Adventure, Non Fiction

Expeditions Unpacked by Ed Stafford

As an unexpected addition to my participation in Non-Fiction November I am (almost) ending this month with a Non-fiction book that I had forgotten I had a timer on. I have an E copy of the ARC by the publishers (I love the wide range of topics they cover in their publications) which expires tomorrow… Continue reading Expeditions Unpacked by Ed Stafford

Book Recommendations, Meme, Non Fiction

Nonfiction November Week 5: New to My TBR #NonFicNov

Week 5: (Nov. 25 to 30) – New to My TBR – Rennie @ What’s Nonfiction : It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR? Be sure to link back to the original blogger who posted about that book! I have to admit I am cheating a… Continue reading Nonfiction November Week 5: New to My TBR #NonFicNov

Non Fiction

Atlas of Vanishing Places The lost worlds by Travis Elborough

I have reviewed two other 'Atlas' on this blog:    This particular book was different from the previous two Atlas' that I read. This is more of a paced history/geography lesson. It goes in order, introducing us to a place- both as it stands(or doesn't) now and how it used to be. There are pieces… Continue reading Atlas of Vanishing Places The lost worlds by Travis Elborough

Non Fiction

The Fall of the Wild: Extinction, De-Extinction, and the Ethics of Conservation by Ben A. Minteer

This is a book of (almost) essays. The author is an expert in the field and has been involved in multiple conversations about the status of the conservation and related fields. This may be an abrupt form of starting a review but the book is equally straightforward and jumps right into the heart of the… Continue reading The Fall of the Wild: Extinction, De-Extinction, and the Ethics of Conservation by Ben A. Minteer

Non Fiction

An Elephant in My Kitchen by Françoise Malby-Anthony, Katja Willemsen

I had tears in my eyes for large chunks of this book, both of joy and sadness. The realities of the issues plaguing this part of the world on a daily basis are not so easy to read about. This goes beyond the machinations of politics and war. Whatever the root cause for the current… Continue reading An Elephant in My Kitchen by Françoise Malby-Anthony, Katja Willemsen

Arts & Crafts& food, Non Fiction

Miso, Tempeh, Natto & Other Tasty Ferments by Kirsten K. Shockey; Christopher Shockey

Recently I began making Almond milk, and some form of almond cheese with the leftovers as my part of trying to reduce my waste contribution. I am not making much of headway but I am always on the lookout for new things to do. Since I am finally experimenting, this book came at the right… Continue reading Miso, Tempeh, Natto & Other Tasty Ferments by Kirsten K. Shockey; Christopher Shockey