Tuesday, June 29, 2010

BPP Reads - Bastards

One life truly affects another. How much more accurate would that statement be if the lives were linked by blood? Meet the young Marcus Clayton and the residents of the Bradhurst community as they live, learn, and love according to their own rules. Will morals win out over physical desires or will lust overpower better judgment and foundational teaching? Join the journey, meet the players, and discover how what’s done in the dark leads to a siren’s song.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Deadline Extension - New Author Showcase Contest

The deadline has been extended for the New Author Showcase Contest. New authors with outstanding unpublished works now have until July 15 to submit their work. Two winners will be selected to win contracts with Blue Planet Publishing and NCM Publishing. Winners will be announced during the 2011 Art Lovers in Paradise Cruise. Request full guidelines at manuscripts@bppbooks.com.


• Manuscript must be original, unpublished, and not included in a multiple submission
• Maximum word count: 60,000 words
• Double-spaced text
• 12 pt. Times New Roman font

Not Accepting
• Poetry
• Novellas
• Children’s books
• Non-fiction

Thursday, June 24, 2010

BPP Reads - Hello, My Name is James

James Schilling is a twenty-something man trying to find his way in life. The one great thing in his life is his best friend Frank. He has his back in any situation. James wants more out of his boring ordinary life. When a situation arises at work, he decides to make more out of his current life to be someone. While searching for his life's true calling a family issue unfolds. He decides to track down his estranged father who had left him when he was ten years old. James must decide to fix his past or let it be. He struggles with work, his family, and a possible new relationship at the same time trying to figure out where his life will lead him. Will he find love? Can he track down the man who had left him at an early age? Most of all will James discover who he is truly meant to be in his life?

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

BPP Reads - For God & Country

Brave men and women choose military service as a means of giving back to their communities and their country. They fight wars for the many disenranchised in countries far away. What happens when one serviceman returns home to find the war has followed him? Find the answer by reading the debut novel by Daniel Reyes, For God & Country (Blue Planet Publishing 2009, ISBN: 978-0982429839).

BPP Reads - In the Name of the Father

Love is learned and many times, our family teaches us what we know of it. Likewise, distance and resistance of love is learned and those most close to us contribute in ways they may never know. How will Joy overcome these aspects and triumph IN love? Read Allyson Olivia Ringgold's debut novel, In the Name of the Father to find out. Release date: June 2010.