Book Review
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I read a lot of fun books during my March vacation to Florida. Especially when flying, which isn’t my favorite thing, I like a story that really engages me. So, I look for thrillers and … 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
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
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
By Lynda Regolrego@eastbaynewspapers.comI have a lot of books piled up and I’m trying to get to them this summer. I don’t even remember some of them (or where they came from). So, there … more
Summer’s here with flowers, sun and long days for lazy afternoons of reading before a later dinner hour. Here are some ideas for those lazy days at the beach or lake or a quick break in the … 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
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
Rhode Island Center for the Book recently selected Barrington author Jamie Michalak's "Joe and Sparky Go to School" as the Rhode Island submission for the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Sept. 5. Rhode Island authors … more
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