April 2011 archive

Winner – Being With Animals

Being With Animals, by Barbara J. King 228 pages ISBN 978-0385523639 Harmony (January 2010) Thank you to all who entered to win a copy of Being With Animals by Barbara J. King. I used Random.org to choose a winner and I am happy to announce that the winner is…. Lisa Almeda Sumner of Bibliophiliac Congratulations, …

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Weekly Geeks: An ABC Author List

This week on Weekly Geeks, Suey is challenging us to compile a list of ABC authors. She writes: You know how when someone asks you who your favorite author is? And you feel a bit crazy coming up with just one? Now is your chance to come up with 26 (at least) favorite authors by …

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The Wilder Life – Book Review

I wanted to go to Laura World: I wanted to visit the places where Laura Ingalls and her family had lived, in Wisconsin and Kansas and Minnesota and South Dakota and Missouri. All these years I hadn’t quite believed that the place in the books existed, but they did, and house foundations had been unearthed, …

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Guest Post: Author Julianna Baggott (Bridget Asher) and Giveaway

The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted by Bridget Asher 416 pages ISBN 978-0-385-34390-9 Bantam (March 29, 2011) Do you love books grounded in setting? Do you dream of visiting the French countryside? Do you love novels which include luscious descriptions of food? Do you love to read about the lives of enchanting characters? If you …

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The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted – Book Review

Why were we here? The three of us suddenly seemed like an unlikely trio. This was a time for Charlotte to broaden her horizons, a chance for Abbott to overcome his fears, and me? I was on a pilgrimage for the brokenhearted and was supposed to learn to live again – to be alive. – …

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Mailbox Monday – April 25, 2011

This month’s Mailbox Monday is hosted by Amy at Passages to the Past. Make sure you visit Amy’s blog today and add your link … you’ll also find links to other readers’ mailboxes there. To see the schedule of this meme’s host, please visit the dedicated blog. I am currently in New Hampshire, but my …

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Sunday Salon – April 24, 2011

April 24, 2011 Good morning and welcome to the Sunday Salon – a weekly meme which encourages bloggers to sit down… …at their separate desks, in their own particular time zones–and read. And blog about their reading. And comment on one another’s blogs. I’ve missed the last couple of Sundays this month – two weeks …

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Check out the Interview on Gatekeepers Post

Today Caribousmom is featured on Gatekeepers Post, the #1 blog community for book publishing professionals which include everyone from the SVP of HarperCollins Childrens to Jeff Kinney (Wimpy Kid) to bestselling author, Zane and some of the biggest literary agents in the world. You can see my interview with them here. Please follow and like …

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Being With Animals – Book Review and Giveaway

To feel that mutual kinship with another creature is a special experience, one that brings us into attunement with the whole world. It’s a feeling deep in the chest, resonant in the heart: I share with all creatures a way of being in this world. All animals, in their own ways, struggle to live, and …

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In Memory of my Nana

Pauline Bartlett Stevens September 7, 1913 – April 19, 2011 Today I said good-bye to my Nana. She was 97 years young – a woman who consistently beat me at the many Scrabble games we played, never gave up an opportunity to do something new, made us laugh with her amazing sense of humor, and …

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