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Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Young adult novelist at Books & Company

Wisconsin-born author Elizabeth Eulberg’s newest YA novel, We Can Work It Out, is a sweet and emotionally satisfying tale about young relationships and the highs and lows of high school life. The second book in The Lonely Hearts Club series, We Can Work It Out centers around Penny Lane, an independent and
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Novelist Lesley Kagen at Boswell Book Co.

When 49-year-old Wisconsinite Tess Blessing receives an ominous cancer diagnosis, she decides it’s high time that she take control of her life and begin to accomplish her nagging “To Do” list items. Among her tasks to tackle are finding a way to come to the aid of her eating disorder
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

Milwaukee historian John Eastberg at Boswell

All good Milwaukeeans know that the Pabst family name is synonymous with world-famous beer, but few may know of Fred Pabst Jr.’s connection to the more agrarian pursuits of agriculture and livestock. In fact, Pabst purchased vast tracts of land near Oconomowoc, where he used sustainable
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Novelist Mark Slouka at Boswell

Mark Slouka’s new book entitled Brewster, for the upstate New York town where it takes place, is a memorable coming-of-age story of an unlikely high school friendship. It is the turbulent 1960s and 16-year-olds Jon Mosher and Ray Cappicciano, both from troubled homes, unexpectedly
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

MIAD graduate poses her feline in adorable pictures

Cat lovers, the wait is over. A zany new book of photography features a feisty feline named AC posing in an array of outrageous handmade costumes. The Best Cat Book Ever: Super-Amazing, 100% Awesome is Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design graduate Kate Funk’s first dive into
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Neuroscientist explores ‘The Emotional Life of Your Brain’

Dissecting everything from autism to depression, a groundbreaking new book entitled The Emotional Life of Your Brain provides an eye-opening look at how the brain works. UW-Madison neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson and science writer Sharon Begley demonstrate how a half-dozen
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Author F. Paul Wilson at Mystery One

Prolific science fiction, fantasy and horror author F. Paul Wilson is out with a new release that brings a shocking conclusion to the supernatural thriller series Repairman Jack. In Fear City, Wilson pens his eighteenth installment centered around many reader’s favorite serial character
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Finding courage to heal in Bret Anthony Johnston’s novel

It is summer in the swelteringly hot town of Southport, Texas, when the seemingly impossible happens. Young Justin Campbell, who disappeared four years earlier at the age of 12, is suddenly reunited with his family after a flea market vendor recognizes him from one of the countless
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Rethinking food at Boswell Book Co.

Organic farming has been recognized as safer, healthier and more sustainable, but consumers continue to question the merits of organic food at the grocery store. Are the higher prices worth the cost? Are organic products really better for us and the environment