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.
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.
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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.
It was breathtaking, emotional and sometimes even surprising. It made me laugh and cry. I especially like his honesty in his book, his humour and way of writing — I love his way of writing!
Beautiful and inexpensive accessories abound if you know how to transform the everyday into the chic.
This book is a must-have for those with kids. Lots of games are ones adults would love as well. Does anyone else have fond memories of playing kick the can with entire neighborhoods of kids? Well, I do and I'm hoping with this book we can inspire more play and less TV time.
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.
Attention-grabbing letters relay simple information about the health benefits of certain ingredients (did you know basil is a natural anti-inflammatory?) while making facts understandable and interesting to kids and grownups alike.
A solidly reported story of a modern-day Samuel Colt who transformed the handgun business.
Few writers can elevate a yarn about a Hollywood dog into a meditation on the durability of myth and the nature of heroism... With this book, the story of Rin Tin Tin will more certainly live on.
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.
...Archer (Honor Among Thieves) delivers another page-turning, heart-stopping saga, with delightful twists, and a surprise ending.
...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.