Category Archives: Larchmere

Forbidden Love: Lisa Jones Gentry and Joe Steele

Forbidden Love, penned by Harvard graduates Joe Steele and Lisa Jones Gentry, reminds one of Colleen McCoullough’s 1977 epic bestseller, Thornbirds, intertwined with the 2016 award winning movie, Loving.  Forbidden Love is a retelling of the sexual-romantic relationship between Father … Continue reading

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Five Tips on Writing from novelist Angela Crook

Novelist Angela Crook, who most recently authored the thriller Chasing Naveh, held her book launch at Loganberry Books on Sunday, March 10.  During the question and answer period in her well-attended event, she shared her wisdom about writing: Get support … Continue reading

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RIP Laurie Vrabel

Laurie was a friend, and she owned the restaurant next door, Larchmere Tavern. I go there often, to get a break, read PW, have staff meetings, and, of course, to get some food. We even had our annual staff party … Continue reading

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Author Alley 2013

We had 50 authors this year for Author Alley, and what a great year it was!  Thanks so much to all the authors who joined us, to all the fans and readers who came to meet their favorite authors, and … Continue reading

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Larchmere Festival

It’s busy time around here, getting ready for our annual Larchmere Festival.  I started organizing this event 7 years ago, and it seems to keep growing.  We have new volunteers this year (extra special thanks to Susan Rozman of Fiddlehead … Continue reading

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ALA TV Day

It’s a big day, folks! For me, it started at 4am.  I can’t believe people get up this early on a regular basis, but, hey, some people have jobs that start early!  For Joe and Derek, and their guests, that … Continue reading

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Welcome Film Buffs!

In town for the Cleveland International Film Festival? Have a few hours to kill between films? Feel like making an excursion out of downtown? We’re conveniently located one block from the Shaker Square Rapid Station, which is a 15-minute ride … Continue reading

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Larchmere Mural Dedication

We are very excited about the new Larchmere Mural that graces the east wall of Loganberry Books.  It is of course about books.  And community.  After all, the book list was created by soliciting nominations from the neighborhood.  As such, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Night

Date night at Loganberry!  Join us, tonight, on Valentine’s Night for wine and truffles, a quiet evening with fine books, and the virtuoso guitarwork of Brian Henke.  What could be more relaxed and romantic? Laurie from the Larchmere Tavern just … Continue reading

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