Category Archives: book reviews

Book Review: Reclaiming Conversation, by Sherry Turkle

There is a wealth of information and speculation on how technology affects us. Books like The Shallows: what the Internet is doing to our brains have crystallized concerns (which have been extensively debated) that technological advances can have a significant downside for the … Continue reading

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Book review: Sting, by Sandra Brown

Sting, the latest novel by Romance-Suspense master Sandra Brown, turns the typical romance novel formula upside down by showing just how deadly love can be. Sting begins with a woman walking into a bar. It may sound like a familiar … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide, by Michael Oren

Appointed by Bibi Netanyahu, historian Michael Oren served as Israeli ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2013. Born and raised in New Jersey, Oren moved to Israel in 1979 and served with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).  He … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Have you ever wanted to write a book, but never seem to have the time? What if I told you that you might have already written it, just in an alternate universe…? That is the core concept behind Genevieve Cogman’s … Continue reading

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Graphic Novels and Comics for Kids

Getting books in the hands of kids, especially reluctant readers, is something I am very passionate about. So I outwardly cringe when I hear an adult tell a child that a graphic novel or comic book is just a bunch of … Continue reading

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