Category Archives: non fiction

The Family Table Slow Cooker by Dominique DeVito

Author DeVito accomplishes what is promised on the cover: fairly easy recipes for items (not whole meals) using a slow cooker as the main cooking device. The recipes are beautifully presented with plenty of photographs of the finished items. The … Continue reading

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Kitchen Ideas You Can Use by Chris Peterson

If you are thinking of remodeling or creating a new kitchen, you’re likely hungry for inspirations. Instead of visiting every Home Depot, IKEA, or Kitchen store and collecting a bunch of brochures, you can peruse the latest designs all in … Continue reading

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Engineering For Cats by Mac Delaney

Clearly written by an engineer with a great sense of humor, this is a surprisingly useful book for creating DIY items for your cat – starting with a simple shelf and then moving on to items such as a water … Continue reading

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J.S. Wooley: Adirondack Photographer by Rhichard Timberlake and Philip Terrie

While the topic of photography at the turn of the century as well as the author’s contribution to the art are fully researched, there were several issues I had with this coffee-table book. First and foremost, this is a book … Continue reading

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Dracopedia Legends by William O’Connor

Dracopedia Legends is a beautifully presented inspiration (rather than how-to) on the subject of fantasy/dragons. The author gives you 13 dragon legends (Beowulf, Fafnir, Jormundgander, Lambton Wyrm, Ladon, Mabinogion, Nidhogg, Python, The Four Dragon Kings, The Redcrosse Dragone, Ryujin, the … Continue reading

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Make Anything Happen by Carrie Lindsey

I am guessing that the author has built up her admirably large group of followers on her blog due to people being interested in her life. From what she feeds her family, to her vacations, to how she plans things … Continue reading

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Trains: Photography of A. Aubrey Bodine by Jennifer B Bodine

This is a loving tribute by Jennifer Bondine showcasing the talent and art of her father’s photography. Since he worked for the media, his work has a strong documentary feel rather than simply beautiful pictures. But that eye for moment … Continue reading

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