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"Even the most beautifully written, perfectly edited and well-designed books will fail if people aren't made aware of them!"
Linda Radke, President of Five Star Publications.

Client Endorsements:

I am continually grateful to my longtime friend, Winn Bundy, who said to Susan (Krueger) and me, "Oh, you've got to take your manuscript to Linda Radke at Five Star Publications! She's the best!" Thank you, Linda, for being a fantastic publisher and publicist!

Reba Well Grandrud
Co-Author, Historian
Addie Slaughter: The Girl Who Met Geronimo

I had interviewed several people in making the decision to publish and chose Linda based on her enthusiasm and professionalism. It has been easy to work with Linda and her staff who always seem able to accomplish what they promise in a timely manner. Whatever your publishing project, you will be pleased by choosing Five Star Publications.

Darryl Roberts

To read more about Darryl Roberts and some of our other success stories click here.
The marketing pages in this division are designed to help you get a better idea of exactly what services and packages we offer. Exploring pages within each division is easy using the navigation on the left side of the browser window.

Marketing a book is a multi-layered challenge--that we thrive on. Five Star is known for its persistent and successful efforts to locate and take advantage of every marketing opportunity. We create materials that sizzle. We position you as the authority in your field. We create that magic that has the media knocking at your door. As part of a comprehensive campaign for your book, Five Star will also:

  • Design and maintain a web site promoting your book.
  • Research associations and other groups and mail your printed/bound book, promotional postcards, and/or fliers to selected associations and other groups as appropriate.
  • Research conferences where your book might be displayed and arrange for such displays.
  • Research appropriate opportunities for book awards and submit your book.
  • Arrange and coordinate author signings for you.
  • Include your book in the next edition of our catalog.
  • Promote your book with a media kit or an online press kit.
  • Provide you with your own book page on our web site.
Be sure to visit our Gold Nuggets to see examples of our marketing successes!

Linda F. Radke, president of Five Star Publications based in Chandler, Arizona, was named "Book Marketer of the Year" by Book Publicists of Southern California. [more]

Radke is known in the business for her persistent and successful efforts to locate and take advantage of a host of marketing opportunities. Her individual attention to your book, along with the support of her expert staff, sets her apart from many of the larger publishing houses where your book might get lost in the shuffle.

Check out this amazing interview with Five Star Publications' President Linda F. Radke:

"Superb interview. Thank you for sharing Linda's expertise and passion with your audience. I've been a professional editor for more than 35 years and an author of children's books for more than 20 years. I've self-published, worked with large traditional publishers, and with smaller companies. Doing partner publishing with Linda Radke and Five Star Publications is one of the best decisions I have ever made as a professional writer and author. Her enthusiasm is infectious. She knows her business...WELL!"
~ Conrad J. Storad

To speak with Linda about your marketing needs e-mail her, or use our contact form.

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Five Star Publications announces the Book Events Calendar on their website- featuring information on book signings, media interviews, and many other literary events-and authors can list their events free! Click Here.

Click on each logo to find out more about our imprints:

Five Star Publicaitons, Inc. publishing fiction and a diverse selection of non-fiction Little Five Star, an imprint of Five Star Publications, Inc. devoted to publishing children Five Star Legends, an imprint of Five Star Publications dedicated to publishing western books Five Star Sleuths, an imprint of Five Star Publicaitons dedicated to publishing mysteries Six Points Press, an imprint of Five Star Publications dedicated to publishing books of Jewish interest eStar Publish, an imprint of Five Star Publications devoted to publishing eBooks StoryMonsters Ink, an imprint of Five Star Publications

Five Star Publications, Inc. is a proud member of the Better Business Bureau (A+ rating),
Children's Book Council, National Federation of Press Women, IBPA, and Arizona Authors Association:

National Better Business Bureau Accredited Business Children National Federation of Press Women Independent Book Publishers Association Arizona Authors Association

Five Star Publications, Inc.
P.O. Box 6698 Chandler, AZ 85246Toll Free: 855-777-5475P: 480-940-8182Email