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April Monthly News


Welcome to the April Fool's/Easter Edition of Monthly News!
I took part in the A To Z Blogging Challenge for the month. All links are listed at the bottom. Visit them to learn more about me.


BOOKS:
1. The Rough Guide to the Energy Crisis - David Bachan
2. Silver Phoenix - Cindy Pon (recommend)
3. Rainforest - Thomas Marent
4. The Priest's Graveyard - Ted Dekker (recommend)
5. The Sandalwood Tree - Elle Newmark (recommend)
6. Cake Boss - Buddy Valastro (cookbook) (recommend)
7. It's Okay To Be A Zombie - Lambert & Evarts
8. I Am Going Where I Belong - Hans Lindor
9. The Beatles Discography Vol 1. The 60's - Stephen E. Donnelly
10. Shiver of Fear - Roxanne St. Claire (recommend)
11. Face of Danger - Roxanne St. Claire (recommend)
12. The Chimp Who Loved Me - Annie Greer & Tim Vandehey
13. Never Knowing -Chevy Stevens (HIGHLY recommend)


MAGAZINES:
1. Poetry Foundation April 2011


CD'S:
1. Yanni - Touch of Truth


PRODUCTS:
1. Tiecoon.com Fleur de Lis Tie (recommend)
2. Red 1.5" 3.2MB Digital Photo Keychain



YEARLY TOTAL: 64 Books, 1 magazine, 12 Products, 1 Tv Show, 1 CD


FREDA'S FAVE FIVE (In No Particular Order):
1. Silver Phoenix - Cindy Pon
2. The Priest's Graveyard - Ted Dekker
3. The Sandalwood Tree - Elle Newmark
4. Never Knowing - Chevy Stevens
5. Shiver of Fear & Face of Danger - Roxanne St. Claire


BOOK OF THE MONTH:




MY GUEST REVIEWS:
For the Women Wielding Blades Event at VVB32 Reads Blog.



AUTHOR GUEST POSTS:
With Lou Aronica


AUTHOR INTERVIEWS:
1. With Raymond M. Rose
2. With Aris Whittier
3. With Leonard D. Hilley II
4. With Olivia deBelle Byrd
5. With Hans Lindor


SPONSORED POSTS:
Skip A Flick Challenge


AWARDS:

I received this Powerful Woman Writer Award from Dierdra from A Storybook World. I am most thankful for this award than others I had received, only because I have not spoken or conversed in any way with her before. I did go to her website, and think it is fab, so I follow it now too. I hope you will check her and her site out too!

Dierdra also blessed my blog with the Creative Blog Award. Thank you so much!


A TO Z BLOGGING CHALLENGE:

1. A Is For April
2. B Is For Beautiful
3. C Is For Cake
4. D Is For Dad
5. E Is For Ewok
6. F Is For Food
7. G Is For Ground
8. H Is For Holidays
9. I Is For Italy/Italian
10. J Is For Jokes
11. K Is For Kissing
12. L Is For Lyrics
13. M Is For Moving
14. N Is For Nothing
15. O Is For Ontario
16. P Is For Poetry
17. Q Is For Quiet
18. R Is For Rarities
19. S Is For Sports
20. T Is For Tower
21. U Is For Up
22. V Is For Vistas
23. W Is For Water
24. X Is For Xylophone
25. Y Is For Yellow
26. Z Is For Zaftig

Comments

  1. Holy cow so many books, you put me to shame! :D Have a great May!

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  2. You had a great April too! Thanks for stopping by my April Wrap Up.

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  3. Wow, busy month! I don't know about you, but I don't think May will be any better for me! ;-)

    I love Chevy Stevens, and definitely want to read Never Knowing. Especially now!

    Thanks!

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  4. Wow! You had a busy month! Never Knowing sounds great. I'm adding it to my TBR list!

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  5. Sounds like a lot of fun. Congrats on finishing and the awards.
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

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