“Ninety-five percent of the country has been logged, tilled, drained, grazed, paved, or otherwise developed. Our rivers have been straightened and dammed (damned?), and several no longer reach the sea. Our air has been polluted, our aquifers pumped nearly dry, and our climate changed for centuries to come.”Douglas W. Tallamy Nature's Best Hope is the … Continue reading Nature’s Best Hope by Douglas W. Tallamy ~Review~
Goodbye Summer---and Good Riddance! Fall is here and I am not looking back! However, it was a wonderful Summer for reading! My Summer theme is Conservation and I have learned so much! It is safe to say I have even found a couple of new favorite authors: Douglas W. Tallamy and Peter Wohlleben. I haven't … Continue reading ~Summer Reading List Wrap~
"Today's gardeners are so concerned about the health of their plants that they run for the spray can at the first sign of an insect. Ironically, a sterile garden is one teetering on the brink of destruction."Bringing Nature Home Bringing Nature Home by Douglas W. Tallamy is a book that made me think of my … Continue reading Bringing Nature Home by Douglas W. Tallamy ~Review~
"We know nature can heal itself in certain circumstances, but we also know that this takes time..."Peter Wohlleben I can't get enough of Peter Wohlleben's passion for nature. The Secret Wisdom of Nature is the third book in his The Mysteries of Nature Series. I am going out of order, but thankfully that doesn't matter … Continue reading The Secret Wisdom of Nature by Peter Wohlleben ~Audiobook Review~
"I learned that there was almost no investigation of the emotional lives of animals in modern scientific literature. Why should this be so? One reason is that scientists, animal behaviorists, zoologists, and ethologists are fearful of being accused of anthropomorphism, a form of scientific blasphemy."When Elephants Weep When Elephants Weep by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson is … Continue reading When Elephants Weep by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson ~Review~
It is time for Old Navy flip-flops, watermelon, strawberries, and most importantly...Summer Reading Lists! If you know me, then you know that I am not exactly a fan of summer. In fact, I am already counting down for October. However, every year I come up with a Summer Reading theme! In 2019, it was Witches, … Continue reading ~Summer Reading List 2021~
The Mistress of Magic is book 1 in The Mists of Avalon series by Marion Zimmer Bradley and narrated by Davina Porter. I added this audiobook series to round out my Arthurian Legend Summer Reading List. This series focuses on the women of Arthurian Legend. We are introduced to Igraine, through a series of events … Continue reading The Mists of Avalon: The Mistress of Magic by Marion Zimmer Bradley ~Audiobook Review~
Hey friends! You all know that I HATE summer but there is one perk: Summer Reading Lists. Every year I try to stick with a theme. Last year was Witches and I am still not over all the fantastic books I read. This year is Arthurian Legend!! I have loved Arthurian Legend since I was … Continue reading Summer Reading List!!
What a truly magical summer! I am almost done with my reading list for the summer, I should finish this weekend. I participated in the Page Promise Read-a-thon where I read three Paula Brackston books. I loved every single one. My favorite out of the three is probably Secrets of the Chocolate House. My review … Continue reading Summer Reading List Wrap!
And just like that--August is now over! What a month?! Guys. I actually hit all my reading goals this month. I read everything on my list PLUS some. I hope I can keep up this momentum for September. So much has happened. First of all, I read 4 books for InD'Tale Magazine. You can check … Continue reading August Highlights!