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Pulpwood Queens Celebrate Anniversary

It was January 18, 2000, when Kathy L. Murphy opened Beauty and the Book, a hair salon and book store combo in Jefferson, Texas. She started the Pulpwood Queens Book Club and it’s grown to chapters nationwide and in 15 foreign countries.
December 20, 2019

Is It Ever Enough

Poetry written by local Upper East Side of Texas Residents.
August 20, 2019

Reading Program Bonds Children With Incarcerated Mothers

Women’s Storybook Project of Texas connects incarcerated mothers with their children through the power of reading. The organization’s volunteers visit women’s prisons in Texas once a month to record eligible mothers reading books aloud to their children, as well as short, personalized messages. The volunteers then mail a copy of the book with the recording to the children.
June 21, 2019

Authors Featured at May 4 Signing in Sulphur Springs

Colleen Hoover owns The Bookworm Box in Sulphur Springs and is a #1 New York Times best-selling author.
April 15, 2019

The Secret History of Wonder Woman By Jill Lepore

“Feminism is not a prejudice...it is a principle.”
February 22, 2019

Author Scheduled to Speak to Pulpwood Queens

Galveston-based historical fiction author Ann Weisgarber has several new entries to her “things I never thought I would do” file.
December 25, 2018

Local Author Pens Boomer/Senior Murder Mystery

Rose Ellen and Pearl are East Texas gals. Born and raised here, they walk the walk and talk the talk. The two women are now in their sixties, and prefer to be called boomer/seniors rather than “seniors,” which designates someone older, like their friend Peggy, who celebrated her 90th birthday dancing at the senior center.
October 24, 2018

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

When I first read Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor back in third grade, I was appalled at how the Logan family was treated. I thought that surely, this was all fictional, but I soon found that many African-Americans faced racial segregation and violence.
August 28, 2018

Author Brings War Letters Project to Longview July 5

New York Times bestselling author and founding director of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University makes an appearance July 5 at the First United Methodist Church Faith Center in Longview.
June 27, 2018

The Forgotten

I am the tallest tree in the most beautiful forest, And I am despised by all the earth except myself.
June 26, 2018

Iconic Carnegie Buildings Still in Use

April 22, 2018

Up Close and Personal with Novelist Alice Hoffman

Growing up in a less-than-desirable Long Island, New York, neighborhood, American novelist Alice Hoffman found her solace at the library.
February 22, 2018