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Arabesque Books Donates $15K

Posted Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov 19, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ — Arabesque, an imprint of Kimani Press of Harlequin Enterprises, Ltd., donated $15,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital(R) in conjunction with its fall book series, Novels of Love & Hope. The donation was presented recently at a reception for the book series, which raises awareness of St. Jude, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers. Book series authors Sandra Kitt and Gwynne Forster attended to autograph copies of their books and meet fans and St. Jude families.
Through artfully woven stories featuring African-American characters, Kitt’s For All We Know and Forster’s What Matters Most provide insight into the struggles experienced by children battling pediatric HIV and sickle cell disease. Readers are challenged to “read and donate” to St. Jude by logging on to www.novelsofhope.org.
Together with gifted authors Kitt and Forster, Arabesque is proud to support St. Jude. “Our readers have responded positively to the fictional stories these talented authors have penned and accepted the challenge ‘to get reading and donate,'” said Linda Gill, general manager of Arabesque Books. “We look forward to continuing this message as we continue to promote the Novels of Love & Hope series.”
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