Monday, March 30, 2009

Stress-Busting Vacations from Travel Therapy

Karen Schaler, author of Travel Therapy: Where Do You Need to Go?, made an appearance Saturday on Fox News to give suggestions for relaxing vacations to decompress from stress. Check out her suggestions here and learn more about travel destinations that will help you relieve stress, and save money, during tax time.

For more information go to her website

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Finalists Announced for the Lambda Literary Awards

We're excited to announce that Open, by Jenny Block, and Transgender History, by Susan Stryker, have been announced as finalists for the 21rst Annual Lambda Literary Awards, which "seek to recognize excellence in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature."

Jenny Block, author of Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage, has been named a finalist in the Bisexual category.

Susan Stryker, author of Transgender History, has been named a finalist in the Transgender category.

Winners will be announced May 28th, 2009, at an awards ceremony in New York! For more information go to the Lambda Literary Awards website here.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Start your LIST today!

We recently sent out The List: 100 Ways to Shake Up Your Life by Gail Belsky to some of our favorite female bloggers. Thanks to these great interviews and reviews, many readers have been inspired to start a List of their own. Check out these wonderful posts, then go over to Gail's website, ShakeUpList and get started building your own list, today.

For Her Information's Falise Platt added The List into a round up of great books for Women's History Month!

Gail was also interviewed by Rachel Kramer Bussel at her blog, The Lusty Lady. Here's a spicy quote: "I went topless in my twenties and thirties, but not since. Same thing with skinny dipping and watching porn." Click here for the rest of the interview.

The Book Lady already finished her giveaway but you can still check out her review here.

this review at Story Circle Book Review, which says, "I'll keep this one as a permanent part of my library and reread it for ideas when I get bored. Perhaps I'll flip it open and do whatever happens to be on that page. That is a sure way to step out of my comfort zone."

The Adventurous Women Blog is a great place to get ideas for new and exciting things to try. Check out this interview with Gail about what inspired her to write The List!

The Fly Girl Guide says "It’s a fun, upbeat, inspiring way to get out of the rut of your daily life. "

Bella Online
recommends the book for anyone looking for inspiration to shake up their lives!

And you can also listen to Gail's interview with Marrie Stone on the show Writers on Writing.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Open now available in trade paper

Author Jenny Block has a promo going on the trade paperback version of Open this week to sell 5,000 copies of her book!

It's a valiant goal, so we're here to help her make it happen!

Check it out today.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Own It! author Jennifer Musselman on KTLA TV

Own It! author Jennifer Musselman appeared on KTLA this morning and offered up expertise and advice for women looking to buy their own home. She discussed the economic climate and why this may be a great time for you to get the home you've always dreamed of. She also discussed how to start planning and saving if buying your own home is on the horizon. Check the great clips, here.