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Reedy Press is a book publisher that specializes in local interest titles for the trade market AND custom and commemorative titles for schools, communities, and cultural institutions.

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New Releases

100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die

Visitors come to the Fort Myers/Sanibel coast of Southwest Florida for its pristine white sand beaches, warm blue-green waters, and fabulous year-round weather, but much more awaits discovery. 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die proposes opportunities to explore not only the renowned beaches, waterways, and recreational activities, but also the historic and offbeat locales. Paddle the calm waters to follow in the wake of the people of the Calusa tribes. Get inspired at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Take time to go fishing, shelling, birding, or island hopping and fully appreciate this natural haven. Marvel at dolphins jumping in the rolling waves and pelicans diving in the surf for breakfast. Spot endangered West Indian manatees meandering through the mangrove-lined back bays and estuaries. 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die will help point your life list in the right direction.

Author Bio:
Nancy Hamilton grew up exploring the shorelines of Michigan before she traded one sandy shore for another and moved to the Fort Myers area of Florida. A Michigan State University journalism school graduate, she was lured to Florida by a job at the Naples Daily News. Currently, she works in the field of public relations and continues to find new and wonderful discoveries in her own backyard. Contact her at [email protected]

Missouri Almanac 2018-2019

Weird, wild, and filled with fun, this historical guidebook delivers the ultimate tour of a one-of-a-kind state. All things Missouri abound in these pages including famous Missourians from Maya Angelou to Walt Disney, native wildlife from bald eagles to bobcats, and vignettes on historical sites throughout the state. The book is filled with information about inventions and innovations, sports and entertainment figures, and noteworthy attractions, all having a tie-in to Missouri. Compiled from collections and institutions from Kansas City to St. Louis and everywhere in between, this debut edition presents a Missouri we've never seen all at once but would like to know better. Open up and prepare to rediscover Missouri. Let the Missouri Almanac 2018-2019 show you the Show-Me State!

Author Bio
Amanda E. Doyle is the author of several books on St. Louis, from its hidden neighborhood gems to its civil rights history. Carolyn Mueller is the author of five children's books. In addition to writing, she works as carnivore keeper at the Saint Louis Zoo. Traci Angel is an author, independent writer, journalist, and adjunct instructor in Kansas City, Missouri. John Brown is a nationally known TV host, in-demand public speaker, radio talk show host, emcee, author of numerous books, and inventor of BibMagnets. Andrea Sumy is a lifelong Missouri resident and Mizzou grad. She has served in Missouri schools for twenty years as a teacher and librarian.

Events & Updates

Presentation and Book Signing

Join Cameron Collins, author of Lost Treasures of St. Louis, for a presentation and book signing at Scenic Regional New Haven Library (901 Maupin Ave., New Haven, MO 63068) at 6PM.

— January 23, 2018

Presentation

Join Allison Carpenter Davis, author of Letters Home from Stanford, for a presentation at Shadelands Ranch (2660 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Walnut Creek, CA 94598) at 10AM. Letters Home from Stanford was chosen as one of the four books selected for the Stanford Women's Club of the East Bay Books on Review.

— January 25, 2018

Presentation

Join Michael Cervin, author of The Santa Barbara Know-It-All: A Guide to Everything That Matters, for a food writing and travel panel at the Veterans Memorial Building (4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230) at 7:30PM. 

— January 29, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at The Franklin Shops (2200 1st St., Fort Myers, FL 33901) at 6PM.

— February 2, 2018

Author Event

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, at the largest Art Festival in Fort Myers (Edwards Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33901) at 10AM. Nancy will have a booth on 2/3 and 2/4 to promote her book.

— February 3, 2018

Presentation and Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a presentation and book signing at Captiva Civic Center (11560 Chapin Ln., Captiva, FL 22924) at 2PM.

— February 6, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at the Downtown Farmer's Market in Centennial Park (Heitman and First Streets, Fort Myers, FL 33901) at 9AM.

— February 8, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing as a part of the Edison Festival of Light at Edison Ford Winter Estates (2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33901) at 10AM.

— February 9, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at Art in the Heart in Lovegrove Gallery and Gardens (4637 Pine Island Rd., Matlacha, FL 33993) at 10AM.

— February 10, 2018

Book Signing

Join Cameron Collins, author of Lost Treasures of St. Louis, for a book signing at Barnes and Noble in Chesterfield (1600 Clarkson Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63017) at 1PM.

— February 11, 2018

Presentation

Join Traci Angel and Andrea Sumy, authors of Missouri Almanac 2018-2019, for a presentation at Mid-Continent Library - Excelsior Springs (1460 Kearney Rd., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024) at 6:30PM.

— February 12, 2018

Book Signing

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a book signing at Lincoln Home National Historic Site (413 S 8th St., Springfield, IL 62701) from 8AM to noon.

— February 12, 2018

Presentation

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for the St. Louis kickoff event at St. Charles Library's Spencer Road Branch (427 Spencer Rd., St. Peters, MO 63376) at 7PM.

— February 12, 2018

Presentation

Join Jim Hinckley, author of 100 Things to Do on Route 66 Before You Die, for a presentation covering a century of adventure on the most famous highway in America. The presentation, which is followed by a Q&A session and book signing, will be held at the Colorado River Historical Society & Museum (2201 Highway 68, Bullhead City, AZ 86430) at 5PM.

— February 12, 2018

Presentation

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a presentation at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, 6345 Wydown Ave., St. Louis, MO 63105) at 6PM. The presentation will follow "Steak and Stories" at the church; cost per person for dinner is $20. 

— February 13, 2018

Presentation

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a reading and signing at Shlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Ave., Maplewood, MO 63143) at 6PM. Come for food, brew, and intellectual sustenance on a cold winter evening.

— February 15, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at Miromar Outlets President's Day Sidewalk Sale (10801 Corkscrew Rd., Estero, FL 33928) at 10AM.

— February 17, 2018

Presentation

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a reading and signing at Kirkwood Public Library (140 E Jefferson, Kirkwood, MO 63122) at 2PM.

— February 17, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at Latte Da Coffee Shop & Deli (11506 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, FL 33924) at 10AM.

— February 18, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing on a day cruise to Cabbage Key and Useppa with Captive Cruises (11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, FL 33924) at 10AM.

— February 20, 2018

Presentation

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a presentation at Steak and Stories at the Church of St. Michael and St. George (6345 Wydown Blvd., Clayton, MO 63105) at 6PM.

— February 20, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at Shell Point Retirement Community's Open House (15101 Shell Point Rd., Fort Myers, FL 33908) at 8AM. 

— February 22, 2018

Book Signing

Join Anietra Hamper, author of Secret Columbus: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book launch and signing at The North Market (59 Spruce St., Columbus, OH 43215) at 4PM.

— February 22, 2018

Book Signing

Join Cele & Lynn Seldon, authors of 100 Things to Do in Charleston Before You Die, for their book launch reception and signing at Buxton Books (2A Cumberland St., Charleston, SC 29401) at 5:30PM.

— February 27, 2018

Presentation

Join Candace O'Connor, author of Renaissance: A History of the Central West End, for a presentation in the Carnegie Room of the St. Louis Public Library (1301 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103). This event is presented by the St. Louis Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians in conjunction with the Steedman Architectural Library of SLPL. The Steedman Architectural Library will be open from 6:00 to 6:25 before the presentation. 

— February 27, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre (1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33907) at 11AM. The signing will take place before and after a performance of Mamma Mia!

— March 1, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing during Art Walk at The Nest (2214 First St., Fort Myers, FL 33901) at 6PM.

— March 2, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing during the 81st annual Sanibel Shell Fair at Sanibel Community House (2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957) at 11AM.

— March 2, 2018

Book Signing

Join Anietra Hamper, author of Secret Columbus: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book signing at Cover to Cover Children's Books (2116 Arlington Ave., Columbus, OH 43221) from 6-8PM.

— March 2, 2018

Book Signing

Join Cele and Lynn Sheldon, authors of 100 Things to Do in Charleston Before You Die, for a book signing at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival (Cookbook signing tent at Marion Square, 329 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 229403) at 3PM.

— March 3, 2018

Book Signing

Join Christine K. Bailey, author of Secret Phoenix: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book signing at Heard Museum's Indian Fair and Market (2301 N Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004) at noon.

— March 3, 2018

Book Signing

Join Lynn and Cele Sheldon, authors of 100 Things to Do in Charleston Before You Die, for a book signing at Charleston Main Library (68 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401) at 6:30PM.

— March 5, 2018

Presentation and Book Signing

Join Cameron Collins, author of Lost Treasures of St. Louis, for a presentation and book signing at Hermann Scenic Library (601 Market St., Hermann, MO 65041) at 6PM.

— March 8, 2018

Book Signing

Join Christine K. Bailey, author of Secret Phoenix: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book signing at Red Mountain Library (635 N Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85205) at 1PM.

— March 10, 2018

Book Signing

Join Anietra Hamper, author of Secret Columbus: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book signing and wine tasting at Annie's Wine Cottage (30 W Olentangy St., Powell, OH 43065) from 2-4PM. Admission is free; Cost to taste wines is $20.

— March 10, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at the Farmer's Market outside Fenway Park (11500 Fenway South Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33913) at 9AM.

— March 12, 2018

Presentation

Join Traci Angel and Andrea Sumy, authors of Missouri Almanac 2018-2019, for a presentation at Mid-Continent Library - Woodneath (8900 NE Flintock Rd., Kansas City, MO 64157) at 7PM.

— March 13, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at Outrigger Tiki Deck (6200 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931) at 5PM.

— March 13, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing during the Twins vs. Red Sox spring training game at Hammond Stadium (14100 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy., Fort Myers, FL 33912) at 11AM.

— March 14, 2018

Book Signing

Join Anietra Hamper, author of Secret Columbus: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book signing at Hayley Gallery (260 Market St., Suite B, New Albany, OH 43054) at around 4PM.

— March 14, 2018

Presentation

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a presentation and kickoff event for the West coast at Book Passage (51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925) at 5PM.

— March 17, 2018

Book Signing

Join Lynn and Cele Sheldon, authors of 100 Things to Do in Charleston Before You Die, for a book signing at Charleston Main Library (68 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401) at 6:30PM.

— March 18, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at Macintosh Books (2330 Palm Ridge Rd., Sanibel, FL 33957) at noon.

— March 22, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at The Shell Factory & Nature Park (2787 N Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL 33903) at 10:30AM.

— March 24, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing aboard the Key West Express ferry (1200 Main St., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931) on a round trip from the Fort Myers Beach to Key West. The trip starts at 8AM.

— March 28, 2018

Presentation and Book Signing

Join Molly Page, author of 100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die, for a presentation and book signing at the Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library (2100 S Wentworth Ave., Chicago, IL 60616) at 1:30PM.

— March 31, 2018

Presentation

Join Christine K. Bailey, author of Secret Phoenix: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a presentation at Tempe Public Library (3500 S Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ) at 10:30AM.

— April 3, 2018

Book Signing

Join Nancy Hamilton, author of 100 Things to Do in Fort Myers & Sanibel Before You Die, for a book signing at Norman Love Confections (13261 McGregor Blvd. #105, Fort Myers, FL 33919) at 4PM.

— April 5, 2018

Presentation

Join Christine K. Bailey, author of Secret Phoenix: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a presentation at Tempe Public Library (3500 S Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ) at 6:30PM.

— April 18, 2018

Presentation

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a presentation at the Sappington/Concord Historical Society at noon.

— April 19, 2018

Presentation

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a presentation at Friendship Village Sunset Hills (12503 Village Circle Dr., Sunset Hills, MO 63127) at 2:30PM.

— April 19, 2018

Presentation

Join Traci Angel and Andrea Sumy, authors of Missouri Almanac 2018-2019, for a presentation at Mid-Continent Library - Blue Springs South (2220 MO-7, Blue Springs, MO 64014) at 11AM.

— April 21, 2018

Presentation and Book Signing

Join Molly Page, author of 100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die, for a presentation and book signing at Bridgeview Public Library (7840 W 79th St., Bridgeview, IL 60455) at 6:30PM.

— April 26, 2018

Book Signing

Join Anietra Hamper, author of Secret Cleveland: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, for a book signing at The Book Loft (631 S 3rd St., Columbus, OH 43206) from 1-3PM.

— April 29, 2018

Book Signing

Join Jim Hinckley, author of 100 Things to Do on Route 66 Before You Die, for a book signing at the 31st Annual Route 66 Fun Run at Dunton Motors (119 E. Andy Devine Ave., Kingman, AZ 86401) at 2PM.

— May 6, 2018

Presentation and Book Signing

Join Molly Page, author of 100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die, for a presentation and book signing at Lake Forest Public Library (360 E Deerpath Rd., Lake Forest, IL, 60045) at 7PM.

— May 7, 2018

Author Event

Join Sarah Parisi, author of the Ultimate Kids' Adventure Guide to Chicago, for a presentation and book signing at the Schaumburg Township District Library (130 S Roselle Rd.) at 7PM. This event is a part of the Chicagoland: Read All About It author series. Books will be available for purchase at the event. 

— May 9, 2018

Book Signing

Join Jan Jacobi, author of Young Lincoln, for a book signing at Lincoln's New Salem Historic Site (15588 History Lane, Petersburg, IL 62675) as a part of the day-long Summer Festival.

— June 9, 2018

Presentation

Join Anietra Hamper, author of Secret Cleveland, for a special event at Thurber Guest House (77 Jefferson Ave., Columbus, OH 43215) as a part of their Summer Picnic series. Dinner will be served to guests at 5:30, with a presentation and book signing afterwards. Tickets are required for this event. 

— June 13, 2018