Showing posts from September, 2009

Happy New Year

I left a message to wish you all that are a Jewish, a Happy New Year message. on my other blog at Bagels, Books and Schmooze.
La Shana Tova

Ye-AH!! 38th Ave, Diva's Are Back in Business!!

After all most eight months( January 09), 38th Ave Divas Book Club finally met for the first time in months. This is our 4th going on 5th year. Due to illnesses, deaths, personal problems finally the book club came back together for the first time today.

I was not sure if it was going to happen. I have not heard from any one in quite awhile. A few members were not happy with the books picked. This time, I told everyone to bring with them three books and pick a date and month and a book. We did not pick for the year. That may have been the problem.

One thing I have learned from organizing and keeping us together. Not every book club is the same you have to hit it by trial and error. Just like people are individuals so are book clubs. Just because one club says it was successful doesn't mean it will work for you.

On to the book club. We discussed Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult. A few people were not happy with the book picks. So, I decided what author will draw people in? Eas…

Happy Labor Day Everyone!!

Happy Labor Day Everyone. Unfortunately there are people that have to work on this day. I was one of the unlucky ones. But that is ok at least I have a job. There are many people that are unlucky this year. Hopefully it will get brighter soon.

Cleopatra's Daughter Giveaway

I am hosting the book Cleopatra's Daughter concurrently with with the release of Michelle Moran's book coming out in stores tomorrow, September 8th. Michelle has agreed to send three copies to the lucky winners. Also Michelle is writing a guest post on my blog in the next few days, look out for it.

The rules are as follows:

The giveaway will begin tommorrow September 8 till September 17th.
Leave a comment on my blog why you would like to be entered in the giveaway.
Blog about the giveaway on your blog with a link coming back to this blog.

Cleopatra's Daughter By Michelle Moran

Excerpt from the book flap:

The fateful tale of Selene and Alexander is brought brilliantly to life in Cleopatra's Daughter. Recounted in Selene's youthful and engaging voice, it introduces a compelling cast of historical characters. Octavia, the emperor Octavian's kind and compassionate sister, abandoned by Marc Antony for Cleopatra; Livia, Oxtavian's bitter and jealous wife; Marcellus, …