Silicon Valley Reads 2013 Event Schedule Now Posted!

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Silicon Valley Reads has now posted the 2013 schedule of events on their website.


cover title The Long walkcover title: Minefields of the heartThe Long Walk by Brian Castner and Minefields of the Heart by Sue Diaz, focus on the experience of war on veterans and their families.


Kickoff for Silicon Vallery Reads will be on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 7:30 p.m. at Campbell Heritage Theatre when authors Brian Castner and Sue Diaz are interviewed on stage by Mercury News columnist Mike Cassidy.

These themes are also explored in books for children  and young adults:  Night Catch [PreK-Gr 2] by Brenda Ehrmantraut; Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine and a Miracle [Gr 2-5] by Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery; Back Home [Gr 5-8] by Julia Keller; and Purple Heart [Teens] by Patricia McCormick.


See our events calendar for Silicon Valley Reads events happening at San Jose Public Library branches.  Our Online Book Club will also discuss the selections in January through April.


Each year Silicon Valley Reads encourages everyone in Santa Clara County to read and discuss the same book during the months of February and March. Free public events are held in  libraries, schools and community locations, and the book is featured in  high school, colleges and book clubs discussions.

Posted by Lucille Boone on Jan 6, 2013 | Comments: 3 |

Comments from our readers...

I could not answer to the

I could not answer to the discussion questions for Minefields of the heart though I had been able to do that for The long walk in January/February.I would also like to know what online book you're reading for May as I might like to choose it for my book group.Thanks in advance.Best wishes.

Thanks for letting us know! 

Thanks for letting us know!  The URLs for the discussion questions have been fixed.  Please let us know what you think of the book!


The Online Book Club is going into hiatus again for review, so we will not have a selection in May.

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