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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...

My 5 Monkeys
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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My 5 Monkeys
Foretold

Foretold

ForetoldHarlequin teennet galley1st in seriesApril 1Raven and her sisters are triplets . They all know that they have destiny. Coral and Kat are trying to find their warriors, and deal with things in Florida. Raven is trying to find her warrior Vanir w...

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Janna Marlies Maron
That’s what happens when we share our stories: New ebook looks at managing depression without drugs

Apr 1, 2014
That’s what happens when we share our stories: New ebook looks at managing depression without drugs

  Depression. It’s not a fun topic. It’s not fun to talk about. It’s not fun to even think about. And it’s definitely not fun to deal with. I began writing about it is to help myself process what I was going through–and, as I wrote to help myself, I was helping other people...

My 5 Monkeys
Salvage Book Review

Salvage Book Review

SalvageEdelweissFor ReviewGreenwillowApril 1Ava is to be married . She has red hair that gets dyed every couple of weeks. She also can fix things. She lives in ship and has many aunts. They are living the polygamy lifestyle. She has been in love with L...

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