“Dakota, Or What’s A Heaven For”

“Dakota” could have been a Ken Follett novel, so sweeping and huge is this novel. It spans nationalities and social classes, and zeroes in on two families whose fortunes intersect in Dakota Territory. From there author Brenda Marshall puts her own distinctive stamp on this novel with a historical background. Dakota Territory is still being settled when we…
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Regional Books Deserve Attention, Too!

We can’t all be John Grisham or Nora Roberts. We’d love to be successful authors, go on promotional tours, see our names and faces on book covers, receive rave reviews for our words, but we can’t because we don’t have all those advantages: agents, publishers or managers. “The Book Bag” will attempt to read and…
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