Abc: The Alphabet from the Sky

Benedikt Gross
It's a combination of an I Spy book and a beautiful Alphabet book. The aerial pictures are stunning. They make you wish you were a bird! Not all the letters are easy to spot which makes it fun and challenging. ...

Review by Christopher S. »

Twelve Days of Christmas: a Novel

Debbie Macomber
What gets me in the Christmas spirit? The lights? Nope. The food? Nuh-uh. The terrible glut of cheesy holiday romances that flood the book and direct-to-tv market? Bingo! And if you're like me, you've had your eye on Debbie Macomber's newest in the genre, "Twelve Days of Christmas." ...

Review by Amy B. »

Crooked Little Vein

Warren Ellis
The faint of heart and easily offended should probably leave this book to the bolder and more twisted reader. Warren Ellis, acclaimed horror and sci-fi comic book writer, gives us a hilarious and twisted noir detective story for his premier novel. ...

Review by Colleen M. »

Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts: 225 Inspired Projects for Year-round Celebrations

Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart's handmade holiday crafts : 225 inspired projects for year-round celebrations ...

Review by Katheryn C. »

The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters
I am a fan of Sarah Waters. I loved Affinity, Tipping the Velvet, Fingersmith, and especial The Night Watch. These are all powerful books with deeply complex characters and stunning twists and turns to the plot. The Paying Guest is not like her other books unfortunately. ...

Review by Colleen M. »

The Little Paris Bookshop: a Novel

Nina George
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George is a keeper which means I am going to buy this book. And I will reread it at least once and maybe twice and maybe more. I have marked so many passages that I find I have marked entire chapters. ...

Review by Katheryn C. »

Film Music

Mikaėl Tariverdiev
Simply titled Film Music doesn't really convey the depth of this wonderful collection of music fr ...

Review by Keith S. »


The 51st installment of the DK Kicks series goes to Detroit’s own Kenny Dixon Jr aka Moodyman. ...

Review by Keith S. »

Paper Wishes

Lois Sepahban
Manami and her family are sent to Manzanar, a Japanese Internment camp during WW II. The story is told from Manami's point of view, in journal form, as a young girl who perhaps does not fully understand the situation. Be sure to read the extended authors note which provides factual information. ...

Review by Michele R. »