When Rosalie Gabbert met her husband, Benson, she didn’t know a thing about bees. So she never would have expected that 56 years later she would publish a children’s book about the “Father of American Beekeeping.”Once upon a time, in 1957 a young schoolteacher named Rosalie met a handsome military man who wanted to become a beekeeper.“I had fallen in love,” Rosalie said of meeting her late husband.
She never planned to write a book — or two for that matter — but Shirley Pieters Vogel has done just that, her second book “Faith, Favorites, Fun, and Fotos of Cape Cod” recently released and available for sale.
The Lyons Public Library, 122 Broad St., Lyons, is looking for titles of books in print, eBook or audiobook format for its Readers' Recommendations bulletin board.
Alison “Ellie” Heller is the acquisitions editor for an e-publisher, dedicated blogger and single mom who also writes paranormal and fantasy romance novels.
By Peter Chianca
When Lorrie Thomson began writing her debut novel “Equilibrium,” she never imagined how drastically her perspective would change before the story’s conclusion.
“Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir,” by Beth Kephart. Gotham Books/Penguin Group, New York, 2013. 254 pages. $16.
“The Cuckoo’s Calling,” by Robert Galbraith, aka J.K. Rowling. Mulholland Books/Little Brown and Company, New York. 464 pages, $26.
Matt McCoy, a former pro hockey player and first-time author, has packaged his experiences into the funny and sometimes uncomfortable autobiographical novel “The Kid Who Missed the Bus” ($13.95, 226 pages, Central Avenue Publishing).
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