Editor’s Picks: Books

Stuck thinking of an idea about what to select for that last person on your list? Consider a book, it’s one present that never goes out of season.

Here are some editor’s picks for this holiday:


 A Present For You, A Present For Me
The children’s book, A Present For You, A Present For Me, is authored by local resident and Anton Media Group editor, Jennifer Fauci. Christmas is her favorite time of year; she loves the snow, holiday food, and spending time with family and friends. Published in November 2012, Fauci’s first book is available at www.amazon.com.


GIFTS_Books_121914BThe World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015
Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with The World Almanac and Book of Facts
—America’s best-selling reference book. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference and learning needs. The 2015 edition of The World Almanac reviews the events of 2014 and will be your go-to source for any question on any topic in the upcoming year. The World Almanac contains thousands of facts that are unavailable elsewhere; it’ll answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture and more. Find The World Almanac wherever books are sold.


There’s More To Life Than This
For fans of TLC’s Long Island Medium and anyone interested in the big questions of life, death and finding out what’s important in between, medium Theresa Caputo of Hicksville shares how she discovered her gift and her many encounters with spirits in her new book, There’s More To Life Than This. Caputo opens the door to her world and invites you to experience her exceptional gift of communicating with those who’ve crossed over to the other side. Through her personal story and client readings, she teaches us about how she communicates with spirits. Also, see Caputo at NYCB Theatre at Westbury for four upcoming nights, from Wednesday, Dec. 17, through Saturday, Dec. 20.

GIFTS_Books_121914DChicken Soup For The Soul: The Dating Game: 101 Stories about Looking for Love and Finding Fairytale Romance!
Searching for “The One?” Local writer and owner of Stow and Behold, Cristina Lopez-O’Keefe, shares her essay about herself and her husband, Tom, as part of the collection of love and romance shorts in Chicken Soup For The Soul: The Dating Game: 101 Stories about Looking for Love and Finding Fairytale Romance. Lopez-O’Keefe shares the story of her engagement to Tom in, “My Love Is Like An Extension Cord.” This fun new book about dating will give you a boost as you search for your soul mate. Read these stories about how couples met, good and bad dates, maintaining the relationship, second chances, the Internet and all the ups and downs of dating, love and romance.

Anton readers can enter to win a copy by emailing specialsections@antonmediagroup.com before
Dec. 26 with the title of the book in the subject line.

Christy Hinko
Christy Hinko is a managing editor at Anton Media Group. She is a New York Press Association (NYPA) and Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) award-winning writer and photographer.

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