Monthly Archives: June 2008

Brilliant new voice

Here is a review of “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” by Marti Ronemus of York: I just finished reading “The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” and I have to talk to someone about it. I can’t think of any superlatives strong … Continue reading

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If you can’t stand the heat …

You may be familiar with chef Gordon Ramsay from his Fox reality show “Hell’s Kitchen.” Or you may have seen him on the BBC America hits “Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares” and “The F Word.” But you really don’t know him. Not … Continue reading

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Bargains at the Book Nook

On Sunday I stopped in at the Book Nook at York Suburban Middle School. Last year, I sort of stumbled into the sale, not knowing how it worked or what to expect. I left with a bag full of books. … Continue reading

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“Marley & Me” prequel planned

Those who fell in love with John Grogan’s “Marley & Me” will be happy to learn the author is planning a prequel.

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How does your garden grow? Write it down

Calling all gardeners! Have you ever wanted to keep track of what you grow and how well it does in your garden so you know what to do next year?

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“Loving Frank” By Nancy Horan

What begins as an extra-marital love story expands into a woman’s quest for her own identity.

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Peak read

Want to read a really scary book? No, it’s not a Stephen King, or a Dean Koontz or a Clive Baker. It’s a Richard Heinberg.

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A clarification to a previous post

A while back I wrote about downloading free audio books. Remember? Go here

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The literary critter

Other than reading a favorite storybook to a child, most of us seldom read aloud. Reading is a private, relaxing time when our minds leave the room and enter the world created by our author of choice.

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More for the beach

Speaking of summer reads, here are the top book-related searches on Yahoo!

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