My Brilliant Friend

HBO's adaptation of Elena Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend is bellissimo! A Love Story With Books I married my husband, Ole, because he's fun, hilarious, adorable, cerebral...and a reader! When I first saw his bookshelves, I was like, "Ooh la la!" And, "Wow, he really likes Jonathan Franzen." One of our first disagreements was over a…
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Books That Make GREAT Gifts!

Living in the Bay Area affords us all types of perks like having many high-quality bookstores sprinkled along the Peninsula. So what do you say if this holiday season you gift a GREAT book as opposed to that Nintendo Switch or tablet/device? Here are some great 2018 book recommendations in different formats. Audio Book Calypso…
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Silicon Valley Start-Up Story That Reads Like a Thriller!

The best book I've read lately is the non-fiction book, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup. Taking place in our own backyard here in Palo Alto, it’s about the biotech company Theranos and its overly confident and ambitious founder, Elizabeth Holmes. Extremely well written and researched by investigative reporter John Carreyrou…
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Golden State Thriller

A new bestselling investigative search for a serial killer that will keep you transfixed. Scared on a Plane I was recently on a flight for 10 hours and I spent the entire time completely frightened. I don't have a fear of flying...it was scary because of what I was reading. I'll Be Gone in the…
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