The Wonder of Neil Gaiman

Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2014 by Robyn_Bookworm

Stardust This past weekend Neil Gaiman was in San Jose receiving the Maverick Spirit Award at the Cinequest film festival. The award honors individuals who represent the spirit of innovation in storytelling, a fitting testament to Gaiman's diverse and beloved list of works. I was lucky enough to be in the audience to hear Gaiman speak and his wit and humor inspired me to revisit my . . . more »

The Wonder of Neil Gaiman

Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2014 by Robyn_Bookworm

Stardust This past weekend Neil Gaiman was in San Jose receiving the Maverick Spirit Award at the Cinequest film festival. The award honors individuals who represent the spirit of innovation in storytelling, a fitting testament to Gaiman's diverse and beloved list of works. I was lucky enough to be in the audience to hear Gaiman speak and his wit and humor inspired me to revisit my . . . more »

Dexter is Back

Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Darkly Dreaming Dexter Everyone’s favorite serial killer is back for another season. If you haven’t yet encountered the infamous Dexter, check out the first six seasons on dvd here. Also, be sure you read the book that started it all. Can’t get enough Dexter? Here are some more twisted anti-heroes that you will love to hate and hate to love. Darkly Dreaming Dexter -Jeff Lindsay Darkly Dreaming Dexter . . . more »

Genealogy and Novels

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

One Hundred Years of Solitude Genealogical Research has become a popular hobby these days, due in part to newer technologies and services that make researching your family history easy and accessible for everyone. SCCL is hosting an ongoing series of programs at each of our branches to introduce you to genealogical research. Our website also provides tons of genealogical resources to help you get started. Why is it so important . . . more »

Genealogy and Novels

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

One Hundred Years of Solitude Genealogical Research has become a popular hobby these days, due in part to newer technologies and services that make researching your family history easy and accessible for everyone. SCCL is hosting an ongoing series of programs at each of our branches to introduce you to genealogical research. Our website also provides tons of genealogical resources to help you get started. Why is it so important . . . more »

Genealogy and Novels

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

One Hundred Years of Solitude Genealogical Research has become a popular hobby these days, due in part to newer technologies and services that make researching your family history easy and accessible for everyone. SCCL is hosting an ongoing series of programs at each of our branches to introduce you to genealogical research. Our website also provides tons of genealogical resources to help you get started. Why is it so important . . . more »

The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte --Book Review

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Club Dumas The Club Dumas -Arturo Pérez-Reverte I have vivid memories of reading this on summer vacation a few years ago, basking in the sun and frantically turning pages to find out what would happen next. Before reading this book, I had never thought much of mystery novels. When a friend insisted I bring this along on my trip I reluctantly gave it a try. I returned . . . more »

The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte --Book Review

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Club Dumas The Club Dumas -Arturo Pérez-Reverte I have vivid memories of reading this on summer vacation a few years ago, basking in the sun and frantically turning pages to find out what would happen next. Before reading this book, I had never thought much of mystery novels. When a friend insisted I bring this along on my trip I reluctantly gave it a try. I returned . . . more »

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