I’ve always had a fascination with the mafia. There was a period in my life where I read every mob biography I could find and watched all the classic movies. I also like reading biographies. So it fascinates me .
For most of the ‘Daughter of Albion,’ Ailia, the title character, doesn’t know who she is. She grew up an orphan left on a doorstep, and spent her youth working in the kitchen of the “tribequeen.” Home is a .
This spring, Manhattan Library Association will partner with the Kansas Humanities Council to bring a series of Book Talk discussions to Manhattan, with experts helping to immerse readers in captivating stories. This spring’s topic is “Contemporary Immigration.” America is .
Mankind has always looked to the stars for signs of alien life. But what if the signs we seek aren’t encoded in the sky, but buried beneath our feet? “Sleeping Giants” opens innocently enough — a young girl is taking .
While dinosaurs may not be on everyone’s list of curiosities, these prehistoric creatures generate lots of interest, discussion and debate among many others. And the discoveries of fossils in all parts of the world continue to grow at an .
Not many novels are set in Kalkaska, Michigan. It’s a small town, a village, really, of about 2,000 residents in the northern part of the state. The area offers other small towns as well as forests and farmland, streams, rivers .
Say Italy, and people think beautiful women (ala Sophia Loren), great food, and romance. Oh, and one more thing, mystery. Mysteries by Italian authors, or taking place in Italy, have all the pleasant things one associates with Italy, plus a .
‘China Rich Girlfriend,’ authored by Kevin Kwan, is his second novel, following his bestselling Crazy Rich Asians, where he introduced readers to the moneyed elite of Singapore, China, and Hong Kong. Crazy Rich Asians received critical acclaim, and his second .
Although HBO’s wildly popular “Game of Thrones” TV series (and the original books it is based on) may be a fantasy, it’s no idyllic fairy tale — rather, it’s a world filled with violence,betrayal, political maneuvering, family .
Never been into comics? Don’t worry—I wasn’t, either. I’d always felt there was a barrier between me and comics, like you had to be part of an “in club” to understand them, and there was no .
K-State’s environmental educator is giving schools, teachers and librarians copies of ‘The Autumn Calf,’ an educational children’s book about a tiny bison calf and the tallgrass prairie ecosystem. ‘The Autumn Calf’ is a true story about a newborn .
When I initially picked up Moscow Nights from the library’s “New” section, I had my doubts. I was staring at a fairly long book about a Texas piano player named Van Cliburn. I was concerned it would turn out .
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