(Hatchette Book Group)

Book Notes

Summer is the perfect season to hunker down in an air-conditioned theater with a bucket of popcorn, especially when the temperature creeps over 90. Hollywood mega-blockbusters abound, but you’ll also find that many silver screen offerings originated as books. Below …  Read more


Messages from Montpelier

By SEN. TIM ASHE (D/P-Chittenden) I want to report on a few areas where ideas originating from constituent calls and emails were passed into law in 2016. I’ve been contacted by many young Vermonters with a similar story. They graduate …  Read more

(Grand Central Publishing)

Book Notes

Vacation is in full swing, and it’s the time when publishers start pushing the summer book blockbusters. The past month has seen several new releases with huge promotional budgets, all gunning to top the bestseller list. Below are a couple …  Read more

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