*** BOOK: This Organic Life–Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader AUTHOR: Joan Dye Gussow YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2001 REVIEW: *** This book was given to me by a dear friend recently. She praised it highly, and as she is rather smart and has good taste, I had high expectations. I wasn’t disappointed. *** It’s not really … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves: This Organic Life — Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader
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*** BOOK: The Cat Who Went to Heaven AUTHOR: Elizabeth Coatsworth YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1930 REVIEW: *** This fable concerning a cat, an impoverished artist, and an old housekeeper, which won the Newbery Medal for excellence in children’s literature in 1931, is not about the afterlife, or about comforting a child after the loss of … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves:
The Cat Who Went to Heaven
*** NOVEL: The Truth About Unicorns AUTHOR: Bonnie Jones Reynolds YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1972 REVIEW: *** In these crazy times, I’ve been reading formulaic mystery novels for comfort. There aren’t too many surprises to be found here: the attractive young people aren’t the guilty parties, and they will find love once all misunderstandings (personal and … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves: The Truth About Unicorns