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July 23, 2014

Tonight I'm reviewing another book from the Isabelle Dalhousie series by Alexander McCall Smith, The Careful Use of Compliments, read by Davina Porter, for some philosophical musings on life and love with a dash of mystery thrown in.

—Sondra Eklund




Hope Beyond Hell
by Gerry Beauchemin

How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk
by John Van Epp, PhD



Firefly July
Firefly July
selected by Paul B. Janeczko
illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Eye to Eye
Eye to Eye
by Steve Jenkins


The Careful Use of Compliments
The Careful Use of Compliments
by Alexander McCall Smith
performed by Davina Porter

The Inimitable Jeeves
The Inimitable Jeeves
by P. G. Wodehouse
read by Jonathan Cecil



Lulu and the Rabbit Next Door
Lulu and the Rabbit Next Door
by Hilary McKay
illustrated by Priscilla Lamont

The Interrupted Tale
The Interrupted Tale
by Maryrose Wood
read by Katherine Kellgren


Sparky!
by Jenny Offill
illustrated by Chris Appelhans

The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
by Mo Willems


There is always time to make the commitment to read and defend reading, and it is a commitment that is always worthwhile.

—Alice Ozma,