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.
Seasons of the Birch is a story of perseverance, sacrifice, and resilience. Susan Puska brings realism and heart to a novel that showcases the untold stories of women, minorities, and marginalized men who served their country yet seldom get the recognition they deserve.
Abby can’t believe the news: because of a generous donation, camp is going to get an awesome new recreation building. The problem is, the camp board of directors are planning on tearing down the old craft cabin, and with it, all of Abby’s memories of gimp, grassheads, and a special friend.
A quarterly journal which explores the themes of health and chronic disease recovery/treatment through the lenses of poetry, memoir, opinion, essays, fiction, humor, art, media reviews and psychoeducation.
To help her young grandson Billy learn the importance of believing in yourself, a Michigan grandmother tells him a fantastical story about a rabbit named Yoopie. Yoopie is relentlessly made fun of by his neighbors for keeping a “useless strange fuzzy red thing” (a mitten) that he finds in the meadow.
I’ve spent many years exploring the wilderness of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.), and one thing has become apparent: no matter what part in which you find yourself, fascinating sights are around every corner.
Two brothers learn of the apocalypse after being out of touch for a few days. Returning to town, they learn first-hand; the dead are coming back to life with a taste for flesh. With their parents in Nebraska, they must embark on a journey to rescue them as they set into motion their zombie apocalypse plan.
When their children are kidnapped from the family castle, Adam and Anne Delaney race back to England from their vacation in France. Assuming their children will be held for ransom, the couple are ill-prepared for the truth about who has kidnapped their boys. Secrets of both of their families will be revealed as a result.
Weird things are happening at camp. Long-time camp manager Mr. LaBoyer and his loyal group of hard-working, friendly cooks, lifeguards, and maintenance workers have been replaced by a bossy new manager and her less-than-welcoming staff.
My Marquette is the result of its author’s lifelong love affair with his hometown. Join Tyler R. Tichelaar, seventh generation Marquette resident and author of The Marquette Trilogy, as he takes you on a tour of the history, people, and places of Marquette.
Samantha Ashford fell in love with Christian d’Angelo as a teenager, but he broke her heart when he sailed away from Wilkins Harbor on his parents’ yacht and never returned. Now fate has brought him back into her life—a successful billionaire with a yacht of his own.
Football is a special part of Michigan Tech history. Michigan Mining School students played local high school and community teams in the 1890s, but it was not until 1920 that a club team played another college when it scheduled two games against Northern State Normal (now Northern Michigan University).
A small life can be transformed by a great love. This humble creature learns it’s the journey that matters. A humorous, tender, uplifting adventure. An outstanding book to read to children. Adults love it, too.
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UP Reader #7 Released!
The U.P. Reader is an annual anthology written by Upper Peninsula writers! Submissions for U.P. Reader are currently closed and will reopen on June 1, 2023. Find out how you can submit a story, poem, or essay for our next issue.