Running with Wolves: The story of life with the Sawtooth Pack

Running with Wolves: The story of life with the Sawtooth Pack

Thrilling story of a National Geographic filmmaker who lives with captive wolves for 6 years in order to capture on film the intimate relationships in a wolf pack. The filmmaker and his veterinarian girlfriend and then wife, narrate the story so that you feel that you, too, lived with the wolves, gained their trust and […]


The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with the Africa’s Last Great Herds

The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with the Africa’s Last Great Herds

Gorgeous, elegiac book in which award-winning nature writer Sy Montgomery takes you on a dream safari with the world’s foremost expert on wildebeest, the keystone species for the whole Serengeti. The details of how the wildebeest shape and share the African plain are fascinating. Along the way, you also get to learn about many of […]


Queen of the Sea

Queen of the Sea

Fantastic story of a queen in exile as told by a young girl raised in the nunnery that is her prison. Thrilling and full of unexpected twists and turns, this gorgeously illustrated graphic novel is a joy to read. This story is based on the early life of Queen Elizabeth I, and her kingdom of […]


The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

I cried at the end. This book is beautifully written, really funny in places and a wonderful story of how family is who you invite on your “bus.” Coyote and her dad Rodeo have been riding around the country in a yellow school bus called YAGER, for 5 years. And Coyote has followed all the […]


A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

This is a magical collection of short stories.  Each piece is inspired by an Asian myth, legend or tale.  There’s a wonderful mix of genres and time periods from sci-fi with androids to a feast with ghosts in present day.  While each story is a quick read; each one pulls you into its right away. […]


Beverly, Right Here

Beverly, Right Here

Beautifully completes the trilogy that started with Raymie Nightingale. We follow Beverly when she’s a bit older and has run away from her abusive alchoholic mother because her dog died. She is very strong and finds a small family for herself in a nearby FL town. Gorgeous, perfect and full of wonderful characters. Available September […]


The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

Fun, wry, ridiculous love story set in the LA world of bookstores, quiz shows and freeways. Nina Hill is a wonderful introverted anxious young adult character  whose whole life is disrupted during the course of the book. An only child, she finds out she has a family about which she never guessed.  A bookstore employee, […]


Stone River Crossing by Tom Tingle

Stone River Crossing by Tom Tingle

Martha Tom,  a Choctaw girl, crosses the river and befriends Lil’ Mo whose enslaved family works on a plantation in the Southeastern United States in the early 1800’s.  Soon after, Lil’ Mo’s family is threatened with forced separation.  Told with humor, warmth and heart, this story has a climax based on Choctaw folklore, told with […]


The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley

The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley

Historical fiction meets fantasy in this story of travel, adventure and friendship during the Victorian era. Merrick Tremayne, a botanist injured while smuggling opium for the East India Company, is sent by them to Peru to steal shoots from the “quinine tree” so that the Company will have its own supply. Merrick finds forests full […]


Waning Age by S.E. Grove

Waning Age by S.E. Grove

Imagine a world where everyone loses their emotions once they become a teen.  This is Natalia Peña’s reality.  Natalia and her brother, Calvino,  are parentless and living with guardians.   Calvino is a few years younger and his emotions should have started to wane, but they’re not.  After Calvino takes a test regarding his emotions at […]