Bloomington, IN, September 24, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- iUniverse, the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self publishing
company, has announced its top ten best-selling books for August 2009, according to point-of-sale data from major U.S. booksellers.
1. Garden Haiku: Raising Your Child with Ancient Wisdom, by Lily Wang; (Poetry). A successful blend of three elements: Asian philosophy, the haiku form, and parenting advice.
2. People Leave Managers… Not Organizations!: Action-Based Leadership, by Rick Tate and Dr. Julie White; (Business Management). A plan that provides managers at every level with the ability to understand how to take the right action, at the right time, to increase performance and create a motivational work environment.
3. The Leader's Edge: Using Personal Branding to Drive Performance and Profit, by Susan Hodgkinson; (Business). A must-read for aspiring entrepreneurs and executives; it provides the best research on impression management, social networks, and executive development without the jargon, and with the keen insights and actionable prescriptions for creating a personal brand.
4. No Goodbyes: A Father-Daughter Memoir of Love, War and Resurrection, by Naava Piatkar; (Memoir). Actress /playwright/author Naava Piatka interviews her Holocaust survivor father, Xavier Piat.
5. So, You Want to Become a National Board Certified Teacher: A Handbook of Teacher Tips for Successfully Completing the NBPTS Certification, by Jerry L. Parks; (Education). This guide offers teachers successfully proven strategies to help become more productive throughout the certification process, and avoid many of the pitfalls of the 60% first-time failure rate.
6. Realities of Foreign Service Life, by Patricia Linderman and Melissa Brayer-Hess; (Memoir). Reflections and perspectives on the realities of Foreign Service life as experienced by members of the Foreign Service community around the world.
7. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: Achieving Permanent Weight Loss with Minimally Invasive Surgery, by Dr. Jessie Ahroni; (Medical). Dr. Ahroni uses her experience as a clinician and a gastric band patient to guide readers through the process of losing weight and learning to live with an adjustable gastric band.
8. The School Psychology Licensure Exam Guide: The Most Effective Guide to Prepare for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Exam, by Peter Thompson M.Ed. Ed.S.; (Education). An essential guide for successfully completing National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) exam.
9. Research Strategies: Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog, by William B. Badke; (Education). Readers will learn the skills that are essential to the success of any research project so that they can take control of the research process and make it work.
10. An Operator’s Manual for Combat PTSD, by Ashley B. Hart II; (Self-help). This guide is written to give the combat veteran a sense of hope and to develop an inner voice to assist in coping with everyday life.
These titles, and the complete iUniverse library, are available for purchase through the online iUniverse bookstore at http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookstoreHome.aspx. To learn how to publish a book today, log on to www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS.
, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services brand, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self publishing company. The iUniverse management team has extensive editorial and managerial experience with traditional publishers such as Random House, Wiley, Macmillan, Chronicle Books, and Addison-Wesley. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Chapters Indigo in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS.