Ben Fights Battles Within and Without in Ben & Ink Series II, Frog, Published by Outskirts Press

Bridgewater, NJ, July 22, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Frog by Jeffrey D. Barbieri. The author's most recent book to date is a 5 x 8 paperback in the action and adventure fiction category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

Frog is book II in the Ben and Ink series. Ben’s adventures continue as he journeys on his path of self discovery. Join him and his brothers as they fight battles within themselves and in the world around them.

Will Ben find himself and find love? Will he take a stand and find his voice among his brothers?

Ben’s passion is revealed through his words.

“This is a remarkable, unique work by Jeffrey, who has combined moving prose with stirring poetry.”
- Maury Allen

“One unique feature is the integration of poetry throughout the novel. It seems that Barbieri uses these pauses to let us into an even deeper level of Benjamin’s emotions. I loved this component of the novel.”
- Sarah Moore (Writers In The Sky)

“Barbieri’s writing is amazing as he gives us an emotional and dramatic story. I love Benjamin’s relationship with his brothers and I felt very close to Benjamin himself.”
- Amos Lassen

“Not like any other book I’ve read. The author has a style of writing that is fresh and a welcome change. There are poems throughout the book that are very good and a welcome addition. I loved this book!”
- Vicki Newell (Reading At The Beach)

264 pages in length, Frog is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the action and adventure category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, FROG meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $17.95.

Additionally, Frog 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 Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432757175

Format: 5 x 8 paperback cream

SRP: $17.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Jeffrey D. Barbieri resides in New Jersey and is married to the one who inspires him, his wife Elizabeth. They are believers in giving back to their community and are part of www.PaperHouses.Org as well as www.Saveagato.Org.

Jeffrey is a musician and plays the guitar, piano and drums. He enjoys song writing and creating emotions through music

Visit him at

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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