A Family Feud Erupts Over ‘Another Man’s Ground’ [REVIEW]

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Are trees worth killing for? Find out in Claire Booth’s new mystery, Another Man’s Ground. (Photo by Emily Mills, Flickr)

In his second novel, Hank Worth is called out to the Ozark backwoods to look into the mystery of the naked trees. But with an election coming up, is this case worth the newly appointed sheriff’s time? Find out in Claire Booth’s latest, Another Man’s Ground.  Read more of this post

‘The Branson Beauty’ Harbors Deadly Secrets [REVIEW]

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When an old showboat crashes on an Ozark mountain lake, Sheriff Hank Worth doesn’t expect to find a body trapped inside. (Photo by Honey Bunny, Flickr)

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Branson, Missouri shines like a beacon for retired folks everywhere with its scenic majesty, countless theaters, and plenty of lakefront property. But what happens when one of these attractions becomes a tragic crime scene? Find out in Claire Booth’s debut mystery, The Branson Beauty.  Read more of this post

Discover How More Than 300,000 Soldiers Survived Impossible Odds at ‘Dunkirk’ [REVIEW]

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Fionn Whitehead as Tommy in the Warner Bros. Pictures action thriller, “DUNKIRK,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon)

One of the biggest summer blockbusters coming to cinemas this summer is Dunkirk, award-winning writer/director Christopher Nolan’s captivating retelling of one of the most infamous moments of World War II: the daring evacuation of more than 300,000 Allied soldiers from a beach on the northern coast of France, just 305 kilometers north of Paris. But no matter how brilliant the film may be, there is obviously a lot of historical detail that can’t be packed into an hour and 46 minutes. That’s where Joshua Levine’s new book, Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture steps up to fill in the gaps.   Read more of this post

Blueberry Dutch-Baby [RECIPE]

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Light and delicious, this Blueberry Dutch-Baby is an easy way to dress up your next Sunday brunch. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Life in New England is filled with festivals for everything from seafood to cranberries. In Maine, there are a number of great festivals that celebrate blueberries, and rightfully so. These little berries are delicious whether they are fresh or baked into something decadent, like this oven-baked pancake which is guaranteed to please your guests at your next Sunday brunch. If you like, you can add other berries too for color and taste or try cutting cream cheese into tiny cubes and stirring it into the batter for extra richness.  Read more of this post

‘The One That Got Away’ Delivers Wish Fulfillment On A Grand Scale [REVIEW]

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A working mom gets a chance to explore the road not traken in Leigh Himes’ The One That Got Away. (Photo by Tom Merton, Flickr)

When life gets tough, many of us oftentimes reflect on our past decisions and think, “Would things have worked out if I had taken what was behind curtain number two?” Life’s usually not like Let’s Make A Deal though, or even the Choose Your Own Adventure books we used to devour as kids, a lesson the working mom in Leigh Himes’ The One That Got Away knows all too well. But when a freak accident suddenly changes the rules, she gets the chance to explore the road not taken in this charming debut novel.  Read more of this post