7 Best Books Written By Internet CelebritiesThere used to be a day when celebrities were movie stars and rock stars. The World Wide Web changed everything and created a whole new brand of star: the Internet sensation.
Bay Area Volunteers Support Better Education In The PhilippinesMillions of books and tons of school supplies have made their way from the Bay Area to the Philippines thanks to a Walnut Creek couple who wanted to make a difference for children they came across decades ago.
Berkeley Residents Peeved Over Mysterious Loss Of Thousands Of Public Library BooksBerkeley booklovers, retired librarians, council members and authors expressed discontent today at a news conference in front of the city's library over the way library officials are weeding books from the library's collection
11 Fantastic Audiobooks You Can’t MissThey say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but judging by the immersive experience of these eleven audiobooks, sound can be worth a whole lot more.
7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2015Hitting the beach this summer? Alongside your flip-flops, towel, and plenty of sunscreen, no beach bag is complete without one of the summer’s hottest reads.
Netflix To Adapt Lemony Snicket’s ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ As New Family-Friendly SeriesLemony Snicket is a pseudonym for Daniel Handler, an author from San Francisco.
5 Books To Give Dad For Father's Day GiftsDads can be tough to shop for. But don’t let the pressure of finding the perfect Father’s Day gift fill you with dread. Whether he’s into baseball, history or humor, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that your dad will love.
Papers Of Dashiell Hammett, Creator Of SF Sleuth Sam Spade, Go To University of South CarolinaA major collection of letters, photos and publications of the late author Dashiell Hammett has been acquired by the University of South Carolina.
6 Books To Give Mom For Mother's Day GiftsOur moms do so much for us. Each Mother’s Day, we want to find the perfect gift to show just how much we love and appreciate them. Whether your mom loves novels or memoirs or home cooking, our sister company Simon & Schuster is back with a book that she’ll love.
Best New Books For Spring Book Club PicksSpring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends. Our sister company, Simon & Schuster, is celebrating the resurgence of sunshine and greenery with the book club picks to keep you and your club reading throughout cherry blossom season.
Fantasy Author Terry Pratchett Dies At 66Author/creator of the exuberant, satirical "Discworld" series has died. He was 66.
Alameda County Wants Libraries To Stop Throwing Out BooksAn Alameda County supervisor is asking libraries to stop throwing out thousands and thousands of books.