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Drowning Under Pressure -- New Novel Offers Gritty, Authentic Portrayal of the Modern Life of Teenagers
DALLAS and BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Growing up isn't what it used to be. Recent studies show that the life of an average teenager is becoming increasingly more stressful, with pressures to succeed from parents and from media and peers to experiment and explore urges. Phillip Benningfield takes readers inside the life of a modern teenager and his friends as they navigate a world of sex, drugs and school demands in the new novel, The Cry of Them (now available through 1stBooks).
Malachite Lion -- A novel featuring an unplanned adventure in East Africa
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Libraries are full of travel books on Africa, but Malachite Lion, (now available through 1stBooks) by Richard Modlin, is a superb narrative of an unplanned adventure, a modern odyssey that recounts the mysteries and paradoxes of East Africa. Travel writer William Chapman says, "The attention to detail is superb. This book will be a great primer for anyone planning a trip to East Africa."
Help from Dr. Selma -- Author offers explanation of Bible to include gay, lesbian, biaffectionate, transgendered community
DETROIT, Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life," John 3:16. This is one of the most well-known Bible passages of all time, and author Selma Massey stresses that there are no exceptions to this Scripture. In her new book, Dr. Selma! Help (now available through 1stBooks), she explains how lesbian, gay, "biaffectionate" and transgendered (LGBT) people are equally loved in God's eyes.
A Fearless Dreamer - New Book of Poetry Explores the Emotions in Relationships
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dreams are the playground for the subconscious, people's hidden desires and thoughts. Poetry is the release of raw emotion, and the very essence of these feelings is forever stained on paper. The new e-Book, Fearless Dreamer (now available through 1stBooks), by Harold E. Wheeler, is a culmination of the two, an expression of subconscious desires and the feelings they awaken within.
The Legends of God's Country - New Book of Short Stories Collects Legacies of Idaho Panhandle
HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich., Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Deep in the Selkirk Mountains, where the sky reflects in the waters of Priest Lake, a sense of something more ancient than history permeates the fresh, crisp air. From this hallowed region, comes a collection of stories. Kaniksu Two: Masselow, Fabled Waters, She Who Sees and Other Stories (now available through 1stBooks), by Thomas F. Lacy, celebrates the spirit of the Idaho panhandle.
Words from God - Author offers new messages from God
WATSONVILLE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Norma L. Christensen used to be just another registered nurse. She had come to believe that God would never be truly known to humans and didn't think much about religious faith. However, once spirits began writing through her, she found new faith in God. One day, she took a chance and asked to speak to Jesus. As a result, The New Word of God (now available through 1stBooks) was given to her during conversations with God.
Tides of Life - New Book Explores the Emotional Issues of Life and the Hope Beyond
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada, Oct. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Life is a whirlwind of good and evil. Every day, tragedies befall innocent people, and hardworking individuals live in fear of being crushed by their responsibilities. In honor of these individuals, Patrice K. Owiafe explores the pains of society and offers hope in his new book, Tides of Life (now available through 1stBooks).