Publicity Report — Our Books in the Media

AdventureKEEN December 2020 Publicity Report 

Please find herewith the December 2020 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

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. 
November 2: An ode to Disney Entertainment 
November 6: A Behind-the-Scenes Walt Disney World tour I wish existed – DePaoli on DeParks 
November 9: Everything is Christmas! 
November 13: A Spectacular Bourne Stuntacular – DePaoli on DeParks 
November 16: A Who-bilation of Holiday Fun at the Parks. 
November 20: More Thanksgiving in the parks, please – DePaoli on DeParks. 
November 23: Park-hopping is Back! 
November 30: More Closures and the Most Important Mando Recap! 
December 7: Musicals, Mando, and More. Listen to the show here
December 14: Disney+ is Taking Over!

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2020 by Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-096-3
November 23: Brightline plans to open a train station at Disney Springs and Seth Kubersky talks with Fox35 about what it means for guests visiting Walt Disney World.

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2021 by Seth Kubersky ISBN 978-1-62809-106-9
December 5: Seth Kubersky gives a sneak peek of Universal Orlando’s upcoming Jurassic World VelociCoaster during an interview on Fox 35 Orlando. View the segment here.

Menasha Ridge Press Titles

Thrasher’s Fly Fishing Guide: An Essential Handbook for All Skill Levels by Susan Trasher ISBN  978-1-63404-244-4
November: Brian DeLoach, editorial director of The Loop interviewed Susan Thrasher the author of Thrasher’s Fly Fishing Guide. Attached herewith the pdf of the November issue, The 22 page interview starts at page 16.
The Loop: The Journal for Fly Casting Professionals is a quarterly publication of FFI Casting Instructor Certification Program (CICP). It has been published for more than 20 years. PDF also on file.  
Nov/Dec: Jim Casada reviewed the book for the November/December issue of Sporting Classics magazine. Print only, pdf on file.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: San Francisco by Jane Huber ISBN 978-1-63404-126-3
January 4, 2021: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Virtual Event, San Mateo County Libraries:

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver/Boulder 3e by Mindy Sink ISBN 978-1-63404-285-7
December 11: Mindy Sink’s book 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver/Boulder is one of 36 awesome gifts for adventure travelers recommended by Mary Turner and Erin Riley in the December issue of Outside magazine. Check it all out here.

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

Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon & Washington, Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California, Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California, The Pacific Crest Trail Data Book by Jordan Summers (Northern California, Oregon and Washington) and Laura Randall (Southern California)
November: Mark Larabee reviews the books and says: “Wilderness Press worked hard to get it right, consulting with the Pacific Crest Trail Association throughout, to ensure information was up to date. Leave No Traceprinciples were followed, and the trail was protected,” in his article for The Pacific Crest Trail Organization. Read the review here.
December 3: The Pacific Crest Trail: From the California Border to Canada by Jordan Summers was reviewed in the Eugene Weekly.

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 4: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about the unusual look of the Eastern Wild Turkey. Read the story here.
November 18: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about White-tailed deer. Read the story here.
December 2: Just in time for Christmas The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about reindeers. Read the story here.
December 16: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about the amazing muskrats. Read the story here.
December 18: Stan’s book Birds of Ohio Field Guide is recommended by Debbie Juniewicz in her article “Gift Ideas for the Adventure Seeker, Birder or Cyclist in Your Life“ for the Dayton Daily News. Read the article here.

Stan Tekiela’s Birding for Beginners Series
November 3: WKPT radio had a giveaway of all seven of Stan’s 7 books in their show at 10 a.m. The show presents reviews of new books.

The Kids’ Guide to Birds of Texas by Stan Tekiela ISBN 978-1-59193-965-8
November: The book is reviewed in the November edition of San Antonio Our Kids Magazine. See the review on page #24.

Whose Baby Butt? by Stan Tekiela ISBN 978-1-59193-783-8
November: The book is reviewed in the November edition of San Antonio Our Kids Magazine. See the review on page #24.

Butterflies of Florida by Jaret Daniels ISBN 978-1-591930-05-1
October 25: The author is quoted in Caleb Eckert’s article “Insects in Trouble, but Humans can Help“ in the Gainsville Sun.

Greta the Great Horned Owl ISBN 978-1-59193-815-6
November: The book is reviewed in the November edition of San Antonio Our Kids Magazine. See the review on page #24.

Little Ohio by Karen Robertson ISBN 978-1-59193-849-1
November 6-15: Author participates in the Virtual Buckeye Book Fair. 
Zoom presentation:
2021: Mini tv series with Ohio vs. the World show.

Minnesota Hauntings by Ryan Jacobson ISBN 978-1-59193-301-4
October/November: A story of the book was published in the October/November issue of Lake Country Journal.

Foraging Southern California by Doug Kent ISBN 978-1-59193-915-3
November 2020: Foraging Southern California won the Nature Guidebook Category of the 2020 National Outdoor Book Awards (NOBA).
November 12: Shelf Awareness lists the NOBA award winners in their newsletter

History of Heartbreak: 100 Events That Tortured Minnesota Sports Fans by Dan Whenesota and Dan Barreiro ISBN 978-1-94064-741-8
November 9: Feature article by Eddie Chuculate in Minnesota’s Star Tribune. Read the review here