Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair

Phiona is a young girl of quiet charm and determination. A slum girl in Uganda, she sells her maize on the street every day to help her family. It’s a Read more...

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

  Jeremy’s job at the Video Hut in Nevada, Iowa just got a whole lot more interesting. One of the regular customers has returned complaining of weird footage in the Read more...

Posted by on April 17, 2017

March by John Lewis

March is a trilogy of graphic novels by Congressman John Lewis. The series tells the story of the freedom marches that lead to the desegregation of the south and the Read more...

Posted by on April 13, 2017

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Medieval Russia is a place where forest spirits still roam, water spirits lurk in rivers waiting for their next victims, and benevolent house spirits crouch in fireplaces. A girl named Read more...

Posted by on March 31, 2017

Arthur & George by Stuart Orme

“Who do you think you are, Sherlock Holmes?” As Arthur and his loyal assistant Woodie investigate the sinister case of animal “rippings” that sent an innocent man to prison, people Read more...

Posted by on March 27, 2017

The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

When I found my husband at the bottom of the stairs, I tried to resuscitate him before I ever considered disposing of the body…I pretended to be weighing my options. Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2017

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Dark matter is a fast-paced scifi thriller that riffs on the idea of multiple universes, exploring the unknown territory of choices not made and roads not taken. In this world, Read more...

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Dishonored 2 by Bethesda

In the first Dishonored the queen is assassinated and her heir princess Emily is kidnapped. It is up to her right hand man Corvo a cunning and stealthy fighter to rescue Read more...

Posted by on March 12, 2017

Shadowed Souls by Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes

The world is not black and white, rather it is a multitude of shades of gray. Heroes can often be found in surprising places, defying our expectations of what is Read more...

Posted by on March 11, 2017

A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

“Cats don’t cry,” Cat tells herself constantly. The oracle is done with crying. She’s escaped a terrible life and has started a new one in the circus. War is brewing, territories Read more...

Posted by on February 15, 2017

The 24-Hour Wine Expert by Jancis Robinson

From the title, it seems hard to believe that this slim volume can impart enough wine sense to place you as a “wine expert” in such a short time frame! Read more...

Posted by on February 14, 2017

The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

Wedding science fiction with literary fiction in a post-WWI setting, The Arrival of Missives is a unique and enjoyable coming of age story. Shirley Fearn is seventeen and has it Read more...

Posted by on January 25, 2017

The Flash: Season 2 by Greg Berlanti

***There are spoilers for the end of Flash Season 1 ahead*** The singularity that opened when Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash, was defeated, has been closed. It came at a Read more...

Posted by on January 17, 2017

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Ove doesn’t think he is ill-tempered, grumpy, or terse when conversing with other people, or dealing with a stray cat that thinks it should belong to him. However, when significant Read more...

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Company Town by Madeline Ashby

New Arcadia is a city in transition. Perched atop a ruined oil rig in the Atlantic, the city has just been acquired by the wealthy industrialist Zacharias Lynch, who plans Read more...

Posted by on December 20, 2016