This concise rockhounding guide, from local author Lars Johnson, breaks down all of the information by site so you'll know exactly what tools to bring, what type of vehicle to drive, and what accommodations are nearby. This is by far one of the best books out there for anyone interested in exploring Oregon's geology. Recommended by Shannon B.
What a fantastic, mind-blowing book! The fact that this is nonfiction makes it even more incredible. I loved the prose, which reads like fiction. I kept turning page after page because I wanted to know what happened. I was also surprised to learn so much about the history of Asian cinema. This is the perfect blend of action, drama, and factual information. One of my favorite books of 2015!Recommended by Shannon B.
I began researching Manasa Devi about two years ago and quickly became fascinated by her mythology. She is in many ways a deity that humans can relate to, especially in regards to her relationship with her father, Shiva, and stepmother, Chandi. Unfortunately, it was difficult to find information about this one-eyed snake goddess. All that changed with the publication of Kaiser Haq's The Triumph of the Snake Goddess. This is an exhaustive... (read more)Recommended by Shannon B.