Book Corner

‘Poor Will’s Almanack for 2021’ offers ultimate guide to nature

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Poor Will’s Almanack for 2021,” by Bill Felker, features descriptions of the 48 seasons of the year, the weather systems...

Exciting new book series delves into ancient mystery

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer Graham Newsdon has come across a puzzling communication that sends him on a journey to unravel a litany of secrets...

‘Los Angeles Reinvented’ shows city’s booming innovation scene

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Los Angeles Reinvented,” by Jodie Hopperton, recognizes Los Angeles as a booming city of innovation and chronicles the compelling stories...

New book offers stories from perspective of children

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells “Long Tales for Short Tails: Lancie’s Lessons by Letter & Tales 4 Through 7,” by serial storyteller Duane Lance Filer, is...

Actor offers advice in guidebook ‘How to Go from Extra to Actor’

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “How to Go from Extra to Actor: The aspiring actor’s guide to stardom,” by actor Ro Brooks, is an essential...

Author searches for ways to relate pain in new book

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells “If My Vagina Could Talk” by Lyndia Lipscomb with Destiny De La Rosa, Tricia Wolak, Rebecca Rockingham and Kimberley Grimes tells...

‘I am Rockstar’ sends readers on a journey toward success

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “I am a Rockstar: An Expert Guide to Success,” by Uma Vanka, is a new success guide that offers readers...

BOOK CORNER: Cartoon-style book shares substitute teaching journeys

By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Mrs. White’s Sub Snips” by Laura Moss White is a funny, new, cartoon-style book based on the author’s real-life journey as...

New book offers tools to aid in conversations around race

BOOK CORNER By Marissa Wells Contributing Writer “Nobody Wants to Talk About It: Race, Identity and The Difficulties in Forging Meaningful Conversations,” by Michael Sidney Fosberg, chronicles...

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