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Blood and Thunder - Hampton Sides

Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West

Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West, written by Hampton Sides, is a wonderful biography of the legendary Christopher “Kit” Carson (1809-1868). But it is also much more. America’s wild west was full of many interesting characters, and Kit Carson is near the

Animal Dialogues by Craig Childs

Animal Dialogues by Craig Childs

Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild is a beautiful collection of essays about truly wild encounters. Craig Childs recounts his amazing and often unbelievable adventures in moving prose. His writing makes you feel like you are there with him, looking through his eyes. The

The Puma Years by Laura Coleman

The Puma Years by Laura Coleman

The Puma Years is a memoir by Laura Coleman. The story recounts Coleman’s work at a parque in the Bolivian jungle. In 2007, Coleman traveled to a wildlife rescue “parque” deep in the jungles of Bolivia. She was only 24 years old and had already

The Truth and Beauty by Andrew Klavan

The Truth and Beauty by Andrew Klavan

Despite the less than pithy title, The Truth and Beauty – How the Lives and Works of England’s Greatest Poets Point the Way to a Deeper Understanding of the Words of Jesus is a concise work of Christian thinking. I came to know author Andrew

Heretics by G.K. Chesterton

Heretics by G.K. Chesterton

Heretics by G.K. Chesterton’s is a series of essays published in 1905. My familiarity with Chesterton includes countless mentions and numerous quotes. But this was my first foray into reading one of his books. And make no bones about it, Heretics is not an easy