Books for Adults






Dot to Dot in the Sky series

People of all ages, interested in astronomy and mythology, will enjoy the Dot to Dot in the Sky series, which includes:
Dot to Dot in the Sky,                       Stories of the Aurora
Dot to Dot in the Sky,                       Stories of the Zodiac
Dot to Dot in the Sky,                       Stories of the Moon
Dot to Dot in the Sky,                       Stories of the Planets
Dot to Dot in the Sky,                       Stories in the Stars



Day Trips From Edmonton

Alberta is host to some of Canada’s most stunning scenery, from aspen forests and farmland to wetlands and foothills. Many of the province’s natural wonders, cultural treasures, historical sites and recreational spots are within a two-hour drive of Edmonton. Day Trips From Edmonton is a comprehensive guide to Alberta’s best destinations. Visit secluded, untouched natural areas or hotspots bustling with activities.

Day Trips from Edmonton includes maps and photographs, and features an easy-to-follow format catered to suit the traveler’s needs. Helpful details include:

  • Recreation information
  • Historical tidbits
  • Popular events
  • Information on flora and fauna
  • Opportunities for further exploration.

Perfect for planning an afternoon outing or a weekend away, Day Trips from Edmonton is the ultimate guide to this stunning part of Canada.

Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Whitecap Books
Category: Travel Guide
ISBN: 978-1-77050-184-3
Updated in 2013. First released in 2009. 

Give Yourself a Pep Talk

One hundred motivational pep talks designed to help you deal with everyday challenges. Each vignette offers encouraging words that offer strategies to rejuvenate weary spirits, cope with unsolved problems, and achieve conscientious living. Along the way, discover how to appreciate your individuality, choose which experiences define you, and enjoy your own story—to live an inspiring life.

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Goodreads Reviews: 1 and 2

Inspired and driven reading, “Give Yourself a Pep Talk” is a vital addition to any self-help collection, recommended.

—Midwest Book Review (Read full review on the Self-Help Shelf)

“One pep talk per day is all you’ll need to help you become the person you want to be.”

—Mike Jeffries, author of A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation


“Wise and practical strategies to maintain your sanity, restore joy, and overcome despair in the face of life’s most challenging obstacles.”

—Dr. Richard A. Warshak, author of Divorce Poison: How To Protect Your Family From Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing, and Clinical Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

“This book could be a guidepost for living a better life.”

—Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D. researcher, author, coach

“A timely and uplifting publication, Give Yourself a Pep Talk is a recommended read that offers a welcome pause for all of us who are leading increasingly busy and stressful lives.”

—Rod Adachi, MSW, retired Executive Director and Registrar of the Alberta College of Social Workers

Paperback: 112 pages 
Publisher: Pelican Publishing 
Category: Motivational, self-help
ISBN-10: 1455617857
ISBN-13: 978-1455617852