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I can’t take another bookstore closing

By On April 2, 2013

Today I got disturbing news. And on Facebook, too. My pal, Bart, posted a story from Pacific Business News that said discount retailer Ross Stores Inc. may be taking over the space… Read More


Cheating on my Kindle

By On March 18, 2013

I’ve had my Kindle Fire for more than a year now, and while I use it pretty regularly, I can’t seem to stop buying books. Why is that? There’s something about the… Read More


Books — they’re still around!

By On August 9, 2012

Growing up, I have always escaped with books. I read ’em all — Encyclopedia Brown, Choose Your Own Adventure, Nancy Drew — which fostered a love for reading early on. I’ve read everything… Read More


My obsession with ‘The Hunger Games’

By On March 20, 2012

After my appendectomy, I couldn’t do much more than watch TV and read books. And it didn’t take long for me to blaze through whatever magazines I had around and finish the… Read More


Lessons from the Berenstain Bears

By On February 27, 2012

I spent a good portion of my childhood behind the cover of books. I read everything from “Encyclopedia Brown” to the uncomfortable sci-fi YA thrillers penned by William Sleator. And, of course,… Read More