Jul 16, 2012
A blue –collar southern drama, a satire on organic food for babies, and an incredible partnership between the author of the Lemony Snicket books and a brilliant illustrator    ...
Drawing of telescope, earth, and  the universe
Jul 16, 2012
California Academy of Sciences Astronomer Bing Quock has been giving a series of talks on the summer sky at various branches of the Marin County Free Library.  Mr. Quock discusses observing the...
Jul 11, 2012
     Marion Cunningham passed away today, whose legacy in food writing is cherished amongst many of today's prominent foodies.     "She's one of...
Jul 9, 2012
A psychological/legal thriller, a wry romance underscored by  grief , and a heart-breaking young adult book. Defending Jacob  by William Landay

Usually police procedural/...
Jun 26, 2012
I  just realized I now have a big backlog of reviews to share and keep reading and writing more, so I’ll step up posting to once a week.  Here we have a mystery, a treasure trove of...
Jun 23, 2012
From Aaron Paul (aka Jesse Pinkman)'s twitter feed Lately, I've been having trouble sleeping. There are many factors at play. While not the most salient, the most bloggable of my...
Jun 18, 2012
 a mystery featuring in vitro fertilization, a novel about theatrical ambition, and a book about Jonestown.  Also check out the summer reading game where I’ll be posting ...
Jun 12, 2012
 The Marin County Free Library is inviting all readers to share in the Summer Reading Fun from June 9 through August 11.   Children, Teens and Adults can enjoy special programs,...
Jun 6, 2012
Well-known author Ray Bradbury, who wrote more than 27 novels and 600 short stories, died today at age 91.This morning, President Obama paid tribute to the popular author known as a writer of...
Jun 5, 2012
Early June’s picks : a novel based in Korea, short stories featuring animals and the environment, and new book by an old favorite.Forgotten Country  by Catherine Chung
Janie and...