Category Archives: Environment

In Hovering Flight by Joyce Hinnefeld

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover, 288 pages, 2008 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: I’ve heard good things about it. Synopsis: When Scarlet’s mother dies, she looks back over her life – which includes birdwatching, meeting the love of her life, environmental activism, art, and two life-long friends – comparing and contrasting the life of her mother […]

The Unnatural History of Cypress Parish by Elise Blackwell

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover, 210 pages, 2007 Rating: 10/10 Reason for Reading: The title drew me in. Synopsis: Louis Proby is a 90-year-old man when he hears that Hurricane Katrina is on the way, but his mind isn’t on the upcoming events – it’s on the great floods of 1927 that happened in Louisiana when […]

An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 328 pages, 2006 Rating: 8/10 Reason for Reading: I didn’t realize there was a book to go along with Gore’s movie of the same name until he was on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Synopsis: Global warming: proof that it exists; proof that we’re seeing the damage now and not […]