Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 22 Nov 2014 22:25:13 EDTSat, 22 Nov 2014 22:25:13 EDT 10 Bookish Gifts for Book Lovers<c> 2014 Bookish Gifts for the readers in your life </c> <P> <p> As an avid reader my friends and family have always asked me to make wish lists of books for fear of purchasing something that I quite possibly already have or have read. </p> <.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:15:49 EDTThe Biggest Fright of All. . .<p> This week the newest children's book by Neil Gaiman, "Hansel and Gretel" arrived at the local bookstore. Of course this meant I had to purchase a copy.Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:51:48 EDTNobel Prize 2014<p>I am torn in my feelings on this year's Nobel prize in literature. On one side, I could not be happier about who was selected as it was a very pleasant surprise to m.Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:31:17 EDTBanned Books Week Top Ten List<c> Sept. 21 through 27 is Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read. </c> <p> My parents never censored my reading during my childhood and for this, I am glad.Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:15:55 EDTColorless Tsukuru is not so Colorless<b><c>No spoiler alerts in this one</c></b> <P> <p>Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami, which sold over 1 million copies in it's first week on sale in Japan last year, has been stirring a very mixed pool of...Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:12:02 EDT