AdventureKEEN June 2019 Publicity Report 

We are delighted to share the June 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 2019 by Seth Kubersky ISBN 978-1-62809-089-5
June 13: Seth Kubersky’s live video from the line waiting to ride Universal Orlando’s new ride Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure was distributed by FOX35 News and its affiliates with credit to The Unofficial Guides.
June 14: Fox35 News television story on the opening of the new ride at Universal Orlando with Seth Kubersky’s FaceTime interview while waiting in line for the ride. Throughout the show credit is given to The Unofficial Guides.
June 23: Interview with Barry Percival host of MouseKat podcast at 8 p.m. EST

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2019 by Bob Sehlinger and Liliane Opsomer, with Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-083-3
May 17: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports on the first-ever Universal Hollywood Minion 5K for

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2019 by Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-081-9
May 16: Bob Sehlinger is quoted in Larry Bleiberg’s article “How Amusement Parks Cater to Older Adults,” for AARP magazine.
June 10: Len Testa is quoted and the book mentioned with a link in Bree Liddell’s article for Travel Awaits.

The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2019 by Seth Kubersky, Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa, and Guy Selga Jr. ISBN 978-1-62809-085-7
May 2: Coauthor Seth Kubersky is quoted in the Los Angeles Times article “Online reservations to see Disneyland’s Star Wars land fill up within hours” by Hugo Martin.
May 29: Len Testa is quoted by Blake Harper in her article “How to Make the Most of your Trip to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge”, for Fatherly.
May 29: Guy Selga Jr. is quoted by Sarah Whitten in her article “ Lightsabers and Reservations Ready? — How to Make the Most of your Trip to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge,” for CNBC.
May 31: Guy Selga Jr. is quoted by Brady Macdonald in her article “Star Wars” Galaxy’s Edge Lines Grow Long on Opening Day at Disneyland,” for The Orange County Register.
May 31: Seth Kubersky was interviewed live from Disneyland Park by Marielle Segarra, reporting for Marketplace, a radio show on NPR. Seth and Marielle discussed the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Listen to the show here.
June 7: Seth Kubersky was the guest of the Rex and the Beast podcast “ Coasters & Culture” and discussed Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland in California. 

Menasha Ridge Press Titles

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque by Stephen Ausherman and David Ryan ISBN 978-1-63404-154-6
May 3: Event at Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge
May 9: Presentation at Erna Fergusson Library Branch
May 19: Signing at Barnes and Noble at Coronado Center
May 30: Mention in Albuquerque Journal about hike in Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
June 2: Presentation at Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
June 6: Interview and hike with Ollie at Albuquerque Journal
June 7: Book presentation and hike at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge
June 8: Event at Sports System
June 10: Presentation at Oasis Lifelong Learning
June 14: Article in Pasatiempo Magazine
June 14: Article in the Albuquerque Journal “The Great Beyond” by Ollie Reed Jr.
June 15: Blurb in Santa Fe New Mexican Weekend Arts & Entertainment sectionJune 15: Presentation at Special Collections Branch Library
June 19: Talk with New Mexico Mountain Club
June 22: Presentation and book signing at Organic Books
August 6: Presentation with Friends of Sandia Mountain
August 10: Presentation and book signing at Petroglyph National Monument
August 17: Lead a hike at Piedra Marcadas at Petroglyph National Monument

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Washington, D.C. by Renee Sklarew and Rachel Cooper ISBN 978-1-63404-102-7
May: Review in the Beacon Newspaper “Highlighting Outdoor Destinations Nearby”

Minnesota Adventure Weekends by Jeff Moravec ISBN 978-1-63404-156-0
June 1: Book signing at Barnes & Noble Maple Grove
June 15: Book signing at Barnes & Noble Blaine
June: Article in Star Tribune (Outdoor Weekend Edition)

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond by Philip Riggan prior edition by Nathan Lott ISBN 9781634041287
May 15: Interviewed by Richmond Times-Dispatch as expert on Appalachian Trail in relation to the attack

Clerisy Press Titles

Barrel Strength Bourbon by Carla Carlton ISBN 978-1-57860-575-0
July 20: The book will be sold at the Tales of the Cocktail 2019 event on July 20th.

Driving Eureka!: Problem Solving with Data-Driven Methods & the Innovation Engineering System by Doug Hall ISBN 978-1-57860-581-1
May 7: “Data Driving Innovation with Doug Hall,” an article published by LAUNCHSTREET.
May 30: “3 Secrets to Convincing Investors to Invest in Your Idea,” an article by Doug Hall for Real Leaders.
June 6: Doug Hall was a guest on Roger Dooley’s Brainfluence podcast. Listen to the episode here.

Ghosthunting Ohio ISBN 978-1-57860-181-3 and Ghosthunting Ohio on the Road Again ISBN 978-1-57860-491-3 by John Kachuba
May 10-12: Author participates in Stokercon held in Grand Rapids, MI.
July 18 – “Shapeshifters: A History,” presentation and book signing at Athens Public Library, art 7 p.m., in Athens, OH.
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.

Wilderness Press Titles

Walking Philadelphia by Natalie and Tricia Pompilio ISBN 978-0-89997-728-7
May 23: Presentation at Shakespeare & Co.

Walkabout Northern California by Tom Courtney ISBN 978-0-89997-890-1
May 17: Article in San Francisco Chronicle “A European Vacation in Marin: Hiking Inn-to-Inn”
July 16: Presentation and signing at REI Corte Madera
July 19: Presentation and signing at REI Santa Rosa
July 23: Presentation and signing at REI Saratoga
July 25: Presentation and signing at REI Mountain View
July 31: Presentation and signing at REI Reno

Firescaping by Douglas Kent ISBN 978-0-89997-890-1
May 18: Presentation at the Anaheim Community Center
July 18: Fire training for City of Malibu’’s water conversation folks and irrigation auditors.
July 26: Fire training for Malibu area landscape professionals.
September 10: City wide fire training to all residents at Malibu’s City Hall
October 23: Fire training at Landscape Expo, Long Beach
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

Stairway Walks in San Francisco by Mary Burk with Adah Bakalinksy ISBN 978-0-89997-854-3
May 22: Review on Bay Area Hiker blog

Walking San Francisco by Kathleen Dodge Doherty with Tom Downs ISBN 978-0-89997-909-0
May 22: Review on Bay Area Hiker blog

Top Trails: Shenandoah National Park by Johnny Molloy ISBN 978-0-89997-878-9
May: Review in the Beacon newspaper “Highlighting Outdoor Destinations Nearby”

Walking Portland by Becky Ohlsen ISBN 978-0-89997-892-5
May 31: Book signing at Belmont Books

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.
May 2: Stan Tekiela was the guest of The Drive with Jack Sunday show on KFGO. Stan shared with Jack why Moths emit high pitched sounds and much more.
May 8: “Breakfast with the Bears,” book signing and two weekend photography workshops with Stan Tekiela, to be held at the Shute Wildlife Sanctuary. The events were announced in International Falls Journal.
May 16: Stan Tekiela was the guest of The Drive with Jack Sunday show on KFGO. Stan and Jack talked about AmericanToads.Listen to the show here.
May 29: The Annandale Advocate publishes a story about the Sharp-tailed Grouse by Stan Tekiela. Read the article here
June 11: Stan Tekiela’s article about Pileated Woodpeckers is advertised in the Annandale Advocate.

Little Minnesota in World War II by Jill and Deane Johnson ISBN 978-1-59193-553-7
May 5:  Presentation and book signing Heron Lake Library, Heron Lake, MN at 6 p.m.
(Plum Creek Library System)

Ohio Day Trips by Theme by Cathy Seckman ISBN 978-1-59193-779-1
May 21: Presentation and book signing at Westlake Porter Public Library, Westlake, OH
June 10: The author was guest speaker at the meeting of the Columbiana County Retired Teachers Association. The Review covered the event and mentioned the book.

Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest by Teresa Marrone and Kathy Yerich ISBN 978-1-59193-417-2
May issue: Hannah Agran, in her article “Camp Like a Chef,” features Kathy Yerich and the book she co-authored with Teresa Marrone in the May issue of  Midwest Living Magazine. Find out more here.

Waterfalls of Virginia and West Virginia by Randall Sanger ISBN 978-1-59193-723-4
May: “Highlighting Outdoor Destinations Nearby,” a review in The Beacon.

Greta the Great Horned Owl by Christie Gove-Berg ISBN 978-1-59193-815-6
May 15: Booklist review

North Carolina Day Trips by Theme by Marla Miling ISBN 978-1-59193-885-9
June 26: Book and upcoming launch event at Malaprop’s is mentioned in an article in Smoky Mountain Living magazine. August 18 : Book launch party at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe in Ashville, NC, 6 p.m.
September 14: Autor will have 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
May 25: Author launches his book at The Bookstore at Fitger’s in Duluth with a presentation and book signing at 2 p.m.
July 6: Book signing at Splitrock Lighthouse, Time TBC

Rhubarb: 50 Tried & True Recipes by Corrine Kozlak ISBN 978-1-59193-828-6
May 19: Author launches book at the Kankakee Rhubarb Festival
June 6: The book is mentioned and a recipe is shared in the June 6th issue of the Star Tribune. Read the article here.
July 2: Radio interview with CBC Halifax
June 7 & 8: Author has a booth at the Lanesboro Rhubarb festival
June 22: Author has booth at Evanston Farmers Market
June 29:  Author has booth at Evanston Farmers Market

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
June 17-21: All books will be showcased at the American Public Garden Association (APGA) conference in Washington, D.C. 1,000 flyers listing Jaret’s books and those upcoming will be distributed to attendees.
Fall 2019: Article in Public Garden Magazine 

Foraging Southern California by Douglas Kent ISBN 978-1-59193-915-3
Oct 11: Launch event at REI Tustin,%20CA&course.session.start=2019-10-10T00:00:00-07:00;d_gte&course.session.anyLocation=50.000000~33.793467~-117.742283;geo_r
Nov 15: Presentation at REI Tustin,%20CA&course.session.start=2019-10-10T00:00:00-07:00;d_gte&course.session.anyLocation=50.000000~33.793467~-117.742283;geo_r