Thursday, July 28, 2011

Books and author, Annette Martin

Annette Martin is back!  New book: The Ghost Detectives' Guide to San Francisco - go to her website for more info and to get details on the book signing:

John Thill's books of the week (Napa Library)

Kiss Her Goodbye by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins

Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell

The Pale King by David Foster Wallace

Ages 8 to teen:  The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Gang and youth violence commission, Supporting our local schools

DA Gary Lieberstein told us about the new Gang and Youth Violence Commission being formed for Napa County.  They are looking for board members - local citizens, youth and adults alike.  For an application and more information:

The Teacher Resource Center of the North Bay is an all-volunteer, nonprofit group collecting classroom supplies for all of the NVUSD schools.  You can help by purchasing items and donating them.  The teachers get to "shop" for free to stock their classroom with much-needed supplies.  Please see a list of items needed and the bin locations:

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Books, books, books!

Pamela Lyles wrote a fantastic and easy to use cookbook:  Da Cajn Critter Cookbook"  Her book signing event is this Saturday at Silverado Vineyards.  Get the details:

John from the Napa Library recommended these books this week:

Cakewalk by Kate Moses

Paletas by Fany Gerson

Sing You Home by Jodi Piccoult

Teen read:  Deadly by Julie Chibarro

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Books of the Week!

All available at the Napa Library - recommended by John Thill:

Little Princes by Conor Grennan

Daniel by Henning Mankell

The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shang Hai by Ruiyan Xu

Youth Read:  Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Books of the week, gazing at the sun, NV Pride dance tickets

John Thill from the Napa Library recommends:

Stuntman!  by Hall Needham

The Pioneer Woman by Ree Drummond

The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

Teens:  The Legacy by Gemma Malley

Cliff DeLacy - Astronomer and Ambassador for JPL/NASA is offering you a chance to see the sun in all its glory for free this Saturday at Skyline Park!  To keep up with the free star and sun gazing, check out his website: 

And yes, Cliff WILL be back on the show again.  We loved him and have already heard from many listeners that they really enjoyed this interview.  :)

NV Pride dance this Friday at Clos du Val is almost sold out!!  I have heard from many of you that you are planning on going - so get your tickets soon!  It's gonna be a blast!

Monday, June 13, 2011

Musical Monday Guest - Doug Houser

Find him on Facebook to keep up with his busy schedule.  Happy to announce that he is playing at one of our sponsor restaurants - Frida's in Napa!  Every Thursday night - good food, good music and good margaritas!  Yay!

Doug is also available for private parties.  Email him at

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Books of the week!

All available at the Napa library:

We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen

Sacred Landscapes by A.T. Mann and Lynn Davis

Dante's Divine Comedy (graphic novel) by Seymour Chavast

Teen Read:  The Wild Man by Mark Barratt

Thanks to John Thill for our weekly book suggestions.  Be sure to check out the newly remodeled library with an expanded teen section!  Summer reading programs for all ages (including adults) are ready for joining!