Book Review - "Though Not Dead" by Dana Stabenow

"Though Not Dead" is the 18th book by Alaskan native Dana Stabenow featuring Kate Shugak.  If you like mysteries, especially those who feature a main character who grows through her experiences, you can't get better than this series, set in Alaska with Kate, a trained investigator who battles her past, her Aleut Native heritage and murderers aplenty.  In recent books, Kate has mellowed and come to terms, mostly, with the machinations of her dead Emaa (grandmother) and her Aunties, who are living legends in the Park, a generi

Book Review - Cassandra & Jane

Those of us who love Jane Austen are frustrated that our beloved authoress only wrote six complete novels.  However, with access to the Internet, you can quickly discover the world of fan fiction, books written by fans that involve the characters of Jane's novels.  Biographies of Jane also abound, and, as an avid "Janeite," I have read more than my share.  So I was cautious about approaching the book, "Cassandra & Jane," by Jill Pitkeathley.  It's non-abashedly fiction, but surprisingly accurate, filling in the facts with fictional dialogue between the sisters, while

Jane Austen Book & Movie Club to Discuss "Drums of Autumn" by Diana Gabaldon

The Jane Austen Book & Movie Club will be discussing "Drums of Autumn," the fourth book in the "Outlander" series by Diana Gabaldon for our next meeting on April 14th.  We will meet in the International Room at 6:00 pm in the Carnegie Building, 244 W. Michigan Ave.

DVD's - Upcoming and Current Releases - March, 2011

DVD's - Upcoming & Current Releases

March 3/2011                                                           Jane M.

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