AdventureKEEN October 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:

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The Unofficial Guides

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2020 by Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-096-3 
September – December 16: Giveaway with Reunions Magazine.
September 29: Len Testa was the guest of Curt Stone on the Geekin’ on WDW Podcast. Listen to the interview here.
October 6: Bob Sehlinger was the guest of Matthew Long on the Explore the World travel podcast. http://exploretheworld.libsyn.com/etw-36-planning-a-trip-to-walt-disney-world
October 17: Len Testa is quoted in Jamie Biesiada’s article “Ticket Shock: Theme Parks Embrace Dynamic Pricing: Is it Working,? The article for Travel Weekly also mentions The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World and The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland. https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Ticket-shock-Theme-park-companies-turning-to-dynamic-ticket-pricing

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2019 by Seth Kubersky ISBN 978-1-62809-089-5
October 18: Seth Kubersky was a guest on Fox 35 News. Seth discussed the new Bourne Stuntacular stunt show coming to Universal Orlando. https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/615957

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
September 15: The book is reviewed by Hiromi Okuyama for Tips from the Disney Divas & Devos. Read her review here.
September 17: Hiromi Okuyama interviews Unofficial Guides contributing kid Isabelle Sanders for Tips from the Disney Divas & Devos. http://www.tipsfromthedisneydiva.com/2019/09/17/walt-disney-world-expert-12-year-old-isabelle-interview-and-giveaway-of-travel-guide/
September 17: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports from Epcot’s 24th International Food and Wine Festival for The Mouse for Less.
September – December 16: Giveaway with Reunions Magazine.
September 27: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports for Small World Vacations on Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
October 1: “On Batuu, Chef James Kleinschmidt Serves Food with a Story”, coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports for The Mouse for Less

The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2020 by Seth Kubersky, Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa, and Guy Selga Jr. ISBN 978-1-62809-098-7
September 16: The book is reviewed by Lila Quintiliani for Tips from the Disney Divas & Devos. Read her review here
September – December 16: Giveaway with Reunions Magazine.
October 17: Len Testa is quoted in Jamie Biesiada’s article “Ticket Shock: Theme Parks Embrace Dynamic Pricing: Is it Working,? The article for Travel Weekly also mentions The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World and The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland. https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Hotel-News/Ticket-shock-Theme-park-companies-turning-to-dynamic-ticket-pricing

Menasha Ridge Press Titles

Five-Star Trails: The Ozarks by Jim Warnock ISBN 9781634040068
September 1: Article by the author in Do South Magazine. Read it here.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque by Stephen Ausherman and David Ryan ISBN 978-1-63404-154-6
September 20: Author leads group of young homeschooled children on a hike 
September 21: Presentation at a Methodist church 
October 17: Author presentation about the Appalachian Trail at the Oasis LIfe Long Learning center. 
October 19: Author leads his 38th hike for the WOW-WE Meetup Group.
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 NM Volunteers for the Outdoors. 
December 21: Speaking engagement Methodist church

Clerisy Press Titles

Ghosthunting Ohio ISBN 978-1-57860-181-3 and Ghosthunting Ohio on the Road Again ISBN 978-1-57860-491-3 by John Kachuba
September 24 – October 2: Author participates in “The Supernatural in Literature and Film” conference held in Tbilisi, Georgia.
October 7 – “Shapeshifters: A History,” presentation at the Morley Library, at 7 p.m. in Painesville, OH.
October 12: “Ghosthunting Ohio,”presentation and book signing at Barlow Branch Library, at 1 p.m. in Vincent, OH.
October 28 – “Ghosthunting Ohio,” presentation and book signing at  Wayne County Public Library (Main Library), at 7 p.m. in Wooster, OH.

Ghosthunting North Carolina by Kala Ambrose ISBN 978-1-57860-591-0
October 19: Book signing at Barnes & Nobles in Asheville, N.C. at 2 p.m.

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
here.

Wilderness Press Titles

Firescaping by Douglas Kent ISBN 978-0-89997-890-1
September 10: City wide fire training to all residents at Malibu’s City Hall
September 18: Malibu Times covers Firescaping Workshop led by Douglas Kent in a feature article. The authors alma matter, Cal Poly Pomona, also reported about the workshop and article on PolyCentric, the University News Center. Read the article here
October 8: Presentation at Cal Poly Pomona Library

October 23: Fire training at Landscape Expo, Long Beach
October 24: Presentation at ASLA Bay Area Chapter
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 throughout the spring to schedule events

Fixing Your Feet by John Vonhof ISBN 978-0-89997-892-5
October 15: The book and author are featured in Megan Michelson’s story “Don’t Let a Blister Ruin Your Run,” for Outside magazine. https://www.outsideonline.com/2403171/treat-prevent-blisters-feet-running

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
September 3: The Annandale Advocate publishes a story by Stan Tiela about the Gray Tailed Frog. Read the article here.
September 12: Don Bartling mentions Stan Tekiela’s book Birds of Idaho in his article “Evening Grosbeaks: Magnificent but Elusive,” for the Bonners Ferry Herald.
September 19: Stan Tekiela was the guest of The Drive with Jack Sunday show on KFGO. Stan and Jack talked about late nesting birds. Listen to the interview here
October 23: Stan Tekiela was the guest of The Drive with Jack Sunday show on KFGO. Stan and Jack talked about mushrooming. LIsten to the show here.

Little Minnesota in World War II by Jill and Deane Johnson ISBN 978-1-59193-553-7
September 5: The Brainerd Dispatch announced the September 10th presentation at the Brainerd Library.
September 9: Presentation and book signing at Bemidji Library, MN at 5:30 p.m.
September 10: Presentation and book signing at Brainerd Library, MN at 3:30 p.m.
September 11: Presentation and book signing at Blackduck Library, MN at 10 a.m.
September 11: Presentation and book signing at Walker Library, MN at 4 p.m.
September 12: The Pine and Lakes Echo Journal announced the presentation at the Pine River Library.
September 12: Presentation and book signing at Longville Library, MN at 11 a.m.
September 12: Presentation and book signing at Park Rapids Library. MN at 7 p.m.
September 13: Presentation and book signing at Pine River Library, MN at 11 a.m.
September 13: Presentation and book signing at Pequot Lakes, MN at 1:30 p.m.
September 21: Presentation and book signing at Wadena Library, MN at 11 a.m.
September 27: The authors presentation at the Iron Range Historical Society in Eveleth Mountain, MN is announced in a feature story by the Hometown Focus community newspaper. https://www.hometownfocus.us/articles/irhss-46th-annual-meeting-to-feature-stories-of-iron-range-wwii-fallen-heroes/
October 5: Presentation and book signing at Iron Range Historical Society in McKinley, MN from 1 – 4 p.m.

Ohio Day Trips by Theme by Cathy Seckman ISBN 978-1-59193-779-1
September 11: Presentation and book signing at Delta Kappa Gamma chapter at the North Ridgeville Library
September 12: Presentation and book signing during “Local Author Event” at Lepper Library in Lisbon

 2020
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
September 14: Autor will had boot at WNC Bigfoot Festival in Marion, North Carolina

North Shore—Duluth: A Photo Tour of Northeastern Minnesota by David Barthel ISBN 978-1-59193-833-0
September: The book is reviewed in the September issue of the Northern Wilds magazine.

Our Love of Bees (ISBN 978-1-59193-903-0), Vibrant Butterflies (ISBN 978-1-59193-789-0), Backyard Bugs (ISBN 978-1-59193-685-5) as well as the Quick Guides Butterflies of the Northeast (ISBN 978-1-59193-826-2), Butterflies of the Midwest (ISBN 978-1-59193-520-9), and Insects and Bugs of North America (ISBN 978-1-59193-818-7) by Jaret C. Daniels
Fall 2019: Feature article in Public Garden Magazine (print only)

Greta the Great Horned Owl by Christie Gove-Berg ISBN 978-1-59193-815-6
September 17: Author’s Virginia book tour is announced in the Daily Progress, Cavalier Insider, The News Virginian, Greene County Record, Madison County Eagle, Orange County Review, and The Rural Virginian.
September 20: Author Christie Gove-Berg shares the true story of Greta the Great Horned Owl at the Explore More Discovery Museum in Harrisonburg at 11:30 a.m.
September 20: Author Christie Gove-Berg shares the true story of Greta the Great Horned Owl at the Waynesboro Public Library at 4 p.m. Presentation with owl followed by a book signing. The event is announced in the Augusta Free Press
September 20: Book signing at Barnes & Noble in Charlottesville, VA at 7 p.m.
September 20: Christie Gove-Berg and Amanda Nicholson of the Wildlife Center of Virginia appeared on the WHSV Channel 3 news to promote the author’s book tour in Virginia. Also on the show was Gus, an owl ambassador of the wildlife center. See the segment hereSeptember 21: Book signing at Wildbirds Unlimited, Virginia Beach, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
September 22: Author Christie Gove-Berg shares the true story of Greta the Great Horned Owl at Children’s Museum of Virginia, Portsmouth

Foraging Southern California by Douglas Kent ISBN 978-1-59193-915-3
Oct 11: Launch event at REI Tustin https://www.rei.com/events/92921/foraging-southern-california?distance=50&previousLocation=Orange,%20CA&course.session.start=2019-10-10T00:00:00-07:00;d_gte&course.session.anyLocation=50.000000~33.793467~-117.742283;geo_r
October 15: Presentation at Center for Regenerative Studies
November 2: Presentation at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach
Nov 15: Presentation at REI Tustin https://www.rei.com/events/92921/foraging-southern-california?distance=50&previousLocation=Orange,%20CA&course.session.start=2019-10-10T00:00:00-07:00;d_gte&course.session.anyLocation=50.000000~33.793467~-117.742283;geo_r

Ghostly Tales of Mississippi by Jeff Duke ISBN 978-1-59193-923-8
August 31: Interview with Mary Ann Santis, DiSoto Magazine, 7 EST
September/October: The book is reviewed in the September/October issue of Mississippi magazine. (Print only)
October: DeSoto Magazine  http://desotomagazine.com/exploring-books/
October: Story to appear in a local Tupelo magazine DTD

Weather Field Guide by Ryan Henning ISBN 978-1-59193-824-8
September 19: The book and author are featured in the Victoria Gazette. (print only)

An Asylum of Loons a book by Adventure Publications ISBN 978-1-59193-904-7
October 28: The book is mentioned several times in David Brooks feature story “Birds of a Different Feather,” for the New Hampshire Concord Monitor. The article was the front page story of the weekend issue of the paper and also published online, on October 29th.
https://www.concordmonitor.com/asylum-loon-audubon-28676154

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.

Bat Basics by Karen Krebbs ISBN 978-1-59193-843-9
October 31: Larry Bleiberg features Karen Krebbsbook Bat Basics: How to Understand and Help These Amazing Flying Mammals in his article for USA Today.

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Phillip Lindsay: Rise of a Hometown Football Hero by Ryan Jacobson — ISBN 978-1-94065736-4
October: The book made it onto the list of the 24 Best Sports Biography Book of All Time by Book Authority https://bookauthority.org/books/best-sports-biography-books?fbclid=IwAR3htcBrxchIqjsiglPGYoGV98J4542nwl50hF4v3ZMoBL0kXsPfNCH5ES8 
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. https://www.tatteredcover.com/event/ryan-jacobson-phillip-lindsay