Recording Artist Wizdom Starr Achieves #1 on Amazon Bestseller List!

Powerful Wizdom: Embracing the Voice Within, by Shavonne Martin AKA Recording Artist Wizdom Starr, has become the #1 Amazon Kindle Bestseller in Spiritual Growth and Two-Hour Biography & Memoir Short Reads!  It is also currently ranked #2 in Personal Transformation & Spirituality.   In Powerful Wizdom: Embracing the Voice Within Shavonne tells her personal story while teaching readers how to listen to their own inner voice. The book is filled with wisdom,  insight and affirmations to help readers move from “poverty to royalty of the spirit.” “I now get Read More +

Ajanta: A Monk’s Mission & a Maiden’s Mystery! Becomes the #1 Amazon Bestseller in Indian History!

The recently released novel, Ajanta: A Monk’s Mission & a Maiden’s Mystery! has become the number 1 Amazon Kindle Bestselling book in Indian History!  In addition, the book has become the number 2 Amazon Kindle Bestselling book in Asian Art History and the number 3 Amazon Kindle Bestselling book in Historical Asian Fiction. The novel by Dr. Kalpa Srivats, a former professor at Delaware College of Art & Design, is a fascinating look at fifth century India and the creation of the Buddhist cave art at Ajanta.  The Kindle edition is richly illustrated Read More +

Protogenesis Becomes the Number 1 Amazon Bestseller in Teen & Young Adult Ancient Civilization Fiction!

  The just released novel, Protogenesis, by Alysia Helming, has soared to become the number 1 Amazon Kindle Bestselling book in Teen & Young Adult Ancient Civilization Fiction eBooks!  In addition, the book has become the number 5 Amazon Bestselling book in Teen & Young Adult Greek & Roman Myths & Legends. Protogenesis is about California teenager Helene Crawford.  Upon the tragic death of her mother, Helene is uprooted to move across the world to Athens, Greece in the midst of the financial crisis where she must Read More +

The Burden of Sweetberry becomes the Number 1 Amazon Best Seller in African American Christian Fiction!

The Burden of Sweetberry, by Carol Gosa-Summerville, has become the number 1 Amazon Best Seller in African American Christian Fiction! In addition the book has surged to become the #2 Amazon Best Seller in Women’s Religious Fiction. Set in Sipsey, Alabama in the early 1960s, The Burden of Sweetberry is a powerful story of sin and redemption.  The novel is about Sweetbury who has lived her life depending on men.  She left home as a teenager with soul singer, Eddie Simpson, hoping to live the high life in Read More +

How to Create an Audio Edition of your Self Published Book

Audiobooks can open up new markets and revenue streams for self-published authors. Bookstand Publishing does not create audio books, however, we can give you some recommendations on how you can do this yourself. Here are the basic steps to create an audio edition of your book. Create an Account on Amazon Audio Creation Exchange (ACX) We recommend using Amazon’s Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX). This service is an easy way to create and distribute your digital audiobook via Audible.com, Amazon.com, and iTunes, as well as their Read More +

Messages with a Meaning Becomes the Number 1 Amazon Best Seller in Christian Preaching!

  Messages with a Meaning, by Dr. James Alvin West, has surged to become the number 1 Kindle best selling book in both Christian Preaching and Christian Sermons! Dr. West is a prominent minister and speaker in Peachtree, Georgia.  He is a dynamic speaker who has taught and preached worldwide.  He has served in law enforcement as a Police Chaplain and as the Personal Security Assistant to the Georgia State Attorney General.   He has a Doctorate in Ministry from Kings University in Van Nuys, California. Messages with a Read More +

Number 1 Best Seller in Race Relations – Tears for My City

Reflecting the current racial tensions nationwide, Tears for My City: An Autobiography of a Detroit White Boy, written by Dean Dimitrieski and published by Bookstand Publishing in 2011, has become the #1 Amazon Kindle Best Selling book in both Race Race Relations and Minority Studies. Tears for My City: An Autobiography of a Detroit White Boy tells the true story of an immigrant white kid from Macedonia who moves to the most dangerous neighborhood in Detroit at the height of gang violence in the 1970s. With a crack house next Read More +

The Actor? by Lee Welling Becomes the #1 Amazon Best Seller in Broadway & Musicals!

The Actor? A Thriller and Love Story at the Height of the Cold War, by Lee Welling, has become a #1 Amazon Bestseller!  The Amazon Kindle Edition of this just released action thriller, about a Broadway actor on a cultural exchange tour and working for the CIA who discovers the secrets that lead to the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, has jumped to #1 in Broadway & Musicals  and #8 in Pulp Thrillers. The Actor? tells the story of George Toomey, a successful Broadway actor. His life is one of Read More +

Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball becomes the #1 Amazon Bestseller in Children’s Baseball Books!

Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball by Kevin Christofora has become a #1 Amazon Best Seller! The Amazon Kindle Edition of the book is currently ranked #1 in Children’s Baseball Books and #1 in Baseball Coaching. Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball is a kid’s baseball book for ages 3 to 7. The book teaches children about baseball using real coaching techniques. In this interactive storybook, kids learn about the first day of baseball including showing up, seeing their friends and getting a uniform. They Read More +