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“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, […]

“Killer Dads: The Twisted Drives That Compel Fathers to Murder Their Own Kids” by Mary Papenfuss

“Killer Dads: The Twisted Drives That Compel Fathers to Murder Their Own Kids” by Mary Papenfuss

“Killer Dads: The Twisted Drives That Compel Fathers to Murder Their Own Kids” by Mary Papenfuss c.2013, Prometheus Books $19.00 / $20.00 Canada 271 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Snow White had it pretty bad. She had an evil stepmother who tried to get some poor schlub to kill Snow, to no avail. […]

“Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade” by Adam Minter

“Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade” by Adam Minter

“Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade” by Adam Minter c.2013, Bloomsbury Press $26.00 / $27.50 Canada 285 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER This will probably be the last year for your old Christmas lights. You’ve noticed that the bulbs are half burned-out and replacements are hard to find these days. Besides, […]

“The Dogs of Christmas” by W. Bruce Cameron

“The Dogs of Christmas” by W. Bruce Cameron

“The Dogs of Christmas” by W. Bruce Cameron c.2013, Forge $15.99 / $18.50 Canada 238 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER This Christmas, you’re giving up a lot. You’re giving up a corner of your home for a Christmas tree. You’re giving up money to make sure the best gifts are beneath that tree […]

“The First Phone Call from Heaven” by Mitch Albom

“The First Phone Call from Heaven” by Mitch Albom

“The First Phone Call from Heaven” by Mitch Albom c.2013, Harper $24.99 / $32.99 Canada 272 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER The call almost scared you half to death. First of all, it woke you up and everybody knows that middle-of-the-night phone calls are never good news. Secondly, you were sound asleep and […]

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