the dream library

The personal library of the animals and plants

The personal library of the animals and plants of A Singular Domain tells you who they are; each has favorite books and think you should read them first (all these books are on Amazon):

Heron likes thrillers, especially the ones by John Grisham. He also keeps One Hundred & One Beautiful Small Towns in Mexico (101 Beautiful Small Towns) with him at all time, even though he has never been so far.

Woman-tree feasts on all the Romance books she can find

Bird is always looking for ideas for housing and actually favors Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures

When he does not ask questions, Stick reads and rereads Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking and other books by Malcolm Gladwell, or Man is the Measure (Cordial Invitation to the Central Problems of Philosophy) by Reuben Abel (a gift from Snake!)

 Rabbit has a weakness for comics like The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes (Calvin and Hobbes Treasury) by Bill Waterson, or, in a different style, The Far Side Gallery by Gary Larson

Squirrel dreams with cookbooks, but knows she does not have a lot of time, so she favors Betty Crocker Quick & Easy Cookbook (Second Edition): 30 Minutes or Less to Dinner (Betty Crocker Cooking) or, for vegetarian recipes Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home: Fast and Easy Recipes for Any Day

Goose has an old copy of Falling Up by Shel Silverstein, and she never tires of looking at his poems and drawings with her children.

Angel tries to better understand his role by reading The Evolution of God (Back Bay Readers’ Pick) by Robert Wright

Hawk is often interested in the visual arts and admire Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton as well as Inuit Art by Ingo and Dieter Hessel

The Green Berries devour Timeless Beauty: Over 100 Tips, Secrets, and Shortcuts to Looking Great and How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer’s Secrets for Making Your Clothes Look, Fit, and Feel Amazing

The Blue Berries have a weakness for interior decoration and architecture, and would recommend History of Interior Design and The Sourcebook of Contemporary Houses to anyone who would ask

Snake like ethics and in particular Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement
by Peter Singer, an Australian philosopher he discovered by chance.

The Turtles love photography books and in particular Vast & Intimate: Connecting with the Natural World by nature photographer David Muench

The Deers have very eclectic tastes, so they often browse the 100 best new books page to find something they could like.

The Dead Leaves try to sheer up with Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir!