Reviews

Libraries make collection decisions based on book reviews. And, book reviews are an excellent way to thank and author for an enjoyable read.  My reviews are listed by authors last name. If it's an advance reader copy (ARC ) the actual review page will have further details in the FTC section. I try to connect  readers to a synopsis, my thoughts, and links to the author, or photos from the galley packet. My hope is reader's will find new books to love. 



A

The Unwomanly Face of War   Svetlana Alexievich 
Baby Animals from Africa   Barb Asselin

B

Each Little Lie   Tom Bale
The Wonderling   Mira Bartok
Bark if You Love Me    Louise Bernikow
Magic Words    Edward  Field and Mike Blanc
Mr. Owliver's Magic at the Museum   Carolyn Bracken
The Animals Among Us  John Bradshaw

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Ink and Bone Rachel Caine
Not Just Toys   Danny Calderon
The Finding     Meg Campbell
O Pioneers  Willa Cather
Where are the Children     Mary Higgins Clark
Wild Zoo Train    Carmela LaVigna Coyle and Steve Gray
Manga Art            Mark Crilley

D


Thaw       Chelsea Dingman

E


The Plant-Lore and Garden-Craft of Shakespeare    Henry N. Ellacombe


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Light the Dark, Writer's on Creativity, Inspiration, and the Artistic Process   Joe Fassler
A Secret Garden Katie Fforde
A Vintage Wedding by Katie Fforde
The Little Red Wolf  Amelie Flechais
Tall Tall Tree         Anthony Fredericks with Chad Wallac
Poetry for Kids   Robert Frost

G

Leading Lady, Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker  Stephen Galloway
Thinking Like a Mountain     R. Edward Grumbine
In the Sweet By an By       Catherine Ritch Guess

H


J. Rooker Manatee        Jan Haley and Paul Brent
Minik: The New York Eskimo          Kenn Harper
Alexander Hamilton  Jonathan Hennessey
Poe: Stories and Poem            Gareth Hinds
The Forgotten Family of Liverpool       Pam Howes
The Young Guard                E. W. Hornung

J


The Tea Planter's Wife                Dinah Jefferies
Brave Red, Smart Frog: A New Book of Old Tales    Emily Jenkins and Rohan Daniel Eason
The Book of American Negro Poetry           James Weldon Johnson

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Riki-Tikki Tavi               Rudyard Kipling
A Book for Benny             Judith Koppens
Into Thin Air            Jon Krakauer

L


Poe              Nancy Loewen



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The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder              Marta McDowell
My Favorite Husband             Pat McCutcheon
Aerial Geology                     Mary Caperton Morton
Disney Manga Disney Descendents Rotten to the Core v.1 Jason Muell
Code Girls, The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II  Liz 
Mundy




N


Nature's Allies   Larry Nielsen

O


Birds of a Feather          Vanita Oelschlager and Robin Hegen
Ivy in Bloom              Vanita Oeschlager and Kristen Blackwood
Walking with Peety   Eric O'Grey
The Festival Shoes                  Tulolope Okudolo

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The Tell-Tale Heart           Edgar Allan Poe
The East Country               Jules Pretty
Ansel Adams                 Barry Pritzker
The Cycling Wangdoos           Kelley Pulley


R


The Silk Weaver's Wife            Debbie Rix
Dr Who The Dalek Project  Justin Richards and Mike Collins


S


Castle: Medieval Days and Knights Robert; Reinhart, Matthew Sabuda 
Garden Renovation          Bobbie Schwartz 
Homecoming Game       Blake Sebring
The Lake Effect            Blake Sebring
Where the Wild Things Are            Maurice Sendak
How The Grinch Stole Christmas          Dr. Seuss
The Woman Without a Voice            Louise Farmer Smith
Of Mice and Men            John Steinbeck
Moths of the Limberlost            Gene Stratton Porter

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