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Bay Area Girl Makes Book Publisher See That Girls Can Love Bugs, Monsters & Other ‘Boy’ Stuff

A seven-year old Bay Area girl got a big publishing company to change some of their books.

12/02/2014

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A Hollywood-Inspired Reading List

Books form the basis of countless Hollywood films and you’ll have no shortage of big screen adaptations to choose from during this year’s Oscar season and throughout 2015.

10/27/2014

Unsold books were placed in a recycling bin following a book sale at the Clayton library. (CBS)

Clayton Library Criticized For Dumping Hundreds Of Unwanted Books In Recycle Bin

Hundreds of unsold books have been tossed in a recycling dumpster after they were donated to the Clayton library, prompting some clashing opinions on what should be done with the books.

10/20/2014

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Dark And Twisted Thrillers For Fans Of ‘Gone Girl’

You stayed up all night finishing Gone Girl and immediately devoured Sharp Objects and Dark Places—yet your appetite for Gillian Flynn’s brand of whip smart, deeply troubling fiction remains unsatisfied. Well, fear not because our sister company Simon & Schuster has the twists, turns, and unreliable narrators to keep you wrapped up in knots.

09/22/2014

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Narsai David: America’s Test Kitchen Reinvents Trusted Family Cookbook

America’s Test Kitchen has released an all new 10th anniversary edition of their family cookbook with 1,100 new recipes.

09/12/2014

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6 Must-Read Books For Dog Lovers

These books are perfect for anyone who has fallen in love with man’s best friend.

09/12/2014

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Larry Magid: Amazon Leak Apparently Shows Unlimited eBook Subscription Service

An Amazon leak appears to have shown the company is by readying an unlimited subscription service for e-books as well as audio books.

07/16/2014

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‘Waiting To Exhale’ Author Terry McMillan Switches Publishers

Berkeley alumni Terry McMillan is ending a long-term relationship – with her publisher…

06/23/2014

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Best New Books For Summer Reading 2014

Whether you’re picnicking in the park, laying out at the beach, or grilling in your backyard, there’s something about summer’s steaming hot days that make you yearn for a great story. Our sister company Simon & Schuster has got you covered with six smart, entertaining, page turners that will keep you reading all summer long. Watch out – you just might be tempted to devour these in one sitting!

06/16/2014

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‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin Signs-Up For A Twitter Account

The author’s first message is much shorter than his “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels…

06/10/2014

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