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This catalog lists books which were written by members of the Upper Peninsula Publisher’s & Author’s Association (UPPAA).  Any active member can submit their book data for the catalog at any time.  This includes any book you may have written, regardless of whether it concerns the U.P. or not.

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It's Okay to Be Okay; Finding Joy Through Grief

By Emilie Lancour

Memoir of my journey to finding joy while grieving the unexpected loss of my husband.

Superior Voyage

By Marquette Poets Circle

Poems and prose from members of the Marquette Poets Circle.

Boats Can't Jump: The Story of The Soo Locks

By Laura Barens

From rushing rapids to smooth sailing, this story brings to life an engineering marvel vital to the Great Lakes region, our nation, and the world.

Sea Stacks

By J. L. Hagen

In this anthology of short fiction, J. L. Hagen brings to life the people and culture of Loyale, a fictional town poised between two worlds, Upper and Lower Michigan. Includes the award-winning novelette, "Runtley Goes Rogue," about a man who hates dogs, but who is asked by his schoolteacher-wife one day to buy a pet for their kids with horrendous

Bite of the Wolf

By Wade Walker

When a veteran secret agent is bitten by a werewolf, he finds himself in a race to stop this mysterious monster’s diabolical plans and find a cure.

How to write a book with a kid on your lap: one mom’s hilarious transition from stay at home mom to full-time author

By Nikki Mitchell

Stay-at-home moms do it all when it comes to running their households and keeping their children from self-destruction. But what happens when that mom also has a dream to write a novel?

Cave of Stories

By Nikki Mitchell

Join friends old and new as they help Mrs. O’Leary save their portal-hopping friend in Eleanor’s last and most exciting adventure.

City of Gold

By Nikki Mitchell

Sometimes a magic portal can be found in ordinary things. That’s exactly what Eleanor Mason discovers when she receives a tattered book of stories from her father.

Nightshade Forest

By Nikki Mitchell

When eleven-year-old Eleanor receives a gift from her father, she never imagines it will open a portal to a fairytale world. Upon reading the first sentence of chapter one, she finds herself standing in the middle of Nightshade Forest—a dark woods with glowing blue and purple trees.

Season of Dragons

By Nikki Mitchell

Ichabod Surname never imagined he’d be spending a Friday afternoon cross-country skiing with a grandma dragon—but that’s exactly what happens when he finds a giant egg on the way to school.

Cady and the Birchbark Box

By Ann Dallman

An exciting coming-of-age story combining a mysterious journal, Great Lakes shipwrecks, and traditions of the Anishnabe. Cady Whirlwind Thunder solves another mystery with the help of her friends, Irish and John Ray Chicaug, and an ever-present blue jay.

The Lady of the Lighthouse A WWII Great Lakes Thriller

By Terri Greening

A pirate, a Great Lakes shipping captain, a dashing, Italian spy, and the lonely, pregnant, young mother who loved them all.

My Journey Begins Where the Road Ends...

By Thomas Ford Conlan

Conlan’s poignant reflections upon the vital role nature plays in all our lives will resonate with readers of all ages.

The SideRoad Kids: Tales from Chippewa County

By Sharon M. Kennedy

Remembering school days, farm chores, and friendship among youngsters and their interaction with their parents, teachers, and each other. What was true in the "old" days is--in many ways--just as true today as students deal with daily life and its many rewards and challenges.

U.P. Reader -- Volume #7

By Deborah K. Frontiera (editor), Mikel Classen (editor)

7th Edition of the UPPAA anthology includes more than sixty poems, short stories, and autobiographical pieces.

World War II Conscientious Objectors: Germfask, Michigan the Alcatraz Camp

By Jane Kopecky

A small group of World War II political dissidents reveal how they survived what they called America’s Siberia Concentration Camp. Before the Vietnam War Americans considered conscientious objectors equal to criminals.

Wooly & The Good Shepherd

By Elizabeth Fust

Wooly and the Good Shepherd is the story of one little lamb\\’s nativity adventure. Wooly the lamb is scared of everything and the rest of the flock make fun of him – except for Wooly’s Good Shepherd.

Woodaline The Beaver

By Timothy LaJoice

Realistic Fiction, the journey of a Northern Michigan Beaver.

Willpower

By Tyler Tichelaar

When Will S. Adams was diagnosed with ossification, a mysterious disease that caused his tissues to harden until he became nearly a living statue, he refused to quit living life fully and was immensely productive.

When Teddy Came to Town

By Tyler Tichelaar

Matthew Newman, reporter for the New York Empire Sentinel, should have seen his assignment to cover the trial as the opportunity of a lifetime. But Matthew left Marquette long ago and does not relish returning to deal with a distant sister and her drunkard husband, or to attend his niece’s wedding, set for the weekend after the trial begins.

Unexpected Love on Christmas Eve: A Second Chance Romance

By Emorie Cole

Can a cozy cabin at Christmastime and a little holiday magic reignite the affection for one another and bring two ex-lovers back together? Will passions erupt and make this a Christmas to remember or will the magic fail when a crazy stalker tries to tear them apart?

Understanding Michigan Black Bear

By Richard P. Smith

All you wanted to know about bears and bear management as well as how to deal with problem bears and a history of bear attacks. Updated in 2007. Information applies anywhere black bears are found.

U.P. Reader - Volume #4: Bringing Upper Michigan Literature to the World

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Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is blessed with a treasure trove of storytellers, poets, and historians, all seeking to capture a sense of Yooper Life from settler’s days to the far-flung future. Since 2017, the U.P. Reader offers a rich collection of their voices that embraces the U.P.’s natural beauty and way of life, along with a few surprises.

U.P. Reader - Issue #3: Bringing Upper Michigan Literature to the World

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Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is blessed with a treasure trove of storytellers, poets, and historians, all seeking to capture a sense of Yooper Life from settler’s days to the far-flung future. Since 2017, the U.P. Reader offers a rich collection of their voices that embraces the U.P.’s natural beauty and way of life, along with a few surprises.
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