Book Review
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Schmitty the Weather Dog came to Tiverton’s Public Library with author Elly McGuire and her weatherman fiancé, Meteorologist Ron to teach the kids of Tiverton about the science of meteorology last … more
Spring is here on the calendar (May 2); but, not on the ground yet. I received some plants in the mail weeks ago with a note saying it’s the perfect time to plant them. Tell that to the … more
Tina Egnoski has lived in Barrington since 1992, but Florida remains in her bones. Egnoski, who grew up in Melborne and attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, returned to her home state … more
On Thursday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m., author Heidi Chiavaroli will visit Barrington Books at 184 County Road for a discussion and signing of her debut novel, Freedom's Ring. Described as a “time … more
NOTE: This review dates from September, but wasn’t posted online until January. It’s been a while since my last book review because I decided to spend the summer reading all the books … more
Colder weather brought indoor reading again. It’s not the same as reading outdoors overlooking the garden, but it has its own charms. Now, I curl up (usually with a cat on my lap) with a cup of … more
Despite being relatively mild, the winter seems to be dragging on. Probably a combination of so many gray days and the teasing warmer days recently — even though there’s as much as a … more
Summer brings more reading time as the days grow longer (and warmer finally). Here are some ideas for your summer reading list.“The Women in the Castle” (2017) by Jessica Shattuck is … more
Fall has arrived and the days grow shorter. Reading will soon move indoors for the winter. But, there are still some wonderful afternoons to sit outside and catch the last warm, sunny days. … more
Two quotes fill the first page of Peter Johnson's newest book. The first quote is from Jacob Marley: "Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and … more
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