New Year’s Day (The Seventies) by Edith Wharton

   I picked up this book at the annual library booksale.  Something about it called to me – maybe the compact size of it, the dark blue hardcover with a simple title label stuck onto the upper part of the cover.   In fact, I think it was one of those books that I saw…

Flock Together: A Love Affair With Extinct Birds

As a huge bird enthusiast, I was beyond happy to start this book. I wanted to know about birds gone by – not knowing what this information would present. It presented me with a mystery instead of a closed case where the Ivory Billed Woodpecker was concerned. The WHAT? I’d never heard of this bird….

In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

**SPOILERS** I chose the audio version of this book. I couldn’t wait to go to work every day and start listening! There is so much offering here – tragedy, taboo issues, adventure, happy endings and not so. Even more….this is based on a true story originating in Nantucket, MA. I’m a born New Englander so…