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 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 Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce and Conservation http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/feeding-wild-birds-america-culture-commerce-and-conservation <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>Bird enthusiasts will be tickled at holiday gifts of Feeding Wild Birds in America ($27.95). You, however, may have to endure their know-it-all-ness &mdash; unless you checkmate them by buying yourself a copy in self-defense.</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/feeding-wild-birds-america-culture-commerce-and-conservation" 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/feeding_wild_birds_in_america-cover.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/feeding-wild-birds-america-culture-commerce-and-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/feeding-wild-birds-america-culture-commerce-and-conservation#comments Books Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:00:20 +0000 bayweekly_master 30942 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Nightingale’s Song http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/nightingale%E2%80%99s-song <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>A story of Greek proportions</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> J. Alex Knoll </div> </div> </div> <p>Anyone who&rsquo;s visited Annapolis is familiar with the site of the white-uniformed Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy. But unless you&rsquo;re one of the 1,000 or so to graduate from the service academy each year, life behind its stone walls and iron fences is full of mystery like some secret society.</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/nightingale%E2%80%99s-song" 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/nightingalessong.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="128" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/nightingale%E2%80%99s-song" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/nightingale%E2%80%99s-song#comments Books Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:02:08 +0000 bayweekly_master 30594 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Intimate Bond: How ­Animals Shaped Human History http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/intimate-bond-how-%C2%ADanimals-shaped-human-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Interspecies relationships have shaped history</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> Diane Burt </div> </div> </div> <p>Brian Fagan, anthropologist and scholar (professor at the University of California Santa Barbara), is the author of this and other interesting and deeply researched books in the field of archeology. The complexity of relationships in his family menagerie inspired&nbsp;The Intimate Bond&rsquo;s history of how humans and animals have interacted from the Ice Age to modern times.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Interspecies relationships have shaped history as, for example, subsistence farming of meat animals gave rise to the first large human settlements, our cities.</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/intimate-bond-how-%C2%ADanimals-shaped-human-history" 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/the_intimate_bond.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="151" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/intimate-bond-how-%C2%ADanimals-shaped-human-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/books/article/intimate-bond-how-%C2%ADanimals-shaped-human-history#comments Books Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:00:52 +0000 bayweekly_master 29063 at http://www.bayweekly.com