Holly Howze, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

TREASURES ON THE SHELVES

Treasures on the Shelves — Gardening books worth a look

Now that spring is here and summer is quickly approaching, it’s time to write about the great American pastime. No, I’m not talking about baseball ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Saturday, May 28, 2022 10:00 am

TREASURES ON THE SHELVES

Treasures on the Shelves — Virginia authors are worth a read

Not long ago, I was looking at some of the book titles being released soon and it struck me how many of the writers I ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Friday, May 6, 2022 4:15 pm

TREASURES ON THE SHELVES

Treasures on the Shelves — Expand your reading list

As both a librarian and an avid reader, I often find myself either looking for something to read or helping suggest a title or subject ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Thursday, April 21, 2022 5:30 pm

Columns

Treasures on the Shelves — Cuddle up with a cozy

When you hear the word ‘cozy’, it brings to mind warmth, comfort, maybe in the form of a blanket, and a feeling of security. Cozy ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Saturday, March 26, 2022 12:00 pm

Columns

Treasures on the shelves — Other hidden figures in history

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, I was thinking about the many contributions women have made to better our world. The saying ‘history is written ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Saturday, March 5, 2022 10:39 am

Lifestyles

Treasures on the Shelves — Black History Month reads recommended

As we celebrate Black History Month, I’m excited to write about some of the Black authors who are part of our collection. Alyssa Cole is ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Thursday, February 17, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

Treasures on the shelves: Retellings of the story

Every month when I order books for our library system, I notice there seems to be a new title being promoted as a “retelling,” or ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Thursday, January 27, 2022 12:41 pm

Columns

Winter weather supplies

As I was shelving books a few weeks ago, I came across an older title that is part of our collection. “All About the Months” ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Sunday, January 16, 2022 12:00 pm

Columns

Column — Books from 2021 that you should read

As 2021 winds down, I’m sure many of you have noticed the numerous ‘best of’ lists that crop up this time of year. Take your ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Saturday, December 25, 2021 8:00 am

Columns

Column — Find your new favorite book series

If you ask any reader who their favorite literary character is, their answers will probably include Jane Eyre, Jo March or Huckleberry Finn. But you ... Read more

by Holly Howze, Friday, December 3, 2021 10:00 am