“Through a Lens” Community Photography Show

Group artist reception for “Though a Lens” photography show On Saturday, Dec. 10 at 4 pm, the public are invited to attend an opening reception for “Through a Lens,” the community photography show on exhibit during the month… Read More

Free Community Yoga with Lisa Varno

Free, Four-week Community Yoga Series at the West Tisbury Library With Instructor Lisa Varno The West Tisbury Library will offer four free yoga classes with local instructor Lisa Varno this fall: Mondays 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14 at 5:30… Read More

Cool Nights, Warm Kitchen

Cool night, a warm kitchen with a casserole or an apple crisp baking in the oven, and a good book – that’s autumn. And you can find almost all of those things at the West Tisbury Library this… Read More

Children’s Garden Party!

Children’s Garden Party at the West Tisbury Library! This Saturday, Sept 3rd at noon, the West Tisbury Library will have its first Children’s Garden Party! Come help pick the basil and learn how to turn it into pesto…. Read More

Guest Post: Helen M. DeBlase Reviews Two Mysteries

I’ve just finished reading two new mysteries, both first published books for their authors. I picked up The Man on the Washing Machine by Susan Cox, because I’m a pushover for a quirky title.  The main character, Theophania… Read More


  brian lee morris Interviews Jennifer Tseng, Author of Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness Accomplished poet Jennifer Tseng has written a book. It’s a novel. It’s her first. It has lots of people swooning, especially in these parts…. Read More

Guest Post: Helen M. DeBlase Reviews Three Mysteries

When I was in Houston visiting my brother, we went to one of my favorite stores Murder By the Book – heaven! …All mysteries, all the time. I asked the proprietor to recommend some lesser-known or first-time published… Read More


The Beekeeper’s Apprentice: or On the Segregation of the Queen by Laurie R. King The first line of any novel should tantalize, it should make the reader want to keep reading. “I was fifteen when I first met… Read More

Guest Post: Helen M. DeBlase on EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES

Every Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline When I was asked to write reviews of mysteries for this blog, I thought that I would concentrate on lesser known or first-time published authors. BUT, I have just finished reading Every… Read More

Guest Post: ChrisD on STILL LIFE & Inspector Gamache Mystery Series

My recommendation this month is not just for one book, Still Life by Louise Penny, but also for the Chief Inspector Gamache series that follows it (the latest in the series is The Long Way Home). Each book in… Read More