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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I See You

3

Your daily routine could kill you. Read more...

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Egg

5

A welcome dose of sweetness and light. Read more...

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The Lover's Dictionary

5

Apparently, David Levithan is a lot more adept at expressing my feelings than I am. Read more...

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Octavia E. Butler's Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

4

This bold adaptation of Butler's groundbreaking masterpiece will thrill established fans and win over new ones. Read more...

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The Smell of Other People's Houses

4

Not your typical setting for a teen novel, it's Alaska! Read more...

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Far from Fair

4

Life isn't fair, but that doesn't mean it isn't something special. Read more...

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Cat Castles: 20 Cardboard Habitats You Can Build Yourself

4

Perfect for the crafty cat lover!! Read more...

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The Best Bear in All the World

5

"We'll be friends forever, won't we Pooh?" And 90 years later, the answer is still yes. Read more...

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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

5

This joyously readable exploration of the creative process, by the bestselling author of "Eat, Pray, Love," brims with candor and encouragement. Read more...

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The Naturals (Book #1)

5

From Dorothy Gale to Harry Potter, everyone enjoys a story of an ordinary person discovering they are anything but. Read more...