Books that garner incredible buzz and even bigger sales can be timeless, making them relevant to a new generation of readers.

Blogger and creator of the First Coast Connect Book Club, Stacey Goldring, shared some "it" books for this holiday season that would make perfect gifts for all types of readers.

Atlas Shrugged (1957)

Authors Dale C. Carson and Wes Denham

Each year, around 9.7 percent of Jacksonville's adult population is arrested and put in jail for at least one night, according to local attorney and former FBI agent Dale Carson. 

As a result, Jacksonville has the highest arrest record in the United States.

The First Coast Connect Book Club: Student Summer Reads

Jul 17, 2013
Flashlight Press

Have a K-12 student at home looking for something new to read?

In this month's First Coast Connect Book Club, local book blogger Stacey Goldring has combed through the Just Read Florida! 2013 Summer Recommended Reading List for these great titles.

Grades K-3

Local Author Turns Break-Up Into Book Deal

May 1, 2013
Florida Times-Union

After being dumped by her boyfriend of 10 years, First Coast author Caryn Rosenthal decided to turn that negative experience into a positive one. Rosnethal and co-author Maryjane Fahey, who was also dumped by her long term boyfriend, decided to get their lives back together, and used those bad breakups to write a successful book, "Dumped".