The Romance Bookshelves—A Get Together and Look Who is on the A List

By Cathy Maxwell Several years ago, Sarah MacLean (yes, that Sarah MacLean, the one whose new book The Day of the Duchess will hit the shelves June 27th (you can find an excerpt here), wanted to start an online book club that celebrated all she loved about Romance. She called it the Old-School Romance Book … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves—A Get Together and Look Who is on the A List

The Fact of a Body and the Emotional Body of Law

We true crime fans are witnessing a huge upswing in the popularity of our favorite genre right now. For some, that means indulging in gruesome details of murder and mayhem (e.g. The Last Podcast on the Left). For others, that means examining the darkest elements of humanity in order to ensure the safety of each … Continue reading The Fact of a Body and the Emotional Body of Law

Here’s Johnny!!! Book Review: JOHNNY CARSON

Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin Reviewed by Steve(n) Johnny Carson's wit, sensibilities, and charisma shaped the comic landscape of his generation and directly inspired the creative minds that will propagate comedy for the indefinite future. Behind his nightly routine, however, was a deeply insecure and pathologically paranoid man caught wide-eyed in the spotlights of show … Continue reading Here’s Johnny!!! Book Review: JOHNNY CARSON

2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize Long List Announced!

The Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize Long List was announced last week, and there are a lot of great books included. We've already been buzzing about a few of them at the store and certainly don't envy the judges when it comes to picking one winner from the bunch! While we wait for the announcements of … Continue reading 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize Long List Announced!