Keeping the Upper Paw: A Cat's Guide to Training Your Human is a humorous look at life, humans, and living with humans through the eyes of a cat. All of the cats in this book were once a part of the family, cohabiting together in the household of Ms. Moran and Ms. Bishop.
While suffering unbearable agony at the hands of the New World Order, Rebecca's mind slips in and out of the past. During the torture inflicted upon her, she recollects why it is happening to her and what is at stake for the USA. The new fascist government has enslaved everyone who is not wealthy, sentencing them to a life of squalor, sweatshops, and war. She remembers the prophecy taught to her by her parents that her daughter Jewell has the power within her to use the magic of the between times.
Dinky: The Nurse Mare's Foal is the story of one little foal's fight for survival after being taken from his mother within hours of his birth. Dinky takes us on a poignant trip through the heart and mind of an animal who was born for the sole purpose of producing milk in the mare. Dinky's story will resonate with animal lovers, as well as anyone who has adopted. It will break your heart, open your eyes, lift you up, and teach you much about horses. It is suitable for all ages.
"A must listen, it is heart warming story"
Three short stories of the paranormal and the unknown, to delight, chill, and make you wonder. This book contains "The Hollowers", "The Other Side", and "The Night of the Fairies", published under single stories and now together.
Wee Three: A Mother's Love in Verse, began with a few simple verses written by Helen Springer Moran, Ms. Bishop's grandmother. Marta Moran Bishop expanded those verses, wrote others and Wee Three was born.
The people in the neighborhood called him Crazy Ed. He sat, day after day, on an ashcan in the alley, staring at the dirty brick wall. Most didn't know where he had come from or why he was there, but Ed was a quiet man with silver hair and a sad expression on his face, so they left him alone. Few noticed him and most paid no attention whatsoever to him. Once in a while, if a spare moment presented itself, they wondered who he was, until one day Ed disappeared.
In the days when the corporations rule the world. The middle class is gone and the cities are divided into upper and lower towns. The upper towns are domed to protect the rich from the foul air that permeates the world, from the waste that fills the air, and fumes that blacken the sky from the smoke stacks of the factories. The water is heavily rationed in the lower towns and barely drinkable, so fouled by the chemicals that fill the rivers and springs.
"Wished it wouldn't end"
Astarte, grew up an orphan and she had no recollection of ever having known her mother. From childhood, she could hear the silver ringing of the music of the fairies as they twirled in the moonlight below the caves. She saw them dancing, the fireflies glittering in and around them, adding a shimmer of gold in the moonlight.
A Walk Through Nature, is a dynamic look at the natural world through the eyes of a poet and a photographer. Marta Moran Bishop's, stunning photography and vibrant verses enabled me to visualize, smell, and feel our world. Saket Suryesh, an author and poet, kindly allowed us to add some of his brilliant and emotionally, charged verses to this collection. This book would grace any table and is sure to become a valuable asset to any collection.
In a world where the Gods walk and their spirits commune with mankind, there must be those trained while in a trance to intercede with them, for the good of the tribe. Mondoani, a young woman, is chosen by the Gods to take the place of the Old Mother upon her passing. Is this frail young woman strong enough to hold the spirits of the Gods when they descend? For it will be her responsibility to hold the memories of all those who have lived before.
Marta Moran Bishop continues her journey in Sunlight and Shadows. This book of poetry, unlike A Poet's Journey: Emotions, is a more thought-provoking book. In its pages, her verses deal with everything from God, to life after death, war, and the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Still she is able to bring to life the beauty and grandeur of her surroundings and make us laugh, cry, think, and feel. Sunlight and Shadows will once again take you on an emotional journey through life.
"An enigmatic journey"
Dinky's Quest: The Journey Begins, tells the story of one little foals fight for survival, his journey to find his place in his new herd, and the importance of respect. In it, Dinky, tells us how discussing his past helps him overcome his fears and discover his own uniqueness. It is an important story of adoption and how all forms of life have feelings and needs.
"Dinky stole a part of my soul!"
Innocence and Wonder, like Wee Three: A Mother's Love in Verse, is written from the perspective of a child, and is full of verses that range from bugs, dogs, pigs, and nature. It is a terrific audiobook made to charm and enthrall the child in all of us. Ms. Bishop, has once again produced a book to entertain those of all ages and help us see the world as a place of wonder and joyful simplicity.
"BUTTERFLY OR FLUTTERBY? Xx."
Many years earlier, Altori and her sister Helen moved into the village. Last year, during the night of no moon, Helen went out into the void and nearly died. A terrible disease spread through her body. She ran away to escape the possibility of death at the hands of the frightened villagers. Will Altori survive the void and find her sister? Did Helen ever exist, or is Altori suffering from mental illness?
"It is a good book but needs a new narrator"
A Poet's Journey: Emotions is Ms. Bishop's first book of adult poetry. In its pages, you will find the good, bad, and beautiful of being human. It is divided into six categories, Love, Death, Betrayal, Nature, Villain or Hero, and Silly Me. The verses include a glimpse into the heart and soul of one woman, who lived through an emotional roller-coaster year, yet retained her ability to see the silly side to things and beauty in the world around her. If you like poetry, this is the audiobook for you.