Posted October 17, 2017
Dictionary Day celebrates the birthday of American lexicographer Noah Webster, who was born on October 16, 1758.
August 11, 2017
KiCam Projects, one of our new publishers, strives to change the world through true stories that inspire and inform. KiCam Projects was founded in 2015 by Lori Highlander to promote great storytelling that makes a difference in people’s lives and features stories of survival and recovery. Through KiCam, authors have the ability to donate a portion of their proceeds to nonprofit organizations, a further testament to their character that endears them to readers.
To follow is a list of KiCam’s Fall 2017 releases along with links to interviews with each of the authors:
A Corner of Heaven by Laura Dewire
Sometimes a baby has a job to do that the earth is too small to hold. This is the illustrated story of one family's journey from heartbreak to hope after baby Kulen was born sleeping and never made it home to join his three big sisters. A comforting resource for adults to help young children understand, discuss, and process the loss of their long-awaited sibling.
A Joyful Life: How to Use Your Creative Spirit to Manage Depression by Michèle Swiderski
Michèle Swiderski shares her hard-won wisdom from fighting through depression by weaving together her passion for creativity and her belief in the power of the Creative Spirit to give readers a sense of hope, health, and wholeness.
As Sure As Tomorrow Comes by Danielle and Christopher Jones
Danielle and Christopher Jones were married for better or for worse, in sickness and in health, for richer or for poorer. They just never imagined they would experience all of those things in their first few years of marriage: including unemployment, a terrifying medical diagnosis, and the loss of their 10 day-old son. As Sure As Tomorrow Comes is a model of perfect love in the face of life's imperfections, told through Danielle and Christopher's experiences.
Accept, Reflect, Commit: Your First Steps to Addiction Recovery by Kayla Scoumis
Based on expert clinical experience, Accept, Reflect, Commit: Your First Steps to Addiction Recovery prepares readers for the recovery journey, enabling them to take inventory of their lives and start thinking about concepts such as trusting the process, the victim mentality, people pleasing, anger management, and forgiveness.
Available September 2017
(Extra)Ordinary: More Inspirational Stories of Everyday People by Keith Maginn
Once controlled by addiction, Todd Crandell is now an addiction counselor—and a world-class Ironman triathlete.
Born with no arms or legs, Nick Vujicic fought back from the brink of suicide to become a faith-driven motivational speaker. These are just two of the 10 inspiring lives featured in (Extra)Ordinary: More Inspirational Stories of Everyday People—tales of individuals who started out as "ordinary" but have proven to be anything but.
Available October 2017
Beautiful Scars: A Life Redefined by Kilee Brookbank
After being burned in a house explosion at 16, Kilee Brookbank discovered strength she never knew she had. Beautiful Scars is her story of recovery, healing, and hope.
Available November 2017
Salvation on Death Row: The Pamela Perillo Story by John Thorngren
Convicted of capital murder in 1980, Pamela Perillo sat on Texas's Death Row awaiting lethal injection. But in 2000, she was re-sentenced from death to life in prison. Pamela's story is one of imprisonment but also hope—of finding the Christian faith and creating a meaningful life.
Available January 2018