In the spirit of end-of-year list round-ups, River Dog Book Co. humbly submits our own list of our favorite reads for this year. For Adults Fiction/Historical Fiction The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar Scheherazade's The Thousand and One Nights meets Alan Gratz's Refugee in this important debut novel. A 12th century… Continue reading River Dog Recommends: Favorite Reads of 2018
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.)
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
This list is in honor of a personal commitment I've made to health, exercise, and JDRF (formerly the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). I am riding 100 miles in one day in Death Valley, CA this October to raise money for JDRF, a cause close to my heart.
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!