Author Interview: Douglas Corleone

by Misty on April 30, 2010
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As previously mentioned in my earlier book review, One Man’s Paradise by Douglas Corleone has just been released by Minotaur Books. He’s got a few signings coming up one on May 8th and one tomorrow May 1st at …

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Book End: Weekend of April 30, 2010

by Alex on April 30, 2010
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

Lots of great events this weekend, plus it’s Lei Day, so everyone will have their pick of great …

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Hawaii’s Bento Box Cookbook, Second Course

by Alex on April 29, 2010
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The second helping of Hawai‘i’s Bento Box Cookbook is here!  Local chef Susan Yuen, who authored the first book in 2008, presents the second course of her appetizing and visually stimulating cookbook.  As the bento box continues its popularity with …

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Book Review: One Man’s Paradise by Douglas Corleone

by Misty on April 28, 2010
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Crime fiction exploded in the late 19th and early 20thCentury branching into sub-genres like “psychological suspense” and “police procedural”. Dime novel and pulp magazine mysteries filled popular culture with noir detectives and sultry femme fatales. They were …

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We won a blog award and we’re passing it on!

by Misty on April 28, 2010
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Thank you to Brande for passing this award to us!

Brande is the author of the very cool book blog known as Book Junkie

Now as per the instructions on her blog,  we will pass this onto 15 other bloggers. …

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Book End: Weekend of April 23, 2010

by Alex on April 23, 2010
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

Not as much to say this week…so I will let the events do the talking.  I recommend checking …

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Book Review: The Polynesian Tattoo Today

by Misty on April 21, 2010
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While he was attending UH Manoa’s Hawaiian Studies program, my younger brother spent a semester abroad in Tahiti. We were all very excited for him, me especially, and were eager to hear about his experiences and adventures across the Pacific. …

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NLAPW Honolulu Writer’s Conference Re-cap

by Misty on April 20, 2010
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A couple weeks ago I was able to attend the National League of American Pen Women- Honolulu’s Biennial Writer’s Conference with keynote speaker and Master Workshop leader Lisa Yee. There was a great line-up of local authors scheduled to …

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Book Review: The Adventures of Gary & Harry

by Alex on April 19, 2010
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One of the books recommended by Waikiki-Kapahulu librarian, Cheryl Robinson, was The Adventures of Gary and Harry: A Tale of Two Turtles written by Lisa Matsumoto with illustrations by Michael Furuya (see our post about Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library).  This …

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Library Tour: Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library

by Misty on April 17, 2010
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National Library Week is coming to a close and hopefully you’ve enjoyed our visits to Waikiki-Kapahulu, Pearl City, Hawaii Kai, Wahiawa and Kalihi-Palama as much as we have. If you missed them, go check them out! This …

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Library Tour: Kalihi-Palama Public Library

by Alex on April 16, 2010
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I used to travel to Kalihi a lot as a kid.  My mom’s best friend lived there, in a snug shared house where I had a bunch of calabash cousins to play with.  So now, even though I’m usually driving …

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