BY FAYE M. DASEN
BY FAYE M. DASEN
This week's column offers a mixed bag of tricks for readers with a little something for everyone.
BY AMANDA SNYDER
I'm still playing catch up with getting in reviews of the many books I've read in the past couple of months.
The Episcopal Day School is hosting their annual Scholastic Book Fair on March 13-15.
Here are some comments on books of all sorts I recently completed.
Week of Feb. 17-23
As springtime begins to make an appearance outside, inside the Southern Pines Public Library, March is the time for movies.
Author Judy Goldman will speak Sunday, Feb. 24, at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities in Southern Pines, about her latest book, a memoir, titled "Losing My Sister."
Dr. Mark Evans, founder of the Pinehurst TV station Sandhills TV 3, and author of the book "Mark! My Words: How to Discover the Joy of Music, the Delight of Language and the Pride of Achievement in the Age of Trash Talk and MTV," will be at The Country Bookshop, in Southern Pines, at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26.
For those teens tired of the consumerism and saccharine romance of Feb. 14, there is a refreshing alternative on Monday, Feb. 19.
BY SCOTT BIGELOW
Sarah Nelson will read from her new book, "Just for You," from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at JitterBugz Gourmet Coffeehouse, 150 Cherokee Road, Space 1G, Pinehurst.
"Have you always wanted to find hidden treasure? Are you good at following clues? Do you love adventure? If you answered yes to any of these questions, and you are a child in grades K-5, come to the Southern Pines Public Library program, 'Geocaching,'" says library staff member Saerica Hamilton.