Review: Ditching The Drive-Thru – J. Natalie Winch

Ditching the Drive ThruBook Title:  Ditching the Drive-Thru: How to Pass Up Processed Foods, Buy Farm Fresh, and Transform Your Family’s Eating Habits on a Modern Mom’s Schedule by J. Natalie Winch 
Category:  Adult non-fiction,192 pages
Genre:  Healthy Living / Food
Publisher:  Spikehorn Press
Release date:  September 2015

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Review: Yellow-Billed Magpie – Nancy Schoellkopf

Yellow-billed Magpie

Unlike their black-billed cousins, yellowbilled magpies are rarely found outside California’s central valley. So when they begin showing up in Samantha O’Malley’s dreams, she wonders: are they calling me home?

Disappointed by failed fertility treatments and the break-up of her marriage, Samantha returns to her home town and slips into old habits, resuming her teaching career, even hooking up with an old lover. But she also renews her friendship with Craig, the school custodian she honors as her spiritual guide. The work they do together with Samantha’s special education students will lead her to discoveries she never thought possible.

YellowBilled Magpie is a love story, a spiritual journey, a quest to look beyond appearances to the mystical rhythms that guide the human heart.

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Review: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr

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“Anna is too busy with schoolwork and tobogganing to listen to the talk of Hitler. But one day she and her brother are rushed out of Germany in alarming secrecy, away from everything they know. Their father is wanted by the Nazis – dead or alive. This is the start of a huge adventure, sometimes frightening, very often funny, and always, always exciting.

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