Waldenbooks in Northwoods Mall is closing for good this month.
Waldenbooks’ parent company Borders Group, Inc., released a statement in November 2009 that it would be closing 200 Waldenbooks stores this month in order to improve the chain’s profitability. Borders Group, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, lost $39 million the third quarter of [...]
When the Lord of the Rings movies came out, I started reading Tolkien’s books at the same time. For the first two movies (Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers), I watched the movie first and then read the book, which was pretty cool. I loved how the book would give extra descriptions, extra [...]
I’ve spent the weekend reading “Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War” by Nathaniel Philbrick, and just finished it tonight. What an interesting history!
While it does follow the Pilgrims from Leiden to Plymouth Rock, the most interesting part of the book to me is its history of King Philip’s War (1675-1676), a [...]