Highlighted Titles

Every issue, Highlighted Titles recognizes the best newly released, independently published titles received by our editorial staff. These books are honored for exhibiting superior levels of creativity, originality, and design and production quality. A Highlighted Title garners well-deserved attention for the book, author, and publisher.

Our current selection of standout, independently published books can be read below.


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Category: Anthology/Spirituality

Patterns: Make 'Em and Break 'Em
Swedenborg Foundation Press, West Chester, PA; www.swedenborg.com; 272 page paperback; $15.95 (March 2013) ISBN-10: 0877852448

What are the patterns that define our lives? How do we create them? How do we know when it’s time to break them? How do we handle it when they’re broken for us? The more…


Category: Art / History / Reference

The Handy Art History Answer Book
Visible Ink Press, Canton, MI; www.visibleinkpress.com; 288 page paperback; $21.95 (June 2013) ISBN-10: 1578594170

The major art pieces, most important artists, and significant artistic movements from 35,000 BCE to today are collected together in this easy to read resource on art history. more…


Category: Business

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die
John Wiley & Sons; Hoboken, NJ; www.thepredictionbook.com; 320 page hardcover; $28.00 (February 2013) ISBN-10: 1118356853

You have been predicted — by companies, governments, law-enforcement, hospitals and universities. Their computers say, "I knew you were going to do that!" These more…


Category: Business / Customer Service

Hospitality From the Heart: Engage Your Employees, Deliver Extraordinary Service, and Create Loyal Guests
Beavers Pond Press; Edina, MN; www.beaverspondbooks.com; 152 page hardcover; 18.00 (February 2013) ISBN-10: 1592985793

You may serve great food. You may have a beautiful building and grounds. You may have the hippest decor. You may have all of the newest technology wants and needs. In today's more…


Category: Business / Entrepreneur

Start Your Own Home Business After 50: How to Survive, Thrive, and Earn the Income You Deserve
Quill Driver Books; Fresno, CA; www.quilldriverbooks.com; 200 page paperback; $16.95 (May 2013) ISBN-10: 1610351312

Written for people who are old enough to know who they are, what they want, and what skills they are best at, this guide shows exactly how to build a successful and profitable more…


Category: Business / Entrepreneur

The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs, Characteristics, and Habits of Elite Entrepreneurs
Johnson Media; Atlanta, GA; www.theentrepreneurmind.com; 268 page paperback; $16.95 (January 2013) ISBN-10: 0988479702

To achieve unimaginable business success and financial wealth—to reach the upper echelons of entrepreneurs, where you’ll find Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sara more…


Category: Business / Leadership

Leadership Competencies that Enable Results: A Guide to Coaching Leaders to Lead as Coaches
Brown Books Publishing Group; Dallas TX; www.scopeofleadership.com; 232 page hardcover; $26.95 (June 2013) ISBN-10: 1612540988

This book explores the essentials of great leadership and establishes the principles that underpin the ability to coach, lead, and achieve high levels of organizational more…


Category: Business/Leadership/Women's Issues

Not In The Club: An Executive Woman's Journey Through the Biased World of Business
Deep Canyon Media, LLC, Beverly Hills, CA; www.deepcanyonmedia.com; 175 page hardcover; $24.99 (February 2013) 098590271X

While a number of women have risen to top levels in corporate US-based organizations, statistically they are exceptions at the executive levels and in boardrooms. Even when more…


Category: Children / Picture Book

A Different Little Doggy
Pen-Tech Professional; Greenville, WI; www.adifferentlittledoggy.com; 28 page hardcover; $9.99 (July 2013) ISBN-10: 0982096224

This book is a heartwarming story about a 6-lb Miniature Pinscher, Taz, and it teaches children ages 4 to 7 important lessons about friendship and acceptance. Taz is a disabled more…


Category: Children's Picture Book/Animals

War Dogs: Churchill and Rufus
Charlesbridge Publishing, Watertown, MA; www.charlesbridge.com; 48 page hardcover; $17.95 (February 2013) ISBN-10: 1580894143

Winston Churchill, often noted for his tenacious, bulldog-like personality, was one of the greatest wartime leaders of the modern era. But few people know that he was also a more…


Category: Childrens Picture Book

Maggie McNair Has Sugar Bugs in There
SBA Books; Daphne, AL; www.maggiemcnair.com; 36 page hardcover; $14.95 (January 2013) ISBN-10: 0971140464

Maggie McNair has not been honest about brushing her teeth. As a matter of fact, she hasn't been brushing at all! That's when the sugar bugs sneak out and start making their more…


Category: Cookbook

Omg. That's Paleo?
Scribe Publishing Company; Royal Oak, MI; www.paleOMG.com; 174 page paperback; $24.99 (February 2013) ISBN-10: 0985956240

This book features 30 new recipes never seen before on author Juli Bauer's blog, paleomg.com, as well as a selection of her best blog recipes. Sections include poultry, more…


Category: Education/Teaching

Handbook of Response to Intervention in Early Childhood
Brookes Publishing, Baltimore, MD; www.brookespublishing.com; 512 page hardcover; $56.95 (April 2013) ISBN-10: 1598571745

Response to intervention (RTI) is improving student outcomes in K–12 classrooms across the country, but how can it best be applied in early childhood settings? Find out more…


Category: Educational

Free Yourself from a CONSTIPATED Life
Journey II Health; Niagara Falls, NY; http://www.journeyiihealth.com; 230 page paperback; $16.95 (March 25, 2013) ISBN-10: 0615789463

Backed-Up Plumbing Got You Down? more…


Category: Enviromental / Do-It-Yourself

More Food From Small Places: Growing Denser, Deeper, Higher, Longer Vegetable Gardens
Great River Books; Salt Lake City, UT; www.greatriverbooks.com; 128 page paperback; $17.95 (May 2013) ISBN-10: 0915556421

This book presents new methods devised and tested by the author to maximize food production from a small yard. By tightly spacing plants in deep, fertile soil, training plants more…


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