The Merit Birds by Kelley Powell: Book Release May 2, 2015.
Uncategorized / May 1, 2015

[1] Book Review by:View Post Sharon Powers.      I grew up in the Sacramento Valley in California. I love driving down the roads smelling the different seasons as they come and go, the rice paddies, the sweet smell of harvest time as the alfalfa is cut, the corn and sunflowers harvested, and the tomatoes shipped off to the cannery. I love the wet earthy smell after a rain and crazy as it seems, I even love the dry, hot valley summer sun. And though the terrain is somewhat flat until you get to the coastal mountain range, I have come to love the wide open landscape and the many oaks that populate the valley and foothills. [2]      I have traveled to other places, like Ireland, where the beauty of the landscape cannot be denied. Yet, I always long for home, so here I am. I live where the sights, smells, and sounds are engraved on my mind and fill my memories with their delights.      In our story, today, The Merit Birds, by Kelley Powell, we meet Cameron (Cam) who loves his home in Ottawa, Canada. Cam loves his basketball team and the welcome familiarity of…