Not ready to give up on summer just yet? If you like mysteries, consider a trip to the Jersey shore via Chris Grabenstein’s John Ceepak series. Set in the fictional town of Sea Haven, these fun books star upright police … Continue reading →
As promised, I have summoned my colleague Philip Koro for a further adventure in the wide world of classical music. This time around, we’ll have a look at his cd picks. In chronological order by date of composition, we’ll begin … Continue reading →
If you’re a reader of young adult books and love apps, check out YALSA’s Teen Book Finder app. This free app puts YALSA’s awards and lists on the smartphones of teens, parents, library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA … Continue reading →
Prompts for the week of October 4th, 2012 Prompt This week let’s see what we can do with slogans. Use one or more of the following or use one or more of your own. Let go and let God One … Continue reading →
The Amelia Writer’s Group will meet on October 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the Amelia library meeting room. If you wish to share your writing please allow 15 minutes for reading and 5 minutes for feedback. Please bring copies to … Continue reading →
At the beginning of the summer, let’s say around May, my friend asked me if I wanted to run a 5k. I obviously said no. Then he said it was the Warrior Dash complete with obstacles, plus you get a … Continue reading →
Before I start making fun of this general group of women, let me just say: I am one. This is one of those preemptive comments that makes readers nervous but I feel like it’s a necessary precaution. I’m talking about … Continue reading →
In the first part of this series, we scrutinized Philip Koro’s classical music on DVD picks. Now for my picks–this time, in the CD collection. Here they are, in no particular order: Flute Sonatas- Joachim Quantz is not the first name … Continue reading...
September 21, 1937 saw the first publication (1,500 copies!) of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. While it’s been 75 years, the book still inspires many, including director Peter Jackson; the first of Jackson’s film adaptations comes out in December. I fell...
“We didn’t notice right away. We couldn’t feel it. We did not sense at first the extra time, bulging from the smooth edge of each day like a tumor blooming beneath skin.” Imagine turning on the news one morning and … Continue reading →