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Author, Melissa Marsted, reads her latest children's book in Moab, Utah

Utah author to read from latest children’s book at library event Sept. 24

Melissa Marsted

Utah author Melissa Marsted, pictured during a visit to Arches National Park, will read from her latest children’s book, “Buzzy and the Red Rock Canyons: Utah’s National Parks,” during an event on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the library. Courtesy photo Read more:Moab Times-Independent - Utah author to read from latest children s book at library event Sept 24   In 2011, Melissa Marsted launched Lucky Penny Press, a publishing company that specializes in e-books for children between the ages of three and ten. For the first few years, Marsted focused on publishing the work of other authors. “I guess I...

Lucky Penny Publishing launches new Amazon print division with 12 new titles in print

Melissa Marsted

Park City, UT—Lucky Penny Publishing, the innovative publisher of eBooks for children under the Lucky Penny Press imprint, and of biographies, memoirs, non-fiction and family histories under Silver Dollar Press, proudly announces the launch of an Amazon print division. Six of the publisher’s first softcover titles are by Santa Barbara-area authors: 14-year-old Nashat Zaman’s The Scorch of a Skilten, a middle-grade adventure novel; peace activist Jolene DeLisa’s memoir, Under the Gingko Tree: A Passionate Woman's Story of Life, Love, Loss, and Joy; Ojai Valley News columnist Mel Bloom’s Letters to Bridgie, about a young girl’s correspondence with two voluble birds; Sojourner Kincaid Rolle’s The Mellow Yellow Global Umbrella, a...

Fighting Back After Baby's Death, Endometrial Cancer

Park City, Utah Entrepreneur Praises Summit County for Start-Up Support

Local entrepreneur thanks county for start-up support Editor: In July 2012, I decided to take advantage of an opportunity to put all of my belongings in storage and travel for almost two months. My first stop was Park City. The day after I arrived I found myself running 18 miles along the Mid-Mountain Trail through glades of towering aspens. Within three days I made my first offer on a home with the help of local Realtor Greg Miner and by November, I finally owned a home again after losing my house in the Santa Barbara Tea Fire four years prior. I...