Monthly Archives: October 2010

Quirky Classics

Just in time for Halloween, Belleyre Books has added “Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters” to its bookshelves. This book presents a new twist on an old classic by expanding the text to include savage creatures and dark secrets. Not … Continue reading

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Tillie

“Tillie: A Mennonite Maid, A Story of the Pennsylvania Dutch” is a book recently added to the Belleyre bookshelves. “Tillie” was written in 1904 by Helen Reimensnyder Martin, a Pennsylvania author who was known for her stories of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Belleyre … Continue reading

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Fancy Cookery

Today my daughter and I had great fun sorting through lots of old books. Her favorites are the cookbooks. She demonstrated her great eye for a valuable cookbook when she pointed out a 1948 signed first edition of “Antoinette Pope … Continue reading

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David McCullough

I came across a very nice signed edition of David McCullough’s “Truman” this week. Less than two weeks ago, I found an equally nice signed edition of “John Adams,” also by McCullough. These two volumes, sitting side by side, give the … Continue reading

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Great Reading

It is an absolutely beautiful fall day here in south Florida. Tropical Storm Nicole washed through on Wednesday and left us with some clean, crisp weather to enjoy. Hopefully it will persist through the weekend! This week has been a … Continue reading

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