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  • Sadie Robertson is beautiful inside and out
    Sadie Robertson is beautiful inside and out
    Asher Fogel wrote the November 3, 2014 US Weekly cover story about Sadie Robertson entitled, 'Tales of a Duck Daughter.' Sadie Robertson and her family members became famous ontheir popular A&E reality TV show Duck Dynasty. She is the...
  • My Prairie Cookbook
    Review: My Prairie Cookbook by Melissa Gilbert
    On the heels of the 40th anniversary of the Little House on the Prairie television show, book publisher Abrams Books has released the wonderful My Prairie Cookbook by Melissa Gilbert. Since the television series was based on the popular books by...
  • 'Naughty Kitty!' by Adam Stower: Clever and sweet picture book
    'Naughty Kitty!' by Adam Stower: Clever and sweet picture book
    Adam Stower's clever picture book, "Naughty Kitty" is clever before the reader even gets to the title page. The endpapers have clues that will help the reader solve the mystery that lurks in the corners of every page of this lovely...
  • Book Review: "Diamonds and Deceit" by Leila Rasheed
    Book Review: "Diamonds and Deceit" by Leila Rasheed
    The secrets, lies, scandals, romances, and intrigue of Somerton continue in "Diamonds and Deceit" by Leila Rasheed. This second novel in the series follows Ada, Rose, Georgina, Charlotte, Sebastian, and Michael, the young adults of...
  • The Aftermath
    'The Wives of Los Alamos' delivers a collective bang
    Tarashea Nesbit’s novel, “The Wives of Los Alamos” brings to life the fascinating and mysterious dawn of the nuclear era and the time that led up to the development and the launching of the two most infamous bombs, grossly dubbed...
  • 'Laura' Vera Caspary's masterpiece explored
    'Laura' Vera Caspary's masterpiece explored
    Classic movie fans are familiar with what many consider the quintessential big screen mystery, the 1944 film Laura. This picture, directed by Otto Preminger, and featuring an iconic cast that includes Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Clifton Webb, and...
  • Peter Steigerwald’s ‘The Zoo Hunters’ is a visually captivating story of family
    Peter Steigerwald’s ‘The Zoo Hunters’ is a visually captivating story of family
    If you have attended any Aspen Comics panel at any convention over the past few years you have heard about “The Zoo Hunters.” This book has been in development for awhile, a project by Aspen’s co-owner Peter Steigerwald where he...
  • Monster
    John Landis' monsters
    If you’re looking for a gory and gruesome book that is rich with movie history, check out John Landis’ “Monsters in the Movies: 100 Years of Cinematic Nightmares.” First published in 2011, this huge book is filled with the...
  • How to succeed using basic ethical standards
    How to succeed using basic ethical standards
    Glenn Beck, Larry King, Neil Cavuto and Wayne Reaud may seem like strange bedfellows that would contribute to a book written by one of the richest men in America. However it is because Jon M. Huntsman’s updated book, Winners Never Cheat...
  • 'Leaving Time' by Jodi Picoult
    Top five best selling hardcover fiction books of the week: October 2014
    As of today these are the top five bestselling hardcover fiction books according to The New York Times.1. “Leaving Time” – Jodi PicoultJenna Metcalf’s mother disappeared more than ten years ago after a tragic accident....
  • Interview with literary agent Kathleen Rushall
    Interview with literary agent Kathleen Rushall
    Kathleen Rushall is a agent with the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency. She represents writers for all age groups of children’s literature, including picture books (fiction and non-fiction), middle grade, and young adult novels. Kathleen also...
  • Cover art for 'Beautiful You'
    Review: Palahniuk delivers for fans in new novel and supporting tour
    Once upon a time in her New York Times review of Rant, Janet Maslin perfectly captured an image of Chuck Palahniuk’s fiercely devoted fanbase. “Mr. Palahniuk doesn’t write for tourists. He writes for hard-core devotees drawn to...
  • Top 5 Halloween classic books
    Top 5 Halloween classic books
    Halloween is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with classic books. Though horror and gothic mysteries are popular all year round, the end of October seems to be the best time to enjoy the scarier genres of literature. Here are some...
  • Halloween city
    10 of the greatest Halloween poems in the history of American literature
    According to pagan religions, when summer is ending here on earth, it’s just beginning in the Underworld.The word Samhain(pronounced "sow-en") originates from the Gaelic word 'Samhuin',and refers to the daylight portion of...
  • Mystery/Thriller 3x Reviews
    Mystery/Thriller 3x Reviews: 'The Monogram Murders,' 'You,' & 'Truth Be Told'
    Today, Hartford Books Examiner reviews three recent titles in mystery/thriller that are sure to provide you a few sleepless nights.In September, Sophie Hannah (England’s critically acclaimed author of psychological thrillers) published The...