Posts Tagged ‘Bay Books’

A month-by-month project finds more ways to be happy

Bay Books owner Jeremy Burke started not to read The Happiness Project, reasoning that it’s a memoir about a year in a woman’s life. “Why would I want to read about her life?” he said. “But it just came out in paperback after being on the New York Times best seller list for a long […] [...]

Letters exchanged between American and French cousins detail postwar life

by Lynn Lofton Published: November 20,2011

Tags: Bay Books, Dearest Arlette, Emily Hosmer de Montluzin, R.L. Bryan Company, World War II

Interest in World War II stories has not waned. The period immediately following the war; how people adjusted and rebuilt their lives is also of interest but is not as widely known. “Dearest Arlette” by former long time Bay St. Louis resident Emily Hosmer de Montluzin details life in the postwar years of 1945 to […] [...]

Supreme Court Justice’s novel proves you can go home again

by Lynn Lofton Published: June 26,2011

Tags: Bay Books, Book Biz, Randy Pierce, “Pain Unforgiven”

Although he vows never to return to Greene County, Grant Hicks, the protagonist of “Pain Unforgiven” does just that in this novel of self discovery and forgiveness. Hicks is a 37-year-old partner in an Atlanta law firm who has managed to escape the painful memories of his hometown. An unexpected phone call lures him back […] [...]

Sanctuary reminds New Bay Books owner of what matters most in life

by Lynn Lofton Published: April 17,2011

Tags: Bay Books, In the Sanctuary of Outcasts, Jeremy Burke, Kristen Tusa, Neil White

As the new owners of Bay Books in Bay St. Louis, Kristen Tusa and Jeremy Burke are off on a new adventure. Both grew up in this Hancock County town and wanted the book store to continue when the former owner announced she was moving to Italy. Although she says she may be late discovering […] [...]

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