tmoebookThe Moment of Everything

In the heart of Silicon Valley, a young woman finds her calling while saving a used bookstore.


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I like eating cantaloupe, watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and dancing to blues music, possibly all at the same time.


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Thoroughly rooted in the now, but achingly in love with the past, The Moment of Everything is a book lover’s book — a warm-hearted illustration of the continuing relevance of books and bookstores in our modern culture that’s sure to make readers fall in love.

Lydia Netzer

author of Shine, Shine and How to Tell Toledo From the Night Sky

Superheroes of data: Why Maggie wanted to be a librarian

Up until the year 2000, like most people, I never really gave much thought to what a librarian actually does. Back then I was an information architect for a small start-up company in Silicon Valley. I attended a conference on information architecture in Boston that... read more

Finding your tribe in the SCA

A lot of The Moment of Everything is about finding that place and group of people where you can be you. I have several friends who are active in the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism). I think this group is the perfect example of telling the world, “We... read more

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