Finding Pleasure in Books
Finding Pleasure in Books
Adamo Press
Adamo Press

Adamo Press


Amanda LaPera's book Losing Dad is the Silver Award recipient of IBPA's prestigious 26th annual Benjamin Franklin Awards (Psychology) and is a Publishers Weekly BookLife Editors Pick!


“a talented writer, able to convincingly characterize her father's mental illness and provoke frustration, compassion, and feelings of impotence in readers … offers a uniquely powerful. deeply personal chronicle that will resonate with readers. Characterization is top-notch and intimate.”

BookLife Prize


“hard-hitting, powerful … highly recommended.

—D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review


Adamo Press is proud of our authors and their books. We are thrilled to announce that our author David Eugene Andrews's debut novel The English Slave, the first in his historical novel series Empires and Kingdoms, was awarded a Five-Star review, their highest rating, by Readers' Favorite! See what reviewers are saying about The English Slave:


"Get ready for an exciting ride into a historical setting that will blow your mind...David Eugene Andrews' debut novel is a masterpiece...powerful prose...characters leap off the pages...wonderful craft of great dialogue...reads like a great movie....I couldn't put it aside for a moment."

- Romuald Dzemo, for Reader's Favorite


" intriguing look at some of the real life events in the life of Captain John come alive through dialogue and the relationships...writing style is engaging...vivid imagery...very interesting glimpse into history."

- Gisela Dixon, for Reader's Favorite


"We immediately jump into the thick of things, and Andrews keeps up the intense, engaging action." - reviewed by J. Aislynn d'Merricksson, posted in the San Francisco Book Review and the Seattle Book Review

Sexy Serenity, A Memoir was awarded a Five-Star review, their highest rating, by Readers' Favorite! See what reviewers are saying about Sexy Serenity, A Memoir:


"As candid as it is superbly narrated, 'Sexy Serenity: A Memoir' is a compelling autobiography that grips the reader's total attention and holds it firmly from beginning to end. Very highly recommended reading." - Midwest Book Review


Finding Pleasure in Books

Attention book lovers! Do you find pleasure in reading a good book? So do we. With our quality selection of books, we have something for everyone - entertaining children's stories, engaging narrative nonfiction, and captivating genre fiction for any mood or occasion, for your own reading pleasure or as a gift.


Find our books through your favorite retailer or from our website.

"The History of Finding Pleasure in Books"

A life-long love of reading begins when children bond with another person who reads to them. Children are entertained with the pictures and the tone and inflection of spoken words, which they cannot yet understand.


There's something magical about children learning to read. They discover new worlds and awaken their imagination. As a child grows, reading's purpose grows. The child discovers that books not only entertain, but also educate and inform. The magic is still real.


During adolescence, reading can spur thoughts, challenge ideas and beliefs, and encourage critical thinking, yet reading must maintain the magic. When a person stops reading for pleasure, reading may cause displeasure.


Our hope is that as people reach adulthood, not only do they continue to reach for a book, but that the magic of reading is kept alive. You experience this magic every time you can't put a book down, when you bargain with yourself to read one more chapter, one more page, one more sentence, when the characters and the story stay with you for days or weeks or even years after the cover has closed. That is what it means to find pleasure in books.


Here at Adamo Press, we love a good story. Why not browse our selection of books? We look forward to connecting you with your next book!

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