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August 29, 2008: Air Race Birthday, Chop Suey Birthday, Foreign Debt Day, Motorcycle Patent Day, Pretty Woman Day

Details on these days and 18,500 others! can be found in
John Kremer's Celebrate Today Special Events Data Files.

In this issue . . .
-- Wondertime magazine
-- Book Marketing Plus gift wholesaler
-- Free Teleseminar List free listings
-- Specialty booksellers
-- Inc. magazine
-- U.S. High Schools List (9,600 schools!)

Wondertime magazine
This monthly children's magazine from Disney features articles from book authors, some author interviews, and some book reviews. Send review copies and other info to the editors at Wondertime, 47 Pleasant Street, Northampton MA 01060. Web:

No longer published as a magazine.

Book Marketing Plus gift wholesaler
Book Marketing Plus, 3538 Maple Park Drive, Kingwood TX 77339; 800-356-2445; Fax: 866-844-5519. Web:

A book wholesaler to the gift market since 1990; now also to the bookstore market. Features children's books, cookbooks, decorating, gardening, gift books, health, humor, inspiration, journals, travel, nature, weddings, holidays, and regional books. No fiction.

Free Teleseminar List free listings
Scott Fox is an author conducting research for his next book about online marketing. So he created a website to offer free listings of free teleseminars, webinars, webcasts, and online classes for marketing technology, publishing, search engine optimization, sales, training, and education. He lists only free online seminars. No paid ones.

These free teleseminars and webinars are part of his research and sharing the listings with people proves the wide and inexpensive reach of the Internet. To submit your free teleseminars and online classes, go here:

Note: Fox is also making money from the online ads, Google ads, and links to his other websites where he sells books and services.

Specialty booksellers
Afikomen Judaica, Jerry Derblich, Owner, 3042 Claremont Avenue, Berkeley CA 94705; 510-655-1977; Fax: 510-655-3598; 877-284-2345. Email: Web: Jewish books, gifts, and lifestyle needs.

The Basement at Jazzschool, Dean Muench, Manager, 2087 Addison Street, Berkeley CA 94704; 510-845-5373, ext. 5; Fax: 510-841-5373. Email: Web: Jazz-related books and music. Founded in 1997.

Beauty and the Beads, Solana Center, 939 W Alameda Street, Santa Fe NM 87501; 505-982-5234. Email: Web: Santa Fe's best bead store for 18 years.

The Critters and Me, Laura Moore, 1403 Agua Fria, Santa Fe NM 87501; 505-982-5040; Fax: 505-954-4129. Web: Natural pet foods, supplies, toys, beds, books, and more.

Down Home Music Store, 10341 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530; 510-525-2129; Fax: 510-525-4827. Email: Web: Second store: 1809B Fourth Street, Berkeley CA 94710; 510-204-9595; Fax: 510-649-0787. Offers new and used CDs, DVDs, LPs, music-related books, magazines, etc.

Eastwind Books of Berkeley, 2066 University Avenue Berkeley CA 94704; 510-548-2350. Web: Asian and Asian-American books since 1982.

Inc. magazine
Inc. is a wonderful monthly magazine for small businesses. Send info to the editors at Inc. Magazine, 7 World Trade Center, New York NY 10007-2195. Email: Web:

  • Jane Berentson, Editor. Email:
  • Eric Schine, Senior Editor
  • Leigh Buchanan, Editor at Large. Reviewed The Age of Heretics: A History of the Radical Thinkers Who Reinvented Corporate Management by Art Kleiner (8/08).
  • Bo Burlingham, Editor at Large. He is the author of Small Giants.
  • Rod Kurtz, Senior Editor,

Freelance author Scott Westcott, in an article on flextime, quoted from Linda Skoglund's Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It (8/08).

Book authors who have contributed articles to Inc. include Robert Andrew Powell, author of We Own This Game; Phillip Toledano, author of Bankrupt and Phone Sex; and Norm Brodsky, coauthor of The Knack.

U.S. High Schools List (9,600 schools!)
Jeff Rivera, author of the award-winning novel, Forever My Lady, has kindly offered to share a list of 9,600 U.S. high schools that he compiled. The list includes the name of the high school, city, state, and phone number. You can use this list to promote books to high schools or set up speaking engagements or author appearances.

You can get the list in Excel format by clicking here:

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