Non-Fiction - Genealogy

My Father's Daughter

From Rome to Sicily
By Gilda Morina Syverson

Twice during the 1980s, Gilda Morina Syverson traveled to Italy in search of her parents’ roots. In October 2000, Gilda’s parents and husband, Stu, accompanied her. The journal that the author religiously kept now gives her readers the trip of a lifetime in My...

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Green

By Barry Arthur Cotton

Green by Barry Arthur Cotton is a short collection of poetry about nature. Although its name implies a focus on greenery or conservation efforts, the collection contains poems that are based on Barry’s own perspectives and inspiration drawn from nature and places. The poems can...

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Mein Name Ist Peter Dietrich

The Deatrick/Detrick Family Heritage
By Ronald J. Deatrick and Claudia Barnard Coffey

This is a very important book. Mein Name Ist Peter Dietrich is important and timely, in part because of the argument about the value and importance that immigration plays in this great American experience. This is the authentic story of Peter Dietrich, but in many...

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The Messenger

The True Story of a Boy Caught in the Aftermath of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud
By Claude L. Chafin

The Messenger: The True Story of a Boy Caught in the Aftermath of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud by Claude L. Chafin is an engaging biography that revolves around Andrew Lee Chafin who was the link between the elder Hatfield and his sons from the age of...

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Aunt Susy's Boarding House

The Story of A Girl Growing Up In Maine
By Joy Swan

Aunt Susy’s Boarding House by Joy Swan is a story of a girl growing up in Maine. Celia Tainter tells the stories in the book, often referencing the role her Grandpa and Grandma played while she was growing up. The book is a story about...

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Freedom Road

An American Family Saga from Jamestown to World War
By Ric Murphy

“Each time the Free People of Color evolved and improved their conditions, new laws were constructed to hold them back and restrict their success.” Ric Murphy’s history of Joan Cornwall and Bob Murphy in Freedom Road is a fascinating journey through America and our treatment...

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Sex, Love and DNA

What Molecular Biology Teaches Us About Being Human
By Peter Schattner

Sex, Love and DNA: What Molecular Biology Teaches Us About Being Human by Peter Schattner PhD is an easy to follow description of the latest scientific research into the field of molecular biology. Written for a layperson, Dr. Schattner draws upon 30 years of experience...

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Nameless Indignities

Unraveling the Mystery of One of Illinois's Most Infamous Crimes
By Susan Elmore

Susan Elmore’s novel, Nameless Indignities: Unraveling the Mystery of One of Illinois's Most Infamous Crimes, is a non-fiction, true crime story that happened in the late 1800s. Emma Bond, a young schoolteacher is viciously gang-raped and left for dead in her school. She miraculously survives...

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Travels in Time

Minoan Crete
By Mary Black

Travels in Time: Minoan Crete is a historical adventure by Mary Black. Alex finds his missing grandfather’s notebook containing information about a time machine. He and his friends solve the clues and locate the time machine in the Venetian Castle. They are spied upon by...

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Preserve Your Family Pictures

How To Save Photo Heirlooms for Future Generations
By Amber Richards

Preserve Your Family Pictures by Amber Richards is an informative e-book on preserving a visual record of the legacy of family history, offering a guide on the practical steps used to ensure family portraits and memories are preserved for future generations. Suggestions are made for...

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