It's a new month, and that means a new pick for Delilah's Book Club!
The timing of this month's choice could not be better. We've had catastrophic flooding in our lower Gulf states, as well as terrifying wild fires in the West.
There you are, you've made it through 79 rounds of chemotherapy and had radical surgeries on your liver and lung performed, and still you're told you have only 3 months to live...
What would you do?
I chose my July book club, Cultivate, because author, business owner, and mom to three Lara Casey offers sound and grace-filled advice: “We can’t do it all, and do it well. But, we can choose to cultivate what matters.” Gee, how familiar does that sound?
New Book Club: This Life I Live by Rory Feek.
Chronicling the journey neither of them were prepared to take and letting the world take it along with them, Joeys’ story, the tenderness of her heart, and the message of God’s love was sent to millions...
Gobi first finds Leonard when he wasn't looking to be found... but a turn of heart and twist of fate soon has the shoe on the other foot and it is Leonard who goes in search of the little tan terrier who won his heart.
Great Summer Reads | May Book Club!
Why settle for one, when you can have a whole stack of books?! From Grillin' to grinnin' my list has it all. Inspiring meals, inspiring people, inspiring mutts, and inspiring children. Get inspired. READ!
When you listen to my show you know I have a special love for children and animals, after all I have 13 children and I live on a farm. What better than a memoir of love and one special animal for February? This month’s Book Club pick is a Mom’s memoir about is about a wonderful young girl, Elle and her amazing service dog Coach. An endearing true story of a Type-A mom struggling to care for a daughter who has Type 1 diabetes– Elle & Coach highlights how patience, love, and courage … plus a very special service dog named Coach – conquers almost all.
When her oldest daughter, eight-year-old Elle, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Stefany Shaheen confronted a terrifying new reality: without constant monitoring and treatment, Elle could face grim consequences, even death. Elle, a vibrant young girl who refuses to be limited by this disease, devoted herself to the fight to find a cure—a journey that brought her face-to-face with top scientists and doctors and all the way to the White House. Enter Coach a lovable yellow lab determined to make Elle’s life better. Elle & Coach reminds us of the power of the human-animal connection, and the profound nature of a mother’s love for her daughter. Ella & Coach is a must read for readers of all ages!!
Find the book here http://bit.ly/E-Cbn or the author’s site: http://www.elleandcoach.com/buy/
"Much more than a heartwarming story about a triumphant little girl and her amazing dog. It's a book about never giving up hope." – Michael J. Fox, Actor, Advocate
“Coach has shown Elle that diabetes is not a battle she has to manage alone but an opponent they can tackle together.” – People.com
"A must-read—not just for parents of children with chronic illnesses, but for any parent who's ever wished to make life easier for a child who is struggling with something daunting. As the mom of a son who faced multiple surgeries during his childhood, I was deeply moved by Elle's experiences—and inspired by the beacon of hope that her service dog provides. I have a feeling this book is going to change a lot of lives for the better." – Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister’s Keeper and Leaving Time
"About finding hope in the most unlikely of places.” - Modern Dog magazine