LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
LibraryBub, founded in 2015 by international bestselling author Alinka Rutkowska, is a service that helps thousands of librarians to discover bestselling and award-winning books from the independent publishing sector. LibraryBub works with all major libraries and is the industry's first service connecting indie and small-press authors with libraries. The core commitment of LibraryBub is to help librarians to identify acclaimed books from the independent publishing sector.
The August list of outstanding books by self-publishing authors appears below. The featured publications have been well received both by readers and critics while some have already become Amazon best sellers in their categories. Many of these books have achieved awards within the independent publishing sector. Moreover, these books are already enhancing the lives of their readers. Award-winning novelist Anita Shreve, who died earlier this year, spoke about how she got interested in books. "I got hit by the bug of reading not via a person but via the one-room library in our small town," she explained. "I remember that the children's books were in the right-hand corner near the floor." She could easily picture the place that had so strongly shaped her. Librarians can make that kind of difference to people's lives and LibraryBub CEO Alinka Rutkowska is delighted to support them in that role. "It's very exciting to think of the cycle that is at work in libraries - the role of librarians in promoting books by present-day authors is instrumental in enthusiastic young readers growing up to be the next generation of authors. The future is in safe hands," she says. Rutkowska helps thousands of emerging authors achieve self-publishing success through her books, newsletters, courses and coaching.
Below is August's selection by category.
Literature & Fiction
Corbett's Daughter by John Hewson ISBN: 978-1525502972
Laika by Kate Kort ISBN: 978-1941799505
Life in a Box by Jodee Neathery ISBN: 978-1532346446
Mystery & Thriller
Blood Legacy (Book Two of the Contrary Warriors series) by Sheryl Wright ISBN: 978-1890357542
Carved in Ice (Book Three of the Contrary Warriors series) by Sheryl Wright ISBN: 978-1890357580
Dark Knowledge (Book Three of the Metropolis series) by Clifford Browder ISBN: 978-1681143675
Opposite Sides of the Coin (Book One of the Contrary Warriors series) by Sheryl Wright ISBN: 978-1890357528
Silent Survivor by Deborah Shlian ISBN: 978-1732230118
Don't Let Go by Sheryl Wright ISBN: 978-1594935091
LoveQuest by Pamela Jean Horter-Moore ISBN: 978-1627470506
Queen of Hearts by Sheryl Wright ISBN: 978-1642470192
Stay with Me by Sheryl Wright ISBN: 978-1594935497
Johnny Big-Ears: The Feel-Good Friend by John Paul Padilla ISBN: 978-0985313715
Biographies & Memoirs
I'll Run Till the Sun Goes Down: a memoir about depression and discovering art by David Sandum ISBN: 978-0985581527
How Asian Brands Soar 3 by Chung Kim ISBN: 978-1980699811
The Journey from Poor Procrastinator to Invested Millennial by Jeremy Kho ISBN: 978-1973344780
Pocket Mentor: the entrepreneur's guide to building a lasting business from scratch by Mark Nureddine ISBN: 978-1943386291
Predictable Results: how successful companies tackle growth challenges and win by Patrick Thean ISBN: 978-0997825718
Computers & Technology
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 2013 2010 2007 Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts (Book Three of the Easy Learning Microsoft Office How-To series) by Amelia Griggs ISBN: 978-1720915027
Crafts, Hobbies & Home
Cat Facts: The Pet Parents A-to-Z Home Care Encyclopedia by Amy Shojai ISBN: 978-1944423025
Health & Fitness
Eat Hot… Look Hot: secret strategies to lose weight quickly by Alessandra Solis ISBN: 978-0999110195
Thriving in the Workplace with Autoimmune Disease: know your rights, resolve conflict and reduce stress by Holly J. Bertone ISBN: 978-0991158515
"As a new author, exposure and discoverability are critical," according to Dania Voss, author of the Windy City Nights series of romance fiction. "The newsletter received wonderful open and click rates! The Warrior's Whisper, the next novel in the series, has been accepted by my publisher and I plan on using the LibraryBub newsletter promo again when it's released."
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