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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Women in the News

The Making of a Royal Romance : William, Kate, and Harry – A Look Behind the Palace Walls By Katie Nicholl Did you see the Royal Wedding?  Do you want to know more about this fariytale romance?  Then this is … Continue reading

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Let Me Help!
Let Me Help!

Now that the days are lasting longer and the flowers are beginning to bloom it feels like spring is finally here. Let Me Help highlights the colors of spring and a festive May tradition. Perico is the family parrot that … Continue reading

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Purple Daze and the Wikkeling -Reviews…..

  SHAHAN, Sherry. Purple Daze. 208p. chron. Running Pr. 2011. Tr $16.95. ISBN 978-0-7624-4071-9.    SLG -Gr 9 Up–This novel-in-verse features snapshots of the turbulence of 1965 as caught in both a wide angle and telephoto lens. It not only follows … Continue reading

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RAISING ELIJAH
RAISING ELIJAH

A scientist and mother sees her own quest to raise children in a world without toxins as both an everyday challenge and a global human rights issue. A rave review of RAISING ELIJAH appears in the Spring issue of Ms. magazine, … Continue reading

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Divinity of Doubt
Divinity of Doubt

By Vincent Bugliosi   Divinity of Doubt is a provocative and controversial book on Agnosticism that will enflame both Atheists and Theists, as Bugliosi presents an aggressive case that Agnosticism is the only rational way to think about whether there is … Continue reading

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April is Poetry Month…
April is Poetry Month…

…and though April is turning into May, here is a great poetic alphabet book that will appeal to kids ages 2 and up. With its bright and colorful illustrations, Alphabetica combines poetic odes to the unique images that correspond to … Continue reading

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DRAWING CONCLUSIONS
DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

In the opening pages of a debut novel nearly two decades ago, a nasty conductor was poisoned during intermission at the famous La Fenice opera house in Venice. The Questura sent a man to investigate, and readers first met Commissario … Continue reading

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A future world without girls
A future world without girls

Unnatural Selection is one of those topics that stay with you.  When the publisher introduced the book, it really hit home for me.  Asia alone is missing ­­160 million women and girls, a number equal to the entire female population … Continue reading

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Dealer’s Choice

I’m very lucky to be able to work with some amazing art and design publishers. Flipping through their beautiful books can truly feel like an escape. And I am very excited to experience that feeling with the upcoming Dealer’s Choice: … Continue reading

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Mary Surratt and the film “The Conspirator”
Mary Surratt and the film “The Conspirator”

Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, The Assassin’s Accomplice tells the gripping, true story of the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of its only female participant, the first woman ever to be executed by the … Continue reading

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