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My 5 Monkeys
Pandemonium Book Review

Lena has been living in the wilds. She is trying to cope in a living area and still missing Alex. This book plays out with Then and Now. Then: She has been living in the wilds and trying to survive the day to day with Raven, Tack , Blue and others. ...

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My 5 Monkeys
Five questions with Spencer Seidel

Feb 23, 2012

1.      How did you come up with the title? Ugh. Titles. I hate coming up with titles. Lovesick began as “The Streets of Portland,” which I knew was terrible. When I was about a quarter of the way through my first draft, I was brainsto...

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The Sacramento Bee
New books by legendary chefs will inspire home cooks

If you're looking for new challenges to expand your cooking repertoire or you long to know how the greatest chefs think about food, here are two books you're going to love. Heston Blumenthal of the restaurant Fat Duck and Ferran Adrià of the l...

My 5 Monkeys
Partials Book Review

Feb 22, 2012

Kira Walker is assistant in the maternity ward . She wants to find a cure for new babies being born. She thinks the only way would be to find a Partial and study it. Kira has been dating Marcus for some time. Kira decides to go find a Partial with ...

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Amused By Books
I’ve Been Tagged!

Feb 22, 2012

This meme has been traveling around the blogosphere and last week I got tagged by Care's Online Book Club! I wanted to spend sometime answering the questions she posted so that's why it took me so long to get around to finally answering the questions! ...

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Amused By Books
Book Review: Simpler Living

Feb 21, 2012
Book Review: Simpler Living

'Simpler Living: A Back to Basics Guide to Cleaning, Furnishing, Storing, Declutttering, Streamlining, Organizing, and More'Author: Jeff DavidsonFormat: HardbackPublished: Skyhorse Publishing; June 2010Pages: 456Genre: Crafts, hobbies, and homeGrade: B...

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My 5 Monkeys
Struck Mini Review

Feb 21, 2012

Mia has been hit by lighting many times , and she has choose which side she is going to be on. She did remind me a bit of the Lost Girl in some ways. Good : New location instead of New York it takes places in Los Angeles. Different power being used....

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The Sacramento Bee
The Young Library: Tender story of mother’s love

The Young Library: Tender story of mother’s love

Love Twelve Miles Long Glenda Armand Lee & Low, $17.95, 32 pages, ages 6-11 In preparing to teach U.S. history, Glenda Armand read a biography of Frederick Douglass, the 19th century writer who worked to end slavery. As a mother of tw...

The Literary Foodie
Libraries and Oranges

Libraries and Oranges

So, I have been away from the blog for sometime, it’s true.  But, they gave me a library.  Seriously, a whole library, that is all mine.  I get to make all the decisions and plan all the programs, I even get to make the displays and pi...

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Amused By Books
Mailbx Monday: February 20, 2012

Feb 20, 2012
Mailbx Monday: February 20, 2012

It's Mailbox Monday time! Mailbox Monday is going on tour and February is being hosted by Metroreader! Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books d...

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