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Amanda & Andy Michaels’ Music Playlists Posted on Youtube

 

Ever wonder what kind of music one of your favorite characters in a book was listening to on their playlist? I have joined some of my author colleagues, and curated music playlists of two of the lead characters in Taming the Telomeres (TTT), Amanda and Andy Michaels.

The playlists are inspired by dialogue, actions or scenes in the award winning novel, Taming the Telomeres on Amazon.

Residing on Youtube, some of the songs in the playlists have videos as well which can immerse listeners into a whole new perspective.

The unpredictable protagonist of Taming the Telomeres is Amanda Michaels, a high school girl who is the sole survivor of a commuter jet crash, and her playlist is here:

Amanda Michaels 2016 Playlist

Amanda playlist

Andy Michaels is her uncle, the high-profile DC trial attorney who ends up representing her and other victims of the hemispheres jet crash, and his playlist is here:

Andy Michaels 2016 playlist

Andy M playlist

Both of the playlists are found on the Taming the Telomeres channel on YouTube. You can shuffle the Youtube playlists or listen to them in the order presented.

Also, scenes and action inspired by TTT can be found on the Taming the Telomeres Pinterest page and a video interview of author Shapiro can be found here.

Thrillerfest clip

Enjoy!

 

Taming the Telomeres Awarded Two Silver Medals in FAPA President’s 2016 Book Awards

 

On Saturday night, August 5, 2016 the Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) presented its prestigious annual President’s Awards for the best books of 2015 and the first half of 2016 by authors and publishers in Florida and throughout the United States, and Taming the Telomeres, A Thriller was awarded two separate 2016 book award silver medals.  The event, which took place at the Hilton Orlando/Lake Buena Vista Resort, recognized outstanding books by awarding gold, silver, or bronze medals.

“The 2016 award winners exemplify excellence in publishing both regionally and nationally. The awards continue to command the attention of industry professionals and readers.” said Terri Gerrell, FAPA President. The winners were selected by the competition’s sixty-five judges—librarians, educators, and publishing professionals.

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Taming the Telomeres wins Two 2016 FAPA Silver Medals-in Mystery & Thriller categories

In the Adult Fiction-Mystery category, Taming the Telomeres, by author R.N. Shapiro earned the Silver Medal, and in the Adult Fiction-Suspense/Thriller category, Taming the Telomeres, was also awarded the Silver Medal.

Taming the Telomeres (available on Amazon, Audible and itunes in audiobook) a #1 Amazon best selling thriller, has now earned medals in four international award competitions   The prior awards were:

2015 Gold Award Winner-fiction thriller-Readers Favorite Int’l book award contest.

Apple Literary Book Awards, 2015 Medalist for E-book mystery thriller.

Silver Medalist-2016 eLit Book Awards, for mystery/suspense/thriller category.

The novel introduces high schooler Amanda Michaels, the lone survivor of a commuter jet crash who possesses breakthrough biological secrets that intelligence agencies will kill over:

4 medals

The author is actively writing “Targeting the Telomeres” which is book two of the Amanda Michaels Telomeres series, and has recently added sneak previews of Targeting the Telomeres book two after the conclusion of Taming the Telomeres paperbacks and ebooks.  Previews will also be added soon to the author’s website, www.RNShapiro.com .

Author Comments on ‘Positive ID’ Chapter in Taming the Telomeres

Posted a new author book bubble about the Positive ID chapter in TTT. Check it out on my author page on Bublish.com  or click on the image below.

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Author Comments on Hand of Fate (Amanda’s Hamsa) Survival Chapter in Taming the Telomeres

Can just one trinket, one necklace, make a person identifiable to her family and friends so unmistakenly?  The “Hand of Fate” refers to Amanda’s hand necklace (hamsa necklace) that her rescuer mentions as having been distinctive.  Read more here:

https://www.bublish.com/bubble/stream/7978?share=fb

Taming the Telomeres wins Gold Award for top thriller

Taming the Telomeres wins Gold Award for top thriller

Amanda's Hamsa (Hand of Fate)

Amanda’s Hamsa (Hand of Fate)

Author Insights: Middleburg Sadness Chapter from Taming the Telomeres, A Thriller

The story shifts to the prestigious Middleburg Academy where faculty and students are shocked to learn that Amanda Michaels and family members may have been on the jet that crashed in Pennsylvania, enroute to NYC. Click here to read the inside discussion:

https://www.bublish.com/bubble/stream/7894?share=fb

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News Article Cites ‘Author Creativity’ in Success of Taming the Telomeres, A Thriller Capturing Gold Award

Many, many thanks to Irene Bowers, who wrote a nice article about the “creativity” of Taming the Telomeres, and what is behind the fiction thriller capturing the 2015 Gold Award from Readers Favorite in its international book award contest.

Read more in her Virginian-Pilot Beacon article titled: “CREATIVITY IS BUILT INTO THIS AUTHOR’S DNA

Taming the Telomeres named Gold Award Winner

Taming the Telomeres named Gold Award Winner

Author Insights on “Air Disaster” chapter from Award Winning Thriller: Taming the Telomeres

This discussion is about the moments when Andy Michaels first learns his close family members were on a Hemispheres jet that crashed in PA. Click here to read the full interactive bublish.com chapter discussions.

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