Book Reviews

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder by David Grann

Just when you think you’ve already heard the most daring of…

North of Nowhere by Allison Brennan

Kristen McIntyre Reed plays soccer for her high school team,…

Arch-conspirator by Veronica Roth

In ARCH-CONSPIRATOR, Veronica Roth puts a futuristic spin on…

JEANA’S FAVORITE READS OF 2023

Happy New Year and welcome to 2024! As with past years I like…

The Last Tale of the Flower Bride by Roshani Chokshi

What begins as a whirlwind romance quickly turns into a gothic…

Favorite Children’s Books of 2023

I am a lover of lists, so the end of the year is an exciting…

The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff

We meet “the girl” as she runs through a land that’s “innocent…

Before She Finds Me by Heather Chavez

The day has finally arrived that Julia Bennet has been both dreading…

Babel: An Arcane History by R. F. Kuang

In the large port city of Canton, a young boy is dying of cholera.…

Hester: A Novel by Laurie Lico Albanese

Set in Salem, Massachusetts in the early 1800s, Hester by Laurie…

Cherie Dimaline’s TIGER LILY AND THE SECRET TREASURE OF NEVERLAND

J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan has been told and retold many times…

His Majesty’s Airship: The Life and Tragic Death of the World’s Largest Flying Machine by S.C. Gwynne

Word association with “airship” probably yields responses…

Misbelief: What Makes Rational People Believe Irrational Things by Dan Ariely

A few years ago Dan Ariely, Professor of Psychology and Behavioral…

The Adventures of Amina Al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty

Amina al-Sirafi used to be a pirate. She sailed the Indian Ocean…

Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See

The setting for Lisa See’s latest New York Times bestselling…