Fox 6 Books: October

Fox 6 Books:  October

Here's what I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on October 2 when I invited viewers to fall for a great book. Cozy up with these great reads—one book of historical fiction by a local writer, two books about civil rights at home and far away and something just for fun. Becoming Mrs. Lewis, local writer Patti Callahan Henry's [...]

Fox 6 Books: September

Fox 6 Books:  September

Here's what I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on September 4. I think it's time to hit the books! Let’s go back to school with a book about sorority rush, another that is taught in colleges right now and two thrillers just for downtime fun. Rush proves once again that Lisa Patton is good at semi-autobiographical books (her debut [...]

Fox 6 Books: August

Fox 6 Books:  August

Here are the books I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on August 7. Enjoy a peek inside my beach book bag of escapism, mostly, and some education as well: Three page-turning novels and one nonfiction book about rats. Trust me on that one; it’s quite an interesting read. The Last Thing I Told You (William Morrow), by Emily Arsenault, [...]

Fox 6 Books: July

Fox 6 Books:  July

Here are the books I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on July 2. There's a long look at To Kill a Mockingbird, a World War II novel by one of the best writers of our time, a highly personal novel by Southern writer Silas House and a creepy thriller that is beach-perfect.  Why To Kill [...]

Fox 6 Books: May

Fox 6 Books:  May

Real and unreal. Here are the books I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on May 1. There's a brand new memoir/cookbook from Rick Bragg and a great guide to being a confident girl. Then things take a different turn with an educational book of folklore and a smart, twisty mystery. The Best Cook in the World:  Tales from My [...]

Fox 6 Books: April

Fox 6 Books:  April

Here are the books I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on April 3. Let them inspire you to get out and enjoy the sights--natural and otherwise. Or just relax inside with a work of Southern literature or a page-turning (based-on-a-true-story) mystery. Listen to the Land (PMT Publishing)  Mountain Brook resident Louise Wrinkle has lived most of [...]

Fox 6 Books: March

Fox 6 Books:  March

Here are the books I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on March 6. These works of fiction, thrilling, engaging and informative, will help you make the most of spring break—at home or away. Sunday Silence (Morrow Paperbacks) Nicci French is actually a wife-and-husband writing team—Nicci Gerrard and Sean French—and they’ve sold millions of books all over [...]

Fox 6 Books: February

Fox 6 Books:  February

Here are the books I brought to WBRC Fox 6 on February 6. Memoir and mystery and lots of entertainment! Darkroom: A Memoir in Black & White (University of Alabama Press) There’s so much to love about this young adult book by Alabama writer Lila Quintero Weaver! First of all, it’s a beautifully drawn, visually powerful graphic [...]

Fox 6 Books: January

Fox 6 Books:  January

Here are the books I featured on WBRC Fox 6's Good Day Alabama on January 2. The Missing (William Morrow) In this twisty thriller by C.L Taylor, made highly intriguing by an unreliable narrator, a teenager goes missing from a family with lots of damaging secrets. The story is told from the perspective of Claire Wilkinson, who is [...]