Nature’s Best Hope by Douglas W. Tallamy ~Review~

“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~

~Summer Reading List Wrap~

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~

Bringing Nature Home by Douglas W. Tallamy ~Review~

"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~

The Secret Wisdom of Nature by Peter Wohlleben ~Audiobook 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~

When Elephants Weep by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson ~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~

The Mists of Avalon: The Mistress of Magic by Marion Zimmer Bradley ~Audiobook Review~

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~