Tag: Books

“Discovering Griffith Park” Gives Locals Historical Insight

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GRIFFITH PARK—Founder and editor-in-chief of ModernHiker.com, Casey Schreiner published his second book, "Discovering Griffith Park: A Local’s Guide" on May 15. Schreiner has the “most-read...

Study Overload

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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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