Thursday, May 10, 2018
A local writer under the alias Saffron Woods has written novels that center around pressing environmental and social themes while telling stories meant to educate and entertain.
Friday, April 13, 2018
The end of April marks the fourth Independent Bookstore Day. Ink Spell Books has decided to celebrate big, with local schools being the recipient of a generous gift.
Half Moon Bay is the backdrop for a cozy, culinary, murder mystery. The second book in the Pie Town Mystery series, “Bleeding Tarts,” is a fun frolic through a fictional town that is…
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Had the wind blown a slightly different direction, El Granada resident Wendy Nelson Tokunaga might very well have been a rock star. She could be yet.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By all accounts, Coastside writer Karen Ehrhardt’s ‘This Jazz Man,” published in 2006, has enjoyed tremendous success.
When Khalid Birdsong moved to Osaka, Japan, he felt like a fish out of water. While he acclimated to his new scene, he took a creative approach to coping. He started drawing.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Local author Heidi Kling’s latest series was inspired by her husband’s work as a trauma psychiatrist after the 2004 tsunami that devastated the coast of Japan.
The Northern California Book Awards are presented yearly to authors who create meaningful work from the northern half of the Golden State.
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Former managing editor of the San Mateo Times Michelle Carter will be on hand in Half Moon Bay to discuss her bestselling memoir “From Under the Russian Snow.”
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
You don’t have to let your imagination run amok to consider a world in which Russian oligarchs misuse their power and for-profit prisons are cauldrons of misbehavior. Peninsula autho…
Odd Fellows gift of education keeps on giving
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Poetry jam at the library
There was no electricity, but on Tekakwitha M. Pernambuco-Wise’s grandparents’ ranch in British Guiana, dark nights burned bright with candles and fireside chats. This was how her el…
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
The Pescadero Community Church poet has tried to step down from her post more than once. She first attempted to do so when she applied for the San Mateo County Poet Laureate honor bu…
As life seems to spiral, sometimes on the brink of losing control, local favorite Kerry McClure and her co-author Mira Dessy have written a book in hopes of helping everyone infuse a…