April 23, 2014 - A science try at Life after Death

Review of “Life After Death: The Evidence” by author Dinesh D’Souza Modern science not only makes life after death plausible, the idea that we may survive beyond physical death is consistent with the most cutting-edge scientific discoveries. This bold idea is just one of the thought-provoking topics that Dinesh D’Souza […]

April 17, 2014 - Salem teacher’s book list for kids

By “Miss Nelson”, Salem Elementary Teacher, As a teacher, I try not to spend too much of my own money on my classroom, but when it comes to new books that the kids are dying to read, I find it hard to resist. One particularly challenging demographic is the reluctant, […]

April 9, 2014 - Peek at J.K. Rowlings first crime novel

Book review by Michelle Barnhart of “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by author Robert Galbraith J. K. Rowling = Harry Potter. Everybody knows that. And that’s why I was so surprised when, part way through Robert Galbraith’s “The Cuckoo’s Calling”, I glanced at the author bio inside the back cover and read […]

April 3, 2014 - Book lover turned eReader

By Erika Weisensee, Oregon Writer A few years ago, I remember saying I would never read e-books. Well, things change. Yes, I will soon be buying myself an e-reading device. I’ve written many times on this site about my love for books. It’s not just that I Iike reading. . […]