It required three generations of fearless activists over a span of more than seven decades working in more than 900 state, local, and national campaigns to finally win the vote for American women. Let us not forget them and their struggles for the right to vote. The power of the vote has shaped America’s history and will shape our future.
A HOME on the SOUTH FORK – An Early History of ACME – A Northwest Washington Community by Margaret A. Hellyer – Pacific Northwest History, Narrative Non-Fiction, Small Town Histories
Old documents, newspapers, diaries, and family lore inform and illuminate a vibrant and fascinating history of a small town in the Pacific Northwest - Acme, in the County of Whatcom, tucked in the South Fork of the Nooksack River. Recommended.
HILLBILLIES to HEROES: Journey from the Back Hills of Tennessee to the Battlefields of World War II – The Memoir of James Quinton Kelley by S.L. Kelley – World War II Biography, American Heroes, World War II History
This biography of hard times and sacrifice earns its place alongside the works of great Americana storytelling. Recommended.
GENERAL in COMMAND – The Life of Major General John B. Anderson by Michael M. Van Ness – Military History, WWII Biographies, Military & Spy Biographies
A first-hand account of war through a hero’s eyes. Highly recommended.
We are deeply honored to announce the 2018 Winners of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (The CIBAs). The winners were recognized at the annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet Ceremony.
AWAY at WAR: A CIVIL WAR STORY of the FAMILY LEFT BEHIND by Nick K. Adams – Historical/Bibiography, Family Saga, Civil War
A rich and fascinating account of day-to-day life in rural America in the mid-19th century set against the backdrop of the Civil War. Taken from primary sources, this narrative brings to life all that was loved and all that was lost.
MY DEAR WIFE and CHILDREN: CIVIL WAR LETTERS FROM a 2nd MINNESOTA VOLUNTEER by Nick K. Adams – Civil War Memoir, Family Letters
An intimate historical record of the realities of war seen through the sometimes tear-dimmed eyes of a Civil War soldier to his beloved wife and children.
The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland’s Black Douglas by Glen Craney – Historical Fiction/Scottish War of Independence
Cinematically enthralling and historically compelling, Glen Craney’s "The Spider and the Stone" is a must read for lovers of James Douglas, the fight for Scottish Independence, Braveheart, or Robert the Bruce.
A gripping tome of historical fiction that follows two Irish families who immigrated to the U.S. after Ireland's Great Famine. Well-researched and well-told story of the social, economic, and political currents of the late 1800s.