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Local Literary Achievers

Jan 31, 2009 04:00PM ● By Super Admin

This month we’ve diverged from our regular then & now recommendations, and instead feature here 10 local authors (all residents of the region) and their recent published works.

Life’s Little How to Book
by Jaleh Donaldson
Schoolteacher Donaldson addresses some of life’s most important issues with straightforward advice, covering a range of topics from a broken relationship to rekindling the passion in marriage to getting out of debt.

Second Bloom
by Michelle Gamble-Risley and Anne Marie Smith
These local ladies highlight 10 simple steps to Reinvent, Rejuvenate, and Realize a New Life. This read is a tool designed for women who are experiencing what the authors call the “Big Blank” causing them to go on autopilot.

Patagonian Adventure
by Jack L. Parker
This follow-up to Parker’s Tibetan Adventure tells a story of death-defying adventure as a father and son travel to the region of Patagonia, Argentina. A must-read for the entire family.

Nature Noir: A Park Ranger’s Patrol in the Sierra
by Jordan Fisher Smith
Murder, irony and natural history – Nature Noir has all three. Smith poignantly writes about his experiences patrolling the canyons of the American River.

Hassle-Free Computer Support
by Jeff Johnson & Thor Severson
A small business’s guide to finding a professional, competent, honest, considerate, on-time, fairly-priced and dependable computer consultant.

Due Process Denied: Why The Fourteenth Amendment Never Became Part Of The Constitution
by George Pierce Ritter
For the politicos, this read explains why the proposal and ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment were anything but constitutional.
Not on Your Life!
by Karen Anderson
Karen Anderson, founder of Do-Able Steps creates simple solutions for women to conquer their fears and achieve long time goals and everyday challenges.

by John Ikeda
“This book is for the rare individual who continuously strives to lead in a way that makes the world a better place to live – a true leader.”

48 Dog Friendly Trails
by Debbi Preston
For dog lovers, experienced and novice hikers and nature lovers, this new hiking guide is organized month-by-month, and offers a plethora of possibilities including off-leash venues, and even suggestions for restaurants, historical sites, wineries and shopping near the hikes.

Classic Afghan Cookbook
by Mousa M. Amiri
Written by local restaurant (Bamiyan) owner, this book explores the exotic cuisine of Afghanistan with interesting and enjoyable recipes for the whole family.