Far From True: A Promise Falls Novel
Barclay’s latest masterpiece is heavily populated—there are at least a dozen characters—but easy to follow, since all of the story threads are equally compelling. The next installment is due this fall, and you might want to wait and read this one then so you can jump right into the follow-up.
Fool Me Once
Coben nails it again, and in former special ops pilot Maya, he’s found one of his most intriguing protagonists in years. Formulaic to be sure, but the formula still works brilliantly.
New Kids on the Block’s Hangin’ Tough (33 1/3 Series)
Thirty years after the fact, I still haven’t listened to the album in full, but Wallwork’s approach—part fan-girl appreciation, part checkout-line psychology—makes for a fascinating read. Happily, NKOTB and promoter-producer Maurice “The General” Starr are still at it, though they’ve long since parted ways.
– Chris Manson
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It’s Not Augusta National
By Charles Morgan III The beach that runs the length of the Panhandle of Florida was once known for its soft, snow-white sand. It is now getting recognition for the threatening...
The music-loving portion of the Beachcomber community—most of us, I’d say—got some devastating news early in the week when we learned that the talented young vocalist Buddy Brumit died in an automobile...
Towne: The Records That Changed Our Lives
Jon Decious: While there must be at least 100 records that have changed my life, looking back I think Garth Brooks’ Ropin’ the Wind might be the one responsible (to blame) for...
Corner Wine Bar Offers Medley of Contrasting Tastes, Textures
I’ve been a fan of Vin’tij since it opened more than 20 years ago in Miramar Beach. In case you haven’t been for a while, they’ve moved from their more modest location...
NOW OPEN SEED LIBRARY Walton County Coastal Branch Library, Santa Rosa Beach 850-267-2809 The library welcomes the community to participate in the “Community Seed Library” located next to the New Books section....
MKAF Outreach Makes History with Two-Week Artist Residency Program
Recently, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) Community Outreach impacted 5,700 children in Okaloosa and Walton counties. The original touring productions of The Snow Queen and The Reluctant Dragon by The Atlantic...