Book Reviews

Comic Book Review - WWE #11

<i>Liam Hoofe reviews WWE #11…</i><p>The Boom! Studios <b>WWE</b> series has been fairly consistent in recent months, so it was a shame when last month’s <b>WWE #10</b> failed …

WWE

Best Picture Books of 2017

CHILDREN'S<p>Released: Sept. 12, 2017<p>Reviewed: May 31, 2017<p>CHILDREN'S<p>Released: Sept. 12, 2017<p>"An effective argument for unplugged exploration, submitted …

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Kevin Young - Bunk - Book Review

Poet and scholar Kevin Young offers a history of the hoax and a chilling indictment of our current moment in this ambitious book. <b>Bunk</b> opens in the …

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Comic Book Review- WWE Survivor Series Special #1

<i>Liam Hoofe reviews Boom! Comics WWE Survivor Series Special…</i><p>Back in August, when I reviewed Boom! Studios’ <b>WWE SummerSlam Special</b>, I finished the …

WWE

Book Review: 'The Intuitionist' is a truly elevating read

Lila Mae launches an investigation into Intuitionist methodology after an elevator she gave the clear plummets

Best Fiction of 2017

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>Reviewed: July 17, 2017<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>"Very smart and very entertaining."<p>All …

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Book Review - Nnedi Okorafor's BINTI

I have something to confess to you. It’s not a big deal, but it’s distracting so I want to save it for just a bit. Keep it on your mind though, I’m …

Science Fiction

Ellen Crosby - The Vineyard Victims - Book Review

Author Ellen Crosby has uncorked a heady, suspenseful story in <b>The Vineyard Victims</b>, the eighth book in her Wine Country Mysteries series, set in …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Book Review: The Fog Lifted

<i>A Clinician’s Victorious Journey with ADHD</i><p>Kristin Seymour is a clinical nurse at Washington University’s Heart and Vascular Center, at Barnes-Jewish …

ADHD

Hank Early - Heaven's Crooked Finger - Book Review

Hank Early’s riveting debut novel, <b>Heaven's Crooked Finger</b>, is set in Georgia's countryside, deep in mountain country. Most of its residents haven’t …

Book Review: SA exile's tale of travelling up sh*t creek with a paddle

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Dan Rather - What Unites Us - Book Review

Dan Rather has enjoyed something of a renaissance recently, emerging as the leading force behind News and Guts, an online outlet that provides …

National Guard

Ruby Namdar - The Ruined House - Book Review

The Ruined House<p>By Ruby Namdar<p>Harper<br>$29.99<br>ISBN 9780062467492<br>Published 11/07/2017<p>Fiction / Debut Fiction<p>Buy the book<p>Trending Book Reviews<p>The Wine …

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Matthew Weiner - Heather, the Totality - Book Review

Heather, the Totality<p>By Matthew Weiner<p>Little, Brown<br>$25.00<br>ISBN 9780316435314<br>Published 11/07/2017<p>Fiction / Debut Fiction<p>Buy the book<p>Trending Book …

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Book Review: The Power Of A Single Number

<i>Originally published on September 28, 2017</i><p><i>Reviewed by Ian Robertson, CFA</i><p>"Gross domestic product (GDP) is the most powerful statistical figure in …

Business

‘Below Zero’ Book Review: Behold the Beauty of Life Lived in the Cold

Depending on your perspective, the pictures you’ll find in <i>Below Zero: Adventures Out in the Cold</i> will fill your heart with yearning or make you …

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BOOK REVIEW: Singers’ mothers spill the beans

From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars by Virginia Hanlon Grohl<p>02 November 2017 - 06:28 David Gorin<p>This …

Frightening, important read on vital topic

Simon Haw, Book Review<p>This is probably the most frightening book I have read this year. The title On the Brink is extraordinarily apt because that is …

South Africa

QUANTUM ASTROLOGER'S HANDBOOK by Michael Brooks, Book Review

A history of the Renaissance mathematics that birthed imaginary numbers, probability, and the new physics of the universe.<p><i>The Quantum Astrologer’s</i> …

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Book review: Curing Affluenza takes aim at our all-consuming passions

Richard Denniss doesn’t mind pissing people off. He’s good at it. His entertaining and punchy book Curing Affluenza will, with luck, kickstart a …

Bill McKibben

Book Review - Filthy Labors: Poems by Lauren Marie Schmidt

<i>Filthy Labors</i> by Lauren Marie Schmidt / Curbstone Books / ISBN: 978-0810134690 / 104 pages / 2017<p>I was nursing another cold Peroni at a wobbly table …

Poetry

Book review - "Scalia Speaks" - CNA Columns: Guest Columnist

<i>Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived</i>, a compilation of public speeches given by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin …

Antonin Scalia

Heroic Book Review

I’d like to add my voice to the chorus praising <i>Scalia Speaks</i>, the recent compendium of speeches given by the late, great justice. In doing so, let me …

Antonin Scalia

9 Page-Turners Too Addictive To Put Down

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p><b>Origin</b> by Dan Brown<p>"The plot is absurd, of course, but the book is a definitive pleasure. Prepare to be absorbed—and in more ways than one." Another Brown (<i>Inferno</i>, 2013, etc.) blockbuster, blending arcana, religion, and …

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Financial History Issue 123 (Fall 2017)

This issue features "Mobilizing US Business for the Great War," "Where are they Now? The Ford Syndicate of 1956," "From Head Shops to Whole Foods," …

Whole Foods

Liara Tamani - Calling My Name - Book Review

Add Louise Erdrich (LaRose, The Round House) to the growing list of literary authors to dabble in dystopian fiction....<p>One sunny morning in 2010, a …

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Allen Say - Silent Days, Silent Dreams - Book Review

Silent Days, Silent Dreams<p>By Allen Say<p>Arthur A. Levine<br>$21.99<br>ISBN 9780545927611<br>Published 10/31/2017<p>Children's / Children's Picture<p>Buy the book<p>Trending …

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Garth Nix - Have Sword, Will Travel - Book Review

Add Louise Erdrich (LaRose, The Round House) to the growing list of literary authors to dabble in dystopian fiction....<p>One sunny morning in 2010, a …

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Liora Blake - Ready for Wild - Book Review

Add Louise Erdrich (LaRose, The Round House) to the growing list of literary authors to dabble in dystopian fiction....<p>One sunny morning in 2010, a …

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Book Review: Last Star Burning

<b>Last Star Burning by Caitlin Sangster</b><i>Synopsis:</i><br>Sev is branded with the mark of a criminal—a star burned into her hand. That’s the penalty for being …

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