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Book Spotlight

Just Yesterday on the Outer Banks
Bruce Roberts and David Stick
This book celebrates the history of Carolina’s Outer Banks with photos and text that highlight shipwrecks, lighthouses, beaches, erosion, fishermen, snow geese, Outer Banks ponies, and even picket fences. Celebrated author and historian David Stick’s gentle prose accompanies photos by renowned photographer Bruce Roberts.

Bruce Roberts , former director of photography and senior photographer for Southern Living magazine, began his photojournalism career at The Tampa Tribune. Bruce’s photographs have appeared in Sports Illustrated, Time, Life, and Time Life Books.


Author Spotlight

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Olivia Brophie Series

The Olivia Brophie, Book 1 & Book 2
Christopher Tozier
Olivia Brophie leads a mundane existence in the Florida scrub—that is, until bears start following her to school and tree frogs start writing cryptic messages on her bedroom window. What follows is an epic adventure that leads to a mysterious world beneath the Floridan Aquifer and a secret valley invisible to the outside world. Olivia must square off against a dark force of evil to save her aunt and uncle, her friends, and the entire world.

New To Florida?

St. Augustine in History
Rodney Carlisle and Loretta Carlisle
St. Augustine, America’s oldest continuously occupied city, is a unique and enchanting travel destination. This book presents more than 70 sites in their historical context. From the famed Fountain of Youth to the Castillo de San Marcos, Henry Flagler’s three beautiful hotels and Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum. St. Augustine has 500 years of history waiting to be explored.

José Martí
Cuba's Greatest Hero
John M. Dunn
History, Hispanic
This young adult biography begins with José Martí's origins in mid-nineteenth century Cuba and traces his life as a journalist, poet, political thinker, and famous Cuban revolutionary. His standard for leadership has endured. No other Cuban reaches his stature. No one probably ever will.
The Biohistory of Alachua County
Dr. Francis William Zettler
Nature, History
The biohistory of the plants, animals and humans that made Alachua Couty, Florida their home. Beginning when Florida was still connected to the African continent and ending in modern times.
Beaches in Space and Time
A Global Look at the Beach Environment
and How we Use It

Dr. Richard A. Davis Jr.
Nature
This well illustrated book, by an internationally renowned coastal expert, translates science into clear, easy to understand terms. Anyone who wants to learn more about the world's beaches will enjoy this work.

Coming Winter 2014/2015

Florida's Waters: Volume 3, Florida's
Natural Ecosystems and Native Species

Ellie Whitney, D. Bruce Means, and Anne Rudloe
Nature Nonfiction
Taken from the earlier book, Priceless Florida, brought up to date and modified for a stand-alone book. Heavily illustrated introduction to lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, springs; aquatic caves; estuarine waters and seafloors' submarine meadows, sponge, rock, and reef communities; Gulf and Atlantic Oceans.

The Condominium Concept, 14th Edition
Peter M. Dunbar
Law-Reference
A practical and popular guide to operating a successful condominium association in Florida. Working tool with forms and references to the latest Florida Statutes. For officers, owners, realtors, attorneys and directors.

Pineapple Anthology of Florida Writers, Vol. 2
James C. Clark
Literature
A collection of writings about Florida by those who lived or traveled here. Includes William Bartram, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zane Grey, and James Patterson.

Resident-Owned Community Guide for Florida
Cooperatives, 3rd Edition

Peter M. Dunbar and Ashley E. Gault
Law-Reference
A helpful and practical tool for leaders of residential cooperatives in Florida. It is the only complete guide to their operations and management, and it gives special attention to the unique components of mobile home cooperatives.

Secrets of St. Joe
Charles Farley
Mystery Fiction
Third in the mystery Secrets trilogy set in the Florida Panhandle, featuring Old Doc Berber as sleuth. Someone in the tiny Gulf Coast village of Port St. Joe, Florida is trying to murder Doc Berber and everyone he loves. When the doctor foolishly sets out to track down the revenge-crazed killer himself, he is forced to confront the most shameful secrets of the town, the murderer...and himself.

Florida's Magnificent Water
James Valentine and D. Bruce Means
Nature Nonfiction
Breathtaking photos of Florida’s springs, caves, aquifers, sinkholes, rivers, lakes, bogs, and wet savannas by James Valentine, with scientific explanations by Bruce Means.

A Naturalist in Florida: A Celebration of Eden, 2nd Edition
Archie Carr
Nature Nonfiction
Essays on Florida nature by famed naturalist Archie Carr, republished with a new preface by his son, David Carr.

Florida's Magnificent Coast
James Valentine and D. Bruce Means
Nature Nonfiction
Breathtaking photos of Florida’s beaches, dunes, coastal strand, and marshes by James Valentine, with scientific explanations by Bruce Means.

Ghosts of Florida's Gulf Coast
Alan Brown

Ghost Tales
The only collection of ghost stories from the entire Gulf coast of Florida from Pensacola to Key West. Each story has a detailed history of the haunted place.

Florida's Magnificent Land
James Valentine and D. Bruce Means
Nature Nonfiction
Breathtaking photos of Florida’s uplands, forests, and prairies by James Valentine, with scientific explanations by Bruce Means.

The Law of Florida Homeowners Associations, 10th Edition
Peter M. Dunbar and Charles F. Dudley
Law-Reference
The only complete practical guide for the operation of Florida homeowners associations, including single family subdivisions, townhouse and cluster developments, and master community associations. Working guide with forms and references to the Florida Statutes.

Florida's Uplands: Volume 1, Florida's
Natural Ecosystems and Native Species

Ellie Whitney and D. Bruce Means
Nature Nonfiction
Taken from the earlier book, Priceless Florida, brought up to date and modified for a stand-alone book. Concise and heavily illustrated introduction to high pine grasslands, flatwoods and prairies, interior scrub, hardwood hammocks, rocklands, and caves, and beach dunes.

Florida's Wetlands: Volume 2, Florida's
Natural Ecosystems and Native Species

Ellie Whitney, D. Bruce Means, and Anne Rudloe
Nature Nonfiction
Taken from the earlier book, Priceless Florida, brought up to date and modified for a stand-alone book. Concise and heavily illustrated introduction to interior wetlands, seepage wetlands, marshes, flowing-water swamps, beaches and marine marshes, and mangrove swamps.

Fall 2014

Ebook News

 

Many of our titles are now available as ebooks. Many new books published are published as ebooks at the same time they are published as print books. Backlist books are being converted to ebooks (and will also stay available as print books). Check your favorite ebook retailer, including Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple, and Kobo.