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Going the Distance
Going the Distance (October 2013)
A Novel
Michael Joyce - Author

FINALIST - 2013 ForeWord Book of the Year in the Literary Category

FINALIST - 2013 CASEY Award, presented by Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine

His major league baseball dreams dashed, a former pitcher returns home to make a life or death family decision.

Going the Distance is a baseball novel with a diff...(Read More)
Up on a Hill and Thereabouts
Up on a Hill and Thereabouts (September 2013)
An Adirondack Childhood
Gloria Stubing Rist - Author

Childhood recollections of life in the Adirondack Mountains during the Great Depression.

In the 1930s, life for kids tucked away in the quiet woodlands of the Adirondack Mountains was rich with nature and filled with human characters. This captivating memoir contains the recollections of one woman who spent her childhood on the hillsides and in the woods near Ticonderoga. A child’s-eye view of days long gone...(Read More)
A Slant of Light
A Slant of Light (August 2013)
Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley
Laurence Carr - Editor
Jan Zlotnik Schmidt - Editor

FINALIST - 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Women’s Issues category

FINALIST - 2014 International Book Award in the Fiction: Women's Literature/Chick Lit category, presented by American Book Fest

2014 da Vinci Eye, presented by the Hopewell Publications

FINALIST - 2014 Beverly Hills International Book Award in the Anthology category

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Key to the Northern Country
Key to the Northern Country (August 2013)
The Hudson River Valley in the American Revolution
James M. Johnson - Editor
Christopher Pryslopski - Editor
Andrew Villani - Editor

Offers nearly forty years of interdisciplinary scholarship on the Hudson River Valley’s role in the American Revolution.

The Hudson River Valley, which George Washington referred to as the “Key to the Northern Country,” played a central role in the American Revolution. From 1776 to 1780, with major battles fought at Saratoga, Fort Montgomery, and Stony Point, the region was a central battlegroun...(Read More)
Pardee Holler
Pardee Holler (August 2013)
An Easy Taylor Mystery
Roland Keller - Author

Follows hapless private eye Easy Taylor as he investigates an eco-terrorist plot to stop development in the Catskill Mountains.

When Pardee Mountain and Pardee Hollow, protected tracts of land in the Catskill Mountains, are threatened by a multimillion dollar development plan, trouble brews. The locals are against Deyl MacGreedy’s vision of Crestline Estates and the construction site experiences some ...(Read More)
The Kingdom of the Kid
The Kingdom of the Kid (July 2013)
Growing Up in the Long-Lost Hamptons
Geoff Gehman - Author

Recalls a childhood on Long Island as the counterculture sixties were sliding into the seventies and the Hamptons were still a middle-class sanctuary.

The Kingdom of the Kid is a memorable portrait of an indelible childhood on Long Island’s South Fork from 1967 to 1972, when the Hamptons were still a middle-class paradise. In six short years, journalist Geoff Gehman was changed forever by a host of...(Read More)
Opening Statements
Opening Statements (June 2013)
Law, Jurisprudence, and the Legacy of Dutch New York
Albert M. Rosenblatt - Editor
Julia C. Rosenblatt - Editor

Explores the influence of Dutch law and jurisprudence in colonial America.

No society can function without laws, that set of established practices and expectations that guide the way people get along with one another and relate to ruling authorities. Although much has been written about the English roots of American law and jurisprudence, little attention has been paid until recently to the legacy left by the Dut...(Read More)
Running on Empty
Running on Empty (June 2013)
The Rise and Fall of Southampton College, 1963–2005
John A. Strong - Author

Explores how Southampton College went from “the jewel in the university crown” to an “albatross around the university neck.”

Southampton College, the easternmost campus of Long Island University, opened with great promise in 1963 and closed in 2005 amidst great acrimony. Located in an idyllic environmental setting on the Atlantic shore of Long Island, it had a nationally recognized marine ...(Read More)
Saving Eagle Mitch
Saving Eagle Mitch (May 2013)
One Good Deed in a Wicked World
Barbara Chepaitis - Author

When a Navy SEAL and former Army Ranger rescue a wounded eagle in war-torn Afghanistan, a writer learns what it can take to do one good deed in a seemingly wicked world.

In the spring of 2010, as the world’s economy faced a potential meltdown and the United States tried to win one war and maneuver its way out of another, one lone Steppe Eagle, shot down on a firing range in Afghanistan, faced problems of hi...(Read More)
Life on a Rocky Farm
Life on a Rocky Farm (April 2013)
Rural Life near New York City in the Late Nineteenth Century
Lucas C. Barger - Author
Peter A. Rogerson - Transcribed and with an introduction by

A folksy look at farm life in rugged Putnam Valley just as it was being transformed by industrialization and mechanization.

Life on a Rocky Farm couples Lucas C. Barger’s (1866–1939) eye for detail with a folksy, anecdotal style to give us a remarkable and memorable depiction of both the traditional ways of farm life, and the challenges the farmers faced as the times changed. Previously unp...(Read More)
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