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East Sacramento has a new “little free library” on 43rd Street

East Sacramento has a new “little free library” on 43rd Street

Katie Byrd scored a hit. 43rd Between J and H has its own Little Library. What is a Little Free Library? It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its … Continue reading

My 5 Monkeys
Frozen

Frozen

Frozenfor review2nd in a seriesHarper teenApril 15 Gray and company are trying to find other rebels. Gray has feelings for Emma & Bree . He is more real with Bree. Gray grows up and faces many different challenges . He also meets up with a dif...

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The Forever Song

The Forever Song

The Forever songnet GalleyHarlequin Teen3rd in a seriesApril 15 Sarren is on the lose and causing trouble. He has many things in store Kanin, Allison, and Jackal. Jackal is the voice of reason though out the book. Kanin is still the master vampire watc...

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The Here and Now book review

The Here and Now book review

The Here and NowRandom Housestand aloneApril 8Prenna James  is from the future. She came almost 4 years with a certain date marked on her arm. She also got a sweatshirt from a boy. Forward a couple years later, she is going to school with the boy ...

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The Sacramento Bee
Between the Lines: April 22 special edition of Bee Book Club

Between the Lines: April 22 special edition of Bee Book Club


“The Talented Mr. Ripley” by Patricia Highsmith

The public telling of young Ben Underwood’s inspirational life and untimely death began with a series of stories by Sacramento Bee reporter Cynthia Hubert, published between May 2006 and January 2009. His story now continues in “Echoes of an Angel: The Miraculous...

The Blue Muse
‘How to be a Woman’ an accessible and funny discussion of the other f-word: feminism

‘How to be a Woman’ an accessible and funny discussion of the other f-word: feminism

"You can tell whether some misogynistic societal pressure
is being exerted on women by calmly inquiring, 'And are
the men doing this, as well?' If they aren't, chances are
you're dealing with what we strident feminists refer to as
some total f*&^ing bullshit." --Caitlin Moran
She tossed the article down on my...

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Plus One Book review

Plus One Book review

Plus OneFarrar Straus Girouxfor reviewstand aloneApril 8Sol is a night girl. She has been taking care of her grandfather, but he isn't doing very well. She has a brother who she hasn't seen for over 2 years, and they just had a baby. She injures hersel...

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The Sacramento Bee
Tartt, Goodwin finalists for Carnegie medals

Best sellers by novelist Donna Tartt and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin are among the finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The fiction nominees are Tartt's "The Goldfinch," Edwidge Danticat's "Claire of...

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The Idea of Him

The Idea of Him

The idea of HimWilliam Morrowstand alonefor review adultApril 1Mary Crawford is working for a PR firm. She is married to Wade, and taking a screen writing class. During this time , she finds out that her husband is cheating on her. She also finds out t...

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YubaNet.com
Book review: ‘Chasing the American Dream: Understanding What Shapes Our Fortunes’

Apr 2, 2014
Book review: ‘Chasing the American Dream: Understanding What Shapes Our Fortunes’

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