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The Asian American Writers’ Workshop

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop

This past Tuesday, the Class of 2019 was fortunate to hear poet and PhD candidate Emily Jungmin Yoon read some of her recent work. Yoon’s first full-length collection of poems, A Cruelty Special to Our Species, tells the complex stories of Korean “comfort women” during World War II. She is an inspiring writer who is […]

New Sequels and Favorites!

New Sequels and Favorites!

     New Sequels New from Favorite Authors  Arch-Enemies by Marissa Meyer, the sequel to Renegades Crown of Thunder by Tochi Onyebuchi, sequel to Beasts Made of Night Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao, sequel to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns West by Edith Pattou, sequel to East Spill Zone, Vol. 2 by […]

December Bay Area Literary and Author Events

December Bay Area Literary and Author Events

Congresswoman Jackie Speier: This is Now with Angie Coiro Sunday, December 2, 4:00pm – 5:00pm Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park Tickets and more information here   Books Inc’s First Looks Book Club at the Burlingame Library Tuesday, December 4, 6:00pm Burlingame Library, 480 Primrose Rd, Burlingame More information here   Youth Poetry […]

Speakeasy Murder Mystery Party in the Library!

Speakeasy Murder Mystery Party in the Library!

Our first murder mystery party was such a success we’re doing it again! Step back in time with us to investigate the death of a flapper… The Roaring 20’s are in full swing, and The Half Moon Club is one of just two speakeasies in town. Business is booming until a flapper is found dead […]

Books on Break!

Books on Break!

12 November 2018

Thanksgiving break is fast approaching! Don’t forget to stop by the library this week to load up on fun reading for your vacation! Here’s a few sequels and new books from favorite authors that you may be interested in: Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas, the seventh Throne of Glass book. Supernova by Kazu Kibuishi, […]

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November Bay Area Author and Literary Events

November Bay Area Author and Literary Events

30 October 2018

Jennifer L. Armentrout and Evelyn Skye in conversation about Armentrout’s new book, The Darkest Star Thursday, November 1, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Redwood City Library 1044 Middlefield Rd. Redwood City RSVP here   The first annual #DemigodGoals event: celebrate Rick Riordan’s mythology and demigods books! Saturday, November 3, 2:00pm Books Inc. 1875 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite #600 Campbell More […]

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Edible Book Festival Winners!

Edible Book Festival Winners!

25 October 2018

With fifty entries, trivia, games, and lots and lots of cake, we had a great Edible Book Festival on Monday! Here are the winners in our eight prize categories: Scroll through the slideshow to see all the entries!  

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The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

The 6th Annual Edible Book Festival!

11 October 2018

This year’s Edible Book Festival will be on Monday, October 22nd from 3:30 to 6pm in the library! That’s a week and a half away, so start your planning now! All Casti community members are welcome to attend, submit an entry, and vote. This year we’ll also have a scavenger hunt, a food trivia contest, puzzles, […]

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What is a zine, anyway?

10 October 2018

Zines (rhymes with “beans”) are small circulation, self-published works created by a person (or small group) with a passion for a particular subject.  Zines can be educational, creative, wry, beautiful, political, whimsical, silly, sarcastic, dark, and even disturbing depending on the aim of the author.  APUSH fans may be interested to know that Thomas Paine’s self-published 1775 pamphlet, Common […]

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October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

October Bay Area Literary and Author Events

01 October 2018

The First Looks Book Club presents author Caitlin Seal in celebration of her novel, Twice Dead: Necromancer’s Song #1. Tuesday, October 2, 6:00pm Books Inc. 1375 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame More information here   Laini Taylor in conversation with Sabaa Tahir about Muse of Nightmares, the sequel to Strange the Dreamer Wednesday, October 3, 7:00pm –  9:00pm Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park RSVP […]

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