Book Reviews

BIG PAPA AND THE TIME MACHINE by Daniel Bernstrom

It’s been a while since I rounded up my favorite picture books…

Dooku: Lost Jedi by Cavan Scott

Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis The Wise? I thought…

Deep State by Chris Hauty and Lost Hills by Lee Goldberg

March is Women’s History Month and I’d like to be able to…

Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

Teenage sleuths are all well and good, but what becomes of them…

Renegades by Marissa Meyer

Around the holidays I kept seeing the same book for sale everywhere…

No Ivy League, written and illustrated by Hazel Newlevant

There’s no denying that art has power. A work of art in any…

Never Caught, the story of Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar & Kathleen Van Cleve

In preparing for the library’s Black History Month celebration…

"Shuk: From Market to Table, the Heart of Israeli Home Cooking" (Einat Admony and Janna Gur) by Lisa E. Brown

Do you know what a shuk is? I must admit that the term was…

Counting your read books — how many will you read in 2020? by Jeana Gockley

The end of the year and the start of a new one is typically…

An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good by Helen Tursten Review by Patty Crane

Helen Tursten is a Swedish mystery writer with two very successful…

Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence

Librarians love books. We love the smell and the feel of books.…

Why? by Adam Rex and Claire Keane & Saturday by Oge Mora

The end of the year is always a scramble to chip away at my TBR…

"The New Frontier: 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating" (Ree Drummond), by Lisa E. Brown

Do you have any authors that seem like old friends? You read…