At first glance, Chris Wilson’s book “The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose” looks like a straightforward inspirational story of how one man was able to overcome his circumstances and past misdeeds to achieve success. But it is much more. Wilson’s ability to ex…
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Given the influx of "Girl/Woman in the (you fill in the blank) books," I was anxious to read a mystery not built around a dysfunctional woman.
Arcadia Publishing is known for extensively-illustrated books celebrating the history of places, people and cultural institutions. A welcome addition to their “Images of America” series is “Forest Park” by West End Word Editor-in-Chief Don Corrigan and journalist Holly Shanks.
The rain was heavy now and the hem of her dress was splattered with mud. She'd have to hide it afterwards; no one could know that she'd been out.
“Bettyville” is George Hodgman’s quirky memoir about moving from New York City to his small hometown to care for his aging mother. Hodgman’s story is funny and touching, full of details specific to his own family as well as insights relevant to all.
I had no real interest in reading Harper Lee's "Go Set A Watchman" until my book club chose it, and since I was hostess and had to lead the discussion, I felt it incumbent upon me to read it.
At age 22, Cheryl Strayed lost her mother to cancer. Her mother was just 44.
Tony La Russa was ready to retire in 2010. After 33 seasons managing Major League Baseball, and as the third winningist baseball manager in history, he felt he had given all he had and now was the time to bow out. But at the end of that season, he was unsatisfied with the 2010 year and did n…