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reviewed Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History o.... January 19, 2011
Beautiful Jim Key
Though a good deal of the written history of the horse known as Beautiful Jim Key has been lost to the ravages of time, enough evidence remains to indicate that his is indeed a truly remarkable story.  …
reviewed If Wishes Were Horses. August 14, 2010
If Wishes Were Horses
This short fantasy novel explores the power of hope and love, and that dreams really can come true. Lady Talarrie Eircelly has a well-known gift for healing in their small country village. Whether the …
reviewed Seabiscuit: An American Legend. August 02, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
If you think Steinbeck’s fictional Joad family had a tough time during the Great Depression, read Laura Hillenbrand’s “Seabiscuit” to find out what it was like to be a down-at-the-heels …
posted a Quick Tip about Seabiscuit: An American Legend. August 01, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
I read this book several years ago and is without a doubt one of the 10 best books I have ever read. Author Laura Hillebrand suffers from vertigo and as a result did every bit of research for this book …
posted a Quick Tip about Broken Trail by Alan Gioffrion. July 17, 2010
Gioffrion's Broken Trail
The pace is on the slower side but the characters are likeable and the ending is fantastic.
posted a Quick Tip about Seabiscuit: An American Legend. July 13, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
Very unique story even if you are not into horse racing.
reviewed Seabiscuit: An American Legend. July 12, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
This book tells the story of the famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, and all of the people involved in his success such as: Tom Smith, Red Pollard, and Mr. Howard.  The author tells each person's …
posted a Quick Tip about Seabiscuit: An American Legend. July 12, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
This book tells more than just the story of a horse, but a story of American history (namely the great depression). It gives great insight into the world of racing as well. Despite being non-fiction the …
reviewed Seabiscuit: An American Legend. July 08, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
My emotional reaction to this book was definitely mixed. I felt horrible for the poor horse in the first place because I can't imagine having some person sitting on my back and whipping me. But I …
posted a Quick Tip about Seabiscuit: An American Legend. July 01, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
saw the movie first, it is a great real story line which some can apply to everyday life
posted a Quick Tip about Seabiscuit: An American Legend. June 17, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
The book is alot better then the movie.
posted a Quick Tip about Seabiscuit: An American Legend. May 25, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
Positively one of the 2 or 3 best books I have ever read!
reviewed Storm Chaser. May 21, 2010
Storm Chaser
If you and your children like wholesome, girl-and-her-horse stories, you will love Storm Chaser. Author Chris Platt brings ranch life, family loyalty, and the breath-taking scenery of the rich Nevada …
reviewed Flip: Story and pictures. May 20, 2010
Flip,: Story and pictures
When we were young, my uncle Kevin was in love with horses. He was always talking about them, in his mind, one of the best things that he could do was to slap his thigh in the rhythm of a horse galloping. …
reviewed Tanque Verde Ranch. May 11, 2010
posted in Unique Hotels
Tanque Verde Ranch
After landing in Tucson, I moseyed on out of the airport terminal to see a driver holding a sign with my name on it. Here I was flying out to the Wild West, trying to harken back to those gritty old Western …
reviewed Seabiscuit: An American Legend. April 01, 2010
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
A story about a horse that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit, "Seabiscuit" is almost too good to be true. Yet Laura Hillenbrand's 2001 book about an ungainly thoroughbred who would win 33 races …
posted a Quick Tip about Secretariat. January 28, 2010
posted in Awesomeness
Secretariat
"A red, white, and blue hero, just when his country needed him most." Big Red was the very definition of greatness.
reviewed Polo. June 10, 2009
Polo
It has been called "the sport of kings".  Never in my wildest dreams growing up in a blue collar neighborhood in Cranston, RI  did I ever think that one day I would be attending …
reviewed Broken Trail by Alan Gioffrion. May 07, 2009
Gioffrion's Broken Trail
I picked this one up because of the recently done TV movie which I enjoyed immensely. (I tend to like Westerns in films way more than in print.) To my surprise the book, though a little less tightly …
reviewed Leave It to Chance: A Novel. April 22, 2009
posted in Christian Fiction
Leave It to Chance: A Novel
Leave It to Chance by Sherri Sand is a terrific book about how God can use what seems like bad circumstances to turn our entire lives around. Sierra Montgomery is a single mom facing unemployment and …
reviewed Ariel's Journey: The Ice Horse Advent.... December 10, 2008
Ariel's Journey Doug Kane
As the once popular theme song goes:     "A horse is a horse, of course, of course,   And no one can talk to a horse, of course,   Unless, of course, the horse, …
reviewed Nobody's Horses: The Dramatic Rescue .... December 02, 2008
Nobody's Horses
Any number of adjectives come to mind when I begin to contemplate the rescue of these magnificent creatures.  Heroic, compassionate, courageous and dedicated only begin to describe the efforts of …
reviewed Seabiscuit: An American Legend. June 23, 2008
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
I'm not generally a huge fan of horse racing...I know next to nothing about thoroughbreds, and a race being aired on national TV is pretty much my cue to flip the channel. That being said, this book--whose …
reviewed Seabiscuit: An American Legend. May 31, 2006
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand is an inspiring story of an improbable racehorse and an improbable jockey who, together, set the world of horse racing on its head during the last days …
reviewed Seabiscuit: An American Legend. February 05, 2004
Seabiscuit: An American Legend [Bargain Price]
Several pages into, SEABISCUIT, I absolutely fell in love with the book. I learned so much about the history of racing, about Howard Shore, Tom Smith, George Woolf, and Red Pollard. Granted the book is …
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