I have an excellent selection of books by Vermont authors as well as books on Vermont history. Recent additions to my collection include:
1. Learning To Swim
The story of learning to swim is revolving around a small child found tumbling into the lake Champlain and find his parents, but she needs courage and skills to protect and survive her charger and herself. Without thinking about anything, Troy’s chance dived into the water and came up, pulling up the terrified little boy to the surface. Later, she was able to know the name of the boy that is Paul. Troy thought that Paul’s parents would be in touch with the press or the police but what follows is deafening silence and shocking.
2. The Great Northern Express: A Writer’s Journey Home
The great northern express accounts for the Mosher’s escapades. With a beautiful array of homeless hitchhikers, erudite bibliophiles, country strippers and crooners, and aspiring writers with all circumstances. The tour is full of high and rollicking adventures and low comedy that depicts autobiography, a travel memoir, and anarchic, pure fun. From border to border and coast to coast, this undeniable adventure will help you to get to know more about yourself and when to turn your wheels around.
3. Small Town Girl
The story of a small-town girl revolves around emotional maturation and triumph and the recognition of true love even after constant denial and awkward timing. When Lauren Smith came back to the small Vermont town where she grew up and went there to sell the grandmother’s farmhouse, she has everything from Mercedes to a three-carat diamond ring to prove she is one of the most influential businessmen. However, when she noticed the hot water is not working properly in the old house, she called the local plumber. When the plumber arrives at the old home, the string of small-town girls was again back to life, and she could not deny the mutual and magnetic attraction.
4. The Call
The wry, warm, and patient voice tells about the heartfelt story related to the young new England family of a veterinarian father. His family is under the trial section of hope, faith, and loyalty after dealing with an unimaginable crisis.
5. Paradise City
Paradise city revolves around a women’s murder in a Beacon Hill home related to the burglaries across Vermont. However, joe Gunther and his team at the bureau investigation of Vermont find the clues and solve the burglary and loot cases. Though thieves committed a vicious murder of the older woman in her Boston home and the police found a relation between the loot and the murder in Vermont. Thus, the police plot a web for the thieves by spreading the rumors of someone powerful buying the specific item. The investigation will dig out the root of this mystery and find out the right suspect.
6. Paisley Pig and Friends
A delightful ABC book by this creative Vermont author/artist. Growing up in Saudi Arabia and Panama, Willow Bascom was exposed to different cultures and art. She was amazed by the way people loved to not only decorate themselves but their places of worship and vehicles. A survivor of Lupus, Bascom took her fascination with multicultural art styles, using it as inspiration for her drawings.
7. Saber’s Edge
Thomas A. Middleton will tell the true story of a guardsman at war in Ramadi, Iraq. Saber’s Edge is the story of a middle-aged Vermont firefighter called to be a soldier in one of the worst places on earth- Ramadi, Iraq. This is war experienced from the ground up and a unique wartime perspective of our guardsmen.
8. Vermont Seasonings
Delaney, a former NBC correspondent in Tel Aviv who has covered wars on three continents, has turned to Vermont years and ways, opening with the March traditions of Town Meeting and ruminating on terms such as” flatlander”, “down country”, and “from away” with delightful, humorous twists, often from his own life.
9. Pearls, Politics, and Power: How Women Can Win and Lead
Former Vermont governor, Madeleine Kunin provides a guide for women at all levels who might seek to enter public life. She analyzes the challenges women face in their bids for elected office and offers real-life, practical lessons on the nuts and bolts of politics.
10. On Kingdom Mountain
The story of Miss Jane Kinneson, an endearing as she is an odd librarian, bird carver, avid hunter and fisherman, and her heroic attempts to save her ancestral mountain from development. Delightful!