Mar 4, 2013
This installment: 3 novels. Technology brings the dead to life (kind of; a contentious relationship between a chaperone and her rebellious charge, set in the ‘20’s; and a British drama...
National Book Critics Circle
Feb 27, 2013
The National Book Critics Circle announced its finalists for publishing year 2012 on January 14, and the winners will be revealed tomorrow, February 28, at 6PM in New York City.  The NBCC...
Feb 25, 2013
This installment: a mess of an upper class wedding, a miracle baby washes up on shore, and small-town Canadian life is exposed through linked stories.   Seating Arrangements by Maggie...
Feb 19, 2013
Blog Post for 3rd week in FebThis installment: another great Scandinavian mystery, a novel about rose growing (and much more), and a novel with an environmental theme set in Colorado.  ...
Feb 12, 2013
Valentine’s Day is a good time to curl up with a quiet,  gentle read.  No violence.  No explicit sex.  Just family, friends, and enduring love.  Some adventure.  ...
Feb 11, 2013
 This installment : a Persian historical novel; Armenian historical novel, and yet another Scandinavian mystery.     Equal of the Sun by Anita Amirrezvanni

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Gone with the Wind
Feb 7, 2013
Snuggle up with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day and watch some romantic movies.  You’ll find a great selection at the Marin County Free Libraries.  On the MCFL home page click...
Feb 5, 2013
English history fans are abuzz with the news of the discovery of the remains of Richard III, portrayed by Shakespeare as an evil, deformed, power-hungry  murderer of the Little Princes in the...
Feb 4, 2013
Neshama’s Choices for 1st week in FebruaryThis installment: an old favorite to listen to, a cult classic movie, a girl abducted by fairies (contemporary version), and a space odyssey with...
Jan 31, 2013
 I have been listening to a downloaded audio of The Jefferson Key, by Steve Berry, a  compelling and  delightfully preposterous  political thriller involving a secret...