Below are the latest posts from blogs written by NCIBA members and some of our favorite local book bloggers. Clicking on the title link will take you to the blog, while clicking on the link in the post will take you directly to that post.
January 2013--Cloud Atlas by Tom
14 Dec 2012 at 2:38am
by David Mitchell
Quotes About Life from a Little Man Wearing a Bow Tie by Book Passage Bookstore
31 May 2013 at 3:09pm
I was in the parking lot at Book Passage in Corte Madera early Wednesday morning. I dropped my son off at school and was sitting in my car waiting to go into a yoga class. As I ate my son?s toas...
Book Review - City of Lost Dreams by Magnus Flyte by Caitlin Martin
5 Dec 2013 at 1:39pm
Synopsis: In this action-packed sequel to City of Dark Magic, we find musicologist Sarah Weston in Vienna in search of a cure for her friend Pollina, who is now gravely ill and who may not have muc...
Point ... Counterpoint: Three Links by Chatter
4 Dec 2013 at 3:30pm
(1) Sure, the New York Times' "100 Notable Books of 2013" is a worthy list (as is their Top 10 list) . . . but it doesn't hold a candle to the Top 50 for the year at our locations in Brentwood and ...
Memorial Day in the USA. Bach?s Suite No. 2 for solo cello in D minor. by Tony
27 May 2013 at 11:37am
People we love; people we love and have lost.
When my mother died, I played this piece for myself and for her. Today, remembering my father, I craved the solace of the minor key, very slow... I play...
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by A Million Words
20 Jun 2012 at 9:14pm
Title: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Author: Grace Lin
Genre: Middle Grade Fiction
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: Available now in paperback
Where the Mountain Me...
Indie, dog customer at Rakestraw Books by Gina Lewis-Lee
1 Dec 2013 at 10:59pm
Meet Indie, Rakestraw Books’ first customer on Small Business Saturday. She’s ready to “shop small,” once she’s had her morning biscuit. Find Rakestraw Books of Danville, California, on Facebook an...
Giveaway: Smart Mudflap Girl Necklace by trish
29 Oct 2013 at 10:34pm
November 13, 2013 – ETA – In usual form, I’m late picking the winners. But here’s the random sequence for comments 1 through 34: Heather S. and nomadreader were the winners! Congratulations! An ...
Review: The Original 1982 by Lori Carson by Laura
11 Jun 2013 at 8:41am
My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars There were many things I did like about this book, but some aspects didn’t quite jell for me. Summary via Goodreads: It’s 1982, and Lisa is twenty-four years old, a waitre...
Kepler's on the rebound: One year in by Kepler's Books
17 Jul 2013 at 9:14pm
We would like to thank all of our hard working staff and super supportive community of customers, authors, transition team members, investors, donors, publishers, vendors, partners, Future Search p...
Vacation by Bookgeek
7 Jun 2012 at 12:36pm
I am on vacation! back July 6 happy reading
James Chandler: Titanic Centennial Celebration by email@example.com (Aggie)
15 Apr 2012 at 10:27am
Bowker's issued a press release about the 98 books published for the Centennial of the Titanic's sinking. Most seem to look at the same event from different angles or work with Cameron's version. ...
Wham! ? Fantastic [Picture Disc, Japanese Pressing] by Bennett Jackson
3 Dec 2013 at 7:45pm
You need this Japanese-import Wham! picture disc. It?s perfect for the holidays. It could be a regular gift or a white elephant gift, but ultimately, it is a gift to humanity. Check it out.
Interactive Board Books - Lift the Flap, Pull the Tab, Touch the Feather, It'... by BookyG
12 Sep 2013 at 2:40pm
INTERACTIVE BOARD BOOKS:
These are the books that encourage infants and toddlers to actively participate in the story. It starts with touchy feeling books around six months. Babies graduate to lift ...
Author?s Event by watershedbookco
23 May 2013 at 2:43pm
Late Notice…many apologies… Watershed Books will celebrate the publication of local author, Steve Davis’ book OFFICER DOWN on Friday, May 24th from 3pm until 5pm….Join us for delicious refreshments...