HOW TO: Stick Your Neighbor

(Without Starting War)

By Earl Chinnici

Looking for a family-friendly card game that will provide hours of entertainment without quarrels or pouting?

This probably isn’t for you!

Actually, the card game called stick your neighbor can provide hours of fun with little to no pouting or fighting so long as all the players understand and agree upon the rules before playing.

That’s where this little book delivers.

Though the rules set forth in this book are by no means “official,” they should help create an environment free of bloodied noses or crumbled cards and pave the way to bliss even in the most dysfunctional of families.

(Disclaimers: Previous statements not based on reality. Results may vary.For entertainment purposes only.Use at your own risk.)

How does this book “tie” to the previous book listing?

The American Civil War is the setting of the previous book, The Candle Star by Michelle Isenhoff. The author of HOW TO: Stick Your Neighbor (Without Starting War) hopes to help prevent a repeat of this time in history.

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About the Author

Earl Chinnici was born April 18, 1970 in Miami, Florida. In the summer of 1982 his family relocated to Lake City, Florida.

His first book, “Maybe You Should Move Those Away From You” is an intimate account of his journey to overcome severe tobacco cigarette addiction and also conveys the story of the start of his writing career. He is now working on several fictitious masterpieces as well as additional non-fiction.

Besides writing, Earl Chinnici also owns and operates a remote access computer help desk and consulting service, the website you are now viewing, and is on a team of administrators of a large writers group, especially for independent authors of clean fiction.

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The Candle Star

(Divided Decade Collection)

By Michelle Isenhoff

Runaways hidden in the barn, slave catchers housed in the hotel, and Emily squeezed between two very different loyalties.

After a tantrum, Emily Preston is shipped from her plantation home to her inn-keeping uncle in Detroit. There she meets Malachi, son of freed slaves, who challenges many ideas she grew up believing. But when Emily stumbles upon two runaways hidden in her uncle’s barn, she finds that old ways die hard. And Mr. Burrows, the charming Southern slave catcher, is only yards away, lodged in the hotel.

How does this book “tie” to the previous book listing?

An American battle ties this book to the one previously featured.

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Or purchase the Divided Decade Trilogy (3 Book Series)

Free teaching resources related to this book are also available (links to historical documents, lesson plans, extension ideas, etc) https://michelleisenhoff.com/for-teachers

About the Author

Michelle Isenhoff writes for teens, tweens, and kids as old as 91. Her work has been reader-nominated for a Cybils Award, the Great Michigan Read, and the Maine Student Book Award. She’s also placed as a semi-finalist in the Kindle Book Review Book Awards, a finalist in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards, and earned multiple Readers’ Favorite 5 Star seals of approval. A former teacher and current homeschooler, Michelle has been lauded by the education community for the literary quality of her work, which is regularly purchased for classroom use. In addition, she is the founder of the tween-focused www.Emblazoners.com website.

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The Declaration

Tales From a Revolution: South Carolina

By Lars D. H. Hedbor

A hardworking tobacco farmer in the Carolina Uplands, Justin Harris wants only to provide for his family. The outbreak of revolution turns his life upside down, and he cannot anticipate how even his seemingly most inconsequential actions will touch the lives of generations yet to come. Through crushing setbacks and hard-won victories, Justin’s perseverance serves as a gift to his descendants.

How does this book “tie” to the previous book listing?

Justin Harris struggles with alcoholism.

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About the Author

As a reader, I’ve found that I learn far more about history through well-researched fictionalizations of events than through dry recitations of facts. We’re wired to respond to stories of fellow human beings, and as an author and in my television appearances, I seek to recount the stories of our national origins during the American Revolution, bringing to life the day-to-day concerns and struggles of the men, women and children who experienced that era not as history, but as their lives.

I relish those stories that let my readers see the hard decisions, the inhuman sacrifices, and the soaring triumphs of the human spirit that made history during the war. While much of the war was fought on the battlegrounds of places like Lexington, King’s Mountain, and Yorktown, it was won over the kitchen tables of ordinary people, both here in the colonies, and in the households of England.

Join me in this trip into the not-so-distant past, a time when great events unfolded around people not much different from you or I.

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A New Witch in Town (Maybe Two)

(A Modern Tale about the Witches of Springsville Book 1)

By Dani Corlee

♥ a light-hearted story suitable for all audiences ♥

Kimberly wants nothing more than to begin a new life with her four-year-old daughter. What begins as a fresh start quickly becomes something Kimberly could never have imagined.

Becoming a witch was never part of the plan. Kimberly is soon hailed a Queen, but why that happened and how she deals with it is only the beginning of her adventure.

Fearing for not only herself but her daughter, Kimberly struggles with fighting destiny and not fulfilling a prophecy laid out long before she and her daughter were born.

Can this duo of new witches come to terms with what has happened or will all be lost and their destiny not reach its full potential?

How does this book “tie” to the previous book listing?

It ties in loosely with the previously featured book because of addictions. Lucille, one of my main characters, is a chewing gum addict.

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About the Author

My name is Daniela but my family has always called me Dani.

I was born and live in Italy, on the sunny Italian Riviera not far from the French border and from Pisa and Milan.

Just like one of my main characters, I have a lovely daughter named Aurora and I believe in magic!

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Unlikely Friends

(Book 1 Unlikely Friends Series)

By Vicky Kaseorg

Alone, broke, with only the street smarts gleaned from her addict parents, sixteen-year-old Leah Grace huddled in an abandoned trailer. Now that she had escaped, how to survive? How to reach her secret and impossible dream? Comfort, answers, and healing arrive on four hooves, four paws, two flippers and a fluked tail. Join her journey where misfit friends redeem each other with a language universally known.

How does this book “tie” to the previous book listing?

Non-human friends create one strong tie.

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About the Author

Vicky Kaseorg, describes when she first knew she would become an author: “I used to ride my horse through the neighborhood, though all the neighbors could see was a girl on a blue bicycle. My brain rarely paused in the internal narration of stories. I should have known I would either end up in an institution, or become a writer.”

Kaseorg, born in Pennsylvania in 1956, studied art and writing at Binghamton University, and became a professional artist early in her career. She went on to graduate school at USC Los Angeles where she studied Occupational Therapy. She owned her own Occupational Therapy practice for many years in NY, and with the birth of her prodigiously gifted first son, began homeschooling. She has bicycled across the USA, run a marathon, completed a biathlon, learned to ski at age 50, successfully graduated all three children from homeschool to prestigious universities, yet still feels the most difficult task she has ever had to accomplish “is living a consistent, righteous life before God and my family.”

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