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Featured Books


Adrift by V.P. Saxton
Age and Experiences by Robert Duddle
Amen by Nicholas P. Genix
As brincadeiras da minha rua / Games of My Street by Paulo Chemane
As Quiet as It’s Kept—Shhh... by Jacquelyn Dortch
Asian Ingredient Substitutions by Jean B. MacLeod
Awakening of La Muse, The by S. R. Strickland
Be the Pine, Be the Ball by Paul J. Zingg
Beer and Gasoline by John Knoerle
Being a Witch and Other Things I Didn’t Ask For by Sara Pascoe
Benjamin by Anne Ogle
Between the Fields by Boby Beavers
Blue by Melissa Gole
Book of Luke, The  by Matthew A. Knight
Brothers by M. E. Taylor
Bucky and the Navigator by Kristiana Pelot
Case of Emil Diesel, The by Patricia Menton
Chased Across Australia by Reynold Conger
Chicago 1871 by James E. Merl
Child’s Guide to Wisdom, A by Everton Robinson
Chronicle of the Roman Twilight by John Ranger
City of Sharks by Ian Alexander
Cocoon: Water Child by Veronica Red
Cost of Truth by Julie K. Parrott
Crossroads by Dr. Vincent Lucas Martin
Curious Case of the Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, The by Anthony M. D'Agostino, MD
Curse, The by Xenanique Clarke
Dating Policy, The  by Suzanne Eglington
Dubai the Jungle by Abdullah AlQatami
Family Divided by Dick Parsons
Family Matters by D. C. Moses
Find My Hidden Rose by Sharlyn Duval
Fire, Faith & Glory by R. R. Pravin
Forty Days with Ruth by Carol Welty Roper
Fun Times Growing Up by Donna S. Giuffrida
Game Piece by Alan Brenham
Good Guy Gone Bad: Book II by Lagantra Outen
Heart Whisperer, The by Hosain Mosavat
Hebridean Meeting by Patrick Wetenhall
Horses for Courses by Russell S. Stokes
I Am Just Not Good at Anything! by Nicole Atkinson
I Know Now by Cinda Stevens Lonsway
If I Hold You In My Teardrop by Hosain Mosavat
Illness of Medicine, The by Michael J. Young, M.D.
Imaginary by Helen Walters
Inevitable Dreaming by Dave Dröge
Journey, The by Gayleen Wentz
Journey of Hope, The by Patricia Hope
Just a Dream by Vernal Wright
Lakes in My Head, The by Lesli Chinnock Anderson
Lasso Part 2, The by Dave Bair
Legacy—A World Apart by Raymond L. Cox
Light for a Vanished Sun by Midge Shusta
Light of the Desert by Lucette Walters
Life By Design by Sundardas D Annamalay
Little Leaf by Paul Sauvola
Love is the Answer by Aimee Cabo 
Managed Care by Joe Barrett
MB's Adventures in Dr. T's Marvelous Zoo, Book 1 by R.E. Tegtmeier, M.D.
MB's Adventures in Dr. T's Marvelous Zoo, Book 2 by R.E. Tegtmeier, M.D.
Middle East Quicksand by Robert Thomas Fertig
Moving Blade, The by Michael Pronko
Mystery in the Keweenaw Peninsula by D.J. Martin
Orbiting Dilemma, An by Brett Wortham
Out-Of-Country by Ron Aigotti
Outside the Box by Pietro Barbara
Paradigm Lost: The Founder's Sons by R. Roderick Rowe
Paradigm Shift: Future Comes from Behind by S. T. K. Chan
Penny for Your Thoughts, A by Sherrill S. Cannon
Playing with Passion by Katrina Reinhardt
Poems Short Stories and Things Remembered by Gloria G. Blakeney
Prayer, Praise and Poetry by Susan Champion
Quall Assassin: Talaza's Contract by Yuan Jur
Raven's Resurrection by John D. Trudel
Real Daughter, A by Lynne McKelvey
Saviors of Italia by Harry Salazar
Short Stories of the Yester Years by Gigi Mera
Stronger Every Day by Rich Gordon
Therapy by Mike McCluskey
Tiny Universe, A by Joy Usher
Tiny Universe Companion, A by Joy Usher
Unlocking The Natural Born Leader's Abilities by Salar A. Khan, MD., MBA.
Up to Miracles by Zeynab Salimova
Whatever It Takes by Harvey Cleggett
Who Wants to Be a Litterbug by Donna Goldsmith
Wonderfully Blessed, Highly Favored, Deeply Loved by the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit by Joe Lockhart
    
 
 
 
 
The Book Killers: Wandering Plots
In this ongoing series, Christopher Klim, author and senior editor of the US Review of Books, takes a look at common errors that undermine books.

Perhaps the worst killers of books, albeit fiction or nonfiction, are narratives that lead nowhere fast or, even, those that meander over long periods of time. It's a primary violation of the contract with the reader: a book that says nothing or accomplishes little. For a period leading up to the 1990s, the bookstore shelves were brimming with beautiful prose seeming to serve either the author or a higher sense of literature. They gained prizes and put us to sleep faster than a late night PBS documentary. They helped to kick the industry in the gut and, in the end, to transform mainstream publishing into what it is today, for better or worse. ...
 
 
Reviews for November 2018
100 Tips and Tools for Managing Chronic Illness by Joanna Charnas
Adrift by V.P. Saxton
Age and Experiences by Robert Duddle
Amen by Nicholas P. Ginex
Animals from Another Planet by Annie Cwyk
As Quiet as It’s Kept—Shhh... by Jacquelyn Dortch
Benjamin by Anne Ogle
Between the Fields by Boby Beavers
Billionaires' Handbook, The by Andrew Stevenson
Brothers by M. E. Taylor
Chased Across Australia by Reynold Conger
City of Sharks by Ian Alexander
Confessions of a Clueless Rebel by Tom Corbett
Cost of Truth by Julie K. Parrott
Curse, The by Xenanique Clarke
Devil's Den by Jeff Altabef
Dragonfly by Jim Hummel
Dubai the Jungle by Abdullah AlQatami
Double Wow by Shellie Green-Baker
Family Divided, A by Dick Parsons
Find My Hidden Rose by Sharlyn Duval
Forty Days with Ruth by Carol Welty Roper
Fun Times Growing Up by Donna S. Giuffrida
Good Guy Gone Bad: Book II by Lagantra Outen
Hammond by Jonathan LaPoma
Hebridean Meeting by Patrick Wetenhall
Horses for Courses by Russell S. Stokes
Imaginary by Helen Walters 
Inevitable Dreaming by Dave Dröge
Journey, The by Gayleen Wentz
Journey of Hope, The by Patricia Hope
Just a Dream by Vernal Wright
Lakes in My Head, The by Lesli Chinnock Anderson
Lasso Part 2, The by Dave Bair
Legacy—A World Apart by Raymond L. Cox
Life: As I See It by Jo Ann Spiess, Ph. D.
Light for a Vanished Sun by Midge Shusta
Little Leaf by Paul Sauvola
Mabby the Squirrel's Guide to Flying by Matthew Claybrook
MB's Adventures in Dr. T's Marvelous Zoo, Book 1 by R.E. Tegtmeier, M.D.
MB's Adventures in Dr. T's Marvelous Zoo, Book 2 by R.E. Tegtmeier, M.D.
Mommy, Please Don't Go to Work! by Rhiannon Ally
Mystery in the Keweenaw Peninsula by D.J. Martin
Orbiting Dilemma, An by Brett Wortham
Out-Of-Country by Ron Aigotti
Outside the Box by Pietro Barbara
Paradigm Lost: The Founder's Sons by R. Roderick Rowe
Playing with Passion by Katrina Reinhardt
Poems Short Stories and Things Remembered by Gloria G. Blakeney
Prayer, Praise and Poetry by Susan Champion
Quall Assassin by Yuan Jur
Real Life by Jamil Soucar
Saviors of Italia by Harry Salazar 
Short Stories of the Yester Years by Gigi Mera
Stronger Every Day by Rich Gordon
Therapy by Mike McCluskey
Tiny Universe, A by Joy Usher
Tiny Universe Companion, A by Joy Usher
Up to Miracles by Zeynab Salimova
Who Wants to Be a Litterbug by Donna Goldsmith
Wonderfully Blessed, Highly Favored, Deeply Loved by the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit by Joe Lockhart

 
 
 
Focus Review
Radioactive by Lauren Redniss
Before STEM Programs, before Title 9, before the Suffragettes, Marie “Madame” Curie blazed a path for science and women that marks history. Pioneering research in radioactivity—a word coined by her—Curie discovered two elements (Polonium, named for her beloved Poland, and Radium). In doing so, she established a new science and became the first female professor at the Sorbonne. She was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, and the only person to win it twice for science. For a scientist, filling in even one square on the periodic table is a big deal, and she discovered two. Her research sprawls through chemistry, physics, and medicine to this day, including its long-lasting cultural implications. She ultimately sacrificed her life, dying from radiation exposure prior to a true understanding of the risk. Effectively she pioneered this research as well. ...
 
Recommended Reviews
As brincadeiras da minha rua / Games of My Street by Paulo Chemane
Asian Ingredient Substitutions by Jean B. MacLeod
Awakening of La Muse, The by S. R. Strickland 
Be the Pine, Be the Ball by Paul J. Zingg
Blue by Melissa Gole 
Book of Luke, The by Matthew A. Knight
Bucky and the Navigator by Kristiana Pelot
Burying the Lede by Joseph Levalley
Chicago 1871 by James E. Merl
Child’s Guide to Wisdom, A by Everton Robinson
Chronicle of the Roman Twilight, A by John Ranger
Cocoon: Water Child by Veronica Red
Crossroads by Dr. Vincent Lucas Martin 
Curious Case of the Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, The by Anthony M. D'Agostino, MD
Election, The by Landon Wallace
Fire, Faith & Glory by R. R. Pravin
Heart Whisperer, The by Hosain Mosavat
I Am Just Not Good at Anything! by Nicole Atkinson
If I Hold You In My Teardrop by Hosain Mosavat
Life by Design by Sundardas D, Annamalay 
Light of the Desert by Lucette Walters
Managed Care by Joe Barrett 
Moving Blade, The by Michael Pronko
Paradigm Shift: Future Comes from Behind by S. T. K. Chan
Radioactive by Lauren Redniss
Saving Peg Leg by Michael Fitzpatrick
Whatever It Takes by Harvey Cleggett 
You, Me … And Us by Moctezuma Braussi
Your Pick by V. S. Kemanis

 
 
 
        
 
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