08/11/19 11:00am

Courtesy Photo Christina Alger’s ‘Girls Like Us,’ debuted at Number 13 on The New York Times bestseller list last month.

Cristina Alger has perfected the character of the smart, spunky heroine, which she showcased in “The Banker’s Wife,” last year’s successful novel. She’s followed up that tour de force with a crime novel this summer, “Girls Like Us,” which debuted at Number 13 on The New York Times bestseller list last month.

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06/30/19 11:00am

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It’s an all-in-the-family operation at Arcadia Wealth Management, where Shelter Islanders Walter Wisniewski and his daughter Allison Vanaski guide their clients to achieve financial stability, explaining methods in their recently published book, ‘The Millionaire Within.’

The father-daughter financial counseling team of Walter Wisniewski and Allison Vanaski have learned a lot over their years working together. In their new book, “The Millionaire Within,” they share many strategies for handling money, but in an interview with the Reporter, they said they’ve also learned quite a bit themselves from dealing with clients.

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06/28/19 12:00pm

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 Adriana Trigiani.

There was a record turnout for the Shelter Island Public Library’s Book and Author Luncheon on Saturday, June 22, with avid fans of novelist Adriana Trigiani swelling the ranks of the Library’s traditional supporters.

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05/17/19 10:00am

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Bill Geist’s latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.

Viewers of “CBS: Sunday Morning” over the last three decades, and readers of the New York Times before that, have come to know Bill Geist as an entertaining observer of idiosyncratic people and customs all across America. His latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. 

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01/11/19 8:00am

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Staying indoors this winter? Pick up some of the Shelter Island Library’s staff picks to pass the time.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss

With this winter weather, rain and short daylight hours, it’s easy to fall into hibernation mode and stay inside once the sun is gone at 5 p.m. While technology makes movies, TV shows and video games easily accessible, it’s also easy to binge-watch the winter away. But let’s not forget the satisfaction of turning the pages of an actual paper book.

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