Hat’s off to you!

A group of BenBella staffers organized “Hat Day!”

Pictured here are Jessika, Brittney, Megan, Vy, Alicia, Aaron, and Harrison.

Jim Peterik on his rock ‘n’ roll life

Check out this phenomenal Illinois Entertainer interview with Jim Peterik, author of Through the Eye of the Tiger!

Jim reflects on his decision to write a memoir:

There were a lot of people saying “you should write a book of your life story,” but I kept thinking, “nobody wants to hear about me.” I didn’t have the train wreck life that the other rock stars have . . . I wrestled with it for a long time thinking “you know, there’s …

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Bob Zmuda on Andy Kaufman’s “death”

Check out this terrific New York Post article featuring Bob Zmuda, author of Andy Kaufman: The Truth, Finally! In the book, Zmuda, who was one of Andy’s best friends, explains why he believes Andy really did fake his own death.

The article includes several great quotes from the book, such as:

“Maybe I’ll just stick with cancer,” Kaufman said, after which Zmuda asked how long he planned to stay dead. He said, “If I was going to be a little boy …

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Babylon Confidential author releases “One Little Pill” documentary – available for pre-order!

Actress Claudia Christian’s memoir Babylon Confidential detailed her battle with alcoholism and how she was able to overcome the disease with The Sinclair Method—a controversial treatment that uses an opiate blocker to correct habit-forming behaviors.

Now, with her new documentary film One Little Pill, Claudia hopes to extend her message of hope and recovery to viewers everywhere. The film is based on Claudia’s journey and follows other individuals using the same treatment. Watch the trailer here.

Featuring real-life stories …

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Award-winning blogger offers vegan recipes for the whole family

BenBella is pleased to announce another exciting upcoming vegan title, Plant-Powered Families, by award-winning blogger Dreena Burton.

Dreena has a passion for creating nutritious, healthy, plant-based recipes her three children will enjoy. The dishes in this book will truly please the whole family—even picky eaters!

Dreena blogs at Plant-Powered Kitchen and offers how-to videos of some of her great recipes, including this one for Cashew Banana Ice Cream:

I am delighted to add this exceptional cookbook to our vegan collection! Plant-Powered Families …

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Pick-up artist’s new title helps women land Mr. Right

Last spring, we released pick-up artist Mehow’s How to Talk to Hot Women, which offered his techniques and wisdom to help men approach and speak to women without coming off as creepy or desperate—no one wants that!

Now, his new book, How to talk to Hot Guys, is doing the same thing for women—a rare find in the pick-up community.

Check out this video of Mehow explaining why he decided to expand his pick-up advice to include women:

Mehow wasn’t always an expert—he …

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Author finds her calling in creating healthy desserts

BenBella is proud to offer a wide range of outstanding cookbooks, and the upcoming Love Fed: Purely Decadent, Simply Raw, Plant-Based Desserts is no exception.

Author Christina Ross discovered her talent for creating recipes somewhat unexpectedly:

“I am an accidental chef if there ever was one. Until I began playing around with dessert recipes, I had never cooked for anyone. . . It tasted so delightful that I shocked myself.”

As she began to experiment with preparing plant-based versions of her favorite …

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Showing school spirit at BenBella

A group of BenBella staffers wore their college t-shirts today to show some pride for their alma maters. What a fun idea!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictured here is Megan (UT Dallas), Alicia (UT Arlington), Brittney (UT Dallas), and Jordynn (SMU).

Marketing Expert Encourages Positive, Passionate Living

Joey Reiman knows firsthand that not succumbing to defeat and negative thinking takes courage and strength. Many of us can relate—but Joey also underscores the importance of something he calls “optimalism,” or the belief that optimism creates optimal outcomes.

A motivational speaker and marketing consultant, Joey founded BrightHouse, a bpo companies dedicated to bringing purpose to the world of business. Whether he’s teaching, speaking, writing, or tweeting, Joey inspires people all over the world to live more …

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Barbara Stanny on Women’s Financial Success

Check out this great interview with Sacred Success author Barbara Stanny on why women view success differently than men:

The biggest difference between men and women when it comes to money is the following: No matter how much men make, they want more. Once women are financially stable, we are no longer motivated by money. What usually motivates women is the opportunity to help others and a search for significance. Their heart and soul want to make a difference. I …

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