Find the Good
Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer.
“Compared to front-page news, obituaries are downright inspirational. Writing them is my way of transcending the bad and has taught me the value of intentionally trying to find the good in people and situations. We are all writing our own obituary every day by how we live. The best news is that there's still time for additions and revisions... Read more »
Of Bears and Ballots
An Alaskan Adventure in Small-Town Politics
The writer whom the Los Angeles Times calls “part Annie Dillard, part Anne Lamott,” now brings her quirky and compassionate take on holding local office. Following the 2016 election, writer Heather Lende was one of the thousands of women inspired to take a more active role in politics. Though her entire campaign for assembly member in Haines,... Read more »
To the Bright Edge of the World
An atmospheric, transporting tale of adventure, love, and survival from the bestselling author of The Snow Child, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads a small band of men on an expedition that has been deemed impossible: to venture up the Wolverine River and pierce the vast,... Read more »
The Snow Child
In this magical debut, a couple's lives are changed forever by the arrival of a little girl, wild and secretive, on their snowy doorstep.
Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart -- he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling... Read more »
Dead in the Water
Kate Shugak Series: Book #3
Once, Kate Shugak was the star investigator of the Anchorage D.A.'s office. Now she's gone back to her Aleut roots in the far Alaska north—where her talent for detection makes her the toughest crime-tracker in that stark and mysterious land. Read more »
Kate Shugak Series: Book #8
By Dana Stabenow
Length: 7 hours 38 minutes
It's fishing season, and Kate Shugak is working with Old Sam aboard the fish tender Freya when Cal Meany floats up dead. His reputation as a womanizer, strike breaker, and abusive father ensures that there are several suspects, multiple motives, and quite possibly more than one murderer. While Kate investigates the killing, her aunties mend...Read more »
Fire and Ice
Liam Campbell Mysteries Series: Book #1
In this mystery series by Dana Stabenow, the Edgar Award-winning author returns to the Alaskan setting she's famous for, with a wonderful character—state trooper Liam Campbell. Liam's just been transferred from Anchorage to the small fishing village of Newenham, Alaska—where a local pilot seems to have lost his head. Read more »
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Debbie Macomber brings us to the Alaskan wilderness for a magical Christmas tale about finding love where it’s least expected.
“Picture-perfect . . . this charmer will please Macomber fans and newcomers alike.”—Publishers Weekly
Before beginning her dream job as sous chef in one of Seattle’s hottest new restaurants,... Read more »
Wild Men, Wild Alaska
Finding What Lies Beyond the Limits
In Wild Men, Wild Alaska professional hunting and fishing guide and outfitter Rocky McElveen tells the stories of his own adventures as well as those of some of his well-known clients. The book takes listeners directly into the Alaskan bush, and shares the intense challenges of a majestic wilderness that pushes a man to his limits. Read more »
Jack Blake: Book #3
It all starts with a mountaintop plane crash in a snowstorm. Jack and Jet Blake, a husband and wife Alaska Trooper team, take on gun-runners, drug-pushers, Skinheads, and sinister activities at the highest level in this third book of the series. Out-numbered and over-powered, it's up to the Blakes to bring justice to the usually-sedate Lower... Read more »
Travels in Alaska
In the late 1800s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves, and whales. Half poet and half geologist, he recorded his experiences and reflections in Travels in Alaska, a work he was in the process...Read more »