The Muses has been a landmark to readers throughout the region for 40+ years. Owned by a mother daughter team, Shirley Sprinkle and Kelly Treiber, readers could depend on their evaluations and recommendations about what to read. Someone working in the store has always read every book on their shelves.
Alas, independent bookstores such as theirs are disappearing.
The Muses will host a booksigning for my new book, MISS DOROTHY AND HER BOOKMOBILE…Continue
Added by Gloria Houston on February 13, 2011 at 11:31pm — No Comments
Pardon the pun!
Is anyone else having issues with the public perception of the intellectual rights to a given book as belonging to anyone who purchases a book or even checks a book out from a library to do with what a reader wishes?
I've spoken to other writers who have these issues arise because many readers do not realize that intellectual rights are exactly…Continue
Added by Gloria Houston on January 21, 2011 at 8:52pm — No Comments
Having a reviewer honor a book with an article is one of the best gifts an author can receive. On January 23, Pam Kelley, book review page editor at THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, will review my new book about my childhood librarian, Ms. Dorothy Thomas, founding librarian of the Avery Mitchell Yancey Regional Library System.
Illustrated by Susan Condi Lamb, illustrator of MY GREAT AUNT ARIZONA, the book pays tribute to a woman who influenced a generation of young--and…Continue
Added by Gloria Houston on January 18, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments
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