Update: The Storm Is Coming… in October

#thestormiscoming, it’s just not here… yet.

We’ve got some good news and some bad news for you. The bad news is that Stormdancer by Joshua Pantalleresco, the sequel to his epic poem The Watcher, is facing some delays which means that the release date will be pushed back to October 1st, 2015.

The good news is multi-faceted. First, because of the delay, the artist from The Watcher, Florence Chan is going to have the time to make the artwork really shine in Stormdancer. There will also be quite a few more images in Stormdancer than there was in The Watcher, featuring more characters than the first book did. Secondly, Joshua Pantalleresco is planning a trip down to the Windsor area to launch his new book. So, slightly in advance of the October 1st release date, Windsor locals will be able to meet Joshua Pantalleresco and pick up a signed copy of The Watcher and Stormdancer at The 2015 Local Authors and Artists Festival happening at the WFCU Centre on September 26th!

Also, The Watcher’s cover is currently in a contest and YOU can help it win. Follow this link to cast your vote daily in the Cover Wars, which will last for the rest of the week!

The rest of the good news is that in order to keep the ‘Summer of New Releases’ going without pause, we’ve decided to move up the launch date of The Coffee Monster by Nate Friedman. Nate Friedman’s children’s book will now by launching on July 1st in print and as a PDF ebook for mobile devices.

Here’s a sneak peak at The Coffee Monster:

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The Coffee Monster

Written By: Nathaniel Friedman

Illustrated by: Saba Bushnaq

In a pleasant little town lives a normal family with a mom, a dad and two beautiful children. There is just one thing that makes this family different from most other families; they don’t have a dog, a cat, or pets of any kind. Instead, they have a Coffee Monster!

Follow Jenna and James as they try to deal with the Coffee Monster’s antics and help him overcome a personal struggle. Through this simple, but comedic tale, learn about the value of telling the truth, taking care of oneself and each other, and how to work-through everyday issues. Most of all, you just might learn that there’s a little ‘Coffee Monster’ in all of us…

Author Bio PicNate Friedman

…is a writer from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from the Kinesiology program at the University of Windsor with a concentration in Sports Psychology. His education has fuelled a keen interest in how people think and what drives them to be their best. Comedy is his first love, from Jim Henson’s Muppets to Walt Disney’s perfect cartooning; his desire to be creative has directed him towards writing children’s literature. He enjoys reading to his nephews, two of his biggest fans. He has penned, “The Coffee Monster” and is currently working on his second book, “The Last Hockey Fight,” which should prove to be another Canadian Classic.



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