A Rock and a Hard Place

An American Geologist's Adventures in Africa
By George Zelt, PhD

A Rock and a Hard Place is a memoir chronicling the experiences of author George Zelt as a geologist in mostly Southern Africa in the 1970s. The title plays on several different facets of its meaning. For academic purposes, he turns over a fair amount...

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A Wilderness Adventure

Canoeing, Camping, and Fishing in Quetico Provincial Park: A Memoir
By William Monger

A Wilderness Adventure by William Monger, whose title perhaps implies more drama than is actually supplied, and whose contents include a premature suggestion of possibly dangerous bear and moose encounters, is nonetheless a comforting and evocative retelling of four adventurous fishermen’s foray into the wilds...

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Above the Best

The Remarkable Life of Seeley E. Ralphs
By DM Coffman

Above the Best: The Remarkable Life of Seeley E. Ralphs by DM Coffman tells the inspiring story of Seeley Ralphs, an adventurous man who graduated from the California Highway Patrol Academy, a father who embraced a way of life that set him on a path...

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A Year on the Tump

By Daniel P. T. Thomas

A Year on the Tump by Daniel P. T. Thomas begins with exultation, the author introducing the reader to a move that will change life as they knew it. The excitement comes across strongly in the narrative voice as the author recounts the move from...

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An American Family in Italy

Living La Dolce Vita without Permission
By Paul Spadoni

An American Family in Italy: Living La Dolce Vita without Permission by Paul R. Spadoni is an absorbing and charming story of a family that moves to Italy for a year after leaving a comfortable life back home. The book is about the family’s struggle...

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Amour Anarchy

A Memoir
By Maura Stone

“Left to your own devices, you may start a war,” are the words of her father, considering that Maura Stone is about to leave them for a long period of time in Paris. The mother thinks she will get mixed up with Communists, which can...

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Accidental Travels of a Single Woman

By Terry Woods

Accidental Travels of a Single Woman is a nonfiction travel memoir written by Terry Woods. When her doctor advised her that she needed to avoid the heat of Las Vegas summers, Woods weighed up her options and decided to opt for extended travel rather than...

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Adventure North

By Sean Bloomfield

Adventure North is a nonfiction adventure memoir written by Sean Bloomfield. While most high school seniors were enjoying the last few months of their final spring semester, Bloomfield and his friend, Colton Witte, were setting out on the adventure of a lifetime. They had concentrated...

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Always Face the Hounds

The Negotiation for Osama Bin Laden
By Meghan Hansen

On a chance meeting with a senior government official from the Middle East, author Meghan Hansen’s fundamental belief systems were turned upside down in one short week. Always Face the Hounds is Meghan’s story about how she came to realize that the American people have...

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Adventures in the Bush

Africa to Alaska
By Bruce K. Wylie

Adventures in the Bush: Africa to Alaska is a collection of nonfiction adventure memoirs written by Bruce K. Wylie. Wylie’s early love of the outdoors and adventure was honed by episodes of Roy Rogers and The Lone Ranger when he was small. He yearned to...

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