A cat-loving anthrozoologist probes “the cat's true nature.”...A useful guide to help cat lovers better understand their elusive pets.
Given Bowen’s inherent decency, he might well have turned things around even without his feline friend, but he convincingly makes the case that Bob was the cat-alyst.
This well-known story marks the beginning of perhaps the greatest, possibly most influential, and certainly the most world-famous Victorian English fiction, a book that hovers between a nonsense tale and an elaborate in-joke.
A Week in Winter is a glorious swansong ... serious themes examined, scrutinised and handled with insight, intelligence and a large helping of Binchy’s unforgettable kindness.
Facts, figures and fun achievements throughout the 2013 edition are impressive and well worth the buy
This encouraging tale of finding love and hope in unexpected places is full of small yet valuable life lessons that any animal-lover would appreciate...
With almost every turn of a page, there’s a flash of recognition. “I didn’t know you could eat that!” you find yourself saying.
Backed by new research on plant biology, this is an intriguing look at a plant's consciousness.
The volume will have particular appeal to readers of gender studies, but these stories ultimately prove that true partnership is gender blind.
...if you turn to supplements like this for more than the numbers – for things like quest ideas, character motivations and new settings – then Into the Unknown deserves a spot on your D&D shelf.
Galaxy’s words are unvarnished, sharp-witted and equally sharp-tongued
If you're on the hunt for some ideas yourself, or you'd like to keep a teenage girl very occupied this summer break, add Chic On A Shoestring to your to-buy or borrow from the library list
These games are easy to play with minimal preparations. This book would be great year round for rainy days or birthday parties. This is a great book to have to get the kids out from in front of the television/video games. The only danger in this book is having too much fun!
An impressive blend of biography and magical realism.
The U.S. edition of Nigel Slater's latest cookbook, "Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard," is pretty irresistible.
Is this a book for the under-eight set? Perhaps, but older kids and adults will share the fun.
...has proved to be the most lasting element of Burnett's literary legacy. Perhaps that shouldn't surprise us, given how ahead of its time it was.
It’s rare for a nonfiction book to read like a thriller, but that’s what happens with “Glock.”
Ms. Orlean...explores "the life and the legend" of Rin Tin Tin and perceptively illuminates both. It's a pleasure to report that the legend is also the truth and to be reminded of just how remarkable a dog Rin Tin Tin really was.
In befriending Atticus and carrying his father’s memory to those serene mountain peaks, Ryan admits he discovered a rare peacefulness, a quality that underscores this touching chronicle.