San Francisco Chronicle: Book Recommendations from A Great Good Place for Books

In the San Francisco Chronicle.

Recommendations of recent books from the staffs of a rotating list of Bay Area independent bookstores. This week’s list is from A Great Good Place for Books, 6120 LaSalle Ave., Oakland. (510) 339-8210.


This Was Not the Plan, by Cristina Alger: What happens when you get drunk at a company function and tell the truth about a shady client and it goes viral? You’ll find out in this fast-paced, laugh-out-loud novel.

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth, by Lindsey Lee Johnson: In this debut novel, Johnson follows several Marin County high school students in the wake of a tragedy.

Setting Free the Kites, by Alex George: George takes readers to 1976 Maine and introduces an unlikely duo who forge an unbreakable bond though loss and grief.

The New Old Me: My Late-Life Reinvention, by Meredith Maran: In the wake of a painful divorce, Maran finds herself in a packed car headed to Southern California to start a new job and new life. With her trademark insight and humor, Maran proves it’s never too late to begin again.

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Posted in News & Other Writing on April, 2017

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