AdventureKEEN December 2019 Publicity Report 

We are delighted to share the October 2019 Media and Publicity Report with you. The list reflects all activities in the past two months and those scheduled going forward. Here are some of the highlights:


AdventureKEEN Publicity — Full Report

The Unofficial Guides

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 by Seth Kubersky ISBN 978-1-62809-089-5
November 17: Seth Kubersky is a guest on the Orlando Tourism Report podcast and talks about the 2020 edition of the Unofficial Guide for Universal Orlando and Disneyland.
November 18: Seth Kubersky joins the team of ParkStop Orlando and talks about T23D. Listen to the show here.  
November 25: Liliane Opsomer, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids, reviews Universal’s Orlando Surfside Inn & Suites in her article Surf’s Up.
December 30: The book is reviewed by Cassie Price for Tips from the Disney Divas & Devos.

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2020 by Bob Sehlinger and Liliane Opsomer, with Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-100-7
November 7: Liliane Opsomer was a guest of Derek Sasman and Doug McKnight on Rop Drop Radio. Liliane shared tips about visiting Walt Disney World with Kids. Listen to the show here.   
December 4: The Columbus Dispatch mentions the book as an addition to the The Barnesville Library.
December 5: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports reviews Jaleo at Disney Springs for The Mouse for Less.
December 10: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports about Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom for The Mouse for Less.
December 12: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports about The International Festival of the Holidays at Epcot for The Mouse for Less.
December 12: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports for Small World Vacations on Christmas at Disney Springs.
December 13: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports for AAA Northeast on the opening of Rise of The Resistance. The article has a direct link to The Unofficial Guides blog post on how to secure access to the ride.

Menasha Ridge Press Titles

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque by Stephen Ausherman and David Ryan ISBN 978-1-63404-154-6
November 1: Author presentation at the annual luncheon of the New Mexico Library Foundation 
December 7: Speaking engagement at the annual volunteer appreciation dinner of New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors. 
December 21: Speaking engagement at Men’s Club of Central United Methodist Church in Albuquerque.

January 3: Author participates in outdoor forum of the local Sierra Club 
February 11: Author talk at REI, Albuquerque

Minnesota Adventure Weekends by Jeff Moravec ISBN 9781634041560
November-December: The book is listed in the Holiday Gift Guide of AAA Minneapolis.

Hiking Kentucky’s Red River Gorge 2e by Sean Patrick Hill ISBN 978-1-63404-137-2
November 19: Book is recommended by Kathryn Gregory in her article “Shop Local Kentucky Books: Louisville’s 10 Best Reads for the Bookworm in your Life” for the Courier Journal.
December 10: Presentation at REI Louisville

Clerisy Press Titles

Personal Foul by Tim Donaghy ISBN 978-0-61536-263-2
The book has been made into a movie called Inside Game, staring Lindsey Morgan, Scott Wolf, and Michael O’Keefe. View trailer

Wilderness Press Titles

Walkabout Northern California by Tom Courtney ISBN 978-0-89997-890-1
November 22: The book is featured by Guy LeCharles Gonzalez as a Panorama Pick for the Panorama Project and includes an interview with AdventureKEEN Sales Director Meredith Hutchins. Read the article here
About the Panorama Project: The Panorama Project is a cross-industry, collaborative research initiative committed to aggregating and analyzing data from publishers, distributors, booksellers, public libraries, library service providers, search sites, social sites and other relevant data sources, and identify ways publishers and libraries can continue to support their intrinsically related missions while delivering mutually beneficial outcomes.

Firescaping by Douglas Kent ISBN 978-0-89997-890-1
October 28: Article on Old Harbor Insurances website 
November 5: City wide fire training to all residents at Malibu’s City Hall
Fall 2019: Book tour with the Sierra Institute. Will work with them thoughout the spring to schedule events
November 7: Douglas Kent was a guest on North State Public Radio. Listen to the show here
November 20: Presentation at Paradise Parks and Recreation District Office, hosted by the Butte County Fire Safe Council. 
November 21: Fire safety talk at Mendocino College, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Walking Washington, D.C. by Barbara Saffir ISBN 978-0-89997-765-2
December 29: Author takes members of the Harvard Club of Washington on a free 4-mile hike

Walking Portland by Becky Ohlsen ISBN 978-0-89997-892-5
December 8: Book signing at Oregon Historical Society’s Holiday Cheer Festival.

Adventure Publications Titles

Stan Tekiela
Year round: Twice a month, Stan joins Bill Hildebrand on the Saturday morning Fan Outdoors show on KFAN 100.3 FM. The show runs from 6 a.m. until 8 a.m. central time. Stan joins Bill usually at 6:30 a.m. for a 45 minute nature talk
November 6: Stan Tekiela was the guest of The Drive with Jack Sunday show on KFGO. Stan and Jack talked about Red Tailed Hawks. Listen to the show here.
November 16: In his column Nature Smart, for the Mille Lacs Messenger, Stan Tekiela talks about enjoying the more common side of nature. Read the article here. The story was also published by the Maple Lake Messenger, and the Avondale Advocate.
December 3: Stan Tekiela was the guest of The Drive with Jack Sunday show on KFGO. Stan and Jack talked about Gray Squirrels. Listen to the show here.
December 18: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about White-tailed bucks.

Whose Butt? By Stan Tekiela ISBN 978-1-59193-374-8
October 9: The book is reviewed by Jennifer Longbrake (SWON Libraries) on Goodreads.

Ohio Day Trips by Theme by Cathy Seckman ISBN 978-1-59193-779-

April 6: Presentation and book signing at the Women’s Club of Salem luncheon
April 7: Presentation and book signing at Wellsville Arts Club

North Carolina Day Trips by Theme by Marla Miling ISBN 978-1-59193-885-9
November: Article & interview in The Laurel of Asheville (monthly)

Monsters of the Midwest by Jessica Freeburg and Natalie Fowler — ISBN 978-1-59193-647-3
November 4: Coauthor Jessica Freeburg starred in “Heirloom of Doom,” an episode (#6) of The Travel Channel’s My Horror Story. 

Foraging Southern California by Douglas Kent ISBN 978-1-59193-915-3
November 2: Presentation at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach
Nov 15: Presentation at REI Tustin

Little Ohio by Karen Robertson ISBN 978-1-59193-849-1
November: The book is mentioned in the November newsletter of the Ohio Local History Alliance.
December 6: Story by Mark Caudill in the Mansfield News-Journal

Florida Day Trips by Theme ISBN 978-1-59193-913-9
December 7: Book launch signing at Barrel of Books and Games, Mount Dora, FL 12 noon

January 30: Book signing at Barnes & Noble Plaza Venezia

Lake 7 Creative (Ryan Jacobson)

Phillip Lindsay: Rise of a Hometown Football Hero by Ryan Jacobson — ISBN 978-1-94065736-4
11/1 Presentation at Pioneer Elementary School, Parker, CO
11/1 Presentation at Iron Horse Elementary, Parker, CO
11/2 Book signing at Tattered Cover Bookstore at 2 p.m.