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Author Solutions Publishes 100,000th E-Book

Indie Book Publishing World Leader Achieves Major Milestone With Lisa K. Drucker's "Arise, O Phoenix" (May 22, 2012)

BLOOMINGTON, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 05/22/12 -- Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie-book publishing, announced the release of its 100,000th e-book, "Arise, O Phoenix," marking a major milestone for the company and indie authors worldwide.

"In late 2009, we launched an initiative to become the world's largest publisher of original digital content. With our latest milestone, we're on pace to achieve our goal by the end of 2012," said Kevin Weiss, president and CEO of Author Solutions, Inc. "As the market leader, we've accelerated our pace by offering authors the right mix of print and digital services with access to the marketing and distribution mechanisms they need to promote their works."

In Lisa K. Drucker's "Arise, O Phoenix," a twist of fate following the September 11, 2001 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.

"I wrote this book during the weeks directly following September 11, 2001, because I wanted to capture the way I felt about the events as they unfolded," said Drucker. "Although the characters are fictional, their emotions and reactions are very real, and are intended to pay tribute to the experiences of the actual survivors and heroes of that day."

"Arise, O Phoenix" is available at the iUniverse Bookstore and though other leading e-book retailers. All e-books published by ASI's imprints are formatted and optimized for presentation on all major e-readers including iPad, Nook, Kindle, Kobo, Sony E-Reader 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 140,000 authors self-publish, promote and bring to market more than 175,000 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, Indiana, 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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