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Cathe Olson is a library technician at a community college, as well as a writer and natural foods cook. She is the author of Simply Natural Baby Food and The Vegetarian Mothers Cookbook, and Lick It! Creamy Dreamy Vegan Ice Creams Your Mouth Will Love. Cathe has had articles published in national magazines such as Mothering, VegFamly, Vegetarian Voice, and Natural Awakenings.

She is also active in her support of libraries and writers. Cathe was the director of the Central Coast Writers Conference and has served on the boards of the Central Coast Book and Author Festival, Friends of the Nipomo Library, and SLO Nightwriters.


Robin Robertson’s Vegan Planet has long been a staple in our house. No matter what kind of food we feel like, I am sure to find a recipe in that colossal, comprehensive cookbook. In the mood for Chinese? Try the To-Fu Yung. Indian? Make Robin's Checkpeas Vindaloo. There are vegan versions of food from just about everywhere, such as Italy, France, Greece, Thailand, and Africa--and plenty of U.S... Read more of this blog post »
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The Vegetarian Mother's Coo...

4.18 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2005
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3.62 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2003
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4.04 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2009
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3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2009
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This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
This Song Will Save Your Life
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Sweet, hopeful story of a teenage misfit, Elise Dembowski. Lonely and bullied, she wanders the streets at night after her parents are asleep. But one night she discovers an underground nightclub where she finds acceptance, friendship and a new talent ...more
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As Good as Gone by Larry Watson
As Good as Gone
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read in April, 2016
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When Bill Sidey's wife needs to go to an out of town hospital for an operation, he asks his retired cowboy/hermit-like father Calvin to return to town to take care of his kids. While he is there, problems the kids are having come to a head, and Calvi ...more
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Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey
Bright Shiny Morning
by James Frey
read in April, 2016
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Frey weaves in and out of stories of various people in contemporary L.A., mingled with facts and statistics about the city. Even with so many characters--some that he returns to again and again and some that are met only once--I was surprised how eas ...more
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Before We Visit the Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Before We Visit the Goddess
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read in April, 2016
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This novel skips between three generations of Indian women and their problems. Nice writing but none of the stories really went deep enough and I was left unsatisfied in the end.
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
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This book was great. The advice makes a lot sense and is broken down in a manageable way. I've already made several changes in my thinking/behaviors and have seen the difference even these small steps have made. I am looking forward to continuing to ...more
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The Stranger by Harlan Coben
The Stranger
by Harlan Coben
read in April, 2016
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The "Stranger" approaches attorney Adam Price and reveals a secret about Price's wife -- Price can't help but wonder what else his wife has deceived him about. And suddenly their perfect family life is in turmoil.

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I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh
I Let You Go
by Clare Mackintosh (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2016
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This novel read almost like two different books -- the first part begins with a child killed in a hit and run and a grieving woman escaping and starting a new life in a lonely Welch coastal village. This part was almost boring to tell you the truth, ...more
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Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
Fool Me Once
by Harlan Coben
read in April, 2016
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After her husband is killed, Maya installs a nanny cam in the den and sees her husband playing with their daughter. A typical Coben set up--where the impossible occurs and the book is spent figuring out how. This was an enjoyable enough read but didn ...more
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