DESOUVRE’S NOVEL TAKES READERS ON A DANGEROUS QUEST

Desouvre captures the complexity of the human spirit in this fictional, yet realistic culturally relevant mystery

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Everyone is invited to this virtual book launch party on Facebook and celebrate with Yanatha Desouvre on his birthday April 16th, 2016 the release of his long-awaited debut novel “To Whom Much is Given” Goodman Chronicles Book One. For A Limited-Time Only just $0.99 Pre-Order your e-book copy Amazon.com.

“Engaging and impossible to put down,” To Whom Much is Given, is Yamaha Desouvre’s debut novel which readers have described as “James Bond meets Luther; with a dash of Marvel’s X-Men and Mission Impossible sprinkled with Haitian hot sauce.” Among action packed cliff hangers, Desouvre captures the complexity of the human spirit in this fictional, yet realistic culturally relevant mystery is brimming in believable and intentionally broken characters, leaving you wondering what is next for this witty and courageous crew.

Childhood friends Grayson and Amara, along with Dominique, Amara’s closest friend join together on a dangerous pursuit to rescue Amara’s nephew Jason. Little do they know where this quest will take them and how dangerous are the forces behind this kidnapping. The darkness of the past haunts these brave friends as they embark on this journey. Will they be able to save Jason in time?

Yanatha Desouvre, a prolific author, was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Philadelphia, P.A. Desouvre has written eight books, titled, “Walk Through this Journey: Volume One and Two (The Next Step Forward);” “A Family Affair;” Savor the Moments, An Essential Guide to Windows 10 and his best-selling children’s book “Big Sister, Little Sister, (also available in French, Spanish and Haitian Creole)” available now on amazon.com. Desouvre released the “Walk Through this Journey: Volume One” and Savor the Moments audiobooks, now available through iTunes. Desouvre has also created several successful mobile apps for iOS and Android devices

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ObamaNation Video Game Satires Obama — Boldly Goes Too Far

APP Designs, a new digital entertainment company has released ObamaNation Part One – the 1st true political satire video game.

April 15, 2016: APP Designs has released the 1st true political satire video game. The game is called ObamaNation Part One and deals with the race to the presidency of Barack Obama. The game is a funny mix of Obama’s past, several modern conspiracy theories and a bit of actual controversy added in for good measure.

The game is being released first on the Android platform and then later may be released for Apple products.

The game begins with Satan giving his son an important job –to bring about “The New Word Order”–a reference to a famous conspiracy theory. The child magically transforms into Obama and must decide what to wear. Players can choose outfits including a clown, a pink cowboy, a Zulu Shaman and Baphomet—an ancient figure associated with Satan.

The player must battle characters including parodies of John McCain dressed as a red demon; Ron Paul, as a sith warrior named Darth Paul and Ben Bernanke (Former FED Chairman) as the kingpin of the Federal Reserve, who holds a red shield and attacks the player with bubbles. On bonus levels, the player must bow at the waist and kiss the behinds of banker bosses.

The player must battle patriots, zombies, and sheeple. Powers include throwing unlimited Bulls%^t, “Hope and Change ”- hypnosis and a “YES WE CAN” super jump that helps the player dodge issues, avoid pitfalls and evade a large Kenyan Birth Certificate.

Some of the bonus items include—a giant joint that magically whisks Obama back to the 70s in a gold jumpsuit and afro; and a limousine from “Larry Sinclair Svcs” where the hero appears to receive sexual services for a “POWER UP.” There is also a giant bill of rights that the player can urinate upon to gain “corporate sponsorship.”

When asked, Joseph Kordan, the CEO of APP Designs said, “We knew this would ruffle a few feathers, but it also is an excellent way to deal with real issues that affect us all in a funny and irreverent way. We do not feel that the game has gone too far, instead the real problems: things like lack of a genuine democracy and unlimited bulls%^t from our elected officials, these things have gone too far. We have received such an overwhelming response from people. People like what we are doing, they are tired of the BS, and they like to laugh—and we show them just a little bit of the truth. I’d say, that is a good thing.”

ObamaNation Part One features an all original soundtrack mixed by Tantu Beats of the Netherlands

About APP Designs

APP Designs produces exciting, fun and timely digital entertainment. The company strives to make the future inspiring and free. It has plans for some fun and exciting video games and other resources of entertainment, however, with its newest video game ‘ObamaNation Part One’ the company has entered into the world of controversy.

For Details Contact www.ObamaNationGame.com

Rainbow Bridge Memorials Offers FREE Memorial kit worth $650 for most unique family pet to celebrate the launch of their new Retail Product.

Rainbow Bridge Memorials Offers FREE Memorial kit worth $650 for a unique family pet to celebrate the launch of their new Retail Product.

Rainbow Bridge Memorials, an Irish family, operated jewelry business, offers a unique way to remember furry friends who have passed on with their glass keepsake memorial jewelry. Each piece handcrafted with a pet’s cremated remains and borosilicate glass in Dublin, Ireland. They offer a beautiful but private, precious and unique way to remember your best friends.

To celebrate the launch of their first-of-its-kind retail product in June they are offering a FREE Memorial kit which will include a Sterling Silver Paw Print Heart Locket, a Glass Photo Weight, a brand new Encased/Engraved Christmas Decoration, choice of their original 20 inch Sterling Silver Fused Pendents and a Framed copy of the Rainbow Bridge Story to the winner of the Most Bizarre Pet Photo Competition. So if your pet was an elephant, a monkey, a giraffe or a cow, then you could be in with a chance! Just email a photo of you and your pet to info@rainbowbridge-memorials.com before May 21st, 2016.

From Dublin in Ireland, Jennifer Muldowney created Rainbow Bridge Memorials when her pet dog of 16 years, Roxy died in 2009. A friend shared the story of Rainbow Bridge with Jennifer, and it helped her to heal and continues to inspire her collection of pet memorials. Jennifer wanted to keep Roxy close to her in a stylish way without broadcasting what the contents of pendants were.

Her collection started with some colourful jewellery pieces from pendants to charms made from the cremated ashes of pets fused with glass. The fusion of ash with the glass creates a beautiful cloudlike effect, and it ensures that each piece will be entirely unique and individual to you and your pet. You can add different colours or charms to make it even more personal to you and your pet.

When you make a purchase on the website – www.rainbowbridge-memorials.com you are sent a Rainbow Pack so that you can send Jennifer and her team a few of your pet’s ashes. All postages included in the price of $240, and each order is handmade separately.

For additional information or visit http://www.rainbowbridge-memorials.com

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Pre-orders High for Bisexual Romance “An Act of Devotion” by A. M. Leibowitz

Matthews, NC – April 13, 2016 – “An Act of Devotion” (ISBN: 9781938108860) by A. M. Leibowitz is a modern and sexy romance.

Adam Lansing has always relied on his charm to get by. Sure, he’s starting over—new school, new graduate assistant position—but he knows he won’t have any trouble working his magic on anyone he chooses.

Antonio “AJ” Mancuso is deep inside his head. He’s cool, calm, and confident. But despite all the friends around him, he often feels like he straddles two worlds. Is there anyone who could love him for everything that defines him—past and present?

“An Act of Devotion” combines bisexual awareness and activism with steamy romance. Social issues like domestic violence, and transgenderism also features in the intimate cast of characters. This New Adult novel is already skyrocketing in orders and is poised to get great reviews.

A. M. Leibowitz has an established following. Praise for previous books include:

“I’ve read several novels now that deal with the conflict between homosexuality and religion, but ‘Anthem’ is one of my favorites…the story touches on a whole host of issues—the importance of being truthful with yourself as well as others, and the complexities of love and friendship.” – Reader on Amazon

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“If I could only use one word to describe the theme of [Lower Education], it would have to be growth. Not only Phin’s incredible growth as a person but the growth of him and Alex’s overall relationship is amazing! … The characters just wrap around your heart.” – Reader on Amazon

“An Act of Devotion” is available for pre-order on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Act-Devotion-M-Leibowitz-ebook/dp/B01CW64ENI/) right now. A. M. Leibowitz is available for interviews, blogs, and guest posts.

A. M. Leibowitz is a queer spouse, parent, feminist, and book-lover falling somewhere on the Geek-Nerd Spectrum. Hir published fiction includes hir novels, Lower Education, Passing on Faith, and Anthem, as well as some short works, and hir stories have included in several anthologies. In between novels and editing, ze blogs coffee-fueled, quirky commentary on faith, culture, writing, books, and hir family.

Supposed Crimes is a GLBTQ publisher focusing on genre fiction, crossovers, and the 3rd Wave. Come for the paranormal creatures, human heroes, and rock stars. Stay for the romance.

Aquino Sergio Productions Presents the Inaugural Release

No control, the first release from Portuguese pop sensation Laura Mendes under Aquino Sergio Productions. The mini album contains six singles, and can be downloaded through iTunes.

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Paris, France- April 2016—French-born from Portuguese parents, Laura Mendes was raised in a multicultural environment which enabled her to embrace a variety of sounds that she would later incorporate into her music. Mendes had been performing locally in Paris and built up a Facebook following of fans who enjoyed her music. It was on Facebook that she discovered by music producer Sergio who immediately realized that her vocal performances and work ethic created the potential for her to someday be a European pop star. According to her producer, Mendes has a vocal and stylistic range that will enable her to create standard pop songs, as well as, Latino and R&Bsingles.

Her sound has been likened to Demi Lovato, something that Mendes appreciated wholeheartedly. “I feel so grateful to see my album go public and compare to my idol, Demi Lovato,” says Mendes. “Suddenly, it seems like all my hard work is paying off. This album gave me the opportunity to not only showcase my voice but put sound to my thoughts and feelings.“

No Control is Mendes’s favorite song on the new album because it showcases her vocal range, but also one that incorporate soulful piano melodies that mirror the passion she has within her. The song is in English and is sure to be a hit with the UK and American audiences who have shown their appreciation for smooth ballads in the past.

Sergio Aquino Productions is a Paris-based production and event company who works with new artists to showcase their talents, and help them enjoy the possibilities as Indie recording artists. The company has help artists like Mendes gain recognition and access to venues. This May 28th Laura Mendes will be performing at the Festival National Twirling Baton in Lucon, France. Tickets are available through the website (http://www.as-prods.com/).

We have worked with other artists in France to develop their unique sound so that they can achieve the type of recognition they deserve. Laura Mendes has not only an incredible voice, but a work ethic that will help her to not only grow her talent but also her fanbase. What many don’t realize in this business is that the more hard-working you are, the easier it is to get gigs and show. She’s gorgeous, talented, and brings with her that hunger and fire that you see in artists like Lana del Ray or a young Stefani Germanotta. ~ Sergio Aquino

Fans and others who are interested in listening to the music of Laura Mendes may follow her on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/laura.mendes.artiste/ ) , Youtube : LauraMendes, Deezer,
Spotify, etc …

Website: www.as-prods.com

What this Amity nursery kids did for their teachers is truly heartwarming. It will melt your hearts!

What is the best gift you can ever give your teacher? A bagful of memories to last a lifetime? Well, that’s exactly what little Kyra Kanojia of Class I H, Amity International School Noida did.

As her last day of kindergarten approached, she came up with the idea of saying ‘thank you’ to her teachers, via a video. So, with the help of her mother, she made a heartwarming ‘I love you Ma’m’ video featuring her along with her classmates, and presented it to their class teachers Tanya Ma’m and Pallavi Ma’m on the last day of Class KG. And guess what? The teachers were overwhelmed with emotion, with tears of joy streaming down their cheeks at the sight of their little ones saying ‘I love you, and I’ll miss you Ma’m’ with dewy eyes and cute expressions.

It was a touching moment for both the teachers as it was for the first time, such little children had expressed their gratitude and love for them. The unforgettable moment will remain etched in the memory of little Kyra and her friends, forever.

Kyra is also an avid youtube. She runs a youtube channel called ‘Kyrascope’ where she unboxes toys and reviews them. She loves to emote and is a natural in front of the camera. At a time when most children her age are busy playing with toys, Kyra has managed to carve a niche for herself in the online world.

To catch her videos, log on to:
youtube.com/kyrascope or kyrascope.com

Angie Ransome-Jones Earns Critic’s and Readers Praise For Her Latest Book

Businessperson, philanthropist and author, Angie Ransome-Jones’ first book entitled “Path to Peace, A Guide to Managing Life After Losing a loved One” is receiving wide aclaim in the short time it has been on the shelves. The book chronicles her journey of finding peace after the devastating and sudden loss of her beloved father. Now she has made it her mission and ministry to help all those who going through the death of a loved one by providing emotional and as well as much needed financial advice, to cope.

After undergoing what she refers to as “the process” of laying a loved one to rest, Angie soon discovered that there is much more to death than putting a person to rest and that not knowing how to handle financial matters on top of the grief can add stress and confusion. With this in mind, Angie provides a comprehensive guide in Path to Peace, which yields advice from the professionals she worked with, including her attorney, financial advisor, and grief counselor. The path to Peace is one daughter’s story of reclaiming her life, realizing her purpose and finding inner peace along the way.

Despite its recent launch, the book has managed to draw praise and appreciation from early readers and critics. Critics have praised Angie for incorporating much needed financial guidance in the book to help those who have the responsibility of dealing with the affairs of the deceased.

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The self-help book has been recognized as a “Good Read” by the Arkansas Times and featured in their 2015 Holiday Gift Guide and is now in the Central AR Library System. Also, Angie has been listed as a featured author in many prestigious platforms. Furthermore, Paradise Funeral Home in Pine Bluff, AR has put her book in their funeral home package. Angie was on the Lady Wisdom Talk Show in NY in March and featured in the March/April edition of Trendsetters to Trendsetters Magazine www.trendtotrendmag.com.

She has also posted this comment on Facebook: “I am excited to announce that I will be a Featured Author at the National Book Club Conference in Atlanta this summer! Special thanks to Curtis Bunn for the opportunity to be featured along with such an accomplished group of authors. As a brand new author, I’m incredibly honored and humbled!” The 14th Annual NBBC will take place on July 29th, 2016.

“Path to Peace” is available at Connections bookstore in Dallas, TX and Pyramid Arts, Books, and Custom Framing in Little Rock, AR. It is also on Amazon.com and available via Angie’s website www.path-2-peace.com. Readers and fans can also join Angie’s newsletter mailing list by texting PATHTOPEACE to 22828 to get started (message and data rates may apply).

About The Author: Angie Ransome-Jones is a wife of 20+ years and mother of two young men, all currently residing in Texas. A banking Vice President and MBA, Angela has her own non-profit (501C-3) organization, Magnifying our Mothers (M.O.M.), which she founded in 2010, in memory of her mother, who lost her battle with cancer years earlier. In her spare time, Angela enjoys serving as a volunteer in her church and community, along with practicing and teaching yoga, and she is an active member of both Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and Toastmasters International.

It’s Time To Consider A New Approach!

Not Only Street Recording Artist Blocka, a rapper and videographer from Kansas City, Kansas. His genre of music mostly consists of hip-hop, rap, and jazz.

His mentor told him that he is actually destined for the career path he has chosen. Just be positive and ignore any negativity is the new approach, which is Blocka’s movement that pushes his lifestyle and impact onto entertainment society.

Currently he is developing his newest album, “A New Approach,” and behind the scenes working with other artists and producers from Not Only Street Records. Blocka just released his new music video for “Say It Ain’t So,” a crazy single off his latest mixtape on DatPiff, “Mix Sumin in My Cup” hosted by Hysteria Mixtapes and also DJ Kansas. Blocka was coming off from the tour last year, and he’s looking to push hard already for 2016.

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Blocka has also worked with numerous local independent artists, and his current goal is to spread into the mass audience and target fans that attract towards his unique brand.

Creating clothing apparel to promote and merchandise his music so that everything ties back into “A New Approach” so the movement has a continued positive outlook on life that removes any and all negativity from individual habitats.

Some of Blocka’s past recognitions include mentioned artists like Jadakiss, Trina, Webbie, Bobby V, Kutt Calhoun, Rich Homie Quan, Post Malone and Waka Flocka Flame.

A New Approach will be available at major online stores, sold as part of a new deal with Not Only Street Records. The remarkable creativity in which Blocka can create tracks

Website: www.notonlystreet.com/blocka.html

Author K.N. Smith Releases Audiobook Version of Her Gripping YA Novel, “The Urban Boys”

Debut adventure novel called “Beautifully mesmerizing and wonderfully addicting!” by insiders

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 19, 2016 (Google News) – Author K.N. Smith announced today the release of the highly entertaining audiobook version of her gripping action-adventure debut novel, The Urban Boys: Discovery of the Five Senses (ISBN-9780989474757, 292 pages, $12.95; e-book $3.99). The audiobook (ISBN-9780989474771, $19.95) is narrated by famous voice-artist Daniel Baker and carries the mysterious and intriguing tone of the print version amongst the detailed, cinematic-level action within the story. Embraced by mature readers as well as the young adult community, The Urban Boys has been called “The Hardy Boys for this generation,” and “By far the best YA paranormal I have read in a long time,” by bloggers, teachers, reviewers, and everyday readers. It offers a rich, lyrical read, unlike many YA novels saw today, and stretches the imagination of those seeking a deeper reading experience.

Established in the Young Adult and Adult Action-Adventure categories alike, The Urban Boys is an action-adventure/paranormal story about five teen boys who are mysteriously exposed to a foreign energy source that gives them extremely heightened senses. Sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell become hypersensitive gifts that forever change the world. The story exposes the testing of their deep bonds as the boys face furious battles while on an individual journey, but they must find a way to embrace their fate. A lurking, dark stranger seems to know their plight and a strikingly beautiful yet fearless girl lends way to heightened confusion. Shocking details about these two characters, and Truth, the evil antagonist, twist and grind the story even further.

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“The Urban Boys hits the ground running and never looks back. Author K.N. Smith uses her mastery of the written word to weave an entrancing, yet compelling tale of bonding, loyalty, and adventure that keeps you turning pages in an unquenchable desire to find out what happens next. The author’s excellent prose details cinematic fight sequences and fully developed characterizations especially in a final, stupendous scene that will take your breath away and leave you limp with spent emotions. Five stars for this imaginative and inspiring story!” said Don Sloan of Publishers Daily Reviews.

In addition to the launch of the audiobook version, the e-book version of The Urban Boys: Discovery of the Five Senses, available at Amazon.com, BN.com, the Apple iBookstore and other e-book outlets, goes on sale today for $0.99 for a limited time. The saga continues with the next book in the series available in the spring of 2017. For media inquiries, please contact K.N. Smith at (916) 288-8466, via email to kn@knsmith.com, or visit www.knsmith.com.

Adam Afara Celebrity Floral Designer Chosen to Design All Floral Décor for Miss Nevada United States 2016

Nevada, USA – Miss Nevada United States 2016 is a very special day for all those who have come to the city of Las Vegas. Adam Afara, a famed celebrity floral designer, is honored to be the chosen floral designer and event florist for the exceptional evening of Miss Nevada United States 2016.

Adam Afara is a well-known international event planner, celebrity floral designer and custom events planner. As founder of Events By Adam Afara, Inc, the company offers event planning to Los Angeles and Orange County areas in California. Over the years in the industry of event planning, he has already worked with countless artists and celebrities. Mr. Afara has worked with singer-songwriter Lady Gaga and has created unique floral designs for videos, events and other extravaganzas of the pop star.

Recently, Mr. Afara was asked to design and arrange the floral arrangements for the Variety’s Pre-Oscar Party, Unite 4 Humanity. The Unite 4 Humanity is a benefit pre-party intended to raise funds and awareness for causes on inspiring and uniting mankind. The party is staged around the Oscar ceremonies and as they put it, “Celebrating Hollywood’s passion for social good”.

The ceremony this year was held at Montage Hotel, Beverly Hills and was graced by the presence of some celebrity activists including Morgan Freeman, Olivia Wilde, Seith Rogan, Matthew McConaughey, etc. The well-known activists were given honor for their humanitarian contributions both in the US and abroad. This event is a very prestigious one that Variety is compelled to reach out to the top event planners and designers of the world.

Adam Afara is one of the unique talents that Variety reached out to being one that has proven time and again his expertise in floral design. One that he is best known for is his decorative sets in the G.U.Y. video of Lady Gaga. He expressed his thoughts about being chosen as an event planner for the pre-Oscar party, “I was so honored last night to be included as a guest at the Variety’s Annual Pre-Oscar Party and to be part of the Décor Design for this spectacular gathering.”
Now, Adam Afara is yet excited being chosen to showcase his event planning skills and flower design in the upcoming Miss Nevada US 2016. Being chosen, he is thrilled and honored to help in ensuring that the special evening of the Miss Nevada US 2016 will actually become fruitful and memorable for all the people in Nevada.

To know more about Adam Afara, please visit https://m.facebook.com/adakmafara/

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