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Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for August 2016

Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for August 2016

Wow. Summer went by quickly. Fear not, however. With the beginning of August comes another Books + Brews, your monthly low-down on what’s worth reading and drinking. Whether you’re headed back to school (and appropriately aged) or just getting ready to face Fall’s onslaught of pumpkin beers, take a minute or two to check out my beer and book recommendations. This month’s are courtesy of my recent trip to Asheville! August’s Brew: ESB, Green Man Brewery (Extra Special Bitter, 5.5%,…

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Books to Read Before Summer 2016 Ends

Books to Read Before Summer 2016 Ends

So, I’m getting ready to start Semester 2 of my MFA at the Bluegrass Writers Studio. And, as much as I love the writing community and the professors there, this pretty much means that it’s time for me to stop reading what I want to read and start reading what I’m told to read. That’s not stopping me from powering through want I want to finish, though, and whatever you might have looming shouldn’t stop you, either. So, if you’re…

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Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for July 2016

Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for July 2016

Welcome to Books + Brews, The Shaw Spot’s monthly low-down on what to read and drink. You can expect one of these bad boys around the beginning of every month, where I’ll be letting you know what currently has me excited in the craft beer and literature worlds. No more wandering around the bookstore (unless you want to), no more vacant staring at your beer bar’s menu — just some friendly advice on a book you can pick up and…

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