| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The igloo-like snow globe in the middle of the Annapolis mall caught the eye of James Soni.
The three-year-old darted inside, pulling his mother and father along.
The family, told they could dress up and appear in a short, slow-motion video, was...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Last summer, Baltimore writer Justin Sirois was mentally and physically exhausted, and his work was to blame.
The 34-year-old's debut novel, 2012's "Falcons on the Floor," attempted to humanize Fallujah's bloody war scene. "The Last Book of Baghdad,"...
| May 2, 2013
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| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Today marks the fifth birthday of the Amazon Kindle -- the biggest change in the way we read since Penguin started selling paperbacks for the cost of a pack of smokes. I was a slow convert to e-books, but that's mainly an outgrowth of being able to...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Mary Morton moved away from Baltimore earlier this year but returned on Sunday for the city's annual book festival.
Morton, who now lives in Hagerstown, has attended almost every Baltimore Book Festival since its inception in 1996. The festival has...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 5:59 AM
Snapping her own picture for the author's portrait on the young adult fantasy novel "Cursed with Power," Lindsey Sablowski didn't notice the way half of her youthful face was brightly illuminated while the other half was deep in shadow.
But Sigmund Freud...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Amazon continued today to refine and extend its line of Kindle e-readers, with a new model called the Paperwhite, which is back-lit and has a higher resolution than its previous e-readers.Touting it as the "most advanced e-reader ever constructed," Amazon...
| Dec 19, 2010
Before moving with her boyfriend of three years to a Hampden home this September, Brandy Washington lived with two other women, both young professionals in their 20s, just like her.
Delaying marriage is a lifestyle that has suited the 27-year-old. She...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Jo Keller relies on her Kindle when she travels so she can forgo lugging hardback books, but when it comes to her children's reading habits, she feels differently.
She has squirreled away many of the books she read as a child growing up in England and is...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Harry Potter novels will be available through the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, Amazon said today, in announcing a deal with J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore website. announced today.
Of course, there's a catch. To get access to the library, you'll need...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:27 PM
No one who remembers 20 years ago is likely to have forgotten the horrendous carjacking and murder of Pam Basu.
On Sept. 8, 1992, the Maryland mother was taking her 2-year-old daughter to her first day of nursery school when two men pulled her from her...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Robert James Mitchell, a retired Baltimore County building contractor and a one-time trainer for the Army's 82nd Airborne Division, died Wednesday of a cerebral hemorrhage at his home, "Dogwoods," in Glen Arm. He was 81.
Aside from a stint at Fort...