Book Reviews

Audiobook Review: The Hate U Give

By on April 10, 2017

There’s considerable buzz around Angie Thomas’s debut young adult novel, The Hate U Give. The Times (UK) reviewer says that it could very well be the YA book of the decade, and…

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Dual Review: Two by Taylor Jenkins Reid

By on April 4, 2017

I had a good case of the February blahs, and I needed some sunny reading with snappy prose and compelling plots. Enter Taylor Jenkins Reid, recommended by Anne Bogel…

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Book Review: Wishful Drinking

By on March 16, 2017

After Carrie Fisher died in December, I read many tributes to her witty and affecting literary voice. It seemed a shame that I’d never explored her work, so I…

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Audiobook Review: A Window Opens

By on February 15, 2017

I heard Elisabeth Egan, author of A Window Opens, give an interview on The New York Times Book Review Podcast in the summer of 2015. She seemed like someone I would…

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The Busy Person’s Guide to Keeping Your New Year’s Reading Resolution

By on January 10, 2017

You’ve made a resolution to read more, but… there are kids to shuttle, endless work, dinner to cook, and, of course, The Bachelor to watch.

What to do?

Today, I’m sharing my…