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Apr 25, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirDrift: The Unmooring Of American Military Powerby Rachel MaddowIn her new book, Drift: the Unmooring of American Military Power,  Rachel Maddow,  ...
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Apr 25, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirLots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna QuindlenAnna Quindlen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer whose new memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, explores her...
Apr 24, 2012
Think Like a Man took over the #1 box office spot this weekend, stopping the Hunger Games four-week streak.  I saw it this weekend and was very impressed.  If you like romantic comedies...
Apr 24, 2012
On May 27, 1937, after four years of construction, the completion of the Golden  Gate Bridge was celebrated.  200,000 people walked or roller-skated across the span linking San Francisco...
Apr 16, 2012
via Telegraph Urban Dictionary defines fangirling as:Pronunciation: /FAN'gərl'ing/v. the reaction a fangirl has to any mention or sighting of the object of her "affection."...
Apr 12, 2012
 If you love historical fiction, as I do, you are always looking for reading recommendations.  Booklist magazine, a publication of the American Library Association, has published its...
Apr 6, 2012
 At last, it’s time for baseball again.  The  six month wait is over and we start fresh with a whole new season before us.  It could happen again, Giants fans! As a...
Mar 22, 2012
 More intriguing first lines from books that are currently available for “Lucky Day” first-come-first-served checkout: “The man flew through the air, propelled by one of...
Mar 14, 2012
GPOY (This is me all this week)When I'm not gazing out the window, looking mean, but admiring the rain, I'll be reading: The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee'...
Mar 13, 2012
Just in case you don’t get enough live basketball in the next couple of weeks, here are some great basketball films to fill in the days between the NCAA Tournament games. Coach Carter....