9 Tips for a Successful Author Event

While you might be in the process of writing your book and haven’t gotten to the stage of publishing, let alone promoting, it, it’s important to think creatively about bookstore events and author readings from the get-go. (I thought this…

Lance Armstrong, #DOPRAH, and Publishing

I think about Lance Armstrong a lot. It all began with a chance television viewing of the Tour de France set to the mellifluous tones of broadcasters Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen during one of the many dog days of a Los Angeles summer.…

Food52 Picks Little Flower for the Piglet

It's not just the college-sports world that looks to bracket tournaments this time of year. In the cookbook world, February Madness means one thing: the Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks, run by the prestigious blog Food52.com. The round of…

Little Flower One of Food52's Best Cookbooks of 2012

Food52 announced today that Little Flower: Recipes from the Cafe by Christine Moore has been chosen as one of their 16 best cookbooks of 2012. The book will face off against other cookbooks in their Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks for the ultimate…

Girls Life Reviews The Break-up Activity Book

'What could be more perf for a break-up than an activity book to rid yourself of 'Mr. Not so Perfect'?' says Girls Life mag in its review of The Break-Up Activity Book. Thanks for the broken-hearted love, Girls Life! Read the review here…

A Big New Year for a Small Publisher

Oh my, 2012 was a busy year at Prospect Park Books. And all that activity was laying the foundation for what we think is a very exciting 2013. The most visible evidence of our growth is this new site. Thanks to David Gordon of Ashland Websites…

Just Because

Understand that we're not in a position to bash Amazon. And we're not about to. Amazon sells a lot of our books, and we need those sales to pay the bills. Furthermore, we understand that it's a wonderful resource for many people, particularly…

A Happier New Year for the Heartbroken

Prospect Park is kicking off 2013 with a humor book that will make the new year happier for the broken-hearted: The Break-Up Activity Book: Crafting Your Way Through a Broken Heart. It's written and illustrated by Lynn Chang, one of the…