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Book Reviews October 2017


Discover how to tap into your extraordinary human capacity for connection and healing, using astonishing new findings about the miraculous power of group intention and its boomerang effect, in The Power of Eight. In her new book, Lynne McTaggart, a bestselling author and expert on the science of spirituality, reveals her remarkable findings from10 years of experiments about how group intention can heal our lives—and change the world for the better. Now you can learn to use it and unleash the power you hold inside of you to heal your own life.




Come face to face with our vanishing wildlife. Using unique Photicular technology, Wild brings to vivid life the animals who are currently under threat of extinction. It turns abstract numbers and names into touching and unforgettable images. From the cover panda, lazily munching on leaves, to an albatross swooping its magnificent wings, to the hovering bumblebee, among the most critical of threatened animals in terms of its effect on the global food supply, Wild captures eight endangered animals in living motion.




In Junk Beautiful Furniture Re(Freshed), Sue Whitney, heralded as the Queen of Junk and founder of the wildly successful Junkmarket Style community, provides inspiration for reimagining and refashioning furniture and accessory pieces. Each of the 30 projects is presented with clear, concise step-by-step text and photos, requires little to no skill, and can be completed in a weekend or less. These pieces come from many places – the flea market, antique shop, vintage fair, grandma’s attic, and thrift store – and all are getting a new lease on life with DIY creativity.




An enlightening exploration of whisky, bourbon, scotch, and their variations. Written by world-renowned whisky expert Hans Offringa, A Year of Good Whisky Page-A-Day Calendar features recommendations to impress friends with—like Glenmorangie with notes of crème brûlée and honeysuckle, or Ardbeg with aromas of dried fruit and smoke. There are also fascinating facts about the process of aging, distillation, and history, plus quotes, mouthwatering tasting notes, and more. It’s the perfect gift for aficionados or anyone who likes to wind down with a dram of single malt at the end of the day.


Book Reviews October 2017

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