With the Holidays upon us, most of us think about spending time with our family. Here are some young adult titles that focus on family stories and prove how important familial bonds are. The Last True Poets of the Sea by Julia Drake The premise: A modern re-telling of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the novel chronicles the story of a wild,
Autumn days are for atmospheric books. With the right blend of thrilling mysteries and spine-chilling tensions, suspense and thrillers are perfect for those foggy mornings and chilly nights. Here are some of our recommendations.
With its ability to take one from a different place or a different time, science fiction and fantasy novels are for those who are looking for the ultimate escapist reading experience. Here are some of the new titles we recommend. What happens: Assigned to the case of a suicide victim who claimed her son’s existence had been erased, investigator Barry
It’s almost the season where a good book paired with a strong, hot cuppa sounds terribly enticing. Here is a list of books we recommend when you feel like curling up and staying indoors. Jessica Francis Kane’s Rules for Visiting combines a dose of wit with a plethora of botanical facts as gardener May Attway undertakes a journey to reconnect
August has been celebrated as Women in Translation month since 2014, when book blogger Meytal Radzinksi brought attention to the underrepresentation of women’s work in translated literature. One of the great powers of the written word is its ability to articulate the human mind across boundaries and to envelop us in other worlds. With so many phenomenal women writers across the globe, our
“They reach, grown people, for something beyond, way beyond and way, way down underneath tissue. They are remembering while they whisper the carnival dolls they won and the Baltimore boats they never sailed on. The pears they let hang on the limb because if they plucked them, they would be gone from there and who else would see that ripeness
One of my favorite authors, Octavia Butler, once wrote, “In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn.” It’s a quote about resilience and empowerment. So here are some of the biographies of women who, like a Phoenix, rose to shine like stars. THE QUEEN OF HEARTBREAK TRAIL : THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HARRIET SMITH
10 Books to Read for Women’s History Month Celebrate Women’s History Month with these stories about women who challenged stereotypes and improved the world around them. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg By Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame- she was just trying to make the world a