Book Reviews

Night is an eye opening true story, about the author’s experience as a prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp. You could read hundreds of stories from different Holocaust survivors and still learn something new from Night. Elie Wiesel fills each page with enough imagery that...

Our main character Ellen is well versed in relationships and the human psyche. She couldn’t be happier when she meets a wonderful guy, except the wonderful guy has a relentless ex-girlfrien stalker. Somehow the reader is pulled into the head of both the heart-broken stalker...

A new page-turner about doubt, passion, and just how much you can trust someone, from the authors of bestseller The Wife Between Us. The instant #1 New York Times bestseller (January 2019) everyone is talking about! People Magazine's Book of the Week • Bookish's "Must-Read Books of Winter" • PopSugar's "Best Books of...

by Zora Neale Hurston This stunning story about one of the last known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade. Cudjo’s narrative of being captured and taken into bondage is heartbreaking and horrific. His recollections of a childhood in Africa and the raid on his village are...

by Dalia Sofer Historical Fiction In the aftermath of the Iranian Revolution, Isaac is wrongly accused of being a spy, taken and jailed. His family doesn’t know where he is and their terror increases as his wife searches for him as he attempts to survive in prison. Sofer’s debut novel...

by Chris Bohjalian Perhaps one of Bohjalian’s best books, we are instantly drawn into a family who has more secrets than even they realize. Annalee Ahlberg has a problem, she walks in her sleep and more. When she disappears from her bed one cold night, her daughters and husband...

by Pete Hamill If you could live forever but never leave the island of Manhattan, would you? Hamill - a prolific writer who is known for his journalism and editorial work, gives us the poignant and gripping story of Cormac O’Connor who can live forever – on an island. From...

Douglas Preston Bestselling author and journalist Douglas Preston gives us a fun and intelligent book that is part Indiana Jones and part research document. The reader learns a tremendous amount about a part of Honduras that has literally disappeared under cover of jungles. Illness, insects, animals and weather all challenge...

By William Kent Krueger Ordinary Grace is a brilliantly moving account of a boy standing at the door of his young manhood, trying to understand a world that seems to be falling apart around him. It is an unforgettable novel about discovering the terrible price of wisdom and the enduring...

by Beth Hahn This psychological thriller is at once a warning and a siren call. Hahn’s writing style grabs the reader at page one and doesn’t let go. The character development is brilliant, and the twists and turns are not expected. A brilliant choice for a book club that...