If you like local history, you'll want to know that there is a new book out on the history of the Erie County Children's Home in Sandusky, by an author who was the daughter of one of the home's superintendents.
Most mystery readers enjoy the sense of place their favorite kind of fiction provides. Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes' adventures give readers a glimpse of Victorian London, and Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe tales offer a look at Los Angeles in bygone days.
"We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers, but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change." Katharine Hepburn
Monica Seitz has finally realized her dream of firing a 300 game.
She achieved the feat of tossing 12 strikes in a row in a single game just a few minutes before Brian Soward racked up his 17th perfect game Feb. 15 while they competed in the Extol tournament at Star Lanes.
Peter Bebergal's "Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll," manages to perform a bit of magic: It's a book on rock music that's fun to read. I've generally quit reading books about the Beatles and about rock music because once you've read a few, you've pretty much read them all.