iUniverse Reader’s Choice Designation Recognizes Excellence in Quality and Sales

Lincoln, NE, January 13, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Editorial quality is important, but so are book sales. The iUniverse Reader's Choice designation recognizes titles that display both editorial excellence and sales success. iUniverse books achieve the Reader's Choice designation after receiving the Editor's Choice designation and selling 250 copies. Of these 250 copies, 50 percent must have been sold through the retail channel (not purchased directly from iUniverse by the author).

Last week alone, 16 iUniverse titles surpassed this all-important milestone on the road to publishing success.

· Devil in the House by Paul Theis (iUniverse, $16.95, 256 pages)
· Christmas in Heaven by Cecelia Leeman (iUniverse, $16.95, 178 pages)
· Becoming Yourself by Jan Engels-Smith (iUniverse, $14.95, 154 pages)
· The Aging Spine by Martha White (iUniverse, $11.95, 100 pages)
· A Garden of Words by Martha Barnette (iUniverse, $18.95, 210 pages)
· Bitter, Party of One…Your Table is Ready by Larry Star (iUniverse, $17.95, 218 pages)
· A New Dawn Rising by Patricia Budd (iUniverse, $19.95, 346 pages)
· Treasures of a Nurse’s Heart by Martha Smith and Lisa Wagner (iUniverse, $14.95, 146 pages)
· Silver Womb by Linette Widen (iUniverse, $16.95, 246 pages)
· College Life 102 by Andrew Kadar (iUniverse, $11.95, 110 pages)
· The Longest Patrol by Gregory Owen (iUniverse, $23.95, 362 pages)
· Introduction to Love and Self by Joan Quintyne (iUniverse, $13.95, 186 pages)
· Sensible Stock Investing by David Van Knapp (iUniverse, $23.95, 317 pages)
· Nonetheless, God Retrieves Us by Jonathan Bryan (iUniverse, $15.95, 164 pages)
· Night Blind by Jan Worth (iUniverse, $17.95, 278 pages)
· The Perfect President by Mark Moorstein (iUniverse, $13.95, 170 pages)

Authors whose titles have achieved Reader’s Choice are invited to participate in monthly marketing teleseminars with an experienced book publicist, receive a bi-monthly newsletter with helpful tips on how to take marketing and sales to the next level, and are featured in a Reader’s Choice section of the iUniverse online bookstore.

To read more about Reader’s Choice and other special programs from iUniverse, please visit www.iuniverse.com.

About iUniverse

iUniverse offers a variety of publishing services to help individuals publish, market, and sell fiction, poetry, and nonfiction books. The company utilizes print-on-demand technology, and is one of the largest self-publishing companies in the United States, publishing more than 5,000 new titles each year. The iUniverse management team has extensive editorial and managerial experience with traditional publishers such as HarperCollins, Putnam, Holt and Holtzbrinck. iUniverse partners with industry leading author organizations, including the Authors Guild, the Harlem Writers Guild, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) to bring innovative programs to their members. Barnes & Noble, Inc. is one of the company's major investors. iUniverse has offices in New York City, Shanghai and Lincoln, Neb. For more information, please visit www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS.


For more information contact:
Sarah Wischhof
(402) 323-7800 x279
iUniverse, Inc.
Sarah Wischhof
1-800-AUTHORS x279