Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Friday, October 19th, 2012

  • The winter months are a great time to research next summer's vacations, and if you're considering Acadia National Park, well, Moon Handbooks has an updated guide for you to use in conjunction with Traveler's own mini-guide to the park.

    Written by Hilary Nangle, a Maine native, this is the fourth edition of

Monday, October 15th, 2012

  • Scatalogically speaked, this book delivers all the poop on Big Bend National Park. So to speak.

    Who would have known critter poop was so big with kids?

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

  • I’m not an artist. I’m not even close to being an artist. When I hear about artist-in-residence programs at the national parks, I envision the participants as supernatural beings with a talent that is incomprehensible to me.

    Thus it was with some trepidation that I approached The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds by John Muir Laws.

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

  • Fall is on its way, deciduous forests will soon be shedding their colors, snows will be falling.

Friday, September 14th, 2012

  • Though it's set in the rugged landscape of the High Sierra running from Sequoia National Park to Yosemite National Park, Almost Somewhere could have played out anywhere as three young women go in search of themselves.

    If you agree there are "chick flicks," then it's safe to call Suzanne Roberts' book about a month-long trek along the John Muir Trail a chick book.

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