Author Spotlight

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Paradise Lost, Mollie Bach

Health advisor and self-published author Mollie Bach has experienced the pain of alcohol addiction, both from a professional perspective and a personal one—the latter leaving her an orphan after both her parents committed suicide due to alcoholism. After a lengthy journey that saw her spiral down to the depths of breakdowns and anorexia, Bach seeks to reveal the horror that alcoholism brings to families through her book, Paradise Lost. Bach intimately spoke about the tragic happenings of her childhood and her writing motivations in this in-depth feature published on Mirror Online.


Intentional Living and Leadership, Craig Sroda

Former Pinnacle CEO and now self-published author Craig Sroda shares the secret of his success in his book entitled Intentional Living and Leadership: Consciousness, Choice and Planning for Success. Though life was not always kind to Sroda early on, he persevered to eventually make a name for himself in the world of information technology. In Intentional Living, Sroda seeks to help readers have the life they have always imagined through equal parts goal-setting and smart decision-making. For a peek into Sroda’s book, head over to coachingtip.com where the book is featured. To learn more about Sroda, check out this interview on thenativesociety.com.


Guess Who's Eating Your Profits . . . , Craig A.Whitfield

Self-published author Craig A. Whitfield draws on his lifelong experiences in a decorated career in law enforcement to pen his first book. With employee theft accounting for 75% of a restaurant’s inventory losses, Whitfield hopes that the book will serve as a guide to restaurateurs in identifying, investigating, and prosecuting employees who might be stealing from their business. He talks at length about his book and the dilemma that restaurant owners face with this kind of modus operandi in features in the South Bend Tribune and Restaurant Hospitality.


Dr. Jack’s Dog Facts, John Bloxham, DVM

Veterinarian and now self-published author John Bloxham delves into over 50 years of experience to come up with a comprehensive and relatable guide for the treatment of common ailments that afflict man’s best friend in his book Dr. Jack’s Dog Facts: A Guide To Common Canine Ailments. The book was reviewed by the blog Hey Lorri, which gave it three out of five stars. You can check out the full review here. Recently, Dr. Bloxham’s title was featured on the website Dakota’s Den. You can check it out by clicking here.


A Heart to Mend, Westley Thomas

A Vietnam War veteran who had received commendation for professionalism, devotion to duty, and courage, self-published author Westley Thomas showcased his literary marksmanship when he penned the book A Hard Decision. Thomas takes from his experiences down in the trenches and applies it to a story that tackles the collision between the realities of the battlefield and the homefront. Listen to the author talk about his book in this segment in the http://www.thenationaldefense.com.


Tolerance of Uncertainty, John Bancroft

In a decorated decade-long career as director of the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, John Bancroft has painstakingly explored uncertainty and its role in sexuality and applies this to other areas of human existence in his book. His title, which was published just this year, was featured on the Kinsey Institute newsletter Kinsey Today and on the University of Cambridge website as one of the books to look for. He also discussed the impact of both certainty and uncertainty in our lives in these recently-published articles. You can view them here and here.


The Tribes, D. Chris Buttar

Even after a decade-long stint as senator for the state of Utah, D. Chris Buttar continues to be a lightning rod for attention after publishing his science fiction novel. Widely considered to be one of the most polarizing figures to come out of Utah legislature, Buttar bends and at the same time blends both fact and fiction in a story that had been years in the making. In this feature for the Standard Examiner, Buttar’s title is reviewed and is praised for having an “intriguing story.” Read more about it here.


Wounds Caused by Gossip, O.C. Isom II

As the founder, bishop, and senior pastor of Word Up Apostolic Ministries, O.C. Isom II has spent a considerable amount of time seeking solutions to put an end to conflicts brought about gossip. He may have done just that and sought to share in his published book with the world. Listen to Isom as he speaks about his message of healing and restoration in the KTAR News podcast The God Show.


My Three Years Working for Michael Jackson, Robert Wegner

Michael Jackson's head of security who appeared on many entertainment shows.


The Truth Behind The Badge, Rick Robinson

He has appeared on NBC Dateline, CBS 60 Minutes, ABC Nightline, CNN’s Larry King Live, and FOX’s America’s Most Wanted as guest.


Bob Dylan and the Beatles, Volume One of the Best of the Blacklisted Journalist, Al Aronowitz

He was known as The Blacklisted Journalist and has often been called The Godfather of Rock Journalism. His Pop Scene column in the New York Post certainly turned him into one of the world’s most powerful rock journalists. Those columns, plus his writings in The Saturday Evening Post, The Village Voice, and many other publications, set the tone for all subsequent coverages of rock and roll. He also introduced the Beatles and Bob Dylan to each other and marijuana. The author is mentioned in every documentary about the Beatles or Bob Dylan for his contribution.


Adrenaline Adventure & Almost a Wise Guy, Fran Capo

She was the world’s fastest talking woman, did over 300 radio interviews, and book signings on top of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Titanic.


Time Will Tell, Yemi Elegunde

He was featured on BBC Breakfast and The Daily Mirror to talk about parental child abduction and his experience as a child smuggled out of the country by his father.


Getting Up, Getting Over, Getting On, Micki McWade

Her book is featured on two articles, in USA Today and in CNN.com. In these articles, she talks about the factors that lead to the failure of a relationship or marriage.


The Idea That Changed Retail History, Anjolena North

At times, the biggest successes come from near-failures. Alabama-bred self-published author Anjolina North is a living testament to that as she aspires to invoke and influence the passion for change in everyone through her book. The book was talked about at length on The Ed Tyll Show. You can view the video here.


Dr. Jack’s Dog Facts, John Bloxham, DVM

Veterinarian and now self-published author John Bloxham delves into over 50 years of experience to come up with a comprehensive and relatable guide for the treatment of common ailments that afflict man’s best friend in his book Dr. Jack’s Dog Facts: A Guide To Common Canine Ailments. The book was recently reviewed by the blog Hey Lorri, which gave it three out of five stars. You can check out the full review here.