Book review: ‘The Lazarus Kid,’ by Tim Farrington

The follow-up to his first two 'Monk' books, 'The Lazarus Kid' does not disappoint.

By | September 29th, 2016|0 Comments

10 fairy tale retellings you’ve never read (but should)

Fairy tale retellings are nothing new. Marissa Meyer made it big with The Lunar Chronicles, a series of books that started with Cinder (for Cinderella), then Scarlett (for Red Riding Hood), and so on. Then there's Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry. These are books that many fans of fairy tale retellings know. Here are 10 fairy tale retellings you've probably never read, but should.

By | September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Petaluma Poetry Walk 2016

In its 21st year, local poets share their work at various stops around Petaluma on Sunday, Sept. 18 starting at 11 a.m. The free event shines a spotlight on the literary talent of more than 20 poets, with events at Copperfield’s, Aqus Cafe, Phoenix Theatre and more.

By | September 15th, 2016|1 Comment

Book review: ‘The Sea of Tranquility,’ by Katja Millay

I’m not exactly crushing on The Sea of Tranquility, a novel by Katja Millay. However, I did enjoy reading it enough that I finished it in just a few days. And it’s a long book.

By | September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Book review: ‘Hell’s Children’ by John L. Monk

Sometimes a book is so good, you don’t want it to end. And when it does, you go through a bit of a mourning period. This is a strange sentiment I’m feeling for a book titled Hell’s Children, but it’s where I’m at right now.

By | September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Reflective poetry in ‘Looking Glass Heart’

Petaluma author, Sandra Anfang, has released her latest poetry book, "Looking Glass Heart," and is holding a book release party on July 12 as part of the Rivertown Poets series at Aqus Café in Petaluma.

By | June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Get your Peter Pan fix with ‘The Neverland Wars’

Making her debut as a novelist, author Audrey Greathouse is coming to Barnes and Noble in Santa Rosa on July 20 at 6 p.m. as part of her book tour for “The Neverland Wars.”

By | June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Tim Jollymore debuts “The Advent of Elizabeth” this Sunday

Bay Area writer Tim Jollymore will debut his third novel, “The Advent of Elizabeth,” at Copperfield's in Montgomery Village, Saturday, June 5.

By | June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

8 books your mom will love on Mother’s Day

What better way to show your mom how much you appreciate her than with the perfect book? Here are 8 books your mom will love.

By | April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Book lovers unite for Independent Bookstore Day

This Saturday, April 30, 400 bookstores across the US are taking part in this year’s Independent Bookstore Day.

By | April 25th, 2016|0 Comments