March 24, 2023

Anne – Part 32

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson “You mean that I am dull?” “There goes Père Michaux,” said the half-breeds, as the broad sail of his boat went gleaming by in the summer night, or the sound of his sledge bells came through their closed doors; “he has been to see the […]

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson “Hounds of Satan” With a fiercely delivered and eloquent selection from the strong expressions current in the Paris of his youth, the little cook made his way through the snarling throng of yellow backs and legs, and emptied his pan of fragments on the snow […]

Anne Part 30 “Old Pierre detested dogs, yet always fed them”

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson / Anne Part 30     “Old Pierre detested dogs, yet always fed them” The good priest was surprised and touched to see the tears of the little man, stained, weazened, and worn with travel and grief; he took him over to the hermitage in his sharp-pointed […]

Author describes how volunteering after 9/11 disaster changed her life

When the World Trade Centre collapsed, Alison Thompson’s life changed forever. Up until that point in time Ms. Thompson had been a successful Investment banker. But when 23 of her friends died in the Twin Towers, she just knew she couldn’t turn away – she had to help. During a recent book signing event at […]

Psychic medium Jeffrey Wands’ six keys to mastering the art of living

Internationally renowned psychic medium, popular radio host and author, Jeffrey Wands will be appearing at Books & Books for a discussion and signing of his latest book, Knock and the Door Will Open: 6 Keys to Mastering the Art of Living. This free event on Friday, July 22 at 7pm is part of the bookstore’s […]

“Anne” and Constance Fenimore Woolson

Constance Fenimore Woolson was an American novelist and short story writer who was born in Claremont, New Hampshire on March 5th, 1840. She travelled extensively through the midwestern and northeastern regions of the USA during her childhood and young adulthood. After her father died in 1869, Constance began to publish fiction and essays in magazines […]

Continuing our abridged serialization of Kathleen Bodden-Harris’ book “Quest on the Marl Road”

Part 47 A New Beginning Almost immediately, she answered him. “I don’t think we could find any finer place to live.  The neighbors are so great and they literally look out for you.”  She paused as she considered her feelings for him.  Her warm admiration was evolving to a deeper affection.  “I would love to […]