Over 200 years ago, the residents of Paris spent 12 hard-earned sous to walk through a little wax museum on the Boulevard du Temple, in order to be titillated by the well-molded figure of the court
Every now and then you come across a writer and wonder—while reading his or her latest tome—how on earth you haven’t read their books before.
This first book in a planned series of children’s books targets a very precise audience. The Hospital Critterz series was created for ill and hospitalized children and their families.
The current recession sets the backdrop for Where I Belong, Gwendolyn Heasley’s debut novel.
I admit that this review was a difficult one for me to write. How do you comment on a graphic novel adaption of an Ayn Rand book without talking about Ayn Rand herself?
Do men really find women who knit sexy?
“A story is like a dance. It takes at least two people to make it come to life, the one who does the telling and the one who does the listening.”
Told in blank verse, this story of the early pirates touches on a universal theme of children growing up without adequate adult role models.
Don’t let the diminutive size of Sometimes I Feel Like a Nut: Essays & Observations fool you—it’s filled with big laughs, emotions, angst and enough four-letter words to get Kargman ki
Meghan Chase is a somewhat human girl who once lived a somewhat normal life.
Hummingbirds: Facts and Folklore from the Americas lives up to the promise of its title.
What’s for Dinner? Quirky, Squirmy Poems from the Animal World is far more than a collection of 29 delightful and sometimes surprising poems for children.
Robert Olen Butler, best known for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain, his 1993 Pulitzer-Prize winning collection of short stories, has been turning out first-rate fiction for three deca
Were it possible to review Imogen Robertson’s debut historical mystery, Instruments of Darkness, through two separate lenses—first as a straight historical novel, and, secondly, as a strai
With the same imagery and tone as Sleepy Hollow and a hint of The Village’s mystery, Sarah Blakely Cartwright has written a novel based on David Leslie Johnson’s screenplay for th
The last time I conscientiously ventured into the murky, tangled world of New England literature was a back-to-back reading of The Crucible and The Scarlet Letter my junior year i
Sometimes the scope of human tragedy is too large to comprehend. The mind grasps for alternate explanations in order to come to terms with staggering loss.
This first novel by John Micaud is certainly packed with family and their place and life details.
Dogtag Summer brings to life a piece of American history so recent and so raw that most kids won’t get to study it history class, and it does so in a way that is both emotionally wrenching
Len Fisher is an author of popular science, and his How to Dunk a Doughnut was named Best Popular Science Book of the Year by the American Institute of Physics.
This is a tale of how friendship can bloom and warm the most unique of hearts.
Courtney Milan’s latest novel Unveiled demonstrates why she is the author to watch in historical romance.
Plenty of great Scottish crime writers have entertained us for years with their special blend of deadly Celtic noir. Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, Allan Guthrie, Stuart MacBride—to name but a few.
Successfully mixing two genres—comedy and crime—is a daunting task, but talented writers, like Tim Dorsey, manage to accomplish what readers seek in the mixture of the two.
Eloisa James has splendidly blended an old-fashioned fairy tale with a new-fangled romance and a popular television show, giving readers humor mixed with touching romance and titillating passion.