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Wendy Schultz

Beyond the cover: ‘Surviving a Cyberstalker’

“Surviving a Cyberstalker” by Alexis Moore Published 2017 by Alexis Moore Paperback and eBook versions, 218 pages This may be the scariest book you ever read. While not a thriller, a mystery or a horror novel, “Surviving a Cyberstalker” is a frightening read as it portrays the real-life experiences of those who have experienced cyberstalking […]

September 20, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

‘K is for Kindergarten’ goes through the alphabet

Remember the first day of kindergarten? The butterflies in your stomach, the colorful room with promises of fun, the excitement of the unknown, the dismay at seeing your parents walk away? Exciting, intimidating and a bit scary. In her newest children’s’ book, “K is for Kindergarten,” El Dorado County author Erin Dealey aims to defuse […]

August 09, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Bring on the bling

Born and raised on a cattle ranch in central Kansas, LuAnn Holland Perez understands horses and how exciting it can be to receive an award that recognizes skill and hard work in the arena. “I competed in horse shows and I remember what a big deal it was when I won my first buckle,” said […]

August 09, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Book offers a peek inside Preston Castle

Book: “Capturing the Castle” Author: Angelica R. Jackson Publisher: Crow and Pitcher Press, published May 2017, 62 pages, softcover Have you ever wondered what is inside the mysterious red brick castle on the hill in Ione? While there are tours available for the public, you can also take a peek with Angelica R. Jackson’s new […]

July 04, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Authors share their stories

What: Authors’ Day Who: Placerville Shakespeare Club Where: 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m. Information: placerville-shakespeare.com Poetry, historical fiction, mystery, contemporary fiction and romance — you’ll find all that and more at the Placerville Shakespeare Club’s annual Authors’ Day on Sunday, April 23. For 10 years the club has been featuring authors […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘At What Cost’ explores the risks taken to save a life

Serial killers, organ transplants, gangs and revenge set the stage for “At What Cost,” the action-packed mystery thriller by Cameron Park resident James L’Etoile. Lay in a stockpile of snacks and beverages and pray for a rainy day because you will not want to put this book down once you’ve started reading. When West Sacramento […]

April 04, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Soup’s On and the reading is delicious

  New York Times best-selling author John Lescroart has written 28 books with many taking place in San Francisco. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene What do teachers do when they retire? Anything they want to. On Feb. 15 the Soup’s On event at the El Dorado County Office of Education brought out more than 50 retired […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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