iUniverse Authors Featured in the June Edition of the Kirkus Discoveries Newsletter

New York, NY, July 19, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Four iUniverse titles, The Spindrift Frame by Jim Accardi, Tools for Peace by Andrew Marr, Christopher’s Journey by Maribeth R. Ditmars and Warbird Recovery by Gordon R. Page received outstanding reviews in the June 2007 issue of the Kirkus Discoveries e-newsletter.

In the vivid novel, The Spindrift Frame, a talented but troubled artist is on the run from his own personal demons, but an attractive Tennessee waitress sends him on a journey toward redemption. According to the Kirkus Discoveries review, The Spindrift Frame is “a funny, poignant story of two flawed souls struggling to put themselves back together.”

In Tools for Peace, author Andrew Marr pools the insights of a sixth-century abbot and a modern thinker on how to understand and overcome violence in the world. Kirkus Discoveries describes it as “a unique introduction to St. Benedict's Rule for monks via René Girard's views on human nature.”

iUniverse Star title Christopher’s Journey is a memoir of one family’s journey through pediatric leukemia. Author Maribeth R. Ditmars shares the fight of her son Christopher from his diagnosis in 1997 at the age of ten to his passing in 2001. Kirkus Discoveries calls it “a testament to love and courage.”

Warbird Recovery, another iUniverse Star title, is author Gordon R. Page’s thrilling autobiography of his harrowing adventure through in pursuit of a rare World War II aircraft. The memoir “will delight anyone who’s sought an illusive prize,” according to Kirkus Discoveries.

The Kirkus Discoveries monthly e-newsletter showcases the best books reviewed during the past month. The newsletter is send to a targeted base of subscribers, including agents, editors, librarians and individuals looking to acquire the print and film rights to books and unpublished manuscripts. Books reviewed by Kirkus Discoveries can be traditionally published, self-published, published via print-on-demand technology or not previously published at all.

For more information about these outstanding titles or about iUniverse's book publishing, editorial and marketing services, please visit universe.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, Simon & Schuster 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. iUniverse has strategic alliances with Barnes & Noble, Inc. in the U.S. and Chapters Indigo in Canada and has offices in New York City, Shanghai and Lincoln, Neb. For more information, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS.

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