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Terry McMillan Does It Again With New Novel

Berkeley alumni and author of “Waiting To Exhale” Terry McMillan treads familiar territory in her latest novel, “Who Asked You?”

09/30/2013

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Vegan Baking Recipes From The Skinny Bitch

Kim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.

09/25/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/30/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/30/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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Bigger Than Ever, Buzz Builds At Comic-Con 2013

The 44th annual convention will feature new posters, trailers, footage and a lot of star power this year…

07/16/2013

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City Lights, SF’s Beat Generation Landmark, Marks 60th Anniversary

The San Francisco bookstore that helped launch the Beat Generation into the world spotlight is celebrating it’s 60th birthday this weekend.

06/20/2013

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New Beach Reads for Summer

There’s nothing better than relaxing at the beach or by the pool with a good book in your hand. This summer kick back with one of these new release by our favorite authors from our sister company Simon & Schuster.

06/13/2013

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Best Books For Dad This Father’s Day

Need a good gift idea for Dad this Father’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything your Dad will love.

06/04/2013

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Author Jack Vance Dies At Home In Oakland

Jack Vance, an award-winning mystery, fantasy and science fiction author who wrote more than 60 books, has died. He was 96…

05/30/2013

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