Bobby Forand

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Book Review: Exeter Girls
July 15, 2014 No Commentby

Book Review: Exeter Girls

I never knew much about the Ladd School growing up. I don’t even remember hearing about it until the late ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: La Tiendita and Piñata Center
June 18, 2014 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: La Tiendita and Piñata Center

The Piñata Center offers genuine Guatemalan products right in he heart of Providence People are obsessed with combining things. Whether ...

Book Review: Heather Rigney's Waking the Merrow
June 18, 2014 No Commentby

Book Review: Heather Rigney’s Waking the Merrow

Native Rhode Islander Heather Rigney puts a fantasy twist on Rhode Island in her debut novel Waking the Merrow There ...

Local Beach Reads -- Read 'Em With Us!
June 4, 2014 No Commentby

Local Beach Reads — Read ‘Em With Us!

 Books to get you through the summer I’m not sure if I’m more amazed that time seems to pass so ...

Book Review: Sylvia Weber's A Guide for Compassion in Political Power
May 20, 2014 No Commentby

Book Review: Sylvia Weber’s A Guide for Compassion in Political Power

I read A Guide for Compassion in Political Power in search of inspiration. I’m not the most political person in the ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Record Store Day Edition
April 15, 2014 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Record Store Day Edition

  They may be out-dated technology, but records are not ancient artifacts Record shopping used to be a favorite pasttime ...

Book Review: Condemned
April 8, 2014 No Commentby

Book Review: Condemned

Teenagers have always had a sense of invincibility, going on adventures that would make their adult selves squirm. This premise ...

Running Up Stairs for Fight for Air
April 8, 2014 No Commentby

Running Up Stairs for Fight for Air

I wanted to do the Fight for Air for three years. A “vertical road race” that raises money for the ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Oasis Music
February 12, 2014 1 commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Oasis Music

I’ve walked into the store hundreds of times, usually to the sounds of drums pounding in the back room.  I’d ...

Book Review: Mad Tales
January 21, 2014 No Commentby

Book Review: Mad Tales

  Mazzenga creeps readers out with twisted townies, eerie sea creatures, aliens and more in his short story collection, Mad Tales ...