The First Lady of Outlaw Country

The First Lady of Outlaw Country Mirriam Jennings – better known as ‘70s country superstar Jessi Colter – recounts her love story with the ultimate country outlaw, her late husband, Waylon Jennings, in her memoir An Outlaw and A Lady (HarperCollins Christian Publishing, $26.99). She grew up in Mesa in the 1940s-1950s, and her words …

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Tale as Old as Time

Imagine being 36 years old when your future wife is born. Would it keep you from living happily ever after? It wasn’t an easy road, but Bobbie Walters and Jules Rusoff were married for 35 years before Rusoff died in 2006. As told by Walters, Ageless (Jones Media Publishing, $9.99) is the story of a …

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Playing with Your Food

Food lovers and pun appreciators alike will find appetizing entertainment in Phoenix artist Sandra Marshall’s One Hot Night at the Veggie Bar (Vesuvius Press, $21.95). Marshall, whose paintings and photographs line gallery and restaurant walls around the Valley, says she has always art-directed family dinners and written stories and poems to accompany her culinary creations. …

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