Books tagged: midwest

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West Side Girl & Other Poems
Price: Free! Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
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Collection of poems by Lauren Scharhag, written from 2004-2013, exploring themes of womanhood, family, and her German-Mexican heritage.
1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
Kate & Matthew
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Independent, self-sufficient Kate doesn’t need a man in her life. She stays busy rennovating her house and her garden business. Not to mention her hobbies are bound to market into a business someday. But one day on her way home, life starts to get very interesting. After all who wouldn’t want to help a handsome complete stranger out?
Ohio's Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 12. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,750. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions to all of Ohio's 146 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as over a hundred photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. Short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types and info on the important bridge builders of Ohio. Self-guided Tours.
Beauty In Bryan, A Poetic Glimpse Of Northwest Ohio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Ever wonder what it would be like to live in a small town? From “Hometown Diner” where “smiles like biscuits are passed around,” to “Whoa-Whee, Jubilee!” resounding from Courthouse Square, this collection of 30 poems will transport you to gracious, slow-paced Bryan, Ohio. Soothing farmland surrounds its borders, “each vista a vision and painter's dream.” Explore for yourself, and find peace.
Cherries In The Snow, Poems For Every Season
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The diverse beauty of every season is captured in this collection of 28 memorable poems. From “Cherries In The Snow” in winter to “Butterfly” in spring – from “Fireflies” in summer to “Wonderfest” in autumn – you will see, hear, smell, taste, and touch life against the backdrop of the Midwest seasons. Leave inspired to appreciate the beauty and wonder of your seasons, too...wherever you are.
Green Eyed Death
Series: The Dr. Christmas Connery Cozy Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Nora Barker's fifth cozy mystery, Dr. Christmas Connery is blamed when a major benefactor postpones support for a sports venue in deference to locating a state-of-the-art performing arts theater on the Midstate University campus. The jocks and alumni are none too pleased and murder is in the air.
Mummy, There's a Devil in my Room
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
This is a story of a tragic and terrifying childhood, as told by a little girl living in a dysfunctional family in the Midwest during the seventies and eighties. You will see it as she did, telling it day by day—as best she can. How could one possibly view the world with all the horror she endured? You will see it thorough Amara’s eyes as only she can tell it.
Where Summer Goes Winter Follows
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Etta Summer is born just on the eve of the Great Depression—in a small town that is soon destined to meet the challenges of surviving the dust bowl, with all its hardships. Follow as Etta’s idyllic life quickly changes into a tragic one. This story chronicles how this young lady struggles to overcome a deep depression that mirrors the national one—to leave behind the winter season of her life.
A Mansion for Molly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,620. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Ballad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Dealing with threats from an unusually cruel Indian medicine man, early nineteenth century circuit-rider William Travers finds his problems compounded when he crosses paths with a high-spirited runaway slave girl, Molly. William’s faith is tested as Molly’s freedom is jeopardized by racial prejudice and both their lives are on the line when the medicine man, Memosi, closes in for the kill.