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  • Shane Burcaw to sign memoir at Promenade Shops

    Shane Burcaw to sign memoir at Promenade Shops
    Blogger Shane Burcaw will be signing his memoir, "Laughing At My Nightmare" at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley. It's the first book for the wildly popular blogger, who has 500,000 followers on Tumblr and 6,000...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 19 Antiques fair The annual Howard County Historical Society Antiques Appraisal Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road in Ellicott City. All appraisals will be done by Todd...
  • Reader of the Week: Jackie Kuehl

    Reader of the Week: Jackie Kuehl
    Who I am Jackie Kuehl from Lemont. One unique thing about me When I was in grammar school, I read every Nancy Drew book written. I would sit on the couch on Saturday afternoons and blow through the books. Then I would write my own stories. Sad to...
  • Check It Out: Roping in the reluctant reader

    As a librarian, one of my favorite things to do is to recommend books to children. There is something exciting about connecting a young person with the perfect book. This is not as easy as it sounds. Everyone's tastes are different. Sometimes it is...
  • Book club shows, you can't judge a book by its reader

    Book club shows, you can't judge a book by its reader
    There's a new young adult book club in town. The only thing is, it's not for young adults. On the first Thursday of every month, Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse hosts "Adults Who Read YA," a book club for people who enjoy works similar to Suzanne...
  • Darcey Steinke's 'Sister Golden Hair' a winning tale of girlhood

    Darcey Steinke has published five novels and a memoir in the last 25 years (her first book came out in 1989 when she was 27). For all her apparent productivity, Steinke has been relatively quiet in recent years: It has been nearly a decade since her...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
  • London show holds up magnifying glass to Sherlock Holmes

    LONDON (Reuters) - How do you make an exhibition about a man who never existed? The Museum of London show on Sherlock Holmes, which opens on Oct. 17 after two years of preparation, acknowledges the conundrum with its title, "The Man Who Never Lived...
  • Review: 'Ready to Burst' by Franketienne

    Review: 'Ready to Burst' by Franketienne
    It's hard to read "Ready to Burst," first published in 1968 when the dictatorship of Fran├žois (Papa Doc) Duvalier was at its most vicious depths, and not weep bitter tears about Haiti today. In many ways the book feels as if it could have just been...
  • Young adult roundup: 'How It Went Down,' others

    Young adult roundup: 'How It Went Down,' others
    How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon, Henry Holt, $17.99, 326 pages, ages 14 and older Sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson was a good kid, or a dangerous gang member. He was a boy innocently walking home from the store with groceries, or he was an armed criminal...
  • Review: 'The Prince of Los Cocuyos' by Richard Blanco

    Review: 'The Prince of Los Cocuyos' by Richard Blanco
    One of life's great challenges is finding a home: not just a physical home, but a sense of being at home — at home in your culture, at home in your country, at home with the people you love, and — maybe most important — at home with...