Publicity Report—Our Books in the Media

AdventureKEEN September 2022 Publicity Report 

Dear Authors,

Please enjoy the September 2022 Media and Publicity Report. The list reflects all activities in the past two months and those scheduled going forward.


The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2023 by Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa
August 11: The book is mentioned in the AARP article “Vacation Guide to Walt Disney World.” Read the article here.
August 15: Reunions magazine mentioned our giveaway of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2023. Reunion planning is the focus of Reunions magazine and its related social media sites. 
September 2: The book was reviewed by William Tomicki for Travel by ENTREE. The review was also included in ENTREE’s newsletter, which has 20,000 subscribers. Read it here.
September 6: The book was reviewed by E’Louise Ondash for The Coast News. Len Testa was interviewed for her article “Guide helps visitors navigate Disney World.” Read the review here.
September 13: Len Testa will be a keynote speaker at the TEAAS Symposium on November 18. Check out the article here.

The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2023 by Seth Kubersky, Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa, and Guy Selga Jr.
August 23: Samantha Davis-Friedman reviewed the book for Attractions magazine. Read the review here.

The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2022 by Seth Kubersky, Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa, and Guy Selga Jr.  ISBN 978-1-62809-127-4
September 9: Seth Kubersky was interviewed by Larry Bleiberg for a feature in AARP magazine. Read “5 Reasons Disneyland Is More Relaxing Than Disney World“ here.

The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2022 by Erin Foster, Len Testa, and Ritchey Halphen  
ISBN 978-1-62809-137-3
August 5: Liliane Opsomer, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids, sailed on the Disney Wish; check out her report on the Worlds of Marvel Avengers: Quantum Encounter Dinner Show for The Mouse for Less. Read the article here.
September 15: published Liliane Opsomer’s article “5 Reasons to Sail on the Disney Wish.” 
September 21: The Mouse for Less published Liliane Opsomer’s article Arendelle: A Frozen Dining Adventure is Sure to Please the Entire Family. Liliane is the coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids.

Ghosthunting New York City (ISBN 78-1-57860-448-7) and Ghosthunting New Jersey (ISBN 78-1-57860-326-8) by L’Aura Hladik
Author L’aura Hladik will give the following presentations followed by book signings:
October 1: “Mysteries of the Paranormal,” Brick Branch of the Ocean County Library, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd., Brick, NJ, at 3 p.m.
October 3:  “Mysteries of the Paranormal,”
 Hunterdon County Library System, 314 State Route 12, Bldg 3, Flemington, NJ, at 7 p.m.
October 6: “Ghosthunting NJ & NYC: Updated!”, Gloucester County Library –
 Greenwich branch, 411 Swedesboro Rd., Gibbstown, NJ, at 6:30 p.m.
October 8: “Ghosthunting NJ & NYC: Updated!”, Ocean County Library, Toms River Branch, 101 Washington St., Toms River, NJ,  at 3 p.m.
October 13: “Ghosthunting NJ & NYC: Updated!”, Middletown Twp. Public Librar, 55 New Monmouth Rd., Middletown, NJ, at 7 p.m.
October 16:  “Ghosthunting NJ & NYC: Updated!”,  Parsippany-Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Rd., Parsippany, NJ, at 2 p.m.
October 17: “Ghosthunting NJ & NYC: Updated!”, Emmaus Public Library, 11 East Main St., Emmaus, PA, at 6 p.m.
October 27: “Ghosthunting NJ & NYC: Updated!”,  Old Bridge Public Library, Central Branch, One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ, at 7 p.m.
October 29:  “Mysteries of the Paranormal,” Plumstead Branch of Ocean County Library, 119 Evergreen Rd., New Egypt, NJ, at noon.

Cincinnati Haunted Handbook (ISBN 78-1-57860-469-2), Nashville Haunted Handbook (ISBN 9781578604975), Twin Cities Haunted Handbook (ISBN 978-1-57860-507-1), and Chicago Haunted Handbook (ISBN 978-1-57860-527-9) by Jeff Morris
October 3: The author will give a presentation followed by a book signing at the Delhi (Cincinnati) library at 7 p.m. 
October 25: The author will give a presentation followed by a book signing at the Oakley Library in Cincinnati at 6:30 p.m.

Ghosthunting Ohio (ISBN 9781578601813) and Ghosthunting Ohio, on the Road Again (ISBN 9781578601813)  by John Kachuba
October 11: Presentation and book signing on the topic of Ghosthunting Ohio at Cincinnati Public Library, Anderson Branch, 7 p.m. in Cincinnati, OH
October 15: The author will participate in the Local Authors Fair at the Licking County Library, 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. in Newark, OH
October 20: Presentation and book signing on the topic of Ghosthunting Ohio at Cincinnati Public Library, Madeira Branch, 7 p.m. in Madeira, OH
October 25: Presentation about The Ghostly World, followed by a book signing at Campbell County Public Library, 6:30 p.m. in Ft. Thomas, KY
October 27: Presentation on the subject of Supernatural Creatures Near and Far, followed by a book signing at the University of Cincinnati Emeriti meeting, noon in Cincinnati, OH

Five-Star Trails: Birmingham: Your Guide to the Area’s Most Beautiful Hikes by Thomas Spencer ISBN 9781634043076
September 10: The author led a 6-mile walk to Grace’s Gap at Red Mountain Park in Birmingham, AL

Canoeing & Kayaking Georgia 3e by Suzanne Welander & Bob Sehlinger ISBN 978-1-63404-336-6
October 27: Afternoon paddle and book signing at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, 2-5:30 p.m.

Best Tent Camping Colorado 6e: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization by Monica Stockbridge ISBN 978-1-63404-301-4
October 29: REI, Adventure Station, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. in Denver, CO
December 1: Event at Boulder Book Store at 6:30 p.m. in Boulder, CO
February 2, 2023: Event at Tattered Cover in Denver, CO (Colfax location) at 6 p.m.

Myths & Truths About Coyotes: What You Need to Know About America’s Most Misunderstood Predator by Carol Cartaino ISBN 978-0-89732-694-0
September 20: The author gave a presentation at the Cincinnati Country Club.

Walkabout Northern California by Tom Courtney ISBN 978-0-89997-890-1
August 9: The author gave an online presentation organized by Hosteling International USA (HIUSA) from 7:30 until 8:30 p.m.
August 11: The author gave a presentation at the Livermore Library.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Madison: Including Dane and Surrounding Counties by Kevin Revolinski ISBN 978-1-63404-120-1
September 10: Samara Kalk Derby interviewed the author for the Wisconsin State Journal in her article “Guidebook author doesn’t claim to know Wisconsin better than anybody, but he just might.” Read the article here

Stan Tekiela in the News
August 17: Stan Tekiela’s story “Waiting Reaps Results” was published by the Annandale Advocate. Southwest News Media also picked up the story.
August 31: The Annandale Advocate carried Stan Tekiela’s article about the Common Nighthawk. Read the story here.
September 7: The Annandale Advocate carried Stan Tekiela’s article about the Showy Goldenrod. The story was also picked up by Southwest News Media and the Maple Lake Messenger.
September 21: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan’s amazing story about raising Ospreys and how they migrate. Read the article here. The story was also picked up by Southwest News Media.

Drawn to Birds by Jenny deFouw Geuder ISBN 978-1-64755-225-1
July/August: The book is recommended in Garden Gate magazine (250,000 circulation). Here is a shortcut to a sneak peek. Click on issue 166.
August 4:  Jenny participated in a radio interview with Zitan Aistars, host of Art Beat. The show is broadcast on WMUK, Southwest Michigan’s NPR affiliate station. Listen to the show here.
August 10: Book signing at this is a bookstore & Bookbug in Kalamazoo, MI, at 6:30 p.m. The store orders the books through IPS. Their event site is here.
September 3: Book signing at Outdoor Discovery Center—Visitor Center, in Holland, MI, from 11 a.m. till noon. The book signing will be held during an event about birds of prey. Jenny will demonstrate her art and sign books.  
September 9: A review of the book was published in Desert River Audubon Magazine. Go to page 3 to read the story here.
September 24: The author gave a talk and held a book signing event at Chelsea Retirement Community in Chelsea, MI, at 3 p.m.
October 8: The author will give a talk and hold a book signing at the Herrick District Library at 10 a.m.
November 3-6: The author will have a presentation and book signing at the MAEA conference (Michigan Art Educator’s Association) in Grand Rapids, MI. 

Cougar Claw (A Sam Rivers Mystery) by Cary Griffith ISBN 978-1-64755-081-3
August 7: Ginny Greene reviewed the book for the Star Tribune. Read the review here
September 8-11: Cary attended the Boucheron Mystery Writers Conference in Minneapolis, MN. The author was on a six-person panel discussing mystery genres.
November 7: Presentation and book signing at Cardigan Ridge Senior Living, Little Canada, MN, at 10 a.m.
November 14: Presentation to the Mystery Book Club, held at Nokomis Public Library, Minneapolis, MN, at 6:30 p.m.

Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Southeast by Jaret Daniels ISBN 978-1-64755-036-3 
Butterflies of the South & Southeast by Jaret Daniels ISBN  978-1-64755-213-8 
Garden Bugs & Insects of the South & Southeast by Jaret Daniels ISBN 978-1-59193-980-1
August 8: The South Florida Sun-Sentinel interviewed the author. Find the article here. The article was also picked up by Yahoo! Sports on August 11, 2022.
August 9: Liz Gold talked about the plight of the Monarch Butterfly on Fox 17

Hockey Moms Aren’t Crazy by Jody Anderson ISBN 978-1-94064-763-0
September 10: Jody Anderson was interviewed on the Puckberg podcast. Listen to Puck Tales with Jody Anderson here.

The Mysterious North Shore of Lake Superior by Kathryn and William Mayo ISBN ISBN 978-164755-321-0
September 17: The Bookstore at Fitger’s announced the upcoming event in their newsletter
October 1: Author event at Barnes & Noble Miller Hill Mall from noon until 1 p.m. 
October 8: Author event at The Bookstore at Fitger’s from noon until 2 p.m. The event was also announced again in The Bookstore at Fitger’s newsletter on 9/25/22.