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  1. Possible Combination Gift: A Book and a Trip to the Battlefield


    October 27, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    When he was governor of the Indiana Territory, William Henry Harrison had two big priorities. One was slavery, which had unfortunately been banned north of the Ohio River by the…

  2. Someone on Your List Needs to Travel to the City of Poetry


    October 19, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    You’ve probably visited the city. Gregory Orr’s chapbook The City of Poetry is a book-length poem, or collection of poems, that serves as a travel guide. Some poems are about…

  3. A Gift for the Person Who Has Lived in the Area for a While. And Watches Television.


    October 17, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    When I checked out David L. Smith’s¬†Indianapolis Television, Phyllis said that the picture of Frances Farmer on the cover brought back memories. Farmer hosted afternoon movies on WFBM-TV from 1958…

  4. What’s Left of Her


    October 15, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    My 2012 holiday gift list should include at least one teen title, and I’m delighted to feature Kat Zhang’s What’s Left of Me. Delighted because the novel is narrated by…

  5. I Came Back


    October 8, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    The second title on my ongoing list of gift suggestions was written by Christopher Coake, winner of this year’s Indiana Authors Award in the Emerging Authors category. ¬† You Came…