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“Lorna Garano is a top-notch publicist. Over the course of her freelance work for us, she landed major media for some of our most important political books. Her contacts within the media and her innovative approach ensured that our books fulfilled their publicity potential—and she was a lot of fun to work with.”
Charlie Winton, Former CEO and Publisher Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press

“I have worked with Lorna on two books and both times she delivered great results, worked effectively with the authors, and brought endless creativity and much success to her work.”
James Connolly, Publisher, Council Oak Books

“When I hired Lorna I was a first-time author with little media experience. She crafted an excellent campaign that landed me and my book on major media platforms, got my message out and my book noticed.”
Suzanne Kelly, author of Greening Death: Reclaiming Burial Practices and Restoring Our Tie to the Earth

"We hired Lorna as a publicist for three separate non-fiction book projects and she was able secure coverage in such high-profile outlets as Money Magazine, C-SPAN Book TV, and Outside Magazine. She's a pleasure to work with, extremely savvy, and has very strong connections nationwide!"
Natalie Mulford, Former Marketing & Publicity Director, Heyday Press

“Lorna conceived and executed an innovative campaign for my book, Ocean Country. She has a unique talent for distilling an idea into a few words, while retaining the integrity of that idea. She was flexible in her approach and made agile adjustments as the campaign developed. It was a pleasure to work with her.”
Liz Cunningham, author of Ocean Country: One Woman's Voyage from Peril to Hope in her Quest To Save the Seas

"Lorna Garano is a reliable, trustworthy, creative, disciplined, genial, and an enthusiastic publicist and public relations practitioner, with a proven track record of success. Through her well-designed PR/publicity campaign, Lorna secured quality media coverage for my book and opened doors to new media opportunities, even after the campaign ended."
Martha T.S. Laham, professor, consultant, and author of The Con Game: A Failure of Trust

“I have worked with Lorna on two books and both times she delivered great results, worked effectively with the authors, and brought endless creativity and much success to her work.”

-James Connolly, Publisher, Council Oak Books

“Lorna is a force of nature.  She worked beautifully with my publisher on Blood Work to secure tons of additional local and national coverage for the book.  Thank you, Lorna!”
Holly Tucker, author of Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution

"Lorna's work on behalf of my book was stunningly effective. I could not have been happier. I have referred her to friends who need a publicist and I intend to hire her to help promote my next book."
Clint Werner, author of Marijuana: Gateway to Health

“Lorna and her team really got to know me and my memoir so they could target their publicity efforts in all the right places.  They worked hard to get me and my book front and center in exactly the places where my readers were waiting.  Within weeks f starting to work with Lorna, I had an interview on NPR, a segment on SiriusXM Doctor Radio, a feature-length interview on television, and a panel spot at the highly regarded Virginia Festival of the Book.  Book sales multiplied, as did the follow-on publicity as a result of all my appearances.  I can’t say enough good things, Lorna and her team changed the trajectory for my book and I am forever grateful.”
Amy Ryan, author of Shot: Staying Alive with Diabetes

"A diligent and creative publicist, Lorna got my book natinal exposure and was a pleasure to work with."
--Brett Graff, author of Not Buying it: Stop Overspending and Start Raising Happier, Healthier, More Successful Kids

"Lorna literally changed my professional life by putting together a press kit that caught the eye of a Time magazine reporter and sent my book, Get Out of Your Mind & Into Your Life, into a level of sales that, for a time, beat the latest Harry Potter...Lorna knows how to delivery the goods."
--Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D., author of Get Out of Your Mind & Into Your Life: The New Acceptance & Committment Therapy

"In over twenty-five years in publishing, Lorna is one of the best publicists I've worked with. She's original, creative, hard working, and has an excellent rapport with the media. Lorna is an author's dream publicist!"
--Julie Bennett, Director of Sales & Marketing, New Harbinger Publications

"Lorna is a miracle worker publicist. She got my first book, The Gift of ADHD, into Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal and Publisher's Weekly among other national and local media outlets. I had a radio host tell me the press kit she created was the best she had ever seen. You can bet Lorna will work her high-level media connections and work tirelessly to get the word out about your message or product."
--Lara Honos-Webb, Ph.D., author of The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child's Problems into Strengths

"Lorna is a wonderful human being, is fabulous to work with, and made my books very famous! I cannot thank her enough!"
--Jeff Brantley, M.D., author of Five Good Minutes and Five Good Minutes in the Evening

"Lorna is the best person to get your message across because she has the contacts, is diligent, persuasive and gets the media that will make your book a success."
--Fugen Neziroglu, Ph.D., ABBP, author of Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding: Why You Save & How You Can Stop

"Whether you are a new or experienced author, Lorna can guide you through the sometimes overwhelming world of media and book publicity. With her extensive experience, she'll help get your work before the public. And that's a win-win for everyone."
--Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, author of The Well-Ordered Home and The Well-Ordered Office