The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 20

What to Read This Summer, with Virginia Ties
"BOOKS ARE A UNIQUELY portable magic," said

something missing.

author Stephen King. Whether you plan to spend

While Tim struggles to

your summer relaxing at Smith Mountain Lake or

regain his passion, his

enjoying the views from your backyard, we have

adopted son wrestles

a few suggestions when it comes to choosing

with his own passion

your portable magic.

for the successful and

"My Best Everything" by Sarah Tomp
This debut novel by JMU graduate Sarah Tomp
tells the story of Lulu Mendez who longs to leave
behind her small Virginia town in favor of college
in California. When her father loses her tuition
money, Lulu embarks on a clandestine scheme

beautiful country vet,
Lace. Charlottesvillebased author Jan Karon

practicing attorney, Michael Signer reintroduces

delivers yet another comic, feel-good story filled

readers to the Virginia-born Founding Father

with lovable characters who call the rolling hills

who achieved the most, but is known the least.

of Mitford home.

"The Book of Speculation" by Erika Swyler

to make and sell moonshine and turns to Mason,

"Becoming Madison" by Michael Signer

a boy with a troubled past and the know-how

Signer's latest book is more than a biography;

a young librarian, finds an old, water-damaged

to make the new business work. Falling in love

"Becoming Madison" chronicles the life of the

book on his doorstep: a log from the owner of

was never part of the plan, so Lulu must choose

fourth president before age 36 and explores

a traveling circus in the 1700s. He begins to dis-

between what she's always wanted and what she

how Madison's intelligence, charisma and drive

never knew she needed.

helped to lay the foundation for the country's

cover strange connections between the circus

"Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good"
by Jan Karon

success. Author, advocate, political theorist and

ONLINE

In the latest installment in the bestselling Mit-

u Visit TheRoanoker.com for an interview

ford series, Tim Kavanaugh and his wife re-

with Sarah Tomp and a chance to win a

turn to the charming village of Mitford to find

copy of "My Best Everything."

MMM...BEER.

While his family's home is falling apart, Simon,

log and his own life, including the mysterious
drowning of the women in his family. Simon
works to reverse the curse that began hundreds
of years earlier along the banks of a salt-water
river in Virginia in order to save his sister's life.

-SAMANTHA HOBACK

UBER: ROANOKE'S NEW RIDE ARRIVES

The Roanoker

GREAT EXOTIC TASTES: DINING AT LA ELENITA & NOPALES

The Roanoker

r o a n o k e

r o a n o k e

INSIDER'S GUIDE

l i f e s t y l e

BEST IN OUTDOOR

Picnic Goodies

HOTEL ROANOKE PHONE BOOTH
INSPIRES A MASTER SUITE

THE HOMES ISSUE
4 RE-DO HOW-TOS
PAGE 22

l i f e s t y l e

Cupcake Wars!

2015
BEDROOM

r o a n o k e

VINTON!

Patio Fun

BEAUTIFUL

READ IT AND FLOSS, PAGE 58

Special
Section:

BEAMER'S 25

PAGE 29

WHAT YOUR DENTIST CAN
READ IN YOUR TEETH

YES, IT'S HERE

TOP LOCAL

SPEAKING OF THE
UNSPEAKABLE

IS LUCY THE BEST
DOGGIE EVER?

m e t r o p o l i t a n

'Terroir' for
Craft Beer?

Entertaining

RAPE

100 beers from over

WE'VE GOT THE
FIGURES ON WHO
PREDICTS BEST

OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA

and Other NoVa Wonders

READ IT AND WEEP, PAGE 52

The Roanoker

Weather Wars

to the Lake

LOVE

l i f e s t y l e

Plu s

SUMMER OUTSIDE!

m e t r o p o l i t a n

THINGS YOU GOTTA

A SALUTE TO OUR HEROES
& TO OUR LOVING DOGS
(& CATS)

A selection of OVER

m e t r o p o l i t a n

32

TOP DOCTORS

DUMB
THINGS
DUBIOUS
ACHIEVEMENT
AWARDS

WHO IS BEST FOR ME?

[The Nurses Know]

Page 40

PICK YOUR
FAVORITE FROM
BUBBLECAKE &
VIVA LA CUPCAKE
PAGE 66

LAISSEZ LES BON TEMPS . . . CAJUN! PAGE 72

The Roanoker

30 Micro & Craft

m e t r o p o l i t a n

Breweries of the

r o a n o k e

l i f e s t y l e

Longest Running City
Magazine in Virginia

Mid-Atlantic Region

10 FAMILY TREKS / MADE HERE, SOLD ALL OVER / 1914 HOME REBORN

ELMWOOD PARK * JEFFERSON STREET
SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015 * NOON-6PM

BRAINIACS!

High-Schoolers Way Beyond 4.0

SUMMERTIME FOOD

Dogs, Brews, Bagels and More

The Roanoker

CYBER WORRIES

What to Fret, What to Forget m e t r o p o l i t a n

The Roanoker
m e t r o p o l i t a n

r o a n o k e

r o a n o k e

l i f e s t y l e

l i f e s t y l e

the1

HOMES
ISSUE
10 TIPS
from the

EXPERTS
What's Your
HOME WORTH
Now?

TOP 100
REALTORS

sourcebook

WHERE TO

Live and Learn, Dine and Shop,
Play and Watch, Work and Relax,
Get Well and Cultured,
and Even Retire

Best Of, Top Docs,
Dining Awards & more...
6 great issues. 1 great magazine.
TheRoanoker.com
SUBSCRIBE TODAY

20 | JULY/AUGUST 2015

THEROANOKER.COM


http://www.TheRoanoker.com http://www.TheRoanoker.com http://www.THEROANOKER.COM

The Roanoker - July/August 2015

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Roanoker - July/August 2015

Top Docs 2015 - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL
Uber - New Way to Ride - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL
Best Days Under the Sun: Outdoor Entertaining Guide
Outdoor Space: The Smith Home
Wait, Beer Terroir?
Who’s Getting the Weather Right?
Let’s Go to the Lake!
Let’s Go to NoVa!
The Perfect Picnic - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL
Beamer’s 25 - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL
From The Editor / Worth a Click
The Calendar
The Gist
The Flavor
The Dish: Dining Guide
Where Are They Now?
2015 Education Guide
Vinton!
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Intro
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Cover1
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Cover2
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 3
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 4
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 5
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 6
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 7
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 8
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 9
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - From The Editor / Worth a Click
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 11
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - The Calendar
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 13
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 14
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 15
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 16
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 17
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - The Gist
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 19
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 20
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - The Flavor
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Top Docs 2015 - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 23
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 24
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 25
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 26
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 27
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 28
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 29
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 30
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 31
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 32
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 33
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 34
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 35
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 36
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 37
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 38
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 39
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 40
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 41
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Uber - New Way to Ride - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 43
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 44
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 45
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Best Days Under the Sun: Outdoor Entertaining Guide
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 47
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 48
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 49
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 50
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 51
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 52
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 53
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 54
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Outdoor Space: The Smith Home
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 56
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 57
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 58
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 59
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 60
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 61
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Wait, Beer Terroir?
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 63
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 64
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 65
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 2015 Education Guide
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 67
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 68
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 69
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 70
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 71
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Who’s Getting the Weather Right?
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 73
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 74
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Vinton!
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V2
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V3
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V4
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V5
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V6
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V7
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V8
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V9
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V10
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V11
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V12
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V13
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V14
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V15
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V16
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V17
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V18
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V19
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V20
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V21
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V22
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V23
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V24
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V25
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V26
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V27
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V28
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V29
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V30
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V31
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - V32
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Let’s Go to the Lake!
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 76
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 77
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 78
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 79
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 80
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Let’s Go to NoVa!
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 82
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 83
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 84
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 85
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - The Perfect Picnic - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 87
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 88
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 89
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Beamer’s 25 - ENHANCED FOR DIGITAL
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 91
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 92
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 93
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 94
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 95
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - 96
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - The Dish: Dining Guide
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Where Are They Now?
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Cover3
The Roanoker - July/August 2015 - Cover4
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20200910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20200304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20200102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20191112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20190910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20190708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20190506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20190304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20190102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20181112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20180910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20180708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20180506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20180304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20180102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20171112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20170910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/TheRoanoker_JulyAugust2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/TheRoanoker_MayJune2017
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20170304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20170102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20161112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20160910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20160708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20160506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20160304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20160102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20151112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20150910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20150708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20150506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20150304
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20150102
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20141112
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20140910
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20140708
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_20140506
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_201403
https://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/leisure/roanoker_201402
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com