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Mailbox Monday: March 12, 2012

Mar 12, 2012
Mailbox Monday: March 12, 2012

It's Mailbox Monday time! Mailbox Monday is going on tour and March is being hosted by the lovely Anna of Diary of an Eccentric! Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (c...

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Amused By Books
Winner of Sonoma Rose Giveaway!

Mar 11, 2012
Winner of Sonoma Rose Giveaway!

Thank you to everyone who entered to win Sonoma Rose by Jennifer Chiaverni! The winner chosen via random.org is:Elisabeth!

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My 5 Monkeys
IMM-Vlog

Thanks to Harper, Jaime of 2 chicks on Books , and Harperteen Reading Alien Diplomacy by Gini Koch

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The Sacramento Bee
Between the Lines: For mystery writers, Sacramento will be scene of crime convention

Between the Lines: For mystery writers, Sacramento will be scene of crime convention

Jaqueline Winspear and John Lescroart will be guests of honor at the Left Coast Crime Convention in Sacramento starting March 29.If you're a fan of mysteries, try this: The 22nd annual Left Coast Crime Convention, themed "Mining for Murder," is ...

The Sacramento Bee
Bookmarks: Author appearances, library events, book sales

Bookmarks: Author appearances, library events, book sales

Sacramento Opera Board Member, Cynthia Sample of El Dorado Hills, is a mystery writer, ballroom dancer, ex- CEO and the author of "Dying for a Date," Monday, June 21, 2010.TUESDAY Cindy Sample for "Dying for a Date" and "Dying for a Dance," g...

The Sacramento Bee
Limbaugh spurns Sleep Train’s bid to resume advertising ties

Limbaugh spurns Sleep Train’s bid to resume advertising ties

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2010 file photo, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh speaks during a news conference at The Queen's Medical Center looks on in Honolulu, after he was rushed to the hospital after experiencing chest pains during a vaca...

My 5 Monkeys
The Book of Blood and Shadow Book Review

Mar 9, 2012

Nora Kane is smart and knows how to translate Latin. She is good friends with Adrianne, Chris, and Max. She gets the job to translate the letters of Elizabeth Weston. She goes to small private school in town. While translating them , she relates to t...

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Amused By Books
Book Review: The Baker’s Daughter

Book Review: The Baker’s Daughter

'The Baker's Daughter'Author: Sarah McCoyFormat: HardbackPublished: Crown; Jan. 2012Pages: 304Genre: Historical fictionGrade: ASource: TLC Book ToursSynopsis: In 1945, Elsie Schmidt is a naive teenager, as eager for her first sip of champagne as s...

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My 5 Monkeys
TGIF– Author

If I was to recommend an author it would Maggie Stiefvater. I love her writing and its always so lyrical. I also loved her Scorpio Races , and fairy books too. I did like the wolves of Mercy Falls series but didn't like the ending. So this is my ...

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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento’s Urijah Faber to coach team for ‘Ultimate Fighter’ TV show

Sacramento’s Urijah Faber to coach team for ‘Ultimate Fighter’ TV show

Urijah Faber won a UFC 139 Mixed Martial Arts bantamweight bout in San Jose in November.They've sniped at each other in the media for years and swung at each other in the octagon. Now Urijah Faber and archrival Dominick Cruz will live next door t...

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