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credit the author photo to Rob Arnold.Author Jennifer Haigh Drills into the Hydro-Fracking Controversy in Heat and LightBy Laura LaTourMore than most places, Pennsylvania is what lies beneath. This … more
A Fireproof Home for the Brideby Amy Scheibe Set in the Midwest in the 1950's, "A Fireproof Home for the Bride" is a story of 18 year-old Emmaline Nelson, the eldest child of a Lutheran farming … more
As spring approaches, I always find less time for reading. Spring cleaning and garden chores take up lots of time. Here are a few new selections I enjoyed in recent months. And, once things calm … more
The weather felt like the last week of March instead of mid-February. Quite a shock after the below 0° temps of Valentine’s weekend. In between perusing seed and plant catalogs and dreaming of flowers, it’s been prime reading weather. … more
With winter finally here in earnest, it’s time to hunker down with a cup of tea or coffee and read indoors where it’s warm and cozy. And, most of the time, there’s a cat willing to sit on my lap — so it’s all good. “Landline” … more
With one of the busiest shopping weeks of the year ahead of us, here are some great recommendations, for a variety of literary tastes. "The Hired Girl" by Laura Amy What a refreshing book and charming protagonist! The Hired Girl … more
This is a story about a Rhode Island native, Jim Squadrito, who served as a combat medic in Vietnam. One of the lucky ones who made it home (more than 1300 did not), Squadrito was nonetheless left psychologically devastated. A basketball … more
It was the summer of the book for me; but, I was busy this fall and the books piled up. I also read some sequels and books in series that were just so-so. But, below are some I liked (and I might give a few for holiday gifts). What … more
"Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf Short, simple, and sweet—but, oh, so very sweet! Such is Kent Haruf's final book, "Our Souls at Night." The recipient of so many awards, including the National Book Award, the Whiting Foundation … more
Saying farewell to summer is hard, but fall brings a new season for reading curled up inside with an apple or a cup of tea and a cookie — and maybe sitting outside on sunny afternoons as the leaves begin to turn. I got some great little gala … more
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