A Good and Decent Man

A Good and Decent Man: Trials, Tragedies, and Triumphs of Two Families Seeking to Walk with God

Oct. 26, 2022

By Donald E. Hall (EdD’78) (Amazon, 276 pages; 2021) Buy the Book This is a Christian romance novel rich in the history and culture of the first half of the twentieth century. The hero, Raleigh Curtiss, served in France during WW I and kept up a correspondence with a girl...

More Than Rumor

More Than Rumor

Oct. 26, 2022

By Donald E. Hall (EdD’78) (Amazon, 233 pages; 2022) Buy the Book This historical novel is a sequel to Don Hall’s acclaimed A Good and Decent Man . More Than Rumor picks up where the first novel ends and follows Raleigh, Rachel, and Thad from 1933 to 1942—through the length...

Matisse: The Only Blue

Matisse: The Only Blue

Oct. 26, 2022

By Laura Marello (Engl'80) (Guernica Editions, 146 pages; 2022) Buy the Book Matisse: The Only Blue interweaves scenes from the second half of artist Henri Matisse's life in the south of France (1907-1954), with reflections on his artwork. The work explores: artistic creation and community, love and betrayal, landscape, home...

Never Summer: A Thousand Rainbows

Never Summer: A Thousand Rainbows

Oct. 26, 2022

By Stan Nicholas (Jour'66) (Buff and Beyond Ink, 194 pages; 2022) Buy the Book Never Summer is about my family; mother, father and three sisters who for a period of 13 years spent the entire summer months as migrant fruit harvesters in the Pacific Northwest, traveling in old Chevy's equipped...

Souvenirs from Paradise

Souvenirs from Paradise

Oct. 20, 2022

By Erin Langner (Psych'05) (Zone 3 Press, 133 pages; 2022) Buy the Book As an art critic and museum staffer, Erin Langner was skeptical of what she would find when she visited the Las Vegas Strip for the first time in the mid-2000s. To her surprise, she returned whenever the...

Exploring World History through Geography: From the Cradle of Civilization to a Globalized World

Exploring World History through Geography: From the Cradle of Civilization to a Globalized World

Oct. 20, 2022

By Julie Crea Dunbar​ (Geog'93) (ABC-CLIO, 360 pages; 2022) Buy the Book From the early civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia to our present-day globalized society, readers will learn how humans interacted―and still interact―with the environment around them, as well as the environment's role in not only shaping the society's world view...

In Those Glory Days of Elvis

In Those Glory Days of Elvis

Oct. 20, 2022

By Josephine Rascoe Keenan (SpchDr'64) (Pen-L Publishing, 243 pages; 2018) Buy the Book What if you traded your identity and couldn't get it back? Could you live your life as someone else? After the shocking death of her mother, seventeen-year-old Julie Morgan discovers that she has also lost her home...

Till Myth Do Us Part

Till Myth Do Us Part

Oct. 20, 2022

By Darius Ebrahimi​ (Econ'16) (Mythical Bandit Books, 397 pages; 2002) Buy the Book Myths Come True…Dreams Are Another Story Heaven is not what Kai imagined. Monsters run free, the sun scorches, and Kai has everything except his true love, Sophia. To get her out of the perilous city of Asphodel...

We

We

Oct. 19, 2022

By Michael Gurshtein (EngrPhys'06) (Finishing Line Press; 2023) Buy the Book We is the perpetual outsider’s struggle to find the common elements of humanity within and for himself. Ranging from personal battles and hurts to the universal challenges everyone must face sooner or later, this cycle seeks to take the...

Viriditas

Viriditas

Oct. 19, 2022

By Aaron Perry (Ger; MA'02) (Earth Water Press, 581 pages; 2022) Buy the Book Earth’s life support systems are destabilizing and human civilization is spinning out of control, careening toward immanent self destruction. The complex and interconnected dangers imperiling modern humanity can only be understood and fixed by an advanced...

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