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The Legend Of The Phoenix In The Epistle Of 1 Clement

Many contemporaries are aware of the legend of the phoenix.  Fans of the Harry Potter series will note that J.K. Rowling integrated this legend into her novels in a variety of ways, with having both Harry Potter and Tom Riddle … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Animal That Drank Up Sound

The Animal That Drank Up Sound, by William Stafford, illustrated by Debra Frasier How does one review a book like this one?  I am no stranger to reviewing books by William Stafford [1], and I have even read a children’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tschiffely’s Ride

Tschiffely’s Ride:  Ten Thousnd Miles In The Saddle From Southern Cross To Pole Star, by Aimé Tschiffely It is striking and almost unbelievable to me that this work was rejected by publishers on three continents until the author was helped … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chickens: Their Natural And Unnatural Histories

Chickens:  Their Natural And Unnatural Histories, by Janet Lembke I had to wait for this book for nearly a month after having requested from the library.  Was it worth the wait to read, even if I managed to devour this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Extra Extraordinary Chickens

Extra Extraordinary Chickens, by Stephen Green-Armytage While I was sitting in the waiting room of my doctor’s office waiting for an appointment about my cellulitis problem [1], I managed to read an entire book about chickens.  Now, I do not … Continue reading

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Product Review: Sibley Birds Of Land, Sea, And Sky

Sibley Birds Of Land, Sea, And Sky:  50 Postcards, by David Allen Sibley [Note:  This product was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I am not sure exactly where this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The World Of Birds

The World Of Birds, by James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson Be forewarned that if you decide to read this book it may draw some attention, not least because the book is massive.  It’s a book that is impossible to … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Do Cats Do That?

How Do Cats Do That?:  Discover How Cats Do The Amazing Things They Do, by Peter Scottsdale [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] While I do … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heart Of A Dog

Heart Of A Dog, by Mikhail Bulgakov I am of mixed feelings about this book, about as mixed as the mutt at the heart of this strange and compelling story.  On the one hand, the author as usual has written … Continue reading

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Book Review: Downward Dog

Downward Dog:  Series Haiku From A Very Serious Dog, by Samm Hodges & Phineas Hodges [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Animal Media Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a deeply melancholy person … Continue reading

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