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Who publishes Muslim books these days?

As the fasting month of Ramadan approaches, the world’s nearly 2 billion Muslims are preparing to focus, once again, on the Quran. Nightly gatherings of the faithful are a widespread tradition—especially to hear the Quran recited by a qari, or expert at chanting the Quran for audiences following traditional styles. Islam, after all, is a […]

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I’m a published author, now: How can I market my book?

These days, marketing budgets even for the Big Five publishers have dwindled to the point that today’s question is one of the most popular topics at publishing conferences around the globe. Unless you’re among the elite of best-selling authors, you’ll find that promotions like publisher-paid launch events and author tours are nostalgic memories of an […]

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Master Storyteller Rabbi Jack Riemer Packs a Lifetime of Sermons into a New Devotional

A word of warning: The stories in this book may surprise you and perhaps make you chuckle, but they could change your life, as well. Finding God in Unexpected Places: Wisdom for Everyone from the Jewish Tradition, is a compilation of distinguished sermons by the gifted storyteller, Rabbi Jack Riemer. “Rabbi Riemer offers us the kind of wisdom that we need […]

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Monitoring Amazon’s Buy Buttons: Why is someone else selling my book?

Here’s the first question we hear from authors, when their books first appear on Amazon: “Why is someone else selling my book?“ Answer: Amazon is designed to encourage individuals and companies to market products on the vast retail platform. Perhaps you’re a registered seller on Amazon yourself. You’re not alone! More than 2 million registered […]

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