A Knock on the Door Excerpt

We are thrilled to share a sneak preview of the latest page turner from (coming October 2022) tells the story of Lori Crawford, a small town journalist whose world is turned upside down by the death of her husband, Jack. After twenty-five years of marriage, she thought the rest of her life would be spent in an uncomplicated, happy life. But just as Lori feels she’s coming out on the other side of her grief, Jack’s former assistant, Rita Johnson, discovers information that convinces Lori that Jack was murdered.The two women vow to bring the perpetrator to justice, but time … read more

What Our Staff is Reading

It has been a busy month for our staff as we continue to evaluate submissions, edit manuscripts, and market our incredible books. However, that work has not kept everyone from reading some incredible, thought-provoking books in their free time. Our CEO, Naren, is continuing to expand his knowledge of the nonfiction space by diving into the bestseller Ben deemed last month “Athletic April” and spent his time reading Julia is reading Caitie is reading The Woman Outside My Door by Rachel RyanFrancys is reading The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila HarrisKristin is reading The Final Girl Support … read more

May 2022 New Releases

For many, May is a period of renewal and taking things slowly—when it isn’t quite summer yet, but you’re feeling the warmth of spring. The books below will keep readers occupied, entertained, and learning throughout the month and into the summertime. As always, please leave us comments or reviews of this month’s books; we love to hear from readers, and our authors do too! , health plan expert Marc S. Ryan outlines how to navigate this complicated system and offers pathways to reform for our seemingly broken healthcare system. 

The Healthcare Labyrinth by Marc S. Ryan by Dr. Steven J. Cyr. Available May … read more

Featured Upcoming: The Indian Dance Show by Radhika Sen

Releasing May 3, Radhika Sen’s first children’s book,, will transport you to the vibrant world of Indian dance. The book features more than a dozen dance styles for you to learn and enjoy through step-by-step rhyming recitals. Sen is a lifelong lover of art. Her childhood in Arizona was filled with dance and music lessons of all kinds. After graduating from the Arathi School of Dance in high school, she continued performing various types of Indian dance as a student at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In preparation for the book’s release, we’re pleased to share further … read more

Featured Author: Najma Khorrami

As we continue to deal with the pandemic’s effects, adapt to returning to in-person work and social events, and cope with the general stress of the world, self-care is at the forefront of many people’s minds.  Author and public health professional provides a wealth of research-based evidence and straightforward advice to help reduce stress, build confidence, and improve your mental and physical health. Containing more than just a spoonful of insight into life’s most valuable lessons, this book will strengthen you from the core outward and provides the tools readers need to thrive and enjoy life to the fullest. Khorrami … read more

Your Savvy Guide to Getting Started with Instagram

Not only has All of your posts should have a similar feel. On Instagram, the pages that perform best are the pages where there is a common aesthetic throughout. If there is a certain filter, photo style, or even angle you prefer to take your pictures at, use that to your advantage to develop your brand further. Don’t include too much text in your images—leave that for the caption. Keep your visuals clean, engaging, and visually appealing. Read more Even though Instagram is about visuals, your caption is still important. Make sure that every caption engages, entertains, or educates. You … read more

What Our Staff is Reading

As a book publisher, . Lauren, a Senior Production Editor, is currently working on her master’s thesis in English Literature, so she is reading a lot about the Civil War, Reconstruction, architecture, and Civil Rights. A couple books she is reading now are by Josh Linkner. Nina is VP of Production and is reading The Husbands by Chandler Baker. Taylor is our Social Media and Content Manager and just finished Russians Among Us: Sleeper Cells, Ghost Stories, and the Hunt for Putin’s Spies by Gordon Corera. She has started The Duke and I by Julia Quinn for something a … read more

Getting to Know Glenda Winders, Author of Sainted In Error

One of our flagship Subplot Publishing titles, . What was the inspiration behind this plot of murder, friendship, and mental illness? What were some of your goals with this book?Sainted in Error was inspired by close-up experiences with undiagnosed and untreated mentally ill people. Often such people ruin their lives and the lives of the people around them either by refusing to seek help because of the stigma attached to that type of disorder or by finding help with underqualified practitioners. One of my goals was to draw attention to this serious problem, and the other was to tell a compellingread more

April 2022 New Releases

This April, we have four incredible nonfiction titles debuting across two of our imprints: Amplify Publishing and Mascot Books. All of them are great reads to inspire you, feed you, and teach you. Plus, we have six wonderful Children’s books from Mascot Kids. We hope they catch your eye and look forward to hearing your reviews! Amplify Publishing, our flagship imprint, is dedicated to excellence in business, politics, and big ideas. This month’s new releases include by Sarah Young, a book that aims to empower  readers to lead in everyday situations, by Janet Thompson, which details Janet’s personal story … read more

Thinking Outside of the Box—Hybrid Publishing

shares how she got her who-done-it mystery suspense novel, , published when the traditional way failed.I vividly remember typing the last sentence of my novel. I took a deep breath and opened my eyes wide to hold back the tears. Years of work had come to completion, but little did I know that the really hard work was yet to come—getting published.  I knew that an agent was needed and that the agent would find a publisher for my genre—mystery, suspense. I was told by my writing professor to use agentquery.com and put in my genre and then a list … read more