Book Reviews

WE ALL PLAY by Julie Flett & JOJO MAKOONS by Dawn Quigley

I love to set both small and larger reading challenges for myself…

Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy and the New Battleground of the Cold War by Jeff Shesol

Shared national narratives matter. They cohere generations around…

Courting Misfortune by Regina Jennings

America’s first detective agency, the Pinkerton Detective Agency,…

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

When Nicolette Farrell was eighteen, her best friend went missing.…

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Have you ever gotten a book recommendation that was so good you…

The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki

This book spoke to me. Like, I'm not kidding, it legit spoke…

Illustrated Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Poe: Stories and Poems, a Graphic Novel Adaptation, by Gareth…

DK’s Big Ideas Simply Explained Series

It’s likely that, at one time or another, you’ve perused…

The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Character-driven versus plot-driven stories: Readers of literary…

"Antoni: Let's Do Dinner" by Antoni Porowski; “Everyone’s Table” by Gregory Gourdet

Summer’s intensely hot, humid days are on the way out, much…

Random Road by Thomas Kies

Geneva Chase is a really good reporter. She writes well, has…

Mend! : A Refashioning Manual and Manifesto by Kate Sekules

Over the last couple of years there has been a movement back…

Project Hail Mary by Anthony Weir

“PROJECT HAIL MARY‘s” main character Ryland Grace is on…

Our Team: the Epic Story of Four Men and the World Series that Changed Baseball by Luke Epplin

When thinking of historic moments or teams in Major League Baseball,…

Almost American Girl, written and illustrated by Robin Ha

Area schools have been in session for a week or so now, and the…