This book has had great recommendations and widespread publicity. Nonetheless, some may imagine that it is political, religious, dull, or predictable. It is none of […]
Quiet and unassuming Susette Kelo believed in the American dream of home ownership. When her dream was achieved and she had restored her New London, CT. little […]
Jane Austen has been very popular for the past few years — the books have been made more so by the fact that there have been several movie adaptations of her titles and they have been enormously popular. One of the ways that authors show their admiration (and practice their writing skills) is by continuing the lives of her characters in their own books, thus allowing all of us to continue in the world that Austen created.
All you Southern novelists need to move over and make room for a bright new talent! Kathryn Stockett’s first novel, The Help: A Novel reveals […]
Most people love to eat and have cherished memories of meals they’ve shared over the years with friends and family. If you’ve ever read Peter Mayle, Frances Mayes or Carol Drinkwater, you know exactly what I mean. Their memoirs, while not technically in the culinary genre, all describe the planning and execution of those meals in a very personal way.
Richard Montanari, the talented American thriller writer, is even more popular in England and other European countries than he is in the United States. He’s often found […]
(Photo by Sean O’Flaherty courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Vacation season is upon us and many folks will be going to the beach or just lazing […]