A daily dose of wisdom from the Dalai Lama, much of it a bit archaic with regards to relationships between a man and wife, but inspiring & thought-provoking nonetheless. Well worth having in ones spiritual tome collection.
Highly organized chapters covering everything from nutrition & mealtimes to emotional & social developement. Easy to use format. Includes ideas for zapping monsters (wave a magic wand or spritz the room with water), creative play, daily routines, traveling and more. Also includes anecdotes from parents of toddlers.
9th book in the B & B Series, as well done as all the others. This one kept me guessing until the end, which is nice for a change. I usually have things pretty well figured out early on. Loved the English countryside setting.
My niece and I both read this and we have widely varying opinions on it. She really enjoyed it, I really hated it! I didn't particularly like one of the main characters, the story line didn't mesh well, there was no flow to the writing, and the dialoge was choppy & boring. The synopsis of the book was far better than what lurked between the covers. But, since my niece really enjoyed it I would say that it would suit a younger set, such as college girls. Which is what my niece is.
Another fun romp with Abby Cooper with a decent enough plot, good supporting characters and enough suspense to keep the pace moving along. This is turning out to be a great series that I hope will continue for a long time to come!
Second in the 'In the Garden' Trilogy. As good as 'Blue Dahlia'. This one is mainly about Roz, owner of the In the garden nursery and the house in which most of the action takes place. Another wonderful, strong woman by Nora Roberts.
Fabulous! This is my first time reading Nora Roberts and I must say that I am hooked. She is a wonderful writer and storyteller. Blue Dahlia was so captivating I couldn't put it down. Now I can't wait for the next one in this series to come out!
This has no desciption so I thought I'd add one: From Booklist-
Moody's second novel with Federal Fish and Wildlife Agent Venus Diamond opens with a rash of murders in and near a fragile meadow in Yodeler National Wildlife Preserve, on the coast of the Olympic Peninsula. Because the first murder took place on federal land, Diamond and a team of agents initiate the investigation. As more murders occur, Diamond must determine whether the suspects and motives are connected to a perfume business that produces the rare blue-poppy scent, the peninsula's endangered flora and fauna, or a proposal to the secretary of interior to sell the meadow. Although Moody's writing could be leaner, Blue Poppy is filled with interesting facts about the Pacific Northwest and the perfume and fashion industries. In addition, the novel is an intriguing mix of environmental thriller and police procedural, with sympathetic characters; gritty, realistic portraits of police work and bureaucratic politics; and an unexpected solution to the mystery. John Rowen
Second book in the Bed & Bath series and as well done as the first. I'm really enjoying this series and like it even better than the Chintz & China mysteries she writes under her real name (Yasmine Galenorn). Great characters, lots of fun.
A very slow moving, rather uninteresting cozy. The characters were lackluster, the plot as weak as poorly brewed tea and the dynamics between the characters shaky at best. Not a great start to a series but perhaps the author will do better with her next attempt.