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Amare Stoudamire Book SigningNew York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire will be signing copies of his upcoming recipe book, “Cooking With Amar’e,” at several venues throughout New York during the month of June.

His first signing will take place at Barnes & Noble in 160 E 54th St. in New York City, New York on June 10, 2014.  For more information on times and tickets call (212) 750-8033.

Following that event on June 10 he will head over to BookEnds in Ridgewood, New Jersey to meet with fans and sign more copies of his book.  Those interested in attending this event can call (201) 445-0726.

On June 12, 2014 he will be making an appearance at Barnes & Noble in White Plains, New York.  For more information on this signing event, including times and tickets, call (914) 397-2420.

“Cooking with Amar’e” is an information-packed cooking guide filled with tempting recipes, co-written by New York Knicks’ power forward Amar’e Stoudmire, and his charismatic, world-class chef Maxcel Hardy.  Stoudmire was inspired to write the book after receiving informal cooking lessons from Hardy and becoming a comfortable, experienced cook able to whip up tasty, healthy dishes for his family as a result of them.

The book is an engaging chronicle of their informal sessions.  It is a collaborative cookbook featuring stories, recipes, tips, advice, and instructions on cooking techniques, equipment, shopping, party planning, and preparation for home cooks of all levels.  Comprehensive and convenient, it allows beginners and practiced cooks to hone their kitchen skills and master dishes at their own pace.

Stoudmire is one of the most well-rounded superstars in the game today.  In addition to dominating opponents in the paint on the court, he also owns a record label, a clothing line, and is an accomplished actor and author.  His other books include a series of children’s books for Scholastic Press.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a Basketball Celebrity like Amar’e Stoudmire or other sports celebrities for an Advertising Campaign, Charity or Fundraising Event, Speaking Engagement or VIP Meet and Greet, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch a Video of Amare Stoudamire Speaking About His Past Book Launch:

Chris Kluwe PublicistThe Oakland Raiders newest punter Chris Kluwe is not only known for his kicking prowess, but he is also famed for standing up for what he thinks is right. In his book, “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football, and Assorted Absurditie,” he talks about this and more.

The 31-year-old is entering his ninth season of the NFL, a bassist for a local Minneapolis alternative/progressive rock band, Tripping Icarus, and he’s also been busy as a very outspoken advocate for same-sex marriage.

Kluwe will make an appearance at the 3rd Street Promenade Barnes & Noble in Santa Monica, California on Thursday, June 27, at 7 p.m. to sign copies of his book and meet with fans.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an NFL star like Chris Kluwe or other sports celebrities for a Charity or Fundraising Event, Autograph Session,  Product Endorsement Deal,  Guest Appearance or Speaking Engagement, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Chris Kluwe on the perks of punting:

Terry Francona Book SigningCleveland Indians‘ manager and former legendary Red Sox manager Terry Francona will be featured at a Boston Barnes & Noble book signing.

Francona led the Boston Red Sox to its first World Series championship since 1918 in 2004 and helped them to victory in another World Series in 2007. His book features “a lively, unvarnished narrative of his tenure with the storied team, taking readers into the rarefied world of a twenty-first-century clubhouse, revealing the mercurial dynamic of the national pastime from the inside out,” according to Amazon.com.

Bring the book or purchase a copy at the store located at 800 Boylston Street in Boston for the Friday, May 24 signing that will begin at 4 p.m.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a revered baseball manager like Terry Francona or other sports celebrities for a Fundraising or Charity Event, Celebrity Golf Tournament, Social Media or Advertising Campaign,  Product Endorsement Deal or Autograph Session, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Terry Francona explain his new book:

Kirk Cousins AppearanceWashington Redskins‘ quarterback Kirk Cousins will be making an appearance at the Holland, Michigan Barnes & Noble to sign copies of his new book, “Game Changer: Faith, Football, & Finding Your Way.”

The book is said to be a reflection of who he is, not just a football player, but someone who is committed to making those around him better in every walk of life. The three-time team captain is currently considered one of the most successful quarterbacks in Michigan State University history, holding MSU records for passing yards, touchdowns, completions and more. He was drafted with the 102nd overall pick in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Redskins.

Cousins will sign copies of his book starting at 7 p.m. on July 12 at the store located at 3050 Beeline Road Suite 50 in Holland, Michigan.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an NFL star like Kirk Cousins or other sports stars for a Speaking Engagement, Autograph Session,  Guest Appearance, VIP Meet and Greet, Charity Event or Motivational Workshop, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring the trailer for Kirk Cousins’ book Game Changer:

Alex Morgan AppearanceOlympian and Portland Thorns soccer star Alex Morgan will be featured at an upcoming book signing at the Ridgewood, New Jersey Bookends store.

Morgan’s new book, “Saving the Team” will be released on May 7, 2013. The book is the first in what’s said to be “an empowering, fun-filled middle grade series about believing in yourself and working as a team,” according to Amazon.

The 23-year-old was the youngest player on the USA’s roster at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and at the 2012 London Olympics her game-winning goal in the 123rd minute against Canada was Morgan’s team-high 20th in 2012, becoming only the sixth and youngest U.S. player to do so in a single year.

Morgan will be at the book store located at 211 East Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood, New Jersey on Tuesday, May 7, at 3:30 p.m.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an Olympic Gold Medalist like Alex Morgan or other sports celebrities for a Television Commercial, Product Endorsement Deal, Advertising or Social Media Campaign, Autograph Session or Guest Appearance, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Alex Morgan’s soccer superstitions:

Amanda Beard AppearanceOlympic swimmer Amanda Beard will be making an appearance at the Tucson, Arizona Barnes and Noble bookstore on Thursday, April 18.

Beard is a seven-time Olympic medalist with two gold, four silver and one bronze medal to her name. She is a former world record holder in the long course 200-meter breaststroke among her lost list of accomplishments.

The 31-year-old will be signing her book, “In the Water They Can’t See You Cry.” It is said to be a “candid and ultimately uplifting memoir,” as she reveals “the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that has proved to be her greatest victory,” according to Amazon.

Beard will be signing copies of the book at the Tucscon store located at 5130 E. Broadway starting at 7 p.m.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for an Olympian like Amanda Beard or other sports celebrities for an Autograph Session, VIP Meet and Greet, Charity or Fundraising Event, Retail or Restaurant Grand Opening Appearance or Speaking Engagement call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring an interview with Amanda Beard:

Phil Jackson SpeakerAs an NBA Head Coach Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Between his time coaching both the Chicago Bulls and the L.A. Lakers he captured 11 NBA Championships.

Jackson will be making an appearance at the 5th Avenue New York City Barnes and Noble to sign copies of his new book, “Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success,” in which he shares the story of a preacher’s kid from North Dakota who grew up to be one of the most innovative leaders of our time. The book is said to describe everything from his time playing for the champion New York Knicks in the 1970s, managing legendary Michael Jordan, inspiring Dennis Rodman and much more.

The Montana native will make an appearance at the Barnes and Noble on Tuesday, May 21, at 12:30 p.m.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a legendary basketball coach like Phil Jackson or other sports celebrities for a Television Commercial, Social Media or Advertising Campaign,  Product Endorsement Deal or Autograph Session, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring Phil Jackson’s Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech:

Gabrielle Reece PublicistVolleyball star, sports announcer, model and author Gabrielle Reece will be making an appearance at the Ridgewood, New Jersey Bookends store to sign her new book that will be officially released April 16 but available at the store on April 13, “My Foot Is Too Big For The Glass Slipper.”

The book is said to discuss the ups and downs, minor hiccups, and major setbacks that beset every modern family with hilarious stories, wise insights, and concrete takeaways on topics ranging from navigating relationship issues to aging gracefully to getting smart about food, according to Amazon.

The stunning 43-year-old is married to pro surfer Laird Hamilton and the couple has two daughters, Reece and Brody.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a Female Athlete like Gabrielle Reece or other sports celebrities for a Television Commercial, Social Media or Advertising Campaign,  Product Endorsement Deal or Autograph Session, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring an interview with Gabrielle Reece:

Earl Monroe SpeakerBasketball Hall of Famer Earl Monroe will be making an appearance at the Mendham, New Jersey book store, Mendham Books, next month to sign copies of his new autobiography, “Earl the Pearl.”

Monroe was a four-time All-Star who spent a decade of his 14-year NBA career with the New York Knicks, helping to lead the team to an NBA Championship in 1973. He retired in 1980 and was enshrined into the Naismith Hall of Fame in 1990.

The Philadelphia native co-wrote his autobiography with bestselling author Quincy Troupe and it’s said to “retrace his life from his upbringing in a tough South Philadelphia neighborhood through his record-setting days at Winston-Salem State, to his NBA Rookie of the Year season in 1967, his tremendous years with the Baltimore Bullets and ultimately his redemptive, championship glory with the New York Knicks.”

Monroe will be signing his book at the store located in the Mendham Village Shopping Center on Route 24 in Mendham on Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a basketball Hall of Famer like Earl Monroe or other sports celebrities for a Speaking Engagement, Celebrity Appearance, Autograph Session, VIP Meet and Greet, Television Commercial or Social Media or Advertising Campaign, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this video featuring an interview with Earl Monroe:

Mike Piazza Book SigningLegendary MLB catcher Mike Piazza’s new book, “Long Shot” is scheduled to be released on February 12, 2013. The autobiography is said to be the “candid story of the greatest hitting catcher in the history of baseball, from his inauspicious draft selection to his Hall of Fame-worthy achievements and the unusual controversies that marked his career.”

Piazza spent most of his career with the L.A. Dodgers and the New York Mets and is widely regarded as one of the best-hitting catchers of all time. He holds the record for home runs hit by a catcher with 396 and a career total of 427.

The 10-time Silver Slugger Award winner will be making appearances at Barnes and Noble Book stores to sign “Long Shot” and meet with fans. On February 11 he’ll be at the New York City Fifth Avenue store at noon, and the following day he’ll appear at the Carle Place, New York Country Glen Center store at 7 p.m.

If your company is interested in finding out booking fees and availability for a future Hall of Famer like Mike Piazza or other sports celebrities for an Autograph Session, Store Appearance, VIP Meet and Greet,  Product Endorsement Deal or Speaking Engagement, call us at 1.888.246.7141 or fill out the booking form.

Watch this an interview with Mike Piazza at the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame: