Remember Woodstock...?

**I am currently out of review copies for this title. Links for reviews of it can be found on the left sidebar.**

by Linanne G. Sackett
photography by Barry Z. Levine Published by Channel Photographics
Hardcover/176 pages/$35.00

ISBN: 978-1439222614

The Woodstock Story Book
contains never before seen photos of the three day music festival that became legendary.

Barry Z. Levine, the still photographer for the Academy Award winning Woodstock film, leads us through the grassy cow pasture to the sardine packed staging area and the garbage strewn aftermath. In those 3 days, he shot so many photos that he had blisters on his thumb and index finger from clicking the shutter and advancing the film.

With text written by Linanne G. Sackett that resonates with the humor and charm of Dr. Seuss, the book presents a chronological account of the event.
Along with a foreword by the Woodstock Clown Prince, Wavy Gravy, The Woodstock Story Book includes four perfect-for-framing 8” x 10” fine art prints of iconic rock legends Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jerry Garcia, and Joe Cocker and a free redeemable 24” x 36” full color poster. This rare volume is a must have for anyone who was at Woodstock, wish they had been, or for anyone wanting a bird’s eye view of a great historical event of the 60’s.
To request a review copy for coverage on your online outlet, please email me at onlinepublicist [AT] gmail [DOT] com. I have VERY limited copies of this title available, so please only request a copy if you are certain you can provide a review for it. Mailing is available to US addresses only.

Introducing the Harlequin project!

BETWEEN ME AND THE RIVER: Living Beyond Cancer: A Memoir
by Carrie Host

Published by Harlequin/August 2009/Hardcover

ISBN: 978-0-373-89214-3

Author website:

"I do have a future, and the picture of that future is made up of a multitude of tiny dots called 'right now.'"

Carrie Host knows that the diagnosis of a life-threatening illness takes a split second to change your life, as well as the lives of your partner, parents, children and all who love you. Packed with inspiration, advice, comfort and hope, Between Me and the River is Host's candid and uplifting memoir of how she found the strength and fortitude to triumph over a rare form of cancer, and craft a new and meaningful life.

When told at forty, with her youngest child just ten months old, that she had carcinoid tumor, Host felt as if she'd been hurled into a raging river, stripped of all forms of potential rescue. The voyage of this strong-minded, openhearted woman out of that river and onto safe shores is told with uncompromising honesty and respect for the miracles that medicine and love can work.

While dealing with practical issues such as how to find the best medical team and what to tell the children, Host also recounts the many spiritual and eye-opening lessons that made her journey so bearable: how to see what is available rather than what is absent, how to free up energy to heal by letting go of anger and fear, and how to believe in the future.

Host's unquenchable sense of humor in the midst of suffering creates poignant moments of laughter through tears. Bracing, lyrical and deeply moving, Between Me and the River is a tribute to one life, and all lives, rerouted by illness. This remarkably honest book provides a deep sense of insight and understanding for survivors, caregivers, family members and friends.


Please email me to request a review copy of this title: onlinepublicist [AT] gmail [DOT] com. I have several copies available for international shipping. I am also organizing a small blog tour for this project. Please let me know if you would like to take part. This author is available for interviews.


Tuesday, July 21, 2009

BIG Giveaway Results!

Hello, hello! Thank you to everyone to participated in the BIG giveaway. I know the rules got a wee bit confusing, but everyone did great with it! Once I created the list and added the multiples, there were 82 entries in this contest. Not bad, huh?

I plugged the list into the List Randomizer over at and the winner is:

List Randomizer

There were 82 items in your list. Here they are in random order:

  1. Jessica

That Jessica is none other than J.Danger, herself! woot woot! Congrats!! Leave a comment that you saw this and I'll get those out to you right away!

I have several new projects to launch, so I will be getting back to scheduled programming for a bit, but you're all going to love what I'm offering, so check back often!

Monday, July 13, 2009

The BIG Giveaway


Up for grabs this time around, I have a whole smattering of goodies for ya! And the goodies are as follows:

*mouse pad from Book Club Girl with the Betty Smith quote: 'The world was hers for the reading' on it
*Food, Inc., edited by Karl Weber (finished paperback)
Gone to Green by Judy Christie (ARC) (I LOVE this book!)
*The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Brontë by Syrie James (ARC)
The Sword of Medina by Sherry Jones (ARC)
Crush by Alan Jacobson (ARC)

And what do you need to do to be entered into this super awesome giveaway? There are several ways to gain entry into this one. Please pay attention to the details as I will not enter folks who do not participate in one of the following:

1. Visit: Leave a comment here relaying some bit of information you learned from the site.

2. Leave a comment on one of Marc's blog posts:

3. Follow Marc on Twitter:

4. Listen to Marc's interview with Linda Wertheimer on
NPR and leave a comment here noting something you found interesting from it.

If you do one of the above AND tweet the giveaway as well, you will receive 2 entries. Please remember to use @OnlinePublicist in your tweet. A tweet without doing one of the above will not be entered. Feel free to enter more than once! This giveaway is open internationally and will close Monday, July 20, 2009 at midnight, CST, with the winner being announced on Tuesday, July 21, 2009. If the winner does not contact me to claim the prize within 7 days, it will go to the next person from the list.

Good luck and thank you for participating!!

Beautiful Photography Book for Review

**I am currently out of review copies for this title. Links for current reviews of it can be found on the left sidebar.**

Visions of America: Photographing Democracy
by Joseph Sohm

Publisher: Visions of America, LLC (Jan. 25, 2009)

Hardcover, 312 pages

ISBN: 978-0970795717

Visions of America addresses a single question: How do you photograph democracy? After all, democracy is an “idea” and not something one can easily wrap one’s lens around.

But photographing democracy is indeed what Joseph Sohm has done in this epic journey across the 50 states. To capture this country’s incredible diversity, Sohm framed his national work as George Seurat might a pointillist painting.

With each photograph, an individual dot was applied to his American canvas. Spanning three decades, tens of thousands of images were assembled in what becomes a compelling mosaic. Sohm takes us on an insightful journey down the back roads and byways of the U.S., which ultimately leads to a deeper understanding of who we are as a nation.

Visions of America
is a sweeping portrait of life in the American democracy, a portrait that shows us the United States. With a foreword by legendary travel writer, Paul Theroux and lyrics by two of America’s most distinguished songwriters, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Visions of America is a work of historic significance.

Joseph Sohm
is a Photo-Historian. He has published 50,000 times in National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, ABC, History Channel and MSNBC. His photographs appear in President Clinton’s My Life and his Presidential Library, in Bill Mahr’s Real Time, Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth and on John Grisham's "King of Torts" and NBC's "Concert For America."

To receive a review copy, please send a request via email to: onlinepublicist [at] gmail [dot] com. This book is available for US mailing addresses only.