Carl Hiaasen didn't realize when he began writing it that his new book, Skink: No Surrender, would be his first young adult novel. "It didn't start as even a conscious decision," he says. "I just had this idea about Skink: Why not unleash him in a kids' book?"
How does a mother make sense of a son's suicide?
With the U.S. military yet again stepping into new roles around the globe, Red, White, & True is a timely collection. Subtitled Stories From Veterans and Families, World War II to Present, it gathers 32 personal essays by veterans, military spouses and now-grown children.
We have no idea what the outcome will be for Smiley, one of the contestants on ABC's Dancing With the Stars, but we do know he spent more than seven weeks preparing in secret for the reality show. Smiley, 50, also has just released a new book, Death of a King: …
Three impressive new books by and about women explore a wide range of subjects.
Rebbie MacIntyre (A Corner of the Universe) will discuss her mystery novel at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at North Branch Library, 8916 N Boulevard, Tampa.
We recently caught up with author and editor Rick Wilber, a journalism and mass media professor at the University of South Florida. He will discuss his newest work, Field of Fantasies, an anthology that incorporates baseball and fantasy literature, at this year's …
After years as a part-time Tampa Bay area resident, bestselling author Dennis Lehane has sold his St. Petersburg home and moved with his family to the Los Angeles area. But he still has ties, personal and professional, to Florida.
Old friends, new mysteries
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