Books open minds and doors

November 6, 2013

“Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.”

-Vera Nazarian, Armenian-Russian author

“The Possibility Dogs”

Nonfiction

Psychiatric-assistance dogs know when to respond to their master’s subtlest behavior. By approaching or pressing against their owners, these dogs interrupt such chronic conditions as blackouts, agoraphobia, vertigo and obsessive-compulsive behaviors. Charleson learns to identify abandoned dogs with service potential, often getting them from shelters at the last minute and to train them to work beside hurting partners. Animal lover or not, you will be moved by this journey into the world of very special dogs.

“Lawrence in Arabia”

Nonfiction

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave…” The creation of the modern Middle East during World War I was certainly tangled with clandestine operations by one whose job was to foment Islamic jihad against the British; another who would mastermind the most successful spy ring in the Middle East; an American intelligence agent who secretly remained on Standard Oil’s payroll; and in the center was T.E. Lawrence who was battling both the enemy and his own government to bring about the vision he had for the Arab people. These four men, tangled webs and all, give the reader a picture of the war in the desert and its aftermath. Do not miss this one…

“Man In the Blue Moon”

Fiction

It’s turn-of-the-twentieth-century Florida and the man with the handlebar mustache convinced Ella Wallace that marrying him would be much more exciting than studying art in France. By the time World War I raged, he was gone with no trace and Ella was struggling to save the land that had been in her family for generations. Who is the mysterious man who arrives and announces that he can help Ella save the land? The little coastal town is shaken when murder is added to the mysterious drama surrounding Ella and other townspeople.

“Starting Now”

Fiction

Blossom Street series

Libby Morgan had sacrificed everything to pursue her dream of making partner in her competitive, high pressure law firm. Imagine her devastation when she is let go. She begins spending her afternoons in A Good Yarn, the local knitting shop and thus begins her new life. New friends, a young troubled girl, and romance with a charming and handsome doctor. What could possibly go wrong ? You’ll like getting all wrapped up in this story of new beginnings.

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