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“The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression” by John F. Kasson

“The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression” by John F. Kasson

“The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression” by John F. Kasson c.2014, W.W. Norton     $27.95 / $32.50 Canada308 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Staying upright. That’s what you learned when you were a year old: being vertical and walking. You mastered communication at two, played well with others at four, and […]

“Mistakes I Made at Work” edited by Jessica Bacal

“Mistakes I Made at Work” edited by Jessica Bacal

“Mistakes I Made at Work” edited by Jessica Bacal c.2014, Plume $16.00 / $18.00 Canada 252 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Everybody knows what you did. It didn’t take long for word to get around, actually; you can tell by the smirks and the lack of eye-contact in the hall. It was a […]

“Stone Cold” by C.J. Box

“Stone Cold” by C.J. Box

“Stone Cold” by C.J. Box c.2014, Putnam $26.95 / $31.00 Canada 371 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Sometimes, you just can’t fit in. You stick out like a sore thumb, totally unable to melt into the crowd. You feel like you have a neon sign across your shoulders; one that says “I’M NEW!” Yeah, […]

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc. c.2014, DaCapo Lifelong Books $19.99 / $23.00 Canada 320 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Lately, it seems as though everything sets your teeth on edge. The neighbors are way too noisy. Customer service… isn’t. Your in-laws are a bunch of ingrates. […]

“Pure Grit” by Mary Cronk Farrell, foreword by First lieutenant Diane Carlson Evans

“Pure Grit” by Mary Cronk Farrell, foreword by First lieutenant Diane Carlson Evans

  “Pure Grit” by Mary Cronk Farrell, foreword by First lieutenant Diane Carlson Evans c.2014, Abrams Books for Young Readers $24.95 / $27.95 Canada 160 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER When it comes to chores around the house, you have lots of responsibility. You’re in charge of mealtime twice a week. You take […]

“The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning” by Julene Bair

“The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning” by Julene Bair

“The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning” by Julene Bair c.2014, Viking $26.95 / $28.50 Canada 288 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Tap, tap, tap. That’s all you’re thinking when you’re thirsty. A chilly glass, sparkly ice, and a fresh tap that requires little more than a turn for relief. It’s […]

“Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book about Life” by David R. Dow

“Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book about Life” by David R. Dow

  “Things I’ve Learned from Dying: A Book about Life” by David R. Dow  c.2014, Twelve $25.00 / $28.00 Canada 273 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Just one more bedtime story. You wanted that as a child because you’ve always been someone who hates endings (one more for the road). Everyone knows you never […]

“Growing a Feast: The Chronicle of a Farm-to-Table Meal” by Kurt Timmermeister

“Growing a Feast: The Chronicle of a Farm-to-Table Meal” by Kurt Timmermeister

“Growing a Feast: The Chronicle of a Farm-to-Table Meal” by Kurt Timmermeister c.2014, W.W. Norton $24.95 / $26.50 Canada 311 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Tonight, you’re bringing home the bacon. You got it at the grocery store on the way home from work: neat little strips adhered to a rectangle of cardboard, […]

“Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West” by Bryce Andrews

“Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West” by Bryce Andrews

“Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West” by Bryce Andrews c.2014, Atria Books $25.00 / $28.99 Canada 256 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER A place for everything, and everything in its place. You’ve always believed that keeping your possessions where they belong is the right thing to do. Putting […]

“The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd

“The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd

“The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd c.2013, Viking $27.95 / $32.95 Canada 373 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Your best friend has been all a-flutter about something lately. You haven’t seen much of her, in fact. She’s been sticking close to her nest but that’s okay. Next time you get together, […]

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