Axis Mundi by Karen Holmberg

Feb 25

Axis Mundi by Karen Holmberg

I love poetry and I love birds. So, when I saw this book with a bird on the cover, titled Axis Mundi, or the center of the world—the connection between Heaven and Earth, between man and woman, the cosmic axis—I thought to myself, this is a book I need to read. Axis Mundi was written by a poet, Karen Holmberg, who happens to be from Oregon, another lovely part of the...

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Crow Girl by Kate Cann

Feb 04

  Anyone who knows me, knows why this book would pop out at me. I love crows and I have the nickname crow-gyrl, so, what is not to love about a book with this title? I was given the opportunity to read this book by the publisher in electronic format at the end of last year. I lovedit. This book was geared towards reluctant readers but it is good for even us eager...

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The Science of Magpie by Simon Flynn

Feb 03

  I was recently given the opportunity to read a part of Simon Flynn’s, The Science of Magpie: A Hoard of Fascinating Facts, Stories, Poems, Diagrams and Jokes, Plucked from Science and Its History. Funny little scientific quips, interesting facts such as a yearly winner of the Molecule of the Year award given out by Science journal. They were interesting to...

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The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom

Oct 15

Hello! And Happy National Book Month! =) We are half way through and I am enjoying every moment of it. I haven’t been posting my reviews, but! I will. Here is one for now. I have been a fan of Mitch Albom’s work since his first novel, Tuesdays With Morrie, and so naturally I picked up The Time Keeper as soon as it came out. I read it in less than an...

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I Wrote This For You by Pleasefindthis

May 18

I came across a website, I Wrote This For You dot me, and found the writing of this person enamoring. He had published a book of various posts he had written over the years illustrated with photographs taken by his partner,  Jon Ellis. Naturally, I bought the book, I Wrote This For You straight away. I actually read the entire book aloud to a friend the night I...

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