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Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011
A new compilation of essays by some of today's most renowned humorists celebrates the unrivaled bonds that exist between dog lovers and their furry, four-legged friends. To go with a memorable title, I'm Not the Biggest Bitch in This Relationship...
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011

Next Chapter Bookshop hosts release party

Lesley Kagen looks to build on the phenomenal success of her 2007 novel, Whistling in the Dark, with the sequel Good Graces. The second book again features a captivating, locally based...
Monday, Aug. 8, 2011

Gregg Hurwitz to sign copies of latest thriller

Mike Wingate, a young man with a murky past, is at the center of a new thriller by best-selling author Gregg Hurwitz. You're Next is a heart-wrenching adventure that opens with a chilling scene of 4-year-old Mike being abandoned by his father at an unfamiliar playground, setting the stage for the tale's page-turning suspense...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Book Review

Every family has a history worth chronicling, and John Schissler Jr., a self-published author and retired Milwaukee Public Schools teacher, has spent decades researching his clan's narrative during and after World War II, culminating in the autobiography Passage: The Making of an American Family...
Monday, July 18, 2011

Boyd Morrison to visit Mystery One Bookstore

An international mystery by thrill-writer Boyd Morrison blends explosive, fast-paced 21st-century exploits with centuries-old intrigue. The Vault begins with an exhilarating high-stakes robbery that leaves all but one conspirator dead. The sole survivor takes possession of a 2,000-year-old Greek manuscript penned...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Milwaukee's Calderone-Stewart to appear at Boswell

In Lisa-Marie Calderone-Stewart's Made to Write, 51-year-old Nellie Massa decides to enter a religious order. First, however, she must reflect on her life through correspondence...
Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Rebecca Makkai discusses debut novel at Next Chapter

Book lovers are sure to savor The Borrower, the debut novel by Chicago writer Rebecca Makkai. Main character Lucy is a children's librarian who delights in recommending just the right book and whose intelligent speech is peppered with literary references. But this discontented 26-year-old woman didn't...