Oct 05
Big Stone Gap Giveaway

Big Stone Gap Giveaway

This week is the release for the movie Big Stone Gap, based on the book by Adriana Trigiani.  Authors often wince when comparing their written book to the film adaptation.  This is not the case  with Big Stone Gap.  Adriana wrote the screenplay and directed the movie, filmed in her hometown… Read more »

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Sep 28
Review:  Saint Mazie

Review: Saint Mazie

Written by:  Jami Attenberg Published by:  Grand Central Publishing, June 2, 2015 Length:  336 pages Source: Purchased Summary:  Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she’s the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It’s the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty–even when Prohibition kicks… Read more »

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Sep 22
Review:  Go Set a Watchman

Review: Go Set a Watchman

Written by:  Harper Lee Published by:  Harper Collins, July 14, 2015 Length:  278 pages Source:  Purchased Summary:  Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch–“Scout”–returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the… Read more »

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Sep 21
Quick Audio Reviews

Quick Audio Reviews

In her most emotionally charged novel to date, New York Timesbestselling author Heather Gudenkauf explores the unspoken events that shape a community, the ties between parents and their children and how the fragile normalcy of our everyday life is so easily shattered. In the midst of a sudden spring snowstorm, an… Read more »

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Sep 15
Sorry For My Absence

Sorry For My Absence

Hello my friends and fellow bibliophiles!  I have been so very busy with the things of life that I’ve not taken the time to write here. First, my daughter Caitie got a job!!  She accepted the offer last week, and it’s been a whirlwind.  It’s a small engineering firm in… Read more »

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Aug 31
Review: Darkness the Color of Snow

Review: Darkness the Color of Snow

Written by:  Thomas Cobb Published by:  William Morrow, August 18, 2015 Length:  304 pages Source:  Received book from publisher in exchange for an honest review Summary:  Out on a rural highway on a freezing night, Patrolman Ronny Forbert sits in his ten-year-old Crown Victoria cruiser trying to keep warm and… Read more »

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