Hannah Ens Contributing writer The Wood is dark. The Wood is dangerous. The Wood is corrupt, and above all else, vengeful. Its fruit and water are contaminated. Strange, brutal creatures drag innocents in and creep out to destroy crops and .
New to the library is a nonfiction book that speaks of unbelievable determination and courage. Author Cara Brookins wrote the book to chronicle an experience she shared with her four children. “Rise: How a House Built a Family” is an .
Robin Farrell Edmunds Contributing writer Laura Blacklock, a writer for a British travel magazine, has just landed the plum assignment she’s waited her entire career for. She’s one of only a handful of press members covering the maiden .
It would be easy to dismiss “The One Man” as just another novel about Auschwitz. But that would be improper for a couple of reasons, the first of which is that it’s hard to imagine dismissing anything that has .
Aaron Pauls Contributing writer The life of people in espionage is often romanticized, notably in the popular James Bond films. The life of the real people who trade in secrets and lies is very different, a fact “Adolfo Kaminsky” gives .
A post-apocalyptic story at its finest, “The Walking Dead” tells the story of sheriff ’s deputy Rick Grimes, after he wakes from a coma to find the world infested with “walkers.” Survival becomes tantamount to Rick and the people he .
Hannah Ens Contributing writer Sarah can’t draw anymore. She can’t pin down a single cause; all she knows is that she arrives in class one day and can’t bring herself to create anything. Is it something the .
It always seems a tumultuous time when raising children and dealing with family life, but somehow we do muddle through. In “Been There, Done That: Family Wisdom for Modern Times,” one power couple share their thoughts and experience on the .
After a lifetime of extensive reading I am always quite pleased to find a new, promising mystery series — as seen in “A Rising Man,” by Abir Mukherjee. Born in London, Mukherjee was raised in western Scotland, returned to work in .
I am an unabashed fan of self-help books. What better way to spend your time than by improving yourself and your life? Here are a few of my favorite self-help books that are guaranteed not to bore you with platitudes. .
When I picked up a copy of “Memories” by Lang Leav, I had no idea how I would react to her poetry and prose. Once I started reading her collection, I noticed how many of her words hurt. Her sorrow .
Four members of the Kansas State University music faculty joined forces Friday evening, January 27, to offer a nearly full-house library Hemisphere Room audience a varied sampling of the chamber works of the American composer Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (1867-1944). Billed .
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