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Steven Manchester’s latest novel, "Ashes", is a gritty, realistic look at failed relationships, a departure from his previous seven novels, which the author describes as … more
Book reviewing is a bit of a dance. I want to provide enough information so you can decide if it’s a book you want to read. But, I don’t want to give too much of the plot away. I hate … more
I’ve been traveling the world this summer, with books set in England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Iceland and Stockholm. And, now I’ve been to Cambodia, Vietnam, Shanghai, … more
On Friday, November 18 the Bristol Merchants Association (BMA) will host its 15th Annual Holiday Preview Weekend, a chance to stroll Bristol in search of unique gifts and cozy conviviality. Kurry … more
Growing up in New Hartford, New York, Grace Lin and her two sisters were the only Chinese-American girls in her elementary school.  Lin’s parents immigrated from Taiwan and still spoke … more
The advent of autumn brings slightly more serious books instead of the briny, beach reads, light romances and ghost stories of summer. “Burial Rites” (2013) by Hannah Kent. This dark, … more
October is National Book Month, so it seems appropriate to talk about Robin Kall, a woman who has done more to promote reading in the Ocean State than any other individual. Best known to fans by her … more
Mai Donohue said she was a bad little girl while growing up in Vietnam many years ago. "The first time I run away, I was six years old," said Mrs. Donohue, who moved to Barrington in 1974. "My … more
It’s been the summer of the book. I’ve been reading in every spare moment. I sit on the deck (in the shade) and watch the hummingbirds come to the feeder and wish I had planted more … more
When bestselling author Ann Hood decided to plan a tour for her latest novel, 'The Book That Matters Most', she put the word out on social media. The goal? Visit sixty book groups (either in-person … more
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