Books

Book Review: Mindfulness & Grief

Stang weaves stories of people who’ve experienced loss and grief and who have benefited from practicing mindfulness with guided meditations.

Book Review: A Place to Lay My Head

By AARON PARRETT — Joe Moreland had an upbringing a lot of people who didn’t know better might consider a “tough” childhood. Most of his childhood was spent following his parents around from one shack to the next in Oregon’s Coast Range — and you can’t help but imagine the Joad family in Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath.

Book Review: The Swan Keeper

Milania Marsenich has a rich way of describing the beautiful Mission Mountains, trumpeter swans, and other wild creatures of that land.

Where the Crawdad Sings

Delia Owens of North Idaho wrote her first novel in her 60s.“It was liike starting a second career on the 99-yard line.”

Give the Grandkids the Gift of Montana

If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your grandchildren, I think I may have found it for you. It’s called Montana for Kids: The Story of Our State, written and illustrated by Allen Morris Jones.

Book Review: Aldo by Dr. Betty Jean Craige

Like mysteries and interested in ethical problems posed by billionaires wanting to control public university research? Read Betty Jean Craige’s Aldo.

Book Review: Rats, Mice and Other Things You Can’t Take to the Bank

Rats, Mice and Other Things You Can’t Take to the Bank is a collection of essays by award-winning columnist Leslie Handler, in which she shares her life story. “I was born, and now I’m old. The end….There’s been a whole lot of stuff in between.” That stuff in between makes up this wonderful collection of essays as Handler reaches out to, and connects with, her readers.