Lasting aftertaste of Prohibition in books

By Amy Lyn In January 1920 the 18th Amendment, which banned the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors ushered in the Prohibition era. Despite very early signs of success, prohibition was difficult to enforce. People who wanted to keep drinking found even more inventive and potentially dangerous ways to do it. Individuals made “moonshine” or…

World Book Night spreads the love of reading from person to person

On November 24, 2013 the Word Book Night organization announced the addition of three book titles for book givers to choose from because of overwhelming demand. The number of books to be be given away will increase to 550,000. According to the Carl Lennertz, Executive Director of World Book Night U.S.,  “Sadly, the call for books for at-risk…

Trilogy Books ~ by Amy Lyn

I was just reviewing my most recent books read on my Good Reads list and I noticed I’ve been reading a lot of trilogies lately. It started when I finished the  “Jack Reacher“ series by Lee Child and I was looking to try something new. I’d heard a lot of buzz about the “Millenium Trilogy” …