JPL reviewers
Director
Teen Librarian
Administrative Assistant
Collection Development Librarian
Reference Librarian
Childrens Librarian
Tech Services Librarian
Danya Walker, Assistant Circulation Supervisor
Jacque Gage
Director
Cari Rerat
Teen Librarian
Lisa Brown
Administrative Assistant
Linda Cannon
Circulation & Collection Development Librarian
Patty Crane
Reference Librarian
Jeana Gockley
Childrens Librarian
Phyllis Seesengood
Technical Services Librarian
Danya Walker
Assistant Circulation Supervisor

Book Reviews

Below are links to book, movie and database reviews written by the Joplin Public Library's librarians, Library Administrative Assistant and Senior Circulation Assistant. Earlier reviews and links may be found at our 2012-JPL Book Reviews, 2011-JPL Book Reviews, 2010-JPL Book Reviews, 2009-JPL Book Reviews, 2008-JPL Book Reviews, 2007-JPL Book Reviews and at http://www.joplinglobe.com/ by searching the archives for "library book review". You can follow our blog at http://jplbookreviews.wordpress.com/ for these reviews or click on the link below.

December 27, 2013 - Book Review: "Because of Mr. Terupt" by Rob Buyea
Review By Jeana Gockley

December 15, 2013 - DVD Review: DVDs at your library!
Review by Linda Cannon

December 8, 2013 - Book Review: "The Girl of Fire and Thorns" by Rae Carson
Review by Cari Rerat

December 8, 2013 - Book Review: "Throne of Glass" by Sarah Maas
Review by Cari Rerat

December1, 2013 - Book Review: “Never Go Back” by Lee Child
Review by Phyllis Seesengood

November 24, 2013 - Book Review: "Good Night Mr. Holmes" by Carole Nelson Douglas
Review By Danya Walker

November 17, 2013 - Book Review: "Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls" by David Sedaris
Review By Lisa Brown

November 3, 2013 - Book Review: "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern
Review By Jeana Gockley

October 27, 2013 - Book Review: "The Whole Enchilada" by Diane Mott Davidson
Review by Patty Crane

October 20, 2013 - Book Review: "Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet" by John Bradshaw
Review by Linda Cannon

October 13, 2013 - Book Review: "Against Medical Advice" by James Patterson
Review by Jacque Gage

September 29, 2013 - Book Review: "Don’t Sit on the Baby: The Ultimate Guide to Sane, Skilled and Safe Babysitting" by Halley Bondy
Review by Cari Rerat

September 29, 2013 - Book Review: "The Gardener" by SA Bodeen
Review by Cari Rerat

September 22, 2013 - Book Review: "Fairyland" by Alysia Abbott
Review By Lisa Brown

September 15, 2013 - Book Review: Anne of Green Gables L.M. Montgomery, The Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter, and Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter
Review By Danya Walker

September 8, 2013 - Book Review : Author Visit Information! Plus, “Can You Make a Scary Face” by Jan Thomas
Review By Jeana Gockley

September 1, 2013 - Book Review: "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" by Daniel James Brown
Review by Patty Crane

August 25, 2013 - Review: Magazines at Joplin Public Library
Review by Linda Cannon

August 18, 2013 - Book Review: "Every Day" by David Levithan
Review by Cari Rerat

August 11, 2013 - Book Review: “Suspect” by Robert Crais
Review by Phyllis Seesengood

August 4, 2013 - Book Reviews: Unfinished Books — My Current Lists
Review by Jacque Gage

July 28, 2013 - Book Review: The Infects by Sean Beaudoin
Review By Lisa Brown

July 28, 2013 - Book Review: Revival, Volume 1, You’re Among Friends by Tim Seeley
Review By Lisa Brown

July 28, 2013 - Book Review: Zom-B by Darren Shan
Review By Lisa Brown

July 21, 2013 - Book Review: Herbivoracious by Michael Natkin
Review By Lisa Brown

July 21, 2013 - Book Review: Lidia’s Favorite Recipes by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
Review By Lisa Brown

July 21, 2013 - Book Review: The Karma Chow Ultimate Cookbook by Melissa Costello
Review By Lisa Brown

July 14, 2013 - Book Review: The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen
Review By Jeana Gockley

July 7, 2013 - Book Review: The Hero Pose by Glen Ebisch and Smarty Bones by Carolyn HainesReview
Review by Patty Crane

June 30, 2013 - Book Review: The Myths of Happiness. . . by Sonja Lyubomirsky
Review by Linda Cannon

June 23, 2013 - Book Review: How to Fake a Moon Landing by Darryl Cunningham
Review by Cari Rerat

June 23, 2013 - Book Review: Scowler by Daniel Kraus
Review by Cari Rerat

June 16, 2013 - Book Review: “Six Years” by Harlan Coben
Review by Phyllis Seesengood

June 9, 2013 - Book Review: Talking Pictures: Images and Messages Rescued from the Past by Ransom Riggs
Review by Jacque Gage

May 19, 2013 - Book Reviews: Dig Into READING
Review By Jeana Gockley

May 12, 2013 - Book Review: Taken by Robert Crais
Review by Patty Crane

May 5, 2013 - Book Review: Drunk Tank Pink: and other unexpected forces that shape how we think, feel, and behave by Adam Alter
Review by Linda Cannon

April 28, 2013 - Book Review: Friends With Boys by Faith Erin Hicks
Review by Cari Rerat

April 28, 2013 - Review: "Doctor Who: The Visual Dictionary" by Neil Corry, et al
Review by Cari Rerat

April 21, 2013 - Book Review: “Touch & Go” by Lisa Gardner
Review by Phyllis Seesengood

April 14, 2013 - Book Review: "Vanished" by Irene Hannon
Review by Jacque Gage

April 7, 2013 - Book Review: "Book Club" by Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum
Review By Danya Walker

March 31, 2013 Book Review: "The New Deadwardians" by Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard
Review By Lisa Brown

March 31, 2013 Book Review: "The Sixth Gun, Book 1: Cold Dead Fingers" by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt
Review By Lisa Brown

March 31, 2013 Book Review: "Saga, Volume 1" by Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Review By Lisa Brown

March 31, 2013 Book Review: "Lover’s Lane: The Hall-Mills Mystery" by Rick Geary
Review By Lisa Brown

March 24, 2013 Book Review: "The One and Only Ivan" by Katherine Applegate
Review By Jeana Gockley

March 17, 2013 Book Review: "The Three-Day Affair" by Michael Kardos Review
Review by Patty Crane

March 10, 2013 Book Review: "Speaking from Among the Bones" by C. Alan Bradley
Review by Linda Cannon

March 3, 2013 Book Review: "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe" by Benjamin Alire Saenz
Review by Cari Rerat

March 3, 2013 Book Review: "Prisoner B-3087" by Alan Gratz
Review by Cari Rerat

February 24, 2013 Book Review: "Last to Die" by Tess Gerritsen
Review by Phyllis Seesengood

February 17, 2013 Book Review: "Born on a Blue Day" by Daniel Tammet
Review by Jacque Gage

Feburary 10, 2013 Book Review: "Lionheart" by Sharon Penman
Review By Danya Walker

Feburary 3, 2013 - Review: "The Queen of Versailles" (documentary)
Review By Lisa Brown

January 27, 2013 - Book Review: "Wonder" by RJ Palacio
Review By Jeana Gockley

January 20, 2013 - Book Reviews: "The Spellman Files" by Lisa Lutz; "A World of Curiosities" by John Oldale
Review by Patty Crane

January 13, 2013 - Book Review: "The Trivia Lover’s Guide to the World: Geography for the Lost and Found" by Gary Fuller
Review by Linda Cannon

January 6, 2013 - Book Review: "Blank Confession" by Pete Hautman
Review by Cari Rerat

If you're interested in older reviews go to our:

2012 - JPL Book Reviews
2011 - JPL Book Reviews
2010 - JPL Book Reviews
2009 - JPL Book Reviews
2008 - JPL Book Reviews
2007 - JPL Book Reviews or go to http://www.joplinglobe.com and search their archives for "library book review".