Even though the core of the book is scientific and factual, and the style is often (necessarily) dry, Bradshaw's concern and love for cats shines through...
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.
...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.
While the player section is a blast, I think the DM’s section is the best part of the book...There’s a sense of completion here that I just don’t think they’re going to be able to beat.
I started reading, and was hooked after the first couple of pages...hooked by Jackson’s honesty, openness, and courage to tell the tale of his emotional and human growth, thanks to cats and his willingness to listen to them
One of the best things about Chic On a Shoe String is that it teaches how to recycle and repurpose so many things from old clothes to broken necklaces. A ribbon becomes a belt, shoe laces a charismatic choker and a silk scarf a summer top. It’s a fun way to learn to sew and build a wardrobe.
This is a great book and one this reviewer intends to keep and use with my next day or evening with friends, family, and acquaintances. Eating and drinking are great at a get-together but adding one of these games will provide a memorable time for all! Unique and very nicely done
Hand’s descriptions of art and poetry as they are being made are breathtaking...and her troubled, beautifully drawn characters make the heart ache.
His cookbooks teach readers how to get "back to the land," even if the "land" is only a small garden or a patio planter.
Riffing with oatmeal, eggs, apples, and nuts, the adorable, hilarious and healthy plates inspire good eating habits by creating an interactive food experience for children.
...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.
...whatever one's taste in firearms, and even if one has no taste for them at all, Mr. Barrett's book is a fascinating look at one man's extraordinary success.
Orlean has not only ferreted out all kinds of fascinating Rinty arcana, she is especially good at contextualizing what it all means.
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.