Our Approach

Our Story

Take two dedicated readers. Make one an English major with a serious knack for spotting solid writing. Make the other a former magazine / book editor with years of hands-on experience. The result is the team that founded Cresting Wave Publishing.

Meet the Team

Watch out. This team takes their jobs very seriously. And themselves not a whit.

Vital Comments


“Young readers interested in adventure tales of magic will savor The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol, as Mandy struggles with some unusual dilemmas and faces her real feelings about her family.”

Melissa E, 8th grade reading teacher

The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol

“A guide to Buddha and Zen emphasizes accessibility above all … The underlying message—that everybody can find enlightenment—shines through and makes the book genuinely intriguing.”

Kirkus Reviews

Buddha is a Greeter at Walmart

Life Between the Tigers will confuse, perplex, amaze, and just possibly point toward the path to enlightenment, and is enthusiastically recommended – especially for anyone intrigued by Zen Buddhism.”

Midwest Book Review

Life Between the Tigers

” Cheryl Johnson’s equation that Intelligence Quotient + Emotional Intelligence Quotient + Ambition Quotient = Employee and Employer Success is right on the money. You will want to study this book and its suggestions so you can keep your employees engaged and working toward everyone’s success.”

Susie Taylor

Ambition: The Missing Attribute in Your Employees


Customer satisfaction is our watchword. Watchwords? Watch — words!

Return any of our products–no questions asked–within 30 days of purchase. Heck — we even pay return shipping.

Yes, we’ll ship your package anywhere that can accept deliveries. Please note: interplanetary delivers may take a few days… … …

Of course! Our friendly and knowledgeable customer services reps are available to answer your questions 24/7/365. Just kidding… our hours are actually, 10:00 AM -to- 6:00 PM Pacific Time. But who’s counting?