Bookstore Blogs

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.

The Classics I Forgot to Read Book Club

January 2013--Cloud Atlas by Tom
14 Dec 2012 at 2:38am
by David Mitchell

Book(ed) Passage

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...

chaotic compendiums

Book Review - Indefensible by Lee Goodman by Caitlin Martin
9 Jul 2014 at 5:00am

Synopsis:  In the bestselling tradition of Defending Jacob, this taut legal thriller follows the trail of a man determined to protect his community?and his family?at any cost.

Sometimes a simple wal...

Chatter's blog

Congratulations, Maxine Hong Kingston! by Chatter
23 Jul 2014 at 3:05pm

Enormous congratulations are due Oakland?s own (&, let?s be real, she?s also one of Diesel?s beloved customers) Maxine Hong Kingston, for being awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts.  Awards ar...

figgarden bookstore

Words on Books... and a few other things from time to time

Playlist for the KZYX classical music program "Ensemble" 20 May 2014 by Tony
20 May 2014 at 4:16pm

20 May 2014: Tony Miksak sitting in for Alan Kendall 8 - 10 pm ?Ensemble?

8 pm ======== station ID, underwriting. ===============
Tonight we will be hearing the music of Zelenka, Dvor...

A Million Words

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...

Pets in Bookstores

Loganberry Books has a cat named Otis by Gina Lewis-Lee
30 Jun 2014 at 9:43pm
  Otis joined the staff of Loganberry Books in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in 2008– to be adored by customers and staff ever since.   Playful Otis will race his co-worker to the counter where they’ll tag...

Hey Lady! Whatcha Readin'?

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 ...

I'm Booking It

Fluffy Books by Laura
28 Jun 2014 at 7:50pm
Popping in with a quick post! I asked my Facebook community for some suggestions for fluffy, non-mentally demanding reading, and oh boy did they come through!  Books, series, and authors in a varie...

Kepler's: The Book Flap

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

Well-Read Donkey

Notes on Psychological Landscape Part II by (Aggie)
18 Jun 2014 at 7:00am

This is a sequel to my previous post Notes on Psychological Landscape Part I. 

In their paper ?Utilizing Complexity To Change Psychological Landscapes,? Maryann Reese, MA and Dr. Miriam R. Tausner u...


Laurindo Almeida ? Best Of Laurindo Almeida [Red Vinyl] by Bennett
24 Jul 2014 at 5:57pm
For those moments when you?re enjoying a martini in your sunken living room. The sophisticated guitar of Laurindo Almeida on RED VINYL!

Booky Kids

2013 Picture Books I Want for My Family by BookyG
15 Mar 2014 at 3:24pm
Believe it or not booksellers cannot buy every book we want for our families. Generally we don't earn a lot of money, and even though most of us get books at a discount we still have to pay money f...

Cheri\'s Blog

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...

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