Casto is the author of five previous Arcadia books, as well as other books on local and regional history. The book is available at local retailers or directly from the publisher at 888-313-2665. Autographed copies can be obtained by sending a check for $27 (price includes postage and handling) to James E. Casto, 6233 Highland Drive, Huntington, WV 25705.
Changes in Russia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Local author Eric Douglas chronicles the changes he has seen since first traveling to Russia in 1993. He has returned six times.
"Russia: The New Age" is a collection of articles, essays and photographs by Douglas, encompassing more than six months spent in Russia between 1993 and the present. There are nearly 100 photographs spanning 1993 on.
The book is available as a Kindle eBook through Amazon for $6.99. There is a link to the ebook on Douglas' website, www.booksbyeric.com.
Mayan calendar trilogy
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. -- West Virginia Wesleyan College professor Pete Galarneau has written and self-published "Journey of the Daggers: The Complete 2012 Trilogy."
The communications professor started 17 years ago writing the 1,000-page trilogy, based on the Mayan calendar which ended Dec. 21, 2012.
The trilogy is available from all major online book retailers, on Kindle eBook, and at www.journeyofthedaggers.com, as well as in Buckhannon at the Fast Stop Food Mart, the Wesleyan bookstore and Samson & Delilah Beauty Stop.