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Book: Summer of the Shark by DiVitto Kelly
It's 1974 and school's out for 12-year-old Ryan Sullivan, only he won't be spending it in his hometown of Madison Hill, Ohio. No playing baseball with friends, riding bikes, or going to Reds games at cookie-cutter Riverfront Stadium. Instead, he'll be visiting his grandfather, Arthur 'Artie' Sullivan, on the island of Martha's Vineyard for the whole summer. And during his stay, Ryan will discover [...]
 
Book: Webs in the Mist - The Jessie Morgan Series, Book 2 by Maggie Plummer
It's 1972, and San Francisco is a global mecca for hippies and radicals. In Book 2 of The Jessie Morgan Series, 21-year-old Jess can't wait to join her friend Donna there. Driving her VW down the Pacific Coast, she's more than ready for the city's open Bohemian vibe, bongo-mad street life, perpetual protests, and cutting-edge counterculture. Among the characters she meets are Cat, a tall, [...]
 
Book: The Horror at Lavender Edge - Supernatural terror in 1970s London (Undine and Cross Book 1) by Christopher Henderson
A psychic who dreams of a different life. A police constable who just wants to protect an old lady. A haunted house that could destroy them all. London, October 1971: Some people think psychics are cool, but paranormal investigator Harry Undine disagrees. The Rat Pack were cool. They still are, despite what this new generation thinks. But having his emotions ripped to shreds whenever he [...]
 
Book: Bell-Bottom Gypsy - A Jessie Morgan Novel (Jessie Morgan Series Book 1) by Maggie Plummer
A wild 1970s ride - an adventurous coming of age journey along America's back roads. At twenty, Jessie Morgan is fed up with just about everything. It's September 1971 -- time to drop out, tune in, and turn on. She leaves college and Detroit in the rearview mirror, hitting the road in her 1965 yellow Volkswagen convertible. Wandering byways from Kentucky to Key West to Montana, Jessie is out to [...]
 
Book: The Secret Life - The Bond by Shay Mills
Experience the secret life of Aaron who suffers malicious hands of his stepfather and deals with disguising the abuse from his friends. Appreciate Aaron's highs and lows, along with his undiagnosed bipolar disorder and abusive home life, culminating in a journey of self-discovery. The Secret Life: The Bond transports you into the world fraught with danger, happiness, love, hate, vengeance, hope, [...]
 
Book: In Search of Me - Australians story of the roaring 1970s of free love and romance by Robert Morrice
Australians story of the roaring 1970 s of free love and romance. A young rural cowboy boy, dreams struggles for future and his romance, for a farm and a girl to share a future. .A best selling Australian book. A good reading love story...An Australian adventure book.An Australian story, A western romance A best selling Australian adventure book of romance and survival, A story of Australian [...]
 
Book: The Camel and the Scorpion by C.C. Rising
"A nerve-wracking, vibrantly dramatic tale . . ." - Kirkus Reviews Nothing has prepared shy young college professor, Caroline Cavanaugh, for the international storm she is about to enter when she learns that her fiery student, Lydia, has been arrested. In Israel. For espionage. Lydia's grandmother begs Caroline to rescue her granddaughter. Caroline risks her reputation and her dream career on the [...]
 
Book: Growing Up Brooklyn by Stephen G. Noe
Steve had everything a young teenager could want; friends, family, sports, and a growing confidence in himself and his world. What he didn't have was a girlfriend. Then one day Cinderella walked down 69th Street and things would never be the same. This nostalgic recollection takes the reader on a humorous journey to Brooklyn of the late 70's; the characters, and charm of growing up in a [...]
 
Book: The Steel Canyon Legacy (Legacy Trilogy Book 2) by Wanda DeHaven Pyle
Newly widowed and finding herself alone and responsible for two young sons and an aging mother, Tessa Kingsley must find her way through a 1970s world filled with sexual harassment and shady business deals. With only a year of college and no work history, Tessa must support her family in a world where women's roles are clearly defined and there are few opportunities. She falls into a rebound [...]
 
Book: Ambrosia Lake - Adventures Mining Uranium in New Mexico During the 1970s by R. D. Saunders
It offers a collection of character sketches, entertaining anecdotes, stories and glimpses into a time and place and way of working that are now gone. The author consistently conveys the sense that his younger self was learning from all these different experiences, and that provided a unifying thread, as did the awareness that the story was building up to the eventual major injury described in [...]
 
Book: Nothing Stays the Same - A Young Adult Rock 'n' Roll Time Travel Romance (Soul Mates Book 2) by Catherine Chant
How far would you go to save someone's life? Leah and Brennan are going all the way back to 1973. One Choice Changes Everything... In 1973, The Beat Detectors are the hottest TV pop band to hit the airwaves since The Monkees, thanks to the appealing vocals of rising teen idol Ronnie Basford. But behind the scenes, not everything is rainbows and unicorns. Ronnie realizes much too late that one bad [...]
 
Book: Lovelady's Colours by Jane Godman
Forty years ago, five teenagers died in horrific circumstances inside the old house known as Lovelady's Gwal. Now, the only survivor, Jake Merrion, has returned to tell their story. Back in 1975, sixteen year old Lovelady Jones was a boy with no identity. A boy who knew he was really a girl. A boy whose life was dominated by colour. Lovelady can't ignore the strange hold the house has over him, [...]
 
Book: A SUMMER TO BE TREASURED by James H. Barrett Jr.
For forty-five-year-old Josh "Rusty" O'Brien, it seems only a few years ago he was a young boy growing up in Oakwood Acres, Pennsylvania, a quiet suburb where everyone knew everyone. That thought takes him back to the summer of 1973, when he and his buddies were fifteen years old. Josh, Jake Thompson, Joey Flynn, and Walt McDonald were virtually inseparable; it was a summer to be treasured. Their [...]
 
Book: Roses in December - A Sentimental Romance from the 1970s by R. L. Mosz
Roses in December. . . Thought-provoking drama that examines devastating loss, starting over again, and the meaning of love. After having suffered a terrible personal tragedy, Annie Aldridge tries to begin her life again with her anxious uncle and precocious young niece. Her newfound love for fellow college student Ethan Jackson fills her with hope, but whimsical Ethan, a man in search of [...]
 
Book: A Life in the Day of a Lady Salesman by Diana Amann Cruze
As one of the first women sales reps in southern Appalachia, customers often call Diana the "lady salesman." She overcomes hurdles and hills while learning to love the mountains of Appalachia. Humor rides along as she treks back roads, selling products from tobacco to toys, from groceries to grease, and from cookies to chemicals. Managers, customers, and sales trainees enter into this tale along [...]
 
Book: Every Secret Thing by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's produced a winner." - Publishers Weekly When Elizabeth Gunnar accepts a teaching position at the preparatory school she attended as a girl, she revisits ghosts of the past and old self-doubts. But she is returning to more than a place-to memories, mysteries, and an old love. Once there, she meets unexpected challenges and challenging new people and she is reminded of the faith that [...]
 
Book: Toys, Games, and Action Figure Collectibles of the 1970s - Volume I Action Jackson to Gre-Gory the Bat by Jonathon Jones
Chock full of 800 pictures and over 75 categories that cover boy and girl toys both, this is the first book in a series that will help to define what 70's playtime was all about. From action figures to general toys to games, this guidebook will give visual examples as well as a checklist on a wide variety of items that were produced during this fantastic decade. Whether you're a collector or [...]
 
Book: The Gatsby Game by Anne R. Allen
This comic novel was inspired by a real unsolved Hollywood mystery the death in 1973 of David Whiting during the filming of the Burt Reynolds' movie, "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing". David Whiting was found dead in the motel room of the married British actress Sarah Miles, which caused a massive media scandal. The cause of Whiting's death was never determined. When smart-mouthed Bryn Mawr [...]
 
Book: Feels Like the First Time - A True Love Story by Shawn Inmon
"The Wonder Years" meets "The Notebook." Do you remember your first love? Shawn and Dawn met when they were both teenagers, and fell in love. All they wanted was a chance to be together, to find their destiny, but it was not to be. They were separated, apparently forever, in 1979. A chance meeting twenty-seven years gave them a second chance at first love. If you remember your first love, your [...]
 
Book: Same Face Different Place - Beginnings by Helen J. Christmas
When sixteen year old Eleanor Chapman returned home for the school holidays, she never expected her life to spin out of control. She had no idea her father was mixed up in organised crime nor that a series of unforeseen events would pitch her into an ultimate game of cat and mouse. Step into the criminal underworld of the 1970s. On the day Eleanor's father is forced to go on the run, she is left [...]
 
Book: Desire (Ring Dreams Retro) by Jezebel Jorge
Billy Dalton dropped out of school at only sixteen to pursue a career as a professional wrestler. The business killed both his grandpa and his mother, so with nothing left to lose Billy is determined to make a better life for himself with a new start in Charlotte, North Carolina.What he doesn't count on is falling for the daughter of his mentor and the territory's top star, the legendary Paul [...]
 
Book: Seismic Influences by Priscilla Audette
In Priscilla Audette's first novel, where stylistically Erica Jong meets Nora Roberts, the reader will join in a madcap romp through the early years of the sexual revolution. Told through the eyes of a nineteen-year-old woman Seismic Influences is the story of a journey from innocence to knowledge. It is a period piece taking place in the early 1970s, an era that pulsed with the resurgence of [...]
 
Book: Tracks in the Mud - Trailing My Dreams through the Last Great Fur Boom by Gene Stark
Never in the history of the North American continent has more fur been shipped to the world than during the 1970's. Trappers, traders, and all those connected with the fur-fashion industry experienced an incredible boom. For a rural kid who grew up during the nineteen fifties and nineteen sixties when fur prices were low and trappers had seemingly no future, the nineteen-seventies ushered in an [...]
 
Book: ZO by Leanne Owens
Four famous Australians rush from around the world to help their childhood friend, Ally. They owe her their lives, but they betrayed her in the past and she disappeared for decades. Now that they've found her, they will do anything to keep her alive, even listen to her stories of Zo, the man she loved all her life... Lorenzo de' Medici, a man who lived five hundred years ago. Sometimes, being a [...]
 
Book: Meet the Golden State Killer - An Alternative Interrogation by George Thomas Clark
What would Joe DeAngelo reveal if he were aggressively interrogated? Would he admit to a dozen murders and more than forty-five rapes, most of which are solidly linked to him by DNA? Author George Thomas Clark places a fictional seeker of justice in DeAngelo's Sacramento jail cell and uses the latest factual information to confront the man who in the 1970s and 1980s became known as the East Area [...]
 
Book: How Umbro Got Stoned! by Ian McLaren
This is not a history of Umbro nor of the sport of football (aka soccer). There are some background elements relevant to the development of the sport, but the stories here are the author's recollections, many stimulated by other members of the Umbro team, of experiences during the wonderful growth years of Umbro USA, from the late 1970s through the early-1990s. There is focus on some of the [...]
 
Book: Ruby Tear Catcher - An Iranian Woman's Story of Intolerance by Nahid Sewell
The Ruby Tear Catcher is the heartwarming story of an Iranian woman whose life is uprooted during the Islamic Revolution in Iran in the 1970s and 1980s. While jailed in Tehran's most-feared prison, where she's held for her father's antiregime sentiments, Leila tells her story in flashback. She describes her childhood days in Tehran and shares her experiences as a college student in the United [...]
 
Book: The Flavor of Cultures by Weam Namou
Mervat was born in Iraq as a minority Christian and in the late 1970s and came to America at age two. Torn between her cultural heritage which dates back over 7300 years and the new land of freedom and opportunity, she watches friends live an Americanized lifestyle while she clings onto Middle Eastern traditions, all along yearning for the courage to follow her own path, to "Trust thyself" as [...]
 
Book: The Clear Blue Line by Al Sprague
Travel back to Panama in the 1970s: a time when drug lords prowled on land, and pirates cruised the surface of a black sea at night, looking for prey. For Jack Savage, finding the clear blue line means hitting that perfect spot in the ocean where everything comes together. The visibility is good, the diving is easy, and the fish are plentiful. And if there's a hint of buried treasure? Even [...]
 
Book: Proceed With Caution by Cherime MacFarlane
NUMBER 1 Listopia's Set In Alaska - Sweet multicultural, multiracial romance Nancy has been anything but cautious. Running off to Alaska with a man and investing all her savings in a piece of land where the temperature drops to -40 in winter is foolhardy. When the man dumps her and escapes to warmer climes, it reinforces what she suspects; she always picks losers. Where does Ray fit in? Ramon, [...]
 


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