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In the Summer 2022 issue of OutLook by the Bay, learn about artisan frozen treats from Mexico, the town of Crisfield on the Eastern Shore, hiking adventures in the region, and more!
Holiday cheer abounds in Howard County
1 River, 3 Brothers, 250 Years!
Ask the undertaker: Extreme embalming
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BOOKS: OLD, New and OBSCURE
Book review: Dune
DuneBy Frank HerbertAce; Media tie-in edition, 2021 (Original, 1965) Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction and fantasy novel Dune is the story of Paul Atreides, heir to a dukedom on the planet called Arrakis. But young Paul soon learns that not everything is as straightforward as it seems to be — or as he might think […]
Book review: Wild women of Maryland: Grit and Gumption in the Free State
WILD WOMEN OF MARYLAND: GRIT AND GUMPTION IN THE FREE STATEBy Lauren R. SilbermanThe History Press (2015) Many women who came of age before the 1970s may have felt they had few options in life. They could be teachers, nurses, secretaries, cashiers, housewives, and the like. This well-researched volume focusing on many unusual Maryland women […]
Book review: The Inn Boonsboro Collection
THE INN BOONSBORO COLLECTION: THE NEXT ALWAYSTHE LAST BOYFRIENDTHE PERFECT HOPEBy Nora RobertsPutnam Trade (2011-2012) It’s been a long decade since bestselling novelist Nora Roberts penned her intriguing Inn Boonsboro Trilogy. The trilogy is a clever series of character-driven plots that continue through all three books: The Next Always, The Last Boyfriend, and The Perfect Hope. Roberts […]
Book review: Coffee Killed My Mother
“Coffee Killed My Mother” is the story of an eccentric mother and her quirky teenage daughter’s East Coast road trip in search of the perfect cup of coffee — and the sometimes emotional but always memorable adventures the pair encounters along the way. A first-time novelist, Donna Koros Stramella is a lifelong Marylander who sent […]