- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Nonfiction » Travel » By region » North America » USASub-categories: Alaska | Hawaii | Western (continental) | All sub-categories >>Alaska | Hawaii | Midwest | Northeast | South | Western (continental) | << Top sub-categories
Peril and Promise: Mostly True Stories of Alaska by Jim Prevost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This collection of 27 stories follows the history and development of Alaska, beginning with the arrival of the Russians in 1741.. There are stories of conquest and world war, of courageous pioneers and corrupt politicians. We’ll meet gold seekers and empire builders, criminals and community leaders. Some stories begin in capitals and outposts arund the world, but they end up all true Alaskan.
A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska by Doug Vandegraft
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
New, revised second edition! This revised second edition includes five additional bars, regional maps, and more historic photos and advertisements. A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska details the rich history and atmosphere of remarkable, one-of-a-kind Alaskan bars, many of which have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933.
High Stakes: Inside the New Las Vegas by Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,620. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
For decades, the name "Las Vegas" summoned up the image of a neon world of nonstop gambling, gangsters, sex, and adult entertainment. But today, Las Vegas has transformed itself into a family vacation spot second only to Disneyworld on America's leisure-time itinerary. What—and who—is responsible for this multibillion-dollar transformation?
Blue Ridge Pilgrimage: A Collection of Columns by Mary Ann Claud by Mary Ann Claud
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mary Ann Claud's weekly columns recount her exploration of the Blue Ridge Mountains and her discoveries of people, places and stories. With this collection of columns, she hopes to inspire others to make their own pilgrimage.
Spirits of the Bayou: Sanctuaries, Cemeteries and Hauntings by Deborah Burst
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A poetic presence built upon the past, the author's vivid prose and photography unlocks the doors to ancient houses of worship, probes the eerie shadows of cemeteries and delves deep inside the bayou’s haunted legends. Follow a trail of history and mystery across New Orleans and south along the coastal towns of Louisiana. Experience it for yourself with travel links at the end of each chapter.
Hauntings of the Kentucky State Penitentiary by Steve E. Asher
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Kentucky State penitentiary opened its heavy iron gates to the condemned over 100 years ago—yet many of them, long deceased, still walk its corridors. Noted paranormal researcher Steve E. Asher provides true, first-hand accounts of the paranormal as well as his own personal experiences at the state’s most violent, controversial—and haunted—prison.
100 Things You Don't Want to Miss at Disney California Adventure 2016 by John Glass
Series: Ultimate Unauthorized Quick Guide 2016. Price: $6.98 USD. Words: 52,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Get the inside track on the attractions, shows, activities, and foods you don't want to miss while visiting the park. This 2016 edition is completely updated for the new year with all new information, tips, and more. INCLUDES DISNEYLAND RESORT 60TH ANNIVERSARY DIAMOND CELEBRATION • FROZEN FUN! • GRIZZLY PEAK AIRFIELD • ATTRACTION UPDATES
Halloween at the Disneyland Resort 2015 by John Glass
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Includes full coverage of Halloween at Disneyland and the 60th Anniversary! This is not your ordinary travel guide. It gives you quick access to the information that only experienced travelers, long time fans, and park insiders know. Get the inside track on the attractions, shows, activities, and foods you don't want to miss while visiting the resort this Halloween. Completely updated for 2015!
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy by Lynn Michelsohn
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Renovating Vonnegut by Sarah Handyside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.
The 2014-2015 Honolulu Real Estate Guide by Adrienne Lally
Price: Free! Words: 74,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Wexford House. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home buying, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Everything you need to know about Honolulu real estate. Insider tips about buying and selling real estate in Honolulu. Information about surrounding towns, and which is best for you and your family, including interviews with buyers who know the area best. Insight into employment opportunities, schools, health care, recreational and cultural activities, shopping, climate, transportation, and more.
Carolina Blue by Jaeme Haviland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,360. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Carolina Blue is a collection of travelogs, stories and short essays taken from the author's journal about his time in the Piedmont area of North Carolina, as well as tales from his days on the road exploring the southeastern US.
Tracks Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey by Alastair Scott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Scotsman dreams of driving a dog sled across Alaska. Arriving there with no experience, he learns the hard way. This is much more than the story of that feat of self-reliance and endurance; it defines the deep bond between man and dog; it is a portrait of the land - beautiful, rich, empty, sometimes murderous - its history and the people who live there. And it has become a classic.
In a Valley... A Writer's New Beginning by Michael Phoenix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Not really a tourism guide. Instead, an author's new beginning as a journalist. Writing about my experiences in the Lehigh Valley, Pa area. Reviews and Interviews include: arts, music, businesses and events. They are mixed with photos of the area. You will find out why this author started on the journalist side.
Harmonic Highways by Michael Abraham
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 115,440. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Pocahontas Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Motorcycling Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, The Crooked Road A rollicking, exuberant journey through the spiritual heart and soul of Appalachia in search of musicians, luthiers, promoters, artists, athletes, coal miners, and playwrights. This journey, told with passion, poignancy, and humor, will delight every adventurer, whether on two wheels, four wheels, or a living room recliner.
The Epcot Explorer's Encyclopedia: A Guide to Walt Disney World's Greatest Theme Park by R. A. Pedersen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This newly revised edition provides tell-all look into the most magnificent theme park in existence. From the minutiae of Future World to the farthest reaches of World Showcase this guide covers it all. With a bit of wit and a whole lot of heart you'll be led through the splendorific sprawl of the most endearing monument to humanity that has ever been created at the Walt Disney World resort.
Floating Point by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.