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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Publishing Autobiography in 2014

Now that Steven Tyler's memoir has been on the shelves for a couple of years, it looks like his Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry is ready to follow suit with an autobiography of his own.

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Paul Stanley’s Memoir Due in 2014

He might be the last original member of Kiss to board the autobiography gravy train, but Paul Stanley's memoir is arriving at just the right time: April 22, 2014, less than two weeks after the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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‘It’s Only Rock n Roll: 30 Years Married to a Rolling Stone’ by Jo Wood [REVIEW]

I just completed reading the book, and want to share my thoughts with you. Being a Rolling Stone fan since they first hit the scene in the early sixties, and Ronnie being my favorite Stone, I had to get the book. I was a bit put off by the reviews of those that read the book, saying they now dislike Ron, are appalled at his actions etc.etc. What reviewers don't realize is the more outlandish the review, the more the book will sell. It's sort of like a song being banned on the radio..everyone goes out and buys the song.

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Rayman Shares Some Rock And Roll Books You May Want To Add To Your Holiday List

As you probably know, I'm an avid book reader, and from time to time I like to recommend books I've read for that rock and roll guy or gal in your family. Tis the season, so you might very well want to add some of these to your holiday gift buying list, or enjoy it  yourself with a steaming cup of tea or cocoa. I've included the description of each book for your convenience. I highly recommend each book.Enjoy!!

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Best Selling Author Brian Freeman Coming To Lake Nebagamon

Brian Freeman, international best selling author of psychological suspense novels, will appear at the Imogene McGrath Memorial Library  11622 E Cty Hwy B. on Sat November 9 from 1 pm--2:30. His books have been sold in 46 countries and 20 languages and have been Main Selections in the Literary guild and Book of the Month Club. 

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Duluth Receives Voice Of The People Award

After several years of reduced library hours due to city budget challenges, the voters of Duluth passed a referendum in 2011 that freed up additional funding for the library. This vote of confidence inspired the library’s staff and supporting organizations to take library services to the next level by not only restoring the hours that had been lost, but by organizing more programs and free events at the library than ever before.

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What Really Happened With The Congdon Murders, Judge John DeSanto Speaks

Lunch with the History People has a really good speaker with a really good story this thursday. Judge John DeSanto, former St. Louis County Attorney, presents “The Glensheen Murders: Over 36 Years of Mystery & Intrigue.” He will cover the disturbing details in the Congdon murders.

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Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
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Everything You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Hot Dogs, Bruce Kraig “Man Bites Dog: Hot Dog Culture In America”

Bruce Kraig is a well known food historian. That isn't important to me, what is important is Bruce knows a lot about Hot Dogs, one of my favorite foods. When I saw he was open to be interviewed about his book and wanted to talk Hot Dogs.....I was there.

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Suzie Plakson Releases Video Readings Of Her E-book “The Return of King Lillian” (Follow Up) [VIDEO]

Suzie Plakson joined me on the morning show for almost a week talking about acting, singing, dreaming and her new venture......writing a book. "The Return Of King Lillian" was more than a book, it was an e-book/audio book. Now, she is reading parts of it online. Making it more exciting because now you can see her facial expressions.

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The Death Of Cliff Notes, Now Students Can’t Lie Their Way Through A Book Report

I am going to let you in on a little secret, and my 10th grade English teacher is going to say, "I knew it!!" I didn't read my required reading book for the class. I read the cliff notes for it. I learned the characters, learned the plot and told the story and rated the book, shared my feelings, and ultimately earned a decent grade.

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Rayman’s Book of the Month, “I, Rhoda” [REVIEW]

Over the weekend, I read "I, Rhoda" the life story of Valerie Harper. I didn't really no what to expect when I got the book, but being a huge fan of the days when Valerie Harper was on "The Mary Tyler Moore" show and her spin off "Rhoda", I had to give it a go.

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(Photo Bridget Zinn.com)
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Lake Nebagamon Woman Readies Novel For Publishing Before She Dies

I never met Bridget Zinn, but I love her for what she's done. I am privileged to have known her late Mother (Kate) and Father (Dick) who were wonderfully kind to both Susan and myself. They both attended our wedding, and livened up Lake Nebagamon wherever they went. Five years ago, Kate died and Dick eventually moved out West.  Bridget remained in Wisconsin.

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