Local author presents her latest mystery, Black Beans & Venom, the seventh installment of her Carol Sabala series, set in Santa Cruz. Follow Carol Sabala as she ventures to Cuba on a missing person case. On the trail for a young woman who has absconded to Cuba in search of blue scorpion venom cure for her cancer and to escape her abusive husband, Carol finds that she’s not the only...
Watership Down is possibly my favorite book ever. Adams created this
story to entertain his daughters on a long car ride, and while, yes,
most of the characters are rabbits, this tale is filled with beauty,
adventure, and bravery, and the world is filled with details—including
the rabbit’s language and folklore. I love everything about this book,
from Adams’ exquisite, descriptive writing, to the characters and story.
I reread it every spring, without fail.