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Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2017 Dec 13 - 9:16am

The evite went out quietly to some of Fort Worth’s most prominent West Siders: come to a private book signing Wednesday night by the virtually unknown Fort Worth novelist Landon Wallace, just releasing his second book, "The Election,"  a romance set against a Texas political...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Nov 16 - 4:04pm

Ah, love. A second chance. Oops, I mean third chance. Fourth? Well, who’s counting anyway? Disney may want us to think that their princesses are perfect, but no one is, especially when it comes to dating and relationships, says Donna Arp Weitzman, former mayor of Colleyville and author of...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Sep 29 - 9:39am

In efforts to reach the growing number of families and children residing in the “far north” neighborhoods of Fort Worth, the city council voted to buy a $1.5 million property, located at 4264 Golden Triangle Blvd., to open a new library. “Far north” Fort Worth makes up one-...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Jan 23 - 3:10pm

Did you know the Japanese bombed Texas in 1945? I didn’t either. Texas Obscurities by E.R. Bills is exactly what it sounds like—a concatenation of obscure, well-researched but short nonfiction newspaper stories he wrote dating back to 780 AD when the sophisticated Hasinai Caddo Indian...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2013 Dec 10 - 4:53pm

After a late lunch on Magnolia, I heard a couple of kids riding by on bikes say, “Wow! That’s a cool bus.” As I turned to look, I saw a restored school bus emblazoned with the word “WOW” in bright colors. Stepping aboard, the bus was jam-packed with famous literary...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Nov 14 - 2:57pm

an overview of our favorite best-sellers.

The Quest by Nelson DeMille $15.60 When it was first published in 1975, Nelson DeMille’s “first best book,” The Quest, had a paltry audience. The story introduced readers to the contemporary Ethiopian...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 26 - 12:01pm

An overview of our favorite best-sellers.

The Hit by David Baldacci $16.20 Award-winning author David Baldacci is returning to the best-seller list with his new work, The Hit. Known for fast-paced, page-turning espionage thrillers, Baldacci has perfected his formula for delivering visceral, and often sexual, action to readers in more...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jan 31 - 3:22pm

An overview of our favorite best-sellers.

Millie and Me by K.L. Corgliano illustrations by Gary Laronde $24.95 Millie and Me is the first in the series of K.L. Corgliano’s children’s books. It’s about a lively, redheaded girl and her love for horses, something in which most little girls can relate. Candace Cate,...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Dec 26 - 2:59pm

An overview of our favorite best-sellers

The Racketeer by John Grisham $28.95 Known as the master of the legal thriller, John Grisham’s recent book, The Racketeer, comprises the complexity and craftsmanship of his previous page-turners. When Judge Raymond Fawcett becomes the fifth active federal judge to be murdered, the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Nov 29 - 11:00am

J'Nell Pate makes the case of the military industry

Cowtown may be how we are known, but the booming defense industry in Fort Worth helped make the city what is it today. J’Nell Pate delved into local archives to tell the story of the military in our great city. Here, she sheds some light on putting together her extensive book. How did you go...

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