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Monthly Archives: March 2011

True Stories of the Ones That Didn’t Get Away
True Stories of the Ones That Didn’t Get Away

RIVER MONSTERS: True Stories of the Ones That Didn’t Get Away by Jeremy Wade The series and the book go where no natural history series has gone before. Because rivers and lakes are commonly turbid and murky, many creatures that … Continue reading

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Stories My Father Told Me
Stories My Father Told Me

In May, Abbeville will publish Stories My Father Told Me: Notes from “The Lyons Den” by Jeffrey Lyons. Check out some of the blurbs on this book! “These stories are wonderful! I saw Leonard Lyons on a lot of nights … Continue reading

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The God Question
The God Question

Divinity of Doubt: The God Question by #1 New York Times bestselling author Vincent Bugliosi A note from the author…. As some people already know, because of my background as a prosecutor, the underlying motif, as it were, of my many … Continue reading

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100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City
100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City

TRIANGLE David Von Drehle This week marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City. David Von Drehle, author of TRIANGLE: The Fire that Changed America, will be participating in events this week in New York … Continue reading

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Kirkus Reviews Loves Groundwood

We even got a star! Check out the March 15, 2011 edition of Kirkus Reviews for reviews on the following… A Star for Hound and Hare! Hound and Hare by Rotraut Susanne Berner 978-0-88899-987-0 Trade Cloth $18.95  ”…Hounds and hares … Continue reading

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Orange Prize for Fiction

  Good news, three of our authors have been longlisted for the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction!        Leila Aboulela LYRICS ALLEY (Grove Press, 978-0-8021-1951-3)        Aminatta Forna THE MEMORY OF LOVE (Atlantic Monthly Press, 978-0-8021-1965-0)        Kathleen Winter ANNABEL … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day!
Happy Pi Day!

Today is Pi Day. Today is the day to celebrate that funky symbol from Greece that means 3.14159… Since I have never been a good math student, I’ll probably celebrate by having some pi(e). (I can hear you all groaning … Continue reading

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Consumer Advocate Erin Brockovich Turns To Fiction In New Book ‘Rock Bottom’
Consumer Advocate Erin Brockovich Turns To Fiction In New Book ‘Rock Bottom’

  I read so much nonfiction it was a nice change and pleasure reading Rock Bottom.   While Erin maintains her passion and focus on protecting our local environment she and co-author CJ Lyons create a fun, fast paced, dramatic thriller. … Continue reading

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Animals Home Alone
Animals Home Alone

Have you ever wondered what your pets are up to when no one is home? Animals Home Alone, a new title from Seven Footer Press, shows us what those playful critters may be up to after you lock that door. … Continue reading

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When You Have to Say Goodbye
When You Have to Say Goodbye

My cat, Smokey, is a little old man–19 years, to be exact. I’ve only known him for 6 of these years, but he’s been with my husband from the beginning. Now, according to the vet, Smokey’s age is catching up … Continue reading

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