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Book Reviews

4.06.16

Book of the Day: The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day, The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate:

Today's Book of the Day is Jacqueline Kelly's The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate.

31.05.16

Book of the Day: The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, by Ken Liu

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Annie Crosby reviews The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, her pick for Book of the Day:

Today's Book of the Day is Ken Liu's The Paper Menagerie.

28.05.16

Book of the Day: Weekends with Max and His Dad, by Linda Urban

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today's Book of the Day is Linda Urban's Weekends with Max and His Dad.

21.05.16

Book of the Day: Maybe Something Beautiful, by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today's Book of the Day is F. Isabel Campoy's and Theresa Howell's Maybe Something Beautiful.

14.05.16

Book of the Day: Goodbye Stranger, by Rebecca Stead

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today's Book of  the Day is Rebecca Stead's Goodbye Stranger.

10.05.16

Book of the Day: Shelter, by Jung Yun

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Not only is Shelter one of my favorite novels of the year so far, but its author, Jung Yun, who has just moved to Baltimore, will be at The Ivy on Thursday, May 19, at 7:00!

Kyung Cho is already struggling as Shelter begins. He and his wife, Gillian, can no longer afford the house they share with their young son. One weekend morning, unbeknownst to Kyung, Gillian invites a realtor over to assess their property.

Today's Book of the Day is Jung Yun's Shelter.

7.05.16

Book of the Day: The Boundless, by Kenneth Oppel

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today's Book of the Day is Kenneth Oppel's The Boundless.

3.05.16

Book of the Day: Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill, by Candice Millard

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Larry Miller reviews his pick for Book of the Day:

Today's Book of the Day is Candice Millard's Hero of the Empire.

30.04.16

Book of the Day: Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, by R.J. Palacio

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today's Book of the Day is R.J. Palacio's Auggie & Me.

26.04.16

Book of the Day: Watchlist: 32 Stories by Persons of Interest, edited by Bryan Hurt

Posted By: RebeccaOppenheimer

It's not exactly revolutionary these days to observe that private life is getting less and less . . . well, private. Watchlist, a rich anthology of 32 stories, considers the effects of surveillance and observation on both the watched and the watchers.

Today's Book of the Day is Watchlist, edited by Bryan Hurt.

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