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New Release Review: One Part Plant

Posted March 7, 2017 by Lory in reviews / 12 Comments
New Release Review: One Part Plant

Jessica Murnane, One Part Plant: A Simple Guide to Eating Real, One Meal at a Time (2017) I’m not a fan of the term “vegan,” which sounds like its adherents come from another planet, nor of defining an eating style based solely on what it doesn’t include. So Jessica Murnane’s positive, joyous approach to “plant-based” […]

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New Release Review: Unearthed

Posted October 14, 2016 by Lory in reviews / 6 Comments
New Release Review: Unearthed

Alexandra Risen, Unearthed (2016) Subtitled “Love, Acceptance, and Other Lessons from an Abandoned Garden,” Unearthed is a gardening memoir that will appeal even to non-gardeners (like me). To start with, there’s the chance to vicariously experience taking an unloved, abandoned place and turning it into a magical place of refuge and healing — without having […]

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In Brief: New and Noteworthy

Posted August 18, 2015 by Lory in brief reviews / 8 Comments
In Brief: New and Noteworthy

It’s time again to play some catch-up, with quick reviews of recent releases that have come my way. All are heartily recommended! Uprooted by Naomi Novik I don’t have much to add to others’ reviews of this stellar new fantasy. If you like immersive, otherworld fantasy, you will want to read it; if you think […]

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