When Michael Connelly sat down to write “The Scarecrow,” his second book about journalist Jack McEvoy, he didn’t have to do much research. He was writing what he knows.
When she was 19, Philadelphia singer/songwriter Melody Gardot was involved in an accident that damaged both her body and her brain. A car struck her as she was riding her bicycle, although she can’t remember why or where she was pedaling to. The accident left her with a fractured pelvis and damaged her spine.
When Jimmy Buffett’s fans – called Parrotheads – get together, it’s a given that there will be a lot of food, fun, tropical music and adult beverages.
With the release of “Shine,” her 10th studio album, on RCA Records Nashville, multiple-platinum recording artist Martina McBride has once again debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. The CD’s single “Ride,” released in late 2008, is #11 on this week’s singles chart.
Legend has it that when author Alexander McCall Smith saw a “traditionally built” woman in Botswana tending to the chickens in her yard, he decided to create a series of books centered on her life.