Staff picks

Browse all our staff-written book reviews, featuring books for all ages, from kids through adults. Or, focus in on just what you're looking for by filtering our picks by age or genre.

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We Are Water

5

This modern family drama is thought-compelling, well-written and intense. Read more...

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The President Has Been Shot! The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

5

A striking account of JFK's assassination. I just can't say enough about how fantastic a read this is. Read more...

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Archetype: A Novel

5

My heart was racing, I could not read this fast enough! I absolutely loved every minute of it. Read more...

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My Beloved World

5

A candid and inspiring memoir of Sonia Sotomayor's journey to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more...

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The Rosie Project

5

If you like Sheldon in "The Big Bang Theory," you'll love Don in "The Rosie Project." Read more...

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The Sweetheart Bargain

4

This is a sweetheart of a romance about dogs, Coast Guard heroes, girls trying to start over and meddling grandmothers. Read more...

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Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies

4

Thoughtful discourse on topics ranging from football to gun control to songwriting, combined with awesome new and quotable curse words. Read more...

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The Other Typist

4

Who is Odalie Lazar? Intrigue, dark humor and mistaken identitity in this bathtub gin-fueled noir mystery will keep you guessing until the very end! Read more...

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Hank Finds An Egg

5

A whimsical woodland creature learns a lesson in kindness in this beautifully photographed, wordless picture book. Hank is sure to win you over! Read more...

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Night Film

4

Fans of Stieg Larsson and Gillian Flynn will enjoy this super-creepy thriller that will keep you up at night! Read more...