Happy publication day to Akashic Books, editor Amy Bloom, and all the fantastic writers who contributed to New Haven Noir! This is a solid collection of diverse noir stories, one that I highly recommend if you’re into noir, crime fiction… Read More ›
Lory of The Emerald City Book Review asked me to write a guest post on a New England library for her year long Reading New England challenge. Please HEAD OVER TO HER BLOG to check out my contribution featuring The… Read More ›
The (old) Otis Library 80 Broadway Norwich, CT Built by: Joseph Otis (July 1768-April 1854) Opened: 1850 Architectural style: Greek Revival The library opened with 250 volumes and over 1,000 subscribers. Hamlin B. Buckingham was the first librarian. By February… Read More ›
The Derby Library was built in 1902 and features the only gold leaf ceiling. A unique architectural gem.
A fall nip is finally in the air and the leaves are starting to change here in Connecticut. I love reading spooky stories in the fall (who doesn’t??) and was eagerly anticipating the release of Tricks and Treats, which was… Read More ›
I’ve driven past both the old Westbrook Library and the road to the new library many times in the two years we’ve lived on the shoreline, but this week was the first time I stopped in to check it out…. Read More ›
I’ve visited three libraries in Connecticut that have taken my breath away: The Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford, the Mystic & Noank Library in Mystic, and now the Norfolk Library. The other day I ventured up into the Northwest corner… Read More ›