Truman Capote's heartbreaking short story, "A Christmas Memory," is a perennial favorite around this time of year, and Jill McCorkle --- author of GOING AWAY SHOES --- explains why she's given countless copies as holiday presents over the years.
Newt Gingrich, who recently co-authored TO TRY MEN’S SOULS: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom, details his nearly impossible Christmas wish for a literary rarity in a story that ends in a true holiday fashion
Suzan Colón, author of CHERRIES IN WINTER, thinks back to the special relationship she shared with her grandfather, and the parallels between her own life and that of Johanna Spyri's titular character, HEIDI.
This evening, Holly Goddard Jones --- author of GIRL TROUBLE: Stories --- traces her reverence for the written word back to one childhood Christmas, and the life lessons learned from the unforgettable presents she received.
Tell us your current reading recommendations with your comments and a rating of 1 to 5 stars. During the contest period from April 18th to May 9th, FIVE lucky readers each will be randomly chosen to win a copy of CHESTNUT STREET by Maeve Binchy, THE GIRL WHO SAVED THE KING OF SWEDEN by Jonas Jonasson, and NATCHEZ BURNING by Greg Iles.
We made it through the winter, and we’re finally looking at some vaguely spring-like weather, which means two things: that outside is not just a hellish state you have to bear to get from one warm room to another, and that “Game of Thrones” is finally back. So put your heavy coats in storage because spring is coming, and so are plenty of great books on screen!