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Outside Duluth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
Outside Duluth will take you on an armchair tour of one of the best regions for outdoor fun in the US. Join Eric Chandler as he takes you cross country skiing, biking, paddling, and running with his family near the head of Lake Superior. Chandler's stories are part essay, part guidebook and all fun. Find out why Outside Magazine named Duluth runner-up for the best adventure hub in the whole world!
Christmas at Angel Lake, Rescued Hearts, Book 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Broke, pregnant and deserted, Maddie Barrymore ends up staying in an empty house—for five years. She has the baby, gets a job & a degree…yet every day she’s ready to flee if the real owner shows up. Dumped by the woman he loves, film producer Logan MacLeesh plans to hole up in his grandmother’s old mansion & throw himself into his work. And then he meets the pretty squatter...& his plans change.
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Imagine a place where you can walk among the remnants of an ancient ice age lake and past tens of thousands of rare and endangered birds gathered on their annual migration, all as you hear the howls of wolves and calls of loons in the distance. The place is real: It’s the Crex Meadows Wildlife Area in northwest Wisconsin.
Reunion For A Murder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Rhonda is called to investigate the murder of Pete Potter, she finds she has more suspects than she knows what to do with. Classmates either Love – Hate – Or Don’t Give a Damn about good old Pete. To confuse things further Rhonda uncovers not only Pete’s secret life in Madison, but also the business practices that are anything above board, leaving disgruntled clients, family and friends.
The Cheesehead Shuffle (A Quirky Midwestern Mystery)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a young and energetic graduate student quits school to help her boyfriend save a small Wisconsin dairy farm, she finds herself drawn into a vortex of absurdity as she attempts to uncover his involvement in the murder of a local man. Anyone who can appreciate the unique sensibilities people from the Upper Midwest will probably enjoy this playful and twisted romp through rural Wisconsin.
A Year in the Cave
Price: Free! Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Spend a year in the classroom of public high school teacher Rob Guyette, who created an all-boys English program in De Pere, Wisconsin, that has turned reading from a dreaded task into many boys' favorite subject. Guyette, who attended an all-boys high school 25 years ago, takes readers through the ups and downs of a year as a teacher and shares how he gets boys to read more often -- and like it!
Village Year: A Sac Prairie Journal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
A 3-year journal describing life in the author's hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin, and its surroundings. It contains poetry, detailed natural descriptions of the region, and colorful anecdotes about the region's inhabitants and some of Derleth's notable friends, like the writer, HP Lovecraft. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Frank Utpatel.
The Wasted King
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In a hectic downtown of Wisconsin, nightclubs are thrown in a hidden competition against each other to see which establishment truly owns the streets at night. The managers fuel it while Hugo, a host of Toxin Club, tries to understand it. Success and disappointment are celebrated with booze. Balancing work and play, his booze-loving, womanizing, and troublemaking cousin, Saul, enters the game.
Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking Polk County, Wisconsin
Series: Hittin' the Trail, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Imagine a place where you can walk amid majestic evergreens and blue freshwater lakes, across 1.1-billion-year-old rock formed in the violent rending of a continent, past peaceful dairy farm pastures, over a landscape carved by a mile-high glacier, through small towns seemingly torn from the pages of yesteryear. The place is real: It’s called Polk County, Wisconsin.