flight 3272″

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

Forward by Dr. Byron C. Hayes 

Vanessa Davis tells of the true story of losing her husband, Geoffrey, on their 15th wedding anniversary in the only domestic, commercial airline crash of 1997.  Geoffrey Davis died in the plane crash of Comair flight (Delta) 3272 on January 9, 1997 in Monroe, Michigan.  

Her life could have resulted in anger and defeat, but instead she explains how she overcame her tremendous grief to a life of triumph. This is her inspiring story published in digital format by All Star Press – Books that Change Lives.   Available for the first time through the KINDLE STORE on Amazon.com 

About Vanessa Davis

“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.  It is one of the most popular books published by All Star Press.

Goodnight, Boone [North Carolina] Children’s Tale available in Print or e-book

All Star Press children’s book “Goodnight, Boone” is the first ever children’s book about Boone, North Carolina, the picturesque town in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Home to Appalachian State University, Boone is a popular tourist destination and ski haven.

This full-color book is available in both print and e-book format (PDF). Only $5.97 for the digital PDF format, this wonderful book about the Blue Ridge Mtn. town of Boone, North Carolina can be downloaded instantly to share with your children.
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Author Yogi Collins grew up in Boone and while she loves that the High Country is filled with interesting and quirky people, she is also fascinated by how people end up in this little slice of heaven. A television producer and writer by trade, Collins lives in Boone and this is her first book.

“I started working on this project several years ago,” explained Collins. “It’s been a dream of mine to produce children’s books and the idea of doing one about my home town was the perfect place to start.”

Published in the fall of 2012, “Goodnight, Boone” is also available in print from the publisher All Star Press or on major retail sites such as  BN.com and Amazon.com, where it is rated 100% five stars.

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Goodnight Boone by Yogi CollinsAbout Boone, North Carolina

Boone acquired its name from the famous pioneer and explorer Daniel Boone, who is believed to have camped at a site within the present city limits on several occasions.

Incorporated in 1872, Boone has the highest elevation (3,300 feet) of any town of its size (over 10,000 population) east of the Mississippi River.

Located off the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway, Boone offers visitors a four-season playground for sports and outdoor activities. Boone is recognized by travel journalists as an “ultimate outdoor adventure destination” in the Southeast. It is also home to the Appalachian Regional Medical Center, scores of large and small businesses, as well as numerous nearby tourist attractions such as Grandfather Mountain which is prominently featured in “Goodnight, Boone.”

See What Others are Saying about “Goodnight, Boone”

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Wonderful Children’s Book Series

World of Color OlorsNina Carothers of Tarpon Springs, FL has created a wonderful series of children’s books which are designed to teach children important life lessons.

With adorable tales and fantastic artwork from veteran artist Chris Padovano, All Star Press could not resist picking up this wonderful series and bringing these books to life.

You can learn more about Nina’s Color Olors books at www.colorolors.com

Pie Time with Orange Range released – FREE Recipe included!

Pie Time with Orange RangeDo you have a child in your life that loves to cook or spend time in the kitchen? This book is for them.

This full-color Children’s book is the eighth book in the series and it features an actual pie recipe that you can bake with your child. Great for ages 3 through 8.  Click on the link below and order this wonderful tale today!

Who is Orange Range you ask? Nine pies are entered into a contest. A judge will declare whose pie is the best. Orange Range is there and ready to bake the grand apple pie that Sally and her make. Hide and Go Seek is the game that they play, while they wait on their pie that bakes today.

As you follow along you, too, can cook the recipe included inside of this book.

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COMING IN LATE JULY, 2014

Brown Rown, the 9th book in the adorable Color Olors series of Children’s books

Black Lack and the Pesky Cat

Black Lack is the Protector of the Night!

Author Nina Carothers and accomplished Children’s book artist Chris Padovano are back with another captivating Color Olors tale! “Black Lack and the Pesky Cat” is a great book, especially for children age 3 – 8 or any child that is afraid of going to sleep or fearful of nighttime.

32 pages full color; published by All Star Press – Books that Change Lives.

Black Lack, he is the protector of the night. 
He checks to make sure everything is alright. 
Out of the bedroom and into the hall, 
Down the stairs, he decides to crawl. 
Window to window, Black Lack does zoom. 
Fast as lightning from room to room. 
A pesky little cat sure gets in the way. 
“Scat cat, scat,” Black Lack does say. 

Black Lack

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Black Lack and the Pesky Cat is ideal for ages 3 through 8, and this work is the seventh in a series of 14 books by author Nina Carothers for publishing house All Star Press - Books that Change Lives. In each book the child learns one or more life lessons.

Each of the books in the series are illustrated by accomplished children’s book artist Chris Padovano.

32 page, full color.

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Blue Lue Caboose Saves the Day

Color Olors book Blue Lue CabooseAnother Color Olors tale Hot off the Presses!

Author Nina Carothers and accomplished Children’s book artist Chris Padovano are back with another captivating Color Olors tale! “Blue Lue Caboose Saves the Day” is a great book, especially for boys age 3 – 8 or any kid that loves trains.  36 pages of full color, it is published by All Star Press – Books that Change Lives.

Blue Lue is a little sad today. 
He waits in line to begin his day. 
Color Olors do climb the stairs on his back. 
They are headed to town by way of train track. 
The coal is lit and has started to burn. 
The light turns green. The wheels start to turn. 
Red Engine, Black Car, Brown Box, too. 
Followed by Green Wagon and Blue Lue. 
There is thunder and lightning along the way. 
Come read how Blue Lue saves the day. 

Blue Lue Caboose

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Blue Lue Caboose Saves the Day is ideal for ages 3 through 8, and this work is the sixth in a series of 14 books by author Nina Carothers for publishing house All Star Press - Books that Change Lives. In each book the child learns one or more life lessons.

Each of the books in the series are illustrated by accomplished children’s book artist Chris Padovano.

36 page, full color.

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COMING SOON!

Black Lack – due out by mid-April, 2014