Book Reviews

Priya Dreams of Marigolds and Masala by Meenal Patel

Did you know that May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month?…

The Moon: A History for the Future by Oliver Morton

On March 9th I was headed east around 9:00pm and saw a spectacular…

Digital Knitting Round-up

In the summer of 2009, I needed a distraction. It was just before…

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

When I saw this title come out a year ago, I was hyped. JENNIFER…

It's National Poetry Month!

A Dazzling Display of Dogs by Betsy Franco, illustrations by…

101 Art Destinations in the U.S.: Where Art Lives Coast to Coast by Owen Phillips

This is an exciting book. Before discussing why, however, I’d…

BIG PAPA AND THE TIME MACHINE by Daniel Bernstrom

It’s been a while since I rounded up my favorite picture books…

Dooku: Lost Jedi by Cavan Scott

Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis The Wise? I thought…

Deep State by Chris Hauty and Lost Hills by Lee Goldberg

March is Women’s History Month and I’d like to be able to…

Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

Teenage sleuths are all well and good, but what becomes of them…

Renegades by Marissa Meyer

Around the holidays I kept seeing the same book for sale everywhere…

No Ivy League, written and illustrated by Hazel Newlevant

There’s no denying that art has power. A work of art in any…

Never Caught, the story of Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar & Kathleen Van Cleve

In preparing for the library’s Black History Month celebration…

"Shuk: From Market to Table, the Heart of Israeli Home Cooking" (Einat Admony and Janna Gur) by Lisa E. Brown

Do you know what a shuk is? I must admit that the term was…