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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

GERALDO RIVERA HOSTS MIKE WALKER FETE

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Out For Blood:
Private Diary of a Gossip Vampire

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Mike Walker's 'Out For Blood'



NY Post's Richard Johnson With Enquirer's Mike Walker & Geraldo Rivera




Resident Editor Christopher Pape With Rita Cosby

 

Jean Shafiroff With Mike Walker



Tomaczek Bednarek With Rita Cosby And Marty Berman



Power Publicist Norah Lawlor With Ann Lawlor And Rita Cosby



Vanity Fair Icon John Connolly With Flo Anthony




James Edstrom With Legend Mike Walker



Erica And Geraldo Rivera



Ben Widdicombe
Geraldo Rivera hosted a book party to celebrate the launch of National Enquirer gossip columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Mike Walker’s latest novel, Out For Blood: Private Diary of a Gossip Vampire at Ivy Bar and Grill on Monday, November 4, 2013. In Out For Blood, the latest book from veteran National Enquirer “Guru of Gossip” Mike Walker, the term “deadline” takes new meaning. Out For Blood’s atypical hero, Clark, has a to-die-for secret: he’s the undead! Flying the night skies to spy on Tinseltown’s sexiest stars and consistently scooping his industry cohorts, with a killer career as gossip-in-residence at the National Revealer, Clark has long stood to be one of Hollywood’s most feared men…which is to say nothing of his razor-sharp bite. But when a sex tape scandal with smokin’ hot starlet/tabloid terror TayLo Logan leads him into a nefarious murder plot that threatens everything he holds dear – including his beloved Revealer post – it’s high time for the real fangs to come out.



An uproariously funny, satirical and surprisingly thought-provoking romp through the sex, lies, and videotape that make the Hollywood gossip machine go ‘round, Out For Blood is a novel that only the likes of Walker could write.



At the book launch party, Mike Walker, Geraldo Rivera and his wife Erica Levy were joined by many close friends and the media elite for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Ivy Bar and Grill, including New York Post columnist Richard Johnson, New York Observer writer Ben Widdicombe, Executive Producer of The Geraldo Rivera Radio Network Marty Berman, New York Daily News Confidenti@l gossip columnist Lachlan Cartwright, Vanity Fair contributing editor John Connolly, entertainment reporter Bill McCuddy, Inside Edition special correspondent Rita Cosby, Susie Coelho (ex-wife of Sonny Bono), creator of Eyewitness News Albert T. Primo, philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and Resident Magazine editor-in-chief Christopher Pape.



While celebrating Walker’s new novel, guests enjoyed an elegant jazz performance by The Jazz Company. The talented quartet included leader Allan Schwartzberg, trumpet player Warren Vache, guitarist Bob Mann, and bassist David Finck.



Mike Walker’s Out For Blood: Private Diary of a Gossip Vampire was published by original Fifty Shades of Grey publisher The Writer’s Coffee Shop Publishing House on October 31st, 2013, and is currently available both in book stores and online.



ABOUT THE AUTHOR



Heralded as “the Hemingway of gossip” by America’s favorite shock-jock, Howard Stern, millions of readers have faithfully followed Mike Walker’s every word as the National Enquirer’s Guru of Gossip and a New York Times bestselling author.



A longstanding television and radio favorite, for years he hosted the nationally syndicated Mike Walker Show on the Westwood One Network (CBS), and was seen every Friday as a co-anchor on Geraldo, making the record number of appearances of any guest ever (264)! Guesting on such top TV shows as Nightline, Larry King Live, The O’Reilly Factor, Nancy Grace, Joan Rivers, A Current Affair, Entertainment Tonight and Charlie Rose, Walker has proven to be an engaging personality as Hollywood’s #1 source of celebrity gossip.



Out For Blood is widely available via all major online retailers and select brick-and-morter booksellers as of October 31st, 2013.



ABOUT THE PUBLISHER



The Writer’s Coffee Shop Publishing (TWCS) House is an independent publisher based in New South Wales, Australia. They gained a great deal of attention with Fifty Shades of Grey, the international literary sensation they released in June 2011 and is now represented by Random House.



Launched in October 2010 with the vision of working alongside talented authors while providing quality e-books to the growing marketplace, TWCS publishes a wide range of fiction titles and is sure to have something for any reading appetite.



For more information, please visit their Website: http://ph.thewriterscoffeeshop.com


Saturday, September 28, 2013

FROZEN: HEART OF DREAD NYC CELEBRATION

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NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Alex McCord



Tara Fawler With Marisa Baglaneas And Breia Brissi




Melissa De La Cruz With Ben Widdicombe And Michael Johnston



Michael Johnston And Melissa De La Cruz



Frozen
In celebrating the publication of their latest novel FROZEN: Heart of Dread, Book One, best-selling author Melissa de la Cruz and co-author Michael Johnston hosted a book party at Tyler Rollins Fine Art recently. Known for her award-winning novels for teens and young adults, de la Cruz is also the author of the hit series Blue Bloods and Witches of East End, each of which Johnston co-created. With the success of Witches of East End, de la Cruz has turned the novel into a Lifetime television series that will air this fall, starring Julia Ormond and Jenna Dewan-Tatum. Most recently added to the duo’s list of published books, their newest novel FROZEN has already received various critically acclaimed reviews, making it a must-read this season.



Combining both authors’ love for adventure stories with a twist of epic fantasy, FROZEN is an action packed thrill-ride combining mystery, adventure, romance and magic, while also serving as a shrewd commentary on the timely environmental issues facing the future of our planet. Set in the future falling the “Big Freeze,” FROZEN follows a young blackjack dealer from New Vegas who is in search of a paradise where the sun still shines and the waters are turquoise—and most importantly a place where she will not be persecuted even if her darkest secret comes to light.



“Everything we have ever talked about is in the book,” de la Cruz said. “If you like the book then you kind of like us.”