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...
Guest Post and Book Giveaway - The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie by Caitlin Martin
6 Mar 2014 at 6:00am
I'm very pleased to offer you a guest post today from Deborah Crombie, author of The Sound of Broken Glass, a great British-style police procedural that I reviewed here. I'm also offering a giveaw...
Cry "Havoc!" & Let Loose the Tournament of Books by Chatter
5 Mar 2014 at 3:16pm
Are you a sports fan? Maybe an ambivalent observer? Whatever your position or persuasion -- whether you're a shooting guard whose shot rarely falls or a championship parade party-pooper -- if you'...
Words on Books... and a few other things from time to time
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...
Ash, bookstore cat at The Escapist Comic Bookstore by Gina Lewis-Lee
17 Feb 2014 at 11:51pm
This is Ash, resident cat at The Escapist Comic Bookstore in Berkeley, California. Ash grew up at Comic Relief, another Berkeley institution, and moved to The Escapist when Comic Relief closed in 2...
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 ...
Favorite movies of 2013 by Laura
2 Mar 2014 at 11:38am
Now that I’ve completed my Best Picture Oscar Nominee viewing, I’m ready to sort through my list of favorite movies from 2013. I watched a lot of movies over the last year. I count 33 movies that ...
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
READING by Joyce Kiefer by email@example.com (Aggie)
11 Dec 2013 at 8:00am
I was sitting around the kitchen table with a half dozen women friends from college, and we were making a list of good reads for one of us ? Donna ? who was about to have knee surgery. Donna had a...
Gabriel, Peter ? New Blood [Deluxe Edition, Blu-ray / DVD / CD / Photo Booklet] by Bennett
24 Feb 2014 at 12:47pm
Peter Gabriel is known for working slowly and methodically, taking his time to ensure that his projects reach maximum potential and quality?not just in terms of songwriting, but for their audio and...
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...