Friday, October 28, 2011

Holiday Shopping List - Item #2

ISBN: 978-0-9824298-4-6
List Price: $13.95
Available: Amazon or Barnes & Noble

Oksanya has been given the gift of a lifetime in the miraculous Isis operation, which replaced defective genes in her body with the genes of a cheetah. She can run faster and see better than everyone else in the world. Everyone else, however, is split on what to do with Oksanya. Many believe she has sold her humanity for the cure, the rest think she has improved her life and her species.

Holiday Shopping List - Item #1

ISBN: 978-0-9824298-5-3
List Price: $12.99
Available: Amazon

The holidays are known for bringing the best out of people. Imagine what we can bring out of you when we present four of the hottest romance authors as they join forces to give you fifteen of the steamiest stories this side of a spice rack! The holidays have never been so inviting.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

October Release Announcement

Juniper Crescent... Rises on October 14, 2011!

There is so much more to a story than meets the eye... so much more to a person than what you see. JUNIPER CRESCENT a fantasy/sci-fi release introducing Tony Graff.

Available in bookstores and online October 14, 2011.

Making fiction reality...

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Second Quarter Greetings

We haven't gone anywhere. Greetings from Blue Planet Publishing! The last few months have been filled with restructuring to our editing and submission departments. We've even tweeked our marketing campaigns. Streamline is in and BPP is riding the wave of efficient as we continue to produce quality novels. So who's up next?: Tony Graff, Juniper Crescent. Stay tuned for more details.

Monday, February 28, 2011

The Literary Alphabet - Installment Four

Zora Neale Hurston, author, folklorist, anthropologist. One of the preeminent writers of twentieth century [African-American] literature, Hurston’s work has influenced many authors including Alice Walker, whose 1975 article, “In Search of Zora Neale Hurston,” revived interested in the artist. Closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance, Hurston’s novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is used in many college classrooms to date.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

The Literary Alphabet - Installment 3

J. California Cooper, author and playwright. Born Joan California Cooper in Berkeley, CA, this artist has written numerous plays and short story series and was named Black Playwright of the Year in 1978. Her first collection of short stories was published in 1984 by Alice Walker's publishing company.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

The Literary Alphabet: Installment 2

James Baldwin, novelist, playwright, poet. Baldwin is known for works that deal with prejudice with regards to race and sexuality. Desiring to reach a scope beyond the single vision of "Negro issues" or "Negro writing," Baldwin left the U.S. for France where he spent the majority of his later life.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

African-American History Month Salute: The Literary Alphabet

A is Angelou, Maya.

In 1995, writer Maya Angelou was recognized for remaining on The New York Times Paperback Nonfiction Bestseller List for two years—the longest running record in history. Ms. Angelou was also the first black female streetcar conductor in San Francisco, California, before graduating from high school.