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My Book “Slices Of Life~ A Storyteller’s Diary”

It all started when I was 8 years old when my Mom gave me a diary with a lock on it for Christmas. I have been writing ever since, about everyone and everything. The written word is everything to me. Words are powerful. “Slices Of Life, A Storyteller’s Diary” came out in October, 2015 and Read more…

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Retired CT Superior Court Judge Is Writing Books

Clarence Jones was on the bench for 21 years in Connecticut as a Superior Court Trial Judge. He’s now retired and writing books, the first one of at least two, is called “Triumph.” It’s loosely based on some of the experiences he had hearing cases that involved the neglect and the abuse of children and Read more…

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At 16, Kyla LoPresti Is Already A Published Author

Kyla LoPresti of West Haven, Connecticut is an author of three books so far, three others are on the way, and she’s only 16 years old. She attends Notre Dame High School and writes her books for teenagers. All of this started when she was just 11 years old after a dream and she was compelled to write. Read more…

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The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum Is Opening!

The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum is a reality and you are invited to the Grand Opening in West Hartford, CT. Don’t worry if you cannot make the Grand Opening of The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum in West Hartford in two weeks; we will open on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment. Please be patient with Read more…

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A Round Of Golf To Support The Killingworth Library

Enjoy a Saturday Afternoon Golf Outing!…And Support the Library! The John P. Hine Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 6th at Quarry Ridge Golf Course in Portland.  The 18 holes at Quarry Ridge are spectacularly set among rolling hills and granite rock outcroppings, and overlook the Meshomasic State Forest and the Connecticut Read more…

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A Madison Thrift Shop That Gives Back

I am a sucker for tag and garage sales, thrift shops, antique shows, basements, attics, anywhere you can uncover treasures, especially when a purchase gives back. Such is the case with Act II Thrift Shop in Madison, Connecticut. It’s located at 170 Boston Post Road. Hours of operation  are Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. Read more…

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What’s Your State? Find Your Book

Well this is fun from Brooklyn Magazine. This article has found a book for you to read in every state, interesting read for Connecticut. Read your way through the country. HERE.

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Independent Book Stores In Connecticut

Connecticut Stores So many of these wonderful independent book stores are in the heart of our towns across the state, this is a book trail for you to follow to go see them and give them your business, to help keep them part of their communities. “Get Out Of Your Car” and go see Connecticut, Read more…

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The Davids And The Goliaths When It Comes To Books

This is just an excellent blog post when it comes to the battle of books in this modern age. The Goliaths, Amazon and big publishing houses who are under cutting the independent book stores that often anchor little towns across America including R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, Connecticut and how it is near impossible to Read more…

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35th Annual Library Fair ~ June 7

The 35th Annual Library Fair at Mystic and Noank Library. Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 9:30 – 2:30. Our Silent Auction closes at 2:00 p.m. We have thousands of books for sale, a White Elephant Sale, kids crafts and a scavenger hunt, food, fudge, live music – and TONS of old-fashioned fun! Please join us! The Book Read more…

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