Question of the week: Is a picture worth a thousand words?

I really enjoy books I call “adult picturebooks” and maybe you think of them as coffee table books. Pictures, usually photographs, carry the story.  Here are a few of my favorites: Underwater dogs by Seth Casteel shows dogs of all sizes and personalities throwing themselves into the water. The trick is the pictures are taken […]

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Cover Story

Have you ever heard the saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover”?  I don’t know about you, but I frequently do just that.  Like a starved fish attracted by a flashy lure, I take the bait.  Occasionally I end up with a dud.   More often, though, I discover a great book that I might never […]

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