Good Reads http://wkms.org en The Uncommon Authors of Mystery Novels http://wkms.org/post/uncommon-authors-mystery-novels <p>Murray State Professor Emeritus and commentator Michael Cohen surveys uncommon authors of mysteries, whose day jobs have nothing to do with whodunits. He's the author of "Murder Most Fair: The Appeal of Mystery Fiction," published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in 2000.&nbsp;<a href="http://wkms.org/term/uncommon-mystery" style="line-height: 1.5;">See more uncommon mysteries</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:37:17 +0000 Kate Lochte & Michael Cohen 37782 at http://wkms.org The Uncommon Authors of Mystery Novels Uncommon Mystery: Killings at Badger's Drift http://wkms.org/post/uncommon-mystery-killings-badgers-drift <p>Professor Emeritus Michael Cohen reviews British author Caroline Graham's first mystery, <em>The Killings At Badger's Drift</em>, &nbsp;published in 1987 and adapted ten years later as the first episode of the British ITV series <em>The Midsomer Murders</em>.</p><p>Michael Cohen is Professor Emeritus at Murray State University. He is the author of <em>Murder Most Fair: &nbsp;The Appeal of Mystery Fiction</em>, published by Fairleigh&nbsp;Dickinson University Press in 2000.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:15:11 +0000 Kate Lochte 37683 at http://wkms.org Uncommon Mystery: Killings at Badger's Drift Kentucky Writers Sign 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Anthology at MSU http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-writers-sign-twelve-days-christmas-anthology-msu <p>Bluegrass Community &amp; Technical College faculty member James B. Goode joins Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em>. He's at Murray State's bookstore Sunday for a signing of the anthology "Kentucky's Twelve Days of Christmas." Goode previews the book, and talks about some of the writers in the book. He also reflects on his days in Murray State's MFA program and mentions some of the writers in the anthology who also happen to be Murray State MFA graduates.</p><p><a href="http://www.kentuckymonthly.com/events/kentuckys-twelve-days-of-christmas/">See more about the book on Kentucky Monthly's website</a>.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:11:21 +0000 Kate Lochte 36625 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Writers Sign 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Anthology at MSU Uncommon Mystery: Ask Miss Mott http://wkms.org/post/uncommon-mystery-ask-miss-mott <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mystery enthusiast Michael Cohen reviews an "uncommon mystery" to consider for your reading list. The mystery "Ask Miss Mott" by E. Phillips </span>Oppenheim<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a thriller published in 1935, an early adventure spy novel.</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">E. Phillips </span>Oppenheim<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Ask Miss Mott (1935)</span></strong></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:56:06 +0000 Kate Lochte & Michael Cohen 36466 at http://wkms.org Uncommon Mystery: Ask Miss Mott Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons' http://wkms.org/post/staff-pick-calloway-co-library-pete-cat-and-his-four-groovy-buttons <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Looking for a good book to read to your kids, but not sure where to start? Make a visit to your public library! Here's the first in our series of recommended reads from the staff at the Calloway County Public Library, <i>Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons&nbsp;</i>by James Dean and Eric Litwin reviewed by Erica Gallagher and read by&nbsp;AJ Boston.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">For more about the Calloway County Public Library, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://callowaycountylibrary.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">callowaycountylibrary.org</a>.</p><p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:30:59 +0000 Matt Markgraf & AJ Boston 34760 at http://wkms.org Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons' Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Perfect Puppy' http://wkms.org/post/staff-pick-calloway-co-library-perfect-puppy <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Looking for a good book to read to your kids, but not sure where to start? Make a visit to your public library! Here's the first in our series of recommended reads from the staff at the Calloway County Public Library, </span><i style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Perfect Puppy</i><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;by Stephanie </span>Calmenson<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">, reviewed by Diane </span>Daubert<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">For more about the Calloway County Public Library, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://callowaycountylibrary.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">callowaycountylibrary.org</a>.</p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:39:52 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Diane Daubert 34549 at http://wkms.org Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Perfect Puppy' Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll in the Universe' http://wkms.org/post/staff-pick-calloway-co-library-fancy-nancy-fanciest-doll-universe <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Looking for a good book to read, but not sure where to start? Make a visit to your public library! Here's the first in our series of recommended reads from the staff at the Calloway County Public Library,&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll in the Universe</em>&nbsp;by Jane O'Connor, reviewed by a young reader at the library and read by Sierra Foster.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">For more about the Calloway County Public Library, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://callowaycountylibrary.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">callowaycountylibrary.org</a>.</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:12:55 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Sierra Foster 34330 at http://wkms.org Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll in the Universe' Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Snow White and Rose Red' http://wkms.org/post/staff-pick-calloway-co-library-snow-white-and-rose-red <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Looking for a good book to read, but not sure where to start? Make a visit to your public library! Here's the first in our series of recommended reads from the staff at the Calloway County Public Library,&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Snow White and Rose Red</em>&nbsp;by The Brothers Grimm, reviewed by a young reader at the library and read by Emily Robertson.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">For more about the Calloway County Public Library, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://callowaycountylibrary.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); text-decoration: underline;">callowaycountylibrary.org</a>.</p><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:21:33 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Emily Robertson 34159 at http://wkms.org Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Snow White and Rose Red' Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Mail Order Bride' http://wkms.org/post/staff-pick-calloway-co-library-mail-order-bride <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Looking for a good book to read, but not sure where to start? Make a visit to your public library! Here's another in our series of recommended reads from the staff at the Calloway County Public Library,<i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">&nbsp;Mail Order Bride&nbsp;</i>by Debbie Macomber, reviewed by Brandy Reed&nbsp;and read by AJ Boston.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">For more about the Calloway County Public Library, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://callowaycountylibrary.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">callowaycountylibrary.org</a>.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:02:54 +0000 Matt Markgraf & AJ Boston 34037 at http://wkms.org Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'Mail Order Bride' Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'A Redbird Christmas' http://wkms.org/post/staff-pick-calloway-co-library-redbird-christmas <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Looking for a good book to read, but not sure where to start? Make a visit to your public library! Here's another in our series of recommended reads from the staff at the Calloway County Public Library,<i>&nbsp;A Redbird Christmas&nbsp;</i>by Fannie Flagg, reviewed by Wyneth Herrington&nbsp;and read by Diane Daubert.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">For more about the Calloway County Public Library, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://callowaycountylibrary.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">callowaycountylibrary.org</a>.</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:34:46 +0000 Matt Markgraf 33956 at http://wkms.org Staff Pick from Calloway Co. Library: 'A Redbird Christmas'