Nonfiction Books

Below you will find our current list of nonfiction book titles.


Kicking The Odds - Brett Sheldon and Shaun C. Kilgore

Kicking The Odds is the story of Brett Sheldon, who was born with a birth defect that left him with short arms. In it, he talks about growing up, overcoming the obstacles and preconceptions of others, and how he excelled in athletics and in life. Sheldon also shares how the decision to walk on as a kicker for Indiana State Univerity led to an appearance on the Dr. Phil Show and much more.

Remember The Ride: The Story Of North Vermillion Girls Basketball's Sensational Four-Year Run - Ken "Cruiser Gentrup and Shaun C. Kilgore

From 2000 through 2004, a small Indiana high school's girls basketball program had four seasons of play. Led by Coach Ken "Cruiser" Gentrup, the North Vermillion Lady Falcons reached unimagined heights. In 2002, Gentrup led the team to a Class A State Championship crown and other titles to their credit. The team returned to defend their title in 2003. The Lady Falcons broke records and took their school and the fans on an amazing fifty-game winning streak. Remember The Ride is the story of a group of talented young women who achieved big dreams by putting all of their ambition and skill to the test.


Heaven's Point Guard: The Kirk Gentrup Story - Ken "Cruiser" Gentrup and Shaun C. Kilgore

This is the story of Kirk Gentrup, sixteen-year-old boy, star athlete, and much loved student who was fatally struck by lightning on the baseball field in 1995. Told from the perspective of his father, Ken "Cruiser" Gentrup, Heaven's Point Guard shares memories of Kirk's life, remembrances of loved ones, and messages from those who were affected by Kirk's life and example.

Echoes From The Past: A Memoir Of Family Heritage - John L. Kilgore Sr. and Mary Jane Kilgore
Part family history, part travelogue, Echoes From The Past is a memoir of John and his wife Mary's investigation of his family history. It recounts not only his reunions with distant cousins but also his acquaintances with country music stars like Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Hank Williams Jr., Merle Kilgore, and many others.