Tag Archives: non-fiction

A Street Cat Named Bob

A Five Star Pick There are so many pet stories that can bring smiles and tears to your face, with some that are also meant to inspire.  Bob the cat certainly brought hope to an addict at a time when … Continue reading

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Iceland Defrosted

HisLit A book that will grab you from beginning to end—especially if you enjoy traveling to exotic places and indulge in eating, drinking and being merry.  Iceland sounds like the type of place to visit if you are a sci-fi … Continue reading

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The Penguin Lessons

A Five Star Pick This memoir explores the adventure of a young British professor, taking the risk to travel abroad and landing on the other side of the world, to teach at a boy’s school in Argentina—during a corrupt regime.  … Continue reading

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Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat

A Five Star Pick I have wanted to talk about Cooper’s book for a long time.  I loved it so much that I bought it as a gift for a friend.  I wanted to share my affection for this book … Continue reading

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The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations

A Five Star Pick This is not only a great pick-me-up with hilarious photos and sarcastic sayings—it would make a perfect stocking stuffer for those who are cat lovers.  Anyone who knows the craze of Grumpy Cat will enjoy this … Continue reading

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A Writer Reads: Why Adam Nicolson Matters

(A post from guest author Mary Burns) Adam Nicolson’s book about Homer, The Mighty Dead, is like a telescope trained on the very distant past.  Using clues from ancient languages, from burial mounds, from unearthed treasure and other evidence, he dates … Continue reading

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Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want From Sex and How to Get It

A Five Star Pick This is not your typical sex book, believe me.  Also, forget about what society is telling you when they try to “help” you with your “dysfunctions” as you get older.  It’s not you, it’s society and … Continue reading

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