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Monday Staff Recommendations for you!

by Jessica on February 9, 2015

Starting a new Monday tradition…Monday Staff Recommends where I’ll put a few suggestion up for people that are looking for their next read. Like the suggestion? Follow the link on the person name to see a list of all their recommendations!  Love History?  An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz This is […]

May seems to have been one of the busiest months for us and we just keep getting busier! On Saturday, May 17 at 5pm, we are very honored and excited to host  an event with food critic and writer extraordinaire, Ruth Reichl to kick off the annual Pasadena LitFest festivities. She will be discussing and […]

‘The Novel Cure’ is quite the novel cure

by Rachel on October 25, 2013

In the book world, fall is an absolutely magical time.  Countless books are released, each one begging you to pick them up and add them to your ever-growing ‘To Be Read’ pile.  (Of course, there is always the opportunity for these books to become beloved gifts for some lucky people, so there’s that idea, too.) […]

Have we all read this essay yet?  If not, hop over to Mother Jones and read it.  It isn’t too long, and it’s well-written and presents a dilemma I’d like to discuss.  While you’re at it, read this companion piece and the fascinating comment thread that follows it.  And if you have the time (I […]