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Buy Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World by Jonathan Mingle and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! A Thousand Years, When I Dream, Online Stories, Books To Read Online, Fire And Ice, Global Warming, Science And Nature, Nonfiction Books, Climate Change

Fire and Ice - Book Review

Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity and Survival on the Roof of the World by Jonathan Mingle - Review

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Protecting Pollinators - Book Review

Protecting Pollinators: How to Save the Creatures That Feed Our World by Jodi Helmer - Review

Read "Four Fields" by Tim Dee available from Rakuten Kobo. In this book, Tim Dee tells the story of four green fields spread around the world: their grasses, their hedges, their b. Canadian History, Green Fields, Natural Disasters, Used Books, Science And Nature, This Book, Grasses, Hedges, Mysterious

Four Fields by Tim Dee

Finished December 31 Four Fields by Tim Dee This book has the author look at four vastly different fields, noting their features, the creatures that inhabit them, and their history. The first field, and one he returns to in different seasons later in the book is his home field, the fens near Cambridge. Dee lives very close, and often ventures into the fields, birdwatching, walking or bicycling, and noting the changes that have taken place since his last visit. His second field is a field in…

Read "The Ghost Orchard" by Helen Humphreys available from Rakuten Kobo. For readers of H is for Hawk and The Frozen Thames, The Ghost Orchard is award-winning author Helen Humphreys’ fascinati. Book Club Books, Books To Read, Book Art, Recipe Icon, This Is A Book, The Secret History, Poldark, Memoirs, Bestselling Author

The Ghost Orchard

Finished December 15 The Ghost Orchard: The Hidden History of the Apple in North America by Helen Humphreys This book begins with the author discovering a single apple tree near an abandoned cabin. The apple she eats is delicious and she manages to identify it as a White Winter Pearmain. This leads her to research the history of apple orchards on our continent. The book has five chapters. The first is titled the Indian Orchard, and Humphreys shows how native settlements often had orchards as…

Listen to The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars audiobook by Dava Sobel Penguin Audio Universe Drawing, Universe Art, Universe Tattoo, Galaxy Universe, Universe Quotes, Anna Palmer, Harvard College, Science Writing, County Library

The Glass Universe

Finished November 13 The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel, read by Cassandra Campbell This fascinating look at the history of astronomy takes us from the late nineteenth century through to the mid-twentieth century. It is centered around the Harvard University and the women who worked and volunteered there, but also around the men who hired, worked with, promoted, supported, and cared about these women. The first women at…

Future Crimes : Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It by Marc Goodman CD, Unabridged) for sale online Online Bank Account, It Pdf, Everything Is Connected, Nanotechnology, Before Us, Mind Blown, Vulnerability, Reading Online, Book Worms

Future Crimes

Finished March 17 Future Crimes by Mark Goodman This book covers a lot of issues around internet security and privacy, and I liked the apt quotes drawn from entertainers, writers, politicians, scientists, and other sources. The author uses examples to illustrate many of the concepts given here, and that really shows the effect on real people of some of these vulnerabilities. The book is divided into three sections. The first section sets the stage by introducing the vulnerabilities, with…

Read "A New Leaf Growing with My Garden" by Merilyn Simonds available from Rakuten Kobo. A graceful and sharply observed book of inspiration that uses the garden as its central muse A New Leaf traces a year of. Gardens Of The World, Weird Gifts, New Growth, New Leaf, Science And Nature, Spring Time, How To Become, Leaves, Gardening Books

A New Leaf

Finished May 10 A New Leaf: growing with my garden by Merilyn Simonds Simonds follows the seasons in her garden, talking about the large variety of plants, her relationships with them, the history of her garden, and her family and friends. The writing is a mix personal experience and gardening advice. I found it very interesting, with good advice regarding gardening, but I was a bit put off by her invented titles for all the people in her life. From her spouse, Beloved, to good neighbors…