Inc., part of the Amazon.com group of companies, today announced its expansion into a full service print and digital publisher with the launch of Grand Harbor Press. Publishing hardcover, trade paperback and eBook originals in the self-help and inspirational categories, Grand Harbor Press will present uplifting and thought-provoking works embracing a range of philosophies and spiritual thought.
“People are searching for different perspectives on finding happiness, especially at a time when one hears so much about political and economic turmoil,” said Mark Pereira, President and Publisher, Brilliance. “Grand Harbor Press will provide an optimistic outlook and practical solutions to help readers find their way through life’s challenges.”
Happy This Year!
, by internationally best-selling author Will Bowen, will be the first book published from Grand Harbor Press, and will be released on April 9, 2013
. Happy This Year!
is a practical yet inspirational work that proposes it’s the inner world of our psyches that determines happiness, not outside forces. We have control over our own happiness and this powerful book offers concrete advice on how to tap into it and nourish it all year round. Bowen focuses explicitly on the positive ways we can establish a higher set-point in our thoughts, speech, and actions, resulting in greater sustainable levels of happiness. Regardless of what the year and your life may bring, we can become measurably and sustainably happier. Bowen has also created a smartphone app to accompany his new book, which will be available early in 2013.
Bowen is an ordained minister, founder of the non-profit organization A Complaint Free World, and the author of the internationally best-selling self-help book by the same name. A Complaint Free World has been featured on Oprah, the Today show, The ABC Evening News, CBS Sunday Morning, People magazine, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, O magazine, Chicken Soup for the Soul and more. More than 10 million people in 106 countries have taken Bowen’s “21 Days Complaint Free” challenge, part of his campaign for a world free of complaining.