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The only thing more challenging than actually finding time to sit and read a book? Choosing the perfect tome from among the bazillion available options. So, while you're tasked with carving out a few hours to unwind with the written word, we're helping you out with a handpicked list of excellent reads. Ahead, 10 local notables dish on what they're reading right now (and what's next). Go ahead and make a cup of tea, find a cozy blanket, and get ready to lose yourself for a few hours.
Chances are, the outfit you picture when you hear "black tie" is probably a dress. It may even be a gown — if you're feeling extra-fancy. The whole black-tie-means-dress thing is a fairly common notion among partygoers, and for good reason. Straying from this norm can prove difficult. Terrifying, even. But, that doesn't read
Oh na na, what's her Bond name?
News broke yesterday, September 29, that the "Umbrella" singer was slated to star in the forthcoming 007 film Bond 24. Though it's unconfirmed, many of our readers were pretty open to the idea. Rihanna's tough, she's stunning, and gives zero you-know-whats. She'd make a fine addition to read