Superpowered book cover
Middle Grade Non-fiction, River Dog Recommends

Book Review: Superpowered: Transform Anxiety into Courage, Confidence, and Resilience by Renee Jain and Dr. Shefali Tsabary

This book shows us we're not alone in our anxieties (especially in our world today!) and reminds us/teaches us the skills we need to not only make it through the day, but to actually thrive in life by tapping into our superpowers of courage, confidence, and resiliency.

Kill the Farm Boy book cover
Adult Fantasy, River Dog Recommends, Uncategorized, Young Adult Fantasy

River Dog Recommends: Kill the Farm Boy by Delilah S. Dawson & Kevin Hearne

Are you all about the fantasy genre? Quests, magic, star-crossed lovers? Good triumphing over evil? Look no further! This is the next fantasy read for you. (For adults and those old enough to read some adult content.)

Native American Heritage Month Recommended Reading
Adult Fiction, Adult Non-fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, River Dog Recommends, Uncategorized, Young Adult Fantasy

River Dog Recommends: Native American Heritage Month Reads

Every month, River Dog Book Co. suggests recommended reading to celebrate that month's nationally recognized holiday(s). November = Native American Heritage Month   Starting in the early 1900s, several different Native men were instrumental in getting various individual days of recognition passed, but it wasn't until 1990 that President George W. Bush officially declared November… Continue reading River Dog Recommends: Native American Heritage Month Reads

Adult Fiction, Adult Non-fiction, River Dog Recommends, Uncategorized

River Dog Recommends: Reading the Middle East

Today, August 1, is the first day of the River Dog Book Co. Armchair Travel Bookclub! We are reading The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar. While the story begins in Syria, the characters' journeys throughout the book take them to other parts of the Middle East, including Jordan. In a wonderful coincidence of timing, a customer recently asked for a reading list of books featuring Jordan, so here you are - an extended reading list of books focusing on women's lives in the Middle East to enjoy along with The Map of Salt and Stars. What are we missing? Feel free to add books in the comments!