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NaNoWriMo!

What is NaNoWriMo? Short answer, from their website: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club — November Meeting

The November meeting of the Crossings book club is Tuesday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse. (The Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse (44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, CA 94521) We’ll be discussing The Last Policeman by Ben H. … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club — October Meeting

Date Change! This month’s meeting of the Crossings book club is Tuesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse. (The Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse (44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, CA 94521) We’ll be discussing Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club — September Meeting

The next meeting of the Crossings book club is Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse. (The Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse (44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, CA 94521) We’ll be discussing The Murder of the Century: The … Continue reading

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Celebrate With Us!

Berkshire Books is 10 years old this month! To celebrate, we’re having an informal party Saturday, August 23 from 3:00 to 7:00 (or later!) at Berkshire Books, 3480 Clayton Road, Concord, California For more info, call 925-685-9999

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The Crossings Book Club — August Meeting

August’s book is The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown, a nonfiction book that “celebrates the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic eight-oar rowing team—nine working class boys who stormed the rowing world, transformed the sport, and galvanized the attention … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club – July Meeting

The next meeting of the Crossings book club is Tuesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse. (The Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse (44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, CA 94521) We’ll be discussing Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon, a … Continue reading

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The members have chosen the next three books for The Crossings Bookclub, two nonfiction titles and a novel. In June, we’ll be reading In the Garden of Beasts by Eric Larsen, an account of William Dodd’s Ambassadorship to Germany during … Continue reading

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The Crossings Bookclub – May Meeting

This month’s bookclub selection is the historical mystery novel Dissolution by C.J. Sansom. The meeting to discus the novel is Tuesday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse. (The Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse (44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, … Continue reading

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The Crossings Bookclub – April and May Selections

For April, the members have chosen The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti, a very personal story of great tragedy and triumph in the setting of modern Palestine during the Israeli occupation and settlement. For May, the book chosen was … Continue reading

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