The annual Philadelphia Book Festival is back, and there are more events than ever for bookworms, bibliophiles and wannabe writers to get in on.
Every Emmy award winning actor can claim star-studded success on screen, but few can also consider themselves successful authors. These books show how some stars can make us cry, laugh, smile, and snicker on the screen as well as in a book.
Romance novels, once ignored by literary scholars, are gaining acceptance. Consider Jane Austen and about the $144 billion sales of romance novels in 2012!
Here are some pointers for summer reading with an eye toward local themes and authors.