They might be a little rat-bitten when you pulled them out again, but at least they’d be immediately to hand.

They landed in Kulukak and taxied the float plane to the dock.  The place was still shrouded in what seemed to be its perpetual cloak of mist.  No one was there to greet them, but then Liam hadn’t called to say they were coming.  He had confirmed with Charlene that there was no fishing period…

Read more They might be a little rat-bitten when you pulled them out again, but at least they’d be immediately to hand.

I would not hesitate to put this book in the hands of every teenager I know. They will every one of them see something of their own lives in it.

I don’t know what I expected when I chose this graphic novel from the HPL’s “Read 15 in ’15” list (http://www.cityofhomer-ak.gov/library…). I was just trying to make sure I had a title from as many of their categories as possible. The only other graphic novel I’ve ever read is Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis, and my takeaway…

Read more I would not hesitate to put this book in the hands of every teenager I know. They will every one of them see something of their own lives in it.

“They’re afraid she’s going to spend all their money on books for the Library.”

I traveled to Egypt in December 2019 to do research for my Eye of Isis novels, which are set in Alexandria in the time of Cleopatra. “It’s not about the sewers,” Apollodorus said. “They’re afraid she’s going to spend all their money on books for the Library, in particular books to replace the ones that…

Read more “They’re afraid she’s going to spend all their money on books for the Library.”

He had compounded this error by picking her up, seducing her and afterward indulging in pillow talk that drew connections between the vacations and a revision of the state’s subsurface mineral rights law being debated before the legislature the following day.

Joan Dunaway was a reporter for the News, and had been one since she and Wy had returned from Europe the year they graduated from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Wy with a degree in education and Jo with a degree in journalism.  She’d built up a reputation over the years for ferreting out bad…

Read more He had compounded this error by picking her up, seducing her and afterward indulging in pillow talk that drew connections between the vacations and a revision of the state’s subsurface mineral rights law being debated before the legislature the following day.

…a career in the Foreign Service looking down a very long nose at the Great Unwashed he was aiding the Empire in crushing beneath a British heel.

The picaresque story of a Persian Tom Jones, written by an Englishman with his tongue firmly in his cheek. Morier is determined to elicit the right kind of laughter from the right kind of reader in 1937 (as you might expect from an English gentleman with the middle name Justinian), to wit “Tell me, Mirza…

Read more …a career in the Foreign Service looking down a very long nose at the Great Unwashed he was aiding the Empire in crushing beneath a British heel.