Category Archives: Books

Non-Fiction Book Review + GIVEAWAY: BOMBS OVER BIKINI, by Connie Goldsmith

Favorite quote, which happens to be the opening line: “As soon as the war ended, we located the one place on Earth that hadn’t been touched by war and blew it hell.” – Bob Hope, US Comedian, and Author, 1947. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays: A Few Favorites from 2013

Hello everyone! It’s been a long time since the last post, but I’m hoping a time well spent, with good, promising seeds planted. A few people, who happen to not have a Facebook account, asked me how they could keep … Continue reading

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Guest Post Announcement: MY BIRTHDAY IS SEPTEMBER 11 AND OTHER SHORT STORIES, by Nicole Weaver

My Birthday Is September Eleven and Other Short Stories… A book for children and adults, so we never forget 9/11. On Sunday, September 11, people across the country will pause to observe the 10th anniversary of 9/11. It’s important that … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Brenda L. Baker + SISTERS OF THE SARI Giveaway!

Hi everyone, today I’m supa-happy to welcome and interview author Brenda L. Baker on Multiculturalism Rocks! If you haven’t visited her website yet, and haven’t had a chance to read an excerpt of her debut novel SISTERS OF THE SARI, … Continue reading

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Women’s Fiction Review: SISTERS OF THE SARI, by Brenda L. Baker

Some favorite quotes (would copy-paste the whole book if it wasn’t unethical) “Santoshi couldn’t tell me where she lived, but the very polite young man whose armpit was hosting my ear offered translation services…” p. 12 “So Santoshi has been … Continue reading

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Bilingual PB Review: NO TIME FOR MONSTERS-NO HAY TIEMPO PARA MONSTRUOUS, by Spelile Rivas; Illus. by Valeria Cervantes

No Time for Monsters-No Hay Tiempo para Monstruous is an English/Spanish bilingual story easy to read over and over with children, with smile and giggles. It’s one of those tales well served by the title, seasoned with humor and carried … Continue reading

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MG Review: CLARA LEE AND THE APPLE PIE DREAM, by Jenny Han, Illus. by Julia Kuo

Favorite Quotes “In Korean, everyone has a special name. I’m Uhnee because that means “big sister.” p. 36 “What was out of style yesterday could be back today, Mr. Eddly. You just never know.” I then walked past him with … Continue reading

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