howell's stormJust Published! Award-winning author Jim Leeke’s next book, HOWELL’S STORM, uncovers the story of New York City’s only official rainmaker, Wallace E. Howell, an unintentional celebrity, dedicated scientist, and climate entrepreneur whose activities stirred controversy among government officials, meteorologists, theologians, farmers, and resort owners alike. Hired as a municipal rainmaker—literally, not figuratively—by New York City Mayor William O’Dwyer, the Harvard-educated meteorologist was the city’s last hope to end a crippling year-long drought. (Chicago Review Press, 2019)


Just Published! In THE BATTLE TO DO GOOD: INSIDE MCDONALD’S SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY, Bob Langert, who spent three decades inside McDonald’s, shares a never-before-told, behind-the-scenes look at the fast-food giant’s sustainability efforts, including packaging, waste, recycling, obesity, deforestation, and animal welfare. During those years, Langert and his team at McDonald’s locked horns with powerful NGOs such as Greenpeace, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and Corporate Accountability and worked with experts such as Temple Grandin, the World Wildlife Fund, and Conservation International. (Emerald Publishing, 2019)

the lifecycle tradeUsing extensive proprietary research, THE LIFECYCLE TRADE provides unique and valuable insight into finding and trading big, winning stocks. This revolutionary guide shares never-before-published data and statistics to help investors learn how to spot and profit from IPOs and Super Growth Stocks. The work of Boboch, Donnelley, Krull, and Daill has been endorsed by the likes of John Boik, Peter Brandt, Jack Schwager, and other market masters. (Blanca Graciela, 2018)

the entrepreneurial sellIn THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SELL: Tools and Techniques Every Start Up Needs to Succeed, noted entrepreneur, business executive, and entrepreneurship professor Cheryl Mayberry McKissack, former COO of Johnson Publishing, shares the essential inside information every entrepreneur needs in order to found and grow a new venture, with special emphasis on the most critical skill every entrepreneur must master: selling. This useful guide goes beyond that to look at defining entrepreneurial character traits and spirit, choosing a business type, defining a product, and analyzing customers and using digital marketing and research to create a feedback loop to grow your venture. Features a foreword from Steven S. Rogers, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. (Martin Publishing, 2018)

BMamlokob Mamlok’s debut title, THE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RELIEF CORPS IN WARTIME CHINA, 1937–1945, takes readers inside the hitherto untold story of dedicated, determined doctors who fought fascism in Germany, Spain, and China, the latter of which forced them to work with rival factions—nationalists and communists—and to do so as enemy aliens treating patients amidst poverty, war, corruption, horrendous living conditions, and a treacherous landscape. (McFarland, 2018)

walling bloodstained sandsMike Walling’s latest, BLOODSTAINED SANDS, a history of the role of U.S. Amphibious Forces during World War II, featuring never-before-seen oral histories as well as entries from diaries, ships logs, and official reports from the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and Marines, tracing their operational history from Guadalcanal to Casablanca, Sicily, Normandy, Iwo Jima, and finally Okinawa. Features fascinating accounts from Underwater Demolition Teams, Attack Transport crews, and other unsung heroes of World War II. (Osprey, 2017)

mbanda barefoot bishopRt. Rev. Dr. Laurent Mbanda, Ph.D., Bishop of Shyira Diocese’s FROM BAREFOOT TO BISHOP, about perseverance, inspiration, and faith that will motivate readers toward a life of compassion, service, and mission. This is the unique story of one man’s struggle—and success—to achieve an education, to provide compassion to those in need, and to lead with purpose. (Changing Lives Press, 2017)

Leeke-DugoutsToTrenches.inddAuthor Jim Leeke’s latest award-winning title, FROM THE DUGOUTS TO THE TRENCHES: Baseball During the Great War, a history of organized baseball during World War I, examining the teams, players, owners, and sportswriters who managed both America’s favorite pastime and the Great War, striving to keep major league baseball afloat when the world was aflame. A SABR award-winner. (University of Nebraska Press, 2017)

p@wLMAP 360 assessment creator Ronald Warren, PhD’s PERSONALITY AT WORK, a practical guide that helps readers identify and explain thirteen personality traits that drive or derail bottom-line results, showing them how to focus on positive behaviors and mitigate negative behaviors in order to improve leadership, teamwork, and communications; become more effective at work; and feel more satisfied with their careers. (McGraw-Hill, 2017)

fit mattersInternational business consultants Moe Carrick and Cammie Dunaway’s FIT MATTERS, an accessible, practical guide for employees at any career stage to find the right work fit by maximizing the five essential elements that matter most, matching their own skills, strengths, and interests to an organization’s culture, goals, and mission in order to create a win-win environment, experience fulfillment, and enjoy long-term success. (Maven House Press, 2017)

smith pricingTim Smith, Ph.D’s PRICING DONE RIGHT, a down-to-earth guide for real-world managers and executives looking to establish pricing structures that are in synch with costs, value, supply and demand, branding, and all the other issues that should be reflected in the dollar signs associated with a company’s goods and services. (Wiley, 2016)

suddenly singleWriters Barbara Ballinger and Margaret Crane’s SUDDENLY SINGLE AFTER 50, sharing their individual and parallel experiences of becoming suddenly single after fifty and sixty, providing with compassion, authenticity, and humor a dose of real-world insight and useful tips for navigating life alone, tackling such issues as singlehood, finances, careers, friendship, dating, and—yes—sex. (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016)

1453844018InequalityEqualizerCareer coach, executive recruiter, and popular business speaker Jena Abernathy’s THE INEQUALITY EQUALIZER, a no-nonsense guide for professionals who are ready to do what it takes to work their way into the C Suite for a long, rewarding, and successful career—on their terms. Abernathy shows readers what it means to want it, claim it, and own it when it comes to their careers. (Ankerwycke, 2016)


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