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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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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...

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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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The Sacramento Bee
Between the Lines: Victorian-era mayhem is Anne Perry specialty

Between the Lines: Victorian-era mayhem is Anne Perry specialty


Anne Perry will appear at 6 p.m. May 1 at downtown’s Tsakopoulos Library Galleria.

We’ve been avalanched with phone calls and emails since announcing that Anne Perry will be here May 1 for the Sacramento Bee Book Club. The internationally renowned mystery and historical-fiction writer is the...

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The mortal instruments movie review

The mortal instruments movie review

I finally saw the movie. It was okay , but a bit long with the fights. Okay Valentine stole the movie. Jace, Isabella, clarey were okay actors. Magus was monotone, and so not what I pictured. I think it followed the book okay. Dh thought that this was ...

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YubaNet.com
Sierra College Press: Sierra Stories — Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots and Rogues by Gary Noy

Mar 31, 2014
Sierra College Press: Sierra Stories — Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots and Rogues by Gary Noy

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Clipped wings

Clipped wings

Clipped wings edelweiss1st in a seriesGallery booksadultMarch 4 Tenly and Hayden are both attracted to each other. Hayden works at the tattoo parlor. Tenly works with his aunt , and loves to make cupcakes. She wants a tattoo done by Hayden. They both h...

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