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  • 111 Places in New York that you must not miss

    series 111 Orte ...
    New York, New York – a crazy quilt of evolving neighborhoods, trends, and tastes, and home to natives and newcomers of every nationality, ethnicity, and outlook. New York City's history and grand ambitions live in every street, park, and hidden alleyway. This unusual guidebook invites the adventurous and curious to explore a wildly diverse selection of little-known places, including: a trapeze ... Read more

    $8.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Chronicles of Old Boston

    Exploring New England's Historic Capital

    by Charles Bahne ...
    series Chronicles Series
    Discover one of America's most historic cities through 30 dramatic true stories spanning Boston's 400-year history, and then visit the places where history happened on walking tours of the city's historic neighborhoods. Boston expert Charles Bahne reveals some of the city's most shocking moments, from a murder mystery on the Harvard campus to the mistake that sent two million gallons of molasses ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Indifferent Stars Above

    The Harrowing Saga of the Donner Party

    From the #1 bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat and Facing the Mountain comes an unforgettable epic of family, tragedy, and survival on the American frontier“An ideal pairing of talent and material.… Engrossing.… A deft and ambitious storyteller.” — Mary Roach, New York Times Book ReviewIn April of 1846, twenty-one-year-old Sarah Graves, intent on a better future, set out west from Illinois ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • Mud, Rocks, Blazes

    Letting Go on the Appalachian Trail

    Despite her success setting a self-supported Fastest Known Time record on the Pacific Crest Trail in 2013, Heather “Anish” Anderson still had such deep-seated insecurities that she became convinced her feat had been a fluke. So two years later she set out again, this time hiking through mud, rocks, and mountain blazes to crush her constant self-doubt and seek the true source of her strength and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Insiders' Guide® to Houston

    series Insiders' Guide Series
    For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Written by locals and true insiders, each guide is packed with useful tips on places to stay, restaurants, events, attractions, fun thnigs to do with the kids, nightlife, recreation, shopping, local history, and much more--as well as a comprehensive appendix ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Final Frontiersman

    Heimo Korth and His Family, Alone in Alaska's Arctic Wilderness

    The inspiration for The Last Alaskans—the hit documentary series now on the Discovery+—James Campbell’s inimitable insider account of a family’s nomadic life in the unshaped Arctic wilderness “is an icily gripping, intimate profile that stands up well beside Krakauer’s classic [Into the Wild], and it stands too, as a kind of testament to the rough beauty of improbably wild dreams” (Men’s Journal) ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • San Antonio's Historic Market Square

    series Images of America
    San Antonio was founded in 1718. By 1730, the viceroy of New Spain had issued orders to map plazas, squares, and parks for the Canary Islanders who would be arriving in 1731. The plazas with their markets became the centers for business and entertainment. The first square was Plaza de Armas (Military Plaza); when the islanders arrived, they marked off the Plaza de las Islas (Main Plaza). Before ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wild

    From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again.At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • A Delicious Country

    Rediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

    by Scott Huler ...
    In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a two-month journey through the still-mysterious Carolina backcountry. His travels yielded A New Voyage to Carolina in 1709, one of the most significant early American travel narratives, rich with observations about the region's ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Yellowstone Standoff

    by Scott Graham ...
    series National Park Mystery Series
    **"One part mystery, one part mysticism, and one part mayhem—Scott Graham's Yellowstone Standoff is all parts thrilling."—CRAIG JOHNSON, author of the Longmire MysteriesYellowstone Standoff takes readers deep into the backcountry of a wildly popular national park.** When Yellowstone National Park's grizzly bears and gray wolves suddenly and inexplicably go rogue, archaeologist Chuck Bender teams ... Read more

    $6.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Frommer's EasyGuide to Colorado 2014

    by Eric Peterson ...
    series Easy Guides
    Selling for a lower price than any similar guidebook, and deliberately limited to a short 256 pages, this EasyGuide is an exercise in creating easily-absorbed travel information. It emphasizes the authentic experiences in each destination:the most important attractions, the classic method of approaching a particular destination; the best choices for accommodations and meals; the best ways to ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Native American Archaeology in the Parks

    A Guide to Heritage Sites in Our National Parks and Monuments

    Historian Wallace Stegner characterized America’s National Park system as “the best idea we ever had.” One can quibble with that, but, indeed, it was a pretty good idea! This book specifically is a guide and a celebration of 30 of those national parks, national historical parks, and national monuments that, each in its own way, reveals the histories and cultures of America’s first inhabitants, the ... Read more

    $33.99 USD

  • Midwest Foraging

    115 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Burdock to Wild Peach

    by Lisa M. Rose ...
    series Regional Foraging Series
    “This full color guide makes foraging accessible for beginners and is a reliable source for advanced foragers.” —Edible ChicagoThe Midwest offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Lisa Rose as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Midwest Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Chicago Like a Local

    By the People Who Call It Home

    series Local Travel Guide
    Keen to explore a different side of Chicago? Like a Local is the book for you.This isn't your ordinary travel guide. Beyond the sporting stadiums and skyscrapers, you'll find vegan diners, late-night comedy clubs and third-wave coffee shops - and that's where this book takes you.Turn the pages to discover:- The small businesses and community strongholds that add character to this vibrant city, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Oh, Florida!

    How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country

    by Craig Pittman ...
    A New York Times BestsellerOh, Florida! That name. That combination of sounds. Three simple syllables, and yet packing so many mixed messages. To some people, it’s a paradise. To others, it’s a punch line. As Oh, Florida! shows, it’s both of these and, more important, it’s a Petri dish, producing trends that end up influencing the rest of the country. Without Florida there would be no NASCAR, no ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Haunted Ohio

    Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Buckeye State

    series Haunted Series
    Dead presidents, swamp monsters, and spying spaceships figure prominently in this collection of eerie tales from the Buckeye State. From across the plains to the metropolitan centers of Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati come a variety of stories and legends, including the phantom in Dayton's Woodland Cemetery who perches atop his tombstone, the pitiful spirits of the Millfield miners, the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Riverman

    An American Odyssey

    by Ben McGrath ...
    “This quietly profound book belongs on the shelf next to Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild.” —The New York TimesThe riveting true story of Dick Conant, an American folk hero who, over the course of more than twenty years, canoed solo thousands of miles of American rivers—and then disappeared near the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This book “contains everything: adventure, mystery, travelogue, and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • How the Red Sox Explain New England

    An examination of the unique affinity New Englanders have for their Red Sox, this work illustrates how the storied history of the franchise mirrors that of New England itself. Founded in 1901 and playing in front of sold out crowds at Fenway Park for more than a century, the Boston Red Sox are far and away New England’s most beloved franchise, and this work features topics such as the team’s ... Read more

    $11.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Retire in New York City

    Even if You're Not Rich

    by Janet Hays ...
    This is not your parents' retirement. With this book as your guide, you can embark upon an active and often exhilarating retirement in the most fascinating city on the globe. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Haunted Cape Cod's Sea Captains, Shipwrecks, and Spirits

    series Haunted America
    BEWARE THE SALTY SEA DOGS AND WRETCHED WRECKSALONG THE SPIRIT-FILLED COAST OF CAPE CODClipper ships, packet ships, whale boats, and steamers left home ports on Cape Cod to navigate the icy seas. Death demanded a toll from those aboard who dared to risk the waves--and those they left behind forever awaiting their return. Extracted from The Haunting of Cape Cod and the Islands, published by Pelican ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Wildlife of Florida's Springs

    An Illustrated Field Guide to Over 150 Species

    Florida is home to no fewer than 700 freshwater springs, more than any place in the world! From the famed manatee to the obscure freshwater jellyfish, the springs provide sustenance to an abundance of wild, marine and insect life. This beautiful guide features over 150 species, over 130 original illustrations, and includes listings of commonly and not-so-commonly encountered “critters” living in ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The 99% Invisible City

    A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design

    **A NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, USA TODAY, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER“[A] diverse and enlightening book . . . The 99% Invisible City is altogether fresh and imaginative when it comes to thinking about urban spaces.”—The New York Times Book Review**“Here is a field guide, a boon, a bible, for the urban curious. Your city’s secret anatomy laid bare—a hundred things you look at but don’t ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Core Four

    The Heart and Soul of the Yankees Dynasty

    Tracing the careers of four instrumental players who turned around the Yankees ball club, this book shares behind-the-scenes stories from their early days together in the minors through the 2013 season, and follows them on their majestic ride to the top of the baseball world. At a time when the New York Yankees were in free fall, having failed to win a World Series in 17 years and had not played ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Chesapeake Requiem

    A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island

    by Earl Swift ...
    THE NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLERA brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction.A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post, **NPR, *Outside,***Smithsonian, ***Bloomberg,******Science Friday,***Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Review of Books, and Kirkus</... ... Read more

    $14.49 USD