Paper Things

Jennifer Jacobson
Ari's mother, before she died, made Ari promise to stay with her brother Gage. Now Gage is 19 and leaving foster care and Ari (5th grade) goes with him to live a homeless lifestyle. Staying with friends, or in shelters causes trouble with Ari's school work and friends. Should she stay with Gage or break her promise and go back to...

Review by Michele R. »

Watch the Sky

Kirsten Hubbard
Jory's stepfather, Caleb, believes the end of the world is coming. Under his tight control, the family watches for signs and prepares. As the process becomes more and more difficult and absurd, Jory begins to question following Caleb. ...

Review by Michele R. »

As the Crow Flies: a Di Nick Dixon Novel

Damien Boyd
This is a fantastic British style mystery by a new author (at least new to me), Damien Boyd. The rock climbing cover grabbed me right away and made me curious about the title. It is a very procedural story with lots of twists and turns. The ending I did not see coming which makes it one of my favorite authors right now. ...

Review by Betsy M. »

Inherent Vice: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Jonny Greenwood
Film director Paul Thomas Anderson has kept Radiohead guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Johnny Greenwood busy scoring and arranging for his last three films, There Will Be ...

Review by Keith S. »

Mario Bauza

Mario Bauzá
Mario Bouza was one of the first instigators of Afro-Cuban Jazz in the early 1930’s. ...

Review by Keith S. »

Firewall

DiAnn Mills
Shortly after newlywed computer expert Taryn Young and her businessman husband Francis "Shep" Shepherd arrive at the Houston International Airport for the start of their honeymoon a bomb explodes. When Taryn awakens in the hospital she discovers she and her missing husband are the prime suspects in this act of terrorism. ...

Review by Katheryn C. »

Identify and Evaluate Advertising

Valerie Bodden
Up to date information on how to be media savvy. Just why do we buy the stuff we buy? ...

Review by Christopher S. »

Covenant's End: a Widdershins Adventure

Ari Marmell
Covenant’s End is the last book in an exciting, dark, funny, torturous series. If you haven’t read any of the other books in Widdershins series, I suggest you start with Thief’s Covenant. ...

Review by Linda S. »

I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend

Martin Short
I remember seeing Martin Short on Saturday Night Live recently thinking, "Man, he is gonna burst!" When he performs, he performs. He is all in, no holds barred. ...

Review by Betsy M. »

Women in Clothes

Sheila Heti
This fun book is described as “an exploration of the questions we ask ourselves while getting dressed every day”. ...

Review by Annie S. »