Nonfiction

A Boy With No Future Becomes a Man

September 15, 2014
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A few years ago, Nathan Gauer and his mother set out on a six-week road trip just hours before his high school graduation. With nothing but open country before them, like a song, Nathan is unsure if he is running from something or toward something. After tracking down an old family friend to repay a debt his mother refers to only as “the favor,” they accept an invitation to attend a Lakota Sundance in the…

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The Mystery of Who We Are

September 10, 2014
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It takes an award-winning international travel writer to tell us a story of an epic journey to find the truth, the shrouded story about where she came from, what the Old World was like, and what remains of the places so many of our ancestors left behind when they came to America. Judith Fein’s book “The Spoon from Minkowitz” is captivating readers who call it “one of the best memoirs” they’ve ever read, and “a…

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A Coach’s Life-Changing Career Decision

May 15, 2014
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Successful football coaches often change jobs. They take on fresh challenges, new opportunities, and find ways to grow as they meet new players and new teams. Jim Overmier had been a very successful high school football coach in Maryland when he accepted the job of quarterbacks coach on the staff at Gallaudet University, which had just attained NCAA Division Three status. A friend advised him to keep a journal, because this was not going to…

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The Most Ridiculous Relationship Ever. A True Story.

March 11, 2014
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Have you ever met a man that makes you act foolish? You are in good company. Melanie Moore tells the story of the most ridiculous relationship ever, in her new memoir, “Tomato Stakes.” By her own account, Mel was a free spirited gypsy who needed no man. She had her crazy cousin to fill her days. They drank until they couldn’t stand. They drove people insane. They were inseparable The secret, though, was that Melanie…

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Memoirs of a Top 40 Radio Legend

December 18, 2013
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It’s been said that when you’re born with the middle name “Records,” your destiny truly has been chosen for you. John Records Landecker fulfilled HIS destiny by becoming one of the most popular and respected disc jockeys in radio history, helping shape and define Top 40 radio in its heyday. Listeners by the millions in Philadelphia, Toronto, and Chicago never missed a John Records Landecker show — waiting for the “boogie check,” for example —…

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How To Tell If Your Kid is Spoiled – And What To Do About It

July 15, 2013
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We live in the age of the Entitled Child. Many books have been written about entitlement and entitled children. but Indie author Peggy Harper Lee‘s book “Spoiled,” by contrast, is written for and about the parents of an entitled child. Whether you know you have an entitled child and want to change your relationship, or you’re wondering if you have an entitled child and want to learn the signs so you can be sure, or…

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