Author: Julia Kent

After graduating from UC Berkeley in 2007, Julia was delighted to find out that “professional book recommender” was a job. She has been working in marketing and publicity with independent Bay Area publishers ever since. She joined North Atlantic Books in 2014. She lives with her husband and two very nice cats in Oakland.

Sample Recipe from Raw Chocolate Treats: Raw Chocochino

As the Winter holidays approach, many of us are preparing to indulge in treats that any other time of year might be forbidden. I’ve already outed myself as a sucker for all things pumpkin-flavored in the Fall. Any other time, a slab of pumpkin pie would hardly seem appealing, but something about cold weather and the smell of …continue

Celebrating the Fall Equinox with Healing Magic

Fall is upon us, and with it comes crisp air, shorter days, and my personal favorite, pumpkin flavored everything. Tonight is the Fall Equinox— one of two times a year that night and day are of equal length.  In most traditions, this is cause for celebration, be it a harvest festival, an Oktoberfest, or just a …continue