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Outskirts Press Announces Lip Reader, the Latest Highly-Anticipated Fiction Book from Olathe, KS Author Shanna Groves

Olathe, KS, June 12, 2009 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Lip Reader by Shanna Groves, which is the author's most recent book to date. The 6.14 x 9.21 Paperback in the Fiction category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $14.95. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

Lip Reader features a colorful cast of characters—an unkempt uncle living in a school bus; a grandfather who preaches in a rundown church; a grandmother born deaf; an aunt fluent in sign language but lacking in social graces; and Sapphie, who finds courage and hope despite mother Rea’s unthinkable act of betrayal.

* Winner of the 2008 Top Prize in Fiction at the Heart of America Christian Writers Awards *

Deftly constructed at 191 pages, Lip Reader is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Fiction category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Lip Reader meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $14.95.

Additionally, Lip Reader can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press wholesale online bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432735821
Format: 6.14 x 9.21 Paperback
SRP: $14.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the Author

Shanna Groves was diagnosed with progressive hearing loss at the age of 27. She has written about her journey in Hearing Loss, The Kansas City Star, and A Cup of Comfort for Nurses. Lip Reader is her first novel. Read more about Shanna at

"Shanna Groves has skillfully crafted a fascinating family who reside in Little Paw, Oklahoma, plagued with an inherited deafness. Sapphie Traylor comes of age as she discovers family secrets long hidden in the outback of Oklahoma. A very engaging read."

-Sally Jadlow, Author of The Late Sooner

“Here's your chance to read this brand new novel. You'll find the first chapter grabs you, and before you know it, you'll have read the entire novel in one sitting. At least, that's what happened to me."

-Neil Bauman, Ph.D., Center for Hearing Loss Help

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press offers full-service, custom self-publishing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press, Inc. represents the future of book publishing, today.


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