Recent content from Laurie Hertzel
An uncomfortable truth: There are far more excellent regional books than I have space to review, more than I can ever read. Local writers…
You are passionate about sharing — but also about getting back — beloved books.
Sure, Angus misbehaves. But it's time to recognize his virtues, too.
FICTION: Anthony Horowitz's latest murder mystery mashes up fact and fiction.
Life slows down in summer. Pull up a lawn chair, pour yourself a cool drink and settle in with one of these 45 mysteries, novels, story collections and books for young adults.
A fresh crop of 10 picture books by Minnesota writers or illustrators is populated with creatures from the natural world.
Twenty years of busy dogs and maturing trees have rendered our backyard grassless. Angus doesn't care — bare ground is easy to dig. And so he digs.
FICTION: "Biloxi" ponders the question whether it's possible to change in late middle age.
Well, in the end, it was all pretty great, wasn’t it? Starting with the weather, which had been iffy right up to the opening of…
When we replaced a torn screen with an actual dog door, Rosie was fine — but Angus was flummoxed.