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AdventureKEEN August 2021 Publicity Report 

Please find herewith the August 2021 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 fourth annual Shop Local Live Local campaign that  benefits the Book Industry Charitable Foundation was covered in Shelf Awareness and by Publishers Weekly.

The Unofficial Guides

Unofficial Guides coauthor Seth Kubersky is the new co-host of the Attractions Magazine Podcast.
The podcast is a weekly one hour show where Seth talks about the theme parks, which gives him also an opportunity to promote The Unofficial Guides series. Listen to the latest shows here

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2021 by Seth Kubersky ISBN 978-1-62809-106-9
August 6: Seth Kubersky discussed Universal Orlando, the upcoming Halloween Horror Nights, and more with Xavier Hamilton and Jon Self on the Universal Food Podcast. Listen to episode 26 here
August 27: ​​Seth wrote the “Best of Orlando® 2021: Seth Kubersky’s Picks” article for the Orlando Weekly. Check out his tips.

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2021 by Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-110-6August 26: Len Testa, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World was a guest of the Rope Drop Radio podcast. Listen to the show here.

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
August 18: Liliane Opsomer featured a recipe from Raglan Road and the upcoming Disney cookbook in an article for The Mouse for Less.

Menasha Ridge Press Titles

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque by Stephen Ausherman and David Ryan ISBN 978-1-63404-154-6
July 7 – Zoom Talk scheduled with the Jewish Community Center at 10:30am
September 20 – talk (hopefully, in person) with Oasis Lifelong Learning at 10:00am

Waterfalls of the Blue Ridge by Johnny Molly ISBN  978-1-63404-329-8
July 12: Johnny Molloy was the guest of Ava Braatz, cohost and co-producer of the Living in the Heart of Virginia show. The show is a program of ABC13 News. Watch the show here.
August 6: Johnny Molloy was quoted in Chelsea Brasted’s article “The Smarter Way to Visit Great Smoky Mountains, America’s Most Popular National Park,” for The Wall Street Journal.

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
here.

Wilderness Press Titles

Best Day Hikes on the Arizona National Scenic Trail by Sirena Rana ISBN 978-1-64359-009-7
July 13: The book was mentioned in the July newsletter of the American Hiking Society with a link to purchase it (print only).

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
July 14: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about the Red-necked Grebe. Read the story here.
July 28: The Annandale Advocate published Stan Tekiela’s story about a Blackbird family. Read the story here.
July 17, 31 & August 17: Stan Tekiela was a special guest at “Breakfast with Bears” and from 5-8 p.m. he was available for a book signing. More info here.
August 11: The Annandale Advocate published Stan Tekiela’s story about Common Tern. Read the story here.
August 25: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about Purple Martins. Read the story here.

Pacific Northwest Birding Companion by Stan Tekiela ISBN 978-1-64755-042-4
July 28: Ellen Spitaleri interviews Stan Tekiela and reviews his book in her article “ Pacific Northwest Birding Companion for Novice Birders,” for The Southeast Examiner. Read the feature article here. The review also appeared in the printer edition of the paper.

Bat Basics by Karen Krebbs ISBN 978-1591938439
Summer 2021: Feature article by Karen Krebbs in the Vermilion Flycatcher, Tucson’s Audubon quarterly magazine. (print only)

Tomatoes: 50 Tried and True Recipes by Julia Rutland ISBN 978-159193-9-504
7/16: Feature article in Star Tribune. Read the article here. The article appeared in print in the Sunday edition of the paper on July 18.
7/30:  Feature article in Star Tribune. Read the article here. The article appeared in print in the Sunday edition of the paper on August 1.

Wolf Kill (A Sam Rivers Mystery) by Cary Griffith ISBN 978-1-64755-057-8
July 10: Book signing (SOLO) at The Bookstore at Fitger’s from 1 – 3 p.m.
The store announced the event in their June 12 newsletter with a link to buy a copy.
July 16: Book signing with Mary Logue at Lake Country Booksellers in White Bear Lake, MN  from 10 a.m. until noon. The event is held at the same time as the Farmer’s Market.
July 17: July 17: Book signing at Winding Trail Books, St. Paul, MN (SOLO) from 1-2 p.m. The store is celebrating their 2nd anniversary. 
July 31: Book signing (SOLO) at Piragis Northwoods Outfitters, Ely, MN from 12 noon till 2 p.m.
August 7: Book signing with Mary Logue at Once Upon a Crime Mystery Books, from 12 noon until 2 p.m.
August 22: The book receives major review in an article by Ginny Greene in the Star Tribune. Read the review here.

August 26: Book signing with Mary Logue at Lake Superior Trading Post, from 1- 4 p.m.
August 28: Book signing with Mary Logue at Drury Lane Books, from 6-8 p.m.The store announced the event here.
September 13: Virtual event at  Brainerd Public Library from noon until 1 p.m.
October 21: Book signing (SOLO) at Fair Trade Books, Red Wing from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
October 21: Virtual panel organized by The Friends of the St. Paul Library in Buffalo. Time TBD.
November: Speaking engagement at 62+ Retirement Center up in Maple Grove. Date and time TBD
November 3: Book signing with Mary Logue at Valley Bookseller in Stillwater, MN for Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour event. Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., authors to be there at LEAST at 4:15 p.m. The event is held at the Zephyr Theater, 601 Main St N., Stillwater, MN 55082

Native Plant Gardening for Bees, Birds & Butterflies: Southwest by George Miller ISBN 978-1-64755-039-4
July 1: The book is reviewed by Adrian Gomez for the Albuquerque Journal. Read the review here. The story also appeared in the print edition of the newspaper. Yahoo News picked up the article too.
July: 2-page review in the July issue of The Santa Fe Real Estate Guide. Print only & PDF
http://enewmexican.com/santa-fe-real-estate-guide-home
Summer: Margaret Ménache reviews the book for the National Newsletter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico for their July-August-September edition. PDF of newsletter on file. Story starts on Page 10.

Rhubarb: 50 Tried & True Recipes by Corrine Kozlak ISBN 978-1-59193-828-6
June 25-27: Author to sell books at the Long Grove Strawberry Festival.

Insects & Bugs Backyard Workbook by Jaret Daniels ISBN 978-1-64755-159-9
July 6: Jaret Daniels’s book is reviewed on the Growing Florida website. https://florida.growingamerica.com/news/2021/07/new-kids-books-uf-entomologist-encourage-budding-bug-enthusiasts 
July 2: Kirsten Romaguera’s  article for The University of Florida went on the wire. She is a guest columnist of USA TODAY. The article was picked up by the Jackson County Floridian and on July8  up by the Thalahassee Democrat
July 22: The News-Press of Ft. Myers reviewed the book in their print edition. PDF herewith.

August: Insects and Bugs for Kids by Jaret C. Daniels is recommended as “Favorite Books of the Year—so Far, with links to his Insects & Bugs Backyard Workbook, and Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Southeast in the August issue of Gardens & Gun.

North Country Cabin Cooking by Margie Knoblauch and Mary Brubacher ISBN 978-0934070195
July 21: Marnie Shure in her article “For a Vacation Cabin Treat, You Could Do Worse than No-Bake Brownies,” for The Take Out praises the book and lists one of the recipes of the book. Check it out! .

Insect and Bugs for Kids by Jaret Daniels ISBN 978-1-64755-164-3
July 6: Jaret Daniels’s book is reviewed on the Growing Florida website. https://florida.growingamerica.com/news/2021/07/new-kids-books-uf-entomologist-encourage-budding-bug-enthusiasts 
July 2: Kirsten Romaguera’s  article for The University of Florida went on the wire. She is a guest columnist of USA TODAY. The article was picked up by the Jackson County Floridian and on July 8 up by the Thalahassee Democrat.
July 22: The News-Press of Ft. Myers reviewed the book in their print edition.
August: Insects and Bugs for Kids by Jaret C. Daniels is recommended as “Favorite Books of the Year—so Far, with links to his Insects & Bugs Backyard Workbook, and Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Southeast in the August issue of Gardens & Gun.