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Coming Event: Interview with Celia Bonaduce

Amazon$2.51 kindle   $13.41 paper back As of 8/11/13I am just so excited to announce that I will have the great pleasure of interviewing Celia Bonaduce the author of The Merchant of Venice Beach.I will keep you posted as to when this will happen but if you have not read her book you may want to it is a great read.The characters are funny as well as people you can bring home as friends.In fact you just may know someone just like them.Being from California myself I found it extremely heartwarming to know a lot of the locations.So, many times authors want to write exotic locations or just someplace away for Cali.Keep your eyes peeled for the exciting thoughts and tidbits for Miss Celia herself.Remember to Make it a Great Day and never be Afraid to Learn.
Gods Many Blessings
Celia Bonaduce


Posted: Aug. 11, 2013

Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what's normal when you're a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of the Shadowhunters behind, it would mean more time with her best friend, Simon, who's becoming more than a friend. But the Shadowhunting world isn't ready to let her go — especially her handsome, infuriating, newfound brother, Jace. And Clary's only chance to help her mother is to track down rogue Shadowhunter Valentine, who is probably insane, certainly evil — and also her father.

To complicate matters, someone in New York City is murdering Downworlder children. Is Valentine behind the killings — and if he is, what is he trying to do? When the second of the Mortal Instruments, the Soul-Sword, is stolen, the terrifying Inquisitor arrives to investigate…


Posted: Aug. 11, 2013

Calvin Coolidge, who served as president from 1923 to 1929, never rated highly in polls. The shy Vermonter, nicknamed "Silent Cal," has long been dismissed as quiet and passive. History has remembered the decade in which he served as a frivolous, extravagant period predating the Great Depression. Now Amity Shlaes, the author known for her riveting, unexpected portrait of the 1930s, provides a similarly fresh look at the 1920s and its elusive president. Shlaesshows that the mid-1920s was, in fact, a triumphant period that established our modern way of life: the nation electrified, Americans drove their first cars, and the federal deficit was replaced with a surplus. Coolidge is an eye-opening biography of the little-known president behind that era of remarkable growth and national optimism.

Although Coolidge was sometimes considered old-fashioned, he was the most modern of presidents, advancing not only the automobile trade but also av…