An Uncommon Marital Journey, Celebrating Life, Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated family, relationships and marriage book from Albuquerque, NM, author Jim Shannon.

Albuquerque, NM, September 15, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Celebrating Life: An Audacious Marriage by Jim Shannon. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the family, relationships and marriage 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.

A provocative journey of an unusual marriage. She was a Pisces, while he was a Gemini -- not a good combination, but readers will celebrate their magical moments, child rearing, home projects, Guardian Angels, travel, mortality, and preparing for the next life.

91 pages in length, Celebrating Life: An Audacious Marriage is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the family, relationships and marriage category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Celebrating Life meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $9.95.

Additionally, Celebrating Life 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: 9781432777821

Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream

SRP: $9.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Former steelworker, bartender, control chemist, personnel administrator, teacher, librarian, and Peace Corps Volunteer, Jim Shannon has degrees from Loras College, University of Illinois and Western Michigan University, and he was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship at Stanford University.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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


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