Book Reviews

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

As the title implies, MEXICAN GOTHIC by SILVIA MORENO-GARCIA…

The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker

”THE ART OF GATHERING” is PRIYA PARKER‘s gift to those…

Shirley Chisholm Is a Verb! by Veronica Chambers, illustrated by Rachelle Baker

Shirley Chisholm Is a Verb! written by Veronica Chambers,…

Good Mail Day: A Primer for Making Eye-Popping Postal Art by Jennie Hinchcliff and Carolee Gilligan Wheeler

In 2014 we, meaning Post Art Library (the privately funded not-for-profit…

"All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team" by Christina Soontornvat

The library is always a great place to be, but it has been especially…

Inside Story: A Novel by Martin Amis

A frequently asked question of authors in "The New York Times…

We Came, We Saw, We Left: a Family Gap Year by Charles Wheelan

Charlie Wheelan is standing on a train platform in Medellin,…

We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry

With its brightly colored cover and its strange title, WE RIDE…

The Chicken Sisters by KJ Dell'Antonia

When I heard of this book — “THE CHICKEN SISTERS” by KJ…

Joplin High School Cartoonist Club titles

This was almost the shortest book review submitted here: “Read…

Historic Missouri Roadsides by Bill Hart

This book review is a celebration of sorts of both the Missouri…

FRONT DESK by Kelly Yang

If you have seen the movie “Elf,” you are familiar with the…

The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes by Zachary D. Carter

If there's one college course that seems to fall into the "liked…

Before She Was Helen by Caroline B. Cooney

Caroline B. Cooney is known for her young adult novels but she…

18 Tiny Deaths by Bruce Goldfarb

18 TINY DEATHS: the Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and…