Black Hammer Vol. 2: The Event by Jeff Lemire

Marooned in a small country farm town, Abraham Slam and his family of strange heroes cannot leave. Their adventures in Spiral City woking as unlikely heroes seem like another life Read more...

Posted by on August 28, 2018

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Amidst the rising tensions of the Civil War, President Lincoln is dealing with more than the state of the country; his son Willie caught something akin to typhoid fever and Read more...

Posted by on August 25, 2018

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Neuromancer is the cyberpunk novel.  Published in 1984, it both popularized the genre and is the genre’s most essential work.  It tells the story of a cyberspace cowboy named Case, Read more...

Posted by on August 21, 2018

Giada’s Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita by Giada De Laurentiis by

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis is familiar to many from her appearances on The Today Show and Food Network’s Giada at Home. Her new cookbook, “Giada’s Italy: My Recipes for Read more...

Posted by on August 18, 2018

Learning to Drive by Isabel Coixet

Learning to Drive is a leisurely, character-driven movie billed as a "comedy drama" but its overall tone is more hopeful and reflective than hilarious.

Posted by on August 18, 2018

The Big Book of 30-Day Challenges by Rosanna Casper

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to improve your life across a spectrum of personal levels in just one month – where you can prioritize the changes to fit your schedule? Rosanna Read more...

Posted by on July 24, 2018

The Postmortal by Drew Magary

The Postmortal is set in an America not too far in the future,where a man has discovered the cure for aging. While at first this is outlawed, and is only Read more...

Posted by on July 21, 2018

The Great Wall by Yimou Zhang

Viewers who want period accuracy and believable tales can skip this one.  For the rest, the story is entertaining, but not particularly surprising. 

Posted by on July 11, 2018

Herding Cats: A Sarah’s Scribbles Collection by Sarah Andersen

This book is a collection of comics by the artist Sarah Andersen (better known as Sarah’s Scribbles to her online followers.) The book can really be split into two sections: Read more...

Posted by on July 3, 2018

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Tina Fey is a powerhouse of the writer/actor/comedian/producer variety, and now her deadpan snark finds itself on the page in her memoir, Bossypants.

Posted by on June 30, 2018

The Right Side by Spencer Quinn

Army Sergeant LeAnne Hogan knows that there is something important that she must remember about her last mission in Afghanistan, called “Operation Midnight Special” but finds past events too elusive Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2018

How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan

How to Change Your Mind is a methodical, straight-laced dive into psychedelic research without the “counterculture baggage”. In his newest book, Michael Pollan takes a historical and experiential approach to Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2018

Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness by Rachel Kelly

Journalist Rachel Kelly, formerly of The Times (UK), has made significant strides to overcome her debilitating depression that was chronicled in her first book “Black Rainbows.” Through her journey to Read more...

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Here and Gone by Haylen Beck

Audra Kinney is trying to escape her abusive husband. While driving through Arizona, an unsettling small town sheriff pulls her over. Audra thinks things cannot get any worse when she Read more...

Posted by on May 7, 2018

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is a sweeping, carefully plotted novel of politics and trade in Japan when the island nation closed its borders to all others. There Read more...

Posted by on May 1, 2018

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