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

Happy St. Patrick’s Day with Laddy O’Luck

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, it is only appropriate that we give our readers a peek inside the story of Written by Mac Kennedy, a is picture book that imagines the history of Laddy, one of the first leprechauns in all of Ireland. Laddy is in charge of sharing the luck of the leprechauns with the whole world. His story provides a message of hope: if you are down on your luck, Laddy will be there for you. You just have to look for him! Below is the start of his whimsical story. Laddy O’Luck was one of the first ever leprechaunsin all … read more

Children’s Book Featured Title – Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles, and Lots and Lots of Noodles

We are excited to feature the soon to be released Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles, and Lots and Lots of Noodles this month. Written by Mascot alum and Mom’s Choice Award Winner  and . His work leans on the concepts of crankiness and survival—which were ever-present in his childhood—and the practice of acknowledgment, which he has learned through his zen practiceYou don’t want to miss this one. Stephen’s latest work is delightful, warm, and full of important lessons. Preorder your copy today! read more

Subplot Publishing Feature—Sainted in Error

Subplot (noun): a side story that runs parallel to the main plot. How did the relationship with begin?In September of 2020, I received the submission for ’s opening had me hooked. I wanted to know about the dynamic between Maggie and Cynthia that brought them to this trial and the descriptive sentences painted a vivid picture as I read. Within just ten pages, I knew this was a title we had to publish. Once Subplot became a more concrete imprint, I thought about the fiction titles I brought in recently, and it was no question that read more