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Welcome to Word Forge Books, an independent publisher of quality titles on the following subjects:

  • American national and regional history
  • Pennsylvania and the MidAtlantic region
  • Weather and the environment
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Devastation on the Delaware, Second Edition coverOur Newest Title

Introducing the updated, revised second edition of our flagship title,
Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955

The second edition, containing 40 additional pages of maps, photos and stories, was published on August 18, 2010 — the 55th anniversary of this phenomenal weather event. We sold 5,000 copies of the first edition, which won several awards and got quite a bit of media coverage. This new version won two more awards: Finalist status in the Best History Title and Best Regional Nonfiction categories of the 2011 National Indie Excellence Awards!

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We’re very proud that this extraordinarily well-researched piece of journalism has garnered so much recognition from publishing industry competitions. But what really moves us is the incredible amount of reader feedback and the fantastic reviews we’ve received from the only comprehensive documentary written about this life-altering extreme weather event in the Delaware Valley. Get your own copy today, and see what all the excitement’s about!

And of course, we have several other titles for you to browse, as well as new ones in the pipeline. Stay tuned for updates!