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Monday, 24 May 2010

Our life is made out of the choices we take each and every second. I used to love the Richard Bach books in which he talked about alternate universes. Sometimes I wonder about the choices that lead me to this life I’m living right now. What would have happened had my mom not enrolled me […]

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Saturday, 15 May 2010

26 Days!!!!!!!!!! For what, you may ask? Only for the celebration of the most beautiful game in the world. Here’s the South Africa 2010 World Cup Official Anthem by K’naan and David Bisbal. Worth your time.  Give me freedomGive me firegive me reasonTake me highersee the championstake the field nowyou’ll be fightersmake us feel proudEn […]

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Monday, 10 May 2010

This last weekend I went back to my favorite author, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, to re-read the last pages of   The Angel’s Game. I had read the last part so fast, and there were so many things going on, I had to go back to make more sense of the ending, which left me reeling, almost […]

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Friday, 7 May 2010

My son plays futbol in a field adjacent to a small hospital with a big maternity ward. Hospital security patrols the parking lot with the passion of a zealot, trying to catch those who break the rules and park close to the field in spite of the warnings posted all over the place. I never […]

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How my Gorgeous Boy agonized over choosing only one winner. He wanted all of you wonderful friends to win, but luck favored …. TAN, TAN, TAN, TAN…… Michelle Mclean!!!!!  So Michelle, please email me your mailing address atcheboricuas AT gmail DOT com, and I’ll be more than happy to send you a copy of Shadow […]

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Today, throughout the blogosphere, several hmm…bloggers are hmm… blogging about their favorite books (you thought I was going to say Blogs, right?) Check out Elana’s blog for a complete list of awesomeness. There are several amazing contests going on. Ever since I learned to read, I’ve devoured the written word. From Heidi to the dictionary, […]

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Saturday, 1 May 2010

Maybe I should get used to the idea that Spring skips Utah, or prepare my mind to the fact that Her ephemeral visit leaves a longing worse than looking at pictures of the Caribbean in January. Like the rest of Utahns, my family and I pretend winter is over, and after the morning snow melts […]

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Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Mt short story “Fire Water” is up on the Utah Children’s Writers Blog. I hope you enjoy it. Leave a comment!

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Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Today twitter was boiling with the #gimmeacall hashtag. It all started as a promotion for the book Gimme A Call by Sarah Mlynowski. YA authors started tweetting their younger selves and before long, everybody was sending messages of encouragement, warning, love, etc to themselves. The premises of the book is about a 15 year old […]

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Friday, 16 April 2010

I love Fridays. My kids get out of school early, we don’t have any games/dances/performances/meetings to attend, we eat pizza–my favorite food in the universe. If I close my eyes, I can see my teenage self getting ready to go out with my friends, even if it was just to the front door to see […]

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Yamile Saied Mendez

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American, Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult author.

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