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Holiday Book Gifts For Her

Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together an excellent list of book gifts for the lady in your life: from the hipster, aspiring home chef, fashion focused, or book club leader, everyone on your list will be thrilled to open a box with one of these great reads.

12/02/2013

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Best Bookstores in Los Angeles for Small Business Saturday

Here are a few of the Los Angeles area’s best bookstores for you to visit this Small Business Saturday!

11/26/2013

Arthur Miller and poet Wanda Coleman in 2001 attend the National Book Awards in New York City. (credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images Entertainment)

LA’s Unofficial Poet Laureate Dies At 67

A Watts native considered LA’s unofficial poet laureate has died.

11/23/2013

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Not-So-Scary Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.

10/07/2013

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Vegan Baking Recipes From The Skinny Bitch

Kim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.

09/25/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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New Beach Reads for Summer

There’s nothing better than relaxing at the beach or by the pool with a good book in your hand. This summer kick back with one of these new release by our favorite authors from our sister company Simon & Schuster.

06/13/2013

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Best Books For Dad This Father’s Day

Need a good gift idea for Dad this Father’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything your Dad will love.

06/04/2013

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Community-Centered Bookstores In LA

The past few years have been tough on bookstores, not only because of the economy but due to the increased popularity of electronic readers. Here are five community bookstores in Los Angeles happy to sprinkle your life with culture.

CBS Los Angeles–05/20/2013

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Best Books For Mom This Mother’s Day

Looking for some good books for Mom this Mother’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything from personal memoirs to fictional mysteries and more.

05/02/2013

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LA’s Summer Reading Guide

Grab one or two or all of these top picks for summer reading at the pool or beach. Each of these titles is LA-centric, whether set here in the Southland or written by a native.

CBS Los Angeles–07/05/2012

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Original Publishers Of ‘Fifty Shades’ Talk About The Rise Of Erotic Books

Amanda Hayward and author Gene Doucette of The Writer’s Coffee Shop Publishing House, which brought E.L. James’ explosive “Fifty Shades of Grey” to market, visited KCAL9 Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2012

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Bargains Galore! Largest Children’s Consignment Sale Hits Burbank

The sale is filled with 600 family consignors and over 80,000 brand name, high-quality items, including clothes, bikes, books, furniture and even maternity clothing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2012

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