Shirleynature, a Reading Woman!
I like beautiful writing of irrepressible women in historical fiction. I also enjoy a lot of lyrical writing, historical fiction, mysteries, nature, local art & authors, comedy, magical realism, and community involvement.
A heart wrenching depiction of growing up female. The author unravels the effects of abuse, silence, beauty obsession, and shame while finding a path out. Revealing the possibility of creating space for our own values to emerge and allowing the...
"A fascinating account of ongoing research and visits to sites left by ancient hunters and their ice age prey. Mammoths, mastadons, and other extinct animals are very much part of the story of the first humans in North America. Childs is esp..."
"Our 2019 RAL selection will not disappoint. It might make you hungry, make you curious about microbes, have you googling vocabulary in the middle of the night, and find you taking up an interest in baking bread. That's what it did for me, anyway."