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Review of A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan. ★★1/2

In short, there were not enough dragons.

The basic premise of this book is that it is the memoir of an early adventure of a naturalist famed for her study of dragons, Lady Isabella Trent. 663 more words


Strega Nona

Since I’ve been on a Canadian kick recently I decided to switch it up and review an Italian American classic for those of you unfortunates who have never read… 465 more words

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Tree: A Life Story, by David Suzuki and Wayne Grady (2004)

Canadian scientist/CBC icon David Suzuki teams up with science writer Wayne Grady to present a lovely little book that traces the life history of the mighty Douglas-fir tree, from the Pacific Northwest fire that set the ground for its seed to take root through to its death, hundreds of years later, when the weakened snag gives way to a windstorm. 303 more words


Coffee Gives Me Superpowers Book Review

Title: Coffee Gives Me Superpowers

Author: Ryoko Iwata

Genre: Entertainment

Release Date: April 7, 2015

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

Formats: Hardcover, Kindle

Print Length: 96 pages… 508 more words


Julia, Child

Julia, Child is written by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Julie Morstad. I was really excited to read this book because of the charming cover and adorable title. 367 more words

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An illustrated book acquired on my travels

“Anbetung des Korsetts”

Or, Adoration of the Corset, by Bele Bachem and Wolfgang Ebert. I found this at a book seller’s stall in a little market in Amsterdam near Nieuwmarkt. 307 more words