Tag: Books

The College Hustle

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UNITED STATES—Right now, a host of students are getting ready to head back to college or to step onto a college campus for the...

Santa Monica Library To Host Virtual Insect Discovery

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SANTA MONICA—On Monday, August 9, the Santa Monica Public Library announced that they will be presenting a virtual Insect Discovery Lab as the final...

Carla Malden’s New Time Travel YA Novel Speaks To All Generations

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UNITED STATES—Author Carla Malden will discuss her new YA novel Shine Until Tomorrow, set in San Francisco’s 1967 “Summer of Love,” in a virtual...

5 Books That Will Reshape How You Think About Relationships

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UNITED STATES—As people get more mature, they tend to realize that they don’t know everything about relationships. That is why they are seeking help...

The Best Books Ever Written About Gambling

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UNITED STATES—A single Google search on "gambling strategies" will get you thousands of results with websites competition in the promise that they deliver the...

Spiritual Books A SF Executive Should Read

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UNITED STATES—Executives in Silicon Valley aren’t typically spiritual. While they are aiming to change the world, they don’t tend to think about their energy. This...

Losing The College Experience

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UNITED STATES—It seems COVID-19 has claimed another casualty America: the college experience. I don’t know about many of you, but I know with certainty...

“The Magic School Bus” Creator Passes Away

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UNITED STATES— Creator of ‘The Magic School Bus’, Joanna Cole, passed away Sunday, July 12. Cole, who was 75 at the time of her...

“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.”...
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