The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style

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“The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style” by Nelson George c.2014, William Morrow $27.99 / $34.99 Canada 256 pages They should have called you Super-Fly. Yep, that’s what you were, dancing in front of … [Read more...]

Stone Cold

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“Stone Cold” by C.J. Box c.2014, Putnam $26.95 / $31.00 Canada 371 pages Sometimes, you just can’t fit in. You stick out like a sore thumb, totally unable to melt into the crowd. You feel like you have a neon sign across your shoulders; one … [Read more...]

A Wanted Woman

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“A Wanted Woman” by Eric Jerome Dickey c.2014, Dutton $26.95 / $31.00 Canada 451 pages If there’s one thing you’ve learned in life, it’s that the Boy Scouts were right: Always Be Prepared. Look ahead and get ready for what’s next. Don’t … [Read more...]

Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day

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“Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day” by Sam Bennett c.2014, New World Library $15.95 / $19.95 Canada 219 pages You’re hoping someone has a match. That’s because you need a fire lit under your tail. … [Read more...]

The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living

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“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc. c.2014, DaCapo Lifelong Books $19.99 / $23.00 Canada 320 pages   Lately, it seems as though everything sets your teeth on edge. The neighbors are way too noisy. … [Read more...]

A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

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“A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power” by Jimmy Carter c.2014, Simon & Schuster $28.00 / $34.00 Canada 213 pages No Gurlz Allowed. Once upon a time, you might’ve seen a sign that said that, or hung one in spite. Girls … [Read more...]

Animal Shelter thanks Cub Scouts

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[slideshow_deploy id='1205'] To the Editor: A big thank you to Cub Scout Pack 640. As a project the group wanted to do something for the animals at the shelter. They collected food, treats, toys, brushes, collars and items for the animals. On … [Read more...]

Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

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“Handbook for an Unpredictable Life” by Rosie Perez c.2014, Crown Archetype $26.00 / $30.00 Canada 322 pages Having braces apparently wasn’t bad enough. You hated your tin grin, but that wasn’t as demoralizing as acne, which was nothing … [Read more...]

The Ogallala Road : A Memoir of Love and Reckoning

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“The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning” by Julene Bair c.2014, Viking $26.95 / $28.50 Canada 288 pages Tap, tap, tap. That’s all you’re thinking when you’re thirsty. A chilly glass, sparkly ice, and a fresh tap that requires little … [Read more...]

You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty

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“You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty” by Dave Barry c.2014, Putnam $26.95 / $31.00 Canada 224 pages You never wanted to grow up to be a zookeeper. And yet, your home is filled with wildlife: monkeys on the furniture. Hyenas watching TV. … [Read more...]