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What you’re reading: Best sellers and recommendations

Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book

Best-Seller list:

  1. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
  2. Dear Life: Stories, by Alice Munro
  3. The Art of French Pastry, by Jacquy Pfeiffer and Martha Rose Shulman
  4. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, by Malcolm Gladwell
  5. Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book, by Diane E. Muldrow
  6. Zagat 2014 Bay Area Restaurants
  7. City of Thieves: A Novel, by David Benioff
  8. Tender Bar: A Memoir, by J. R. Moehringer
  9. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, by Jonas Johansson
  10. Dog Songs, by Mary Oliver

Shaman, by Kim Stanley Robinson
This book brilliantly imagines the lives of people who lived 30,000 years ago in what is now southern France. Details in the novel show that these people were responsible for the amazing cave paintings in Chauvet Cave.
— Bob Deloria

Dog Songs, by Mary Oliver
More lovely poems from Mary Oliver, this time focusing on the dogs in her life and how they have enriched her world.
— Sandy Mullin


Ages 12 & up:
Fangirl, by Rainbow Rowell
This book is for the swag-toting, convention-attending enthusiast of any series. Cath has spent the last few years making her life around Simon Snow. Now that she is in college and the series is finishing, who will Cath become? A well-written coming-of-age novel.
— Marie Siegenthaler

Ages 3 & up
Paul Meets Bernadette, by Rosy Lamb
This is a charming story about curiosity, life, and love. Paul is a goldfish who swims in circles until Bernadette comes to show him the beauty of the world beyond their fishbowl.
— Marie Siegenthaler

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Sandy Mullin is the manager at Books Inc. in the Marina.