The Authors Show

The Authors Show

A professional interview program where new and seasoned authors in all book genres present their work to readers. Some interviews include short readings.... Show More

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August 4, 2020 15 min
Never put off being kind to yourself again. What if you could go from feeling like the worst person in the world to stepping into happily ever after? How about in the time it takes you to read this book? 'You're useless....' 'You're so dumb...' 'How could you be so stupid?' How many times have you said these things to yourself? Probably multiple times a day, every day of your life, if this describes ...
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Tasked with an assignment to manage the construction of a prison on a remote Appalachian mountaintop, Tucker Mason sees an opportunity to restart his life past the death of his wife and the recurring demons of his childhood. But strange occurrences at the house that he rented on Bright's Mountain and the suspicion of drugs being smuggled through the prison construction site create distractions that lead to violence, intrigue, a...
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"You're not permitted to see your child at birth." The nurse was cold and stern as she draped a curtain across the teenager's midsection. The baby's cries echoed off the cold operating room walls and boomeranged back to the girl's shattered heart. Wiping the tears from her eyes she desperately clung to her baby's fleeting shadow, cast upon the thin fabric that hung between them. An unplanned pregnancy at...
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Who hasn't dreamed of going to the moon? That dream for eleven-year-old Leo Gray is about to come true but he's in for the surprise of his life! In the year 2113, most people live in robotically maintained homes, ride around in self-flying cars, and wear ozone-resistant clothes. Most people that is; just not Leo Gray's parents. They're stuck in the past, and science know-it-all Leo is completely fed up with his bey...
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A vivid, true-life tale of service, survival and sacrifice This gripping memoir vividly recounts Al Moreno's rise as a gifted and fearless Los Angeles police officer, surviving gangs and homicidal situations in brutal urban war zones as he strove to achieve his personal and professional dreams. Packed with unforgettable scenes of both beauty and despair, it culminates in his vocal stand against corruption within the L.A.P.D., a...
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If you currently lead (or aspire to lead) a high-stakes organization, project, or facility, you need honest insights from people who have “been there and done that” in mission-critical roles. David B. Amerine’s Push It to Move It: Lessons Learned from a Career in Nuclear Project Management is a vital resource that will provide you with a full appreciation for what it really takes to avoid large-scale problems or to recover from the...
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The Conscious Teacher is about all kinds of strategies and techniques educators might employ to become more effective teachers. In an accessible, conversational style, Deborah Nichols Poulos presents unique approaches to teaching that will inspire new and veteran teachers alike. She begins with her personal story of not being able to read all through elementary school. Her early failures convinced her she was dumb. At first, she st...
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A new breakthrough book. Winning the War on Cancer: The Epic Journey Towards a Natural Cure reveals the visionary discoveries of a French scientist whose suppressed research led to improvements in the prevention and treatment of cancer...naturally and without toxicity. This book is a "story within a story" as through its pages, Sylvie Beljanski, the daughter of Mirko Beljanski, PhD, outlines a personal journey of discovery...
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The world is on the brink of disaster. The environment, society and mankind itself are facing extreme challenges in a world that is both more connected, and yet more divided than ever before. Fear and confusion seep into all parts of everyday life… now, more than ever, the world needs one voice, one guide… One day the Earth is plunged into darkness and when light appears again so does a man – call him Joe – claiming to be the so...
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The tales in this book stem from humanity’s ancient immersion in oral traditions, when “once-upon-a-time” triggered utter entry into imaginary ‘storyworlds’. Wild extremes of primitive music (probably from flute or drum), voice, accent, mimicry, song and dance aroused small groups — then as now — into a vivid social sense of extra-dimensionality. Today, our more subdued, linear and sanitised literary storytelling tradition, develop...
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Emily Jones presents the Writers of the Future Online Workshop. This is a FREE intermediate level writing course – open to ALL genres. It includes essays, practicals, and 13 video presentations featuring Writers of the Future judges: David Farland, Tim Powers, and Orson Scott Card. By the end of the workshop, you should have a short story completed. If you are qualified you can enter your story in the Writers of the Future Contes...
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REALIZE YOUR OWN UNIQUE SASS AND STYLE AFTER 50 Are you a 'mature' woman who is feeling a bit lost? Have you fallen out of love with your body and wardrobe? Do you wish you could look and feel confident and alive again? You're not alone. Many women experience this as they move into their 50s, which can lead to anxiety and even depression. This must-read book by professional stylist and life-coach Moana Robinson, will e...
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The Writers of the Future writing contest was initiated by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983 to provide “a means for new and budding writers to have a chance for their creative efforts to be seen and acknowledged.” Based on its success, its sister contest, Illustrators of the Future was created five years later to provide that same opportunity for the aspiring artist. The book “L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 36” is a co...
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Princess Maagy has had great adventures and harrowing moments in her life, but none could prepare her for what she was about to discover behind the ominous doors she had never been allowed to enter. King Henry surprises Maagy on her sixteenth birthday with a joyous, celebratory breakfast of pancakes and spumoni ice cream. However, his mood darkens when he tells her to meet him at the mysterious east tower. Henry pulls a key from a...
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With the drop of a judge’s gavel, Walt Walker has finally lost everything. The badge and gun he used to carry and the moral certainty of right and wrong, good and evil that used to keep him grounded. Now Walt, sans gun, gets his badges from an Army Navy store. He spends his days in South Florida, working for a boutique insurance firm as their investigator. He spends his nights in dive bars, trying to forget the mess he has made of ...
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Undergrad Susan Pearce meets Professor Hans Berger when she is selected to work on a cutting edge brain research project at MIT. After what appears to be a significant breakthrough in the quest to cure Alzheimer's, the team attracts 'angel capital' and launches a start-up biotech company. Later, several young women turn up dead in a series of sensational murders that rock the greater Boston area. Could there be a connec...
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Moe Doodle is a country mouse who decides to move to the Big City in search of excitement and adventure. Although he finds plenty of fun, he soon realizes he is homesick and missing his friends. Told in bouncing rhyme and rhythm with incorporated dance movements for young listeners and readers, discover how Moe solves his problems while exploring and living in the Big City. Ideal for children of three years and older.
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This book answers: 1. Which ETF portfolio gained 976%, 4x the S&P 500? 2. Which bond ETF returned 7x the Aggregate Index? 3. Which leveraged ETF delivered over 60x? “Academic studies show that benchmark indexes are hard to beat. Using them as investment cornerstones within your portfolio, as this book suggests, is darn good advice. Beyond that, this book provides an investing framework for how to amplify potential returns using...
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Surrender: A Love Letter to My Daughter chronicles Crystal and her five-year journey with heroin told through the eyes of her mother, Lou Alpert. Two stints in detox, two trips to rehab, two babies, and homelessness are just broken fragments of this engaging story. As Crystal’s disease progressed, so did her mother’s. Stalking her daughter’s addiction and isolating herself to cope with the chaos of loving and trying to fix an addic...
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Children need to know love from their parents and others surrounds them. Love conquers fear and believing that angels are near can help sweep any childhood fear away. In this story Angel Ken’s sending Jones and Kate butterflies was my example of sending love.
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