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.


November and December editing openings and pricing schedule by Pam
15 Sep 2013 at 11:23am
Foreword is closing to queries in November and December so I will have time to schedule in some editing appointments. Remember, this is a full developmental edit of your book (with some line edits ...

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 - The Last Dead Girl by Harry Dolan by Caitlin Martin
16 Apr 2014 at 5:00am
Synopsis:  On a rainy night in April, a chance encounter on a lonely road draws David into a romance with Jana Fletcher, a beautiful young law student. Jana is an enigma: living in a run-down apart...

Chatter's blog

Springing Links by Chatter
19 Mar 2014 at 2:41pm
(1) The action remains fast and/or furious -- choose your own appropriate conjunction! -- in this year's Tournament of Books. Some upsets in the first round, I have to say. Who foresaw The Luminari...

figgarden bookstore

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...

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

Gracie, shop dog at Parnassus Books by Gina Lewis-Lee
31 Mar 2014 at 10:36pm
  Gracie is one of several shop dogs at Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee. They’re all featured on the “Shop Dog Diaries” page of Parnassus Books’ blog, Musing. Find Shop Dog Diaries here… Sh...

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

An interesting view of Divergent by Laura
27 Mar 2014 at 3:53pm
I’m back with another movie related post, although this is about an adaptation of a book.  And it’s just a pointer to someone else’s post. But it points out something that never occurred to me, and...

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

READING by Joyce Kiefer by (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...


Harry Smith ? Anthology of American Folk Music [Box Set] by Bennett
16 Apr 2014 at 7:46pm
We always eagerly anticipate new releases from Mississippi Records, and this box set of Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music is amazing.  Here’s a word on this set, which comes housed in ...

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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