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Dog Ear authors have published professional-quality custom books that explore a wide range of topics in an equally wide range of reading categories, including Trade Fiction, Non-Fiction, Autobiographies, Self-Help, Cookbooks, Children's, Business, Academic Textbooks, Historical Works, Fiction, Short Story, Poetry Collections and much more.

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The Million Dollar Booger

Scott Gelber

Pages: 32
ISBN: 978-145756-763-6
List Price: 9.99
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Available: January 2019
Edition: Perfectbound

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Young Billy and his family have always been very happy even though they do not have the nicest house or toys.
But one day, Billy wakes up to find something extraordinary in his tissue.
His amazing discovery will change his family’s life forever.

The Magdalene Malediction

F. Scott Kimich

Pages: 214
ISBN: 978-145756-056-9
List Price: 14.95
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Available: January 2019
Edition: Perfectbound

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In the Midi of France in 1244, political intrigue is as rife in the boudoir as on the battlefield. Four friends — cousins Odon and Rainier, the beautiful Miranda, and Robin, son of the famous English outlaw – escape from a mountain refuge captured by the French and set sail for Provence. Odon carries ancient scrolls indicating that Miranda is the descendant of Jesus and Mary Magdalene. If that relationship were revealed, the lives of all four would be in jeopardy.
Fate, in the form of corsairs, puts them ashore in Moorish territory in Spain, hundreds of leagues southwest of their destination. While Miranda falls under the spell of the local wazir, called Al Azraq—the blue-eyed one — her friends become embroiled in the political ambitions of King Jacme I of Aragon and end up taking sides in a conflict between his men and the Moors. The ancient curse placed on the scrolls seems to come alive as all four fight for survival against foes old and new. 169 The Magdalene Malediction, the last book in the trilogy Ordeal by Fire, spins a riveting tale of bravery, passion, and brutality set against the backdrop of the political ambitions and religious fervor the thirteenth century.

F. Scott Kimmich’s first novel, The Apostles of Satan, won the 2016 New Book Awards, and his second, The Fiery Furnace, also won the 2016 New Book Awards and won the 2015- 2016 Reviewers Choice Award for the Northeast Region.

Rules of Engagement: The Will to Live vs. the Will to Survive

Lorenzo D. Leonard

Pages: 210
ISBN: 978-145756-733-9
List Price: 17.95
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Available: January 2019
Edition: Perfectbound

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The Rules of Engagement: The Will to Live vs. The Will to Survive Tribalism isn’t new to the human experience. In fact, it’s been around as long as humankind. However, lately, the will to survive has grown with intensity, and has given rise to a distorted sense of self-importance and self-indulgence. Self-interest has come to divide people and destroy a vital sense of community and civility that bonds a society.
Author Lorenzo D. Leonard has studied this phenomenon and introduces an alternative way of life; the will to live. The education, development, and practice of commendable character exposes a person’s innate qualities of good.
Leonard proclaims how the attainment of personal credibility and relevance becomes less of an external focus and more of an internal fulfillment through the process of character development. However, this is only the case when an individual can put aside the will to survive and embrace the will to live. Tribalism becomes less of a concern when the qualities of transparency, accountability, integrity, and community are adopted.
The Rules of Engagement: The Will to Live vs. The Will to Survive is a deep dive into the very ideas that transition people into being more humane with one another. Within this literary body of work, readers will recognize the signs of a life lived authentically as well as the limitations that come with a distorted sense of power and superiority.
The Rules of Engagement The Will to Live vs. The Will to Survive

Lorenzo D. Leonard is a graduate of Jamestown University in Jamestown, N.D., where he studied accounting and sociology with a minor in philosophy. He’s spent the ensuing years as Chief Concierge at a premiere Seattle shopping center. He lives in Seattle with his wife of three decades. This is his eighth book.

The Last Eleven Days of Jesus: Countdown to Passover, Crucifixion and Resurrection

Pastor David Levandusky

Pages: 262
ISBN: 978-145756-593-9
List Price: 20.00
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Available: January 2019
Edition: Perfectbound

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David Levandusky has been Pastoring for 49 years. He and his dear wife Carol have been married for 49 years and are the proud parents of three grown children and grandparents to two wonderful grandchildren. David received Jesus as His personal Savior at the age of 12 years old in an Assembly of God church in North Tonawanda, New York as a result of watching a Billy Graham film called “Decade of Decision.” At 18 years of age he attended Zion Bible Institute in East Providence, Rhode Island for two years. After Pastoring for five years in Belvidere, Vt., he finished his third year of Bible College at Fatih School of Theology in Charleston, Maine. He earned his Bachelor Degree and Master of Arts Degree in Pastoral Christian Counseling from the American Bible College and Seminary from Bethany, Oklahoma. He has served Pastoral ministry in Vermont, New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. He is presently pastors Living Waters Assembly of God in Greenfield, Massachusetts where he has been pasturing for 30 years.

Standardbred Sport Horses

Kathleen H. Kirsan

Pages: 694
ISBN: 978-145755-527-5
List Price: 57.00
Category: Prof. Reference & Textbooks
Available: May 2018
Edition: Perfectbound

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First and foremost this is a reference, history, and evaluation of the American Standardbred for the North American sport horse breeder and competitor. With ample documentation through historical sources, pedigree evaluation, DNA studies, and performance records you will learn that the Standardbred is not just a harness prospect, but in fact is one of the best all-around ridden sport horse breeds—and has always been so right from its creation. This book provides much evidence on the true origin of equine sport, not just in the American breeds but worldwide as well. Sport talent is identified in these breed’s ancestors and followed right down through the generations to the modern potent carriers. And you will discover these talented sport sources did not just power our best achievers, but top European competition horses and provided leading sire lines in worldwide sport, winning for WBFSH members even while being systematically banned from the European product. You will meet contemporary competitors from around the world riding Standardbreds to victory in open competitions in all manner of Olympic style sport. With the knowledge provided, the sport horse breeder will be able to choose with confidence the bloodlines best suited for their goals. Several topics which were discussed and enlarged in my previous two books come to completion here, such as the origin of the jump trait which is the power behind every successful modern jumping horse, is traced back through its major branches right to its root. More data is compiled about the true foundation of dressage ability. Another subject covered is the crisis the American breeder of sport horses finds themselves in our new international arena, with some surprisingly simple solutions provided.
Throughout the book there are over 200 pictures and over 200 full page pedigrees, as well nine appendices, a full bibliography and three indexes.

Kathleen Kirsan is an equine writer with a well-respected website: www.sport-horse-breeder.com, and is the author of three books on the sport horse: North American Sport Horse Breeder, Legacy of Lexington and now Standardbred Sport Horses. An expert on Tesio Methods, sport horse pedigrees and sport horse history, she is often consulted by individuals and breed organizations. She is instrumental in returning the lost knowledge of the first American sport horse breed, the Running Horse, back to the American equestrian, and has unraveled other mysteries such as the origin of the jumping trait—all through decades of historical and pedigree research. She is an outspoken critic on the monopoly the European Union has attempted in sport horse breeding.

Poetry As You Like It

William T. Gay

Pages: 198
ISBN: 978-145756-695-0
List Price: 9.95
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Available: January 2019
Edition: Perfectbound

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A poem is an art form that provides a unique manner in which to express one’s emotions or to tell a story. This collection of poems, Poetry As You Like It, masterfully portrays numerous artistic themes found in within the human existence. It is not another boring book of poems similar to required reading for high school English, nor the predictable nursery rhymes of early childhood. William Gay paints pictures describing the perils of love and romance, the gloriousness of beauty, and the wonder of nature. He then transitions to the concepts of family, the meaningless of life without love, and the trials and tribulations of finding joy in fleeting moments.
In addition, faith is acknowledged to be part of man’s everyday nourishment in life. Messages of listening to your faith illustrate to readers they must remain aware of the beauty in life and living in God’s image. Gay then provides a lighter humorous look at life as he debates on the actions of the young versus the old, the art of wooing, and the rollercoaster of emotions that life brings. A more serious tone is introduced as he ponders more intellectual thoughts, such as the evolution of man, the building of civilizations, and the actions of man in life. The final four historical selections focus attention on the epic adventures of man throughout history. The last poem in this collection gives direction for future generations, who should always be striving for the good of all mankind.

William T. Gay Born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, William T. Gay earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and other sciences, a Juris Doctor degree, and a Master’s degree in English, all from the University of Alabama. He joined a law practice for four years, and then resigned in order to pursue a literary career. In addition, he continued additional graduate work at Columbia University, the University of Alabama, the University of North Carolina, and the University of California at Los Angeles. He taught courses in English and American literature at the University of Florida, Georgia State College, Bob Jones College, Campbell College, Bluefield State College, Hampden-Sydney College, and Pembroke State College.
In addition to his lifelong work as an English teacher, he was a prolific writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction literature. He was the Utopias contributing editor to The Futurist: a Journal of Forecasts, Trends and Ideas About the Future. His publications include Poems and Montgomery, Alabama: A City in Crisis.

Origins and Lives of the Craftons of Virginia: Anglo-Saxon Britain to Ante-bellum America, Volume 2

Raymond G. Crafton

Pages: 506
ISBN: 978-145756-690-5
List Price: 55.00
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Available: November 2018
Edition: Hardcover (No DJ)

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This second volume in the Origins and Lives series completes the study of Virginia’s Crafton family. It describes the lives of over 500 individuals descended from a Crafton man who lived in Virginia in the first half of the 18th Century. This man’s name has been lost, and so the Origins and Lives project has dubbed him Y. He was a grandson of Thomas Crafton, who arrived in Virginia in 1672 and who became the progenitor of Virginia’s Craftons. Y was also a brother of James Crafton, the man whose descendants were the subject of volume one. In addition to the biographies and family histories contained in its text, volume two includes appendixes with mathematical and historical analyses that support the book’s content and organization. Like its predecessor, this volume is heavily annotated and contains a name index. A set of addenda to volume one has been included as well.

Born in Virginia, Ray is an eighth-generation descendant of James and Keren-happuch Crafton. His Crafton ancestors lived in Lunenburg County, Virginia until 1900 at which time they moved to Richmond. Ray spent most of his childhood in Maryland.
He graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in mathematics and then joined AT&T’s Bell Laboratories. During his 30-year career with AT&T, Ray held a variety of assignments of increasing responsibility prior to his retirement in 2003. Along the way, he received both an MS in operations research from Cornell University and an MBA from Columbia University. Since retiring from AT&T, Ray has devoted his time to genealogical research and to serving various religious and charitable organizations.
The photo on the left was taken in 2001 near the hamlet of Crafton in Buckinghamshire, England.

Be Creditwize: Tips, Tools and Tactics for Controlling Your Credit: Starting TODAY!!!

Carol DeMarco

Pages: 176
ISBN: 978-145753-678-6
List Price: 24.95
Category: Business, Investing & Finance
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Edition: Perfectbound

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Have you ever wished that you knew more about your credit report? You are not alone! We know we should understand more about what influences our credit scores, but where do we turn for reliable AND comprehensible information? The credit reporting agencies and lenders typically do not provide much assistance. Our schools and colleges do not provide credit curriculum. Our family and friends are typically as uninformed about credit as we are. And, most of the books that are available are confusing and will put us right to sleep! So, where can we turn? BE CREDIT WIZE provides thorough yet clear explanations of how credit scores are calculated and offers precise steps that you can take to improve your credit score. BE CREDIT WIZE also provides step-by-step plans to start a healthy credit profile, repair damaged credit, and even how you can take good credit to great credit. You are in control of other parts of your life… why not your credit? BE CREDIT WIZE is your opportunity to clear out the confusion over your credit profile and empower yourself to create the GREAT CREDIT that you deserve!

Carol DeMarco is a 30-year veteran of the residential mortgage industry. During her career, she was instrumental in helping thousands of families obtain the American dream of home ownership. In time, Carol realized nothing was more universal in the lending world than the lack of credit knowledge. Regardless of her customers’ socioeconomic backgrounds, the questions and misconceptions were the same. That one aspect of the mortgage process inspired her dedication to educating people from all walks of life regarding credit and how it impacts their lives. With this book, Carol hopes to empower individuals to gain more control of their credit and, thus, their financial lives. Carol is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. She lives in Florida with her awesome husband, Joe, and beloved Doberman, Cody.

How to Beat the Dream Stealers

David Mendenhall

Pages: 144
ISBN: 978-145756-379-9
List Price: 15.95
Category: Nonfiction
Available: June 2018
Edition: Perfectbound

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Dream stealers are everywhere! We see them in our family, in the media, and in ourselves—barriers that hold us back from success. How to Beat the Dream Stealers is the recipe to success. This book will show you specific and measurable steps to take in order to beat those dream stealers in your life and achieve the success you always wanted. You will learn to blast through your comfort zone to see lasting change and happiness. David draws on his vast experience in business and life to show you the philosophy to success.

David Mendenhall is an entrepreneur and author. He has started and currently runs multiple companies in the energy and insurance sectors throughout Canada. Drawing on his expertise in business, he shares what worked best for him to find success and overcome the obstacles in his journey through life. David resides in Alberta, Canada, with his wife, Jaylin, and his three boys, Braxton, Sawyer, and Mason.

Rain All Day, Special Shoes, Cats and Dogs Just Don’t Mix!

Tish Jackson

Pages: 18
ISBN: 978-145756-279-2
List Price: 10.95
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Available: May 2018
Edition: Perfectbound

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When a little girl receives a very special pair of shoes from her grandfather, no other gift can top them! She loves them so much that she vows to wear them every day. But, one day the weather doesn’t cooperate and she has to wear a different pair. Left all alone in the closet, the special shoes go on a whirlwind of an adventure with the little girl’s pet dog and cat. Rain all day, special shoes, cats and dogs just don’t mix!

Tish Jackson is a Senior Learning Consultant for a local hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Her career in education began over 17 years ago as an elementary school teacher. Since transitioning from the classroom, Tish has become a proven learning professional with skills ranging from training facilitation and curriculum design to leader development and performance consulting. A doting mom of three children, Tish was motivated to write a children’s story that would inspire children’s love of learning through literature. In her free time, Tish enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and interior design.

Dog Ear Authors Write in All Genres

Autobiograhy & Biography

The focus of many of our authors' dreams is the telling of someone's life story, whether it is their story, that of a loved one, or someone they find just plain fascinating. Dog Ear builds books that beautifully showcase a personal story.

Business, Investing, & Finance

Business, finance, and entrepreneurial experts all turn to Dog Ear Publishing to create books that deliver value and benefit to their readers. Whether the topic is how to achieve financial independence, strategies for making a business more successful, or creating new sources of wealth, Dog Ear Publishing has built products to help authors in the business and professional community reach out to their core customers.

Children's

Our authors produce some amazingly beautiful children's books, all with wonderful stories. A variety of formats have been created, including square and portrait, paperback and hardcover - all available in full-color.

Cookbooks

One of the great niche markets that authors are exploring is the world of cookbooks. Dog Ear Publishing can produce cookbooks in black-and-white and color, and both paperback and hardcover. We help our authors produce cookbooks about everything from wondeful ethnic food recipes to healthy cooking alternatives.

Special Interest

Our authors write on a variety of topics catering to specific niche audiences.

Fiction

In the large category of Fiction, the old adage 'a picture is worth a thousand words' describes the importance of a great book cover. Dog Ear Publishing produces the finest book covers in the self publishing market - and our fiction books look stunning. No matter what genre of fiction our authors write on, Dog Ear will build an amazing cover to showcase the book.

Self-Help, Health & Wellness

Many Dog Ear Publishing authors produce books that help the reader get and stay healthy. Their expertise ranges from physical therapy to mental wellness to spiritual renewal. Dog Ear can build books that showcase exercises, charts, and images to help the reader understand best the instruction being given.

Inspirational

Encouragement, enlightenment, and enrichment can all be found within the books produced by Dog Ear authors.

Poetry

Words can transform the world around us - and Dog Ear Publishing's poets showcase their works through the words they use to convey their emotions. Poetry doesn't have to flow in a single, straight line, but should move across the page in motion to the rhythm of the poet's thoughts. Our professional design team translates the poet's vision to the page.

Technical Products & Textbooks

Professors, scientists, doctors and technical experts of all fields have turned to Dog Ear to produce their books.

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