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Dick Summer announces the release of ‘Staying Happy, Healthy, and Hot’

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It’s not about looking at life through rose-colored glasses. It’s about a guy who is happy looking at life through bifocals that still get steamed up and sometimes a little ‘teared’ up watching the summer sunshine of his life turn to autumn gold

Author and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame radio personality Dick Summer, shows readers how he avoids letting all the candles on his birthday cake set off the every day sprinkler systems that can put out the fire in anyone’s life.

In his new book, “Staying Happy, Healthy and Hot: We’re the Brand-New Louie Louie Generation” (published by iUniverse), Summer admits his “New Louie Louie Generation folks don’t look like the people in the beer commercials anymore, with their fancy abs and their perky breasts.” But he says, “We have some surprises in store for the ‘Pimple People’ and the ‘Dreary Drones’ who think we have any intention of letting ourselves turn into a bunch of lukewarm slabs of meat.”

“Staying Happy, Healthy and Hot” is a collection of true short stories about Summer’s life that show how staying happy helps keep you healthy. And when you’re healthy, says Summer, you’re hot. He calls that the “gratitude/attitude connection.”

“Staying Happy, Healthy and Hot” is full of laughs, tears, hopes and fears. “It’s real,” says Summer. “It’s not about looking at life through rose-colored glasses. It’s about a guy who is happy looking at life through bifocals that still get steamed up and sometimes a little ‘teared’ up watching the summer sunshine of his life turn to autumn gold.”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dick Summer has one of America’s most familiar voices from his years on the radio, his weekly podcasts (http://www.dicksummer.com/podcast) and his voice actor work on hundreds of national television commercials. He is a pilot, a poet and a hypnotist. Visitors to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum can listen to air checks of his shows at WNEW and WNBC in New York, WBZ in Boston and WIBC in Indianapolis. His five highly successful “Lovin’ Touch” books were published by Random House and Bantam Books, and his current spoken word CDs are available world wide. Dick Summer and his wife, Barbara “Lady Wonder Wench” Summer, live in Pennsylvania, near the airport where he keeps his airplane and the barn where she keeps her horse.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations — self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.
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