Connecticut’s newest bookstore celebrated its grand opening this past weekend. They had the ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday. I stopped in on Saturday to have a browse and congratulate the owners, the mother and daughter duo of Karen Opper and… Read More ›
Have you heard of Fitz-Greene Halleck?
He was known as America’s Byron.
You’d think with a weighty title like that most English majors would know about him.
I hadn’t heard of him until I moved to Guilford, CT and started digging around in the library for some local literary history.
I recently visited Whitlock’s Book Barn with my Book Cougars buddy Emily. This was a first visit for both of us. Whitlock’s has been in business since 1948. Meg, the manager, told us a little history of the place. There’s… Read More ›
Lory of The Emerald City Book Review asked me to write a guest post on a New England library for her year long Reading New England challenge. Please HEAD OVER TO HER BLOG to check out my contribution featuring The… Read More ›