The Curious Wonder – CD

by PD Adams (aka Paul Adams) An existential look at the world. This “Americana-ish” album is “beautifully gritty, lyrical and poetic.” Contains CD as well as bonus artwork, poetry and lyric booklet! PD Adams (aka Paul Adams). This Curious Wonder is wholly beautiful ! Channeling a stillness that honors true teachers like Thich Nhat Hanh,…

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Knee Deep in the Heartland – Book

by Robert Coleman This tale is of first memories including trail and errors and of overcoming doubts all leads a simple family to a journey across the Midwest into a complex tale of overcoming medical odds and the ultra-importance of organ donation.        

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Calla Lily – Vinyl LP

The Brother Brothers Identical twins Adam and David Moss of The Brother Brothers Grew Up In Peoria Limited Edition Green Vinyl “Intimate acoustic folk anchored by butter-smooth close-harmony vocals and minimalist-yet-sophisticated arrangements” – Rolling Stone Country “wonderful… fabulous old-time playing and sibling harmony.” – NPR “natural harmonies and evocative lyricism that reflect a timeless sound…

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Days of the Dead – Book

by Sylvia Shults A Year of True Ghost Stories  – Sylvia Shults has collected 366 ghost stories, one for every single day of the year. There’s a story for your birthday. There’s a story for your pet’s birthday. There’s a story to make every day spooky. Open the cover and peek inside – if you…

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Some People I Know – Vinyl LP

The Brother Brothers Identical twins Adam and David Moss of The Brother Brothers Grew Up In Peoria With minimal instrumentation, meaningful lyrics, and their incredible harmony blend, the siblings draw on the energy and creativity of Brooklyn, New York, for their full-length, 2018 debut album, Some People I Know.      

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Punks In Peoria – Vinyl LP

Various Artists Limited-edition 160-gram Orange vinyl LP A 14-song document of the DIY punk/alternative scene in Peoria, Illinois, from it’s hardcore roots in the early 1980s through the late ’90s. The album highlights out-of-print punk rock anthems, unreleased demos and rare studio tracks.  

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Central Illinois Train Depots – Book

by Thomas Dyrek From the mid-1800s to the early 1960s, the most integral place for Central Illinois communities was the train depot. These buildings, home to wooden benches, telegraph equipment, and old train schedules hanging on the wall, were the gateway to the rest of the world.          

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Punks in Peoria – Book

by Jonathan Wright & Dawson Barrett Making A Scene in the American Heartland Punk rock culture in a preeminently average town Synonymous with American mediocrity, Peoria was fertile ground for the boredom- and anger-fueled fury of punk rock. The authors explore the do-it-yourself scene built by Peoria punks, performers, and scenesters in the 1980s and…

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Abraham Lincoln in Peoria – Book

by Peoria Historical Society A Historical and Pictorial Record of Abraham Lincoln’s Visits to Peoria from 1832 to 1858 The diligent research of Earnest East, a founder of the Peoria Historical Society in 1934 and a Director of the Illinois State Historical Society, forms the basis for this publication celebrating the 200th anniversary of Abraham…

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Cuppy The Special Cupcake – Book

by Kristine Angela Cuppy the Special Cupcake is a child-friendly book about accepting your true self. It is a story about a little cupcake that feels lost, alone and unwanted because he is plain and all the other cupcakes have frosting. He sets off on a journey to discover himself and along the way meets…

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