Book Reviews

Ashbery Collected Poems 1991-2000

Ashbery: Collected Poems 1991-2000

August 30, 2017 3:07 pm By

Ashbery: Collected Poems 1991-2000, Mark Ford, Editor, Library of America - This is the second volume of collected poetry by award-winning American poet John Ashbery, containing seven complete collections from his late-20th century work.

Snap Judgement by Marcia Clark

Snap Judgement by Marcia Clark

August 29, 2017 2:52 pm By

Snap Judgement, Marcia Clark, Thomas & Mercer - Criminal lawyer Samantha Brinkman is used to sparring with respected attorney Graham Hutchins on a TV legal show, and he turns to her for help when his daughter Alicia is murdered.

Copenhagen Affair

The Copenhagen Affair by Amulya Malladi

August 26, 2017 3:42 pm By

The Copenhagen Affair, Amulya Malladi, Lake Union Publishing - Reading The Copenhagen Affair is like savoring chocolate ice cream — until you discover it’s really artificial flavored.

Incarnate by Josh Stolberg

Incarnate by Josh Stolberg

August 20, 2017 7:33 am By

Incarnate, Josh Stolberg, Simon and Schuster - Based in the small Alaskan town of Jarvis, Dr. Kim Patterson is a brilliant psychiatrist with a maverick approach to her profession, but her flouting of hospital rules isn’t appreciated by her superiors.

The Essential Hamilton

The Essential Hamilton, Letters and other Writings

August 15, 2017 12:23 pm By

The Essential Hamilton, Letters and other Writings, Edited with introduction by Joanne B. Freeman, Library of America - Alexander Hamilton’s extraordinary and controversial life headlines a popular musical but if you want an in-depth view of his life,


Ultimatum by Anders de la Motte

July 24, 2017 3:16 pm By

Ultimatum, Anders de la Motte, Atria Books - Detective Inspector Julia Gabrielsson of Stockholm Regional Police can’t make up her mind about the civilian investigator she’s landed as a partner.

The Weight of Night by Christine Carbo

The Weight of Night by Christine Carbo

July 20, 2017 9:56 am By

The Weight of Night, Christine Carbo, Atria - In the summer of 2016, Montana is going through a hellish period of wild fires. Flathead County is especially hard hit, and every official that can be spared is out helping evacuate those in the path of the blaze.

The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

The Fifth Doll by Charlie N. Holmberg

July 9, 2017 4:41 pm By

The Fifth Doll, Charlie N. Holmberg, 47 North - Matrona Vitsin lives in an idyllic village where every day is the same as the last. She helps look after the family’s dairy farm, but try as she might Matrona can never please her parents.

Jack and Norman by Jerome Loving

Jack and Norman by Jerome Loving

July 7, 2017 10:43 am By

Jack and Norman, Jerome Loving, St. Martins Press - In 1977, after a “ten-year drought on the use of the death penalty,” rifles aim and fire toward a circle pined on Gary Gilmore’s dark shirt.