Tag: Books

Study Overload

UNITED STATES—With school being back in session that means one thing: studying is a must. Rather you’re in grade school, middle school, high school,...

Beverly Hills Library Allowing Food To Pay For Fines

BEVERLY HILLS—To celebrate National Library Week and the “Libraries = Strong Communities” campaign, the Beverly Hills Library will accept non-perishable food items in place...

SMPL Comes To The Beach

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Public Library will be hitting the beach this summer for Beach 2017, a series of four seaside pop-up libraries at...

Henderson, A Magnet For Authors & Writers

HELLO AMERICA!—Recently, when I was invited to Las Vegas to meet and speak with numerous authors and writers, it caught me off guard because...

Kaminsky’s Lost Masterpiece

UNITED STATES—Peet Boggs: So Nita stays behind to accompany Benjamin, the refugee with a heart condition? Jules Kaminsky: The film is about a hopelessly naïve...

Reading Is It All Fun?

UNITED STATES—I’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to reading material in the classroom I easily get bored. It takes a...

Books, Books And More Books People

UNITED STATES—Over the course of my educational career I have read many books, and obtaining an undergraduate degree in the field of English, I’m...

“Sarong Party Girls” A Great Feminist Novel

UNITED STATES—It’s a tale of sexism, status, and capital set in the late night clubs and bars of Singapore. Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan’s novel “Sarong...

Jesse Ball’s New Novel Is A Tremendous Tale

UNITED STATES—Jesse Ball continuously asks us a question in his new novel “How To Set A Fire And Why?” Why does Lucia desire to burn...

PEEPSapalooza At The Santa Monica Public Library

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Public Library is hosting its second annual PEEPSapalooza event on April 1, from 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m. The event is open for...

“Goosebumps” Is Spooky Fun

HOLLYWOOD—As a kid, I have to give loads of credit for my burgeoning reading skills to R.L. Stine and his highly popular series “Goosebumps.”...

Local Authors Add To Tween Series

SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica resident, Marcy Winograd, collaborated with Brentwood local, Jackie Hirtz, on tween novel “New Girl on Salt Flat Road,” the second book...

The World Of Books!

HOLLYWOOD—In 1982, the American Library Association began an annual event Banned Books Week. It’s a week-long event, held during the last week of September...
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