Oct 15, 2012
This installment: creepy true crime in Japan, witty British short stories, and a Southwest mystery in the Hillerman tradition. (And you may wonder how I choose the three books that appear each week...
Oct 8, 2012
This installment: disembodied spirits in a school tragedy, an intimate look at slow medicine in action, and another satisfying Scandinavian mystery…   Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton...
Oct 1, 2012
This installment: weird short stories featuring animals, grim childhood doings in England, and an amazing mystical blockbuster.   I Am An Executioner by Rajesh ParameswaranSubtitled Love...
Banned poster
Sep 28, 2012
Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read!  For the last thirty years, the American Library Association has drawn attention to efforts across the country to restrict access to books....
Sep 28, 2012
  New eBooks are available through the Marin County Free Library. They can be used on any devices or computers that are compatible with eBooks. These new eBooks include The Dog Stars by Peter...
Sierra upgrade
Sep 25, 2012
Next week the library will be installing a new software upgrade.  While the upgrade is being implemented, some of our services will be affected.  In order to help everyone prepare and plan...
Sep 24, 2012
this installment covers a novel about the greedy rich,  Anne Tyler's latest, and a new C.J. Box mystery! 
   The Darlings  by Cristina Alger

Ahh,...
Sep 19, 2012
In these days of a close Presidential campaign,  you might decide that politics is a ruthless and dangerous game.  But as a fan of history and historical novels, I have been reading books...
Sep 17, 2012
A riveting memoir, the ultimate parental challenge, and a novel of old and new Vietnam.    What  to Look For in Winter by Candia McWilliam

This is the kind of memoir I...
Sep 10, 2012
An absurb yet heatbreaking road trip, a nasty yet funny DVD, and another compelling dark English childhood mystery    Another Happy Day (DVD)

This film puts the fun in...