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Yearly Archives: 2015

Jorge Cruise joins forces with BenBella!

I am thrilled to announce an upcoming project with a familiar name: health author/celebrity fitness extraordinaire Jorge Cruise! BenBella has the privilege of publishing his next book, Tiny and Full, this December.


Tiny and Full marks an exciting new focus and direction for Jorge Cruise: Jorge Cruise 2.0. …

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Going meatless? You don’t have to rely on “fake meat.”

The transition from a meat-laden diet to vegetarianism or veganism can seem daunting. For many, quitting meat cold-turkey (or Tofurky) feels too extreme a decision to make without adding in some baby steps to ease the transition. This is where “fake meat” comes in. We’ve all seen the meat-imitation products that line the shelves at health food stores (Quorn and shamburgers, …

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Need a “Mars One” fix?

If the thought of waiting until January 2016 to read BenBella’s upcoming Mars One title (Mars One: Humanity’s Next Great Adventure) is too much to bear (and waiting until 2026 to see the Mars One mission itself come to fruition feels even more torturous), then fear not! …

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Billboard interviews BenBella author Karrine Steffans

Exciting news for Karrine Steffans, author of Vindicated: Confessions of a Video Vixen, Ten Years Later. The BenBella author was recently featured in an interview with about her new book, a  “sequel” to her original memoir, Confessions of a Video Vixen.

Check out the interview here. …

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Special delivery! Copies of ‘Raw’ are in!

We were thrilled to see Pamela Anderson’s Raw arrive at the office this week, and to check out this spectacular cover in person. It has been a privilege to collaborate on this project with Pamela, an astute and incredibly gracious author, and I eagerly anticipate the book’s September release!


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Broadcasting Happiness book launch in Dallas!

We are so proud of BenBella author Michelle Gielan for a spectacular book launch (and for writing such a stellar book)! Broadcasting Happiness is an important book about the power of positivity. Michelle’s own positivity and radiance are infectious, and everyone had a wonderful time at the event! Here are a few pictures from the event (courtesy of Jessica Starr Photography):

And to see some great photos from Michelle’s successful #PostPositive campaign (a week-long social media initiative encouraging positivity), …

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New resource for the 17 million Americans with food allergies

The rise of specialized diets in our culture has garnered criticism from some who believe that these dietary restrictions cater purely to picky eaters or fad-abiding dieters.  There is an abundance of scientific evidence, however, that debunks much of this criticism as false. In fact, one major food-related issue that millions of Americans must navigate daily is one that is severely underrepresented: food allergies. …

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The book that dismantles the “mommy wars”

The topic of working, career-driven women deciding to have children has become a divisive one in the past several decades; often, women face extra scrutiny for their choices. They can be pitted against one another, urged to take sides in the “working mother” versus “stay-at-home-mom” debate.

More millennial women are in today’s workforce than ever before, …

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Kushi Institute and the macrobiotic philosophy

The Kushi Institute has been synonymous with healthy, delicious, and macrobiotic food for more than 35 years. Founded in 1978 by Michio and Aveline Kushi in Japan, the Kushi Institute works to educate many–from individuals to large corporations, such as the Ritz Carlton Hotel Company–about the principles of macrobiotics and how they relate to a healthy lifestyle. …

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Meet the FBI’s best (and most unlikely) informant

In 1996, Michael Blutrich was a successful attorney and former law partner of future New York governor Andrew Cuomo as well as the owner of the iconic gentlemen’s club SCORES, which was frequented by high-power patrons ranging from A-list celebrities to members of the Mafia (notoriously, the New York Rangers visited SCORES on the night they won the Stanley Cup, …

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