Book of the Week: Hometown Reads

Your Next Favorite Author Could Be Your Next Door Neighbor!  I just discovered Hometown Reads,  a free online platform highlighting authors by geographical location, connecting local writers to local readers. The website features 75+ cities and connects readers to 3,500+ books written by 2,000+ authors. Hometown Reads is a community dedicated to serving local authors […]

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The Joys and Oys of Jewish Parenting:Insights and Wisdom from the Jewish texts

Congregation Beth Shalom and The Alefbet Preschool welcomes Dr. Marilynn Gootman, co author of “The Joys and Oys of Jewish Parenting: Insights and Wisdom from the Jewish texts” on Sunday, February 11th from 10:00-11:30 am. Using insights from our Jewish tradition, Dr Gootman will share a successful, practical approach to raising todays children. Copies of […]

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Book Sale at Dunwoody Library

Thursday, Jan 25th – Members shop early from 1-4 pm (you may join that day!). Sale is open to the public from 4-8 pm. Friday, Jan 26th – Open 10 am – 5 pm Saturday, Jan 27th – Open 10 am – 5 pm Monday, Jan 29th – Bag Day! Fill a large grocery bag […]

Book of the Week: The Whole30 Fast and Easy Cookbook and The Whole30 Day By Day

The MJCCA Welcomes Certified Sports Nutritionist, Melissa Hartwig, Jan. 15, as she presents:  The Whole30 Fast & Easy Cookbook: 150 Simply Delicious Everyday Recipes for Your Whole30 and The Whole30 Day by Day: Your Daily Guide to Whole30 Success On Monday, January 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm, a Page from the Book Festival of the MJCCA (Marcus […]

Books of the Week: The Top 10 of 2017

Goodreads is an app/site that helps me keep track of all the books I’ve read.  Right now it tells me that I’ve read 248 books, want to read 116, and am currently reading 7.   I’m really only reading one book right now so guess I better check my settings. To me, there’s nothing better than […]

Book of the Week: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

I was about to lose an Audible credit and needed to make a quick decision about which book to purchase.  I quickly scanned their top recommendations for me and was intrigued by the title:  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine.   Upon further research, Reese Witherspoon  has already picked up the movie rights for this book and […]

Books of the week chosen by the Aha! Webmaster

Dick reminded me this week that I haven’t read one of the books he recommended to me and that he had another suggestion.  I’m so far behind on my reading!  So I asked him if I could use his two suggestions as the “books of the week”.  He agreed and and then said “I think people […]

Book of the Week: J. Tom Morgan – Ignorance is No Defense

“There are only four states in the country that treat our teenagers as adults when they’re 17, and Georgia’s one of those four states,” said Morgan, who has spoken to many thousands of teenagers, was on the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect, and chaired Georgia’s Child Abuse Prevention Panel. Source:  Heneghan’s Dunwoody […]

Books of the Week: The MJCCA Book Festival

Click here to buy tickets to the MJCCA Book Festival Events Best Biographies ·         MICHAEL BAR-ZOHAR, Phoenix: Shimon Peres and the Secret History of Israel ·         WALTER ISAACSON, Leonardo da Vinci Dramatic Documentaries ·         Streit’s Matzo and the American Dream Fascinating Fiction ·         LAUREN BELFER, And After the Fire ·         MARIE BENEDICT, The Other Einstein […]

Book and TV Series of the Week: Outlander

If you don’t know about Jamie and Claire you may have been living under a rock.  Or maybe you don’t like historical fiction?  My Mom must have told me a thousand times that I needed to read Outlander and I finally read it after my book club chose it a few years ago.  Mama was […]