Karen Newfield

Karen Newfield is first and foremost a reader, she has reviewed hundreds of books on her blog www.readingandeating.com. And, more recently, this new Keys resident has also begun writing.

HOT SUMMER READS AVAILABLE AT OUR LOCAL LIBRARIES

More than books and bricks, the public library offers services beyond the imagination. The cornerstone of any community, libraries provide technology, clubs, gaming, meeting spaces and universal access to...

LET FREEDOM READ: SOME PATRIOTIC BOOKS FOR THE LONG WEEKEND

Summer is heating up and it’s the perfect time to enjoy lazy days, backyard BBQ’s and spectacular fireworks. If you’re feeling particularly patriotic, check out one of these revolutionary...

SAY ‘I DO’ TO THESE GREAT SUMMER READS

Whether you are the blushing bride, reluctant maid of honor or fake date he met in the elevator, there is no doubt weddings are back in full swing. Pick...

6 BOOKS TO PACK FOR SUMMER VACATION

There is nothing more disappointing than getting caught with a dud on vacation. As you get comfy on your beach chair or your own backyard, you’ll want to pick...

TO WATCH OR TO READ, THAT IS THE QUESTION

In 1902 the movie “Robinson Crusoe” was released; “Alice in Wonderland,” in 1903. It is nothing new that wonderful books are adapted to screens, both big and small. More...

BOOK-LOVIN’ MAMAS, THIS IS YOUR JAM

Every May we celebrate Mother’s Day filled with candy, cards and flowers, sometimes even breakfast in bed! We honor the women who care for others, the generations that came...