Karen L. Schnitzspahn


Check out my Amazon page for details about my books:
Most of my books are also available from Barnes & Noble or at many independent book shops and museum gift shops.

Remarkable Women of the New Jersey Shore: Clam Shuckers, Social Reformers and Summer Sojourners (The History Press, 2015)

Jersey Shore Food History: Victorian Feasts to Boardwalk Treats
(The History Press, 2012)

The Roaring '20s at The Jersey Shore (Schiffer Publishing 2009) 

Stars of the New Jersey Shore, A Theatrical History (Schiffer Publishing 2007)

For the "Images of America" series published by Arcadia:
Belmar, Vol. I (1997)
Belmar, Vol. II with Sandra Epstein (1999)
Little Silver, Vol. I (1996)
Little Silver, Vol. II (1998)

An Album of Animal Companions (Coast & Pines Press, 1995)

Books I co-authored with Geoge H. Moss Jr., Those Innocent Years (1993 and paperback 1995) and Victorian Summers at the Grand Hotels of Long Branch (2000), are out-of-print, but may be available from second hand book dealers or contact me about them. 

Some of the works I've contributed to:

SAVORING THE SHORE, by Cheryl Larkin and Kate Kurelja, 2013. A wonderful cookbook! Proceeds to benefit projects at the New Jersey Shore in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. (My recipe for "Fried Oysters on Toast" plus a little history on the side is in this book). Available from www.savoringtheshore.com, Amazon.com and other retail outlets. 

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NEW JERSEY, ed. by Maxine Lurie and Marc Mappen, Rutgers University Press, 2004.
I contributed entries about Nate Salsbury, Stephen Crane,  Little Silver, Belmar, George Jay Gould, Rachel Lynch, and Saltwater Taffy.
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