Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers

BookClubbish Was There: LA Times Festival of Books + Giveaway!

On April 28-29, BookClubbish was thrilled to partner with bookseller-extraordinaire Mysterious Galaxy in one of the most crowded booths at the LA Times Festival of Books in downtown Los Angeles. Book lovers gathered to browse the shelves, connect with their favorite authors and talk about their passion for great reads. Here are some highlights from… Read More »

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Celebrate Pi Day With This Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

My grandmother, Helen, was a great storyteller, and she always went on about the war and the soldiers and all the events that happened in and around their tiny little town of Honoka’a. But what stuck out most in my mind, was the lion.  That the soldiers managed to bring an African lion to Hawaii… Read More »

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#StrongWomenRead: Make Space for a New Voice this International Women’s Day

March is Women’s History Month, highlighted by International Women’s Day on March 8. Around the world there will be marches, protests, celebrations and acknowledgment of the struggles women have both overcome and still continue to fight. As readers, we can celebrate the work of women who are changing the world by changing the narrative, by… Read More »

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#StrongWomenRead: Six Protagonists Who Overcame Adversity

Complex, nuanced and yes, sometimes struggling—the women we love most in books are the women that are able to show their vulnerable side and their warrior side; women in complicated situations who have the audacity, strength and tenacity to overcome adversity while keeping it real. From a mother willing to do anything to protect her… Read More »

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