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What Do Women Want? by Kim Addonizio

Red DressToday ends National Poetry Month. So, I want to post a poem by Kim Addonizio. I met Kim at the Virginia Festival of the Book in March.

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One Book One Twitter: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Tweeple have spoken -- American Gods by Neil Gaiman is picked for the One Book One Twitter (#1b1t) selection. Book Club Twitter-style! 

 

American GodsReleased from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. His wife has been killed; a mysterious stranger offers him a job. But Mr.

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Sneak Peek: Cleo, The Cat Who Mended a Family

I love cats! I have my late cat, Amberley, on my photo image. So, when Kensington Books sent me Cleo: The Cat Who Mended a Family by Helen Brown, I knew I'd dive in.

Summary

“We’re just going to look.” Helen Brown had no intention of adopting a pet when she brought her sons, Sam and Rob, to visit a friend’s new kittens.

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Talbots and Kelly Corrigan! Books, Fashion, and Friendship

Talbots and Kelly Corrigan -- what a fine way to spent an evening!

Kelly Corrigan, author of Lift and The MIddle Place, spoke with over 50 women with a splattering of men yesterday night at Talbots in Annapolis, MD.

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Teaser Tuesday 4/27 Red Hook Road by Ayelet Waldman

Teaser uesdayTeaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along!

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Afghan Women's Writing Project Event, Washington, DC

afghan woemAnother great event for the Afghan Women's Writing Project.

AWWP, in conjunction with Theatre J, present OUT OF SILENCE -- a theatrical reading of essays and poems written by Afghan women.

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IMPAC Award Shortlist

The shortlist for this year's €100,000 (US $135,483) IMPAC Dublin Literary Award includes:

The Twin by Gerbrand Bakker
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
In Zodiac Light by Robert Edric
Settlement  by Christoph Hein
The Believers by Zoë Heller
Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
God's Own Country by Ross Raisin

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Teaser Tuesday 4/20 Father of the Rain

Teaser TuesdayTeaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

Anyone can play along!

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