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Afoot in Connecticut

Afoot in Connecticut

by Lehman, Eric D.

Afoot in Connecticut, is a love letter to this often overlooked region of America, an inspirational story that will have you taking to the trails and the greenways, along the beaches and mountaintops, and into a land full of transformation, of beauty, and of strength.

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After Following

After Following

by Bradley, Burt

After Following is a collection of poems inspired by what the author Burt Bradley describes as poet whisperers: from Rumi to Kerouac, Ecclesiastes to Philip Levine, Emily Dickinson to Mary Oliver. These writers and numerous others’ lives and work serve as guides in shaping the poet’s ways of seeing and reflecting upon wildness in the world...

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Airstream

Airstream

by Henderson, Audrey

Vagabonds, prophets and vanishing societies, hunters of rare species and rare truths, silent canyons and the New Jersey Turnpike-Audrey Henderson's witty and profound poems lead us on a pilgrimage to the extreme edges of artistic and spiritual exploration.

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The Ashokan Way

The Ashokan Way

by Straub, Gail

The natural world has the power to awaken, restore, and transform us, and nowhere are these capacities more evident than in the thirty-six luminous essays that make up The Ashokan Way...

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Blood Moon

Blood Moon

by Jarvis, Andrew

A “Blood Moon” is a phrase that describes the red corona that appears around the moon during an eclipse. It is a physical manifestation of an event that appears strange and frightening, and is also natural...

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The Bone Pile

The Bone Pile

by Werner, Maximilian

In The Bone Pile: Essays on Nature and Culture, author Maximilian Werner uses the vehicles of fly fishing, every day experience, and some of our most sacred rituals to explore the origins and limitations of our behavior and ideas. These essays range from the quasi-mystical to the polemical and from the polemical to the ecological...

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The Book of Noticing

The Book of Noticing

by Hauswirth, Katherine

John Muir said, “When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” So is the case for each walk-inspired essay from Katherine Hauswirth. Each reflection hands you talismans that you can turn over thoughtfully in your palm...

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The Breach

The Breach

by Leff, David K.

Imagine walls could actually talk as a New England factory community faces closure of its signature mill due to environmental contamination and foreign competition...

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Call of the Sun Child

Call of the Sun Child

by Varela, Francesca G.

Sempra has lived all of her sixteen years in an enclosed dome called the Circadia Stable Living Facility. It is structured, sustainable, and windowless. After the sun grew in intensity, causing society to become nocturnal, it was the only safe place to go. No one remembers the outside world. For 150 years the government has warned them about the deadly sun, and savage, vengeful outsiders...

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Canoeing Maine's Legendary Allagash

Canoeing Maine's Legendary Allagash

by Leff, David K.

Meet Henry David Thoreau, U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, and other intrepid explorers as you travel northern Maine’s rugged woods and waters...

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The Castoff Children

The Castoff Children

by Browning, L.M.

The year is 1850. The Revolutionary War has long since come to an end and the industrial revolution is beginning to build steam, overturning the old ways of home and hearth as it gains momentum. In a desperate hour, in the back alleys of Boston, a group of twelve castoff children come together to care for each other...

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Chewing Sand

Chewing Sand

by Collins-Ranadive, Gail

What happens when an Easterner who needs trees, hates heat, and doesn't gamble spends a year living in Las Vegas? Follow the author's reflections as she comes to appreciate the surrounding desert so deeply that she returns seven years later to hear more of the Mojave's message...

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Children to the Mountain

Children to the Mountain

by Lindorff, Gary

In Children to the Mountain, Lindorff offers a metaphorical, modern-mythic walk through of our times, suing for nothing less than wakeful lucidity. The language in these poems is not for the timid of spirit; it pulls and pushes, it yanks us  down and inward, it pushes us to leave our comfort zones. Perhaps in the end it is initiatory...

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Companions on the Way

Companions on the Way

by Norris, Gunilla

Deep down our hearts are always longing to embody more awareness, kindness and presence. Here is a little book of heart-full ways to grow. Over time a practice can become an intimate companion on the way, one that helps us to inhabit and express our essence and so to live authentic lives with joy and gusto.

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The Conversions

The Conversions

by Richards, Theodore

In his novel, The Conversions, Richards deals with some of the most pressing questions at this moment in history: What kind of world can be created with the end of industrial civilization? What is truly at the root of the so-called clash of civilizations? What is the place for religion in the post-modern world? Is American identity only about defining and excluding the other? What does a...

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Cosmosophia

Cosmosophia

by Richards, Theodore

“Richards writes skillfully and soulfully about the most pressing issues of our times, and the deeper crisis out of which they have emerged...

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Creatively Maladjusted

Creatively Maladjusted

by Richards, Theodore

Education is the subject of much public debate. Politicians and bureaucrats, educators and parents, students and concerned citizens all have an interest—and a stake—in the way we educate our children...

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Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea

Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea

by Morgan, Gwendolyn

Gwendolyn Morgan’s first collection, Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea, offers richly textured poetic renderings of natural landscapes and emotional nuances in response to those landscapes...

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The Crucifixion

The Crucifixion

by Richards, Theodore

The Crucifixion is a modern American myth reframing the Old Testament in terms of the flight of African Americans from the Deep South during the Great Migration and the New Testament as the struggle for meaning in the modern, urban America. It is the story of a young man who is lost and alone, and must return to the city of his birth to find his place in the world...

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Estuaries

Estuaries

by Kirkey, Jason

The poems in this book are an attempt to speak in a common tongue with mountains, rivers, and forests. Too often poetry is thought of as the domain of human creativity with its source in the depths of the imagination. We use it to speak of the world, but not to the non-??human world—let alone with it...

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The Excursion

The Excursion

by Telesz, Lauren

WISH [wish] (n.) A desire or hope for something to happen that is not easily attainable. When I was diagnosed with cancer many things changed. I had to shave my head, wear a wig, go to the hospital, and define lots of big words for my 3-year-old brother. My family's vocabulary expanded to include unfamiliar, new words such as cancer and chemotherapy. My brother was confused...

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The Expanse of all Things

The Expanse of all Things

by Smith, James Scott

In the spirit of coyote guidance through the borderland of liminal space, James Scott Smith is offering one exquisite cairn after another to the soul wandering but not lost. The Expanse of All Things is a testament of the journey from form to faith, and of the love for tradition as long as it serves the evolution of consciousness...

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Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity

Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity

by Browning, L.M.

Fleeting moments of fierce clarity are had when the confusion clears and the gray numbness that hangs about our senses draws back, allowing us to see the world and ourselves with sharp relief. Follow author and New England native L.M...

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The Foundation of Summer

The Foundation of Summer

by Lehman, Eric D.

A scholar forges a masterpiece, a drug dealer solves a mystery, two trackers chase each other through the space between the suburbs. Join the fanatics, impostors, murderers and fools who inhabit Eric D. Lehman's The Foundation of Summer, as they search New England for a season of transcendence.

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Four Blue Eggs

Four Blue Eggs

by Nawrocki, Amy

Four Blue Eggs is sense music, an exploration of beginnings and of endings. In this collection of poems, Amy Nawrocki intuits fireflies and sapphires, observes gardens rooted in glasses of water, and tests the bindings of old books. Solace abounds-in winter's white, in the hefty doors of an Oldsmobile, in half melted candles...

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The Great Re-imagining

The Great Re-imagining

by Richards, Theodore

“These are the end-times.” We hear this sentiment in one way or another from various sources, from the fundamentalist preacher to the scientist warning us of climate change. This is a time of economic uncertainty, political oppression and cultural unraveling. Apocalypse, in the ancient world and today, is the experience of disconnection, of unraveling...

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Having Listened

Having Listened

by Whited, Gary

Having Listened offers a collection of poems that speak from the confluence of a childhood on the prairie remembered and an encounter with the haunting voice of Parmenides echoing across 2500 years. These poems might draw you into your own listening places, to places unheard before, to places whose voices have been forgotten or half remembered.

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Hiking Naked

Hiking Naked

by Graville, Iris

Knocked off her feet after twenty years in public health nursing, Iris Graville quit her job and convinced her husband and their thirteen-year-old twin son and daughter to move to Stehekin, a remote mountain village in Washington State’s North Cascades...

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Joy is the Thinnest Layer

Joy is the Thinnest Layer

by Norris, Gunilla

When the heart is touched it wants to sing songs of recognized experience. Call it poetry for then image, cadence and word melt together as one. This book of poems is about such experiences. That depth of feeling encompasses both desolation and consolation and so brings the reader close to the pulse of life, to joy, the thinnest layer.

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The Kiss of the Sweet Scottish Rain

The Kiss of the Sweet Scottish Rain

by McWilliams, Robert

From Cape Wrath in the lonely northwest to a muddy estuary overlooking England, The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain takes the reader on a walk across Scotland. For Rob McWilliams–Scots-born but exiled since childhood–the walk is an obstinate ambition, and the start of a new direction in life...

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Kodah and Me

Kodah and Me

by Slayton, Elizabeth

Kodah and Me is the winner of the 2017 Nautilis Silver Medal for Children's Picture Book. Elizabeth Slayton has written a touching and uplifting story in Kodah and me. Her illustrations are exquisite and the relationship between the characters are sure to touch your heart. Brilliant work. —Sandra Ingerman, author of Walking in Light: The Everyday Empowerment of Shamanic Life

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Landslide

Landslide

by Jarvis, Andrew

Andrew Jarvis’ Landslide commits now and ever to a future where ruins—the human predicament—might squish in bogs until waterways bear melons and dead seabirds revive sacredness, the bottom and top of the same landscape and slide, without distraction of cliché. Landslide is a wonderful read—lyrical as the miracle of waking up alive every morning...

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Similar Titles

  • After Following
  • Airstream
  • The Ashokan Way
  • Blood Moon
  • The Bone Pile
  • The Book of Noticing
  • The Breach
  • Call of the Sun Child
  • Canoeing Maine's Legendary Allagash
  • The Castoff Children
  • Chewing Sand
  • Children to the Mountain
  • Companions on the Way
  • The Conversions
  • Cosmosophia
  • Creatively Maladjusted
  • Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea
  • The Crucifixion
  • Estuaries
  • The Excursion
  • The Expanse of all Things
  • Fleeting Moments of Fierce Clarity
  • The Foundation of Summer
  • Four Blue Eggs
  • The Great Re-imagining
  • Having Listened
  • Hiking Naked
  • Joy is the Thinnest Layer
  • The Kiss of the Sweet Scottish Rain
  • Kodah and Me
  • Landslide
  • Afoot in Connecticut
 

ABOUT Homebound Publications

Founded in Connecticut in 2011 by Leslie M. Browning, Homebound Publications is one of the rising independent publishers in the country. Collectively through our imprints, we publish between fifteen to twenty books each year and we have almost seventy-five titles distributed worldwide. Over the years, our authors have received dozens of awards including: Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year, Nautilus Book Awards, Benjamin Franklin Book Awards, and Saltire Literary Awards. Highly-respected among bookstores, readers, and authors alike, Homebound Publications has a proven devotion to quality, originality, and integrity.

Homebound Publications is a small press with big ideas. As an independent publisher, we strive to ensure, that the mainstream is not the only stream. It is our intention at Homebound Publications to preserve contemplative storytelling. We publish full-length introspective works of creative non-fiction, travel writing, poetry, and novels. In all our titles, our intention is to introduce new perspectives that directly aid humankind in the trials we face at present as a global village.

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