Complicated Romance

Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Rosie Project I like romantic stories as much as the next reader, but sometimes I get tired of the same boring plots. I want characters who are complicated and unpredictable, and who may not be perfect for each other after all. The path to love is messy and complex, but sometimes it is all about the journey and the people you meet along the way. The Rosie . . . more »

Complicated Romance

Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Rosie Project I like romantic stories as much as the next reader, but sometimes I get tired of the same boring plots. I want characters who are complicated and unpredictable, and who may not be perfect for each other after all. The path to love is messy and complex, but sometimes it is all about the journey and the people you meet along the way. The Rosie . . . more »

Staff Pick: Doctor Sleep

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Doctor Sleep Note: If you have not yet read The Shining, you may not want to read this review! Doctor Sleep by Stephen King It’s been over thirty years since The Shining introduced the world to Danny Torrance and the ghosts of the Overlook hotel. When Stephen King announced last year that he would be writing a sequel to the cult classic, fans like myself waited eagerly . . . more »

Staff Pick: Doctor Sleep

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Doctor Sleep Note: If you have not yet read The Shining, you may not want to read this review! Doctor Sleep by Stephen King It’s been over thirty years since The Shining introduced the world to Danny Torrance and the ghosts of the Overlook hotel. When Stephen King announced last year that he would be writing a sequel to the cult classic, fans like myself waited eagerly . . . more »

End of Summer Beach Reads

Posted on Saturday, August 17, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

A Hundred Summers Summer is starting to wind down, but there are still a few more sunny days left to get outside and enjoy the beach. Here are a few promising titles that will make perfect beach-day companions. A Hundred Summers -Beatriz Williams Set largely on the beaches of 1930’s Rhode Island, this book has all the classic qualities of a beach read. Romance, gossip, rich socialites, marital . . . more »

End of Summer Beach Reads

Posted on Saturday, August 17, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

A Hundred Summers Summer is starting to wind down, but there are still a few more sunny days left to get outside and enjoy the beach. Here are a few promising titles that will make perfect beach-day companions. A Hundred Summers -Beatriz Williams Set largely on the beaches of 1930’s Rhode Island, this book has all the classic qualities of a beach read. Romance, gossip, rich socialites, marital . . . more »

Read Beneath the Surface

Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Neverwhere Summer reading isn't just for kids; adults and teens can join in too. Just for signing up, adults and teens will receive a free book bag filled with goodies including a free ice cream gift certificate (while supplies last). Plus, adults and teens who read at least five books will be entered into a drawing for a Nexus 7 or an iPad mini! Sign up . . . more »

Read Beneath the Surface

Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Neverwhere Summer reading isn't just for kids; adults and teens can join in too. Just for signing up, adults and teens will receive a free book bag filled with goodies including a free ice cream gift certificate (while supplies last). Plus, adults and teens who read at least five books will be entered into a drawing for a Nexus 7 or an iPad mini! Sign up . . . more »

Staff Pick --The Dinner by Herman Koch

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Dinner The Dinner by Herman Koch Originally published in in the Netherlands in 2009, "The Dinner" received high praise from readers and became an international bestseller before making its way to the U.S. early this year. The story is deceptively simple: Two sets of parents meet for dinner to discuss the recent misbehavior of their children. It is clear the kids have done something horrible, but . . . more »

Staff Pick --The Dinner by Herman Koch

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Dinner The Dinner by Herman Koch Originally published in in the Netherlands in 2009, "The Dinner" received high praise from readers and became an international bestseller before making its way to the U.S. early this year. The story is deceptively simple: Two sets of parents meet for dinner to discuss the recent misbehavior of their children. It is clear the kids have done something horrible, but . . . more »

Spotlight on Bay Area Authors

Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Beekeeper's Apprentice, or The Bay Area is an inspiring place. Authors and poets ranging Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Frost, Jack London, and even Mark Twain found inspiration here. The tradition continues, and many of today's bestsellers are created by authors who grew up or moved to the bay area. Here is a small list of some of the most popular names today. Laurie R. King was born . . . more »

Spotlight on Bay Area Authors

Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Beekeeper's Apprentice, or The Bay Area is an inspiring place. Authors and poets ranging Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Frost, Jack London, and even Mark Twain found inspiration here. The tradition continues, and many of today's bestsellers are created by authors who grew up or moved to the bay area. Here is a small list of some of the most popular names today. Laurie R. King was born . . . more »

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