Still reeling from a devastating breakup, 30-something Ruth returns to her childhood home to help care for her father. As his Alzheimer's becomes more and more debilitating, Ruth must come to terms with how her own life has turned out so far. Simple prose tackles family, loss, betrayal, and adulthood--and packs quite an emotional wallop.
Imagine Neil Gaiman and Edgar Allen Poe as gal pals searching for Narnia, and you'll have some idea of the wonderful strangeness of this book. Egged on by her unusual friend Zenobia, timid Elizabeth searches an old house for secrets and finds more than either of them bargained for. The spookiness level is exactly right for reading on a rainy fall day.
Whether you're hardcore about using all-natural products or new to the chemical-free game, you're sure to find some useful advice in this adorable little book. Learn how to cure a headache, rid your kitchen of pests, and save tons of money on skin and hair products with the help of Raleigh Briggs' simple instructions and hand-drawn illustrations.
Mary Oliver has been one of my favorite poets for years because of the way she revels in the beauty of the natural world, and the way her poems can refresh my perspective and help me appreciate life's small joys. This new collection includes works from her very first collection published in 1963, all the way up to her most recent, from 2015. A book equally suited to reading one page from at a time or spending an entire afternoon with.