Summer Reading: War of the Whales

War of the Whales book cover

It’s that time of year when bookstores everywhere showcase “summer reading” options. But take a pass on the books touted as easy reading and pick up “War of the Whales” by Joshua Horwitz instead. Just released on July 1, 2014 by Simon & Schuster, this book takes you behind-the-scenes during the battle to protect whales… [read more]

Quotes from the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

My weekend was awesome because I was at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books both days! It’s a great way to revel in the written word, hear authors speak about their work and learn new things. To change things up a bit, I went to a variety of panels this year on all different… [read more]

Ringing in the New Year with new wildlife books

I spent the last week of 2011 in book heaven! It was a wonderful way to wrap up the year and start the New Year with new wildlife books to read and more fascinating information to absorb. Book heaven happens to be Powell’s City of Books in Portland, Oregon. If you love books, you have… [read more]