Published in 2013

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Lisa Kovanda and Brian Thomas

Non-Fiction/Memoir: Modified Flight Plan, Print and eBook, published May, 2013, Woodchippers and Wings.'s picture

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G. M. Barlean

Fiction: Dead Blow. Print and eBook. February 15, 2013. Less Traveled Roads Publishing.

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Kent Sievers

Fiction: LITTLE MAN mystery/thriller eBook published April 22, 2013, The Fiction Works.

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Mary Connealy

Fiction: SWEPT AWAY Romantic comedy with cowboys published March 1, 2013, Bethany House Publishing

A BRIDE FOR ALL SEASONS, novella collection western romance including contribution from Mary Connealy WINTER WEDDING BELLS published June 18, 2013 Thomas Nelson Publishing

FIRED UP Romantic Comedy with Cowboys published August 28, 2013, Bethany House Publishing

A MATCH MADE IN TEXAS, Novella Collection western romance including from Mary Connealy MEETING HER MATCH published December18, 2013, Bethany House Publishing

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Annette Snyder



1800's Romance/Adventure Series:  Travis Pass Series featuring:

Travis Pass, Sally Murphy, Liberty Road, Rock Creek, Arpetta Honor, Albert's Rain, Whiskey Shots Volume I, Travis Pass MegaBook I, Travis Pass MegaBook II

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WWII Romance Series:  Viveka's War Series featuring:

Viveka's War, Eureka Springs, Respectable Affair

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Contemporary Romance Series: Packard Family Series featuring:

Intimate Flames, Drive Thru, Going Twice (coming soon)

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Laura L. Cooper

  Nonfiction: "Capital Punishment in Nebraska," The Nebraska Sheriff Magazine, Vol. 84, No.1, Spring-Summer 2013.

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Jean A. Lukesh

Children's Fiction (Primary Level) - Readers' Theater:  MY FAVORITE DOG AND CAT STORY, Field Mouse Productions, 2013.

Nonfiction/Biography (ages 10-110): EAGLE OF DELIGHT: PORTRAIT OF THE PLAINS INDIAN GIRL IN THE WHITE HOUSE, Field Mouse Productions, 2013.

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Lee Bachand

Fiction: YELLOWBIRD, THERE'S A PROBLEM  Action/Adventure/Mystery: E-book published February 26, 2013 Print book published July 8, 2013

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LaRayne M. Topp


Nonfiction: IMAGES OF AMERICA: CUMING COUNTY, NEBRASKA, Arcadia Publishing, print book, 2013


Articles in periodicals

“From Rancher to U.S. Senator; Go Deb!” Calf News, February/March 2013, pp. 30-31

“Bettys by the Dozen,” Rural Electric Nebraskan, March 2013, pp. 12-13.

“Beemer’s Bankster: Paul Wupper didn’t need a disguise or a gun or a getaway car to pull off one of the most spectacularly successful bank robberies in Nebraska history,” Living Here, Spring 2013, pp. 20-25.

“Harnessing Magic: There is nothing so good for the inside of a man, or a little girl, as the outside of a horse,” Living Here, Spring 2013, pp. 32-38.

“Beef Producers Innovative in Search for Feed Alternatives,” Calf News, April/May 2013, pp. 8, 12.

“Candle business shines brightly in Tekamah,” Rural Electric Nebraskan, May 2013, pp. 12, 14-15.

“God’s impossible story is all around us…: Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber offered message during opening worship,” Your Nebraska Lutheran, Special Edition: 2013 Nebraska Synod Assembly, June 2013, p. 1.

“We have a simple and deep truth to tell…: Bishop Brian Maas addresses his first Synod Assembly,” Your Nebraska Lutheran, Special Edition: 2013 Nebraska Synod Assembly, June 2013, p. 1.

‘Redefining religious and spiritual: Dr. Diana Butler Bass said spiritual climate change underway,” Your Nebraska Lutheran, Special Edition: 2013 Nebraska Synod Assembly, June 2013, p. 2.

“For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ: Dr. Craig Nessan led Assembly in Bible study,” Your Nebraska Lutheran, Special Edition: 2013 Nebraska Synod Assembly, June 2013, p. 2.

“Fur Farms: These farms went from raising cattle and corn to raising rabbit, mink, muskrat and box, then they quietly faded away,” Living Here, Summer 2013, pp 14-21.

“Kaiser and Frazer: Down goes the hatch, up comes the tailgate, and back goes the seat on these ahead-of-their time, built-like-a-battleship collector cars,” Living Here, pp. 28-33.

“Couple Ties Veterinary Practice with Feedlot,” Calf News, June/July 2013, p. 31.

Reprint, “Couple Ties Veterinary Practice with Feedlot,” Animal Health International Newsletter, 2013.

“Dick Kane: A Half Century of Auctioneering,” Calf News, August/September 2013, p. 24.

“Barnstormers Airport Restaurant,” Calf News, August/September 2013, p. 42.

“Strangers in the Night: People who have seen an Unidentified Flying Object know that may will doubt their stories, if not more, but their faith in themselves remains unshaken,” Living Here, Fall 2013, pp. 20-25.

“Airmail Delivery: Neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night kept pioneer airmail pilots from cpleting their appointed flights,” Living Here, Fall 2013, pp. 34-39.

“Livestock Auction Market Continues Decades-Old Tradition,” Calf News, December 2013/January 2014, p. 19.

“Good Times Long Gone: Bertha, Nebraska, is past its prime, but at least it can look back on some wild times from its younger days as the hot spot of Burt County,” Living Here, Winter 2013, pp. 24-29.



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Muffy Vrana

Muffy Vrana writes a monthly column for "Her View from Home."  Publishd the 4th Monday of each month, Muffy writes short humorous articles geared toward the Stay-at-Home Moms of Nebraska from the vantage point of a woman who's been there.  Muffy's work is distributed across the country by "Her View from Home."

(inserted with permission of Muffy Vrana by Annette Snyder)

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Lois Poppe

Lois Poppe writes a monthly devotion which is listed on the Eastridge Presbyterian Church, Lincoln website and can be signed up for to received as an email.  The monthly title are listed below.

January: Winter Blues

February: Disagree Agreeably

March: Stop, Look - -

April: Grateful Hearts

May: Hemmed With Love

June: Restore My Soul

July: Tell The Stories

August: Love Your Neighbor

September: Be Careful

October: Time For Respect

November: Savor Each Day

December: Children Lead Us

The December devotion was also published in the 2013 Advent Devotional Booklet for Eastridge Presbyterian Church.

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Dennis Mihelich

Ribbon of Destruction: The 1913 Douglas County Tornado, Douglas County Historical Society and Nebraska Jewish Historical Society.

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Brooke Brouillette

JUST ANOTHER CASUALTY published in August of 2013 in ebook form, paperback to come soon.

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Lucy Adkins and Becky Breed

Writing in Community: Say Goodbye to Writer's Block and Transform Your Life, WriteLife Press, 2013.