Category Archives: Featured New Books

Daily Meditations

Beth Christiansen

“This book is intended to be read just a few pages at a time, to inspire one to mindfully contemplate one’s life in a postive way. It is a wonderful way to assure you touch base with your spiritual side daily.

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Mis-Shifting: Fast Cars, Fond Memories, Fine Friendships – Remembering the Early Days of Auto Racing

By Bob Birmingham

Foreword by Bill Wuesthoff

Carefully compiled by sports car racing aficionado and former DRIFT editor Robert Birmingham of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mis-Shifting provides personal stories, photographs, and an insider’s view of exciting Midwestern sports car events, drivers of great stature, and other motorsports personalities.

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Into a Wider World

Into a Wider World: Friends, Family, and Allies–Companions for the Journey
by Karl E. Lutze

Of the seven books Karl E. Lutze has authored, two other books deal with his ministry. The first book, Of Walls and Doors, discuss his early years and the people influential in his ministry.The second book, Awakening to Equality,deals primarily with his ministry in Oklahoma.

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Foods That Made Wisconsin Famous

Richard J. Baumann
2nd Edition

Wisconsin is certainly the sauerkraut-simmering, bratwurst-grilling, cheese-sprinkling capital of the United States. But did you know that Wisconsin also leads the nation in the production of cranberries and produces an abundance of wild rice, maple syrup, and cherries — and a lot more?… Read the rest

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Lawful Entry

Phyl Bean

“I’ve become Betty Crocker does Dallas.”

So bemoans divorce attorney Bernie Michaels as she struggles to balance raising two children by herself, while supplementing her income as a writer of erotica. Knowing that her vindictive ex-husband will try to use anything he can to discredit her, Bernie is forced to keep her writing sideline a secret from both him and their children–an effort that proves more difficult than she had imagined.

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Boys on the Porch

An Allegory–Bridges from Fear to Faith

by June Nilssen Eastvold

“The Boys on the Porch” is based on June Nilssen Eastvold’s years as an activist in Seattle, Washington, while serving in the university district as the pastor at University Lutheran Church.

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You Simply Spoke

Thought on How Things Came to Be

Written by Charlotte Roberts, Illustrated by Sally Parker-Henderson

Science, legend, faith: there are many ways to approach and seek to understand the mysteries of life and the world around us. In You Simply Spoke , author Charlotte Roberts offers Thoughts on How Things Came to Be in simple poetic language, illustrated with stunning watercolor paintings by Sally Parker-Henderson.

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The Mean, Lean, Business Machine

A No-Nonsense, Hit-You-Upside-the-Head-with-a-Baseball-Bat, Common-Sense Guide to Running a Profitable Small Business

By Tony and Frank Fiore

In “The Lean, Mean, Business Machine,” award-winning accounting team, Tony and Frank Fiore, have compiled a quick, down-and-dirty guide to help your small business become and stay profitable.… Read the rest

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Mosaic

Joseph Catalano & Michael Skubal

In the early 1980’s two mosaics purchased by Art Termini from the Vatican Mosaic Studio in Rome were stolen from his home on Titan Court in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. The FBI, along with local and state police, tried in vain to find the thief.… Read the rest

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Fatal Destiny: Edith Cavell, World War I Nurse

Terri Arthur

An inspiring story everyone should know…and will never forget!

Based on historical fact, this captivating novel tells the story of the legendary Edith Cavell, a British nurse whose duties as a healer clashed with the demands of a ruthless occupying regime during World War I.… Read the rest

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Big Mamma’s Italian-American Cookbook

Lee Casazza

Everyone loves Italian cooking … especially Italian-American cooking. Here you have the best of both by Lee Casazza. Welcome to a new world of Italian cooking. Lee Casazza is a lifelong cook devoted to sharing and creating delicious family recipes.… Read the rest

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Healing the Soul: Unexpected Stories of Courage, Hope, and the Power of Mind

Bhupendra Khatri, MD

In the last few decades, Western medicine has seen incredible advances in technology to treat the sick. That’s the good news. The bad news is that with the demands on their time, falling reimbursements from the government, improved medications, and restrictions imposed by insurance carriers, doctors often depend more on computers than on their own instincts and experience in caring for their patients.

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That’s The Way It Was: A Depression-Era Memoir

Virginia Nielsen Lindow

That’s The Way It Was—A Depression-Era Memoir delightfully portrays the childhood spent growing up on a farm in a small Danish community in Wisconsin. The 1930s—the Depression years—were hard times, and the family made the best of it by growing their own vegetables, canning anything that could be stored in that fashion, including meat, all in preparation for the winter ahead.

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Joyful U:Discovering the Path of Success and Happiness

Barbara Spang Minsker

Mindful Living with Purpose and Resilience

Discover what success and happiness mean to you.
Start living a rich, full, and meaningful life.
Set your compass to your own unique path of success and happiness.
Once your compass is set, learn how to:

  • Simplify and focus your life to make time for new directions.
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Of Beauty and Substance: A Backbone Guide for Women

Susan Marshall

What creates a woman of beauty and substance? Hardship. Loss. Disappointment. Mistakes. Forgiveness. Acceptance. Love. The tough stuff we label as bad and try to avoid and the good stuff we wish we could learn and apply more quickly. … Read the rest

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LOL-i-Gags

One-liners, irreverent opinions, fun factoids, and astute observations about our wild and wacky world . . .

by Jim Szantor

If, as Chris Rock has said, “Comedy is the blues for people who can’t sing,” Jim Szantor is in his proper element at the computer keyboard, where he crafts his idiosyncratic blend of one-liner humor, rhetorical questions, and questionable rhetoric, ranging from his advice to travelers:

Never visit a country that was called something else when you were in high school .… Read the rest

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Children, Animals, and Energy

Lisa Mohr

In Children, Animals & Energy, international speaker and thought leader Lisa Mohr shares insights and practical tips on how to preserve, enhance,and share your energy in a positive fashion. The reader is encouraged to journal directly in this handy book to recognize, understand, and manage energetic patterns.… Read the rest

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Dog Days of Summer

PJ Fiala

Jeremiah (“Dog”) Sheppard is a hard-working motorcycle shop owner with two grown sons.  After serving his country in Iraq and coming home to raise his boys, Dog has built his business from the ground up. He’s loving, strong, responsible, dependable, and a great father, son, and brother.

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Mohr Infinite Wisdom: Timeless Life Lessons for Today’s World

Mohr

In Mohr Infinite Wisdom: Timeless Life Lessons for Today’s World, author Lisa Mohr shares her very personal observations and experiences gleaned from more than 20 years of successfully coaching people who want to fully embrace all of life’s offerings.

WISDOM stands for: Wealth, Insight, Success, Discover, Optimism, and Manifestation.

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Untamed Devotions: Stories of a Wild God

Shane Allen Burton

In an untamed world riddled with untamed hate and violence, it is powerful and comforting to know there is an Untamed Love born of the heart of an Untamed God. Through these very personal stories, you will find yourself drawn into experiences of the extravagant Love of a very Wild God.… Read the rest

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