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From Appalachia to Scotland

Author Leah Weiss takes readers on a journey back to the 1970s to the fictional Baines Creek, a very remote mountain community in North Carolina, in her debut novel If the Creek Don’t Rise (2017). In this tiny corner of Appalachia, you are going to get to know ten characters very well.  So well in…

Mysteries To Solve

The month of September has managed to work its way into our lives right on time.  Every month of the year has its own personalities.  No two are alike.  The books reviewed for this month have mysteries to be solved.  Just like the months their similarities end there. A Study in Treason (2018) by Leonard…

Non-State Well Stated

STATES WELL STATED IS TAKING A VACATION THIS MONTH  Instead of my usual quirky (and somewhat snarky) facts about one our United States (in alphabetical order, so if you want to know about Wyoming, you’ve got a long wait ahead of you) – I am going where no Tanglewood-ian should go – politics.  No, really, it’s…

Have you tried it yet?

A wonderful new restaurant is out there.  Many of you already know about it but if you don’t, you need to get there! The Sandhill Grill is located at the Pinecrest Golf Club, 2250 Little Lake Bonnet Road in Avon Park. They have a great menu with interesting items!  For example, under “Chipshots” (appetizers) they…

Destination – Tahiti and Moorea

Tahiti! Adventures in Paradise starring Gardner McKay as Adam Troy! Oh yes, I remember it well. Perhaps that TV show lit the fire under my wanderlust! In 1996, my family and I traveled to Australia to bring home my daughter who was doing her semester abroad in Sydney. On our way home from Australia, we…

Two Mysteries To Solve

The month of September has managed to work its way into our lives right on time.  Every month of the year has its own personalities.  No two are alike.  The books reviewed for this month have mysteries to be solved.  Just like the months their similarities end there. A Study in Treason (2018) by Leonard…