BookMarx is proud to introduce our customers to local author Angel M.! Angel’s Works Pawper to Pedigree – The hilarious adventure of Marnie, a dog groomer who can hear what dogs are thinking. Along with her flamboyant cosmetologist and her cop boyfriend (who just happens to be the one who arrested her previous boyfriend), Marnie discovers a deeper purpose for her dog whisperer gift. The Keeper … Continue reading Author Profile: Angel M.
There are few authors as beloved as J.R.R. Tolkien, the author who brought readers the furry-footed fantasy creatures known as hobbits. Nearly forty years after his death, Forbes ranked him as one of the most successful “dead celebrities”. Some of his continued success may be due to his son Christopher, who continued to publish his late father’s material in collections such as The Children of … Continue reading Belated Birthday Wishes for the Late, Great J.R.R. Tolkien
It may not quite be Halloween yet, but there’s no reason we can’t have an early celebration – especially when Stephen King’s birthday is coming up on September 21st. It’s hard to beat Stephen King, who has written sixty books in genres that range from horror to science fiction to nonfiction. The author says he writes 2,000 words a day – no matter what. Perhaps … Continue reading What’s up this week at BookMarx: Stephen King
One of our always popular authors here in the store is Agatha Christie – and it’s no surprise. Her works are some of the most popular in the world, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Though readers are fiercely divided between Christie’s two detectives featured in the majority of her work – the suave Belgian Hercule Poirot or the introspective Miss Jane Marple – there’s … Continue reading A Double Feature for Dame Agatha Christie