Articles Tagged With ‘Books’




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Susan said, Cliff said

By KAREN VELIE Accomplished novelist Susan Branch’s latest work, a memoir very thinly disguised as fiction, provides readers a rare look under the covers and into the marriage and divorce of one of San Luis... (Continue reading)

Top 10 banned books of 2014

The American Library Association has released its annual report assessing the state of academic, public and school libraries. Included in the report is a list of the 10 most frequently banned or challenged books of... (Continue reading)

Unmasking the ‘Hot Tub Capitalist’

By DANIEL BLACKBURN REVIEW: American Made — A Boomer’s Reflection, by Cliff Branch Long before he made his bones in the San Luis Obispo County real estate development world, Cliff Branch was, in the words... (Continue reading)

Blackburn’s best-selling book released in Kindle version

Daniel Blackburn’s best-selling book, “Human Harvest: The Sacramento Murder Story,” has been republished in ebook (Kindle) version by Garrett County Press of New Orleans. Blackburn is co-founder and senior correspondent for CalCoastNews. “Human Harvest” tells... (Continue reading)

Blackburn’s ‘Human Harvest’ now in eBook

Dorothea Montalvo Puente was still planting her victims around  the yard of her Sacramento Victorian home when she first sidled up to reporter Dan Blackburn, initiating an acquaintanceship that would eventually provide rare and perceptive... (Continue reading)

Apple e-book price-fix trial starts

A landmark antitrust trial pitting Apple and a coalition of major publishers against the U.S. Justice Department for alleged price-fixing of e-books is under way in New York. [Los Angeles Times] Amid accusations that the... (Continue reading)

Season of the Beast, chapter 4

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small Wisconsin college town. Ray Bradbury said it scared him. You... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay Friends of the Library gives thanks

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Morro Bay Friends of the Library, I would like to thank the 400 plus attendees and volunteers who made our April 14 open house such a... (Continue reading)

Season of the Beast, chapter 3

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small Wisconsin college town. Ray Bradbury said it scared him. You... (Continue reading)

Season of the Beast, chapter 2

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small Wisconsin college town. Ray Bradbury said it scared him. You... (Continue reading)



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