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The Storyteller, Volume I - A Must Read Book
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Humor Just Got A Whole Lot Funnier With Juggin Joe
Albany, NY Family History Reference Now Available Thanks To Author Joseph Yakel
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Introducing a New Web Site
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Inspiration for the Fired Soul
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The Storyteller - Fiction Books!
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Be the Captain of Your Lifes Ship
Reality Checked - Book Review
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The Oz Principle - A Book Summary
Profitable Growth Is Everyones Business - A Book Summary
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Going Deeper - Book Review
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Dont Eat This Book by Morgan Spurlock: Lightweight But Convincing Expose of the Fast Food Industry
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Men of Extreme Action - Book Review
Gilleland Poetry: A Book Review
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Amazing Holy Grail Discovery
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Russ Whitney: Journey To Greatness
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The Birth of I Confess
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Execution... I Mean The Book
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The Red Hourglass: Lives of the Predators, by Gordon Grice
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Why Malta? A Mystery-Thriller Author Tells Why
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Headlong Into Quicksand: The Tale of Today in America
The Bible Code II: The Countdown, by Michael Drosnin
The Isaiah Effect, by Greg Braden
The Inspired Heart: A Book Review
Giving Feedback or Writing Reviews of Bad Stuff
Why They Launched Harry Potter At 12:01 Midnight
Kashmir: Behind the Vale
Stewie Griffin Depicts the Winter of Spenglers Discontent
The Bubblegum Babes Guide to Sixth Grade - Review
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Shattered Memories, Scattered Emotion - Review
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The Rich Jerk - A Study in Anti-Marketing
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Your Flight Questions Answered
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9 New Books We Recommend This Week  The New York Times

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.


Book Review: 'American Spy,' By Lauren Wilkinson  NPR

Lauren Wilkinson's debut novel follows the life and career of an African American FBI agent who's recruited by the CIA to aid in the overthrow of a charismatic ...


How Stephen King saved regional book reviews in Maine’s biggest daily paper  Vox

Welcome to Vox's weekly book link roundup, a curated selection of the internet's best writing on books and related subjects. Here's the best the web has to offer ...


Book reviews: In Extremis; Islands; The Breakthrough  The Australian Financial Review

What drives people to extremes – courage or recklessness? It's a question raised in a biography of war correspondent Marie Colvin.


Comic Book Reviews for This Week: 2/13/2019  Comicbook.com

Welcome to this week in comic book reviews! The staff have come together to read and review nearly everything that released today. It isn't totally ...


Briefly Noted Book Reviews  The New Yorker

Maid, by Stephanie Land (Hachette). The author recalls a life lived on the brink, where a petty mishap can mean destitution. As a domestic cleaner “paid near ...


Bookmark: Good and bad news for book reviews — and Stephen King to the rescue  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Two big things happened recently in the world of book reviewing, one quite good and one very bad. We'll start with the bad. On Jan. 7, the Dallas Morning News ...


Letters to the Editor  The New York Times

Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.


Call for Pitches: Books & Authors 2019  High Country News

Pitch Deadline: July 21, 2019. Each fall, High Country News produces its Books & Authors issue, showcasing some of the best and most exciting writing about ...


Andrew McCabe's 'The Threat': Trump Era Memoir By Ex-FBI Director Is A Dark Vision  NPR

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that top Justice Dept. officials discussed invoking the 25th Amendment. But his new book is about far ...


The Spirit of Science Fiction by Roberto Bolaño review – a hymn to Mexico City  The Guardian

It may not have been intended for publication, but the novel's exuberant spirit offers an insight into Bolaño's later work.


8 New Books We Recommend This Week  The New York Times

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.


Teacup Café headed to Maine schools  Bangor Daily News

The wonderful children's book, The Teacup Café, which I reviewed in January, is headed to 570 Maine Schools, thanks to Central Maine Power Company.


Marlon James runs wild with his epic fantasy Black Leopard, Red Wolf: EW review  Entertainment Weekly News

Within the first 15 pages of Black Leopard, Red Wolf, the narrator, Tracker, visits a dead king in an alternate realm to drag him back to the living; sleeps with an ...


Is there such a thing as too much self-care? One woman found out.  The Washington Post

Marianne Power had me at hello. I'd only read a few pages of her blog-turned-memoir, “Help Me!: One Woman's Quest to Find Out If Self-Help Really Can ...


Far Cry New Dawn review: Closing the book on Hope County  Shacknews

Hope County looks different in Far Cry New Dawn, but is there enough balance between the new and the old to make it worth a visit?


Maria Popova: By the Book  The New York Times

The author of “Figuring” (and the brain behind the Brain Pickings website) likes how children's books speak “a language of absolute sincerity, so deliciously ...


Green Book reviews: What do critics say about Green Book?  Express

The story of Green Book reads: "Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr Don Shirley (Ali), ...


'The Source Of Self-Regard' Speaks To Today's Social And Political Moment  NPR

Though the essays, speeches, and meditations in Toni Morrison's new nonfiction collection were written over the course of four decades, virtually every entry ...


Assessing the Facebook Problem  The New York Times

Roger McNamee talks about “Zucked,” and Charles Finch discusses the season's best thrillers.


Valeria Luiselli’s Latest Novel Is a Mold-Breaking New Classic  The New York Times

In “Lost Children Archive,” an unhappily married couple set out on a road trip, with their two young children, to visit the ancestral homeland of the Apaches in ...


Netflix's The Umbrella Academy: Season 1 Review  IGN

Netflix's first foray into the superhero genre without Marvel is a confident and hilarious trip. Here's our spoiler-free review of The Umbrella Academy.


Dan Mallory, 2 Starkly Similar Novels and the Puzzle of Plagiarism  The New York Times

Last year, while promoting his debut thriller, “The Woman in the Window,” Dan Mallory praised the tradition of literary mimicry: “It is often said that 'good writers ...


Green Book review – a bumpy ride through the deep south  The Guardian

Mahershala Ali plays a jazz musician who confronts the racism of his driver, played by Viggo Mortensen, in a warm but tentative real-life story.


It’s been 18 years since Elizabeth McCracken’s last novel. ‘Bowlaway’ was worth the wait.  The Washington Post

The story of a larger-than-life bowling enthusiast deftly flits between tragedy and comedy.


Desperate parents have the strangest hacks for getting their kids to behave  The Washington Post

The Longest Shortest Time podcast host Hillary Frank compiled anecdotes for “Weird Parenting Wins.”


An Anti-Facebook Manifesto, by an Early Facebook Investor  The New York Times

In “Zucked,” the venture capitalist Roger McNamee — a former mentor to Mark Zuckerberg — reveals the inner workings behind the platform's troubling rise to ...


A new book promises to help women find joy late in life. If only it were so simple.  The Washington Post

Mary Pipher's “Women Rowing North” takes a New Age approach to a harsh reality.


Leigh Bardugo returns to the Grishaverse with ‘King of Scars’  The Washington Post

In “King of Scars,” Leigh Bardugo returns to the Grishaverse she created in her “Shadow and Bone” and “Six of Crows” series, where citizens known as Grisha ...


Late in the Day by Tessa Hadley – review  The Guardian

Two long-term couples' lives are changed by a sudden death in Hadley's wonderful tale of ageing and adultery.


Best new books - New novels to read now  Good Housekeeping UK

Good Housekeeping's books editor reveals her top 5 new books to read now.


'Black Leopard, Red Wolf,' by Marlon James book review  The Washington Post

Stand aside, Beowulf. There's a new epic hero slashing his way into our hearts, and we may never get all the blood off our hands. (Riverhead). Marlon James is ...


A road story for the Trump era – Valeria Luiselli’s remarkable new novel  The Globe and Mail

Lost Children Archive, the third novel by Valeria Luiselli, is at its heart a road story. A family of four ventures toward the border in Arizona from their home in New ...


'The Darkest Year' explores how Americans adapted to World War II  Christian Science Monitor

The appeal of William K. Klingaman's 'The Darkest Year,' which uses contemporary sources to survey the national psyche in the tense months after the ...


The Persistence of Anti-Semitism  The New York Times

Deborah E. Lipstadt's “Antisemitism: Here and Now” charts the new guises of an enduring hatred.


Andrea Levy, chronicler of the Windrush generation, dies aged 62  The Guardian

The writer Andrea Levy, who explored the experience of Jamaican British people in a series of novels over 20 years has died, aged 62, from cancer.


‘Goodbye to Tenth Street’ Review: A Final Sweeping  Wall Street Journal

A lively novel of the Abstract Expressionist art scene that is everything you'd expect from critic Irving Sandler, who seemingly befriended every painter, writer and ...


When Social Media Goes After Your Book, What’s the Right Response?  The New York Times

The culture of internet book criticism is passionate and intense. Late last month, Amélie Wen Zhao, a debut author, canceled her young adult fantasy novel after ...


The AI Text Generator That's Too Dangerous to Make Public  WIRED

In 2015, car-and-rocket man Elon Musk joined with influential startup backer Sam Altman to put artificial intelligence on a new, more open course.


From Cosmos to Canaan: The Bible in verse, by Jock Stein 15 Feb 2019  Church Times

A refreshing approach to the Bible's texts, says Katharine Dell.


The Most-Read Book Reviews of 2018  Publishers Weekly

We review more than 8000 books per year, and these were the 10 most-read reviews of books published in 2018.


Glasgow Girls review: A self-aware musical urging solidarity through song  The Irish Times

In this galvanising take on a true story about Scottish teenagers who stood up for an asylum-seeking friend, you have to park your cynicism to believe change is ...


Pastoral Care and Intellectual Disability: A person-centered approach, by Anna Katherine Shurley  Church Times

THIS thoughtful contribution to the literature of pastoral care, while aimed at those practising in the American context, has much to offer pastoral carers in other ...


A Delightful Inheritance: 150 Years of Monkton Combe School, by Peter Leroy  Church Times

A SCHOOL history, such as Peter Leroy's well-told account of Monkton Combe School, is a window on a world. It is, to be sure, a little world to those outside it, ...


How The New York Times Book Review Chooses Its Reviewers  New York Times

Stephen King, a recent Times reviewer, wrote back in 30 seconds and was a “dream” to edit. It's not always that easy.


MWPA Saves Local Book Reviews with Boost from Stephen King  Publishers Weekly

Backed by social media support from author and Maine resident Stephen King, a petition and lobbying effort by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance has ...


Christopher Lehmann-Haupt’s Most Memorable Book Reviews  The New York Times

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, the influential critic who died earlier this week, wrote some 4,000 reviews and essays during his three-decade tenure covering ...


Everybody who loves books should check out ‘The Library Book’  The Washington Post

Susan Orlean had never burned a book before. The idea was repulsive to her, calling up images of Nazis tossing Torahs into the flames. But she wanted to know ...


‘Green Book’ Review: A Road Trip Through a Land of Racial Clichés  The New York Times

“Green Book” is a road movie set in 1962, long before Apple or Google Maps or Waze, but as it makes its way from New York to Alabama and back, you might ...


Education Across the United Kingdom 1944-2017: Local government, accountability and partnerships, edited by Robert McCloy  Church Times

Dennis Richards looks at 70 years of trying to get education right.


The Library Fire That Ignited an Author’s Imagination  The New York Times

Susan Orlean's “The Library Book” is an absorbing account of the 1986 fire that devastated the Los Angeles Central Library and a homage to libraries ...


Stephen King’s Halloween book is shockingly . . . heartwarming?  The Washington Post

Elevation” is a slim, humane novel about the virtues of being neighborly.


How The Times Avoids Conflicts of Interest in Book Reviews  The New York Times

Pamela Paul and two other editors of The New York Times Book Review explain how they use the section's long tradition as a “political Switzerland” to try to ...


Maureen Corrigan Picks The Best Books Of 2018, Including The Novel Of The Year  NPR

*Fresh* Air's book critic recommends her 10 favorite books of the year, including The Great Believers, Rebecca Makkai's sweeping story about the AIDS epidemic ...


Is This the Best One-Volume Biography of Churchill Yet Written?  The New York Times

Andrew Roberts's “Churchill: Walking With Destiny” tells the full story of an extraordinary life.


‘Milkman’ — one of the most challenging books of the year — is also one of the most rewarding  The Washington Post

The delay didn't help. We've waited almost two months to get our hands on Anna Burns's “Milkman,” the novel that won the Man Booker Prize in London on Oct.


‘Come With Me’: Love in the time of technology  The Washington Post

Helen Schulman's “Come With Me” delves into the interplay of technology and relationships with edgy, upsetting and tragic results. And yet, the story is also ...


Murder and music coincide in ‘Destroy All Monsters’  The Washington Post

Rock music has always had a kinship with violence, from Jerry Lee Lewis's flaming piano to the pantomimed gun deaths in Childish Gambino's recent “This Is ...


These Are Some of the Best Book Reviews We’ve Ever Read. A Sing Sing Prisoner Wrote Them Over a Century Ago.  The New York Times

Back in 1911, The Times discovered a trove of literary criticism inside one of the state's most notorious prisons — but couldn't figure out who the author was.


James Frey’s ‘Katerina’ is a million little pieces of narcissism and may be the worst novel of the year  The Washington Post

Hang on tight. James Frey has written a memoir disguised as a novel about his first novel that was disguised as a memoir. But the only thing you really need to ...


Becoming by Michelle Obama review – race, marriage and the ugly side of politics  The Guardian

This revealing memoir offers new insights into her upbringing on the south side of Chicago and the highs and lows of life with Barack Obama.


Dreams are dangerous — and contagious — in Karen Thompson Walker’s apocalyptic thriller  The Washington Post

To Herodotus and Homer, dreams were divine prophesies to be interpreted by priests. Then psychoanalysts saw them as the quickest route to the unconscious.


Book review: John Grisham's latest, 'The Reckoning,' is good, bad, then good again. But there's still a...  Deseret News

John Grisham's latest novel will have you moving around in your seat like a whacky roller coaster.


Green Book review: how the movie flattens America’s racist history  Vox.com

Green Book took home three Golden Globe Awards on Sunday for Best Comedy, Best Screenplay, and supporting actor Mahershala Ali — and that's hardly a ...


In ‘Becoming,’ Michelle Obama Mostly Opts for Empowerment Over Politics  The New York Times

The former first lady's memoir is mostly about her childhood in Chicago, her marriage and her time in the White House, but she leaves room for some ...


What's behind a recent rise in books coverage?  Columbia Journalism Review

If it occasionally feels like nobody reads books, anymore—that we are indeed witnessing the slow death of the literary novel, and the rapid decline of leisure ...


Book Review: Stephen King's 'Elevation' celebrates a tolerant America  The National

Ben East reviews the American author's latest novel, which tells the story of a man grappling with something supernatural.


In Tessa Hadley’s new novel, death mixes everybody up  The Washington Post

With each new book by Tessa Hadley, I grow more convinced that she's one of the greatest stylists alive. The British author of seven novels and several story ...


Stephen King Reviews Tana French’s ‘Extraordinary’ New Novel  The New York Times

In “The Witch Elm,” squabbles and accusations rend an Irish family after kids find a human skull wedged in a tree on their property.


Comic Book Reviews: 'Fantastic Four' and 'Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise'  Louisville Eccentric Observer

The book opens with the Fantastic Four moving into their new headquarters in Grimm's apartment on the eve of the wedding.


In Barbara Kingsolver’s ‘Unsheltered,’ Trump is just the latest threat to Earth’s survival  The Washington Post

The novel relates our current culture war to the battle over Darwin more than a century ago.


Witty And Stylish, 'Insurrecto' Offers An Inside View Of The Pain Of Colonization  NPR

Ever since I was young, I've loved stories set in the far-flung reaches of the West's many empires — from the British Raj of E. M. Forster's A Passage to India to ...


A ‘Talented Mr. Ripley’ pursues literary fame in ‘A Ladder to the Sky’  The Washington Post

John Boyne's novel is a satire of writerly ambition wrapped in a psychological thriller.


In Barbara Kingsolver’s New Book, a Family Teeters on the Brink  The New York Times

Unsheltered,” a big, gripping, emotionally complex novel on the same scale as “The Poisonwood Bible,” explores what it means to have a safe place in the ...


Our 15 Most-Read Book Reviews of 2018  ChristianityToday.com

Mr. Rogers's dangerous side, what we lose when hymnbooks disappear, and quitting the tug-of-war over Dietrich Bonhoeffer's legacy.


The 10 Best Books of 2018  The New York Times

The editors of The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year.


What does it mean to be Native American? A new novel offers a bracing answer.  The Washington Post

Toward the end of Tommy Orange's devastating debut novel, a 4-year-old Native American boy keeps asking his grandma: “What are we? What are we?” (Knopf).


Alice Walker: By the Book  The New York Times

The author, most recently, of the poetry collection “Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart” feels a duty to read about countries devastated by war: “The suffering, ...


Motif Photo Book Review: Limited Software, OK Book  Tom's Guide

Apple Photos no longer lets you create projects such as photo books within its interface. However, the printing *service* that was behind those projects is now ...


An enigmatic child sends a small town on a search for answers  The Washington Post

Diane Setterfield haunts familiar ground in “Once Upon a River,” an eerily mystic tale of a mute child who captivates the local townspeople after she's seemingly ...


The publisher of ‘Adèle’ asked me to endorse the book. I could not.  The Washington Post

Here is a window into how the world of book publishing works: Last fall, while on a book tour, I received a note from an editor at Penguin Books asking whether I ...


Isabel Wilkerson on Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ and the Great Migration  The New York Times

The former first lady's long-awaited new memoir recounts with insight, candor and wit her family's trajectory from the Jim Crow South to Chicago's South Side ...


Antisocial Media, book review: Good intentions gone bad  ZDNet

Siva Vaidhyanathan details the many ways Facebook divides us, and offers suggestions on how to counter its damaging effect on democracy.


A novel attempt to understand the father of the atomic bomb  The Washington Post

Louisa Hall's “Trinity” uses fictional characters to revisit the life and legacy of Robert Oppenheimer.


An Epic Blaze Propels Susan Orlean’s ‘The Library Book’  The New York Times

Orlean's latest, inspired by the mystery of a fire that destroyed and damaged more than a million books in Los Angeles, is also a tribute to public libraries.


Mixbook photo book review: Great online editor, stunning photo prints  PCWorld

Mixbook is one of our favorite photo book services with an awesome web-based creation tool, and excellent print quality.


Shutterfly photo book review: Great photos, not-so-great editor  PCWorld

Founded in 1999, Shutterfly has been in the online photo printing business the longest among all its DIY photo book competitors. It's very popular, with millions ...


Book reviews: Mazes, stories share about the Book of Mormon in 'Amazing Scriptures' and ' From Lehi to Moroni'  Deseret News

Theses books target younger readers and share about the Book of Mormon with activities and illustrated stories and temple facts.


Bob Woodward’s meticulous, frightening look inside the Trump White House  The Washington Post

It's hard to imagine a more disturbing portrait of a president than the one Bob Woodward painted of Richard Nixon in his final days: paranoid, poisoned by power ...


John F. Kennedy’s assassination sets a thriller in motion in ‘November Road’  The Washington Post

It is a moment in history we return to again and again: the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Entire libraries have been filled with volumes generated by this ...


‘Milkman’ Slogs Through Political and Cultural Tensions in Northern Ireland  The New York Times

In Anna Burns's novel, winner of this year's Man Booker Prize, an unnamed girl is menaced by a political dissident's affections.


Picaboo photo book review: Decent overall, but photo reproduction is inconsistent  PCWorld

Picaboo is certainly a contender among the many services that let you create and order a custom photo book online. The company is mostly focused on photo ...


Book Review: 'Keeping At It' by Paul Volcker  Fortune

At 91, former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker pulls no punches in "Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Governance."


36 books for history lovers: BBC History Magazine's Christmas reading list  BBC History Magazine

It's been a fantastic year for new history books, but which titles absolutely demand attention? Here's an index of our books of the year 2018 – as chosen by our ...


‘Putney’ is the perfect book club pick for the #MeToo moment  The Washington Post

Thought-provoking and relevant, Sofka Zinovieff's new novel “Putney” will provide plenty of book groups with fodder for discussions about female sexuality, child ...


‘Ohio’ explains how America got into this dark mess of alienation and frustration  The Washington Post

Stephen Markley's bruising novel offers a prehistory of now.


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