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"A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Like money, books must be kept in constant circulation. Lend and borrow to the maximum -- of both books and money! But especially books, for books represent infinitely more than money. A book is not only a friend, it makes friends for you. When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold."

— Henry Miller

Reader's Link - December 2011 Staff Picks Archive

Think Local, Read Local!


Title: Surf.com
By: Fred Reiss

Funniest book I've read in a long time, and it takes place in Santa Cruz! You'll recognize many of the character types within our beach town: surfing locals, college students, Silicon Valley transplants, and the people who hang out around the Pacific Garden Mall. Enough zingers to make you laugh out loud at two o'clock in the morning, and then in an attempt to quote a few of them the next day to a colleague, wind up saying "I'm no good at paraphrasing… you'll just have to read it for yourself!" Mr. Reiss, who lives in Santa Cruz, has published a new book, "Aliens! Surf! Santa Cruz!" which is soon to be found on the library shelves. Be sure and put it, as well as his other hilarious books ("Gidget Must Die" and "Blind Guys Break 80") in your "bookbag"!

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Posted by pollockl on Dec. 5, 2011 at 12:32 p.m.
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