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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Theatre Company, library celebrate ‘Banned Book Week’

The Sacramento Theatre Company and the Sacramento Public Library are teaming up for a celebration of Banned Book Week, with a Tuesday performance of scenes from the theater troupe’s upcoming presentation of “The Grapes of Wrath.”

The free, 7 p.m. event at the central library, 828 I St., will include a...

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Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasaedelweissfor reviewstand aloneSept 23Sarah is having her memory wiped clean. She will be getting a fresh start in her young life. On the day of her final test, she is tried to be killed. She gets away , and tries to figure things out. She is...

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The Sacramento Bee
Hundreds of Bee readers come out for Hampton Sides and his ‘Kingdom of Ice’

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides was on a multi-city tour for his new nonfiction narrative title, “In the Kingdom of Ice,” when he stopped at the Sacramento Bee Book Club Thursday night to deliver a words-and-pictures presentation to a crowd of 325.

Afterward, he autographed copies of his...

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Falls the Shadow

Falls the Shadow

Falls the ShadowedelweissSimon teenstand alonedebutSept 16Violet has died , and now there is a clone in her spot. Cate is her sister, and telling the story. A death has occurred in the town of Haven.Cate is searching for her sister to prove her innocen...

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The Sacramento Bee
Bee Book Club: ‘In the Kingdom of Ice’ tells a true story

Hampton Sides, just in from Nashville, took the phone call in his hotel room in Washington, D.C., to talk about his new book, a true story that reads like a thriller. The next day his book tour would take him to St. Louis, Chicago and seven other cities. He lands in Sacramento on Thursday...

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The Perilous Sea

The Perilous Sea

The Perilous Seaedelweiss2nd in a seriesHarper teenSept 16Seriously read this book. I loved that this book focused on the past and the present . This isn't a easy romance but I loved the growth of Titus &  Iolanthe . They both change...

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Education & Closing Schools

Education & Closing Schools

I love my kids teachers , and that they do amazing work. But in my area , the school board wants to close down 2 or 3  schools because they are very  very old. My kids have been to the middle school , and now I am working there. I have only s...

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Vault of Dreamers Blog tour

Vault of Dreamers  Blog tour

Vault of Dreamers
1st in a series
Roaring book press
Sept 16

Rosie Sinclair comes from a small town. She is on this tv show , where they are rated . She meets a boy from the kitchen , and they become friends. She also decides not to take a pill at night...

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Adrenaline Crush

Adrenaline Crush

Adrenaline Crushstand aloneMacmillanSept 23Dyna is a adrenaline junkie. Her family is a bit different, but they are there for each other. She meets a boy at the river hole, and ends up hurting herself. She also ends up dating the boy. While in recovery...

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Rebel Nation

Rebel Nation

Rebel NationBerkleyfor review2nd in a seriesJuly 1stClover Donovan and Jude are trying to figure things out with all the other's. West is still alive . There is some things that happen in this series. Clover is autistic  and tries to solve the pro...

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