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Editor's note: The holidays are here, and that means it's time to slow down and spend some time with family and friends. Of course, a...

When my wife and I were anticipating our first child, my father demanded that I allow our son to believe in the magic of...

My name is Archibald Reef, and I am a ghost. Though to be honest, ‘ghost’ suggests an incorporeal form, an idea primarily used by children,...

It’s a Friday morning at the Portsmouth Public Library and the building is busy with activity. Upstairs, a class on the basics of using Excel is...

After writer and journalist Wendy Williams finished college, she lived in a small horse barn in Vermont, where she cared for two horses. Williams...

This has been an amazing year for books, and whether you like cooking, history, science, movies, or something entirely different, there’s something in here for...

Beatlebone by Kevin Barry Taking real-life events, Barry has created a fantastical novel about one of the world’s icons: John Lennon. In “Beatlebone,” it’s 1978 and...

Guy Capecelatro III and Michael Winters sit at a conference table in The Sound’s office. Capecelatro, a wordsmith who rarely (if ever) declines a...

When writer Jeremy Robinson was growing up in Beverly, Mass., he’d look out his bedroom window and imagine Godzilla, the giant movie monster best...

Mothers, Tell Your Daughters: Stories by Bonnie Jo Campbell  Although she has been writing award-nominated fiction for some time now, Campbell is still a hidden gem...