The Men Who Made the Yankees (Gyroscope Books, 2014) A close-up look at the origins of one of major league baseball's most successful teams. Examines the rise of the American League, the Yankees entrance into the New York market, and the inaugural year of Yankee Stadium, when the franchise won its first World Series title.
Runner Up, Chicago Writers Association
Book of the Year Awards
Lumen Award, Literary Classics Award
Spark Award, SCBWI
Hey, Aren't You the Janitor? (Gyroscope Books, 2010) Tongue-in-cheek look at the author's escapades while on the road. Excellent read for teachers and parents, but also for the young adult reader, too. An hilarious page-turner.
Dog Eared: A Year's Romp Through the Self-Publishing World(Gyroscope Books, 2016) Take a trip through the author's year as he addresses the complexities of being an independent author. Although the arc of the book follows the author's yearlong office-cleaning project, the real focus is on the trials and tribulations of publishing in the DIY digital age.