Sourdough Cookery makes great Christmas gift!

Sourdough Cookery Christmas! Just wanted to remind everyone that there still is time to order autographed Alaska history books from Aunt Phil’s Trunk and have them in time for Christmas. If you order by Dec. 19, the books should be at your home by Friday, Dec. 23. And don’t forget about Aunt Phil’s Trunk Sourdough […]

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Aunt Phil wins 2 more awards!

Wow! Aunt Phil wins 2 more awards! I just learned that Volume Five in my Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series earned finalist status in the Best Books of 2016 contest and was a runner-up in the Shelf Unbound competition. My self-published series is competing with books from giants like Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Penguin […]

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Pre-holiday specials on Aunt Phil’s Website!

Just in time for the holidays – Aunt Phil is offering Pre-holiday specials for the history buffs in your life. 1) Order full five-book series for $90 and receive FREE Alaska-theme word puzzle book and FREE shipping (Save about $30). Click here for 6-BOOK SPECIAL 2) Order any two Aunt Phil books for $35 and […]

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Aunt Phil travels to Vegas to accept Literary Classics Awards!

Sorry I haven’t sent out a blog for more than a month, but I’ve been really busy. My husband and I traveled to Las Vegas the week of Oct. 12 to accept the 2016 Literary Classics International awards for Aunt Phil’s Trunk. The series captured gold for Best Nonfiction Series and Volume Five ranked gold […]

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US Review of Books gives Aunt Phil high praise!

More awesome news for Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series – the US Review of Books just sent me its “Seal of Approval” and highly recommends Volume Four. To say I’m speechless is an understatement. We are on a roll! And here’s the complete review that US Review of Books recently published: July 25, 2016 […]

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Aunt Phil wins international awards!

I am thrilled to share my big news – Aunt Phil wins international awards, two huge awards from the 2016 Literary Classics international competition: Best Historical Nonfiction AND Best Nonfiction Series! Looks like I’m off to Las Vegas in October to accept the awards in a formal ceremony and participate in Nevada’s largest book festival. […]

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Busy summer for Aunt Phil and Alaska history

The past few weeks have flown by! We had company from Michigan for three weeks and packed every day with adventures. We traveled from Homer to Sterling to Seward to Fairbanks during some of the most glorious weather I’ve ever seen in June in the Last Frontier. And it looks like there will be more […]

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Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil is back!

“Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil” back on television on Monday mornings! I’m so excited that Anchorage CBS affiliate KTVA Channel 11 asked me to start doing my Alaska history show again. The first episode aired last week. We talked about the popular Delaney Park, which served the residents of Anchorage as a firebreak in […]

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Another Amazon Top Viewer Loves Aunt Phil!

Last week another Amazon Top 500 reviewer wrote an awesome review for the new Volume Five of Aunt Phil’s Trunk. Customer Review 5.0 out of 5 stars From statehood to natural disasters, mass murderers and a few quirky things, May 20, 2016 By Connie (Amazon Top 500 reviwer) This review is from: Aunt Phil’s Trunk […]

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Volume Five receives high praise in Alaska Dispatch News!

More exciting news for the Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series – Volume Five received a wonderful review in the Alaska Dispatch News on Sunday, April 24! Click here to read the full review by critic David James Highlights include: “Ten years ago when I first took a job reviewing Alaska books for another publication, […]

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