Letters from Readers in 2016

As I look back at 2016, here are 25 of my favorite notes from readers of Project Animal Farm during the year. I am deeply humbled by all the support.

  • “Sonia – I have to say, ‘Thank you for writing Project Animal Farm.’ When I retired a year ago, I made it my goal to read every day…and I have…Your [book] is at the top of my ‘Best Ever Read” list.’” – Steve
  • “I was repeatedly blown away and humbled by the insightfulness of your writing.” – Lucas

  • “I found your book by accident in our community library and it looked interesting, so I signed it out. And then I couldn’t put it down. In fact, I loved it so much I gave it to my mom and to friends I worked with…It changed my life!” – Lisa
  • “I am a dairy farmer from south western Ontario and just finished your book last week…Thank you for raising some excellent issues and being so brave to do so.” – Jamie
  • “I am in the middle of reading your book and [it has] awakened me out of my stupor and restored me to mindfulness.” – Ian
  • “I am in the middle of your incredible book and…I am so grateful to you for putting the truth out there despite the risks involved.” – Tasleem
  • “I’m a different person from reading Project Animal Farm. I shared many parts of it with my husband as I read then he decided he had to read it for himself.” – Becky
  • “Thank you for writing this book! As I read it, I felt so many different emotions…getting in touch with them motivates me to do something about it, so thank you.” – Robert
  • “What is happening behind the scenes affects everyone of all ages; my classmates and I are part of the generation that is going to be living in this even more spectacularly in the next 20 years and we need to be aware of what is really happening.” – Christina


  • “Every time I put your book down, I could not wait to get back to it.” – Amy
  • “Your book is making a difference and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart.” – Mary-Jo
  • “Recently, a friend surprised me with a copy of Project Animal Farm, a very kind gesture to share a book that had had a profound impact on her…The book is a must read for anyone who is curious about exploring today’s food landscape, and is craving something truly wholesome for the mind, body, and soul.” – Sara
  • “I read your book Project Animal Farm In fact, I couldn’t put it down, sharing your ideas with everybody… Thank you for writing on such an important topic.” – Mary Jean
  • I just wish I could give your book to every person in America to read. I certainly will recommend it to everybody I know.” – Terry
  • “For the past week I’ve been listening to Project Animal Farm constantly and it is riveting!” – Michelle
  • “In addition to the great information contained in this book, which, alone, makes it worth reading, it is also a very interesting, accessible I could not put it down.” – Kestrel
  • “Reading this book could very well change your life for the better. I highly recommend it!” – James
  • “Definitely change is on the way, albeit slowly, and I feel your great book will help move things along.” – Kerin
  • “I purchased your book and took it with me on vacation. From the first page I was hooked…I learned a great deal from your research and personal accounts.” – Steph
  • “The book is fast-moving, lively and well written.” – Julia
  • “You are an amazing woman to have accomplished what you have done and you are helping to change the narrative to ‘animals are sentient beings.’” – Nicholas
  • “Your book was great and very insightful.” – Tara
  • “I was a little sad when I finished the book as it was such a good read.” – Mary-Jo
  • “I just finished your book and thought it was excellent.” – Paul
  • Fascinating, informative, cleverly written and eye- opening” – Melanie
  • “I thoroughly enjoyed this book from start to finish” – Thomas

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