Some of our ShiresPress Titles

The Owl That Saved The Christmas Tree Forest Cover Image
By Dianne Sunda, Debbi Wraga (Designed by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9781605715452
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Published: Shirespress - December 25th, 2020

All knew that such bewilderment, joy and smiles would create one of the happiest Christmas memories ever. Snowy and Sleepy had never seen so many smiles. Interestingly, the workers also boasted about the fact that no complaints had been received about the Christmas Tree shape this year This was the first tree that brought contentment. Everyone was happy Everyone was sharing GOOD WILL.


The Wielding Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781605715346
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Published: ShiresPress - November 10th, 2020

Have you ever been faced with the shattering reality that what you thought you knew was only a part of the truth, or had no truth to it whatsoever? In his third book, The Wielding, J. E. Diaz weaves non-fiction and fiction with nature-inspired fantasy-past and present-that takes us to the threshold of an alternative future.


Saratoga Table Hopping Cover Image
By Allison Dockum (Editor), Lauren Kirkham (Photographer)
$49.95
ISBN: 9781605715384
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Published: Shirespress - November 27th, 2020

Food connects us...to traditions to family to our community. With recipes from over 50 Saratoga Springs restaurants, this cookbook is the perfect gift for any food lover or Saratoga enthusiast. It was created to showcase the Saratoga Springs restaurants and the amazing community spirit behind them.


The Lotus of the Dragon Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781605714752
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Published: Shirespress - November 20th, 2020

An old soul, Aditi, who is coming-of-age in central India, is guided by her maternal grandmother and Aunt in mystical teachings of the divine heart. As realized Masters, her Nani and Auntie teach Aditi through their magic, assisting with her expansion inward where mythical figures, such as the dragon, are met.


Your House Is On Fire Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781605715162
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Published: Shirespress - September 10th, 2020

Step back in time to experience hardscrabble Schenectady, NY, in the years leading up, through, and just after World War II through the eyes of a young boy fascinated with wedding veils, blue satin dresses, big screen movies, diamonds and anything else that glitters. Gary Grady loves beauty and glitz as much as he loves his alcoholic grandfather, his sweet mother and distant father.


The Long White Line Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781605715353
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Published: ShiresPress - September 10th, 2020

Having achieved most of his life goals (personal, family and business) at age 42, and in the middle of a successful career; the author decides to take takes a sharp right turn to take on another challenge, a 47 day cross country bike ride. What initially was thought to be just a physical test; turned out to be so much more.


Loving Lucy: A Murder on Skis Mystery Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781605715216
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Published: Shirespress - September 10th, 2020

Author Phil Bayly's next MURDER on SKIS novel. There is a manhunt for a New York state senator accused of murder. Cemeteries in Colorado are being mysteriously stripped of their sacred treasures. Both criminal investigations lead to a Colorado ski resort.


The Quiet Genius of Eileen Fisher Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781605715278
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Published: Shirespress - August 28th, 2020

The Quiet Genius of Eileen Fisher is an advance excerpt from New York Times best selling author,
Bruce Piasecki's next book: Conquering Tomorrow Today: Six Exemplar Lives, about six lives of consequence, exemplar lives of immense social value- that have made an impact in our world now constrained by social unrest and serious in-fighting.


One Teacher's Alphabet: Ruminations on Learning Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781605715223
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Published: Shirespress - August 28th, 2020

With this book, Meloy reflects upon incidents and examples of thinking and learning across her career as a middle and high school teacher and as a college professor. Her ABCs are the focal point of concepts and ideas that teachers will most likely recognize even as they begin to consider their own.


O Conman! My Conman! Sick Rhymes for Sick Times Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780578713311
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Published: ShiresPress - August 20th, 2020

O Conman! My Conman! Sick Rhymes for Sick Times is the freshest poetry collection since Emily Dickinson's Collected Poems went through the author's wash.


Lake Lonely Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781605715001
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Published: ShiresPress - August 5th, 2020

It is August 1946, the summer after WWII ended. The Saratoga Racetrack had been closed for three years because the war had imposed travel restrictions which financially ruined the tourist industry. This historical fiction novella is a love letter to a town in Upstate New York which takes place during the weekend prior to the track reopening.


Promised Heart Cover Image
$14.50
ISBN: 9781605715018
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Published: Shirespress - June 30th, 2020

Her instinct and loyalty led her the way home. The faithful Golden Retriever Chauncey charts a journey to find the woman who receives her master's heart. But she faces uncertainty and encounters great dangers to find her way back to that which calls for her, the Promised Heart. A mesmerizing and heartwarming tale for all who love and follow dogs.


A Crazy Year-It Isn't Easy Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781605714899
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Published: Shirespress - April 21st, 2020

In this story of changes, challenges and hope, 9-year-old Aiden tells about his crazy year of pandemic life and social distancing during the 2020 global Coronavirus outbreak. Schools are closed. Soccer is cancelled. Birthday and holiday celebrations are virtual. All this and he is about to be a big brother for the first time - to TWIN boys!


It's Already Tomorrow: Poems by Gus Speth Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781605714974
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Published: Shirespress - May 7th, 2020

After award-winning books on environment and scores of articles, this is Gus Speth's second book of poetry. Speth has organized this collection around four ways we address the world: Love, Howl, Laugh, and Remember, which "cover a lot of life's territory." He writes in one poem that "the world bends with the weight of massive contradiction," and, as these poems depict, so do our lives.


Splinters In My Feet - A Memoir Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781605714875
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Published: Shirespress - April 8th, 2020

In this moving memoir, Gail Catherine Zito relates a difficult life from her early childhood near San Francisco to her youth in New York's Staten Island and her eventual move to the Saratoga area. Her writing is clear and honest, as she tells how she overcame numerous family disappointments and tragedies to survive a strong, determined woman. A life-affirming story.


Can I Touch A Cloud Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781605714868
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Published: Shirespress - April 8th, 2020

Have you ever wondered...Can I touch a cloud? This little girl not only wonders, she embraces some very unique endeavors to achieve her dream. Whether it be dreaming of building a bridge of saved popsicle sticks, casting her fishing line towards the sky, or her pogo stick, her imagination is insatiable. Will her determination pay off? It may, but in a very unexpected way.


A World Made New: Beyond COVID-19 to a low-carbon, resilient and inclusive world Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781605714981
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Published: Shirespress - May 29th, 2020

According to her son, Eleanor Roosevelt said the same prayer every night and closed with this wish: "save us from ourselves and show us a vision of a world made new". This prayer reminds us that in the midst of managing crisis we must also keep one eye on the better future we want to create.


A Crazy Year-It Isn't Easy Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781605714899
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Published: Shirespress - April 21st, 2020

In this story of changes, challenges and hope, 9-year-old Aiden tells about his crazy year of pandemic life and social distancing during the 2020 global Coronavirus outbreak. Schools are closed. Soccer is cancelled. Birthday and holiday celebrations are virtual. All this and he is about to be a big brother for the first time - to TWIN boys!


Sophia Runs For President Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781605714882
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Published: Shirespress - April 10th, 2020

Sophia the bunny is excited to share with her grandparents that they are learning about voting in school. Everyone in the class will get to vote and the majority's choice will be the president. Joey Bunny tells Sophia "girls are too easily hurt and fragile and that she can't be President." Sophia does not let Joey discourage her.


With the Band - Memoir of a Music Shop Owner Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781605715155
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Published: Shirespress - April 8th, 2020

Two days are never the same in the life of Billy Cole, a music instrument repairman. Plans of scheduled clarinet overhaul are quickly shuffled aside as a renowned artist walks through the door for an adjustment, a chat and tickets to that night's concert.


Finding Lillie Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781605714653
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Published: Shirespress - February 10th, 2020

“Finding Lillie” is set in 1903 in New York City, the Thousand Islands, and Saratoga Springs, NY. It's a new century, but society still clings to its old ideals and expectations. Lillie Thompson, young, wealthy and newly widowed, was raised to be gracious and subservient, despite her true thoughts.


Project Q - Book One: Sins of the Father Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781605714615
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Published: Shirespress - August 8th, 2019

PROJECT Q is a post apocalyptic epic about Q, a young man born artificially in a lab, created by his father Fantum through ancient and mysterious hidden knowledge from the Last Age. He is forced to go on the run when a bounty hunter named Morloq comes to drag him off to face the Family Maxis: the ruling family in the province.


Maxwell Outdoorsman Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781605714554
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Published: Shirespress - December 31st, 2019

In this book, readers are treated to learning how to prepare for an outdoor adventure. Meet Maxwell Outdoorsman, a guide who will share with you many practical hints, tips and advice so you will have a successful adventurous and fun big trip.
Learn what to wear, pack, eat and journal as Maxwell opens your eyes to the fun in a wilderness experience.


Ridgerunner: One hundred poems and photographs from rural Vermont Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781605714790
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Published: ShiresPress - December 23rd, 2019

Far from the madding crowd, but keenly aware of the dangerous & uncertain world we live in, Kristina Stykos’ poems from rural Vermont uncover “a joy shining through cracked prisms of love, loss and letting go”, exploring from the ground up, what it is to be human.


Ten Rules For Business Success Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781605715193
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Published: Shirespress - July 16th, 2020

In this must read for those seeking success in business, attorney David Meiselman offers practical, everyday guidance and sage wisdom rarely seen in books of this genre. Filled with relevant advice and proven methods, this short but powerful book covers it all including employees, employers, partners, money, leadership, honesty, loyalty and how to attract and keep clients.


Tongue Twisters and Beyond: Words At Play Book Cover Image
$7.50
ISBN: 9781605715254
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Published: Shirespress - July 20th, 2020

This word play book, comprised of many different and unusual types of word games including tongue (brain) twisters and spoonerisms, has several key goals. First, this book is intended to provide fun for all who use it, children and adults alike.


Dancing In A Bottle A Collection of Counter-Quatrains Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781605714929
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Published: Shirespress - July 22nd, 2020

.... something rarely seen these days: poems that are uniquely formal and imaginative at the same time. Johnson calls them counter-quatrains because the enjambed trimeter tends to override the steadily rhymed stanzas (to me, suggesting an elegant hip-hop). But his lexicon advances further with metaphors that arrest the imagination.


From Zero To Hero - A Modern Soldier's Tale Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781605715247
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Published: ShiresPress - August 20th, 2020

From Zero to Hero: A Modern Soldier's Tale, the title says it all. I went from feeling like a zero, to believing anything is possible, if you refuse to quit. By that I mean I was a high school dropout, druggie, and pretty much felt like an all around loser. Then on pure impulse, I joined the army.


Restless Days: Haibun Memoir of a Vietnam Veteran's Journey to Create a New Life While Recovering from PTSD Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781605714844
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Published: Shirespress - July 8th, 2020

Bill Thwing was born in 1942 just after the great depression in midst of a nation where all the men were off at war. He was born just before the baby boom and the rise of modern America in a world very different from the one we live in today.