Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for Wonder in the Natural World

Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for Wonder in the Natural World

By Leigh Ann Henion Leigh Ann Henion had always thrived on exploring new places. Then came motherhood. “Travel to far-flung lands?” she writes in her memoir Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for Wonder in the Natural World. “Once I had a baby, I considered myself lucky to make it to the grocery store before it was time for bed.” Eventually, though, her new identity leads her on a new kind of Read more »
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September 04, 2016
Ollie’s Odyssey

Ollie’s Odyssey

By William Joyce Best-selling children’s author William Joyce, creator of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and The Guardians series, once again manages to enchant us with a classic tale of a boy and his favorite toy. Ollie, handmade by Billy’s mother and more than just a little too well-loved, is a special toy, “a toy who will matter.” Ollie attains the pinnacle of toy status, when he becomes Read more »
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July 04, 2016
When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air

By Paul Kalanithi Paul Kalanithi was 36-years-old and nearly finished with ten years of training to become a neurosurgeon when he was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. After years of assuming the doctor role, Paul became the patient, with his wife Lucy, an internist, by his side. When Breath Becomes Air is one man’s parting gift to his family and the larger world. It records his decision to become a doctor Read more »
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July 04, 2016
Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy  All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World

Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World

By Lisa Lillien Lisa Lillien’s latest book, Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World, became an instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller, when it was released this spring. This 368-page paperback cookbook, which by the way features a full-color photo of EVERY recipe, combines the best of Lillien’s Hungry Girl philosophy with the benefits of clean eating. This is food that Read more »
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July 04, 2016
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