Books http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/feed/arts-and-culture/books en Love Will See You Through http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/love-will-see-you-through <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Connecting communities through King and art</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Marilyn Lee Recknor </div> </div> </div> <p>Dr. Martin Luther King&rsquo;s message will see you through any month of the year, as readers young and old will learn in Love Will See You Through. In it, King&rsquo;s niece, Angela Farris Watkins, draws six principles the civil rights leader followed as he promoted peace and non-violence.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/love-will-see-you-through" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/love_will_see_you_through.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/love-will-see-you-through" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/love-will-see-you-through#comments Books Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:57:04 +0000 bayweekly_master 27136 at http://www.bayweekly.com Today’s Library Is Like Alice’s Restaurant http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You can get (most) anything you want &mdash; even a good book</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>If the medium is the message, then there&rsquo;s more to be learned from Calvert Library&rsquo;s huge festival of local authors than you&rsquo;ll read in this week&rsquo;s feature story, The Writers Next Door.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Your neighbor may have written just the one for you, I say, introducing 33 authors and their latest (or favorite) books. These are quick introductions, the literary equivalent of speed dating, with a life compressed into one sentence and a plot into another. At the May 31 festival, you&rsquo;ll meet even more authors from 9:30 am to 4pm.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/writing_artwork-052914.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="64" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/today%E2%80%99s-library-alice%E2%80%99s-restaurant#comments Letter from the Editor Books Places Thu, 29 May 2014 18:28:45 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 22413 at http://www.bayweekly.com Local Artist Paints in Words http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/local-artist-paints-words <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-style: normal;">Michael Bell&rsquo;s new book explores life as teacher, artist and parent</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Michael Bell is no stranger to success. The Southern High School arts department chair and celebrity artist has catapulted the school&rsquo;s art program into the national spotlight over the last 22 years, winning major awards annually and transforming the lives of his students.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/local-artist-paints-words" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/MichaelBell.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="150" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Author and teacher, Michael Bell. Below: Tony Acevedo, Arthur Neal and coach Autumn Wolf of Kicked Up ­Fitness with the young boxer “Lil’ C”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/local-artist-paints-words" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/local-artist-paints-words#comments Books Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:12:01 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39982 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Reader: Surfer Dude: The Legendary Stallion of Chincoteague http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/reader-surfer-dude-legendary-stallion-chincoteague <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A well-illustrated biography of a well-known horse</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Audrey Broomfield &amp; Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;As a young girl, Audrey writes, I was so enamored with the Misty of Chincoteague series that as an adult I named my dog Misty. Marguerite Henry opened up a whole new world to me. I loved how she gave Misty just enough humanizing characteristics to make her relatable while still leaving her a horse.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; So I opened Surfer Dude anticipating the thrill of reading another story about Chincoteague ponies.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/reader-surfer-dude-legendary-stallion-chincoteague" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/SurferDude-cover%20copy.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="141" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/reader-surfer-dude-legendary-stallion-chincoteague" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/reader-surfer-dude-legendary-stallion-chincoteague#comments Books Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:07:03 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39454 at http://www.bayweekly.com Natural ­Wonders of Assateague Island http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/natural-%C2%ADwonders-assateague-island <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Through his lens and words, Mark Hendricks captures rare moments with elusive creatures</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Assateague Island, that 37-mile barrier island where the Atlantic Ocean meets our Eastern Shore, is a place I love to be. Having toddled around Key West in my earliest years, I love ocean, beach and island, and Assateague gives me all three. As a four-season repeat visitor, I thought I knew Assateague fairly well.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/natural-%C2%ADwonders-assateague-island" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Natural%20Wonders%20of%20Assateague%20Island.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="71" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/natural-%C2%ADwonders-assateague-island" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/natural-%C2%ADwonders-assateague-island#comments Books Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:03:54 +0000 bayweekly_master 39256 at http://www.bayweekly.com How to Write Your Own Love Story http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/how-write-your-own-love-story <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Tips from a local romance novelist</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <p>When Cupid flings his arrows next week, will love be in the cards for you? It can be, if you make his arrows your pen and write your own love story.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Romance novels are hugely popular, according to the Romance Writers of America Association. Certainly for self-publishers that&rsquo;s true, as 40 percent of the e-book market share on Amazon is romances. Among mass-market paperbacks, romances are top earners.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/how-write-your-own-love-story" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/LauraKaye-book-signing-table.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="65" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/how-write-your-own-love-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/how-write-your-own-love-story#comments Books News People Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:51:02 +0000 bayweekly_master 36803 at http://www.bayweekly.com Memoirs of a Main Street Boy, by Ralph Crosby http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/memoirs-main-street-boy-ralph-crosby <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Memory is a timeless place</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>The most important story in the world is one you know best: your own.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Lifelong Annapolitan Ralph Crosby tells his in Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/memoirs-main-street-boy-ralph-crosby" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Ralph-Crosby-book.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="149" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/memoirs-main-street-boy-ralph-crosby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/memoirs-main-street-boy-ralph-crosby#comments Books Tue, 29 Nov 2016 02:09:07 +0000 bayweekly_master 35825 at http://www.bayweekly.com This Library’s Always Open http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/library%E2%80%99s-always-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Take a book, leave a book</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Little Free Library at 9100 Greenwood Ave. in North Beach joins some 36,000 front-yard book-lenders in 70 countries, from Iceland to Tasmania to Australia.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Library stewards Gary Stevens and Meredith Allen have stocked their Little Free Library with a variety of used books for readers of all ages to take a book and leave a book.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/library%E2%80%99s-always-open" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/LittleYellowLibrary-082516.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="119" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Little Free librarians Gary Stevens and Meredith Allen. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/library%E2%80%99s-always-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/library%E2%80%99s-always-open#comments Books News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:42:53 +0000 bayweekly_master 34506 at http://www.bayweekly.com What’s a ­Mother For? http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/what%E2%80%99s-%C2%ADmother <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Are you edging closer to marking this Mother&rsquo;s Day with your own words?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Perhaps local writer Janice Lynch Schuster of Edgewater can push you over the edge.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;For her mother, in memory of her grandmothers &mdash; and in appreciation of the many acts of motherhood &mdash; she has combined 17 quatrains &mdash; stanzas of four lines &mdash;&nbsp;into a poem-book, What Are Mothers For?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The simple quatrains stretch from birth to motherhood, beginning with</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/what%E2%80%99s-%C2%ADmother" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/What%20are%20Mothers%20For.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="99" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/what%E2%80%99s-%C2%ADmother" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/what%E2%80%99s-%C2%ADmother#comments Books Tue, 10 May 2016 21:57:45 +0000 bayweekly_master 32751 at http://www.bayweekly.com Go Clean, Sexy You, by Lisa Consiglio Ryan http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/go-clean-sexy-you-lisa-consiglio-ryan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Part diet book, part motivational self-help</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <p>After years of dieting and illnesses, Annapolitan Lisa Consiglio Ryan brought her body back in balance with health coaching and a new diet of plant-based, gluten-free meals.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;A former educator, Ryan is now a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and has created her own company, Whole Health Designs. Go Clean is the result of her advice and guidance to clients. Part diet book, part motivational self-help, Go Clean offers recipes and shopping tips for every season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/books/article/go-clean-sexy-you-lisa-consiglio-ryan" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/go_clean_sexy_you.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="124" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/go-clean-sexy-you-lisa-consiglio-ryan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/go-clean-sexy-you-lisa-consiglio-ryan#comments Books Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:00:47 +0000 bayweekly_master 31460 at http://www.bayweekly.com