The stories of Ruth’s teen years in and out of a cult and her current journey along the Erie Canal with her niece, Cora alternate […]
Quirky with a Side of Squirrel
Elizabeth McKenzie packs a lot into her latest novel, The Portable Veblen. It’s a commentary on mindless consumerism and the questionable ethics of big pharma. […]
Octopuses not Octopi, Please!
Finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Non-Fiction, Sy Montgomery, author of The Soul of an Octopus: a Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of […]
Zane Presents Book List
Zane is a popular African American erotica author, and you can check out a list of books she’s written herself right here. She also hosts […]
My Name is Lucy Barton
Allow me to introduce you to Lucy Barton, the protagonist of Elizabeth Strout’s beautiful and poignant new novel. The reader meets Lucy as she is […]
What is Love? Impassioned, impetuous, or merely… Improbable?
Is a famous painting worth more because it costs more? Does a work of art have an intrinsic value that owes nothing to the avidity […]
Peter Pan: Stars and Shadows
Peter Pan is more than just the Disney movie.
Youth Media Awards 2016: Children’s Books
Books published for children in 2015 have been read, nominated, and voted upon by the American Library Association. See the winners below, and put a […]
Youth Media Awards 2016: Teen Books
Books published for teens in 2015 have been read, nominated, and voted upon by the American Library Association. See the winners below, and put a copy […]
Mozart, Golden Globes and Amazon in the Jungle
Who knew a 2005 memoir about a career in classical music would inspire an award-winning “television”* show starring the likes of Gael García Bernal , Bernadette […]