Adult Nonfiction

Author Karen Jean Matsko Hood’s Adult Nonfiction Books and Novels!

Karen Jean Matsko Hood’s writing talent extends to adult non-fiction novels. Non-fiction-writing is a natural affinity for Hood.

Karen Jean Matsko Hood began her professional writing career later in life than she expected. She is now a prolific writer of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry for adults and children. The recurring theme in Hood’s nonfiction is providing a voice for those whose struggles are otherwise ignored. Hood’s writing is strong-minded yet lyrical. She is a meticulous wordsmith and writes with passion. She is versatile in her writing style and deals with a wide range of themes and topics. Her writing has been published in a myriad of magazines and publications and on an international level. At this time Hood is working on a series of nonfiction books on the theme of foster children and adoption. She also has many books in progress on health, travel, doges, horses, and nature.

Hood is also working to complete a series of cookbooks that blends her skills and experience in cooking and entertaining. In the Cookbook Delights Series, each cookbook emphasizes a different food ingredient or theme.

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Here is the list of current and future adult nonfiction books written by Karen Jean Matsko Hood:

Gaited Horse International

Annual Edition 2010

Hood and Matsko Family Tree and Heritage

Annual Edition 2010
(a.k.a. O’Hood and Macko Family Tree and Heritage)

Hood and Matsko Family Tree and Heritage is a great book for anyone interested in genealogy. The Hood and Matsko families did research and discovered that they have descendants from Ireland, Germany, Great Britain, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia. Through adoption their families are connected to Korea, Africa, and India as well as other countries. The Hood and Matsko families have traced their heritage back to 1786. By following the success and methods of this family, it will encourage you to try the same pattern of discovery for your family heritage. The book offers excellent tips and recommendations for anyone researching their family history.

Please visit our websites at and 8½ x 11, 320 pp., featuring a durable, full-color cover in a variety of bindings. Whispering Pine Press International, Inc.,Your Northwest Book and Gift Company © 2010.

LCCN: pending CIP: pending
BISAC 1 REF013000 BISAC 2 FAM038000 BISAC 3 FAM000000
ISBN: 978-1-59434-409-1 Perfect Bound $19.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59434-410-7 Spiral Bound $19.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59434-411-4 Comb Bound $19.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59434-412-1 Printable CD $13.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59434-413-8 E-book $12.95 electronic download
ISBN: 978-1-59434-414-5 3-ring Binder $24.95 plus shipping and handling
Icelandic Horse International

Annual Edition 2010

Magazines – Equine

Icelandic Horse Magazine North America – March/April 1996

Icelandic Horse and Travel Magazine

Volume I Issue 2 May/June 1995
Volume I Issue 3 July/August 1995 (Sold Out – Can only order photocopies)
Volume I Issue 4 Sept/October 1995
Volume I Issue 5 Nov/December 1995
Volume II Issue 1 March/April 1996
Volume II Issue 2 May/June 1996
Volume II Issue 3 July/August 1996
Volume II Issue 4 Sept/October 1996 (Sold Out – Can only order photocopies)
Volume III Issue 1 Summer 1997 (Sold Out – Can only order photocopies)
Volume IV Issue 1 May/June 1998
Volume IV Issue 2 July/August 1999
Volume V Issue 1 April/May/June 1999
Volume V Issue 2 Holiday Issue 2000
Volume VI Issue 1 Millennium Issue 2000
Volume VI Issue 2 New Foal Issue 2000 (Sold Out – Can only order photocopies)
Volume VII Special Breeding Issue (Sold Out – Can only order photocopies)
Volume VIII Spring Issue 2001

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