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SuperStar "SuperStar" Reviewer: Martha Meacham

Martha Meacham     Martha Meacham has a home nestled in motts of live oak and clumps of junipers on a piece of hardscrabble land southwest of Austin. The Texas Hill Country reminds her of the rolling ridges of upstate New York where she grew up before leaving for college in Mexico.

With a backpack and Swiss army knife in her pocket, she traversed mountain ridges and deep dolinas throughout Mexico and Guatemala in her youth. That journey landed her in Austin working in higher education. Today she works to build bonds between dog and humans through training and fun activities like K9 Nose Work. Learn more on her website.

Martha first joined Story Circle Network at the Lifelines Retreat in 2007. Soon afterwards, she served as Vice President on the Board. A favorite pastime is reviewing "books by, for and about women" as part of the Book Review team.

  1. Back, Lyndon. Treading Water at the Shark Café: A Memoir of the Yugoslav Wars

  2. Belcher, Susanne & Christine Baleshta. Looking for 527

  3. Brill, Leigh. A Dog Named Slugger: A True Story of the Service Dog That Changed My Life

  4. Brown, Rita Mae. Animal Magnetism

  5. Carney, Alice Winston. A Cowgirl in Search of a Horse

  6. Carpenter, Novella. Gone Feral: Tracking My Dad Through the Wild

  7. Charleson, Susannah. interview

  8. Charleson, Susannah. Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search and Rescue Dog

  9. Charleson, Susannah. The Possibility Dogs: What a Handful of "Unadoptables" Taught Me About Service, Hope, and Healing

  10. Chisholm, Shirley. Unbought and Unbossed

  11. Chittister, Joan. Two Dogs and a Parrot: What Our Animal Friends Can Teach Us About Life

  12. Cooney, Ellen. The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances

  13. Daly-Lipe, Patricia. All Alone: Washington to Rome, A 60's Memoir

  14. Dinnerstein, Pesi. A Cluttered Life: Searching for God, Serenity, and My Missing Keys

  15. Dreisbach, Verna, editor. Why We Ride: Women Writers on the Horses in Their Lives

  16. Dunn, Claire. My Year Without Matches: Escaping the City in Search of the Wild

  17. Grant, Lindsey. Sleeps with Dogs: Tales of a Pet Nanny at the End of Her Leash

  18. Greenlaw, Linda. Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea

  19. Harman, Patricia. Lost on Hope Island: The Amazing Tale of the Little Goat Midwives

  20. Harman, Patricia. The Reluctant Midwife: A Hope River Novel

  21. Heart, Mikaya. My Sweet Wild Dance

  22. Kaplan, Lily Myers. Two Rare Birds: A Legacy of Love

  23. Krieger, Susan. Traveling Blind: Adventures in Vision with a Guide Dog by My Side

  24. Lane, Shelley D. A Stirling Diary: An Intercultural Story of Communication, Connection, and Coming-of-Age

  25. Marsh, Susan. A Hunger for High Country: One Woman's Journey to the Wild in Yellowstone Country

  26. McConnell, Patricia. The Education of Will: A Mutual Memoir of a Woman and Her Dog

  27. Moffitt, Merimée. Notes on Serenity: An ABC of Addiction

  28. Morrisroe, Patricia. Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia

  29. Munson, Laura. This Is Not The Story You Think It Is...A Season of Unlikely Happiness

  30. Neumeyer, Kari. Bark and Lunge: Saving My Dog from Training Mistakes

  31. Orlean, Susan. Rin Tin Tin: The Life and The Legend

  32. Roeder, Nancy Key. Desert Daughter

  33. Sanders, Debra. A Matter of Panache: A Career in Public Education. A Traumatic Brain Injury. A Memoir of Surviving Both

  34. Scarbrough, Marsha. Honey in the River: Shadow, Sex and West African Spirituality

  35. Silver, Val. Rescue Me: Tales of Rescuing the Dogs Who Became Our Teachers, Healers, and Always Faithful Friends

  36. Stewart, Amy. The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks

  37. Terrell, Cieridwen. Part Wild: One Woman's Journey with a Creature Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dog

  38. Wachter, Sherry. The Very Good Dog

  39. Warren, Cat. What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs

  40. Weintraub, Arlene. Heal: The Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures

  41. White, Rossandra. Loveyoubye: Holding Fast, Letting Go, and Then There's the Dog

  42. Wickenden, Dorothy. Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West


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