The Life and Times of Mary Higgins Clark

For women’s history month I would like to shine the spotlight on beloved
author, Mary Higgins Clark. Mary Higgins Clark was born on Christmas Eve
in 1927. Though she is best know as a novelist, she has held many
exciting job positions. She has been a model, an actress, a flight
attendant, a switchboard operator, a secretary, and she wrote for a radio
show as well. Higgins Clark has said she got some of her story ideas from
her time as a switchboard operator. She even listened in on Tennessee

Happy Birthday, Sylvia Beach!

For Women’s History Month, I’ve chosen to celebrate American expatriate publisher and bookstore owner, Sylvia Beach. In the fall of 1919, Beach opened Shakespeare & Co., the most (in)famous bookstore east of the Atlantic. Beach was a key part in the financial support & publishing of many modernist writers in the 1920s, including James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway.

Calling All Nerds!

If you’re anything like me, you’re a hardcore science fiction nerd! We’re the ones who grew up with Star Trek on our television sets and Star Wars at the movies. We’ve read books about alien invasions, time travel, and robot takeovers. We had ray guns, or at least imagined we did, and fought the evil forces of the universe in our backyards. Some of the most inspiring books are hard to find these days. Most of them have been forgotten, left to collect dust. But you can find some of those jewels here! We have vintage works from Science Fiction masters like Isaac Asimov, Arthur C.

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