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.
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.
...the book is unlikely to appeal to nonbotanists.
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.
Jackson’s writing style is emotionally raw, candid, and sometimes shocking in its honesty. The one constant throughout his story, even during his darkest days of battling his own personal demons, is his connection with cats
Chic on a Shoestring is a lovely book. Well written with clear instructions and packed full of beautiful, easy-to-make projects, it's definitely one for the sewing room bookshelf.
I really love that the book, Play These Games, not only occupies my kids, the games are almost all educational and the kids have to look for the items needed to play. This forces them to act a team and work together.
The U.S. edition of Nigel Slater's latest cookbook, "Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard," is pretty irresistible.
But what we love is this is truly a cookbook, not just a sensationalized photo gallery as similar books tend to be.
A solidly reported story of a modern-day Samuel Colt who transformed the handgun business.
Orlean writes sentences that make you ache with longing for moments in the past...whether it be the comforts of a beloved pet or the joy of reading a great book like this one.
Part adventure story, part memoir, but most important, a love story, this entertaining and joyous book proves that dog really is man’s best friend and vice versa.
...The Language of Flowers is a hopeful book tempered by reality. It leaves the reader with trilliums and saffron: modest beauty and a wariness of excess.
...Koontz’s talent lies in making the preposterous believable. Was Trixie some sort of angel? Regardless, her enchanting story will have fans panting for more.
The kind of wisdom he brings to Weeds desperately needs to inform the direction of agricultural science.
. . .there are real gems of insight and wit on the diverse topics of appreciating nature, love and sex, technology, parenthood, the solitary life, art, self-reliance, reason and aging.
The book works more like an invitation to join the man for a few pints of Newcastle and enjoy the stories he’s been punting around to close friends for years.