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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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My 5 Monkeys
Slide Book Review

Vee is able to go into other people minds and see what they see. This was a mystery too. She also meets someone new and starts hanging out with them. She is also more curious of the things going on at home. Her father is keeping more secrets and stra...

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Amused By Books
(Almost) Wordless Wednesday: Our Engagement Photos!

Mar 21, 2012
(Almost) Wordless Wednesday: Our Engagement Photos!

As I had promised a couple of months ago, once our Save the Dates had been received by our guests, I would share some of our favorite engagement shots here ... and today is the day!First, all of our photos have been taken our wedding photographer: the ...

The Sacramento Bee
The Young Library: Impishly rude "Forgive Me" will have kids laughing

The Young Library: Impishly rude "Forgive Me" will have kids laughing

Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It: False Apology Poems Gail Carson Levine HarperCollins, $16, 80 pages, ages 6 and up Gail Carson Levine's gleefully snarky poems in "Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It" go a long way in turning this high-minded ...

The Sacramento Bee
Bee photographers win Bay Area press honors

Sacramento Bee photographer Renée C. Byer placed third in the News Photographer of the Year category in the annual competition held by the San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers Association. The winner of the Ken McLaughlin Photographer of...

Amused By Books
Book Review: Clair de Lune

Mar 19, 2012
Book Review: Clair de Lune

'Clair de Lune'Author: Jetta CarletonFormat: PaperbackPublished: Harper Perennial; Mar. 2012Pages: 304Genre: Historical fictionGrade: BSource: TLC Book TourSynopsis: An unexpected treasure: A long-lost novel of innocence threatened, by the author of th...

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