Tuesday, August 12, 2003

Page turners - What you are reading



Emil Wilbekin

A Cincinnati native and editor-in-chief of Vibe Magazine, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a special collectors edition

The Fire Next Time by James A. Baldwin (Vintage Books; $9.00)

The Queen of Harlem by Brian Keith Jackson (Doubleday; $22.95)

"I'm reading The Fire Next Time for its content as well as structure, because I want to continue to craft my own writing and I'm interested in writing a book of essays. Queen of Harlem is written by a friend and set in New York City

. --Mona Bronson Fuqua

Holly Flake

Member of M.E. Lyons YMCA, Anderson Township

Junie B. Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy by Barbara Park/Denise Brunkus, illustrator. (Random House; $3.99).

"Junie B. Jones is in kindergarten in the afternoon and her dad had to go to the hair salon. She wanted to be a hair salon person too, so she gets all of these stuffed animals and practices cutting all their hair. Her mom took the scissors away and she found another pair and cut her own hair. So she had to go to the hair salon and get her hair cut. It's a good book and very funny."

--Marsie Hall Newbold




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