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Julie Spira Signs Foreign Rights Agreement for The Perils of Cyber-Dating


Bestselling author and online dating expert, Julie Spira has signed an agreement with HBG Productions for foreign rights representation of “The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online.” HGB will represent Spira’s book at the Frankfurt Book Fair, October 6 – 10, 2010 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Spira is a worldwide authority in online dating. She has been featured on ABC News, BBC Radio, CBS News, Cosmo Radio, FOX News, Glamour, Men’s Health, New York Times, PC World, WIRED, and Woman’s Day. Her dating advice appears on online dating sites,, eHarmony, and JDate.

“Online dating has become incredibly popular around the world,” said Deanna Leah, founder of HBG Productions. Leah added, “We are thrilled to represent Julie Spira and The Perils of Cyber-Dating to the many singles worldwide who can benefit from her experiences.”

Spira’s tell-all witty memoir focuses on dating in the digital age. She openly shares her personal stories, combined with her rules of netiquette to help speed up the process for singles looking for love on the Internet.

Online dating has gained in popularity throughout Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Spira is quoted in the October issue of WIRED, UK and was recently featured in Momento Magazine in Denmark.

For more information and to make an appointment, contact: Deanna Leah, HBG Productions – deannaleah at sunset dot net. Visit HBG at the Frankfurt Book Fair: Hall 8.0, Stand # N 949.


“The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online” is a romantic tell-all memoir spanning over 250 online dates in almost 15 years. The book is filled with heartfelt, witty, and hilarious stories. Julie Spira, a pioneer in the Internet industry, became the first on her block to post an online dating profile. You’ll follow her journey as she skillfully navigates the web, hoping to replace what she once thought was the love of her life with a new Internet mate. Combining her fairytale romances and disappointing heartbreaks with her personal “rules of netiquette,” Spira provides priceless knowledge about the most effective ways to date online.


“Hilariously funny. Singles of all ages need to read this book.” ~ Joan Rivers

“The Perils of Cyber-Dating gives hope to singles that they can successfully meet someone online.” ~ Dr. Pat Allen, bestselling author, “Getting to I Do.”

“It’s like Sex and The City in a Web 2.0 World.” ~ E. Jean Carroll, Elle Magazine

“This book is a must for this generation of singles, both male and female, who are into cyber-dating.” ~ Santa Monica Daily Press

“If you’re a single looking for love online without much success, use Julie Spira’s The Perils of Cyber-Dating as your guide to look at online dating as an adventure, rather than yet another chore.” ~Date Daily


HBG Productions represents independent publishers and authors in the international marketplace. They specialize in hands on representation of select books which are life-affirming and empowering. In 2007, HBG Productions joined forces with International Publishers Alliance, founded in 1987. They have been working together to represent creative works at book fairs and trade shows since that time.


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