I don’t want to conclude by saying that it was the most creative thing I’ve read, or my new favorite, because that’s what I say after finishing every book I read, so I’m going to say that Romeo and Juliet is a beautiful story that I really enjoyed, and that no one but Shakespeare was ever able to create such empathy in me.
This book has a very weird subject but at the same time it is helpful and if you read this book you will probably find that this is true. They tell you DO NOT HUNT SQUIRRELS. They also tell you about how you should not treat squirrels. So now you know the fiction book to read if you are going to get a pet squirrel.
In her spirited debut book, a journalist recounts her quest for a coveted aquarium fish...A fresh, lively look at an obsessive desire to own a piece of the wild.
As an unabashed champion of her furry protagonists, Greene tends toward magical thinking over evidence and emotional involvement over journalistic detachment. She even ultimately seems to endorse the "Lassie myth," the idea that a dog can fix everything, even while admitting that trainers go to lengths to dispel it.
...those set at a Dickensian federal prison in Ohio, where Carleen is nearly beaten to death, are generic...Though it’s not Swados’s best work, the novel’s wit and intelligence showcase her talent.
The coloring sheets consist entirely of tracings of the some of the most common available press photos of Bowie. The line work is sloppy and the lack of effort is immediately evident.
...addresses how the prevailing negative image of pit bulls is not only misguided, but also a mark of broader social prejudices...An appealing look at how our relationships with man's best friend provides a mirror of cultural mores.
The drawings are darling, showcasing each cat’s personality as well as Standard Cat things like wanting to be on the other side of the shut door...
She superbly nails Austen’s language and weaves in a number of subtle touches for those who have studied the novel. Fear not if you’re unfamiliar with the original, however — even using Austen’s characters and episodes, Shepherd has created something that feels entirely new.
A thoughtful book that should spark debate, with the author stressing that bringing a companion animal into one’s life is an ethical commitment that should not to be taken lightly.
...Becker successfully presents a well-rounded argument that a journey toward minimalism is possible and even enjoyable. Any Christian seeking the path of material simplicity will find this volume both valuable and informative.
Televised competitions compound the problem. To counter this, Kavin helped launched the website dogmerchants.com, an encyclopedic database that will serve as a “repository of information about pooches and the people who sell them.” A scathing indictment of an industry run amok; belongs on every pet lover’s bookshelf.
...Woolley avoids getting bogged down in excessive technological and scientific detail, legal nuances, and biographical minutiae, and instead crafts a highly readable, plot-driven narrative that illuminates the genesis of innovations that many readers take for granted.
Well written and full of firsthand insight—a good companion to weightier studies such as Timothy Miller’s The 60s Communes (1999) and Arthur Kopecky’s Leaving New Buffalo Commune (2006).
There’s at least one tip or rule-busting—potentially game-changing—suggestion for any woman looking to cultivate a coherent wardrobe and unique style by using her eyes, judgment, and Linett’s six principles.
Someone who likes suspense and adventure books would really enjoy this. It also helps to have a good sense of humour.
A simply written nonfiction book for young children might have served the authors’ issue-driven purpose better than this vehicle.
Why was it that we both felt Persuasion to be so new? In my mother's case, it was the language and mode of expression that appeared utterly of the moment. Perhaps she also meant that this was the way books now should be written...My own strong reaction to the novel stemmed from Austen's depiction of society...
Beyond that, he also came to know Shapira as a human being, not simply as a shadowy figure from the past. A work of broad appeal, for the history buff and mystery lover alike.
Though some of them are altogether too manic DIY—Who uses dental floss to cut birthday cake regardless of how much cleaner the slices may be?—and overall the hacks are catered to parents of younger children, Parent Hacks is a useful and interesting read.