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.

Voices of Black History

The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas Late one night Starr Carter was driving, with her childhood friend Khalil, home from a party. At 16, Starr didn’t often go to parties...

CRAZY LITTLE BOOKS ABOUT LOVE

This is a funny year to break out the Valentine hearts and chocolates. Couples who have been quarantined together could probably use a little distance. On the other hand,...

ON THE BEDSIDE TABLE: 2 MYSTERIES AND A GOOD OLD FASHIONED ROMP

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie By Marie Benedict In 1926 Agatha Christie is a 36-year-old mystery writer on the cusp of becoming a household name. Things with her husband Archie were...

BOOK EDITOR CHOOSES 3 READS WITH A NAUTICAL THEME

Let’s add “READ MORE” to your list of New Year’s Resolutions!  You can start with these three superb recently released and upcoming books about sailing. Anchors Aweigh! Shipped By Angie Hockman Henley...

STAFF PICKS FOR FIVE BEST READS OF THE YEAR

Many people have read more books this year than ever before. There are dozens of top seller lists created by publishers, not actual readers, and it can be overwhelming...

‘O’ER THE FIELDS WE GO…,’ READING ALL THE WAY

From stories of romance and laughter to courageous acts of bravery and self-discovery, these wonderful new releases offer an escape from the stress of the holiday season. Fill your...