Gyroscope of Life

A book review of The Gyroscope of Life: Understanding Balances (and Imbalances) in Nature by David Parrish Stars: *** Pocohontas Press (2020)Biology/Ecology294 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A love song to the field of biology written by an Appalachian… Read More »

CRISPR – Changing DNA

A book review of CRISPR: A Powerful Way to Change DNA by Yolanda Ridge Stars: ***** Annick Press (2020)Children’s Nonfiction/DNA116 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: CRISPR stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats. If it sounds complicated, it… Read More »

The Overly Honest Teacher

A book review of The Overly Honest Teacher: Parenting Advice from the Classroom by Meredith Essalat M.Ed. Stars: **** The Collective Book Studio (2020)Parenting/Education128 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: All parents want their children to be able to vocalize… Read More »

Ask: How to Relate to Anyone

A book review of Ask: How to Relate to Anyone by Daniel R. Solin Stars: **** Silvercloud Publishing (2020)Communication/Self-Help240 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contiains affiliate links. Summary: Do you want a tried and tested way to engage anyone? Do you want to… Read More »

Nonfiction Books About Pizza

October is National Pizza Month in the US although it’s celebrated in other places too. So in honour of that, I thought I’d share some books about Pizza or with Pizza in the title. Nonfiction of course! NOTE: I haven’t necessarily read these books unless I say so. Read/Buy at your own risk. But remember,… Read More »

Damn the Pressure, Full Speed Ahead

A book review of Damn the Pressure, Full Speed Ahead: How One Man’s Resourcefulness and Tenacity Helped Change the World by Tom Pado with Elaine Whitesides Stars: *** Remington Publishing (2019)Entrepreneurship383 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: He started his… Read More »

The True Nature of the Cat

A book review of The True Nature of the Cat by John Bradshaw Stars: *** Boxtree Limited (1993)Pets>Cats224 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: John Bradshaw, Britain’s most foremost expert on pet behaviour, separates the facts from popular myths and misconceptions, allowing the dedicated cat lover to understand what it is like to… Read More »