Friday, December 07, 2007

WHERE to find good genealogy books

DearREADERS,
People are always asking me WHERE to find genealogy books for their personal collections or holiday gift giving. Unfortunately the brick & mortar bookstores have only a handful of titles. Whenever there is a genealogy conference, we usually pour over the booksellers' wares to find relevant titles. As I discovered when shopping a few years back at a conference in Nashville with my friend Audrey, it helps to bring along a suitcase with wheels!

Ol' Myrt just received word that our friends at HERITAGE BOOKS are making your holiday shopping a little bit easier. Owner Craig R. Scott, CG writes "Heritage Books announces it annual Starlight Shopping Sale. 20% off all in stock inventory at www.HeritageBooks.com. The sale as started, do not miss this opportunity to purchase your genealogy books. If there is a book that you are looking for from a major genealogy publisher check with us by phone at 800 876-6103 to see if we have it in stock. We just might. With over 6,000 titles in stock, over 2,800 published by Heritage Books it is likely that there will be something of interest for everyone."

Heritage Books is unquestionably one of the top three genealogy book publishers in the country. You'll get a chance to view many Heritage Books titles and hear from Craig Scott speak about "Locating your Revolutionary War Ancestor" at MyAncestorsFound.com's St. George 2008 Genealogy & Family History Expo sponsored by FamilySearch, FamilyLink.com, Ancestry.com, TheSpectrum.com, FamilyTreeMagazine.com, Footnote.com, Generation Maps, DearMYRTLE, and Godfrey.org.
Craig R. Scott, MA, CG is the author of The ‘Lost Pensions’: Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 April 1838 and Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Inventory 14 (Revised). He has co-authored several books relating to records in Northern Virginia. He has authored articles in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly and Family Chronicle and many other genealogical publications. A professional genealogical and historical researcher for more than twenty-three years, he specializes in the records of the National Archives, especially those that relate to the military. He was the Clan Scott Genealogist (1985 – 2000). He is a member of the Company of Military Historians, recently a Governor-at- Large of the Virginia Genealogical Society, on the editorial board of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, and a Director of the Association of Professional Genealogists. A faculty member for several years of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University he was the coordinator of the 2007 Advanced Military Records Course about the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.

But, look through Craig's Heritage Book titles this week and take advantage of the 20% savings offer.

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
DearMYRTLE,
Your friend in genealogy.
Myrt@DearMYRTLE.com
www.DearMYRTLE.com

(c) 2007 Pat Richley All Rights Reserved.

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