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Author Solutions Launches Review Contest Celebrating 100,000th e-Book

Indie-Book Publishing World Leader Commemorates the Release of Lisa K. Drucker's iUniverse Title, "Arise, O Phoenix," With e-Book Review Contest; Winner Will Receive iPad(R) (June 07, 2012)

BLOOMINGTON, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 06/07/12 -- Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie-book publishing, is celebrating the release of its 100,000th e-book, Lisa K. Drucker's iUniverse title, "Arise, O Phoenix," by sponsoring a book review contest, with the winner receiving a new iPad®. To participate, readers must post a thoughtful review of "Arise, O Phoenix" to one of their favorite book-related sites, including Goodreads®, Amazon®, Barnes & Noble® or the iUniverse bookstore, and then tweet to @authorsolutions, @iuniversebooks and @lisakdrucker. All eligible tweets must also use the hashtag #arisephnx and include a link to the review. Details of the contest are included in the free special-edition e-book available at the iUniverse bookstore.

Author Solutions will be offering free copies of the e-book to the first 1,000 people to use the promo code "arisephnx" in the iUniverse bookstore. To enter the contest, all eligible tweets must be received by July 31, 2012. On Aug. 1, 2012, iUniverse will select a winner at random who will receive a free, latest-generation iPad ®.

"One-hundred thousand e-books published marks a major milestone for Author Solutions and its authors," said Keith Ogorek, senior vice president of global marketing of Author Solutions, Inc. "To celebrate this achievement, we wanted to create an exciting and original way to promote Lisa's wonderful e-book, which is one we believe readers will enjoy."

In Lisa K. Drucker's "Arise, O Phoenix," a twist of fate following the Sept. 11 tragedy brings a pair of long-lost lovers together again. It is a story of love's indomitable power and the triumph of the human spirit, set against the backdrop of 9/11. The e-book is published by ASI's iUniverse imprint and has received its "Rising Star" distinction.

"Arise, O Phoenix" is available at the iUniverse Bookstore and though other leading e-book retailers. All e-books published by ASI imprints are formatted and optimized for presentation on all major e-readers, including iPad®, Nook®, Kindle®, Kobo®, Sony eReader® and smartphones.

For more information about Author Solutions or to learn about publishing opportunities through one of ASI's imprints, please visit

About Author Solutions, Inc.
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is owned by Bertram Capital and is the world leader in indie-book publishing. ASI's leading self-publishing imprints -- AuthorHouse, AuthorHouse UK, iUniverse, Palibrio, Trafford Publishing and Xlibris -- have helped more than 150,000 authors self-publish, promote and bring to market more than 190,000 new titles. Through strategic alliances with leading trade publishers, ASI is making it possible to develop new literary talent efficiently and provide authors with a platform for bringing their books to market. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., ASI's global reach includes imprints developed specifically for authors in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit, and follow @authorsolutions on Twitter for the latest news.

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