Heather Lanier's RAISING A RARE GIRL, which chronicles the challenges and joys of parenting a daughter born with a rare genetic condition, has sold to Ginny Smith at Penguin Press in an exclusive submission.
The memoir will be based on her popular blog, Star in Her Eye, as well as an essay in Vela Magazine entitled "SuperBabies Don't Cry" which went viral and was hailed by Cheryl Strayed as "magnificent." Read it here.
Clarkson Potter (Penguin Random House) acquired World English rights to Afoot: Groundwork for Creative Walkers, at auction. Afoot is an interactive journal designed to unleash the power of walking for creativity, well-being, and adventure in the digital age.
Hippocrates stated that walking is the best medicine. For millennia, walking has been used to inspire, generate, and rejuvenate creative energy. Scientific and academic research has since confirmed what Hippocrates, Beethoven, Thoreau, and Woolf (to name but a few) all knew instinctively: walking truly is the best medicine. Organized around thematic prompts designed to help makers take a break from digital life and tap into the transformational magic of creative journaling, Afoot introduces us to innovative walkers throughout literature, art, philosophy, and history, and offers encouragement in the form of inspirational quotes.
Smith Whitehouse is Professor of English at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. For twenty years, she has taught writing to undergraduate and graduate students, and for over six years, she has taught an innovative interdisciplinary course on walking and writing.
J.L. Collins' beloved guide to personal finance (nearly 20,000 copies sold) has been released as an audiobook by Audible. Narrated by Jim himself, the audiobook also features an introduction read by Peter Adeney, a.k.a. Mr. Money Mustache. Buy your copy here.
The Mind Illuminated author Culadasa (John Yates, PhD) weighs in on the idea that meditation is actually a form of scientific research. Read the full article here.
Culadasa (John Yates, PhD) will be in New York in January 2017 to promote Touchstone's edition of The Mind Illuminated..
His tour schedule is as follows:
Alexa WIlding opens up about creativity, inspiration, and the way they came to the fore in the face of every mother's greatest fear. Read more here.
Culadasa's self-published bestseller THE MIND ILLUMINATED to be pubished by Touchstone in January 2017
Touchstone (an imprint of Simon & Schuster) will be publishing The Mind Illuminated, a previously self-published bestseller that's already sold over 20,000 copies. Touchstone's edition will be released on January 3rd, 2017. Bestselling author Sharon Salzberg raves that The Mind Illuminated "brings the path of meditation to life."
This complete meditation guide written by a neuroscientist turned acclaimed meditation master will also be published by Hay House in the UK, Arkana (an imprint of Random House) in Germany, Sirio Editorial in Spain, and Hakjisa in Korea.