PlantPure Nation trailer released

Check out this new trailer for the upcoming documentary PlantPure Nation, featuring BenBella authors Kim Campbell and her father in law, China Study author T. Colin Campbell!

 

Kim Campbell’s upcoming book, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook, is a companion to the film and will be available in March 2015. The cookbook features behind-the-scenes details from the groundbreaking documentary—and lots of delicious, healthy recipes, of course!

The film, in select theaters on July 4, 2015, captures a grassroots movement to increase public awareness …

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Halloween at BenBella!

Some BenBella staffers got creative with costumes this year:

 

Pictured here are Vy (dressed as coworker Aaron), Jordynn (witch), Harrison (soccer player), Megan (Eeyore), Alicia (Buffy), and Jessika (Captain America).

Zombie Apocalypse? Yum!

Zombies are all the brains…excuse me, rage these days, and just in time for Halloween, I’m happy to announce Lauren Wilson’s The Art of Eating Through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Culinary Cookbook and Survival Guide.

This book offers a tongue-in-cheek approach to preparing yummy dinner in an apocalyptic society, awesome illustrations, and lots of laughs. With recipes like Apocalypse Nownies, No-Knead to Panic Bread, Roasted Tree Rat, and Shephorde’s Pie, this book will be massively enjoyable for zombie enthusiasts and …

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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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