Monthly Archives: May 2014

R.I.P. Maya Angelou

Just moment ago I learned of the passing of Maya Angelou. The first time I'd heard about Maya Angelou was when she was given the title "America's Poet" by former President Bill Clinton. I immediately took interest in her poetry and found it to be profound yet calming. Over the years I have since come [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:25+00:00 May 28th, 2014|General Observations|1 Comment

Why Books Stink – Article by Michael Levin

I am sharing with you all an interesting article on the state of the publishing business by Michael Levin.  I'd love to hear your thoughts and comments.  - Marion   Why Books Stink - by Michael Levin (as published by The Huffington Post) Posted: 05/12/2014 4:58 pm EDT Updated: 05/13/2014 10:59 am EDT Print Article The dirty little [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:25+00:00 May 16th, 2014|General Observations|0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: The Villa by Nora Roberts

I don't normally shop in consignment stores but went with a friend and found myself drawn to the shelves of books. Recognizing THE VILLA by Nora Roberts as one of her books that I hadn't read, I brought it home and immediately found myself engrossed in the world of the Giambelli family and their wineries. [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:26+00:00 May 1st, 2014|Book Reviews|0 Comments