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Mailbox Monday: March 26, 2012

Mar 26, 2012
Mailbox Monday: March 26, 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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My 5 Monkeys
Alien Diplomacy Book Review

Kitty and Jeff are now the ambassadors for the American Centurion Embassy. Kitty is taking the Washington wife class and hating every minute of it. She would like to kicking some alien butt. Jaime is still getting better and a smart cookie. Jeff is g...

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The Sacramento Bee
Yolo County libraries will shut 2 days to deal with budget gap

Mar 25, 2012

Yolo County libraries will be closed April 8 and 9 because of state and local budget funding shortfalls. Branches that will be closed are the Arthur F. Turner Community Library in West Sacramento, the Clarksburg library, the Esparto library, the Kn...

My 5 Monkeys
Beyond Hope’s Valley Book Review

Mar 25, 2012

Marianne is going to help her brother Levi and his girlfriend in Indiana . She goes back with Aaron and wants to wait til after Naomi has her baby before she sets a date with Aaron. She finally sees the house that Aaron built for her.  She is still ...

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The Sacramento Bee
Between the Lines: Mary Jane Clark knows cozy mysteries

Between the Lines: Mary Jane Clark knows cozy mysteries

Author Mary Jane Clark hasn't baked professionally, but she knows enough to write mysteries involving the craft.A "cozy" mystery is a subgenre that features an intuitive amateur sleuth – usually female – whose skill set allows her to so...

The Sacramento Bee
Bookmarks: This week’s author appearances and book sales

Mar 24, 2012

AUTHOR APPEARANCE THURSDAY Selma James for "Sex, Race and Class: The Perspective of Winning," 7 p.m. at Sol Collective, 2574 21st St., Sacramento; (916) 369-5510. BOOK SALES TODAY Books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs during library house...

My 5 Monkeys
Kick Butt Character Giveaway

These are some kick butt characters and I am giving away 1 of these books to a lucky winner . http://www.linkytools.com/basic_linky_include.aspx?id=124134" type="text/javascript"></script>  http://www.linkytools.com/basic_link...

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The Sacramento Bee
Juan Felipe Herrera appointed California poet laureate

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed Juan Felipe Herrera to be California poet laureate. Herrera is a son of migrant workers who went on to become a university professor and a poet of critical acclaim. Herrera, 63, the author of 28 volumes of po...

The Sacramento Bee
McClatchy Chairman and CEO Pruitt leaving for AP

McClatchy Chairman and CEO Pruitt leaving for AP

Gary Pruitt said he wasn't looking to leave McClatchy, but the job of Associated Press president and CEO "was too much to resist."Gary Pruitt, who led The McClatchy Co. through a turbulent era of growth and contraction, resigned Wednesday to beco...

Amused By Books
Books Made Into Movies: Something Borrowed

Mar 22, 2012
Books Made Into Movies: Something Borrowed

Something BorrowedStudio: Warner Bros. PicturesOriginally Released: Aug. 2011Running Time: 122 min.Rating: PG-13Synopsis: Chick-lit lovers, and those who love them, will flock to Something Borrowed, a frothy adaptation of Emily Giffin's bests...

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