Books

Another successful Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade in the books for Valdosta

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) – The annual Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade in Valdosta is back and this year it’s a little more special. The season of giving is here and the city of Valdosta along with the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) is spreading the love to more than 100 residents at Parkwood Developmental Center. The city of …

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Cedarville student publishes third murder mystery book

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A young author from Cedarville University is releasing her third murder mystery book next week. Shiloh Drake’s dream of being a published author has become a reality, and she plans to release her third book on Monday, Dec. 12, according to a university release. “Down Maple Lane,” to be published under …

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Madison Reading Project celebrates 100,000 books distributed this year

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A Madison nonprofit is celebrating a major milestone Thursday — 100,000 books distributed to area children. Madison Reading Project works to engage children of all ages in reading, from at home to in the classroom, to after school programs. The nonprofit said the 100,000th book is headed to the Boys & …

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Renowned authors rally around local author after disappointing book-signing

ASHTABULA, Ohio — A local author’s disappointing book signing has led to a cinderella story no one saw coming. Last weekend, author Chelsea Banning partnered with an Ashtabula-area bookstore, Pretty Good Books, for a book-signing event for her new novel, Of Crowns and Legends. As the event came and went, her excitement turned to dismay …

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“Chicken Soup for the Soul” Man Provides Great Inspiration for Biographer – In More Ways Than One

Mark Victor Hansen Relentless by Mitzi Perdue “Chicken Soup for the Soul” Man Provides Great Inspiration for Biographer – In More Ways Than One If author Mitzi Perdue is using the example of Mark Victor Hansen for a little inspiration, well, she’s come to the right place. It’s hard to find somebody who hasn’t heard …

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Rood & Riddle Releases New Book to Benefit Two Agencies

Delve into the stories of the Rood & Riddle veterinarians who have dedicated their lives to providing exceptional equine healthcare. Rood & Riddle has released their latest book, In Pursuit of Excellence: The Stories of Rood & Riddle Veterinarians, written by Chelsea Hackbarth. Chelsea is the News Editor at the Paulick Report, which allows her …

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Patti Smith returns to Marin with ‘A Book of Days,’ a window into her soul

The first time Patti Smith performed in Marin County she was a streetwise New York rocker in her late 20s touring with her band behind a sensational debut album, 1975’s “Horses,” which Rolling Stone would later hail as one of the greatest of all time. On the album’s cover is the now-iconic black and white …

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Florida education work group debates training for librarians

Some parents in Texas have successfully petitioned their local school districts to remove certain books from their libraries. (Dreamtime/TNS) Dreamstime TNS TALLAHASSEE With a Jan. 1 deadline looming, a state Department of Education work group is crafting training that all school-library workers must use in selecting books and other materials. But tension has simmered because …

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10 Movies Quentin Tarantino Recommends In His Book ‘Cinema Speculation’

Quentin Tarantino‘s Cinema Speculation is one of the best film books in years. Released in early November, it’s a collection of essays in which the director writes about his life, career, and movies in general. Each chapter revolves around one film, with Tarantino providing information about the people who made it, as well as his …

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