Laura’s Notes from the Handbasket

April 28th: It’s Independent Bookstore Day! Where Will You Be?

    The last Saturday of every April has become a bookish holiday of sorts. Independent bookstores all over the country will be having special events, parties, sales, celebrations. We’ve lost many independent bookstores over the last few years, but I’m happy to say that there are many, many out there that are hanging tough. …Read More

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In the Handbasket: Kimberly Conn

¬†It’s spring and new books are popping up all over the place! Meet Kimberly Conn, the author of the touching, popular novel, BUYING THE FARM. Her latest novel, AUDREY ANONYMOUS, is out now. I asked her to drop by the Handbasket to tell us all about it! Please tell us all about your latest¬†book, AUDREY …Read More

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A Valentine to Share

  I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a bit silly for Valentine’s Day. Discovering that someone has sent me a Valentine makes me feel as excited as an eight-year-old with a decorated paper bag taped to the back of her classroom chair. Valentine’s Day used to be a day of intense pressure …Read More

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