Book Reviews

The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

I recently finished the Stella Crown mysteries by Judy Clemens.…
Cover of book titled Kill Creek by author Scott Thomas

Kill Creek by Scott Thomas

Stories about haunted houses have been told for thousands of…

EVERLAND by Wendy Spinale

EVERLAND was one of those books I got sucked into before I realized…

There, There by Tommy Orange

In “THERE, THERE,” by TOMMY ORANGE, 12 strangers…

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

Reviewed by Tammie Benham At age eight, Lucy Callahan was…

Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

First graders huddled in a closet listening to the pop, pop,…

I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

I don't usually read true-crime books. The genre has never really…

The Book of Essie by Meghan Maclean Weir

Recently, the Joplin Public Library Board allowed me to attend…

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders, Illustrated by Steven Salerno

Although I don't read a lot of children's storybooks, one occasionally…

Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

This is the story of Virgil, Valencia, Kaori, and Chet, and…

It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree by A. J. Jacobs

A. J. Jacobs has amused and informed us by living for a year…

New titles for Spring 2018 by various authors

Maybe it's the boost of energy that comes along with Spring,…