Book Reviews

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Writing about social justice issues can be difficult when the…

Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them by David MacNeal

The First Day of Spring is but two days away: Easter Lilies,…

Betty Before X by Ilyasah Shabazz with Renee Watson

Before Betty Shabazz became an activist, educator, mother and…

Picture Books to Introduce Black History Month to Children

Reviewed by Tammie Benham February is Black History Month. …

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan began the research for her latest book years ago.…

March: Books 1-3 by John Lewis with Andrew Aydin, art by Nate Powell

Of all the treasures in the Smithsonian, the exhibit that…

Star Wars : From a Certain Point of View by various authors

If you're a nerd, there are pretty much two factions: Star Trek…

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore

When perusing the library’s new book offerings, Kate Moore’s…

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Aza Holmes is a little bit insufferable, but don’t we…

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle

Not long ago, a friend of mine recommended a great little read,…