2012 News & Press for Kathryn Bechen

Events - Media - Announcements - Happenings 2012


12/12  The first print run of my new book, Small Space Organizing, has nearly sold out so my publisher has just ordered a second print run.  Thanks for all the support!


I am so pleased to learn that 157 international public, college, technical libraries are now lending my book, Small Space Organizing,  in both/either paperback and/or e-book editions, depending on the library.  


The National Association of Realtors is now offering my Small Space Organizing book in their Realtor University library.


Thanks to Woman's Day magazine for interviewing me for their latest article on home organizing.  Home Editor Ayn-Monique Klahre put together a beautiful and useful  article.  The October 2012 edition is now available on newsstands everywhere.   It's their 75th Anniversary!


I was interviewed by Associated Press writer Melissa Rayworth recently for an article on how to turn your blah basement into a cozy and comfy family retreat.  I shared tips from my book, Small Space Organizing.  The article is now releasing to newspapers across the U.S. and Canada, including  ABC News and Huffington Post Canada. 


Life@Home magazine featured this online exclusive article/review about my book, Small Space Organizing. 


ClosetMaid, a worldwide leader in home storage and organization, mentioned my organizing tips for mudrooms, and my book, Small Space Organizing, on their newsroom page. See  Small Order, April, 2012.


Treehugger, a leading media outlet dedicated to green living, just recommended my book, Small Space Organizing,  as one of the 5 "must-read books" on small space organizing/living.


Bestselling Amish author, (Baker/Revell publishing), Suzanne Woods Fisher, recommended my book/small space organizing expertise in her blog post, Living Small With Style.   Thanks sweet Suzanne!  (Love her books!)


My new book, Small Space Organizing, which released January, 2012, has become an international Amazon "Top 100" bestseller in the decorating/design categories in both paperback and Kindle as of May, 2012.   Thank you to everyone for your support and wishing you beauty, order, and blessings at home, whatever the size of your space!


I was featured on bestselling Amish author Suzanne Woods Fisher's Author Spotlight, where she interviews authors about their writing and publishing journey.


My new book,  Small Space Organizing, has become the #1 bestselling Amazon U.S. Kindle decorating book, and more!  (As of 5/5/12; Amazon rankings change hourly.)


At Home Tennessee magazine recently cited my book, Small Space Organizing, as one of "The Best of Spring 2012's Design Books."    Their review is on page 98.


Self-Made Style, an e-newsletter of the Madison County Wisconsin Library System mentioned my book, Small Space Organizing,  in their April 21, 2012 e-newsletter. 


The OverDrive Digital Library Blog recently recommended my new book, Small Space Organizing, as one of their suggested resources for helping you spruce up your home for spring.


The Daily Connoisseur blog just wrote a review of my book, Small Space Organizing, and she's giving away a free copy.   I love author Jennifer L. Scott's "Parisian chic flair" writing style about the fine art of living well as a young Mom.


My 7 tips for how to dwell well in a small space on the Amy's Table radio show.


My organizing tips were quoted in the April, 2012 issue of Family Circle magazine.


NAPO Richmond, (National Assn. of Professional Organizers), chose my book, Small Space Organizing, for their book club selection for March 13, 2012.


On 3/8/12, my new book, Small Space Organizing, was mentioned in the newsletter of The Association of Christian Retail.


I was interviewed today for an hour on Moody Radio Midday Connection about Small Space Organizing.  It was fun to answer call-in questions; we even had one from a cabin-dweller in Alaska! Listen to the radio show recording here.


On 3/5/12, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association mentioned my book, Small Space Organizing in their Rush to Press newsletter.


Elle Decor, the popular international newsstand home decorating magazine has chosen my new book, Small Space Organizing, for a free book giveaway.  Between 3/1/12 and 5/1/12 they'll be giving away 30 copies!   Elle Decor magazine reaches more than two million readers, and its influence extends over five continents.  Winners of the sweepstakes book giveaway.


Interior Design Quote of the Day featured my quote, "Being organized doesn't restrict your creativity; it enhances it."


Examiner.com Home & Living gave my new book, Small Space Organizing, a 4 star review.


On 2/16/12, I was interviewed on the radio show Living Inspired With Tricia Goyer. Topic: Small Space Organizing.


On 2/8/12, I was interviewed by Amy Tobin, host of Amy's Table: A Girl's Guide to Living Radio Show. 


Beliefnet featured organizing tips from my new book, Small Space Organizing.  (Photos chosen by and courtesy of  Beliefnet.)


The North County Times in San Diego County, mentioned my new book, Small Space Organizing, in their local author roundup. 


I had a super-fun half-hour radio show interview today with bestselling Amish author Suzanne Woods Fisher and I shared lots of tips and practical ideas from my new book, Small Space Organizing.    


Lots of 5 and 4 star book reviews are coming in daily for my new book, Small Space Organizing.  It really makes me happy to see readers both enjoying my book, AND taking action on clearing up their clutter!  I'm so proud of them for making their homes more beautiful and functional!


Vastu Design Clique, a Washington, D.C.-based furnishings store, mentioned my book, Small Space Organizing.


73 home/lifestyle bloggers will be reviewing my new book, Small Space Organizing.


I was interviewed by Life@Home magazine Tuesday, 1/17/12 about Small Space Organizing.


I was interviewed Thursday, 1/12/12, by Moody Radio, Daybreak with Dave & Deb, about downsizing and kitchen organizing tips. 


Martha Stewart Radio interviewed me Wednesday, 1/11/12 at 7:10 am PST on their Morning Living show.  Topic: home office and hobby room organizing.


My new book, Small Space Organizing, is releasing as an e-book to sites like Sony e-reader and on iTunes for iPods and iPads.


I was interviewed and gave tips for organizing and decorating studio apartments for NightOutExpress, a publication of The Washington Post.


Crosswalk.com featured the first chapter of my new book, Small Space Organizing, in their "first chapters" book section.


A writer from Family Circle magazine interviewed me recently about small space organizing tips, tricks, and solutions. The article is slated to be published Spring, 2012.


The Nebraska  Lincoln Star Journal published two articles featuring my expertise about "living large" in small spaces.


My new paperback book, Small Space Organizing, is now releasing to bookstores, retail outlets, and libraries around the world! It's also available in the e-book versions for Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook. My book is published by Baker Publishing Group/Revell Division, one of the largest Christian book publishers in the world.


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