Megan Tristao

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Reading Interests: 
Literary fiction, historical fiction, narrative nonfiction, magical realism, some YA.
What I'm Reading Now: 
All the Ugly and Wonderful Things, Bryn Greenwood

Blogs by this Author

Life Skills Academy at SJPL
Thanks to a grant from the Pacific Library Partnership, the Life Skills Academy is expanding to 10 workshops in 2017!Read more...
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Best Books We Read in December 2016
Looking for a good book to dig into this weekend? We surveyed our bloggers and pulled together this list of eight titles we read and loved last month from the San José Public Library. Enjoy!Read more...
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Check out the 20 best books of 2016 according to "best of" lists from around the book world!Read more...
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Looking for a good book to snuggle up with this winter? We asked SJPL staffers to share the best books they read last month, and what we got was a wide-ranging list of great titles for any reader!Read more...
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Book gift
A list of 15 book suggestions published in 2016 for readers you might be exchanging gifts with this holiday season, from your high-drama family members to your history-buff friends.Read more...
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Person wearing cozy grey sweater creates a comic book with a warm cup of tea while the winter sun shines down on a worn work desk.
November is National Novel Writing Month! Learn about SJPL resources to help you write your best-selling novel.Read more...
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Paula Hawkins' bestselling debut novel The Girl on the Train celebrates its movie release today. Here are four more film adaptations to satisfy your itch for book-based thrillers.Read more...
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Voting ballot box
California's voter registration deadline for the general election is only one month away! That means if you want to vote for the president of the United States, on statewide decisions about issues like recreational marijuana use or the death penalty, or for your state senators, you need to register! Here's how:Read more...
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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman is one of my tried-and-true wide-appeal book recommendations. I had multiple people from different areas of my life suggest this book to me when I was looking for a feel-good read, and I have passed the favor on to many fellow readers. Unfortunately, the popularity of this book also means there is often a waiting list at the library, so today, we're sharing five other books you may enjoy reading while you wait for your copy of A Man Called Ove . A Man Called Ove features an curmudgeonly older man, Ove, who...Read more...
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SJPL TeenHQ Icon
What is TeenHQ? Could you use a free, safe space to imagine, create, chill and collaborate? Are you between the ages of 12 and 18? If so, TeenHQ sounds like the place for you! TeenHQ is a brand-new public space in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Library in downtown San Jose. The Groundbreakers, a team of teens from around San Jose, have been working closely with the San José Public Library to design an innovative, fun space for exploration, relaxation and learning, and in just one short month, the space will be open to the public for the first...Read more...
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