Sunday, February 7, 2016

Book Review

Book Review

It was the summer of the book for me; but, I was busy this fall and the books piled up. I also read some sequels and books in series that were just so-so. But, below...

"Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf Short, simple, and sweet—but, oh, so very sweet! Such is Kent Haruf's final book, "Our Souls at Night." The recipient of so many awards, including the National...

Saying farewell to summer is hard, but fall brings a new season for reading curled up inside with an apple or a cup of tea and a cookie — and maybe sitting outside on...

Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin When Wednesday Martin moves with her husband and toddler to Manhattan's Upper East Side, she experiences cultural shock. It is a socially and culturally opposite environment from The West...

Here are three books about education, debunking the prevailing wisdom about college choice, examining social trends impacting academic success, and the science behind childhood achievement. "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote...

Rhode Island Center for the Book recently selected Barrington author Jamie Michalak's "Joe and Sparky Go to School" as the Rhode Island submission for the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Sept....

If there is young person old in your life who is looking for some fun summer reading, any of these books would make a perfect companion on a lazy afternoon. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by...

By Lynda Rego Summer reads can be a little lighter than those that tickle our fancy in the cold, winter months. This time of year, I turn to guilty pleasures as much as more serious...

Two authors with strong ties to Barrington are among those whose works have been nominated for 2016 RI Teen Book Awards. Peter Johnson, who is a Barrington resident and who regularly visits local schools to...

'The Dinner' by Herman Koch The narration of Herman Koch's very unusual story takes place entirely during the courses of a dinner at a high-end restaurant in Holland. This place has been selected by Serge Lohman,...
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