Longtime writer Linda Cardillo publishes a new book

LONGMEADOW – A new book by author Linda Cardillo is due out on June 27. titled “A place of refuge”” It is the fourth novel in the First Light series and focuses on a character readers may recognize, Izzy Monroe. Izzy first appears as a child in the second book and is later mentioned in … Read more

Romance novels to read this summer

You can read it on the beach. You can listen to them while walking your dog. You can download it to your phone and sneak in a few paragraphs at work because you’ve come to a scene So goodYou can’t leave it, even though you’re scheduled to go to your boss’s office for your annual … Read more

Lessons from the Men’s Hall and Eight Day Books in Kansas

Wichita, KS – The men’s hall fits the name, with meetings serving beer and cigars, an open bar, some sort of “men’s food” (like pizza) and plenty of chatter around a giant wooden table. But there are also evening prayers, icons, Bible readings, and lectures about authors whose pictures are hung on the walls. Names … Read more

Nothing Forbidden – Village Voice

“As a young New Yorker, it was all right in front of me. It was like a petri dish for humanity.” Ekaterina Gerby David Duchovny is part of America’s cultural zeitgeist, for his distinguished roles as FBI agent Fox Mulder, in unknown filesHank Moody, EN Californication. But what he says has eaten his soul is … Read more

43 years after the horror of Flight 191, siblings reunite with writers

By Bert Constable bconstable@dailyherald.com On Wednesday’s remembrance of the tragedy that killed their parents, siblings Melody Smith, Kim Jockle and Jim Purchers make their annual pilgrimage to the Flight 191 Memorial Wall in Lake Park in Des Plaines. The worst aviation accident in U.S. history, on May 25, 1979, killed 273 people, including Bill and … Read more

Bumbling spies feed on the chaos in the “Bad Guys”; Flying Adventure “Breathless” – Sun Sentinel

“Bad Actors” by Mick Heron. Soho Crime, 360 pages, $27.95 Bad actors abound in Mick Herron’s engaging spy series that revolves around the headquarters of the Slough House. These British spies are not very powerful secret agents and are looking for adrenaline to save the world. Bad Actors Mick Heron. (Soho Crime/Courtesy) Instead, these are … Read more

Humor, history and hope in adult authors chat

Five authors shared why and how they wrote their upcoming books — funny but embarrassing tales of racism, fictional short stories, a unique perspective on the civil rights movement, and open-minded Hollywood memoirs of millennials — on Wednesday Senior authors Chat at the American Book Fair. Sisters Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar start chatting with … Read more

Summer Book Events in Columbus: Margaret Atwood, Lewis Bayard

If you haven’t read Margaret AtwoodNow is the time to begin the story “The Handmaid’s Tale”, “The Blind Assassin” or “Alias ​​Grace”. After several delays due to the pandemic, the award-winning Canadian writer will finally appear in Columbus this summer. Local libraries and libraries also return to offering in-person author appearances. and popular Thurber House … Read more

New book explains why we need sharks and what their future looks like

Scientist Holly Booth is quoted as saying in Dr. David Schiffman’s new book, “Why Do Sharks Matter?” “The greatest threats to nature and biodiversity are driven by human choices and actions,” scientist … [+] Holly Booth is quoted as saying in Dr. David Schiffman’s new book, Why Sharks Matter. AFP via Getty Images Booth is … Read more