Pulmonologist, Ronald Kotler, M.D., author of Breathless—The Role of Compassion in Critical Care, has been invited to write a blog for Psychology Today. The themes of his blog will center on compassion. Read a sample blog, My Life as a Quadriplegic, click here.
Addicus True-Crime Book Featured on Oxygen Channel
An episode of Killer Siblings, which debuts on the Oxygen Channel in December, features an interview with Lynn Willis, author of the Addicus Books true-crime work, Unholy Covenant—A True Story of Murder in North Carolina by Lynn Willis. The book tells the tragic story of a young bride, Patricia Blakely, who is murdered by her husband and his brother.
Addicus Author Pens New Children’s Book
Janet Zappala, author of My Italian Kitchen, has penned a new children’s book, Guapo’s Giant Heart for Mascot Books. Based on a true story, the book tells the story of a baby calf, Guapo, with no place to live until a kind human adopts him and gives him a loving home. With a safe place to live and plenty of food and love, Guapo keeps growing. He is currently nearly 61/2 feet tall and a weighs nearly 3,000 pounds. The current world record for the size of a bull is held by Donetto, an Italian breed bull, that, by the age of eight, reached a height of 6 feet and one inch, weighing 3,840 pounds The book will be available in February 2022. To order, click on the link below:
Three Things Matter Most Is Featured Story on Jewish Press Website
Brett Atlas, author of Three Things Matter Most: Time, Relationships, and Money, was interviewed for a feature story in on Jewish Press website. Click here to read the full article. Brett’s book is now available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and the Apple Bookstore.
Korean Edition of Book on Pre-Natal Exercise Is Off the Press
The Korean edition of Exercising through Your Pregnancy is off the press in South Korea.
The Korean publisher is Yeong Mun Publishing. The foreign rights sale was handled by the Schulman Agency in New York City. Written by Catherine Cram, M.S., the book offers advice on exercise for pregnant woman.
Medical Memoir Now Available
The medical memoir, Breathless—The Role of Compassion in Critical Care, is now available through retailers. The author, Ronald Kotler, MD, draws from four decades of experience shares compelling stories of patients who were near death or who were facing the end-of-life. He takes readers behind the scenes as he describes the importance of compassion in the care for these patients. Dr. Kotler’s inspiring stories also salutes doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who make up the American healthcare system. His final chapter on “Self-Compassion” for healthcare professionals is particularly timely.
Dr. Kotler is a pulmonary/critical care medicine specialist at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. He has been a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught pulmonary pathophysiology.
Just Off the Press: Three Things Matter Most
Three Things Matter Most—Linking Time, Relationships, and Money is off the press and selling briskly. The author, Brett Atlas explains how the quick pace at which we live our lives often results in our losing track of the things that influence the quality of our lives. Those three things are time, relationships, and money—not how much money we have about how we handle it. Atlas, lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with his wife and children.
New Memoir Reveals Abuse by Priests
In his new memoir, Behind Sacred Walls, Michael Roberts tells a story of his abuse by Catholic priests. Roberts, who came from a family of devout Catholics, explains how he felt powerless to break away from the abuse. Even when he finally gathered the courage to report the abuse to a trust priest, he was sexually abused by that priest. Roberts explains how he was able to finally able break away from the abuse and the red tape he dealt with in settling the matter with the Catholic Church. The book will be available in mid to late December 2021.
Divorce in New Hampshire Now Available
Addicus Books has published another book in its series on divorce. Divorce in New Hampshire—The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect is authored by attorneys Jessica Eckert and Dana Prescott. The book offers answers to more than 350 commonly asked questions by couple who are divorcing. Easy to understand, the book is written in a question-and-answer format.
Addicus Copy Editor Retires
“We want to wish congratulations to Gerry M, our copy editor of twenty years,” said Rod Colvin, Publisher at Addicus Books. “She has provided us with two decades of meticulous copy-editing work. We will miss her. I just received this note from her.”
According to Gerry, “It has really been fun working with the team at Addicus Books!! I admire that in the publishing world gone mad with mega mergers and ever-condensing numbers of publishing houses, you have held onto an independent house. I’ve also have appreciated how you take such admirable hands-on interest in your books! MAJOR KUDOS!! I’ve worked for a number of the “big name” publishing houses over the years, but they have become soul-less. Without a doubt, I’ve enjoyed working with Addicus Books the most!”