4:18 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Book Nook: Gene Everlasting - A Contrary Farmer's Thoughts On Living Forever, by Gene Logsdon

Gene Logsdon has seen a lot of things during his 82 years on the planet.  He has written widely about the things he has observed and the things that he thinks about. A brief scan of some of his book titles will give you some sense of his range. Logsdon is the author of many books including these: "A Sanctuary of Trees," "Small-Scale Grain Raising," "The Pond Lovers," "Successful Berry Growing," and "Andrew Wyeth : A Portrait of Andrew Wyeth as Seen By His Friends and Neighbors."

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5:27 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Book Nook: The Tilted World, by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly

If you surveyed some passersby and asked them to name the most destructive river flood in American history most of them probably wouldn't know the right answer. It happened in 1927. The swollen Mississippi River had burst through the levee system. 27,000 square miles, an area 50 miles wide and 100 miles long was flooded and under as much as 30 feet of water.

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12:40 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Book Nook: Ever After, by Kim Harrison

Readers of urban fantasy and paranormal romance novels have been feasting on a plenitude of books recently.  Kim Harrison is the author of the sizzling hot series known as "The Hollows." Set in Cincinnati, these urban fantasies feature Rachel Morgan, a "witch-turned-daywalking-demon."

Harrison has invented her own unique mythology.  In this imagined world demons and elves once fought a war long ago that decimated their numbers.  They continue to deal with the consequences.

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