Terri Schlichenmeyer

It’s a sermon, it’s an audiobook, it answers religious questions

What We Talk about When We Talk about God by Rob Bell, read by the author c.2013

Revenge Wears Prada

In the Annals of Job-Quitting, the quit you executed was fabulous.

Story of Mandela presented for young audience

Your mother sent you to your room the other day. You hate that.

Fab Beatles story will make children want to dance

Ants are cool: they run all over, really fast, like they don’t know where they’re going.

Visit Christmasland

The Christmas shed its last needle on the curb more than five months ago, looking sad without baubles on branches or gifts

Baseball Story hits home run

A Baseball Story by Richard Torrey c.2012, Kane Miller $10.99/$12.95 Canada 36 pages

Serving Victoria a page turner until the very end

The handsome prince weds the beautiful princess, dragons are slain, wicked witches become dust, peasants rejoice

Finding a connection with a cat and daughter

Cats & Daughters by Helen Brown c.2012, Kensington $15/$16.95 Canada 304 pages

Genius of Dogs is that they domesticated us

Some days your dog has a species identity crisis. He’s a copycat and it’s like monkey see, monkey do around your house.

New mystery in McGill series

Forgotten toys lie everywhere and your sweatshirt is right where you left it, balled up as a pillow on the sofa.

Holy Spokes: A Biking Bible for Everyone

Holy Spokes: A Biking Bible for Everyone by Rob Coppolillo c.2013, Zest Books $14.99/$17.95 Canada 208 pages

Book shows ways to learn the art of ‘wow’

The Art of Doing by Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield c.2013, Plume $16/$17 Canada 272 pages

Dr. Ruth helps Alzheimer’s caregivers

Dr. Ruth’s Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver by Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer with Pierre A. Lehu c.2012, Quill Driver Books

How to succeed with habit goals

Making Habits, Breaking Habits by Jeremy Dean c.2013, DaCapo Lifelong $26/$29 Canada 256 pages

These fairy tales are for adults only

Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Philip Pullman c.2012, Viking $27.95 / $29.50 Canada 406 pages

Present captures holiday enchantment

The Lost Christmas Gift by Andrew Beckham c.2012, Princeton Architectural Press $29.95 /$34.95 Canada 40 pages

Saint Santa Claus’ ancient history explored

The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus by Adam C. English c.2012, Baylor University Press $24.95 U.S. and Canada 245 pages

Kid’s ideas prove to be well worth listening to

You thought you might roast to death. Yep, it was hot last summer.

Driving the Saudis gives new spin to being a chauffeur

Other drivers should know better. First of all, they should learn to use a turn signal.

Concussions and Our Kids good read

The game, as they say, is the thing. It’s the thing at your house, that’s for sure.