Are you a 24/7 caregiver or do you know someone who is? If so, an Englewood resident has written a book that is well worth checking out. Donna Hutcherson, a retired Lemon Bay High School English teacher, is one of those caregivers who has been “Through the Fire,” as she refers to 24/7 caregiving...
BY BY CHRIS CAMERON | August 11, 2022 at 11:48 a.m.
Lucia Sartori is a young Italian woman living at home with her parents and four older brothers. She works as a seamstress in the Custom Department of the prestigious B. Altman's in New York. It is a "grand store covering an entire city block."
BY JILL WILLIAMS | July 30, 2009 at 12:15 p.m.
It seems there are enough books about finding happiness to fill an entire bookstore. Certainly there are enough to fill an entire section. Happiness is something people seek when they are unhappy, and they will look wherever they can to find it. Happiness, however, has different meanings to different people, …
BY JILL WILLIAMS | July 16, 2009 at 10:33 a.m.
This book is a cultural trip through the lives of two Nigerians, one in America, one in Nigeria. They both seek success and personal fulfillment, and achieve it, but with the sacrifice of their marriage. I don't think I've ever read anything quite like this book, and it is interesting …
BY JILL WILLIAMS | July 2, 2009 at 12:10 p.m.
The author visited many of his former classmates on the verge of attending their 10-year high school reunion. More importantly, he allowed the classmates chosen to reveal what their high school experiences said about their lives at the time, and what those experiences have contributed to their lives today.
BY JILL WILLIAMS | June 18, 2009 at 4:02 p.m.
It's the summer of 1951 and Tim and Bobby are eager to spend their last summer away from home before enlisting in the Air Force. The first time on their own, they lie about their ages and secure jobs as Bellboys at Hotel Grenville, on the New Jersey shore.
BY JILL WILLIAMS | June 5, 2009 at 11:06 a.m.
I'd seen this book and the author's picture everywhere. The entire town seemed to be reading it. In fact, our local library had a book club reading it together. It was the hottest craze on the Bookmobile. I gave in and checked out a copy. I'm really glad I did.
BY JILL WILLIAMS | May 22, 2009 at 10:12 a.m.
Leah's life changed when she was a young girl. Her beloved father was killed in a tragic accident, leaving her mother to raise her alone. Where Leah had once been cautious about who she hung around with in school, she became despondent after the death of her father, and started …
BY JILL WILLIAMS | May 7, 2009 at 5:02 p.m.
Queen of the Road: The True Tale of 47 States, 22,000 miles, 200 shoes, 2 cats, 1 poodle, a Husband, and a Bus with a Will of Its Own
What a great book! It has everything: action, adventure, pets, travel tips, and more. What it is really, though, is a love story. Not a very mushy one, but a beautiful one nonetheless. I cannot say why exactly I loved this book, but it was really a fun way to …
BY JILL WILLIAMS | April 27, 2009 at 8:16 a.m.
This booklet is written by one of our own Englewoodians. Betty Doyle has put together a personal account of Fred, a blue heron that befriended her (despite Joe) and then went missing.
BY JILL WILLIAMS | April 9, 2009 at 11:31 a.m.
This is a collection of short stories for children. As indicated by the title, it is the author's fifth book of children's stories. In this edition, we meet some very interesting animals, for most of the stories are told from an animal's point of view.
BY JILL WILLIAMS | March 26, 2009 at 1:02 p.m.
How does a person go from being a Presidential top aide to prison, to one of the most respected Christian leaders in the country? How does the man who greased the wheels of politics to make things happen become the founder of Prison Fellowship?
BY JILL WILLIAMS | March 12, 2009 at 8:30 a.m.
The 50's and 60's brought a new kind of comedian to the stage. This new group had a lot on their minds that didn't necessarily fit into the category "politically correct."
BY JILL WILLIAMS | March 3, 2009 at 11:36 a.m.
Cousins Anju and Sudha were once as close as sisters, sharing everything they did and using one another for support as they grew up in India. Whenever one was in trouble, they ran for the comforting arms of the other. They loved each other so much, they thought nothing could …
BY JILL WILLIAMS | February 12, 2009 at 10:29 a.m.
The San Francisco Bay area needed to find a water supply that would provide for the increasing demands as the city grew in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Many proposals were made, many close to home, but through some circumspect politics it was decided that a dam would be …
BY JILL WILLIAMS | January 29, 2009 at 2:12 p.m.