The Shape-Shifter’s Wife Becomes an Amazon Bestseller!

The recently released novel The Shape-Shifter’s Wife by Carolyn Radmanovich has become the number 2 Amazon Kindle Bestselling book in Western Science Fiction!  In addition, the book has become the number 11 Amazon Kindle Bestselling book in Time Travel Romance. The Shape-Shifter’s Wife  is about world weary, despondent and widowed, Angelica, an anthropology professor from the University of San Francisco, who takes a trip to heal her soul.  Canoeing on the Russian River in Northern California, she collides with a submerged tree and becomes pinned underwater, Read More +

Dr. Marvin Faulkner Achieves Number One on Amazon Best Seller List!

Days Gone By- A Collection of Inspirational Short Stories: Reflecting on Life’s Meaning with Humor & Hope by Dr. Marvin Faulkner has become the number one Amazon Kindle Bestseller in Two-Hour Religion & Spirituality Short Reads, Men’s Inspirational Spirituality and Faith & Spirituality. Dr. Marvin Faulkner’s collection of inspirational, entertaining, and often comical short stories offers hope (and maybe even some healing laughter!) while charting the pathway to personal growth through faith and spirituality during life’s good, comical, and sometimes ugly times. This short memoir Read More +

Karen Stewart’s New Book becomes the Number 1 Amazon Bestseller in Women’s Inspirational Spirituality!

Karen Stewart’s new book, The Be-Attitudes: Women and the Many Faces We Wear, has become the number one Amazon Kindle best-selling book in both Women’s Spirituality and Women’s Inspirational Spirituality!  In addition, the book has become the number two best selling book in Christian Families. The Be-Attitudes: Women and the Many Faces We Wear offers a candid, self-contemplative look at the attitudes required for greater harmony in matrimony, motherhood, and womanhood.   It addresses the emotional struggles and attitudinal roller coaster women can experience while juggling numerous Read More +

Oogie the Bear’s Rainy Day Adventure Becomes an Amazon Bestseller!

Oogie the Bear’s Rainy Day Adventure, written by Michael Weinberger and illustrated by Steve Bonham, has become a #1 Amazon Best Seller! The Amazon Kindle Edition of the book is currently ranked #1 in Children’s Books on Values and #1 in Children’s Bear Books. Oogie the Bear’s Rainy Day Adventure tells the story of Oogie, a little bear who, despite all the obstacles set in front of him, doesn’t give up on achieving his goals.  When Oogie runs out of crackers he set out on a rainy day Read More +

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 +