Pages A Bookstore is set to host next autograph event for celebrity book author Aura Imbarus…

On February 3, 2011 in Manhattan Beach, CA, (904 Manhattan Avenue) Pages a Bookstore will host a meet and greet book signing event to spotlight, “Out of the Transylvania Night” by author & Pulitzer Prize nominee Aura Imbarus. Bettie Youngs Books had the honor of publishing this exceptional book that people just can’t put down once they start reading it. “Out of the Transylvania Night” explores tyranny and freedom, love, success, and the price paid for misaligned dreams in an epic tale of identity and the human spirit. It is a deftly woven narrative about finding greater meaning and fulfillment in a free world, and an exploration of how social issues affect the human spirit. An incredibly powerful memoir! Aura has recently teamed up with Extreme PR to help with press/media/booking for her national book tour in 2011.

Aura Imbarus is an educator, professional speaker, and the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, Out of the Transylvania Night: A Story of Tyranny, Freedom, Love and Identity, released on Sept 27, 2010 and a book for teens, 101 Great Ways to Make the World a Totally Awesome Place – By Teens For Teens, that will be released in fall 2011. Aura was born and raised in Sibiu/Hermannstadt, Romania, or more precisely in “Dracula’s county – Transylvania”. Aura attended Lucian Blaga University, earning an MA degree in American and British Studies and a Ph.D. in Philology with the distinction Cum Laude. From 1990 to 1997, she worked as a journalist for Radio Contact, The National Journal, and Gallup Poll in Sibiu, Romania.

Aura is actively involved in RAPN (Romanian American Professional Network) as well as Eurocircle, a professional networking organization with over 60,000 members of European origins. She is a huge supporter of Scott L. Schwartz Children’s Foundation and a proud sponsor of Toys For Tots. Aura is also a member of MLA- Modern Language Association, NCTE- National Council of Teachers of English, NEA- National Education Association, and many others.

“I want to live life to the fullest,” says Aura, “and in the process, to help others along the way. I want to squeeze out each and every moment of life, and use to the maximum. Every day has the potential of a lifetime.”

More about the Publisher: Bettie Youngs Books works with exemplary authors to produce informative, inspiring, and entertaining books of enduring importance. Their special books and exciting authors with significant platforms bring fresh, authoritative perspectives and lively prose to topics of contemporary relevance. Please visit:

For more information on Aura Imbarus please visit:, or for a list of upcoming events/appearances:

For Press/Media/Booking:
Extreme Public Relations
Office: (323) 570-1328

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