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|Posted on May 18, 2015 at 11:05 PM||comments (0)|
WE MAY BE SMALL, at least by publishing house standards, but we do have pizzazz, and that pizzazz apparently translates directly to book bling. Yes, we are thrilled, and very proud, to announce another award winning book.
Congratulations to our own busy bee, Honey Boudreaux, on being a finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards in the category of New Age Fiction, with Enter Eternity. In this book, Jillian races into the water to rescue a drowning boy, only to wake up facing a series of doors. As she passes through each one, she visits herself in other times, living different lives, as doctors attempt to save her. From being a slave on a plantation, to living the nomadic life of the First Nations people, to struggling to save Jewish neighbors from the nazi scourge, she relives the joys and struggles, and experiences their deaths once more, on her journey to enter Eternity. This is Honey's second book, and her first award! We're pretty confident that it will not be her last!
For those of you keeping track, this is our tenth award in three years. We are blessed to be surrounded by such talented authors.
|Posted on November 26, 2014 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
It's that time of year, and we're celebrating it at WAMM! From now until the new year, all digital books will be reduced to $3.99 -- every one of them! We also have a coupon available for our print books, when purchased through our website, to give the purchaser an extra $2.00 off every book. Just enter the code FJTJ9LQ6 into the coupon box when you are checking out!
Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Boxing Day? We have them all covered, right from the comfort and convenience of your home. Giving someone special a new e-reader? Load it up for them, and give them the gift of books. We have something for everyone.
|Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:45 AM||comments (0)|
Release day is this Saturday, November 22nd!
It’s that time of year again, and we top off the list with a great Middle Grade novel by R.M. Clark. Dizzy Miss Lizzie combines strong characters, mystery and intrigue that will captivate your young reader!
Thirteen-year-old Kasey Madrid finally has the freedom she's always wanted. Instead of putting up with sitters or camps, she can spend the summer home alone in their ‘new’ house. Never mind that the house is a creepy old place built in the nineteenth century. The creep factor skyrockets when Kasey meets a nineteenth-century girl named Lizzie Bellows in the basement. It takes some time for Lizzie to convince Kasey she's not a ghost, though neither girl understands why they can see each other when they live 120 years apart. The differences in their worlds don't stop the two from becoming fast friends. Lizzie's life isn't easy, though. In her time, her parents died in a fire many believe Lizzie started herself. As the summer passes and Kasey learns more about her own past, she is shocked to discover Lizzie is part of a terrible Madrid family secret. It's up to Kasey to go back to Lizzie's world to unlock the secret and clear Lizzie's name.
Dizzy Miss Lizzie is the first book in the Kasey Kronicles series. It has been nominated for a 2014 Next Generation Indie Award and for a 2014 NIEA Award.
David Smith has re-released his novel, They Ate Peaches. This story is a unique mixture of love and multi-racial characters who travel from the congested streets of New York City to the blood-soaked soil of Israel.
Jacob is a neurotic laborer. While en route to Israel and his roots, he stops in New York City where he meets David, a successful surgeon. The two become lovers, and David agrees to meet Jacob in Tel Aviv. Once there, Jacob introduces David to the formidable, lovely Charlotta Weiss, a former soldier whom men fear and women envy. The trio experience a love that compares to no other, yet feels right.
When David is injured by a terrorist bomb, he realizes the moral desire within him to give back to the people and the land. The three decide to build a hospital in the middle of the war torn country. Their mission is to provide care, without prejudice, to anyone who needs it but they are met with brutal hatred and violence.
Bombs, earthquakes, collapsed buildings, terrorists and the Israeli secret service try to break the bond between these three lovers, but do not succeed. Centuries-old hatred, however, could be the one thing to destroy them.
Our third release is Bhisti by Mary Cote. Bhisti Incorporated has finally received government approval to introduce their hydrogen cell fuel to the world – they have perfected the process which allows vehicles to run on water. The upcoming announcement, though, has angered the bio-fuel world, and some of them would stop at nothing to prevent Bhisti from moving ahead. Virginia Darnell is ready for them. As head of security for the family company, she is prepared for just about every contingent, except one. Now the life of her niece hangs in the balance, and the threat expands to include even more of the Darnell clan. She has to stop them, before her entire family is sacrificed on the altar of greed and hatred.
|Posted on September 29, 2014 at 2:50 PM||comments (0)|
It’s that most wonderful time of the year, at least if you’re a writer with an Indie publisher. Yes, it’s Awards Nominations time, and Writers AMuse Me Publishing has the following announcements.
Dizzy Miss Lizzie, by R.M Clark.
The first in the Kasey Kronicles Series of mysteries for Middle Grades has been nominated for a 2014 Next Generation Indie Award and for a 2014 NIEA Award.
Enter Eternity by Honey Boudreaux
Honey’s second book, this one a paranormal, has been nominated for a 2014 Next Generation Indie Award and for a 2014 NIEA Award.
Still, At Your Door; A Fictional Memoir by Emma Eden Ramos
Emma’s YA novel about a young girl struggling to help her family cope with their mother’s mental illness, has been nominated for a 2014 Next Generation Indie Award and for a 2014 NIEA Award.
We are incredibly proud of all our writers and their work, and we wish these three authors very much success. Winners will be announced in the late spring/early summer of 2015.
|Posted on September 22, 2014 at 12:20 PM||comments (0)|
We are thrilled to be sharing Marc and Kathy Holland's new one act play, Unclaimed Baggage. What do you do when your ride home from the airport doesn't show, but a complete stranger does? Mona Lisa Blake, a fledgling artist, deplanes to find a nondescript C.P.A., Dennis Arnold, waiting. Dennis also is in possession of her boyfriend's cell phone. Their styles clash, their metaphors mix, and sparks fly, especially when they try to match wits with Sarah, the wise-cracking and seemingly omnipotent airline employee. Book a seat for this romantic comedy and buckle up. There's turbulence ahead.
This is Marc's fourth play, and once again his brilliance shines!
Because we didn't want Marc to feel lonely today, we also are re-releasing Redemption by Mary Cote. Corruption and manipulation are running rampant when Father Adamo Bianchi returns to Rome to attend his mother's funeral. He is sure that his two younger sisters are condemned to eternal damnation because of their activities. Abuse of power, indulgences, espionage and murder all become integral aspects of Adamo's life while he disregards the moral virtues that propelled his vocation. Will he sacrifice his sisters on the altar of lust for Crimson silk?
Holy Orders be damned! Chiara knows what is happening inside the walls of the Papal Palace, and it is anything but holy!
This new, updated version is available at all the regular outlets.
|Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:50 PM||comments (0)|
It’s finally here! This is the day we’ve been planning for… weeks of planning!
We were tired of never ‘really’ meeting out authors, of communicating through emails, messages, IM, phone calls… it has been too impersonal, and we just don’t like that. It’s the curse of the small publisher, but we are about to change that!!
We want you to see how… for lack of a better word, ‘wonderful’ we are. More to the point, though, we want you to get to know our authors, where they come from, what they are like in real life, and what makes them tick. To this end, we are inviting you along on our trip. It’s an e-road trip on e-roads with a lot of e-mishaps along the way. Embrace your inner Bambi, buckle up, click the link, and come along. It’s going to be one crazy ride.