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.

Booktoberfest: Enjoy some of these books this fall

Even though our leaves stay the same, fall is upon us. As the days shorten and the weather begins to cool, let’s celebrate fall and add these fabulous new releases to the top of your list!   Our New Normal By Colleen Faulkner Hazel, a lovely, smart, 16-year-old girl living in Maine, finds...

Getting’ off the rock? Pick up some ‘in-flight entertainment’

What is it about airports and planes that creates such mystery and intrigue? Check out three bestselling thrillers that will have you ready for takeoff. Layover By David Bell Joshua Fields is a handsome twenty-something, diligently working with his father in a thriving commercial real estate business. He travels frequently, enjoys his...

Three fascinating novels about amnesia

A bonk on the head or seemingly innocent bite from a mosquito and suddenly you can’t remember your own name. It’s hard to imagine not knowing where you live, whom you love or what your favorite foods are. A popular theme in both books and movies, come along on...

WHAT’S IN YOUR JULY-BRARY?

Come July, it’s no secret that stacks of best sellers fly hot off the presses! Libraries and book stores from Islamorada to Key West are here to quench your thirst for that perfect summer read. Choose from these fabulous recent releases including the adventures of an idealistic young woman,...

Summer Reads for Every Beach Bookworm

As the holiday weekend approaches and you fire up those grills, be sure to have a great book in hand for before and after the big display. Whether you’d like to dive into a sensitive memoir, family dynamics or historical period drama, check out these fabulous new reads. Out East...

Take your mind off the start of hurricane season with a good book

Hurricane season is here. For serious readers, that means a good book. A fictional escape is essential when a storm is brewing in the middle of the ocean, or about to make landfall in the Keys or some other unfortunate place. Here’s a wide selection: a thriller set during...