Ohio Bookshelf


Support your Ohio authors.  Here are two books set in Ohio and written by an Ohio Author.  One is a novel – Earth Things.  The other is a memoir – Here I Thought I Was Normal.  Email us to learn how you may promote your book here.

Earth Things is a new release now available at Amazon.com in paperback and digital formats.

earth-things-coverThis tale is set in Ohio. Imagine The Outsiders meet The Giver.

Earth Things is meant for high school age or above due to the symbolism and intellectual content woven into the adventure.

They walk among us, hidden in plain sight, protecting knowledge that can change the modern world. Teens unearth a secret culture born out of Native America. In doing so, they become hunted.

Along their journey, childhood disappears along with the woods they are exploring. They are faced with discoveries through puzzle stones that lead them to a shipwreck, rotting old prison and abandoned amusement park. In these curious places, they encounter mysterious elders who enlighten them on how everything connects one piece at a time.

As it all comes into focus, they wonder, are they what they seek?

Here I Thought I Was Normal: Micro Memoirs of Mishcief is available at Amazon.com in paperback and digital formats

Here-I-Thought_I-Was-Normal-coverIf you grew up in Ohio in the 70s and 80s and raised kids here in the 90s and 00s, you may find that these short stories are your stories.

Funny and wild times make for an enjoyable read one short story at a time (107 total) in this humorous and entertaining memoir book about getting into mischief while growing up and parenting.

Have you ever met the kind of person that people gravitate around to hear a story? If such captivating verbal storytelling were captured in written words that take only two or three pages to tell, made you laugh out loud and want to read aloud to whomever was present, you’ll love, “Here I Thought I Was Normal: Micro Memoirs of Mischief.”

These stories are your stories, sort of. And that is why so many people have enjoyed them. The wild, funny and touching tales may trigger memories of your own similar experiences. Others live vicariously through the adventures. Some are appalled at times. The short stories in the collection have curious titles such as Streaking, Gore Orphanage, Wrestling a Bear, Crazy was in the Air, Walk of Shame, Practical Joke Gone Bad and Pleasure Attic just to name several.