How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals by Sy Montgomery

Imagine crouching before a creature’s silk-lined burrow where a furry Tarantula (nicknamed Claribel) will emerge, to catch a glimpse of its pink tipped feet – this just part of the Read more...

Posted by on October 28, 2019

Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li

“One can and must live with loss and grief and sorrow and bereavement. Together they frame this life, as solid as the ceiling and the floor and the walls and Read more...

Posted by on August 30, 2019

I’ve Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life by Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver, journalist, NBC anchorwoman, and author of several books, has shared her most private, in depth thoughts in her recent book I‘ve Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2019

The Lido by Libby Page

Kate Matthews, a shy, pretty young woman, is making her start as a reporter for a newspaper in Brixton, a small neighborhood in London. Tasked with interviewing the locals about Read more...

Posted by on December 4, 2018

The Woman Left Behind

It was sheer madness for Jina Modell, who shouldered her pack and used her compass to “find” her team leader Levi in the wilderness. She kept telling herself that the Read more...

Posted by on November 10, 2018

Giada’s Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita

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

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 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

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

Natural Disasters: I Cover Them. I Am One. by Ginger Zee

The weather around us can cause horrific disasters – tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and so much more. For television meteorologists like Ginger Zee, all these situations are a challenge: to present Read more...

Posted by on March 23, 2018

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen

If you are a fan of PBS and have been able to view even one episode of America’s Test Kitchen, you probably realize how seriously the chefs and staff take Read more...

Posted by on February 21, 2018

Are You Being Served? A BBC Comedy Series by Mollie Sugden

Brace yourself for a hilarious mix of characters in the BBC classic comedy series “Are You Being Served?”  Set in London from 1972-1985, the comedy’s premiere episode was at first Read more...

Posted by on November 9, 2017

The Switch by Joseph Finder

The security line was in a tangle at the Los Angeles airport, so Michael Tanner was relieved when a TSA agent handed him his MacBook Air – or what he Read more...

Posted by on October 14, 2017

Wired by Julie Garwood

Beautiful Allison Trent loves searching for the puzzles in her computer hacking. It’s all for the good, she rationalizes, as she finds the money trail of missing funds at a Read more...

Posted by on September 7, 2017

Gizelle’s Bucket List: My Life with a Very Large Dog by Lauren Fern Watt

Trying to find an affordable apartment in Manhattan can be a challenge, even for a resident New Yorker. For 25 year old Lauren Watt, relocating from Nashville to the Big Read more...

Posted by on July 19, 2017

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