2007 Book Reviews

Below are links to book and database reviews written by the Joplin Public Library's librarians and Library Administrative Assistant. Earlier reviews may be found at http://www.joplinglobe.com/ by searching the archives for "library book review".

For more recent reviews go to our BookReviews page.

December 23, 2007 - Book review: Audio version of 'Terminal' grabs from first word

December 2, 2007 - Book review: Personal stories an intrustion in "Place to Call Home"

November 25, 2007 - Book review: Book offers interesting overview of Islam

November 18, 2007 - Book review: ‘Dirty Martini’ an entertaining, suspenseful entry in series

November 11, 2007 - Book review: Titles offer mouth-watering reading

November 4, 2007 - Book review: Burroughs’ brother writes about ‘Life with Asperger’s’

October 28, 2007 - Book review: Diary entries recount changes to 'Life as We Knew It'

October 14, 2007 - Book review: Make it work with Tim Gunn's new guide

October 7, 2007 - Book review: Coming-out story both heartwarming and heartbreaking

September 30, 2007 - Book review: Thrillers full of great characters

September 23, 2007 - Book review: Two titles that will indulge your love affair with food

September 16, 2007 - Book review: Tulsa author stocks mysteries with complex characters

September 9, 2007 - Book review: ‘Kite Runner’ author crafts powerful, haunting follow-up

August 26, 2007 - Book review: Series offers guide to international travel

August 19, 2007 - Book review: 'Twisted' is a satisfying read for teens;

August 12, 2007 - Book review: Authors show similarities in crime thrillers

August 5, 2007 - Book review: Readers will cheer for sports-themed title

July 22, 2007 - Book review: 'Rules' is a mesmerizing debut

July 15, 2007 - Book review: Library has thousands of eBooks available

July 8, 2007 - Book review: Books combat religious, culinary illiteracy