Friday, February 23, 2007

People's Picks

The March 5 issue of People magazine has a section called Picks & Pans on page 49. The following books have been rated 3 or 3 1/2 stars out of a possible 4:

Man Gone Down by Michael Thomas

Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky

All Saints by Liam Callanan

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

The Secret King: Joseph Hillstrom King

The secret is out! Joe Hill author of Heart-Shaped Box is the son of Stephen King and his real name is Joseph Hillstrom King. Read More.

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Historical Fiction

USA Today featured Historical Fiction recently. Link Here for reviews on The Welsh Girl , In the Last Blue, Patriot Hearts, and Charity Girl.

Friday, February 09, 2007

Gwen Roland: Original "Survivor" and "Simple Life" participant

Coming soon to Waycross College is Gwen Carpenter Roland who wrote about her experiences leaving civilization and living in a houseboat in the 1970's on the Atchafalaya River Basin Swamp. And imagine she did it without any expectation of an enormous monetary prize as is offered by the TV program Survivor. She and her friend Calvin voluntarily lived a simple life, for more than eight years, in the swamp.

Book Clubbers Charlotte and Lynn have been in contact with Gwen. She now lives right here in the state of Georgia. Watch out for news on her visit on April 2.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

James Patterson Entertainment

This was an interesting article in USA TODAY on one of the most prolific writers in the USA today, James Patterson. His latest book is Step On A Crack, written with Michael Ledwidge.

Link here and read an excerpt.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007