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  • Release of Local Children’s Book

    Carollynn Lopez has published her first book, Livingston’s Tales: The Beginning, with illustrations by 102-year-old Scandia Village resident Florence Thoms. The work is based on Lopez’s family and set in her childhood home. Having just moved to a small town in Illinois from the big city of Orlando, Kel has yet to make friends. To […]

  • Write On Conference on Getting Published

    Write On, Door County has launched a new, two-day conference to help aspiring writers get their work into print. Award-winning authors, editors, publishers and agents will be among the many presenters at the Writing on the Door: Paths to Publication Conference, April 12-13. “Writing is hard, but getting published is even harder,” said Write On, […]

  • Bestseller List: March 8, 2019

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens2. Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James3. Devotions by Mary Oliver4. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles5. Circe by Madeline Miller HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. Educated by Tara Westover2. Becoming by Michelle Obama3. The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror […]

  • Book Club Anniversary

    The Pine Crest Book Club recently celebrated its eighth anniversary. Since the group’s first meeting in November 2010, it has met every third Tuesday of the month. Current members are Ann Jerdee, Helen VanAkkeren, Helen Jane Anschutz, Dianne Benishek, Delane Jome, Lorraine Bremer, Dorrie DeNoto and Jane Combs. The book club began when a Pine […]

  • Bestseller List: March 1, 2019

    TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION1. The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin2. Less by Andrew Sean Greer3. The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff4. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris5. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 1. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann2. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo3. Sapiens by […]

  • Review: ‘The President Is Missing’

    Bill Clinton and James Patterson, 528 pages, Little, Brown and Company and Knopf, 2018 It is not unusual for an American president to write a book, either before or after his presidency. Theodore Roosevelt, in fact, was a professional writer before he became president, and John F. Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for Profiles in […]

  • Bestseller List: Feb. 22, 2019

    HARDCOVER FICTION1. Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens3. There There by Tommy Orange4. Devotions by Mary Oliver5. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng HARDCOVER NONFICTION1. Educated by Tara Westover2. Becoming by Michelle Obama3. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo4. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: […]

  • Announcing the 2019 Hal Prize Judges

    The Peninsula Pulse newspaper is pleased to announce the judges of the 2019 Hal Prize contest in poetry, prose and photography. They are photographer Tytia Habing; author, educator and artist Thomas Pecore Weso; poet Ira Sukrungruang; and novelist Cynthia Swanson. Conducted annually since 1998, the Peninsula Pulse’s Hal Prize seeks to encourage and honor artistic […]

  • Bestseller List: Feb. 15, 2019

    TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 1. The Power by Naomi Alderman2. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris3. Less by Andrew Sean Greer4. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman5. The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION 1. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann2. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo3. Code […]

  • ALA Announces 2019 Adult, Youth Award Winners

    The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the winners of this year’s Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction and the winners of this year’s ALA Youth Media Awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals. The recipients were revealed at the association’s Midwinter Meeting, held January 25-29 in Seattle. The awards will be […]

  • Door County Reads Events

    All events are free and open to the public. Friday, Feb. 8• Writing Workshop: Food Traditions, 1-4 pmWrite On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Road, Fish CreekThis workshop, led by Kathleen Ernst, will help participants recall, record and celebrate food traditions from their family or community. It will include several writing activities designed to help capture […]

  • Find Your Path to Publication

    Write On, Door County to host conference for authors, editors, publishers Write On, Door County presents a two-day conference for aspiring writers who want to learn more about how to get their work into print. The Writing on the Door: Paths to Publication Conference takes place April 12-13 in Egg Harbor. Award-winning authors, editors, publishers […]

  • Bestseller List: Feb. 8, 2019

    HARDCOVER FICTION1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens2. There There by Tommy Orange3. Devotions by Mary Oliver4. The Current by Tim Johnston5. The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley HARDCOVER NONFICTION1. Becoming by Michelle Obama2. Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis3. The Library Book by Susan Orlean4. The Heartbeat of Wounded […]

  • Write On Offers Free Workshops to Inspire a Love of Writing

    Write On, Door County presents a variety of special offerings to inspire people of all ages to discover — and fall in love with — writing. Sessions include a program on writing about food traditions and a one-day mini-conference on writing about the natural world. On Feb. 8, Kathleen Ernst will lead “Food Traditions: Remembering […]

  • Ski for Free and More at Crossroads

    On Feb. 8, 2 pm, a screening of the documentary All Washed Up in the Collins Learning Center of Crossroads at Big Creek will examine how a couple of small, invasive mussels exacerbated our cladophora problem. Ski for Free will be offered Feb. 9 and 10, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. The program lends, free […]

  • ALA Announces 2019 Adult and Youth Award Winners

    The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the winners of this year’s Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction and the winners of this year’s ALA Youth Media Awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals. The recipients were revealed at the association’s Midwinter Meeting, held January 25-29 in Seattle. The awards will be […]

  • A Community Creating Waves Together

    Door County Reads 2019 ScheduleThe 12th season of Door County Reads, presented by the Door County Library, begins Feb. 3 with a kickoff event at Birch Creek Music Performance Center. During Door County Reads, two books take center stage during the month of February. This year’s selections are The Death and Life of the Great […]

  • Bestseller List: Feb. 1, 2019

    TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION1. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris2. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman3. The Power by Naomi Alderman4. Milkman by Anna Burns5. Tangerine by Christine Mangan TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION1. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann2. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari3. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo4. Braiding Sweetgrass by […]

  • Bestseller List: Jan. 18, 2019

    TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION1. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris2. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman3. Milkman by Anna Burns4. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee5. Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION1. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari2. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann3. We Were Eight […]

  • Wisconsin Author Releases Horror Novel Jan. 22

    Author Dean H. Wild of Brownsville, Wisconsin, will see the release of his first full-length novel on Jan. 22. The book, titled The Crymost, is a horror novel at its core, but it explores much more about the human condition than just fear. The strength of love and friendship and the power of tradition and […]