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Jan 7, 2013
The web and print media are rife with “best book of 2012” lists right now.    I’m curious about what our local Marin County “Best Reads of 2012” list...
Jan 7, 2013
This installment: three novels-- a complex story exploring cyber-bullying, adoption trials, and a lost daughter; Asian-American college students politicized and confused two decades later; and the...
Jan 7, 2013
Each year the New York Times comes up with a list of notable children's picture books. The 2012 picks feature an assortment of dragons, curious children and fish ---a cast of characters that...
Jan 4, 2013
In the past, I have blogged the first sentences of popular books--how an author immediately sets the tone and introduces the plot or character.  Lately, I started paying attention to final...
Jan 3, 2013
Generally speaking we are all tired of paranormal books with the whole forbidden love theme. However this book is a cut above the rest.  Intense, page turning, revevnants, humor, suspense, mind...
8 minutes in the morning
Jan 2, 2013
Did you overindulge during the holidays?  Me, too, but it’s a brand new year and time to start thinking about getting back in shape.  Here are some ideas to try.Develop a plan and...
Jan 1, 2013
Happy New Year to each and every one of our wonderful patrons.  May 2013 bring peace and happiness to you all!Terry and Nicole
Dec 31, 2012
This installment: Wacky linked stories, a beach read to warm you up, and more short stories full of jaunty courage.       The Kissing List by Stephanie Reents

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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook
Dec 27, 2012
According to EarlyWord, the Publisher/Librarian Connection website, cookbooks are the most popular nonfiction titles.   EarlyWord has compiled a list of the best cookbooks of 2012 from...
Dec 24, 2012
Save a Life—Learn CPRLearning CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, can help you save a life. It can also make you more employable, since many employers require this training. Summer...