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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Neighbors swap novels through Little Free Libraries, inspiring Samford students to map all local locations. more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

There’s nothing like the smell of a new book or the joy of having your name put on a bookplate in the front of a book. more

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Photo courtesy of Debra Goldstein

Sisters in Crime is a worldwide organization dedicated to promoting women crime writers and encouraging their ongoing advancement and recognition. more

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Photo courtesy of Margaret Rodgers.

Edgewood Elementary School first-grader Emma Rodgers won first place in her division at the Alabama Public Television Young Writers Awards. more

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Images of America: Homewood

Photo by Frank Couch.

The photographic history book Images of America: Homewood by Jake Collins and Martha Wurtele releases Nov. 30. more

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Newt and Callista Gingrich

Photo courtesy of Gingrich Productions.

Callista is the author of a children’s series featuring Ellis the Elephant. Newt, the former Speaker of the U.S. House Representatives, will sign his latest novel, Duplicity. the event will be Oct. 26 at the Brookwood Village Books-A-Million. more

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Charles Ghigna, a Homewood resident, will launch his newest title, A Carnival of Cats and the rest of his Tiny Tales board book series, on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. more

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Jewel

Photo courtesy of Books-A-Million.

Singer-songwriter Jewel will be at Brookwood Village to signing sign of her new book on Thursday, Sept. 17. more

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At their headquarters on 20th Avenue South, members of the Jefferson County Federation of Teachers unloaded box after box of books from two trucks. more

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Little Free Library

Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Rachel Estes is known in her neighborhood as “the woman with the book house.” The small blue “house” in her front yard, called the Little Free Library, has become a way to connect her community through the love of a good read. more

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June 2018