Reader Review: “Daisy Jones & The Six”

by Leslie (Albany): A trip back 50 years to the LA music scene sounds like a great adventure with all the hot 70s music groups. And it was that, and more. Weaving my way...

Reader Review: “Demon Copperhead”

by Zena Ryder: The first chapter of David Copperfield is titled: "I Am Born." The opening sentence of Demon Copperfield: "First, I got myself born." Barbara Kingsolver had wanted to...

Reader Review: “Gilded Mountain”

by BuffaloGirlKs (Kansas): Set in the fictional high altitude Colorado towns of Moonstone and Ruby in the also fictional Gilded Mountains Range, this novel tells the story of yearning for a better life and...

Reader Review: “Stories from Suffragette City”

by Tony C. (Parkville, MD): October 23rd, 1915: "Stories from Suffragette City" has the ambitious goal of telling you 13 different stories that take place on this important day in Women's history. Think about...

Reader Review: “Bewilderment”

by Tony C. (Parkvillem MD): "Bewilderment" by Richard Powers only has one flaw: it is not "The Overstory," his sweeping epic combined stories about trees to meditate on the importance of all living things....

Reader Review: “The Marriage Portrait”

by Roberta (Los Ranchos): Maggie O'Farrell has written another great historical novel. In this book she writes about Lucrezia de' Medici, who was married at a young age to Alfonso, Duke of Ferrara in...

Reader Review: “Still Life”

by Darlene Goetzman (Buffalo, NY): To me, these characters were as evocative as any Steinbeck could craft. While the setting was primarily Florence, Italy and the themes art history, art, love and more -...

Reader Review: “Jacqueline in Paris”

by PhyllisE (MILL VALLEY): This was such a good book! It reads like a well-written memoir even though it's historical fiction. And while it has been arduously researched from an enormous amount of available...

Reader Review: “Exiles”

by Shirley F (Las Vegas,NV): I just love the way Jane Harper develops a plot, adds tension and suspense, and brings out important themes of friendship and community. The book begins with a mysterious...

Reader Review: “The Bell in the Lake”

by Katherine Pond: Received a copy of this book to discuss on BookBrowse. Although the human story revolves around three young people and their interactions, the true story is about tradition and modernity. ...

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