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Evening Reads Book Club

Posted by on Feb 11, 2020 in | 0 comments

Evening Reads Book Club

This month’s selection is Patti Smith’s Year of the Monkey – “a beautiful, elegant, and poetic memoir” according to NPR Book Review Gabino Iglesias. Join us! https://www.npr.org/2019/09/24/763812369/patti-smith-weaves-between-worlds-real-and-imagined-in-year-of-the-monkey Email caroline@bookgarden.biz for location and other...

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Poetry in the Garden Secret Garden Fundraiser

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in | 0 comments

Fundraiser for Secret Garden School

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Vist the Book Garden Author’s Room at Milford Alive

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in In The News | 0 comments

This year’s Milford Alive event will feature several local authors from the surrounding area. The Authors’ Table, sponsored by The Book Garden, will be located by the grist mill near the Milford Bridge. Milford Alive is Saturday, Sept. 23 from 11:00am to 5pm. The following authors will be featured this year: Pete Tucker, author of Memoirs of a Jersey Farm Boy, is a life-long resident of Pittstown, NJ. His farm is in the heart of agricultural area of Hunterdon County. Meaning no disrespect to anyone’s feats of higher learning, he holds a Doctorate degree from Hard Knocks University in Pittstown where his career entailed a quizzical mixture of occupations and assiduous study. He retired at 49 years old after selling his co-owned Tucker Publishing Co. in Flemington, New Jersey. Tucker and his wife, Judy, own most of the original family farm where they watch the horses graze and the hay being baled. Somebody has to do it! Tucker attributes many of his life’s rewards and accomplishments to early life on the farm. Thérese Halscheid’s collection Frozen Latitudes, the barren and timeless landscape of Alaska becomes a metaphor for places frozen in time when her father Charles, suffered brain damage. Woven among these pages are journey poems of other locales, which share the interchangeability of nature and human nature. Previous poetry collections include Powertalk, Without Home, Uncommon Geography, which won a finalist award for the Paterson Poetry Book Prize; and Greatest Hits, a chapbook award from Pudding House Publications. Her poetry, essays and short stories have appeared in magazines such as The Gettysburg Review, Tampa Review, Sou’wester, Tiferet, among others. She has received Fellowships from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and NJ State Council on the Arts. Denny Daikeler, is a retired Interior Designer and an ordained Interfaith Minister. She is the author of WHAT COLOR IS YOUR SLIPCOVER? published by Rodale Press, and MESSAGES, Published by Balboa Press. She also has written for various magazines and was the designer on AM Philadelphia from 1980-1985. Ms Daikeler is on the teaching staff of School of Sacred Ministries and makes her home in Milford, New Jersey. Caroline Scutt, co-author of Frenchtown, NJ: History Along The River, is also co-owner of The Book Garden in Frenchtown. Her work has been published in lifestyle and travel magazines. Her first novel, Some Girls was published in 2012. She lives in Frenchtown with her husband, Jeff, daughter, Julia and a house full of furry family...

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Harry Potter, Muggles and Midnight Magic

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in In The News | 0 comments

The Book Garden celebrated Harry Potter’s birthday and the release of the much anticipated, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Saturday, July 30th.  The book is in stageplay form, written by John Tiffany and Jack Thorne with help from JK Rowling; Thorne adapted the story into book form. It is the first Harry Potter release since 2007. A core group of young local fans,  Aiden, Grace, and Charlotte worked diligently since February to set the stage for the evening and were joined by Brianne, Megan, Julia, Annecy and Emmaline in May to pull together the final details. The result was an evening filled with trivia, treats – butter beer, unicorn blood punch, Bott’s Beans and Hagrid’s Rock Cakes (three varieties as part of tasting contest). By 11pm the Book Garden was transformed into a miniature Hogwarts with over 100 students, professors and other witches, wizards and muggles spilling out into the street where dueling matches took place. Just before midnight, Roger of the River Town Radio Theater troupe read the epilogue of the last Harry Potter book to a mesmerized audience. The magic of Harry Potter swirled through Frenchtown well into the morning hours and beyond. We are honored to have been part of this fantastical...

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Hunterdon Comic Fest

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in | 0 comments

  We’re back and going to be bigger and better than ever! Details to...

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