In 2006, at the age of twenty-five, Liz Clark set sail, alone, from Santa Barbara to the South Pacific. Her memoir spans the next ten years of sailing and surfing and is delineated by time, place, and nautical miles traveled.
One of the most fascinating aspects of this story comes from learning what drove Elizabeth Blackwell to so resolutely pursue an achievement that no one else had accomplished.
In The Power of Writing It Down, Allison Fallon promotes the idea of writing down our thoughts as an essential way to navigate life.
Part cookbook and part family memoir, The Amish Cook’s Anniversary Book celebrates two decades in the life of an Old Order Amish family, More than 30 recipes are accompanied by full-color photographs and descriptive articles on topics ranging from cooking and gardening to family meals and celebrations.