Category: Adult



Shawn Walsh

Are you safe in the Metro?

August 9, 2017 |
Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky It’s 2033 and the human race has obliterated itself. A few thousand survivors managed to get underground into the Moscow metro to escape the radiation, and there is no way Keep Reading »
Nancy

In Vino Duplicitas

July 31, 2017 |
  In Vino Duplicitas is the tale of perhaps the most extraordinary wine forger in history. Rudy Kurniawan burst onto the ultrafine wine scene in 2002. With a discerning palate and a knack for tracking Keep Reading »
Nancy

Esther the Wonder Pig or how big is your love for a pet?!

July 17, 2017 |
Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time If a friend brought you an adorable, tiny little micro piglet and asked you to take care of it, could you refuse? It’s Keep Reading »
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5-Gallon Bucket Book

July 6, 2017 |
I’m not normally a big DIY kind of person, but this title piqued my attention. I suppose that is because I am now in possession of several empty five gallon buckets after a home improvement Keep Reading »
Nancy

Homing Instincts: Early Motherhood on a Midwestern Farm

July 3, 2017 |
“Adulthood, it seems to me, is about narrowing,” Sarah Menkedick wrote in Homing Instincts. After a decade of avoiding the narrow path with travel and exploration covering South America, Reunion Island, Europe and Mongolia, Menkedick Keep Reading »
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UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World

June 30, 2017 |
In some ways this book made me very sad and concerned for the world because it seems like self-centered kids are everywhere and fixing things was practically impossible. However, as I progressed through the book, Keep Reading »
Nancy

The Glass Castle remains “nothing short of spectacular”

June 26, 2017 |
    A perennial favorite for over a decade, The Glass Castle remains a memoir of resilience and redemption. Jeannette Walls and her siblings grew up in a deeply dysfunctional, yet lively and emotionally attached family in Keep Reading »
Nancy

Adventure is a Tonic for Our Bitter Times

June 19, 2017 |
The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World is the book Robert Louis Stevenson (The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island) always wanted to write but never did. Keep Reading »
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Norse Mythology

June 15, 2017 |
Dive into Norse Mythology by clicking this sentence.   Most of us only have a vague knowledge of the stories found in mythology. For the most part we only know the names of the gods Keep Reading »
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On what giants’ shoulders today’s feminists stand

It’s easy to forget what great strides have been made toward equality in America when we focus on the divisions that remain. But a book like “The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Keep Reading »